This is the first two years of the child's schooling, namely Nursery and Reception. In these classes your child can expect to make friends and have a lot of fun. The curriculum is based on the Early Years and Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum. All learning is topic based and surrounds a central theme. There is an emphasis on socialisation, physical and language development, therefore 'play' is an integral part of the learning in these year groups.
Trident Preparatory School Solwezi has a large outdoor play area and lots of cars, trucks and cycle for the children to play with. In addition to this, in the summer months there is 'water play' and 'sand play' in the winter months.
Children develop when their learning experiences are fueled by a spirit of adventure, within and beyond the curriculum. Trident Preparatory School Solwezi offers a happy, calm and safe environment which is also stimulating and fun. Trident Preparatory School Solwezi understands each child is unique, and a well rounded education must take into account their wider experiences, personal motivation and innate learning styles.
Trident Preparatory School Solwezi provides a high ratio of adult to children enabling concentration on every child as an individual. The school provides personalised learning throughout the school and all pupils have access to a sustained, first class teaching.
Nursery - from 7am – 12:30 hrs
Early Years - 07:20 to 12:30 hrs
KS1 and KS2 07:20 to 13:30 hrs and 14:30 when there are afternoon activities
Trident Preparatory School Solwezi is a multi-cultural, co-educational primary school situated in the heart of the community. The school provides excellent teaching and learning, with a value system that is firmly based in a Christian ethos.
At Trident Preparatory School Solwezi, the children love to learn, therefore the school fosters this love of learning through a broad curricula. The Cambridge International primary curriculum covers the knowledge and skills needed for literacy, numeracy and science. The International primary curriculum covers the other subjects, through a cross-curricular topic based approach. The focus is on skills acquisition through enquiry, investigation and teamwork.
Trident Preparatory School Solwezi are a one form entry school and class sizes range from 7 to 26.
The idea of thinking of others before oneself is embedded into the curriculum. Through the teaching of tolerance, respect and understanding the school celebrates a wonderful diversity of cultures. Trident Preparatory School Solwezi aims to equip children, not only with an excellent academic grounding, but also with qualities of character to see them through their lives beyond school.
Among, Trident Preparatory School Solwezi's greatest achievement is the ability to help pupils discover their own passion and interests that add a new dimension to their lives. The school has quality teachers in every year group supporting and extending the learning for all pupils.
Trident Preparatory School Solwezi offers boarding on the Trident College site with a junior boarding master who lives on site and interacts with the prep boarders on a daily basis.
Head of School: Kirsten Lightfoot
School Administrator: Sheila Mulenga