I am who I am
Being the best in what God has destined us us to be is a journey.
It started all the way back in 1999. From a humble outlet at Kembangan, we had to wait for our turn. It was only in 2018, where it opened it’s second branch and started it’s expansion. We are still growing since and we welcome you to be part of our story.
Nurturing confident leaders who understand moral values are what we are passionate about.
We love doing this over and over again. However, it is not all so serious; we added a little fun along the way.
People with Charis are delicate, tactful, or artful and have charm, grace, kindness and favor from those that they are in contact with. People are drawn to this ‘magnetic’ quality of such a personality trait.
What makes us so special ?
We have saved you all the time to find the best for your child. Having researched the best pedagogy for early childhood, tweaked it to Singapore primary school syllabus, created a nurturing and loving environment, gotten support from partnering churches, we want nothing less but to love your child as our own.
Passionate teachers who inspire young ones to be independent thinkers.
Fine tuned to integrate with local Primary school curriculum.
Songs, dances, speech and drama, games and inquiry based learning.
Simple and not overly cluttered so that your child can focus what is needed to succeed.
Winning awards are not our goal, your child being is.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Beautifully setup at the original site. It has a small class ratio and a nice gym room. Located near to MRT, picking up your child is so easy.
Our children look forward to school. Come and meet Teacher Seph and her wonderful team of passion filled teachers.
Kids can interact and explore in this big and spacious setup. The preschool is lead by a very experienced Teacher Elanie.
Very cosy and warmth environment. Children like being part of this family and being shaped by a dynamic team of caring teachers.
The very first overseas outlet which is planted in Shandong province. Lead by our director Vincent Hee and Teacher Amanda, this outlet welcomes your child with loving arms.
FAQ – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION
1. What is the teacher-student ratio?
PG class (1 : 6)
N1 class (1 : 8)
N2 class (1 : 10)
K1 class (1 : 12)
K2 class (1 : 14)
2. With assistant teacher?
Yes, if needed.
3. How long has the school been operating?
Charis Montessori Kembangan is the first branch and was started in 1999.
4. Any outdoor activities, field trips or excursions? How often?
As we are putting up precautionary measures against the spread of Covid-19,
outdoor activities have been suspended.
Otherwise, it is on a daily basis. We also conduct excursion once termly.
5. Do you offer enrichment classes?
Yes, we do offer the following and fees range from S$120:
Speech and Drama, Robotic, Art, Music & Chinese,
6. What is the fee structure?
Full Day (S$ 1500.00) / Half Day (S$ 1200.00)
Full Day (S$ 1200.00) / Half Day (S$ 1000.00)
Flexi Care (S$ 600.00 – applicable only for PG class)
7. Do you provide parents with Progress Reports/Updates?
Yes. We do send the following to the parents through Cyberland:
Progress Reports and Portfolio
Parent-Teacher meeting to be held twice a year.
Parents are also given hard copies.
8. Not toilet Trained?
We help the parents to toilet train their children when they are ready.
The school works hand in hand with parents to improve these routines.
9. How do you discover a child’s special interest/talent ?
Through various activities in school such as expressing their creativity through
Crafts (painting, colouring, pasting, collage,etc.),
Music and Movements (singing, dancing),
Motor Skills activities (playing games, drawing, colouring),
Speech and Drama class (Show and Tell, reciting poem, story telling, etc.)
10. What is a typical day like?
Typical activities involve the children’s daily routine such as eating (breakfast, snack, lunch, teabreak), showering, outdoor activities and lesson time.
Two of the best examples of our learning activities are Thematic (through music and movements and crafts) and Montessori lessons (where they explore and learn through Montessori materials).
11. What is the meal plan?
We have our own kitchen and our chefs. Our meal plan follows the standard of Health Promotion Board which to serve only healthy foods to children. We also have 4 different meal plans to serve varieties of food to our children every month.
12. What’s your policy on runny nose, cough or other sickness
For hygiene and safety purposes, we advise parents to keep their children at home or see a doctor if the child is not well. If they still decided to bring the child in school, we will still let and receive the child in school as long as he/she has no fever (37.5C) and runny nose/cough are not really too bad. If the child has fever/flu and did not come to school for few days, parents need to provide a letter from the doctor that the child is fit to go back to school.
13. What values do you instill in the children?
Good values are very important to us so we always make sure that the teachers are there to guide the children in learning proper values. We believe that to be kind to others, be honest, patience and love are the good values that we have to instill to them.
We always explain to them that violence such as hitting, biting, pushing and scratching are not the correct ways to treat others. By avoid them, they can gain more friends.
Charis Montessori @ HQ
Office: +65 6777 2703
Whatsapp: +65 8739 9910