Early Years Learning

Building Foundations for a Bright Future

About Early Years

At McCarthy Hill School, our Early Years program is more than just a learning stage; it's a journey of discovery and wonder. We believe in laying the foundation for lifelong learning through a nurturing and stimulating environment.

Learning Environment

Our spacious and interactive classrooms are designed to encourage exploration, creativity, and early social interactions. We understand the unique needs of young learners and provide a setting that promotes growth in every aspect.

Curriculum Overview

At McCarthy Hill School, our Early Years curriculum blends the globally recognized Pearson Edexcel framework with local content tailored to meet the unique needs and cultural context of our students in Ghana. Designed to provide a solid foundation for lifelong learning, our curriculum integrates the best practices in early childhood education with the rich diversity of our local environment.

The Pearson Edexcel curriculum serves as the cornerstone of our Early Years program, offering a comprehensive framework that encompasses all areas of development, including cognitive, physical, social, and emotional domains. Through a combination of structured lessons and play-based activities, we focus on building essential skills and competencies in literacy, numeracy, communication, and critical thinking.

In addition to the Pearson Edexcel curriculum, our Early Years program incorporates elements of Ghanaian culture, traditions, and values to create a culturally responsive learning experience for our students. Through stories, songs, and hands-on activities, children are exposed to the rich tapestry of Ghanaian heritage, fostering a sense of pride and belonging in their cultural identity.

At McCarthy Hill School, we believe that early childhood education should be engaging, meaningful, and relevant to the lives of our students. By blending the best of global educational standards with local content and context, we ensure that our Early Years curriculum not only meets international benchmarks but also reflects the unique cultural heritage of Ghana, preparing our young learners for success in an increasingly interconnected world.

Jolly Phonics

Central to our approach is the renowned Jolly Phonics system. This multi-sensory method accelerates early reading skills, allowing children as young as three years to embark on a delightful journey into the world of letters and sounds.

Themed Activities

Each week and month, our curriculum revolves around exciting themes, making learning a joyous adventure. From themed activities to hands-on experiences, we ensure that our young learners are captivated and inspired.


Language Development

In our nurturing environment, infants learn rhymes and basic sounds, laying the foundation for language skills. By age 18 months, both boys and girls can speak simple words.

Social Interaction

We prioritize social interaction, helping children build relationships with teachers and peers, fostering social development.

Teacher-Student Interaction

Engaging Teaching Styles

Our teachers use innovative and interactive teaching styles to capture the attention and imagination of our young learners.

Individualized Learning

Recognizing that each child is unique, we tailor our approach to cater to individual learning needs.

Shape your future today!

Are you ready to embark on this exciting learning adventure with us? Explore the Early Years program and begin your child’s journey with McCarthy Hill School.