At Papakidz, formal assessments are conducted from 2 to 6 times per year, based on child’s needs and age. These developmental screening not only help parents to understand where their child is in his or her development, but also what areas can be strengthened. We incorporate both informal and standardized assessments during the year, as well as noting the individuality of each child relative to his or her own progress. These assessments guide us, in developing our curriculum so that it matches the needs of the children in the class. Teachers’ observations of a child reflect the child’s growth and needs, both as an individual and as part of a group. If we have a concern about your child’s development, a meeting is required regardless of age. Meetings may also be requested at other times by either parents or teachers as the need arises.
OUR APPROACH TO LEARNING
In line with our aim to provide an holistic and balanced education which makes a difference to children's learning, we have aligned our curriculum with the world renowned curriculum - the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) framework, with further enrichment in STEAM activities.
The International Primary Curriculum (IPC) is an internationally-minded, thematic, cross-curricular and rigorous teaching structure used in more than 50 countries. It is recognised worldwide, making it a comprehensive and future-oriented global curriculum programme aimed at children growing up in the 21st Century. The Curriculum Framework of our school integrates six learning areas to ensure a balanced education and a strong foundation for each child. This power of six includes: Language Arts, Numeracy, Sciences, Socio-emotional, Creative Arts and Motor Skills.
HOW IS OUR CURRICULUM TAUGHT?
Our curriculum is taught in a thematic way in which subject areas such as History, Geography, Information & Communication Technology, Science and Physical Education are combined into a unit. Each unit has a title and a number of activities designed to link to literacy and numeracy, and appeal to the children. Learning targets for each subject are clearly identified within each unit.
Each units has a title and incorporates most of the core subjects including science, history, geography, ICT, Art and physical education, and provides many opportunities to incorporate literacy and numeracy. Subjects are only included into each theme if there is a direct link between the required learning and the ideas behind the theme. Each subject then has a number of learning tasks to help teachers to help their children meet a range of learning goals set out in the curriculum.
Students are taught to become stakeholders in their own learning process. Our teacchers encourage students to inquire, question and resource information competently to find solutions or answers on their own.
The curriculum is unique in that it has clearly defined different strands of learning goals. The curriculum also provides modern teaching methods for delivery of the unit.
Our 21st Century Curriculum encompasses :
>> Theme based learning skills
>> Personal Development
>> Play-based learning
>> Stimulating and creative lessons
>> Personalized student assessment for learning strategies and for better appraisal of skills learned
We offer up to 14 days free of charge (tuition fee), for any children aged 6 months to 6 years old ! A free trial class experience will allow your child the chance to get a feel of how everyday is fun and exciting at Papakidz preschool, as well as meet our teachers, play or interact with like-minded peers. Please contact our admission team to find out more : +84 243 2008181 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Papakidz preschool create a classroom environment conductive to learning with spacious, open spaces and with ample natural lights. Our students can also enjoy a separate STEAM lab and a multifunctional play area of more than 500 m2, to guarantee fun and diverse educational experiences, regardless the weather conditions. Our large infrastructure and well-thought out learning spaces, allow us to comfortably accommodate 10 to 20 students per classroom, depending on the children’s ages.