Our Curriculum Overview
Our preschool curriculum focuses on children's social and emotional development in Singapore. We recognise the importance of equipping children with a healthy mind to become confident and resilient individuals. Our ESO curriculum is evaluated by an esteemed panel of early childhood education experts, and every child’s progress is assessed and communicated with parents on a timely basis.
In addition, we have various enrichment programmes to develop children' skills in music, art, piano, drama acting ect. to make emphasis on the cultivation of children's social-emotional ability, improving self-confidence and preventing depression and anxiety from an early age. Children are exposed to various subjects to ensure that they develop all-rounded skills in preparation for formal schooling.
Benefits of Our Curriculum
Improve children's social emotional ability
Teach children to solve problems in interpersonal communication
Help young children control anger and deal with disappointment
Enhance children's emotional vocabulary, 65 emotional vocabulary
Positive teacher-student and student-student interaction help children establish discipline and raise confidence
18 months to 2 years
We expose children at this age to letters and their associated sounds in a fun way through Letter Land, rhymes, games and other activities. We also introduce pre-reading skills, pre-writing skills and problem solving skills to children of this age.
Teacher to student ratios are kept to no more than 1:6 so each child receives the level of attention and guidance required to develop social competence and a sense of autonomy. In other words, the building blocks to becoming a confident and well-adjusted individual.
2 years to 4 years
At this age, we start to provide your child with a more complex understanding of numbers. They will also embark on creative writing and our phonics programme to learn sounds, word families and consonant blends. Our mother tongue lessons will go into more in-depth spoken and basic writing skills. And we will bring learning experiences outside the school environment through our excursions.
4 years to 6 years
Children at this stage are faster learners and more mature. Division, multiplication, penmanship, story sums, compositions and reading are carried out at a higher level. We also start to introduce project work and life skills classes to prepare them for further education and life in general.
Students will demonstrate proficiency in performance and theoretical musical skills that will enable to be successful musicians.
Students will develop critical thinking about music (e.g. Performance Evaluation)
Students will demonstrate proficiency in keyboard technique, sight-reading and repertoire utilising keyboard music representative of various stylistic periods with attention to period performance practice.
Know early music concepts and skills
Develop phonetic awareness and early reading skills
Improve hand-eye coordination through tapping, clacking, and ringing rhythm instruments in time with music.
Improve skills in following directions through focused listening with music.
Strengthen fine motor skills through Instrument play.
Develop vocal chords and expressive speech through singing songs.
Create Content and perform in theatre context
Develop students' understanding of Chinese culture through drama.
Interpret and understand scripts.
Develop students' appreciation of the value of drama, as well as enjoying the drama.
Drawing connections between the self and society.
Enable collaboration with one another
To be able to hold the brush in the right position to paint smoothly on paper plate through communication with teacher
To add straight or wavy lines to create hairs with chalk
To be able to draw the shape of a fish on a vanguard by making reference to Teacher's sample.
To understand what is outline and able to cut along the outline of the fish drawn.
A new textbook by OEL (Holdings) Limited, together with its subsidiary ESO Health Child Care has surpassed the traditional education model by prioritising social-emotional development to cultivate a child’s self-confidence and resilience, help them to adapt to societal pressure, and enhance their Intelligence, Emotional and Adversity Quotient.