Reopening and Reuniting at Stratford in the Age of COVID-19

As California counties have begun to allow schools to reopen for in-person instruction, many of Stratford’s schools are in the process of welcoming K-8 students back to campus, with stringent health and safety protocols in place.  Prospective families are invited to schedule a tour and learn more.

STRATFORD NEWS

Stratford School’s elementary program focuses on daily Core Knowledge sessions in math, vocabulary, grammar, reading, and writing.

Students also explore specialty subjects several times each week, including music, physical education, art, and Spanish. The schedule below offers a detailed look at what your child will be learning and doing every day, and reflect the Stratford School commitment to providing an uplifting education for every child. 

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

FULL DAY PROGRAM

Arrival/Outside Play

 

7:45- 8:00

Opening Activities

  • Roll & Pledge of Allegiance
  • Daily board practice (Stop & Think on Fridays)
  • Penmanship

8:00 - 8:55

Mathematics

  • Math meeting (calendar & review)
  • Math concept & lesson reinforcement

8:55 - 9:50

Vocabulary

Grammar

9:50 - 10:30

RECESS

10:30 - 10:50

Phonics Jingles (1st grade)

10:50 - 11:50

Reading

  • Oral fluency
  • Comprehension

Creative Writing/Composition

  • Brainstorm
  • Cluster ideas
  • Outline
  • Rough draft
  • Edit
  • Final draft

10:50 - 11:50  

LUNCH

11:50 - 12:35

Music/Physical Education/Art

12:35 - 1:20

Spanish/Computers

1:20 - 2:05

History & Geography/Science

2:05 - 2:50

Read Aloud/Recitation

2:50 - 3:05

Prepare for Departure

3:05 - 3:15

Departure

3:15 - 3:30