Lower School

The early years in a child's life is filled with wonder, excitement, and joyfulness. At Breck, we honor this time by immersing children in play to unleash imagination, develop skills, and instill a love of learning. 

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Curriculum

Distinctive Programs

Social Curriculum/Character Education

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  • Understanding self and others
  • Focus on friendship skills
  • Mindfulness practice
  • Awareness of bullying and conflict resolution
  • Develop self-advocacy skills
  • Use of Responsive Classroom to build community

Community Engagement

We believe it’s important for children to see the impact they can have on the world…with one act of kindness, a generous heart, and a helping hand. Reflecting our mission of social responsibility, Lower School students learn to give both on and off the Breck campus.  

Activities & Opportunities

  • “Biddying” where our older students serve and befriend young students at lunch
  • Local nursing home visits
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Numerous community food, clothing, and book donation drives
  • Student-led initiatives
  • Philanthropy grants

Student Leadership

In class, children have weekly responsibilities to practice leadership in various roles. Beyond the classroom, students have opportunities to demonstrate leadership with the following opportunities:

  • Student Council
  • Chapel Committee
  • Sustainability Team
  • Service Committee
  • Admissions Ambassadors  

Co-curriculars

Lower School students participate in year-long activities, including

  • Mustang Club
  • Chess Club
  • Robotics

 

Lower School Student Life

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