At kindergarten 2, children build a foundation for all later academic disciplines by learning essential skills that will help them in schooling years. Through investigative experiments, role play and problem solving tasks in school, your child attains confidence and the ability to achieve long term goals in a fast changing and globalized world.
With increased social competence, confidence and emotional maturity, your child will continue to work collaboratively in projects. There is demonstrated critical thinking skills, exploration of ideas and concepts, problem solving in our inquiry based learning environment. By the end of kindergarten 2, your child will be equipped with the life skills and character development that are important factors for school and lifelong learning.
At 6 years old, your child is able to express ideas and communicate in sentences during group discussions. The child is also able to present an idea with short sentences in front of peers and respond well to questions. The ability to write short sentences their own names with conventional spelling is also shown.
Your child is able to plan the process of completing a task or activity and shows perseverance in completing tasks. Problem solving and observational skills are seen in your child’s daily activities. There is also ability to apply information or experiences to a new context. Logical thinking skills, creativity and imagination are presented in various ways and processes by your child.
Your child displays increasing independence, self awareness and emotional regulation. It is important that your child understands and stands up for his or her rights, shows positive attitudes towards activities and has cooperative, prosocial behavior with others. There is also the ability to compromise and discuss to resolve conflicts and being able to work cooperatively with others.
Gross and fine motor skills with the use of senses are demonstrated with higher competency. Your child will be able to make use of their senses in visual, sound, taste and smell with different abilities and discriminating skills.
However, at this stage it becomes important that they acquire the basic skills required for the next school placement. A special Pre-Primary Preparation programme is put in place from July to December each year for all students graduating from Kindergarten to a international or local school. They will be given an opportunity to experience similar teaching styles and learning. Their independence as well as social skills will be reinforced. This is necessary to ensure a smooth and successful transition for schooling years.