In the preschool years, our curriculum, adapted from the Ministry of Education (MOE) – ‘Nurturing Early Learners’ guide and ‘I teach’, aims to facilitate learning not only the basic academic skills such as reading, writing and numeracy skills but also the development of broader cognitive skills among young children, such as the ability to ask questions, to begin thinking for themselves, to explore and to sort out puzzles- ‘problem solving’.

Our children will also be involved in activities of other domains that are equally important in the early years, that is, in the areas of a child's moral, social, emotional and physical development.


Infants 2 months to 12 months
Toddlers 12 months to 18 months


Pre-Nursery 18 months to 2.5 years old
Nursery 2.5 years old to 3 years old
Pre-K 3 years old to 4 years old
Kindergarten 1 4 years old to 5 years old
Kindergarten 2 5 years old to 6 years old

Programme (Adapted from (MOE) Nurturing Early Learners & I teach guide)

Aesthetics & Creative Expression

Learning Goals:

- Expression
- Exploration
- Appreciation

Discovery of the world

Learning Goals:

- Exploring the immediate environment
- Exploring how things work
- Discovering growth & change
- Acquiring right attitudes towards the environment

Language & Literacy

Learning Goals:

- Listening & speaking
- Emergent reading

Motor Skills Development

Learning Goals:

- Value of Participation
- Cooperation
- Loco motor/Non-loco motor skills
- Fine motor skills
- Manipulative skills
- Physical coordination


Learning Goals:

- Number sense & operations
- Shapes & measurement
- Patterns and relationships

Social and Emotional Development

Learning Goals:

- Developing self awareness
- Developing social skills
- Cultivating healthy habits
- Developing skills in relationship building


  • Learning through active exploration and interaction both with adults and with their peers;

  • Activities with increasing complexities and challenges as the children develop understanding of
    concepts and skills learnt;

  • Monitors each child’s special interest and developmental progress, based on teacher’s observation;

  • Follow- up activities and sessions with the child and his/her parents respectively;

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