The Sagemont School, Lower School Campus:
Located in Broward County, Florida, The Sagemont School is a private college preparatory school that offers academic programs to children from PK3 through to 12th Grade. We have two conveniently-located campuses in the beautiful city of Weston, just minutes away from I-75, I-595 and the Sawgrass Expressway. Our Lower School Campus incorporates preschool and elementary school (up to Grade 5) and our Upper School Campus incorporates middle school and high school (Grade 6-12).
Lower School Campus Programs:
• Early Childhood Program:
Teachers create an environment that affords the potential for learning. We focus on projects and activities in a balanced, integrated way.
The daily schedule includes a broad variety of activities that incorporate both group and individual activities. Learning centers are an integral component of our Early Childhood Program.
Teachers prepare centers in conjunction with curriculum plans and add new special interest centers as needed. The program is designed to stimulate learning in social, emotional, physical, and intellectual domains. The majority of the day is spent engaged in classroom activities, specialty classes and fine motor and gross motor activities.
Early Childhood students experience language development through a variety of activities. They are provided with daily opportunities to observe how language is relevant to their lives.
Our teachers incorporate storytelling, finger plays, rhymes, songs, poems, and sharing time. Letter sounds and names are incorporated into each of these activities as well.
Students are prepared for kindergarten by learning the connection between written and oral language. Developmentally appropriate reading skills are introduced in our Pre-kindergarten program utilizing the McGraw-Hill reading series.
• Elementary Program:
The Elementary Program at The Sagemont School emphasizes meaningful instruction for each individual child. Our small class size enables teachers to discover each child's individual strengths and challenges. Teachers develop specific objectives necessary for success in each grade level.
Students are encouraged to think critically and work cooperatively in a mutually respectful setting. Students are encouraged to always strive for their personal best.
Our "hands-on / student centered" curriculum incorporates activities within all the major subject areas of Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science.
In Pre-kindergarten through Grade 5, we utilize McGraw-Hill's reading program, a curriculum that motivates students and supports teachers.
Students read award-winning fiction and content-rich nonfiction. Teachers enjoy carefully sequenced instruction, multi-level resources for independent reading, five-day lesson plans and ideas for cross-curricular and multicultural enrichment.
Everyday Mathematics is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5 enriched mathematics curriculum developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project.
This curriculum empowers students and teachers to understand mathematical content far beyond arithmetic. Everyday Mathematics espouses high expectations and exposes students to enriched mathematical content by involving them in engaging lessons.
FOSS is an elementary school science program developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science with support from the National Science Foundation. FOSS program materials are designed to meet the challenge of providing meaningful science education for all students in diverse American classrooms and to prepare them for life in the 21st century.
FOSS incorporates time-honored methodologies such as hands-on inquiry and interdisciplinary projects with contemporary methodologies such as multi-sensory observation and collaborative learning groups. The development of the FOSS program was guided by recent advances in the understanding of how youngsters think and learn.
- Social Studies:
Emphasis is placed on cultural studies that include exposure to the beliefs, customs and traditions of their own and other cultures through the use of stories, legends, myths and fantasy.
Students will investigate families at home and around the world, basic needs, personal responsibilities, physical and cultural characteristics of the environment, holidays and celebrations, personal family histories, Native American and immigrant populations and the local community.
Geography is an integral part of our social studies curriculum in Grades 1 through 5. Students are encouraged to utilize multiple resources including maps, atlases, globes and the Internet to improve their geographical awareness.
• Elective Classes:
All students in the Lower School Campus have classes in Art, Music, Physical Education, Science, Media, Spanish and Swimming.
• Enrichment Program:
The Elementary Enrichment Program is a value-added pull-out format designed to attract and retain the brightest students.
|Address: 1570 Sagemont Way Weston, FL 33327, Broward County, Florida , USA|
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