Kindergarten Class

Before the school can accept the entry or promotion of a child into Kindergarten, that child is predictable to know the following:

+ Be able to state first and last name when asked.
+ Be able to write first name with first letter upper case and remaining letters lower case.
+ Use appropriate three-finger grasp when using writing instruments (pencils,crayons and scissors)
+ Count to at least thirty and tells what number comes before or after a given number to 20.
+ Know all the letters in their first name.
+ Identify basic geometric shapes (triangle, circle, square, rectangle, oval, star, rhombus (diamond) and heart)
+ Know basic colors (red, blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, black, white, brown, pink)
+ Identify numerals 1-10 in random order.
+ Make most letter/sound matches.
+ Identify most upper and lower case letters.
+ Use finger to accurately touch count items to ten.
+ Knows concepts of print (front and back of book, which page comes first, track words left to right).
+ Be able to rhyme words.
+ Retells simple stories in sequence.
+ When given a word (“man”) and a new beginning sound (/f/), creates the familiar word (“fan”)
+ Adjust own clothing before and after using restroom.
+ Use restroom independently including washing hands without reminder.
+ Take off and put on outer clothing
+ Sit for a story for 5-10 minutes
+ Clean up after themselves
+ Shares materials and toys with other children.
+ Attend kindergarten with a positive attitude
+ Be confident and ready to separate from parent.
+ Be able to listen and follow 2-3 step directions.
+ Be able to solve problems without aggression.

The focus, is the same as that of Reception, on three important areas while coaching the pupils, such areas are:

+ Development on the social, personal and emotional fronts
+ Language skills and fluency in communication
+ Physical development.

The above three areas then feed into another four specific learning areas as under:

+ English Language
+ Mathematics
+ Quatitative Reasoning
+ Verbal Reasoning
+ World understanding
+ Creative arts and design

A class of maximum of 15 pupils is controlled by a classroom teacher.



  • Evans Modular English Course for primary schools/workbook – Bk1
  • Wabp Learn Mathematics/workbook – Bk 1
  • Ext Religion and National Values for primary schools – Bk 1
  • My First Book of Phonics – 5+
  • Wabp Basic Science and Technology for primary schools/workbook Bk 1
  • Ext. Cultural and Creative Arts – Bk 1
  • Lantern Verbal and Quantitative Reasonings
  • My Calligraphie – Bk 3

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