The pre-kindergarten program is a mixed-aged classroom of three and four year olds. It is designed to be developmental, meeting the needs of individual learners. The girls flourish in an environment that is exploratory and gives them ample opportunities to be leaders, peer tutors, and models for each other. The all-girls school environment, combined with the mixed-age class, allows them to find their voice, empowers them as problem solvers, and gives them opportunities to be empathic and to teach as well as to learn.
Three and four year olds are full of wonder and curiosity. They are typically lively, adventurous, and full of life, finding pleasure in new experiences, games, people, and places. They learn best through play and by engaging in active, hands-on activities that are language enriched. The pre-kindergarten experience is new and exciting, but it can also be a time of apprehension in a new environment, as they work to make new friends and meet new expectations, learn to manage needs, and learn how to work within the routines and requirements of a community. Independence and curiosity are nurtured while the girls are gently encouraged to try new skills and unfamiliar tasks that help develop emerging literacy, numeracy, social, and emotional skills.