Infant Education (1-6 year-olds)
Preschool is an educational period formed by two stages: the first stage or nursery for 0 to 3-year-olds, and the second stage or kindergarten for 3 to 6-year-olds. This educational period has its own identity and its objective is to contribute to the integral development of the child from an emotional, affective, physical and motor point view, as well as from a social and cognitive one, working hand in hand with their families.
Betània-Patmos provides its students with a warm environment and safe surroundings, where young children feel welcome and motivated to learn, facilitating too, the development of their capacities..
Our pedagogy fosters learning while playing and using the scientific method, transforming the learning objectives into challenges, promoting autonomous thinking and not forgetting the importance of repetition and systematization. Emili Teixidó, founder of Patmos, would always say that pedagogy is basically «patience and repetition».
Behind all the educational situations that our pupils experience, there is always an education in values and emotions. With this in mind, the multiple aspects that form us as a person will be worked on in order to learn to be, learn to do and learn to live together.
It is at the preschool stage where we observe the widest maturity development differences due to the age of the children. It is for this, and other reasons, that we have created the Attention to Diversity Commission (ADC), formed by our teachers and our psycho-pedagogical team.
The preschool facilities are located in a sustainable building in Clos Montserrat, a natural area on the woody skirt of the Serra de Collserola Nature Park. The school counts with multiple indoor and outdoor facilities where everyday activities take place, such as an experimental space, Behind all the educational situations that our pupils experience, there is always an education in values and emotionsa library, a theater, an arts and crafts atelier, a space for mathematics, the music room or the physical education gym. All these spaces allow us to develop different learning processes and abilities.
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