In the European Schools, the Primary education cycle consists of grades P1-5 and the age of the pupils spans from about 6-11 years.
The European School Copenhagen currently offers the following grade levels and language sections in Primary:
- Danish language section: P1-5
- English language section: P1-5
- French language section: P1-P3 (P4 will open in 2022/23 and P5 in 2023/24
The European School Copenhagen follows the curriculum set by the European Schools.
In the primary school, the focus is on mother tongue (L1), mathematics and the first foreign language (L2). Other subjects are art, music, physical education, discovery of the world, religion/ethics and the “European Hours”, where students from the different language sections meet for a variety of learning activities.
A general introduction to the three educational cycles, including the primary education cycle, can be found on the European Schools website.
The European School Copenhagen currently offers the following language subjects – click link. An in depth description of the curriculum in the different subjects in the primary education cycle can be found on the European Schools website at this link.