Grade school

VISION

We envision Lorma Colleges as an educational Institution with a global perspective emphasizing quality, Christian values, and leadership skills relevant to national development.

MISSION
OBJECTIVES

Lorma Grade School is a Christian Educational Institution that provides variety of learning experiences which will enable the pupils to learn, develop and live as Christian individuals and members of society.

            Thus, the young Lormanian is guided to:

            A. achieve his/her best academically, live Christian values in school, at home and in the                                 community.

            B. Become self-disciplined, self-reliant and able to make responsible choices;

            C. and Lead creative and worthwhile activities beneficial to himself and to others.

ACADEMIC/ INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM

To empower students for service anywhere in the world through Christian-inspired, quality driven, and service-oriented education and training.    

Lorma College believes in the following:

An aggressive and innovative approach in attaining its main goal, achieving a lot with limited resources, knowing what other institutions are doing, adopting, or improving and using these that can be applied to the College;

 

The effectiveness of the positive affirmation style of management where achievement and admirable qualities are emphasized and given sincere appreciation, and areas that need improvement are prioritized and plans are made for improvement by all concerned.

 

A strong and continuing faculty and staff development program in the College is a vital component of the total effort

to attain the main goal of the College.

 

Stability and strength as a base in achieving quality education relevant to national needs and development.

 

Above all, that giving honor and glory to God in every thing that we do is most important in all official activities of

the college.

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION

 

The Grade School Department has the following subjects:

a. LANGUAGE

            The English Language Arts program develops the pupils’ communication and linguistic competence.  It gives emphasis on the four basic communication skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing which in  turn serve as tools in learning other content subjects.  These skills will not only prepare the pupil for higher education and for his future profession but will greatly help in making him a better person.

 

b. READING

            The Reading program aims to develop in the pupils a lifetime reading and specific development skill in listening, speaking, writing, comprehension, word study, recreation reading, interpretative reading, choral recitation and remedial reading.

            It aims to equip the pupils with skills, attitudes, habits and values necessary for their growth as content reader and as productive members of the society.

 

c. FILIPINO

            The Filipino Language Arts aims to help the Lorma Grade School pupils progress from guided manipulation to communication in Filipino. It focuses on the four basic skills; listening, speaking, reading and writing.

 

d. MATHEMATICS

             The mathematics program aims to develop pupils’ competency in basic mathematical reasoning, alertness to reasonableness of results, appropriate computational skills (mental math, use of technology, paper and pencil proportion and probability, applying math in daily life situation.

 

e. SCIENCE AND HEALTH

             The program aims to give functional understanding of science concepts and principles linked with real life situations and to acquire science skills, as well as scientific attitudes and values needed in solving everyday problems pertaining to health and sanitation, nutrition, food production and the environment and its conservation.

 

 f. SOCIAL STUDIES

          The program aims to develop in the pupils social awareness that results in responsible citizenship in a community. To achieve this objective, the pupils need to know about the basic human activities that go on with the various communities of man. They will explore the history of their own culture, the influences of other cultures and geography of the Philippines 

g. HOME ECONOMICS AND LIVELIHOOD EDUCATION

            Home Economics and Livelihood Education aims to develop pupils’ interests and skills in the four areas such as Home Management, Agriculture, Industrial Arts, Entrepreneurship and other related livelihood activities, making them productive citizens.

 

h. EDUKASYON SA PAGPAPAKATAO (ESP)/CVE

         ESP/CVE is a dimension of Values Education. It covers seven core values; Health, Truth, Love, Spirituality, Social Responsibility, Livelihood and Nationalism. Related values have been added to expand the core values. The development of values goes hand in hand with the three divisions of learning: Cognitive (What do I think), Affective ( How do I feel), and Psychomotor (What will I do). The values program delves with the proper behavior and conduct necessary for the development of a productive citizen. 

