ABOUT MAPLE BEAR SOFIA
Maple Bear Elementary School in Sofia offers a student-focused learning program, based on proven Canadian methodology. We offer high quality education in both curriculums – Bulgarian and Canadian.
Here at Maple Bear we pride ourselves in developing children’s academic and personal skills. Through a holistic approach to learning, there is also a great focus on trust, responsibility and respect – Preparing them for a bright and successful future.
Step 1 - Send an admission request/ Submit your pre-registration form
Fill out the pre-registration form at Maple Bear Sofia Private Primary School (see below).
Step 2 - In-Person Meeting Invitation
After reviewing your inquiry, we will contact you by phone or email to arrange an in-person meeting.
During this meeting, we will have the opportunity to get to know one another and talk about your expectations regarding your child’s education.
Step 3 – Trial session within one school day
Your child will have the opportunity to interact with peers and teachers, and to get familiar with the classroom environment. Also, we will assess your child’s level in Bulgarian language and Mathematics, as well as his/her English proficiency.
Step 4 - Feedback and contract signing
The admissions team gives feedback to parents based on the teachers’ observations. Once your child has been admitted, you will receive an email from us with the necessary information and documentation.
Would you like to know more about us?
If you would like to learn more about our school, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone: 0899 82 04 66 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
FINANCIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Investing in your child’s education is an investment in his future, and we take very seriously the responsibility for this journey.
When you decide to invest in Maple Bear Canadian education, you take the decision to offer your child a dynamic academic environment which stimulates children to search, challenge and inspire learning. Last but not least, invaluable international experience, thanks to which children will have the opportunity to be part of the community of Maple Bear schools around the world.
ANNUAL TUITION FEE 2022-2023
The tuition fee for primary education will cover all lessons and activities taught in the Maple Bear Bulgarian and English programs. We utilize the best of Canadian educational practices and methodologies.
The tuition fee for primary school covers all activities of the Bulgarian compulsory curriculum using the best of Canadian practices as well as the Maple Bear program utilizing Canadian methodology and curriculum through full immersion in the language.
The annual tuition fee is 6,500 euros. This can be paid in 1, 3 or 10 installments
It covers school hours from 08:00 to 16:00
Тhe discount is currently available for families with multiple enrolled children at Maple Bear Sofia:
For a second student in the family – 5% discount
For a third student in the family – 10% discount
LEARNING RESOURCES FEE
The Learning resources fee is paid once per school year.
The Maple Bear classroom is rich in literature and materials that children use in math, science, arts, and language classrooms. The fee also covers all notebooks, folders and aids needed in the process of educating children from preparatory classes and primary school.
What are the resources we use?
Literary Books – The subject English Language Arts works not only in the direction of acquiring vocabulary, but also develops children’s skills to work with information, to express themselves, to think logically and to be able to make textual connections and analyzes. Literature books are defined according to the training modules – each module of the Maple Bear program is related to a set of books that we supply from Canada. The books are tailored to the children’s age, interests and level. All books will be available for the children in the school library after passing the module of the curriculum in which they are used.
For example, 250 books are included in the preparatory class program alone, according to the learning modules that children will be introduced to and have the opportunity to browse at this level.
Assisted Reading Materials and Resources – The Canadian company that provides books for reading and analysis has a 100-year history in educating children and developing their desire to read books.
The books are divided into levels. During the school year, children will go through all levels. The children read books that are specifically aimed at their level in English and Bulgarian, and each book builds on knowledge, new words and terms. During the Assisted Reading, the texts in different educational forms are discussed. The aim is, in addition to achieving the skill of reading, to develop the skills of thinking about a topic, asking questions, expressing opinions and opinions and the ability to learn throughout life.
Textbooks and teaching materials – Pearson Canada
Maple Bear works with Pearson Canadian Publishing in Mathematics, Science, Art and English.
The subject Science is based on research and interactive examples, projects and interdisciplinary examples.
Materials: Science, art and mathematics
All materials used by the school are specifically designed for the Maple Bear program. Each subject, board, material in the classroom has its own purpose and is included in the process of acquiring certain knowledge. The set of play resources, materials, resources for applied arts is intertwined interdisciplinary and is in sync with all the activities that children will have during the school year.
For the academic year 2022-2023 the fee for educational resources is: 350 euros
Fees will be announced once reviewing the academic calendar.
Uniforms are a compulsory part of school life in Maple Bear schools.
Please find the catalogue with the uniforms HERE. The school will provide you more details about the uniform sets and how you can order the items.
Every year we offer the following extra curriculum activities: football, aikido, swimming, dance, theater, vocal group, chess, robotics, science class, art studio and more.
Fees to be announced at the beginning of the school year.
The cost of daycare is Between BGN 40 and BGN 100 depending on the number of days your child attends.
Daycare hours: 16:00 until 18:00
Trial day fee – 50 euro – It covers the cost of the trial day, interviews, consultations and feedback to the parents;
Administrative fee for enrollment 50 euro – covers all subsequent administrative procedures related to the enrollment of the child;
*Pictures from the Gallery are from Maple Bear centers from around the world. Pictures from Maple Bear Sofia coming soon.
*The video is presenting the Maple Bear methodology and program in a standard Maple Bear kindergarten classroom. The setup of the classroom in your center may differ in some details from what you see in the video.
38 Panoramen Pyt,
+359 899 820 466
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 9am – 6pm