NURSERY AND KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL
The important goal is for every child to experience success, to feel safe and secure, to be valued and understood in order to optimize learning. Learning is seen as valuable and rewarding. Learn how to function in a group to experience the joy of being and learning together. Students will grow best in an environment of embryonic community life, active with types of variety of activities and occupations which reflect the society as a whole, and to permeate the spirit of arts, history, science, social and culture and communicative languages. The school arranges an active community for students and teachers who are responsible for each other. The school will work closely in partnership with parents to support and enhance the learning of each student. The everyday practice and experiences will cover the whole area of study. The time allotment for each practice is around 15-40 minutes under teacher’s supervision and decision. The practices are ensured to be appropriate to the area of learning experience and children’s circumstances at a time.
The Fundamental Purposes Underline that :
• children are instilled with morality and ethics whilst being encouraged to be themselves and be confident as well as behaving properly and respectfully.
• children will be able to use the Thai language as well as foreign languages effectively, gain knowledge and understanding of Thai flourishing culture and traditions together with the religious teaching.
• both Thai and foreign children will have an opportunity to develop their mature sense of respect for the diverse cultures, adapt themselves with manner to value learning experientially and respecting other cultures.
• curriculum continuum will be based on child growth and development at each level. Children will experience a gradual preparation ranging from readiness at nursery through developmental and academic skills and concepts learning at a higher level.
PRIMARY SCHOOL (Grade 1-2)
The program of study focuses on building grade 1-2 students literacy and numeracy skills. It is important that students at these grade levels acquire strong reading, writing, and mathematics skills which are the foundation for all other academic achievement. Continue from kindergarten level, the instruction at primary level is integrative in nature. Students work collaboratively to develop their social skills and personal responsibility. Critical thinking skills are encouraged through group as well as individual work activities. Our building is thoughtfully designed to provide safe and purposeful learning space where students’ psychomotor skills can be fully developed. The open space is for them to discover the nature wonder, engage them with hands on learning experiences that spark their curiosity.
LOWER SCHOOL (Grade 3-5)
As students advance to the Lower School, with increasing maturity and sense of responsibility, their foundational skills will be solidified. The curriculum focuses on extending their literacy skills through the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students also learn mathematics and develop their problem solving and critical thinking skills. Basic concepts and skills of science, social studies, arts are integrated into students’ literacy and numeracy skills. Health and physical education, as well as co-curricular and extra curriculum activities are arranged to enhance students’ social values and character development. To further connect them to the world outside the classroom, a third language is provided. The world language (Chinese and Japanese) raises awareness of different cultures. And the hands-on experiences with our school Co-op enterprise encourage students to be active learners and young entrepreneurs.
MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grade 6-8)
Students in Middle School are in the period of adolescence. They are moving from childhood to adulthood. Their bodies are undergoing rapid growth and changes with respect to their age. Recognizing these challenges of adolescence, our curriculum is designed to support and nurture our young adults academically, socially, and emotionally. The curriculum is focused on developing students’ confidence, competence, abstract thinking ability, and independent decision making. Students will learn in-dept process of learning e.g., how to take notes and organize ideas; how to conduct research and prepare for oral presentation; how to write paragraph and answer essay questions; how to study for test. Academic subjects, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities provide students with opportunity to challenge themselves, explore their interests and discover their potential. With increased maturity, students have opportunity to develop leadership, to prepare for the greater demand of high school coursework and to look beyond themselves, and to contribute services to others.
HIGH SCHOOL (Grade 9-12)
Our goal for high school students is primarily geared to a strong college preparation program. However, being aware that our students have to lead their lives in the ever-changing world caused by the technology advancement of the 21st century, students are provided a flexible, comprehensive, and student-centered education. Every student is able to select the courses that best suit his/her personal academic interests and goals. Students who are academic oriented are encouraged to study in their field of study in-depth and to select an advanced or equivalent university courses. Additionally, for students with broader and varied interests, a wide selection of elective courses both academic oriented and career oriented will be available for them. All students will be equipped with the intellectual, aesthetics, vocational, physical, and social skills necessary to be responsible and productive citizens. They are educated to be self-direct learners who can communicate effectively and work collaboratively well with others. Besides being academic talented, they must also be creative, critical, and logical thinkers. The supportive classroom environment will foster mutual respect, positive attitude, dignity, and conflict resolution skills. They will also master in technology which will facilitate their continuous learning. School arranges consultant with which students, parents, and teachers are able to discuss for the best plausible education plan for students.