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Week Days: 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM Saturday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM Sunday: Closed

Happy Trails

Early beginers 1

Children will learn to develop their moral skills, confidence, taking responsibility, posturing and personal hygiene

First impressions of school matters; so our nursery classes offer the warm, happy and constructive introduction to set the children off to a flying start. These early years make up our foundation stage.

During these early years, our curriculum covers seven broad areas of learning. These learning goals focus on what children need to learn and set out what children are expected to achieve by the end of the foundation stage.


Children will learn to be confident, take an interest in things, know what their own needs are, tell the difference between right and wrong, and be able to dress and undress. During the years in the nursery classes, the organizing theme in Social Norms is family and community acceptance. Nursery pupils learn social Norms by:

  •  Comparing and contrasting the past with the present
  • Demonstrating understanding of how geography affects the way people live
  • Comparing and contrasting people of the same and different cultures
  • Demonstrating understanding of bargaining.
  • Participating in the democratic approach to decision making
  • Understanding how current events affect our daily lives

Children will learn to talk confidently and clearly, enjoy stories, songs and poems, hearing and saying sounds, then linking them to the alphabet. They will read and write some familiar words and learn to use a pencil. From the first day, children are immersed in an environment rich in language. Daily, they are read to from books. Extensive classroom libraries include copies of the best children books. Teachers work with individuals and small groups, helping children develop the skills and understanding required to read and write. Initially, putting down only letters they know and gradually moving to whole words and sentences.
Pupils in nursery classes demonstrate their emerging literacy by:

  • Comprehending and responding to spoken language
  • Using drawing and writing to represent their thinking
  • Showing an awareness of the rules of spelling, punctuation, capitalization and grammar
  • Using a variety of strategies to recognize words
  • Gathering and analyzing information from a variety of sources
  • Using language to pose and answer questions and problems
  • Sharing learning
  • Participating in discussion as speakers and listeners
  • Responding and making connections to the work of others
  • Developing an appreciation for the rhythm pattern and variety in language
  • Choosing reading, writing and discussion as important daily activities
  • Responding to a variety of written materials

Children will explore and find out about the world around them, asking questions about it. They will build with different materials, know about everyday technology and learn what it is used for. They will find out about past and present events in their lives and families’ lives. They will find out about different cultures and beliefs. The nursery science program encourages children to build understanding in four broad areas – Living Things; Our Environment; Seasons; and Matter & Energy.
With the same focus on active involvement, program in health includes Safety at Home and on the Playground; Dental Health; Preventing Disease; Recognizing Feelings; and Similarities & Differences. Equipments, books, and other materials for children to conduct experiments and investigate these topics are brought into the classrooms. In science experience, pupils are:

  • Demonstrating curiosity and participating in activities
  • Acquiring information through reasoning and observation
  • Processing information through discussion, writing, and drawing
  • Developing concepts and vocabulary pertinent to science experience themes
  • Demonstrating understanding of relationships among science, society and the environment
  • Using a variety of scientific tools and methods
  • Exhibiting responsible attitudes toward personal health and safety

Children will develop an understanding of mathematics through counting, stories, songs, games and imaginative play. They will become comfortable with numbers and with such ideas as “heavier than” or “bigger”.

They will be aware of shapes and space. In the nursery classes, pupils spend about one half of the time in mathematics developing number concepts, Manipulative, calculators, activity sheets and other resources help children learn mathematics and its application to their daily lives.

Pupils gain mathematical understanding by:

  • Using estimation and mental math as strategies
  • Recognizing shapes
  • Demonstrating an understanding of patterns
  • Demonstrating an understanding of numbers through counting
  • Using computation skills
  • Collecting, graphing and interpreting data
  • Using knowledge of math for problem solving
  • Using language to explain an understanding of mathematical concepts
  • Using measurement concepts and tools

Children will learn to move confidently, controlling their bodies and handling equipment. Nursery pupils participate daily in vigorous physical activities.

Games, fitness stations, obstacle courses, rhythm, movement and tag activities promote physical fitness. Pupils are introduced to sports terminologies, rules, safety guidelines and use of equipment. In physical education, nursery pupils are:

  • Demonstrating motor skills needed to participate in physical educational activities
  • Participating appropriately and productively in a variety of physical educational learning activities alone and with others
  • Exhibiting an understanding of rules of games and other activities

Children will explore colours and shapes, trying out dance, making things, telling stories and making music. In nursery art classes, pupils use a variety of media and the work of artists from many cultures to learn art concepts. They produce art with materials such as markers, paint, paper, glue, and play dough.

Pupils are:

  • Developing motor skills to facilitate expression of ideas
  • Showing ability to unite content, design, materials and process to create art work
  • Demonstrate ability to perceive and respond to different aspects of art work
  • Showing good judgment in the selection and use of tools and media for art work
  • Participating appropriately and productively in a variety of art learning activities

In music classes, nursery pupils interact with music in two ways. Pupils perform music when they play simple melodies and they create melodies of their own. During music lessons, pupils are:

  • Demonstrating a good sense of rhythm
  • Joining in group singing
  • Participating appropriately and productively in a variety of music learning activities

Children will learn to develop their moral skills, confidence, taking responsibility, posturing and personal hygiene.

  • They learn to appreciate the act of going to bed early and waking up early
  • Buttressing the skill of personnel hygiene
  • Grooming appreciation
  • Children learn adaptation of school environment