Clifton Cubs

Our Pre-Primary here at Clifton Notties is comprised of Grade 00 and Grade 0 classes.

Our Cubs, supported and guided by a team of dedicated teachers, are given the freedom to move, play, explore and create in a safe and happy environment. Our focus is on learning through play, using concrete objects, stimulating equipment and our beautiful surroundings to help trigger learning through self-discovery.

In Grade 0, in order to prepare them for Junior Primary, our little Cubs are slowly exposed to the more abstract concepts of alphabet letters and their sounds as well as the world of numbers. Time2Read and NumberSense are the wonderful programmes which Clifton use to help lay these early foundational skills.

Clifton Pre-Primary really is the ideal place to grow children.

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”

– Fred Rogers

A typical Grade 00 Clifton Cub experience includes:

  • Activities to support and promote cognitive development
  • Psychomotor
  • Classes with a specialised music teacher
  • Swimming lessons with a professional swimming coach
  • Horse sense at our beautiful Clifton Riding School
  • Physical education lessons with specialised sport coaches
  • Outdoor play
  • Play in our fantasy area

A typical Grade 0 Clifton Cub experience includes:

  • School readiness
  • Psychomotor
  • Afrikaans lessons
  • Swimming lessons with a professional swimming coach
  • Physical education lessons
  • Outdoor play
  • Play in our fantasy area

Special events happen throughout the year and are a highlight for our Clifton Cubs:

  • Mini Comrades
  • Mini Olympics
  • “Wet and Wild” Gala
  • Grandparents Day
  • Moms Evening
  • Dads Evening
  • Literature Week
  • Excursions to nearby surrounding places of interest, such as farm visits and Peter’s Gate
  • Nativity Play

At Clifton, every day is open day