After School 2
The aim is to further enhance the children’s English skills with a foundational grasp of the language. Alongside nature exploration and cross-cultural understanding, activities like scientific experiments are integrated to nurture curiosity and deepen English comprehension.
- kindergarten children and older children
- 120 mins
phonics for reading and writing Phonics fundamentals are employed to refine reading and writing capabilities. A grasp of essential grammar and word order is attained through consistent practice, enabling the composition of simple sentences, typically containing around three words.
sentences to express intentions Using the acquired vocabulary, students practice self-expression through 2–3 word sentences. Despite initial errors, iterative practice with peers and instructors leads to gradual skill refinement.
scientific concepts During After School 2, we engage in basic science experiments. Children carefully observe the experiment outcomes and engage in discussions. Subsequently, students reflect on their observations using worksheets and similar tools.
Sample schedule, subject to slight variations based on the center.
15:30 Free Play Time
Before the class begins, we’ll have an English warm-up session where you can chat with your teacher and friends. Additionally, we’ll assess your reading level using online resources called “Raz Kids.”
15:45 Circle Time & Introducing Time
We will introduce themes that will interest children, such as seasons, nature, and things that allow you to experience different cultures from various countries around the world. Practice answering concisely to various questions based on the theme.
16:05 Enrichment Time
Utilize custom flashcards to grasp prepositions, adverbs, and adjectives. Furthermore, monthly science activities include engaging in basic scientific experiments and acquiring novel means of expression.
16:20 Toilet & Snack Time
16:45 Phonics Time
Flashcards and alphabet cards are employed to learn concepts such as “Short Vowel” and “Blends: Consonant Connections.”
By understanding the phonetics of English words, we aim to enhance reading skills.
16:50 Writing Time
Through custom phonics-focused worksheets, you’ll engage in exercises involving letter connections, word completion, word writing, and reading comprehension.
Weekly homework assignments will further enhance your understanding and accelerate learning.
17:00 Activity Time
Games and Culture
Explore vocabulary in an enjoyable manner through diverse themed activities. Delve into various countries worldwide, immersing in their cultures and customs through hands-on experiences.
Students will also practice writing country names using our exclusive coursebook.
17:15 Sight Word Time
Enhance vocabulary visually with the “Sight Word Readers” picture book material. Employ workbooks for writing practice, reinforcing learning and retention.
17:25 Sticker & Good-Bye Time / Explanation to Parents
As the lesson concludes, we affix attendance stickers, tidy up, and prepare to depart. During this time, native teachers and bilingual staff will brief parents on the day’s activities and lessons.
Extended Care Service for Busy Parents
We offer a flexible temporary storage service (fee-based) in 30-minute increments.
Pickup and drop-off times can be customized to accommodate parents’ work and family schedules.
This service is conducted in an immersive “English” environment, allowing children to practice the language skills learned in class.
It’s a convenient service that enhance your child’s English proficiency.
Our Unique Curriculum
Our Unique Curriculum
Aligned with the curriculum, we employ Kids International’s exclusive teaching materials, supplemented by take-home resources for practicing class activities at home.
Through a collaborative effort between the school and families, we provide robust support for your child’s English learning journey.
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Our curriculum features the acclaimed online learning tool, Raz-Kids, utilized in the U.S. Each student has an account, enabling access to appropriate-level books for home study.
Moreover, teachers assess reading proficiency during free play sessions.
The staff and teachers always welcome me with a smile, and I enjoy going to school.
Our child joined the program upon entering kindergarten. The warm reception from the staff and teachers consistently brings a smile to our child’s face, making attendance a joy. The range of activities offered is rich and eagerly anticipated each year. Our child, who has a cousin living abroad, can now engage in simple everyday English conversations upon their return to Japan. We’ve also incorporated an English app at home to further exposure to the language.