Early Learning Years
At VIS, we pride ourselves on having a strong early learning years
programme, which consists of our Early Learning Centre
(ages 3-5) and
(ages 5-6). The primary emphasis is learning through play
and each school day is planned to provide the children with stimulating
activities, outside play time, and lessons with our specialist
teachers. German is taught to students in Grade Primary for one lesson per week.
is a teaching philosophy that recognises that children are naturally curious
and wish to experiment, explore and make sense of the world around them. It has
an emphasis on the growth of children's inquiry, creativity, curiosity and
imagination, while the development of basic skills is carefully nurtured. We offer:
A safe, caring environment in which the students are offered
developmentally appropriate activities through the medium of English
A teaching philosophy that recognizes that children are natural
inquirers and that they experiment and explore so as to make sense of
the world around them.
A creative, play-based approach to early learning with a supportive and highly-trained teaching staff.
The opportunity for children to work collaboratively and to develop
mutual respect in a multilingual and multicultural environment.
The chance for parents to partner in their children's learning experiences.
Throughout the school year the staff plan exciting and relevant trips
for the students. These can include a trip to a pumpkin farm, a bakery,
and walks through
the nearby gardening school and we appreciate parent help for these