0 ~ 3 years old is the period of the fastest brain development in a person's life. Under a safe and appropriate environment, effective stimulation according to the sensitive characteristics of infants and young children will equip them with more success factors in the future. Therefore, for the Infants and Young Children Program, we are committed to cultivating young children:
Mental Well-beingNot only we care about their physical health, but we also need to pay more attention to their mental.
Active inquiryChildren know how to accomplish tasks independently or with others, and be passionate about exploring.
CommunicatorsChildren will express themselves confidently and creatively in a variety of ways.
CaringHave empathy, compassion and respect for others. Take actions to make positive changes in the lives.
BalancedChildren will have a preliminary understanding of the interdependent relationship.
Be creativeChildren will share their thoughts, feelings, understanding and self-image through sports, art, music, games and Lego.
Seven Star Kindergarten's Infants and Young Children Course adopts the British early stage education curriculum- the EYFS framework. It combines the Chinese education, culture, arts, and language to form this unique curriculum and educational framework of both countries in rich harmony.
Half-day English Immersion ProgramWe have qualified and experienced foreign teachers to deliver quality lessons according to the children’s interests and needs. This program sets up various inquiry-based and hands-on activities around the different subjects, and with the full immersive English environment, our teachers and students explore and learn together about the world, language, mathematics,our body, social and emotional development.
Seven Star Kindergarten's Infants and Young Children Course adopts the British early stage education curriculum- the EYFS framework. It combines the Chinese education, culture, arts, and language to form this unique curriculum and educational framework of both countries in rich harmony. The concept enables children to deal with the test of the IB curriculum system in kindergarten and the Chinese education system in the future.
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is the result of the comparative study of Early education courses in 20 major countries by the British teaching quality assessment agency QCA. It is the national curriculum standard for the evaluation of British kindergartens. In September 2008, it was formally incorporated into the child care Act The Childcare Act (2006). Under the legal framework of EYFS preschool education plan, it is to provides a continuous development for preschool childrens early education and learning system, and gives them get a better development opportunity in life, let every child can become an independent, strong-minded and a successful person in the future.
EYFS teaching philosophy: respect for children's personality + positive relationships + enabling environment = learning and development
EYFS curriculum is mainly composed of joyful and challenging games. It emphasizes children’s participation in activities, attaches importance to children’s interests and achievements, and develops children’s potential in an all-round way with diversified and interrelated modules. To ensure that children’s learning is effective, our infant and toddler curriculum will have the following characteristics：
• Playing and Exploring – Engagement
• Creativity and critical thinking
Teaching Idea In EYFS teaching philosophy, any teaching activity should be child-centered. In order to implement this principle, we
• Collect information for children to understand their interest and growth mode at home before entering the kindergarten
• Focus on children's play patterns (schema, repetitive behavior patterns)
• Allow children to make their own decisions and choices (such as choosing the content, materials and methods of the game)
• Teachers are supporters of early childhood learning, not interventionists
• In order to meet the needs of children's personality development, teachers provide a variety of teaching methods
Seven Learning Areas EYFS early education system covers children's learning in all fields, including seven learning areas:
Communication and language
In order to meet the needs of children's personality development, teachers provide a variety of teaching methods
Personal, social and emotional development
Understanding the world
Expressive arts and design