Early P-K / Kindergarten

Kindergarten Overview

Aberdeen Hall’s enriched, full-day Kindergarten programme provides students with a nurturing yet challenging environment, designed to develop strong primary literacy and numeracy skills – with specialist instruction in French, Music and P.E.


Kindergarten Highlights

Key Skills:

  • self-care skills and independence
  • active listening skills
  • following instructions and routines
  • communication and problem-solving skills in social interactions
  • identification of the 42 sounds (including digraphs)
  • decoding and comprehension strategies in reading
  • writing simple sentences using conventions and proper letter formation
  • understanding and application of numbers, basic operations, measurement, geometry and graphing
  • a sense of accomplishment and success with mathematics
  • develop curiosity and open-mindedness about the world around us
  • basic coding and keyboarding skills
  • introductory communication skills in French
  • Orff and vocal music skills

Special Projects:

  • whole school speech arts event
  • holiday drama and music presentation
  • French performance
  • 3D structure building
  • Halloween for Hunger Outreach Event

Field Trips:

  • Bilga Pumpkin Patch
  • Okanagan Regional Library
  • High Tech, High Touch Science in school hands on workshop
  • Skating at Rutland arena
  • Swimming lessons at Rutland Family YMCA
  • Kangaroo Creek Farm
  • Penticton Children’s Festival or Fat Cat Festival


What A Typical Day Looks Like in Kindergarten

Period

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:20 am - 8:30 am

Homeroom

Homeroom

Homeroom

Homeroom

Homeroom

8:30 am - 9:25 am

Language Arts

Language Arts

ADST

Language Arts

Language Arts

9:25 am - 10:15 am

Social Studies

Health and Career

Language Arts

Language Arts

French

10:15 am - 10:35 am

Recess

Recess

Recess

Recess

Recess

10:35 am - 11:25 am

French

Math

Music

PE

PE

11:25 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

12:15 pm - 1:05 pm

Music

French

Math

Math

Art

1:05 pm - 1:55 pm

PE

Science

Social Studies

Science

Math

1:55 pm - 2:10 pm

Recess

Recess

Recess

Recess

Recess

2:10 pm - 3:00 pm

Centres

Centres

Centres 

Centres 

Centres 

3:00 pm- 3:15pm

Homeroom

Homeroom

Homeroom

Homeroom

Homeroom