Early yearsLearning through Play
“A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit”
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:
1. Build a better and more flexible brain
2. Explore and express emotions
3. Foster creativity and imagination
4. Develop literacy, maths, and science skills
5. Become aware of different points of view
6. Deal with real-life contexts
7. Focus on the goal
8. Solve tasks
9. Use critical thinking
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
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
A lot of fun!
As a part of our PSPE programme, EY children have weekly sessions at our indoor swimming pool.
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).
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).