The intermediate program, honours the integrity of the learner by nurturing a disposition toward lifelong learning. Teaching that attends to the developmental needs of each young person enables learners to understand themselves and their world and to develop their capacities to think critically, communicate effectively, care deeply, and act wisely.
The focus of the intermediate portion of the elementary school program, which is Grades Four through Seven, is on students who are active participants in their learning experiences. The varied and individual needs of students determine which instructional methods are used. This feature of the intermediate portion of the elementary school program enables students to continue developing their individual potentials, ready to meet the future as educated citizens and productive members of society.