Admission

Lancers Startup admits children who are at least 12 months old by March 31st. Registration forms are provided in order of requests that are received.

Classes

  1. Crawlers Class – 12 months to 18 months
  2. Tiny Tots Class – 18 months to 24 months
  3. Discoverers Class – 2 to 2.5 years
  4. Explorers Class – 2.5 to 3.5 years

Please speak directly to the Admissions Department in order to receive a registration form. Once the registration from is completed and handed over to the admissions office, the school will contact the parent for a tour.

Day Structure

Daily Assembly

Every morning, the children are welcomed with warm smiles and greetings. The children spend their first fifteen minutes in school singing and dancing at the Assembly area. This time gives opportunity for them to meet children from different classes and enjoy music as they develop their body coordination.

Special activities are added to the program during special events such as event-related songs, special class performances and parents’ involvement.



Circle Time

Lancers Startup children begin their activities in the classroom with Circle Time. The children are constantly exposed to the days of the week, months of the year, and other time-management routines. On Fridays, the children have a “Show & Tell” and bring their special toy, book, picture and so on to share in the class. This activity is regularly done to boost children’s self-esteem and confidence.

Special activities are added to the program during special events such as event-related songs, special class performances and parents’ involvement.



Exploration Time

During Exploration time, children are encouraged to be independent and are stimulated to learn new things.

Language: Each class has their own Language Area. The materials prepared for this area aims to widen children’s vocabulary, develop reading skills and enhance their fine motor skills. The activities offered respect children’s uniqueness in ability and interest.

Discovery: Through numerous explorations of real materials that involve weight, temperature, texture and the like, they are given opportunities to exercise their curiosity and participate in discussions that will relate to their personal lives.

Math: The children are provided with hands-on experiences and learning materials which engages cognitive development as well as independence. The activities provided develop children’s logical thinking, problem solving skills, comprehension of one-to-one correspondence and other mathematical concepts.

Arts & Crafts: Art provides the opportunity for intellectual, physical, social and emotional development.

Technology: In this new age, the children are exposed to technology as early as 1.5 years. Children at Lancers Startup will be exploring various programs connected to a given theme and will be given challenging activities that will further enhance their language and math skills through technology.



Outdoor

The Lancers Startup playground provides various play equipment that promote gross motor development and social interaction. During freeplay play, children are engaged in their own imagination that gives opportunities to discover more about themselves and the environment in which they live in. They also learn how to engage in fair play, sharing with others and learn the attitude of respect and cooperation.



Special Activities

Music & Movement: Through Music and Movement, the children develop listening skills and body coordination. The children are exposed to rhythm and are encouraged to move or play an instrument according to the suggested rhythm. They also discover the basic musical concepts such as identifying songs according to categories: slow and fast, low and high, loud and soft, and others.

Dramatic Play: Children learn and acquire new behavior and attitude through the people they admire and look up to like a family member, a community helper, a favorite character, etc. With the use of imagination, the children are able to act out these role models and explore their expressions and feelings. This activity also promotes social interaction whereas children learn to be cooperative, joyful and are more willing to share and take turns.

Constructive Play: In constructive play, children learn to express themselves with a variety of specifically chosen materials like blocks, bricks and other manipulatives. Constructive Play stimulates imagination and provide opportunities that teach mathematical concepts such as space, depth, length, height, weight, etc. During the process, the children further enhance their language skills as they verbalize their thoughts, explain the workings of their buildings and share each other’s perspective of their creations.

Cooking: One of the many activities that the children love the most is cooking. The children experience various textures and observe changes that occur during the activity. This also touches various mathematical concepts such as volume, length, size and the like. Children are encouraged to cooperate with their friends as they work side by side in completing simple tasks.

Storytelling: Through regular storytelling, the children expand their vocabulary as well as develop their comprehension skills. They are encouraged to imagine, experience, and express their feelings through the stories read to them. Stories are considered as the best way of influencing children on how to handle various situations.