The successful St. Andrew's student is one who is intellectually, emotionally, physically, and spiritually balanced. We have achieved increasingly positive results in nurturing this "whole child" by integrating Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) into our curriculum.
The St. Andrew's SEL program is based on the understanding that the best learning emerges from supportive peer-to-peer and teacher-to-student relationships.
As a key component of our SEL program, St. Andrew’s students in each division have the opportunity to learn and practice mindfulness exercises.
We believe that in order to have an effective SEL program, we must begin teaching social and emotional skills in first grade and continue teaching them through high school. We strive to develop these five core SEL skills in students: