TERMS AND CONDITIONS
To enable us to provide and maintain the highest standards of care we require all parents to be aware of, and abide by, the following conditions.
- Providing a Safe and Nurturing Environment: The primary aim of a kindergarten is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for young children to learn and grow. The school should create an atmosphere where children feel comfortable and supported in exploring their interests and learning at their own pace.
- Developing Social and Emotional Skills: Kindergartens aim to develop children's social and emotional skills, such as communication, empathy, and self-awareness. Children learn how to interact with their peers, develop friendships, and express their emotions in healthy ways.
- Promoting Cognitive and Academic Development: Kindergartens aim to promote cognitive and academic development by providing developmentally appropriate activities that help children learn math, reading, writing, and other important skills. The school should also provide opportunities for children to explore science, music, art, and other areas of interest.
- Encouraging Independence and Responsibility: Kindergartens aim to help children develop independence and responsibility by encouraging them to take on tasks and solve problems on their own. Teachers should provide guidance and support while also allowing children to learn from their mistakes.
- Fostering a Love of Learning: Kindergartens aim to foster a love of learning by creating a positive and engaging learning environment. Teachers should encourage curiosity, creativity, and a sense of wonder, and help children to develop a lifelong love of learning.
- Encouraging Parental Involvement: Kindergartens aim to encourage parental involvement in their child's education by providing opportunities for parents to participate in classroom activities, attend parent-teacher conferences, and be actively engaged in their child's learning.
- Tuition Fees: Kindergartens charge tuition fees for the services they provide, which may include education, meals, transportation, and other services. The payment conditions will specify the amount of tuition fees, the due date, and any applicable discounts or penalties for late payment.
- Payment Methods: Payment methods accepted by the kindergarten may include cash, check, credit card, or online payment. The payment conditions will specify the acceptable payment methods and any associated fees.
- Refund Policy: The payment conditions will specify the refund policy, which may include the circumstances under which refunds are allowed and any conditions or fees associated with cancellations.
- Late Payment: The payment conditions will include information on late payment fees, interest rates, or other penalties for payments that are not made on time.
- Payment Schedule: The payment conditions will specify the payment schedule, including the due dates, amounts, and frequency of payments.
- Taxes and Fees: The payment conditions will specify any applicable taxes or fees that are included in the payment amount.
- Authorization and Consent: The payment conditions will require the parent or guardian to authorize the payment and consent to the terms and conditions of the payment.
Security is a top priority in kindergartens to ensure the safety and well-being of the children in their care. The following are some common security measures that kindergartens may implement:
- Controlled Access: Kindergartens often have controlled access systems in place, such as locked doors, gates, or fences to prevent unauthorized access to the school grounds.
- Identification Requirements: Kindergartens may require parents, guardians, and visitors to provide identification before being allowed access to the school. This can include signing in and out of the premises or showing a government-issued ID.
- Security Cameras: Some kindergartens may use security cameras to monitor the school grounds and ensure the safety of children and staff.
- Background Checks: Kindergartens may conduct background checks on staff and volunteers to ensure that they are suitable to work with children.
- Emergency Plans: Kindergartens should have emergency plans in place, such as evacuation plans, fire drills, and lockdown procedures, to ensure the safety of children in case of emergencies.
- Safety Policies: Kindergartens may have policies in place to ensure the safety of children, such as rules for playground safety, medication administration, and handling of hazardous materials.
- Staff Training: Kindergarten staff may undergo training to ensure they know how to identify and report any signs of child abuse or neglect, as well as how to handle emergency situations.
SAFE AND HYGENIC
Cleanliness is essential in kindergartens to maintain a safe and healthy environment for children to learn and play.
- Cleaning Schedule: Kindergartens should have a regular cleaning schedule in place to ensure that classrooms, play areas, and restrooms are cleaned and sanitized frequently.
- Handwashing: Kindergartens should promote regular handwashing among children and staff to prevent the spread of germs.
- Disinfection: Kindergartens may use disinfectants to sanitize surfaces, toys, and equipment to prevent the spread of germs.
- Ventilation: Kindergartens should ensure that classrooms and play areas are properly ventilated to reduce the risk of airborne germs and improve air quality.
- Waste Management: Kindergartens should have appropriate waste management practices in place, such as properly disposing of diapers, tissues, and other waste.
- Food Safety: Kindergartens should have food safety practices in place to ensure that food is prepared and stored safely, and that children with food allergies are accommodated.
- Health Policies: Kindergartens may have health policies in place to prevent the spread of illness, such as requiring sick children and staff to stay home, and requiring vaccinations for certain diseases.
Preschool is an early childhood education program for children between the ages from 2.5 to 5.5 years old. It is typically a play-based learning environment that helps children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills that are important for success in school and life.