Develop A Strong
Foundation In English

Early literacy is key to building confident young learners prepared for school and life.

Key Foundation Skills

Listening

Engaged through story telling from everyday to worldly topics, you child will comprehend story plots, listen out for instructions, and respond to questions appropriately.

Reading

Develop your child’s print awareness, sight word recognition and ability to read short phrases and stories. Your child will become an independent reader who loves reading.

Speaking

Build your child’s vocabulary and ability to have simple conversations to complex discussions. Your child will become a confident communicator in expressing ideas or opinions.

Writing

Prepare your child to trace lower and upper case letters, and identify individual letter sounds. Your child will construct simple to complex words, and form sentences.

Phonics

Through the introduction of the alphabet, your child will learn to differentiate letter sounds and apply the knowledge of letters to blend and spell words.

Culture

Expose your child to to various culture elements for a broader horizon of the society. Your child will develop a sense of identity and curiosity for the world.

Progressive Learning Journey

  • L1
  • L2
  • L3
  • L4
  • L5
  • L6
  • L7
  • L8

Listening

  • Enjoy stories and relate to everyday topics
  • Question in relatable concrete contexts (who, what)

Reading

  • Develop pre-reading concept of simple print awareness
  • Recognise basic sight words (e.g. I, My, a, the, is, are)

Speaking

  • Expand vocabulary through exposure of common nouns and verbs
  • Engage in picture talk using simple responses (1-2 words)

Writing

  • Practice letter tracing (a-l)
  • Develop fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination

Phonics

  • Recognise letter sounds (a-l)
  • Relate letter sounds to corresponding objects

Culture

  • Develop knowledge on the world around us
  • Develop empathy to relatable scenarios

Listening

  • Enjoy stories of various genres and relate to worldly topics
  • Question in relatable concrete contexts (who, what)

Reading

  • Develop pre-reading concept of simple print awareness
  • Recognise basic sight words (e.g. She, He, You, We, They, Us)

Speaking

  • Expand vocabulary through exposure of common nouns and pronouns
  • Engage in picture talk using simple responses (1-2 words)

Writing

  • Practice letter tracing (m-z)
  • Enhance fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination

Phonics

  • Recognise letter sounds (m-z)
  • Relate letter sounds to corresponding objects

Culture

  • Explore and learn to protect the world we live in
  • Develop empathy for others through gestures

Listening

  • Enjoy longer stories and relates to story plots
  • Question in relatable concrete contexts (who, what)

Reading

  • Recognise own name
  • Expand sight word regonition

Speaking

  • Expand vocabulary through exposure of singular, plural and proper nouns
  • Engage in picture talk using simple responses (2 to 3 words)

Writing

  • Practice simple word formation (3-4 letter words)

Phonics

  • Recognise beginning letter sound of words (3-4 letter words)
  • Recognise ending letter sound of words (3-4 letter words)

Culture

  • Develop a love for caring of plants and animals
  • Develop self-awareness as an individual

Listening

  • Enjoy stories and asks questions
  • Question in relatable abstract contexts

Reading

  • Expand sight word recognition
  • Master simple reading (3-4 words)

Speaking

  • Expand vocabulary through exposure of proper nouns and verbs
  • Engage in conversations and discussions

Writing

  • Practice simple word formation (single syllable & vowels)
  • Practice upper and lowercase formation

Phonics

  • Recognise beginning and ending letter sound of words
  • Spell single syllable 3 letter words
  • Form simple rhyming words

Culture

  • Embrace diversity through stories on various countries
  • Develop confidence in accomplishing tasks

Listening

  • Enjoy participating in complex stories and providing 1-2 key words
  • Respond appropriately to questions

Reading

  • Expand sight word recognition
  • Master simple reading (4-5 words)

Speaking

  • Expand vocabulary through exposure of adjectives, collective and compound nouns
  • Predict stories and express ideas using prior knowledge

Writing

  • Practice word formation using letter blends and diagraphs

Phonics

  • Spell single syllable 4 letter words
  • Pronounce words using blends and diagraphs

Culture

  • Embrace culture through discussions of food and celebrations
  • Confidently share own opinions

Listening

  • Develop interest and have opinions on worldly topics
  • Respond appropriately to questions

Reading

  • Expand sight word recognition
  • Master simple reading and comprehension (5-6 words)

Speaking

  • Engage in story discussions
  • Ask and respond to questions using ‘who’, ‘when’, ‘where’, ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘how’

Writing

  • Practice word formation using letter diagraphs and consonant blends

Phonics

  • Pronounce words using blends and diagraphs
  • Practice spelling using consonant clusters and blends

Culture

  • Embrace the values and etiquette from people around the world

Listening

  • Engage in conversation on everyday topics
  • Develop listening skills to understand and summarise

Reading

  • Build a stronger vocabulary
  • Read short stories independently

Speaking

  • Speak with clarity and fluency
  • Develop better grammar and word choice accuracy in speech

Writing

  • Practice word formation using long vowels

Phonics

  • Pronounce long vowels

Culture

  • Develop better awareness of countries around the world

Listening

  • Engage in conversation on worldly topics
  • Develop listening skills to understand and have a perspective

Reading

  • Build a stronger vocabulary
  • Enjoy reading independently

Speaking

  • Master grammar, volume and tone used in speech
  • Engage in sharing short personal stories with peers

Writing

  • Master sentence formation (5-6 words)
  • Practice passage formation (3-4 sentences)

Phonics

  • Master controlled vowels and silent letter

Culture

  • Explore and learn about famous people around the world

Interactive Lesson Modules

Story Castle

Storytelling is a fun way for your child to foster imagination and creativity. Your child will embark on a journey to become better listeners and overall have improved literacy skills.

What your child will learn:

  • Enjoy stories on various genres
  • Engage in picture talk
  • Expand vocabulary

Phonics World

Phonics enables your child to be an independent reader. You child will build confidence in sounding letters and begin to blend, read and write new words.

What your child will learn:

  • Recognise letter sounds
  • Master blending
  • Practice spelling words

Read Smart

After bridging the connection between letters and their sounds, your child will begin to read and spell. Through interactive games, your child will apply prior knowledge and develop better fluency when speaking.

What your child will learn:

  • Read short words
  • Expand sight word recognition
  • Practice simple word formation

World Discovery

Explore famous places and and new cultures through informative pictures. Your child will develop a broader awareness of the world around them.

What your child will learn:

  • Learn to embrace diversity
  • Develop a love for caring for others
  • Discover Singapore’s heritage
Previous
Next