AFTERSCHOOL

PROGRAM

for children from 3-6 years

GIS Afterschool Extention Programme (AEP) provides existing GIS students to a wide range of learning opportunities. Each class is carefully crafted to offer children hands-on and inquiry-based learning. Each day children will focus on a particular concept/skill and build upon their knowledge and experience. The curriculum applied in our AEP programme is to equip our K2 and K3 children the fundamentals of transitioning to primary schools by following the key teaching principals of IBPYP.

 

AEP is conducted in English, with Chinese lessons assigned throughout the week.

Weekly schedule as follow:

GIS LCM course incorporates the key elements in dramatic play and storytelling. By implementing storytelling into our LCM course, it will help enrich students understanding of self-expression, communication and their presentation skills.

 

Our Speech and Drama programme provides the best elements in dramatic play and storytelling.

 

Students enrolled in this programme may also take part in the annual LCM Drama/Speech exam.

Term 1 - September to December 2019

Stage 1 (K1 Level) Thursday 2:00 – 3:00p.m.

Stage 2 (K2 Level) Thursday 1:00 – 2:00p.m.

Stage 3 (K3 Level) Friday 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Cambridge English Starters (YLE Starters) is the first of three Young Learners English courses for children. The YLE course introduces children to everyday written and spoken English and is an excellent way for them to gain confidence and improve their English language skills

 

The course is written around familiar topics and focuses on the skills needed to communicate effectively in English through listening, speaking, reading and writing.

All students participating in our Cambridge course will take part in the YLE exam. Our experienced teacher will assess the student's ability and notify parents if they are eligible for the YLE exam.

Term 1 - September to December 2019

Pre-starters (K1 Level) Tuesday 2:00 – 3:00p.m.

Starters (K2 and K3) Wednesday 1:30 – 2:30p.m.

Our Mandarin Program provides an extensive range of activities to allow students to immerse in a fun, hands-on and comfortable environment when in learning Mandarin!

Pre-nursery and K1 level children will focus on enhancing fluency and confidence through storytelling, and dramatic role-play activities. Through singing and reciting songs, children will build the foundation needed to develop self-confidence and express themselves in Mandarin.   To introduce traditional Chinese characters, our specialist teachers will play games and read classic stories to build a rich knowledge of character strokes and recognition.

For K2-K3 level children, we will provide the skills and knowledge for Pinyin recognition and interview preparation. Our Fun with Mandarin program will focus on enhancing children's recital skills, interview skills and correct identification and sounding of Pinyin characters. To further enhance student's language skills, we will provide hands-on activities to establish a solid phonetic foundation for Pinyin characters. Students will be able to distinguish the sounds accurately and read the characters with native fluency.

 

Term 1 - September to December 2019

PN- K1 Level Thursday 1:00 – 2:00p.m.

K2 and K3 Level Friday  1:00 – 2:00p.m.

Our ‘Fun with Cantonese’ programme provides PN to K3 students the opportunity to master the skills of Cantonese through play, story recital and hands-on activities.

PN and K1 children will be introduced to a broad range of activities to stimulate children's curiosity for Cantonese. Through stories, games and singing, children at a young age can lay the key foundation in developing their Cantonese skills. To introduce traditional Chinese characters, our specialist teachers will teach traditional characters through art and sensory activities. Children will take part in different memory exercise to enhance their letter recognition and apply their knowledge to their everyday surroundings.

Our K2 and K3 children will focus primarily on their listening and writing skills to adapt to the local primary school system. Students will learn through a pictorial approach in identifying and recognizing simple to advance Chinese characters. Students will build their vocabulary bank from different storybooks and learn the critical elements in writing simple sentences in Cantonese.

The knowledge and skills taught will be beneficial for students who are applying to local or direct subsidize primary schools.

 

Term 1 - September to December 2019

PN-K1 Level Monday 1:00 – 2:00

K2-K3 Level Wednesday 2:30 – 3:30p.m.

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