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The Raya School

 
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Welcome to

The Raya School

The Raya School is a progressive school dedicated to helping children discover themselves, their roots, and the world around them.

The name ‘raya’ comes from the Malay word ‘rajah,’ which connotes nobility.

  • Implements a curriculum focused on a love for Reading, an inclination towards Science and a strong sense of country

  • Provides a real school environment especially designed to be fun & intellectually engaging

  • Utilizes a discovery-based, child-centered and play oriented curriculum

  • Is the laboratory school of Adarna House, the country’s first and largest publisher of educational children’s books

 

Address

Sorrento Street, Neopolitan Business Park, Brgy. Greater Lagro, Novaliches, Quezon City, 1118 Philippines

Landline: 978.2714 |        452.9850
Mobile: 0917.834.6516

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Raya Preschool

The Raya Preschool curriculum covers themes and topics relevant to the child’s life. Through these themes and topics, the child develops and eventually masters competencies in Math, Science, English, Filipino and the Arts.

Singapore Math is the approach used in teaching the children numeracy skills.

The themes, spread out across the ten months of school, are as follows:

  • Ako ay Filipino
  • Ang Filipinas ang Tahanan Ko
  • Bahagi Ako ng Isang Pamayanan
  • Ang Filipinas ay Likas na Mayaman
  • Kaya Kong Baguhin ang Mundo

Knowing the value of their family and community are integral to the development of the Raya preschoolers. The preschoolers go on a lot of exposure trips as well as meet many resource people and Raya parents who visit the school to share their talents, knowledge and expertise.

Both the Raya Preschool and the Raya Elementary utilize the Project Approach, developed by Dr. Sylvia Chard of the University of Alberta. Through this approach, students are engaged in many investigatory projects throughout the schoolyear that will make use of their newly learned skills in the different subjects, increase their knowledge of how things work, as well as provide opportunities to practice scientific thinking.

Students are assessed trimestrally, using both traditional and alternative assessment tools. The medium of instruction in all preschool classrooms is bilingual.

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Read

About Raya

The Raya School:
Breaking the Bounds of Tradition

2012 Educator Magazine

Where Children are Creative and Free
2008 Manila Bulletin

Pre-schooler, Proud and Pinoy
2007 Philippine Daily Inquirer

Education as Competitive Edge
2006 Enterprise Magazine

Giving Education the Royal Treatment
2005 Philippine Daily Inquirer

 
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Raya Elementary

Our elementary curriculum is inspired by six key themes:

  • We are who we are
  • We are diverse
  • We are connected
  • We are equal
  • We are free
  • We live in a complex world

Raya Elementary students experience an integrated curriculum, that is informed not only by the themes above, but also their own interests, skills and inclinations.

Following an integrated curriculum, our elementary students explore lessons in all traditional subjects, as well as more advanced activities and lesson in Science, Citizenship and Identity. Singapore Math is the approach used in teaching the children numeracy skills. They are also exposed to varied forms of literature.

Both the Raya Preschool and the Raya Elementary utilize the Project Approach, developed by Dr. Sylvia Chard of the University of Alberta. Through this approach, students are engaged in many investigatory projects throughout the schoolyear that will make use of their newly learned skills in the different subjects, increase their knowledge of how things work, as well as provide opportunities to practice scientific thinking.

Students are assessed quarterly, using both traditional and alternative assessment tools. The medium of instruction in all elementary classrooms is bilingual.

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Early Grades

Higher Grades



 

Read

About Raya

The Raya School:
Breaking the Bounds of Tradition

2012 Educator Magazine

Where Children are Creative and Free
2008 Manila Bulletin

Pre-schooler, Proud and Pinoy
2007 Philippine Daily Inquirer

Education as Competitive Edge
2006 Enterprise Magazine

Giving Education the Royal Treatment
2005 Philippine Daily Inquirer


 
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Raya Junior High

Raya Junior High is a natural progression from Raya Elementary. Teaching across the curriculum is done in a progressive manner: learning is experiential, collaborative and engaging.

Raya Junior High themes:

  • Grade 7 - “Change”

  • Grade 8 - “Connections and Disconnections”

  • Grade 9 - “Choices and Consequences”

  • Grade 10 - “Compassion”

Aside from the subjects mandated by DepEd, the Raya Junior High Curriculum includes Design Thinking as well as Pagkamamamayan at Pagkakakilanlan (Citizenship and Identity). There is also a day devoted to Mentorship. The students spend a whole day doing activities and projects that integrate the knowledge and skills that they have learned across the curriculum. Mentorship allows students to meet experts in different fields to guide them through their current interests.

The goal of Raya High is to produce graduates who are innovators, entrepreneurs, reformers and proud Filipinos.

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Read

About Raya

The Raya School:
Breaking the Bounds of Tradition

2012 Educator Magazine

Where Children are Creative and Free
2008 Manila Bulletin

Pre-schooler, Proud and Pinoy
2007 Philippine Daily Inquirer

Education as Competitive Edge
2006 Enterprise Magazine

Giving Education the Royal Treatment
2005 Philippine Daily Inquirer

Raya Senior High

Raya Senior High follows the STEAM- C (Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts, Mathematics and Community Engagement) track. The STEAM-C program integrates science, humanities, entrepreneurship and heightens students’ civic consciousness and engagement.

Our school believes that senior high school students will be best prepared by a curriculum that has the following features:

  • A balanced mix of the Sciences, Humanities, Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement

  • 21st Century Skills such as communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking

  • Soft skills such as problem solving, teamwork, flexibility and learning to learn

Taking the benefits of STEAM-C further, the Raya Senior High Curriculum aims to take the students’ newly acquired skills in flexible thinking and innovation, to social business enterprises and community engagement.  The curriculum will equip students with the basics of running a business from business math to accountancy to organization management. These business smarts will be coupled with exposure to social entrepreneurs and social enterprises that have not only been commercially successfully but have also improved people’s lives.

The overall goal of the Raya Senior High Curriculum is to produce active and engaged Filipinos. Our students will use their knowledge of science, art and social enterprise to help bring about changes in their community.



 

Read

About Raya

The Raya School:
Breaking the Bounds of Tradition

2012 Educator Magazine

Where Children are Creative and Free
2008 Manila Bulletin

Pre-schooler, Proud and Pinoy
2007 Philippine Daily Inquirer

Education as Competitive Edge
2006 Enterprise Magazine

Giving Education the Royal Treatment
2005 Philippine Daily Inquirer