Early Years at Elian’s Castellón


Elian’s students begin their education when they start walking. From this stage onwards we work on creating a positive and stimulating bilingual learning environment in order to achieve affective excellence. The Doman Early Stimulation method of teaching is employed for children aged between 1 and 5 years old and thus begins the development of intellectual excellence.

Also from early childhood we work on crawling, climbing and walking which are vital prerequisites to the development of physical excellence. Our students are also educated in social and personal development as we believe it is necessary to reinforce the child’s knowledge of themselves and to develop an awareness of others.


FOUNDATION STAGE (Nursery & Reception)

The Early Year’s Curriculum begins at 3 years of age with the foundation stage for Nursery and Reception. It is a distinct and important stage consisting of

3 prime areas:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • Communication and Language

and 4 specific areas:

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design.

This curriculum provides an important basis for future teaching. The progress of the children is monitored through on-going and formal assessment.