Kindergarten provides the foundation for study throughout the school. Children who join the student body at this stage will acquire the use of English in a natural way, much the same as a native English speaker, and subsequently attain a level of fluency that is difficult to achieve at a later stage. The integrated curriculum consists of three levels: K1, K2, and K3.Completion of each level with appropriate fulfillment of standards is a prerequisite for admission to the next level.
Common Core (ELA & Mathematics) “The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) represent a coherent progression of learning expectations in English language arts and mathematics designed to prepare K–12 students for college and career success. The standards define the knowledge and skills students should have in their K–12 education, emphasize learning goals, describe end-of-year expectations, and focus on results, leaving room for teachers to determine how these learning goals should be achieved.”
Jolly Phonics: “Jolly Phonics is a fun and child-centered approach to teaching literacy through dynamic phonics combined with meaningful actions for each of the forty-two letter sounds. The multi-sensory method is very motivating for children. Teachers can evaluate progress through a variety of assessment methods.”
The curriculum provides children with a dynamic, ‘hands-on’ learning environment that promotes growth in all areas. It also helps to develop a positive attitude towards their peers, teachers, parents and themselves. The ultimate goal is providing them a comprehensive and applicable groundwork for success in primary school.
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