EARLY YEARS AT KIS
EARLY YEARS DEPARTMENT (EYD)
At Maple Leaf Kingsley Early Years Department (EYD), our mission is to provide excellent quality education. Our EYD celebrates the positive aspects of all children by creating an environment where differences are recognised, understood and appreciated. Every child is given the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential. We provide this foundation for children to thrive and to develop at their own pace.
We also take the liberty to boast about our high educational standards for Nursery and Reception level teachers and assistant teachers. They are provided regular in-service training, professional development and continual curriculum & programme reviews. Our Early Years Department caters for children aged between 3 and 5 years old, offering a self-contained, safe and secure environment for our youngest learners.
Throughout the Early Years Foundation stage, student’s learning is developed and enhanced through a wide variety of fun and play-based activities which are carefully planned by teachers while at other times students follow their interests, plan, and create their own activities under teacher support, encouraging and extending their play. Students are rewarded generously and provided with enjoyable experiences on which they can further explore, discover and create a sound platform for their future learning.
7 Areas of Learning and Development
(updated as at 1 September 2017)
Activities take place both indoors and outdoors, using various areas and resources in order to provide a wider range of learning experience.
Children’s learning is monitored using the Early Years Foundation Stage learning strategies where teachers observe children closely and use the information to plan activities which will engage the students or further challenge them to progress to their next level.
Learning is based around specific themes that run for 2 to 3 weeks. These are usually themes that are chosen in response to students’ interests.
In the Reception class, children will work towards achieving Early Learning Goals in all the seven areas of Learning and Development. They are expected to have achieved most of these goals by the end of the Reception year.
(updated as at 18 September 2017)
Monday: 8.00am – 3.30pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8.00am – 3.00pm
Friday: 8.00am – 2.20pm
Term 1: September
Term 2: January
Term 3: April
National British Curriculum for England and Wales
Areas of Learning & Development
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Communication & Language
Expressive Arts & Design
Understanding The World
Breakfast and lunch are provided to students who subscribe to our termly School Meal Plan.
To gain entry into Maple Leaf Kingsley International School, every new student is required to pass the entry assessment before a letter of offer is issued.
Transportation services are only available within Putra Heights and USJ (Subang Jaya). Please check with the School Customer Care Personnel at +603-5481 6090 for more information. Transporter company is appointed by Maple Leaf Kingsley International School and they will liaise with the parents. Maple Leaf Kingsley International School does not operate the transportation services, and only provide the transport service providers’ contact to interested students.
An entry assessment will be administered by the Head of Early Years Department. Students will be tested on their ability to focus, answer simple questions, follow 1 to 2 step-instructions, basic understanding of colours, shapes, basic letter and number knowledge.