Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The health and safety of our school community continues to be our top priority.  While we have prepared our schools with all the appropriate safeguards for in-person instruction, Stratford School will begin its 2020/2021 school year on August 24 in Distance Learning. For prospective families, we continue to offer personalized virtual tours.

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Many first graders are familiar with computers and keyboards.

Stratford first graders have fun during computer science classes, but the curriculum is academically rigorous and intentional – teaching students the importance of using safe web sites, how to search for information effectively and how to document their online findings.

In a Stratford first grade life science class, first graders are exposed to the concept of scientific method, learning to hypothesize the outcome of experiments, and to plan then record each step in an experimental process.

The Stratford School math curriculum is based on Saxon math, and first graders work above grade level and outside of simple calculations – learning how to create and read bar charts and Venn diagrams – inspiring a love of research, discovery and presentation of results.