With so many preschool options around you, how do you determine which one is best for your child? Some factors to consider would be location, curriculum, school hours and fees. Here are some reasons why you should check out this new preschool.
The Grange International Preschool (TGIP) sits on a lush 3-acre compound at the heart of Yio Chu Kang Road, surrounded by lush greenery with the Lower Seletar Reservoir to its north and Thompson Nature Park to its west.
In this brand new preschool, learning spaces are purposefully designed for students to enhance their play, imagination and creativity while building connections through interactive sensory-driven experiences.
TGIP focuses on play-based international curriculum to provide a holistic, future-focused education for young learners. The International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) is an innovative curriculum based on best practices worldwide and the developmental needs of children aged 3 – 5 years. The IEYC places the child at the heart of the learning, ensuring that learning is personalised and revolves around the needs and interests of the child. Read more about the IEYC here.
Supporting the IEYC curriculum is the unique Young CREATORS© which represents the educational philosophy that drives the design of all learning experiences at the preschool. This future-focused philosophy is aimed at developing Global Citizens by equipping them with 8 core competencies: Communicative Person, Respectful of Others, Enquiring Mind, Active Citizen, Teamwork Oriented, Open Minded, Resilient Attitude and Self-Confidence.
TGIP believes that effective learning must be holistic, to equip students with skills that can be applied in the real world. The learning blocks of Young Botanists, Young Chefs, Young Musicians and Young Artists promote not just inquiry, but also foster thinking, social, collaborative and self-management skills. Through well-designed play, students develop disciplinary and transdisciplinary skills while having lots of fun. Check out the learning blocks here.
The Grange places big emphasis that the students get to connect with nature. Students get planned opportunities to appreciate, understand and respect their natural surroundings. This includes spending time in the eco-garden and farm that includes organic fruit and vegetable plots, and edible flowers. According to Ms Yin San, the Head Teacher of TGIP, the eco-garden provides meaningful and fun learning experiences for children: “It offers them an opportunity not just to learn about the life-cycle process of how plants are grown, but also about responsibility, problem solving, independence and environmental awareness.”
If a happy, safe, natural learning environment is what you want for your child, we would like to invite you to speak with our Admissions team and book a visit to find out more about us by clicking on the link here.
Registrations are open for Semester 2, 2021 and FY 2022.