Nalichnaya branch programme of Study
Programme of Study
ILA ASPECT British Kindergarten — is a school for little ones that places great emphasis on its programmes of study.
- All programmes of study are adapted to the Russian culture.
- The lessons are conducted in mini-groups of 6-7children.
‘The Path to Success’, our core bilingual pre-school programme of study, is designed for 5 years and prepares the child for further education both in Russia and abroad because after graduating from our kindergarten children will be able to master any further programme of study regardless of its difficulty. Our programmes not only contribute to the cognitive development of the child but also increase their motivation for further study. ILA ASPECT British Kindergarten teachers can turn any challenging task into an engaging adventure to prove that learning is fun.
ILA ASPECT British Kindergarten provides an opportunity for the child to also follow the additional ‘British Standards’ English language programme of study.
The process of teaching and upbringing at ILA ASPECT British Kindergarten is based on the rules and principles popular in Great Britain. These are our Golden Rules. They are followed in practically all British schools.
Traditional Golden Rules help young children to learn to respect themselves and the people around them, to pay attention to the teacher, to react appropriately to the teacher’s comments. Adhering to the Golden Rules develops a balanced personality and teaches discipline therefore it trains young children to cope with the future school workload without going through a challenging adaptation stage.
|Area of learning||Number of lessons per week/year|
|Junior I (age 3-4)||Junior II (age 4-5)||Senior I (age 5-6)||Senior II (age 6-7)|
|1. Cognitive Development|
|World Around Us (in Russian)||1/36||1/36||1/36||1/36|
|World Around Us (in English)||*||1/36||1/36|
|Maths (in Russian)||1/36||1/36||1/36||1/36|
|Maths (in English)||1/36||1/36|
|Sensory Development and Motor skills||1/36|
|History of St Petersburg||1/32||1/32|
|2. Language Development|
|3. Expressive Arts|
|Arts and Crafts||2/72||2/72||2/72||2/72|
|4. Physical Development|
|Physical Education (in Russian)||2/36||1/36||1/36||1/36|
|Physical Education (outside) (in English)||1/36||1/36||1/36||1/36|
|5. Communication and social development|
|Daily, teacher-children collaborative activities, during daily routine, in collaboration with children’s families|
|Learning activities throughout the daily routine|
|Personal, social and health education||1/36||1/36||1/36||1/36|
|Collaborative activities throughout the day|
|Circle (in Russian and in English)||daily||daily||daily||daily|
|Morning keep fit routine||daily||daily||daily||daily|
|Afternoon keep fit routine||daily||daily||daily||daily|
|Talks during daily routine as required||daily||daily||daily||daily|
|Playtime, discussions, talks (in Russian and in English)||daily||daily||daily||daily|
|2||Individual diet selection||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|5||Bare feet walk||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|6||Keep fit exercise||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|9||General Physical Education||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|10||Target Physical Education||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|15||Quartz lamp air sterilization||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|18||Vitamin C enriched lunchtime drink||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|19||Coating nasal passages with oxoline ointment||+||+|
|20||Adding garlic to soups||+||+||+||+|
Culture programme and celebrations
|1st September||Day of Knowledge (RU), ASPECT Charity Event|
|5th November||Guy Fawkes (UK)|
|11th November||Remembrance Day (UK)|
|4th Thursday in November||Thanksgiving Day (US)|
|The last Sunday of November||Mother’s Day|
|25th December||Christmas Day (US/UK), New Year Concerts|
|27th January||The Lifting of the Leningrad Siege (RU)|
|2nd February||Groundhog Day (US)|
|14th February||St. Valentine’s Day|
|23rd February||Defenders of the Fatherland Day (RU), Sports Celebrations|
|8th March||International Women’s Day, Pancake Day / Shrove Tuesday|
|17th March||St. Patrick’s Day|
|1st April||Day of Laughter (RU), Easter|
|22nd April||Earth Day|
|23rd April||World Book Day|
|9th May||Victory Day (RU), Assembly|
|27th May||St Petersburg City Day|
|31st May||ILA ASPECT Birthday|
|1st June||International Children’s Day / Sports Day|
|12th June||Day of Russia|
The core values
- Our pupils’ positive attitude, their motivation, and willingness to learn when they come to school.
- An innovative and creative approach to education based on excellent programmes and method, delivered by highly qualified teachers.
- A positive and safe environment with acceptance of diverse nationalities and religions as a fundamental pillar.
- A respectful attitude towards one’s own, others’, and the school’s property.
- The ability to work as and in a team, help, and support each other.
- Respectful attitudes toward oneself and others. Freedom of one person ends where another person’s limitations start.
- Charity as a foundational pillar of our community.
- Adopting a holistic approach to every child’s development.
- We foster creative thinking and problem solving.
- We immerse and engage pupils in Russian and European cultural life and values.
- Relaxation time during classes and at break time.
- Following the etiquette rules during meals in the café.
- English music during breaks.
- Culture programme to introduce celebrations and traditions of both the English-speaking countries and Russia.
- Friendship and mutual help between pupils combined with positive competition in class.
- 31st May – ILA ASPECT Birthday.
- Christmas Performance and Women’s Day Performance.
- School uniform in traditional colours of ILA ASPECT: red, grey, black.
- British theatre for our pupils’ self-expression.
- .Travelling to English speaking countries.
- Summer programmes with international teachers from ILA ASPECT based in camps in Russia, The Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Sweden, Finland, and Great Britain.
- .Holding contests and academic competitions.
- Project activities.
- Talks with interesting people.
- Thematic talks.
- Community of parents – like-minded people and helpers supporting our pupils’ success.
- End of year School Assembly.
Specifics and Expectations
- is walking to your destination
- is thinking before acting on impulse
Being respectful means
- showing respect by listening to teachers and others directions
- being kind and considerate to yourself and others
- taking care of school property and materials
- keeping the classroom and school tidy
Take the responsibility
- for your own learning by working in class and doing your homework
- for your actions by keeping your hands, feet, and belongings to yourself
- for your own belongings by keeping your locker and desk tidy