Berits Junior School - Kindergarten and Primary School, Mombasa, Kindergarten, Pre-primary PP1, PP2
PP1 & PP2: Pre-primary


PP1 & PP2: Pre-primary levels 1 and 2, (this was what was known as Nursery Schools or Kindergarten Schools) elementary knowledge in– numerical, literacy, religious education, environmental, music, psychomotor, and creative areas. This program is made up of Scholastic’s Building Language for Literacy program and theme-based curriculum. The curricula focus on writing, math, science and social development.

Learning Activities

Learning areas at these levels heavily consists of Activities, this is the use of learning aids such as physical objects such as bottle caps to help the learner in counting in Mathematics.

PP (Pre-primary) curriculum design has been developed to embrace the competence based learning approach as stipulated in the basic education curriculum frame-work (BECF). The CBC curriculum design is available in two volumes which cater for children at the pre-primary level in the country. It has been divided into two levels; PP1 (pre-primary 1) for children aged four years and PP2 (pre-primary 2) for children aged five years.

Pre-Primary (PP1 & PP2) learning areas include:

Learning Outcomes

Each learning activity area has both the general and specific learning outcomes clearly stipulated. The learning experiences and the key inquiry questions have also been provided specifically to give guidance to the users during the curriculum delivery process.

The curriculum has clearly identified core competences to be acquired by learners as they engage in activities in different learning areas.

These core competences include:

  1. Communication and collaboration
  2. Critical thinking and problem solving
  3. Imagination and creativity
  4. Citizenship
  5. Digital literacy
  6. Learning to learn and self-efficacy.

Pertinent and Contemporary Issues (PCIs)

Pertinent and contemporary issues (PCIs) have been integrated into the curriculum design to prepare learners for the ever-changing society specifically in order to address the changing needs of the society and ensure the learner’s safety.

Addressing the changing needs of the society through education

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