Elementary Classes
The Potter's School is pleased to offer a complete Elementary curriculum for grades 5 and 6, extending to strong grade 4 students, with plans for more in future years. TPS Elementary instills a love of learning while also teaching foundational learning skills, plus skills specific to each major discipline. TPS Elementary also helps instill independent study skills, so that by grade 7 most students can work on their own with increasingly less supervision. TPS Elementary is purposeful and enjoyable for our younger learners.

Study Skills

Elementary Study Skills

Computer and On-line Skills

Elementary Computer and On-line Skills

Grammar and Writing

Grade 5: Writing Fundamentals 5: Adventures in Writing, Elementary Grammar, summer Elementary Writing Prep Camp (summer before Writing Fundamentals 5)
Grade 6: Writing Fundamentals 6 (contains Grammar), summer Elementary Writing Prep Camp (summer before Writing Fundamentals 6)

Math

For elementary students seeking solid preparation for Pre-Algebra

TPS offers a solid elementary Math Fundamentals track to ensure the student is fully prepared for Pre-Algebra. TPS Math Fundamentals use a customized version of the highly regarded Math Mammoth curriculum, the same as is used in TPS Pre-Algebra for 2017-18 and later. These courses are offered in cooperation with Math Mammoth.

Grade 4: Coming 2018-19
Grade 5: Coming 2018-19
Grade 6: Math Fundamentals 6, summer Math Fundamentals 6 Prep Camp (summer before Math Fundamentals 6)

For students seeking an accelerated math foundation and Pre-Algebra preparation

TPS offers an "honors-level" elementary Math Accelerated track for young math students working above grade level. TPS Math Accelerated uses the highly regarded Singapore Math curriculum. Students who do well in TPS Math Accelerated 6 may be recommended to skip Pre-Algebra and go directly to Algebra.

Grade 4: Math Accelerated 4
Grade 5: Math Accelerated 5, summer Math Accelerated 5 Prep Camp (summer before Math Accelerated 5)
Grade 6: Math Accelerated 6, summer Math Accelerated 6 Prep Camp (summer before Math Accelerated 6)

Science

TPS offers a complete Elementary Science curriculum, covering life sciences and physical sciences.

Grades 5/6: Elementary Science: Discovering God’s Living World
Grades 5/6: Elementary Science: Discovering God’s Physical World

Humanities: History and Literature

TPS offers an integrated Elementary History and Literature curriculum. Combine this with TPS Writing Fundamentals 5 and Writing Fundamentals 6 for a complete Elementary History, Literature, Reading, and Writing program.

Grades 4-6: Elementary Humanities: History and Literature of the United States
Grades 4-6: Elementary Humanities: History and Literature of the Ancient World
Grades 4-6: Elementary Humanities: History and Literature of Asia and the Middle East (future course) (can be taken in either order)
Grade 6: Heroes of the Faith: Church History

Spanish

Start Spanish in elementary school! Completion through Elementary Spanish 3 in elementary or middle school places the student out of high school Spanish 1, so he can go straight to high school Spanish 2.

Grades 4/5/6: Elementary Spanish 1
Grades 4/5/6/7: Elementary Spanish 2
Grades 5/6/7: Elementary Spanish 3

French

Start French in elementary school! Completion through Elementary French 3 in elementary or middle school places the student out of high school French 1, so he can go straight to high school French 2.

Grades 4/5/6: Elementary French 1
Grades 4/5/6/7: Elementary French 2 (coming 2018-19)
Grades 5/6/7: Elementary French 3 (coming 2019-20)

Art and Art History

Grade 6: Art and Artists

Music

Grade 5/6/7: Foundations in Music

TPS Elementary courses are great preparation for TPS middle school courses, which are great preparation for TPS high school courses. TPS high school courses are unmatched for their effectiveness in preparing a student to do well in top colleges. If you are looking for a purposeful and enjoyable education for your young learner, please consider TPS Elementary.

To find more details on these and related courses, please select the "Elementary" category in our Course Finder.

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