It concentrates on ensemble building and group work through the use of theatre games and exercises, exploring issues of trust and status through dramatic expression. The specific skills are explored at each grade level based on a different theme. These skills are combined with aspects of Theatre History to devise a small group performance for a specific audience.
The Junior High School Exploratory Music course focuses on musicianship using World music and to create a choral group. They develop basic music literacy and compositional skills through group projects and performances. They will also be introduced to a variety of musical genre and styles.
At Washington School, the students who are still developing English language skills receive additional support through our ESL program.
This course enables the learners to exert to their full potential both academically and socially. There is a strong emphasis on developing literacy skills and strategies for coping up with a curriculum as a second language.
The ESL teachers are highly qualified to facilitate a conducive environment to learning with exposure to oral and written language. The teaching materials are well-prepared and authentic to suit the needs and interests of the students.