We develop a complete curriculum with the support of advanced teaching methods to develop communication, information processing, analysis and problem solving abilities.
Although our main focus is in English language development we also aim to develop the whole child by planning a range of activities for each session to promote creativity, physical development, knowledge and understanding of the world, problem solving, reasoning and numeracy and personal, social and emotional development. As well as developing each of the six areas of learning, our activities benefit children through improving their confidence, independence and self-esteem.
- English and Content Areas: In this class the students are exposed to the four main skills in the English language, which are reading, writing, listening and speaking. English instruction is done in a holistic approach. Content and language integrated learning (CLIL) programs combine teaching content from a curriculum area with the explicit teaching of the target language. There is a focus on the vocabulary and structures required for the additional curriculum area. Content may include all or part of one or more curriculum areas. In a CLIL program, learners gain knowledge of the curricular subject (for example, Science) while simultaneously learning and using the target language. CLIL has the advantage of addressing the ‘crowded curriculum’ issue as it enables one or more curriculum areas to be taught in and through an additional language.
- Reading Club: The ability to read is one determiner of students' success or failure. They must form the habit of reading to perform well in all subjects. A good reader has a better opportunity for greater achievement. We develop reading skills such as identifying the main idea and supporting details, identifying cause and effect, predicting, inferring and using reading strategies to learn about vocabulary through context.