Kindergarten German Stream prepares your child for German Vorschule. We encourage your child’s overall development – this means that the social, emotional, creative, cognitive, language and motor development are equally developed and supported.
Monday to Friday from 7:15 am to 12:30 pm.
There will be two PE lessons per week. Your child’s class teacher will inform you at the beginning of the school year what days are dedicated for gym.
On these days your child should come to school dressed for PE (PE clothes and sports shoes).
In case there are any changes to your child’s going home routine please inform us in writing or call our secretary in advance. Bus changes are not permitted.
In case you have to pick up your child due to extraordinary circumstances please note the following Pick up time: 12.50 pm
If your child is participating in one of the Afternoon Activities he/she will be escorted to his/her activity after lunch. Afternoon Activities will start after Autumn Break.
A child’s birthday is a special day and we would like to celebrate this special day in class. Therefore, send some food for all to share in class and inform your child’s class teacher accordingly.
THEME BASED CURRICULUM
Each theme is given a time span and the activities are based on the themes.
- Language and Literary
- Knowledge of the World and Science
- Motor Skills and Health Education
- Social cultural and moral Education
Our "weekly blog" at the end of the week will inform you about all activities your child experienced during the week.
These are highlights in the Kindergarten. We celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival, Lanternfest, St. Nikolaus, Christmas, Fasching, Chinese New Year, Easter, Mother’s Day, Dragon Boat and International Children’s Day.
To better prepare our children that are moving – up to Vorschule in the following school year, we will include extra activities called Maxi-Kinder to the curriculum. This will take place once or twice per week.
Students should bring the following
Please provide a backpack big enough to hold your child’s snack box(es), art folder and communication book.
SUN HAT/BASEBALL CAP
SET OF SPARE CLOTHES
Please provide an extra bag with a set of spare clothes. This bag will be kept at school.
Clearly label your child’s belongings.
Please be aware that the children will work with different materials and will spend time on the playground. Therefore your child should come to school in casual and comfortable clothes.
All children should bring a healthy snack from home. Please provide enough food for the long school hours. Water will be provided.
Children participating in Afternoon Activities (AA) will be supervised by our teachers during lunch. Please send a separate lunch box and we will re-heat your child’s lunch in the microwave if necessary.