Learning Units


In each year, we study different Learning Units which are cross curricular in content and include History, Geography and Science. During the year Kindergarten and Transition Class students will study four Learning units, and in Classes 1, 2 and 3, students will study five Learning Units. Here is our Learning Units Programme:


  • I'm Special : We are alike in many ways, but each person has qualities that makes them unique
  • My New School : All People Learn How to Cope with New Situations
  • Colour my World : Colour is all around us and helps us understand the world
  • The Animal Kingdom : Humans are only one of the animals living on the planet



  • My Friends: Making and keeping friends are important attributes
  • Once upon a Time: Our imaginations grow through listening to, telling and acting out stories
  • Plants we Eat : All over the world people use plants for food
  • Work it Out : Work is a central focus in our community


Class 1

  • Me and my Senses : We are unique individuals and use our senses to understand the world around us
  • Old and New : Children learn through toys and games. These have changed through time
  • Favourite Stories : We can understand our culture and heritage through stories
  • Exploring Materials : We can do things with materials to find out how they behave, what they can be used for and how they can be changed
  • Living Things : All living things have basic survival requirements


Class 2

  • Looking after Myself : The human body has basic needs to live and grow
  • Living by the Sea : The environment we live in affects our lifestyle
  • Around the Clock : Light and dark affect our lives and the lives of other things
  • Journeys we Make : People require organized systems to make journeys
  • Amazing Water : Water is essential for life

Class 3

  • Let's celebrate : How and why different festivals are celebrated around the world and their significance within different communities
  • A Journey through Time : Who the Ancient Egyptians were, how they lived and how this compares to our lives today
  • Near and Far : About life on the Cote d'Azur and how this compares to other parts of the world
  • Marvellous Materials : About basic properties of different materials and how they are used in different ways around us
  • Mighty Mini-beasts : What mini-beasts are, where and how they live and their role in nature
  • Plants around us: The basic functions of plants and their role within life on Earth


Early Years Learning Units