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Curricular Program

San Lorenzo School aims to develop the total well being of a child that is geared toward academic and moral excellence, building a strong foundation of values and knowledge from the formative years in the nursery level onto the teenage years in the secondary level, covering three preparatory years and ten years of basic education.

PRE-ELEMENTARY LEVEL

Nursery – This caters to children from 3½ to 4 years old. In this introductory level, scholastic activities that promote social adjustment toward social development is the main thrust. The approach is Montessori in nature, based from the philosophy of Maria Montessori, the proponent of Montessori Education.

Junior Kindergarten / Jr. Casa – This level has a concentration of 4 to 5½ year old children. At this stage, emphasis is toward “growing and developing” rather than in “knowing”. The children are guided to develop themselves through movement, particularly in self-care and care of the environment through Practical Life Activities. The child’s intelligence is developed through the use of Sensorial materials that introduce the child to Language, Mathematics, Cultural Arts, and Computer Education through edutainment. The activities provided in a prepared environment enable each child to teach himself and thereby construct himself.

Senior Kindergarten / Sr. Casa – This level, which corresponds to the ‘Preparatory Level’ in other schools, has a concentration of 5½ to 6½ year old. This stage is characterized primarily by the sensitive periods of reading, writing, and other direct learning of skills. The children are directly prepared to read, write, and count through subjects in Language, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography, Music and Arts, and Computer Education.

GRADE SCHOOL / ELEMENTARY LEVEL

Primary (Grade 1  to Grade 3) – The Primary Level gives emphasis on mastery of the four learning areas with the help of Computer Education. The children are taught to acquire skills and knowledge in English, Filipino, Mathematics, Science Technology and Health, History / Geography / Civics and Culture, Music, Arts & Physical Education, as well as Good Moral and Right Conduct (GMRC).

Intermediate (Grade 4 to Grade 6) – At this level, children are taught to acquire higher skills and knowledge in English, Filipino, Mathematics, Science and Health, History / Geography / Civics, and Good Moral and Right Conduct (GMRC). Knowledge and skills are also imparted in Home Economics and Livelihood Education, Computer Education, Music, Arts, and Physical Education. All subjects are allotted specific number of hours as prescribed by the Department of Education, handled by teachers especially trained for each subject area.

HIGH SCHOOL / SECONDARY LEVEL

In order to ensure quality education in the Secondary Level, San Lorenzo School follows the Desired Learning Competencies for the different subject areas such as English, Filipino, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, Technology and Livelihood Education, Information Technology, Music Arts Physical Education and Health, and Values Education.

This level aims to discover and enhance the different aptitudes and interests of the student so as to hone his talent and equip him with competitive skills and information to better prepare him for the business world, or to further his formal studies in higher education.

General Curriculum (Grade 7 to Grade 10) – Students in this curriculum are provided with the required units for the respective subject areas with exposure to experiential activities in line with entrepreneurial development in information technology, retailing, accounting, and basic management.

Science Curriculum (Grade 7 to Grade 10) – Students qualified in this curriculum are provided with advanced Science and Mathematics subjects with additional units as prescribed by the Department of Education in preparation for the Science courses they will be taking in the Collegiate level.