1. Corporate Information
Who is The children’s house?
- Established in 1986
- Early childhood education services for children aged 3 months - 6 years
- Premium provider of preschool education to over 800 families yearly in Malaysia using the Montessori Method.
- Founder Nan Civel was the first educator to apply the complete Montessori Method of child education in Malaysia.
- 11 centres in Kuala Lumpur and 1 in Penang, Malaysia as of January 2017
- A part of the Busy Bees Group
What services does The children’s house provide?
- Infant Programme ( 3 to 12 months)
- Pre-tots Programme (8-18 months)
- Toddler Programme (19-30 months)
- Preschooler Programme (2.6 – 4 years)
- Preparatory Programme (4 – 6 years)
- Parenting Engagement Activities and Workshops
- Enrichment programmes and Holiday Camps
2. Curriculum & Learning Programmes
What is the curriculum or approaches to learning?
- We guide children using the highly regarded Montessori Method
- Help children in areas of emotional, social, aesthetic, spiritual and intellectual development
- Promotes development of self-esteem and fosters respect for self, others and the environment.
- Age-appropriate comprehensive and challenging learning programmes
- Children are encouraged to learn at their own pace
- We adopt a hands-on and active learning approach
How will my child benefit from the activities and programme?
- The components of our curriculum are designed to enable children to develop in 2 key areas: Holistic development and academic development
- Holistic development focuses on building the child's confidence, social skill, physical fitness, motor skills, cognitive thinking and language development
- Academic development focuses on phonics, reading, writing and mathematics
- In all, our curriculum aims to develop a confident and loving child who is school ready, demonstrates a strong passion for life-long learning
What is the preschool's teacher-child ratio?
Pre-tots Programme (8-18 months)
Toddler Programme (19-30 months)
Preschooler Programme (2.6 – 4 years)
Preparatory Programme (4 –5 years)
Preparatory Programme (5 –6 years)
In addition to the required staffing, at each preschool, additional manpower is made available to enable lower teacher:child ratios and thus facilitate better supervision and care. Please check with the Principal on specific ratio at your preschool.
What are the staff's qualifications?
- Staff training and development is always a top priority
- Our teachers are qualified with at least a Diploma in Montessori, Diploma in Early Childhood Education or have been trained in-house with an Intensive
3. Registration Procedures
How can I register my child?
Simply download the registration form and fill it up, and email it to us at email@example.com
4. Health & Safety
What is the school's approach when a child falls sick?
- The parents are advised not to bring their child to the school
- Home rest allows the children to recover faster. Staying away from the school protects the other children
What will the school do when a child falls sick?
- Teachers will attend to the child's needs
- Isolate the child to allow rest
- Sponge bath if he / she has fever
- Parents will be contacted to take the child home or to see a doctor
- While waiting for parents to come, the child's condition will be monitored
- If parents or relatives are not able to come and the child's condition is serious, the school may seek medical attention on the parent's behalf
- Cost of medical treatment will be borne by parents
What measures does the school take to ensure the children's safety and well-being?
- Health check upon arrival each morning to detect signs of sickness
- Pick up: Only authorised persons are allowed to pick up children
- Medication: The school does not administer any form of oral medication that may at any time be prescribed to the child
- Entrance / exit doors: Closed at all times and latches locked from 9:30 am to 12 noon
- Fire Drill: Conducted every 6 months to train children and staff on what do in case of fire
- Teachers: At least 1 teacher is present in classroom at all times
- Visitors will be accompanied at all times
- Cleaning: Toilets are cleaned at least once a day
- Toys & materials are cleaned daily and mattresses are cleaned at least once a week
5. Communication with Parents
Family Communication Newsletters
Parent Communication Board
- Notice board that highlights information on the school.
- Held twice a year or more if necessary by parents or teachers
- For parents and teachers to share ideas and information about the children's total environmental and development, both at home and school.
Children's Progress Report and Work Folders
- Assists parents in assessing and monitoring their child’s progress in the school
- Serves as a platform for discussion between parents and teachers on areas of improvements for the children’s development