Our literacy-based curriculum focus on carefully selected English and Mandarin Book titles where children will learn the language component and extend their learning into different areas through exploring the content of the book. They will focus on fundamentals to advance concepts through Appleland's specially designed activities. It includes the teaching of English, Mandarin, Mathematics, Expressive Art, Music & Movement, and Environmental Awareness. Moral education is integrated into the curriculum throughout the child's preschool years, with the nurturing of your child in mind.
At Appleland Playhouse, we promote hands-on activities to stimulate your child's self-discovery, self-learning and problem-solving skills. Our bilingual programme helps set a strong English and Mandarin foundation for your child, preparing them for a smooth progression to primary school.
(2 to 17 months)
Daily activities will be given to help them reach their growing milestones. They will learn to build their language, social and motor skills through reading, art and crafts, sensorial play, music and movement and exercise activities. Teachers will also place emphasis on building their fine and gross motor skills, and they will be exposed to basic alphabets, colours, shapes, numbers and vocabularies.
(18 months to 2 years old)
Your child will learn to build their language skills and social skills through play, music and movement and games. They will learn to build their fine and gross motor skills through simple activities. Basic alphabets, colours, shapes, numbers and simple math concepts such as matching, grouping, counting will be taught.
(3 years old)
Letterland Phonics and Chinese Pre-reading Programme will be introduced to aid in early recognition of the English and Chinese characters. They will start on their pre-writing skills and building of foundation through early literacy for both English and Mandarin, and Mathematics. They will also explore and learn through play and hands–on learning to maximise the understanding of the literacy books.
(4 years old)
Foundation of Han Yu Pin Yin will be introduced and they will continue their Letterland Programme. Activity sheets will be provided to help them learn to write, and to reinforce their understanding. Other hands-on and academic learning will also be integrated during each lesson based on their literacy books.
(5 years old)
More advanced concepts of the Letterland and Han Yu Pin Yin Programmes will be taught. They will be covering more literacy books and will complete the foundations of Han Yu Pin Yin by the end of the year. To maximise their understanding, hands-on learning and academic learning will be integrated into each lesson.
(6 years old)
Kindergarten Two is the last year of your child's preschool year, our goal is to prepare them for the academic challenges they will face in Primary One. Activity sheets and spellings will be given to reinforce their understanding of the Letterland Phonics and Han Yu Pin Yin. They will complete the basics of Han Yu Pin Yin by the end of the year.
(7 to 12 years old)
We will take care of your child's needs after primary school hours. Your child will complete their school homework and have revisions during their time here. During school holidays there will be activities such as excursions, camp, outdoor plays, and more.