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Pre-primary curriculum

Since 2010 Namibia has its own pre-primary curriculum, which was compiled by various experts in the field of early childhood development. 

The curriculum is based on: Stepping Stones by Grove and HauptfleishAll-in-One and The South African Teacher Association Manual for Teaching (3-5 years). 

The focus of our curriculum will be on the development of the child in every aspect (a holistic approach  ̶  emotional, perceptual, motorial, social and intellectual development). 

Regular excursions to interesting venues will be done. 

Activities in the curriculum provide the learner with a general basis to help him/her to master specific academic skills at a later stage. 

Activities, games and songs form an active part of the curriculum, and stimulate the creative development of the child. 

Activities encourage the child to become independent and build a positive self-esteem that is needed for school readiness. 

CONTENT of the curriculum: 

  • My school 
  • Who am I? 
  • My body 
  • What do I look like? 
  • My senses 
  • Good habits 
  • Colours + shapes 
  • My family 
  • Our home 
  • Safety in and around the house 
  • Food and nutrition 
  • Milk and milk products 
  • Wheat (bread) 
  • My clothes 
  • Fruit 
  • Vegetables 
  • Seasons 
  • Growth (trees, plants, flowers) 
  • Wood 
  • Occupations 
  • Ways of travelling
  • Road safety 
  • My health (doctor/hospital) 
  • My pets 
  • On the farm 
  • Wild animals 
  • Birds 
  • Water 
  • Pollution 
  • Our land Namibia 
  • At the seaside 
  • Insects in our garden 
  • I am going to the primary school 
  • Christmas