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Smart Toddlers

Smart Toddler 1 & 2

Ages 18 mths to 35 mths

Our Smart Toddler programmes focus on the intrinsic nature of toddlers who are curious, inquisitive and active. They will enthusiastically use their five senses to actively explore the world around them. They find pleasure in discovering through cause and effect completing basic tasks. We foster experimentation. Younger toddlers learn through trial and error. What may look like unfocused play is really testing how the world works. For example, dropping an object in water and observing whether it floats or sinks is testing a hypothesis. Repeatedly dropping a toy off of the high chair tray to see if it makes a loud sound helps toddlers understand cause and effect.

Language and Communication Development Skills

Responding and understanding some words, forming simple sentences, singing and responding to songs, rhymes and stories.

Cognitive and Brain development

Engages in Pretend play, shows awareness of different objects, people and colours in the environment.

Self and Social Development abilities

Develop positive attitudes and trust in caregivers as well as among peers. Interact and express with others.

Sensory and Psychomotor Development

Shows keen awareness and demonstrate use of senses. Walk independently, use small muscles and simple coordination of eye hand movements to carry out tasks.

Pegasus also provides enriching expressive art and music experiences for toddlers to explore, encourage creativity in the early years.

Nursery One

Nursery 1 Programme

Age 3 yrs

At Nursery 1, children begin to develop and acquire wider range of numbers, engage in concepts and processes of math and science. They begin to explore letter sounds and alphabets and develop a keen interest in reading and explore different types of stories. Their gross and fine motor develops progressively as they become more independent in their daily tasks. They get more actively engaged in group activities during play time and are able to accomplish small tasks by themselves.

At Pegasus, our Nursery 1 program continues to provide learning experiences through different forms of discovery and exploration through various inquiry processes in school. We will continue to help your child progress and develop towards achieving these focus areas of competencies:

Language and Communication Development Skills

( Phonics Program)

Your child will be introduced to alphabets and their corresponding phonological sounds. Through books, music, songs and rhymes, your child will enjoy reading and develop an interest in writing as well.

Cognitive and Brain development

Classification, sorting and recalling information and concepts are various areas that children at this age would develop.

Self and Social Development abilities

Your child is able to demonstrate self-help abilities, follow routine and show increased level of independence in school.  Self-awareness and participation in classroom activities increases at this age.

Sensory and Psychomotor Development

Higher levels of competency in gross motor abilities and fine motor skills would be evident. Demonstrating the use of small muscles to complete tasks and self-help. They would display eye hand coordination for building, forming and constructing activities.

Pegasus International Preschool also provides expressive art and various types of musical experiences for Nursery 1 children to explore, create and encourage their creativity and imagination.

Nursery Two

Nursery 2 Programme

Age 4 yrs

At Nursery 2, children have an increased sense of self confidence, they develop social skills and interact more during play time. They begin to understand more content, skills and concepts. Reading, phonics and numeracy skills are introduced to promote the child’s emergent capacity for language learning and acquisition.

The child’s physical development progresses further and thus the child is able to exercise better self-control and engage in greater challenges in both indoor and outdoor activities in school. We will continue to assist and challenge your child towards achieving these focused areas of competencies:

Language and Communication Competency Skills

(Phonological Awareness Program)

At this stage, your child will start to recite rhymes and finger plays, responds to questions appropriately and learn to express simple ideas and feelings in short and simple sentences. Your child will show interest in writing for specific purposes and start to make representational drawings.

Cognitive and Brain development

Your child is able to associate concrete objects to abstract materials, begin to sequence different events and daily routines. There is a sense of awareness displayed for daily roles of people around them and start to take perspective in familiar roles in pretend play.

Self and Social Development abilities

Your child would start to exercise greater self-control and demonstrates emotional regulation in school with peers. Learning to handle his or her feelings, taking turns, and resolving conflicts are some of the essential lifelong learning skills your child will learn in school.

Sensory and Psycho-motor Development

Gross and fine motor skills with the use of senses are demonstrated with higher competency. Your child will be able to incorporate their senses in visual, sound, taste and smell with different abilities and discriminating skills.

21st Century Life Long Learning Development and Education

Your child will be engaged in planning and also be able to portray creative problem-solving abilities through developmentally appropriate tasks in school. Through discovery, planning, finding various solutions, your child will be equipped with important skills for the 21st Century education along with their peers.

Kindergarten One

Kindergarten 1

Age: 5 Years 

As with every age and stage, your kindergartener is mastering a new set of skills. At Pegasus, we focus on helping the child attain specific skills and concepts through extensive discovery, integration, and inquiry processes. The child will be equipped with the necessary skills in all areas of development essential for schooling years. We will also help your child develop confidence, ability to work effectively in group collaborations and develop a sense of respect for all cultures, diversity and the world around them.

This is an important factor in their preschool years to be regarded as highly successful through their learning experiences. There is an increased level of emphasis to help your child progress and develop towards achieving these focused areas of competencies:

Language and Communication Competency Skills

(Phonological Awareness Program)

Your child will start to engage more in conversations depicting events and daily incidents that happen to them. There is also use of words to form short yet complete sentences. Ideas and feelings are communicated through words accompanied by the ability to reason with peers or family members. They would show interest in writing for specific purposes by forming labels of things around them.

Cognitive and Brain development

Your child will be able to observe and show different problem-solving abilities. There would be application of information or experiences towards a new context and the child is able to draw on their knowledge and experience for play moments.

Self and Social Development abilities

There is an increased ability to compromise and discuss with their peers to solve various conflicts. The child would be respectful towards the rights of others and accepts responsibilities. The child will also be more confident in taking up leadership roles in school with increasing independence.

Sensory and Psycho-motor Development

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 by collaborating various materials in their play episodes.

21st Century Life Long Learning Development and Education

Your child will show awareness in cause and effect relationships, respect the world, diversity and cultures. The child will also be engaged in technology and its processes, thus enabling the child to be readily connected to the world and future learning.

Kindergarten Two

Kindergarten 2

Age: 6 Years 

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. They would be demonstrating 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.

Language and Communication Competency Skills

(Phonological Awareness Program)

At 6 years old, your child is able to express ideas and communicate in sentences during group discussions. Your child would be able to present an idea with short sentences in front of peers and respond well to questions. The ability to write short sentences, their names with conventional spelling would be experimented.

Cognitive and Brain development

Your child would be able to plan the process of completing a task or activity and shows perseverance in completing tasks. Problem solving and observational skills would be observed in your child’s daily activities. They would portray the 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.

Self and Social Development abilities

Your child would display 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 behaviour with others. They would be able to compromise and discuss to resolve conflicts and work cooperatively with others.

Sensory and Psycho-motor Development

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 with complexed and conventional ways of creating large motor activities independently.

Preparation for Schooling Year

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 would be incorporated between July to December each year for all students graduating from Kindergarten to an 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.