Children 18 months to 3 years old are highly imaginative and live in a world of make-believe. A typical day in Our Juniors’ Schoolhouse is filled with lots of stories, pretend play, songs and rhymes, constructive play, and art & craft. Children begin learning about phonological awareness through the multi-modal approach of Letterland, a unique phonics-based approach to teaching reading, writing and spelling for 3-8 year olds. A strong bilingual focus also provides an immersive environment for our children to learn both English and Mandarin.
Topical units are ideal for integrating learning across various subjects such as mathematics and language. Our “integrated” approach is supported by both developmental stage research and early childhood education learning psychologies. The focus in Our Juniors’ Schoolhouse is to create an ideal environment in Playgroup and Pre-Nursery where children effectively develop language competencies. Interest in language is often aroused with good children’s literature, followed by relevant activities that reinforce the same theme.
Continue reading to find out more about how your child can progress from here to Nursery at Our Juniors’ Schoolhouse.