The development of a child from age three to five lays the foundations for future learning. We believe that it is important for children in these early years to develop a positive attitude towards learning that will enable them to become curious and communicative young learners. Parents can assure that your child will have the ideal educational start.
Our teachers are facilitators who provide opportunities for hands on learning, like exploring a variety of games and stories and songs, which strengthen their verbal and non-verbal communication.
The areas of learning are:
personal, social and emotional development
communication and language
problem solving, reasoning and numeracy
understanding the world
expressive arts and design
1 PERSONAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Children are given appropriate periods of time for learning through sustained involvement in concentrated activity.
They feel valued and secure and develop a sense of achievement.
Play and talk are used as media of learning.
They are encouraged to show care and respect for the needs and feelings of others.
2 COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE AND LITERACY
Children are stimulated to communicate to convey ideas, thoughts and concerns.
They involve in the act of talking, to exchange words with meaning and to utilize different ways of communication tools: signs, written or gestures.
Children are developing the skills, knowledge and learning habits ; how to interconnect and build relationships and succeed in life.
Children are engaged with activities which include:
(1) oracy, which includes vocabulary and listening;
(2) an understanding of the alphabetic code, which includes phonological/phonemic awareness and knowledge of the alphabet; and
(3) knowledge and understanding about print and its use.
4 PROBLEM SOLVING, REASONING, AND NUMERACY
- Number rhymes, songs and counting games form an important part of daily activities.
Children compare, sort, match, order sequence, and count using everyday objects.
Children understand and record numbers.
Children use mathematical language and describe shapes, size and quantity.
Children respond in a variety of ways to what they see, hear, smell, touch and feel.
5 KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD
Children talk about their families and past and present events in their lives.
They are encouraged to ask questions about why and how things work.
Children develop skills to include cutting, joining, building and folding for a variety of purposes.
6 PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT
Children move confidently and imaginatively with increasing control and co- ordination.
Indoor and outdoor areas are used together.
They begin to handle appropriate tools and objects with safety and control.
Children take part in the annual Sports Day.
7 EXPRESIVE ARTS AND DESIGN
Children are occupied with the creative arts and activities that widen their imagination and help children cultivate their thinking process across virtually every domain such as art and design, drama and songs, puppetry and performing arts.
They are engaged in open-ended activities, fostering flexibility of the mind.
|Nursery Time Table|
|Beginning (Rhymes & Songs)||9:00 – 9:15 AM|
|First Period||9:15 – 10:00 AM|
|Second Period||10:00 – 10:45 AM|
|Lunch Break||10:45 – 11:15 AM|
|Third Period||11:15 – 12:00 AM|
|Fourth Period||12:00 – 1:00 PM|
|End of the Day|