Early years

Learning through Play

“A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit”

Francois Rabelais

International
Baccalaureate®

World International School is authorized to offer the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate.

Learning Through Play

Our Early Years Programme is structured around the learning-through-play philosophy, which promotes the whole child’s development thanks to challenging and exciting play-based opportunities that encourage young children’s natural curiosity and wonder.

Nursery                                 2,5 to 3 years old

Pre-Kindergarten                 3 to 4 years old

Kindergarten                         4 to 5 years old

10 learning-through-play benefits

Play helps young children:
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1. Build a better and more flexible brain
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2. Explore and express emotions
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3. Foster creativity and imagination
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4. Develop literacy, maths, and science skills
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5. Become aware of different points of view
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6. Deal with real-life contexts
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7. Focus on the goal
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8. Solve tasks
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9. Use critical thinking
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10. Experience positive failure in a safe environment

The PYP Inquiry Approach

The PYP trans-disciplinary inquiry approach ensures that young learners are dedicated time and proper safe
settings to:
  • Investigate the natural world and sense the connection to scientific and mathematical laws

  • Express themselves through visual art, music, and drama

  • Develop real bilingualism

Personal, Social, Physical Education

 

PSPE for Early Years children involves activities that aim to develop physical and spatial awareness, as well as mobility, coordination, and general well-being.

WINS PSPE curriculum promotes:

  • The child’s self-confidence
  • The spatial awareness and how to relate to it
  • The exploration of new movements and skills
  • The team-building
  • A lot of fun!

As a part of our PSPE programme, EY children have weekly sessions at our indoor swimming pool.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Extra-Care Service

Our young learners may participate in a variety of stimulating and fun extra-activities: Music, Little Chefs for a Day, Little Chemist, Chinese Shadows, Cinema Passion, Theatre & Improvisation, Little Farmers, Pet Care, and much more! WINS may also arrange Extra-Care Services for kids and their families (e.g., After-school care, Psychological support, Pediatrician).

International
Baccalaureate

World International School of Torino is an International Baccalaureate® World School for the PYP (Primary Years Programme), the MYP (Middle Years Programme) and the DP (Diploma Programme).

 

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