- Category: Cambridge Kindergarten
- Published: Thursday, 20 August 2015 07:44
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Every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that will enable them to fulfill their full potential. Children develop quickly and their experiences in their early life has a profound effect on who they become in the future. A secure and high quality learning environment enables a child to make the most out of their abilities and talents as they grow.
Cambridge international section will shape the children in the following 7 prime areas as this also work as a framework to the teaching and charting of children’s progress.
The prime areas are:
- Communication and language
We do this by providing children with the opportunity to experience a rich language environment.
- Physical development
The children in the kindergarten section of the school are provided with opportunities to be active and interactive by engaging in sports activities everyday, they are also sensitized on the need to eat healthy food.
- Personal social and emotional development
The teacher does this during circle time where children are encouraged to develop a positive sense of themselves and others.
The children will be taught phonics and blending of sounds to make words, Jolly phonics which is a multisensory approach to teaching will be employed to teach the children, the children will be given access to a wide range off books through shared reading and quite time reading sessions.
The children will be provided with opportunity to develop their counting, understanding and use of numbers and shapes.
- Understanding the world
The children will be taught on how to make sense of the physical world around them this will be done through nature walks, field trips and selected themes about the environment.
- Expressive Arts and Design
The children will be introduced to a wide range of media and materials, as well as providing opportunities and encouragement for sharing their thoughts, ideas and feelings through a variety of activities in art, music, movement, dance, role play, design and technology.