Circle Time

SKIP runs a two year kindergarten programme following the UK Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum.  There is a maximum of 20 children per class with two registered kindergarten teachers.  English is the medium of instruction.

Quick facts

  • Mixed-age K1/K2 classes:
  • Mornings:
    • Monday to Friday
    • 9.00am to 12 noon.
    • School bus available
    • Extended day option available
  • Afternoons:
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    • 12.30pm to 3.30pm
    • Home-time bus available

K1 Kindergarten, the Cricket class, is suitable for children aged 3 to 4 years of age, and a lovely, gentle introduction to school with the objectives of fostering children’s independence and learning to be part of a group.

With progression into the older K2 class, the Geckoes, the curriculum becomes more structured, preparing 4-5 year old children for entry into primary school.

Sessions include:

  • Circle time
  • Work & Play (including small group work, arts & crafts and sensory activities)
  • Music and movement
  • Group snack time
  • Indoor and outdoor free play
  • Interactive story time
  • PE
  • Library, gardening, baking

Adult to child ration of 1:10 (2 teachers for 20 children)