Academics

Curriculum

Programmes by Age

Toddlers (10 months -1.5 years)

KKR teachers establish secure and positive relationships welcoming you and your infant into a warm, safe and clean environment. Our low teacher- to- child ratios allow time to create a trusting relationship time to create a trusting relationship between parents, their children and our caring educators. Curriculum components:

  1. Language Development: Teachers will facilitate language development by:
  • Modelling language and verbalization.
  • Increasing vocabulary by naming objects.
  • Acknowledging your child’s feeling and sounds.
  1. Physical Development: Toddlers will develop physically by:
  • Crawling, pulling up, standing, climbing on or walking around the safe age appropriate structures.
  • Exploring independently and encouraged through praise and gentle guidance by teachers.
  1. Social Development: Infants will develop socially via
  • Care giving that is genuine, responsive; prompt balanced, personal and sensitive.
  • Expressing their feelings and receiving respect and support from their care givers.
  • Comforting hugs and genuinely cheerful smiles that will nurture your infant.
  1. Cognitive Development: Infants will progress cognitively by
  • Participating in sensory experiences with a variety of texture toys and learning materials.
  • Experiencing age appropriate exploration of concepts such as showing children items of the same colour, sorting largest to smallest or by colour and recognizing the difference between two items they are presented with.

Toddlers Transition Program (1.5 years- 1.10 years)

Toddlers are transitioning from infancy to the mobile, independent world of preschoolers. Language development accelerates during this period our teachers focus and enhance verbalization and skill development. Curriculum components:

  1. Language Development:
  • Using books, rhyming songs and finger plays to promote the use of speech in social settings.
  • Increasing vocabulary through reading books and identifying objects.
  • Developing pre- writing skills through regular art activities.
  • Enhancing language development/ listening skills/ responsiveness by participating in guessing and listening games.
  1. Physical Development:
  • Developing fine motor skills through colouring, painting, gluing, working puzzles and building with blocks.
  • Strengthening gross motor skills by practicing climbing, hopping, tumbling in our secure and closely monitored indoor and outdoor play areas.
  1. Social and Emotional Development:
  • Developing social and emotional growth through positive interactions.
  • Nurturing a deep respect for oneself and the needs and the feeling of others.
  • Practicing self help skills and fostering peer relationships.
  1. Cognitive Development:
  • Investigating cause and effect relationships.
  • Discovering patterns shape sorting and matching activities.
  • Exploring items in nature, classifying materials, observing reactions.

Pre-Nursery (1.10 years-2.5 years)

Preschoolers are eager learners! The increased fine and gross motor control and growing communication skills enable them to participate in more independent activities as they pursue their natural curiosity to explore and integrate and discover their world. At KKR, monthly, theme based learning plans meet individualized needs through research based activities.

  1. Language Development:
  • Interacting with books, listening to stories and learning concept of print.
  • Listening and participating in rhyming songs and finger plays.
  • Building vocabulary skills in both quantity and quality.
  • Pre- writing experiences using sensory play like writing in sand or finger painting.
  1. Physical Development:
  • Experiencing the joy of physical movement by playing games and dancing.
  • Developing fine motor control by painting, colouring, gluing, working with puzzles and building with blocks.
  • Improving gross motor coordination by climbing, hopping and tumbling.
  • Building hand and eye coordination through tossing games and ball play and water wheel.
  1. Social and Emotional Development:
  • Experiencing a classroom environment of respect for one another’s feelings and needs.
  • Expanding positive interactions between peers.
  • Practicing empathy and self control.
  • Developing lifelong peer relationship.
  • Mastering self help skills.
  1. Cognitive Development:
  • Developing pre- math skills by recognising shapes, matching and sorting objects, identifying patterns and counting.
  • Enhancing problem solving skills through guessing and listening games.
  • Participating in sensory play by using artistic mediums and early scientific investigations.

Nursery (2.5 years- 3.5 years)

At KKR, children are engaged in pre- reading, cognition and social and emotional development. Children are +rapidly advancing in skills necessary for kindergarten readiness. Curriculum components:

  1. Language Development:
  • Expanding phonetic awareness through daily use of books, songs and technology.
  • Enhancing literacy through environmental print, pre- reading activities and conversations.
  • Strengthening print concept, letter and word recognition and comprehension skills.
  • Building vocabulary in both quantity and quality.
  • Mastering the naming of letters, shapes and sounds.
  1. Physical Development:
  • Developing gross motor skills while participating in movement activities and fitness programs like yoga, taekwondo.
  • Educating children about healthy habits and routines.
  • Building fine muscle and motor skills through colouring, cutting, working with puzzles, gluing and building with blocks.
  1. Social and Emotional Development:
  • Expanding emotional maturity by learning how to recognize feelings.
  • Nurturing compassion and empathy for oneself and others.
  • Establishing lifelong friendships.
  • Refining social problem- solving skills.
  1. Cognitive Development:
  • Developing complex problem- solving skills through the use of intricate puzzles, logical reasoning and spatial reasoning activities.
  • Recognizing cause and effect relationship.
  • Advancing creativity and imagination through dramatic play and narration.
  • Developing critical thinking skills through math and literacy activities.

 

 

Junior Kindergarten (3.6 years- 4.5 years)

At KKR, our junior kindergarten students discover their potential, eagerly explore new concepts and are inspired to be adventurous learners! Curriculum components:

  1. Language Development:
  • Mastering language skills by reading books, singing songs and interacting with technology.
  • Strengthening writing skills through creative expression.
  • Enhancing reading skills through the use of the set of readers.
  1. Physical Development:
  • Developing healthy eating and exercising habits.
  • Enhancing gross motor skills through running, jumping, climbing, yoga and taekwondo.
  • Strengthening hand to eye coordination through throwing and pairing games.
  • Mastering fine motor skills with writing, cutting, gluing activity.
  1. Emotional Development:
  • Increasing independence and self reliance through participation in classroom responsibility.
  • Students practice cooperation skills as they participate in small group activities.
  • Developing an emphatic understanding of others.
  • Making friends for life.
  1. Cognitive Development:
  • Recognizing cause and effect relationships.
  • Strengthening critical thinking skills through activities and experiments.
  • Enhancing mathematical reasoning via recognition of patterns in nature, shapes in the environment, counting, sorting and matching activities which include tasks like analyzing, predicting, planning, patterning, sequencing, sorting, organizing and evaluating.

Senior Kindergarten (4.6 years-5.5 years)

At KKR, our junior kindergarten students discover their potential, eagerly explore new concepts and are inspired to be adventurous learners! Curriculum components:

  1. Language Development:
  • Mastering language skills by reading books, singing songs and interacting with technology.
  • Strengthening writing skills through creative expression.
  • Enhancing reading skills through the use of the set of readers.
  1. Physical Development:
  • Developing healthy eating and exercising habits.
  • Enhancing gross motor skills through running, jumping, climbing, yoga and taekwondo.
  • Strengthening hand to eye coordination through throwing and pairing games.
  • Mastering fine motor skills with writing, cutting, gluing activity.
  1. Emotional Development:
  • Increasing independence and self reliance through participation in classroom responsibility.
  • Students practice cooperation skills as they participate in small group activities.
  • Developing an emphatic understanding of others.
  • Making friends for life.
  1. Cognitive Development:
  • Recognizing cause and effect relationships.
  • Strengthening critical thinking skills through activities and experiments.
  • Enhancing mathematical reasoning via recognition of patterns in nature, shapes in the environment, counting, sorting and matching activities which include tasks like analyzing, predicting, planning, patterning, sequencing, sorting, organizing and evaluating.