Upper KG

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Upper KG

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Upper KG is the step before a child’s first ever formal school experience, hence it’s imperative that the school positions the finest foundation and skills

At Footprints, we understand that young children grow and learn the most when they receive undivided attention and the right stimulation. As parents, you can be assured that our inclusive, engaging and interactive learning environments are capable of adapting to your child’s specific learning and development requirements.

Child Age

Age

55-66 months

Child Height

Timing

Pre School
9:00 am- 12:30 pm

Day Care
12:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Child Ratio

Adult-Child Ratio

1:10

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HighScope classrooms follow a predictable sequence of events known as the daily routine. This provides a structure within which children can make choices, follow their interests, and develop their abilities in each content area.

Choice Time
CHOICE TIME
  • Giving opportunities to children always helps in acuminating their decision-making skills.
  • At this time of the day children are given the choice and the apt material to select from and play with.
  • Focusing on what they can design, children can use their skills to transform a simple learning aid or a toy into an invention.
  • This is the time of the day when we can reflect children creating empty carton boxes into farms and old clothes into robes.
Small Group Time
SMALL-GROUP TIME
  • To identify the individual capabilities and challenges, a small group is a prerequisite for being child-centric.
  • In our best upper KG class program, children in small group interact with their mentors while they are being observed and scaffolded to do each activity.
  • In this time of the day the child is provided with a safe space to communicate and express what they hold back due to shyness in a larger setting.
  • The educational activities for U-KG class here range from tracing letters, playing number games, solving puzzles etc.
Large Group Times
LARGE-GROUP TIMES
  • In U-KG program for toddlers, they learn how to participate in a team and building communities best in a larger group.
  • Here, children gather in a bigger groups with their classmates and teachers to engage in different activities.
  • From taking turns, to taking lead and synchronizing with the team, here children build upon their social skills.
  • The extra-curricular activities for U-KG program comprises of music, group recitals, dance and story narrations, puppet shows and much more.
Outside Times
OUTSIDE TIME
  • Children learn the most when exposed to outside world and physically evolve beyond the walls of the classroom.
  • Given to the weather, teachers take all children in the outdoor area approximately for 30 mins each day.
  • To provide the best learning environment for U-KG children here, they not only observe nature but also the most important lessons of life are learnt like climate, sun, clouds etc.
  • U-KG children can be observed here, engaged in different physical activities along with honing their senses.
Transition Times
TRANSITION TIMES
  • This time of the day helps in forming a scheduled routine for the children. With a consistent daily routine child knows what next is coming up.
  • Transitions are the gaps between other phases of the day, like arrival to choose time or outdoor to small group time.
  • Children are given choices on how to make the transition whenever possible. For example, they may choose how to move across the floor while on their way to small-group time.
Eating Times
EATING AND RESTING TIMES
  • Meals and snacks permits children to relish eating healthy food in an encouraging social setting.
  • Rest is for quiet, solitary activities.
  • Children are seen reading, engaging in self play during this time of the day if they choose not to sleep.