 

 i. MUSIC, ARTS, PHYSICAL EDUCATION and HEALTH

          The Music program in the elementary school is regarded as a vital cultural experience. There is singing, listening and appreciation, creative activity and self-expression through rhythm and songs. A great deal of emphasis is placed in the enjoyment and creative expression of music.

          The art program consists of the production and appreciation of visual art works. Through this two-fold approach, the pupils learn to express himself in various arts media giving him free use of his creative powers. He also learns to evaluate and appreciate the products of his creativity thereby developing his visual literacy. 

     The physical education program seeks to make the pupils physically capable and socially adjusted. The instructional activities and experiences are designed to meet instructional activities and experiences which are designed to meet the health, safety, physical and recreational needs of the pupils.

          The Health education program is based on the vision that the knowledge and skills acquired in the program will benefit pupils throughout their lives and help them to thrive in an everchanging world by enabling them to health literacy and to develop the comprehension, capacity, and commitment needed to live healthy, experience active lives and to promote health awareness to the community.

 

j. COMPUTER

           The program aims to give the pupils the basic knowledge to understand what a computer is and what it does, to familiarize the pupils in using the computer and enable them to develop skills and confidence in working with computer. The program aims to prepare the pupils for innovations and technology in the globally competitive world.

 

k. MOTHER TONGUE

      It is a generic and international term that refers to the first language or home language of the child. The components of Mother Tongue in the schools are Reading, Language, and Filipino subjects. It is only for the Grades 1 –3.

 
 
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Elizabeth R. Camara, LPT, MaEd
Director, Basic Education Schools

Moving forward in 2022, while we continue to be vigilant against COVID-19 and observe safe management measures, the focus of the Basic Education Schools (BES) is to continue its best efforts to provide quality education and school experience for all the students.

 

We further built our systems around our already-cloud-based academic program to deliver high-quality remote learning. Supports and adaptations were made to the schedule, grading system, student engagement, parent engagement, as well as aspects of school culture and social-emotional supports. We created a schedule of Zoom/Google meetings that encompass instruction as well as check-ins. Attendance for our FlexOn learning has been strong, with approximately 80% attendance in classes. We continue to reach out to students to increase attendance.  Teachers created a chart in Google Forms to track assignments and task completion. Parents are allowed to have access so they can monitor the progress of their children. Our online assessment systems have continued, and pre-school to Grade 2 have been administering one-on-one assessments as best as possible. If guidelines allow, we are considering one-on-one in-person assessments in April to best assess our younger students.

Our FlexOn and Hyflex modalities will accelerate learning through appropriate digital tools. We will forge ahead to realize our school’s vision of developing our students to be globally competitive for a constantly changing world through a forward-looking, balanced and holistic Lorma education, a vibrant learning community with a caring culture, close collaboration with our parents and continuous Faculty and Staff professional development.

 

Our instructional program anchors on the FlexOn-L.O.R.M.A. (Learner-Centered, Organized, Relevant, Mission Driven, Adaptable) framework for STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics), integrated and assessed learning.

 

Our BES Students learn through structured and guided inquiry, student centered-FlexOn technology and interdisciplinary instruction. Reading and research practice, arts, math and social and emotional learning are woven into STREAM-Centric Curriculum, which is designed to help our students learn academically, socially and emotionally through a framework that provides opportunities to develop resilience, practice leadership and communication, explore careers and ultimately grow into globally competent citizens.

Lorma Basic Education Schools is a leader in future-ready learning, fundamentally rooted in our competency-based and collaborative high school immersion programs with increased technology to enhance learning. Career connections, as well as exposure to working professionals, further relate our students to their own learning and their future.

 

Our students have done well in many STREAM competitions such as Shell STEM challenge, Math Olympiad, APEC International Collaborative Learning Program, Fully Residential Schools International Symposium (FRSIS), Po Leung Kuk International Arts and Design Competition, Saint Mark’s International Online Arts Competition, National and International Robotics Competition, National and International Research Acceptance and Presentations, National and International Archery and Swimming Competitions, Academic Quizbees, Literary Festivals, Children’s Museum and Library Incorporated (CMLI) academic, leadership, talents and search Festivals, Regional and National Schools Press Conference (Journalism), Outstanding Student Journalists and Athletes, ASEAN Youth cultural, and language and leadership camps, debate competitions, among others.

