LEARN­ING that is LARGER THAN LIFE

Join Stam­ford Amer­i­can on an ex­cit­ing jour­ney as they em­bark on larger than life plans for the Pi­o­neer Class at their new Early Learn­ing Vil­lage

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The much an­tic­i­pated open­ing of Stam­ford Amer­i­can’s new Vil­lage is just around the cor­ner. De­signed by early years’ ar­chi­tec­tural ex­perts, the Early Learn­ing Vil­lage is punc­tu­ated by cus­tomised learn­ing el­e­ments, put in place to en­sure each child is happy, in­volved and pas­sion­ate about learn­ing. Built on Reg­gio Emilia’s sim­ple truth that the en­vi­ron­ment nur­tures the child, no de­tail has been spared in cre­at­ing this new fa­cil­ity for chil­dren from 18 months to six years of age. Ev­ery class­room has a ded­i­cated out­door play area tai­lored to the dif­fer­ent age lev­els, and the be­spoke cam­pus also boasts a 22m swim­ming pool, and multi-pur­pose gym called “The Hive” that com­ple­ments the pro­grammes unique to Stam­ford, to give your child the very best start in life.

1 FIG­URE OF SPEECH

The younger the learner, the bet ter they are at pick­ing up a new lan­guage. Your kids will be able to learn Man­darin and Span­ish through daily lessons from as young as 18 months, or through a com­pre­hen­sive English/Man­darin Bilin­gual Pro­gramme avail­able from the age of three. Af ter all, daily ex­po­sure to the dif fer­ent lan­guages re­sults in the great­est pos­si­ble pro­fi­ciency and con­fi­dence.

2 STRINGS AT­TACHED

Be­yond carr ying a tune, mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion helps to de­velop a child’s senses and self-ex­pres­sion, and has a di­rect link to men­tal de­vel­op­ment, in­tel­li­gence and mem­ory. Plus, play­ing stringed in­stru­ments is said to im­prove con­cen­tra­tion too. Stam­ford Amer­i­can is the first school in Sin­ga­pore to of fer the world-renowned Suzuki Vi­o­lin Pro­gramme from the young age of three, with the op­tion to progress to the cello from the age of five.

3 GO HOLISTIC

The Early Learn­ing Vil­lage of fers in­cred­i­ble en­rich­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties all un­der one roof, which al­lows fam­i­lies to ex tend the school day in ei­ther the morn­ing, af ter­noon, or both. Be­gin your day sunny side up with their fun and de­li­cious Break­fast Club which be­gins at 7.15am. Plus, there is also the af ter­noon op­tion to pick up your child any time up to 6pm with their Tea Time Club. Here, ac­tiv­i­ties such as ar ts and craf ts, build­ing blocks, Lego and healthy snack-time take place. There is also the Co-Cur­ric­u­lar Ac­tiv­i­ties Pro­gramme, ex­clu­sive to the Early Learn­ing Vil­lage, of fer­ing CCA choices such as Bal­let, Circus Skills, Cre­ative Drama, Mini Mae­stros, Swim­ming and Soc­cer that be­gins right af ter school at 3.30pm. Per fect school day, check!

4 IN­NO­VA­TIVE THOUGHT

Stam­ford Amer­i­can in­cludes ac­tiv­i­ties that al­low stu­dents to ex­plore, ex­per­i­ment and cre­ate, so as to nur ture in­no­va­tive, prob­lem-solv­ing minds. Can you be­lieve they have in­tro­duced com­pu­ta­tional think­ing (cod­ing) to th­ese lit tle learn­ers in fun ways, such as pro­gram­ming lit tle bugs through mazes or trav­el­ling to ex­otic des­ti­na­tions with Vir tual Realit y head­sets?

5 AC­TION HE­ROES

Stam­ford Amer­i­can be­lieves that in­no­va­tive phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion re­in­forces the de­vel­op­ment of chil­dren’s gross mo­tor skills in the class­room. SMART Steps and the Per­cep­tual Mo­tor Pro­gramme en­hance key move­ment pat­terns for body and brain de­vel­op­ment, be­fore build­ing skills that sup­por t read­ing, writ­ing, fo­cus, per­cep­tual aware­ness and at ten­tion de­vel­op­ment.

Go big on holistic learn­ing with in­no­va­tive pro­grammes and fa­cil­i­ties at Stam­ford Amer­i­can Early Learn­ing Vil­lage

Learn­ing through play is key to build­ing so­cial and cog­ni­tive skills Young learn­ers travel the world with Vir tual Realit y head­sets

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