Lower School Curriculum

All of a sudden, "What did you learn today?" doesn't have a short answer.

elementary school student learning

Here, every day begins with wonder. The discovery of a worm in the Outdoor Classroom one sunny morning leads to a lesson on soil aeration and reading Doreen Cronin’s The Diary of a Worm. For these eager Pre-K students, natural curiosity leads to a day of exciting learning.

The curriculum at our private elementary school fosters inquiry, examination, the blossoming of intellect, and the purposeful cultivation of character. At the heart is a strong foundation of language arts, math, science, social studies, and the arts. Additionally, WT is the only local school to provide elementary-age computer science and both Mandarin and Spanish studies.

What really sets the Lower School at WT apart from other Pittsburgh private schools, though, is the active, engaged, hands-on learning you’ll find in every classroom, every outdoor learning space, and every playground. It sounds a lot like joy.

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