Pascal Primary School Lemesos
Type: Primary School
Age range: 4-12
Number of students: 164
Cypriot/Foreigner ratio: 1/4
Head Teacher: Jodi Rigas
Student/Teacher ratio: 10/1
Mission: PASCAL Primary School pledges to lay the foundations for all pupils to become responsible global citizens of the future with a forward-looking, committed and responsible vision for providing the highest standards of educational achievement in an environment, which is rich in facilities and educational opportunities.
Governance: Board of Directors.
Head of admissions: Jodi Rigas
Admissions policy: Children and their parents attend an interview with the Head of School and the children may be asked to take a short diagnostic aptitude test. Any progress reports from a previous school need to be submitted for evaluation.
Scholarships: The school may consider scholarships based on documented achievements.
Mid-term entry: Yes
Applying from abroad: The applications from overseas candidates will be considered throughout the year.
Tuition fees: €4,000 – €5,300
Reception Class (Pre-Primary): The children in Reception follow the “Early Years’ Foundation” stage of the British National Curriculum and work towards the Early Learning Goals through a structured programme of rich learning experiences, developing the skills, knowledge and understanding that prepares them for
Primary Years 1-6 follow a combination of the British National Curriculum and Cambridge Primary programme in the core subjects of Mathematics, English and Science. Pupils also study Greek according to the standards set by the Cyprus Ministry of Education. The foundation subjects offered to pupils include Geography, History, Environmental Studies, Art and Design, Music, Physical Education, Design and Technology / Home Economics, ICT and World Religions. ICT is incorporated across the curriculum and pupils develop wide-ranging computer skills.
Languages: English, Greek
Sports: Education that develops intellectually as well as physically active and creative young individuals. Special attention is given to sports, team and individual games.
Children are offered the opportunity to take part in an extra-curricular programme after the school day ends. On an optional basis, all pupils have a chance to get involved in sport, social or artistic activities.
Clubs: Robotics, Drama, Cooking, Music, Ceramics, Textiles, 3D Construction, Football, Swimming, Basketball
The school is housed in suitable and purpose re-constructed building. Multi-purpose room, canteen/cafeteria and multi-purpose sports court.
Bus service: Yes with a supervisor who ensures the safety of all children.
School hours: 8.00 -13.30 (extended day 16.00)
Parents’ association: There is a close cooperation with the Parents/Guardians Association.
Student support: The school provides a caring environment where individuality is celebrated and everyone is respected. By the use of positive reinforcement and good management we have established a whole school approach which helps pupils to feel positive and confident about themselves, their abilities, achievements and their power of decision making.
PASCAL Education is one of the largest and longest standing co-educational organisations in Cyprus (over 1,500 students and over 250 staff members) which comprises three secondary English medium schools, three primary English medium schools and two secondary Greek medium schools, in Lefkosia, Lemesos and Larnaka.
WHAT THE SCHOOL SAYS
What are your strengths? Combination of the new revised British National Curriculum and the Cambridge Primary programme; Greek native speakers follow Greek as a First Language from the Cyprus National Curriculum; Well qualified, committed teachers with high expectations; optional homework support, afternoon activities and supervision until 4 pm
Do you have open days? Yes
Can parents visit during school days? Yes (upon appointment)
Does parents’ association have a role or say in decisions? The role of the Parents and Guardians Association is to communicate and collaborate with the school management in order to enhance and promote the school.
Address: 107 Yianni Kranidioti Avenue, 3112 Lemesos
Tel: +357 22 509240
Fax: +357 22 509250
Email: [email protected]ascal.ac.cy
Office working hours: Monday – Friday 07:30 – 16:00, apart from Wednesday 7:30 – 14:00