foundation programme (4 months — 3 years old)

What is the Foundation Programme

The Foundation programme welcomes children between the ages of 4 months and 2 years. Our curriculum framework is child-centred, based on interactions and relationships during caregiving routines, and during exploration and play.

learning goals

Benefits of joining the Foundation Programme

Our programme seeks a constant fusion of care and education, facilitating the child’s learning through interactions with the physical and social world. Benefits of our Foundation programme for the development of babies and infants, socialization, empowerment, autonomy and sharing are:

  • Strengthening socialization
  • Motivation to share
  • Better learning
  • Early responsibility
  • Organizational behaviors
  • Affective development
  • Academic Success
  • Risk management
  • Embracing change
  • Strengthening self-confidence
  • Matching needs
message from coordinator
“We develop our babies into autonomous, secure, curious children, ready to follow other paths, confident in the “marks” we leave on them.”
Ana Filipa Cruz

Foundation Coordinator at Oeiras Valley Campus