DIS­COVER A HEAVEN FOR LEARN­ING

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1A world first

Ar­chi­tec­turally de­signed with only young learn­ers in mind, the new Early Learn­ing Vil­lage has pur­pose-built fa­cil­i­ties and class­rooms with ad­join­ing out­door spa­ces tai­lored to the spe­cific learn­ing needs of dif­fer­ent age groups. Plus, there’s six out­door dis­cov­ery play spa­ces shaded to block 75 per­cent of UV for sun-safe play. Lit­tle swim­mers can prac­tice their strokes and wa­ter skills in the 22m swim­ming pool with vary­ing step heights cater­ing to dif­fer­ent pro­fi­ciency lev­els and abil­i­ties. And what kid wouldn’t love to show off their hand­stands and ac­ro­batic moves in the air-con­di­tioned gym, The Hive?

2Flex­i­ble school day

Flex­i­ble weekly and daily op­tions of­fer par­ents the op­por­tu­nity to de­sign the school week to suit a fam­ily’s in­di­vid­ual needs. Choose from a three-, four- or five-day op­tion for chil­dren at­tend­ing Pre-nurs­ery to Kin­der­garten 1 classes, while stu­dents in Kin­der­garten 2 are re­quired to at­tend all five days in readi­ness for the more chal­leng­ing ele­men­tary cur­ricu­lum.

Keen to de­velop a mu­si­cian, lin­guist or ath­lete?

Stam­ford Amer­i­can of­fers an out­stand­ing early years spe­cial­ist cur­ricu­lum to de­velop both the body and brain. Aim­ing to cul­ti­vate lan­guage pro­fi­ciency, daily classes in Man­darin or Span­ish are of­fered from 18 months, while the Bilin­gual Man­darin/english Pro­gram com­mences from three years. The world-renowned Suzuki Vi­o­lin Pro­gram also starts from three years with the op­tion to progress to cello at age five. To keep chil­dren ac­tive and reap the ben­e­fits of en­hanced learn­ing through move­ment, stu­dents par­tic­i­pate in the ac­claimed Smart Steps and Per­cep­tual Mo­tor Pro­gram from 18 months un­der the guid­ance of trained spe­cial­ists.

Get in early for some­thing special

The Early Learn­ing Vil­lage is a re­mark­able new preschool op­tion, and the word is out. Do your­self a favour and book a front seat for your lit­tle one while there’s still space.

... four tick­ets to the much loved theatre pro­duc­tion The Tiger Who Came to Tea as Stam­ford Amer­i­can’s special guests. Reg­is­ter at sais.edu.sg/win to go into the draw!

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