 

The school also puts a strong emphasis on values education through its Christian Values Education Curriculum and Christian Life program. Daily structured bible verse reading and monthly convocations are held to promote school values.

 

The school is committed to ensuring that all students receive the best support to learn and grow.

The cyber wellness program is placed under the Student Welfare Services and Activities Office (SWSA-O) to focus more on appropriate behavior in cyberspace. The school has also embarked on the Lorma Inclusive Learning Institute (LILI) to mainstream students with exceptional needs in a flexible learning environment that optimizes their potential for holistic development.

 

The community service program of the school aims to inspire students to make a difference in the community through its service-in-action framework which is led by the Supreme Pupil/Student Government. Group of students embark on various school-wide projects every year to serve the community. 

 

The school is perpetually committed to providing the best possible educational program to our students. We believe that there are numerous opportunities, both within our curricula and through extra-curricular activities for our students to gain the skills that will allow them to be successful in their lives after their basic education schools experience.

Basic Education Schools at a Glance:

Academic Programs

  • Highest Accreditation Status in all BES Programs

            Pre-School (Level 2)

            Elem (Level 3)

            HS (Level 3)

  • PEAC’s Rethinking Education, Championing and Accelerating School Transformation (RECAST) 2021-2022 National Awardee for innovative delivery of online learning.

  • Advanced Health Allied Subjects in partnership with Lorma Colleges Health Allied Programs 

  • Foreign Languages in the HS Curriculum 

  • STREAM–Centric Curriculum and Inter-disciplinary instruction (Science, Technology, Reading/Research, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) 

  • Extensive service-Learning Program/Immersion

  • Computer Skill Development in Networking, Coding/Programming, Productivity Tools Applications and Webpage and Games Design/Development

  • Journalism and Video production, yearbook production and multimedia arts

  • Physical Education Program promoting lifetime fitness activities

  • 3 Digital Labs for student use in writing, business, and computer classes

  • STREAM Makerspace

  • Encore Program for inclusive education

  • 3 Hyflex Libraries 

  • Strong Academic Technology Support

 

Student Services

  • Student Assistance Program (SAP) for students at risk in various areas

  • Student Welfare, Services, Activities (SWSA) office to assist with student enrollment, scheduling, career exploration, co and extra co-curricular choices, at-risk students, and students with attendance issues.

  • Homeroom Program

  • Socio-emotional and mental wellness

  • Lorma Care Circles

 

Extra-curriculars

  • Annual School Intramurals and Lormayam (Lorma-ayayam)

  • School Festivals (arts, musical, cultural and heritage, sports, literary)

  • Foreign Language Club

  • Computer and Robotics Club

  • ASEAN Youth Camps

  • Opportunities for Student Leadership including Supreme Pupil/Student Government

  • Service Projects such as Adopt a Staff program, handog pamasko, toy and tsinelas drive, Donate a book Program, Literacy and Digital Skills extension program, Musika-lan sa paaralan and storytelling to DepEd schools.

  • Volunteering Programs: Coastal Clean-up, Grow a community garden program, National disaster response program, affiliation with Elyunited Youth.

  • Sports

  • Peace Patrol

  • Toastmasters Club

 

With a committed staff, determined students, and supportive parents and stakeholders, we are confident that Lorma-BES will continue to thrive with optimism, and we look forward to more good years ahead and embrace all the challenges with confidence.

FACULTY

TUITION & FEES

Basic Education Schools Tuition and Fees as of January 2021 (Download)

**DISCLAIMER: Tuition and Fees above can be used as a reference. Tuition and Fees may vary depending on number of units enrolled and may be subject to final assessment through the system.