The Early Years Curriculum is a holistic, child-centred and exploratory curriculum that focuses on developing children’s communication and language skills, physical skills, personal and social development.
Early Years Curriculum comprises of four key components that integrate across the key domains of cognitive, social, emotional and physical development:
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Develops children’s speaking and listening skills, and promotes social interactions, emotional understanding and personal identity, and encourages the emergence of children’s language skills through listening and speaking.
A hands-on, exploratory and rich sensorial learning experience that develops children’s motor abilities such as fine motor skills, finger muscles dexterity and control, and eye-hand coordination.
Gross motor curriculum that capitalises on the nature of children to be active and energetic.
A music and movement programme that promotes awareness and music appreciation, and understanding of basic music elements while exploring with various percussion instruments, rhythm, songs and creative movements.
Early years learning ensures a smooth transition to the more structured and skills-driven learning of the preschool years.
Playgroup learning capitalises on the nature of children to be active, curious and inquisitive. Through exploration in a warm and conducive environment, children develop:
• Expressive communication & language skills• Physical growth• Social and emotional skills in group settings
Nursery 1 curriculum is carefully structured within the daily interactions a child experiences to reinforce:
• Communication and vocabulary
• Motor skills
• Personal, emotional and social development
• Language and cognitive growth