Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Stratford School's Distance Learning Program for students in Preschool through Grade 8 provides continued growth and educational development as well as support for our families during this unprecedented time.  For prospective parents, we are offering virtual tours.

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Kindergarten students spend longer periods focusing on one topic than they did in preschool or pre-K – allowing for deeper communication, more critical thinking, and analysis of subject matter.

In the full-day kindergarten program, students tackle math, grammar, phonics, and reading in the morning, while afternoon sessions feature music, writing, Spanish, and science several times each week. The half-day program is offered morning and afternoon, and covers all of the same instruction areas in a compressed format.

Sample Schedule

FULL DAY PROGRAM

Arrival/Outside Play

 

8:00 - 8:15

Opening Activities

  • Roll & Pledge of Allegiance
  • Daily board practice (Stop & Think on Fridays)
  • Printing/Spelling/Dictation

8:15 - 9:00

Mathematics

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

9:00 - 10:00

RECESS

10:00 - 10:20

Vocabulary

Grammar

10:20 - 11:00

Phonics

Reading

Poetry

11:00 - 11:40

LUNCH

11:40 - 12:25

P.E./Music

12:25 - 12:55

Creative Writing/Composition

12:55 - 1:40

RECESS

1:40 - 1:55

History/Geography/Science

  • Experiments
  • Observations

1:55 - 2:35

Read Aloud/Recitation/Sharing/Spanish/Art

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Fine artist

2:35 - 3:15 

Departure

3:15 - 3:30