FAQ for childcare service

Apr 16, 2021

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What is the teacher-child ratio observed at Spring Brainy Kidz

The teacher-child ratio observed at Spring Brainy Kidz is based on regulation requirements stipulated by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).

Are the teachers at Spring Brainy Kidz qualified?

Yes, our teachers are qualified and trained in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) according to regulation requirements stipulated by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA). Our dedicated teachers bring with them valuable experience and love for children as well as passion to challenge children’s curious minds.

What routines do children experience on a daily basis at Spring Brainy Kidz (for childcare programme)?

Children experience the following basic routines on a daily basis on top of the programme coverage:

  •  Health and body check upon arrival
  • Assembly
  • Breakfast
  • Outdoor Play
  •  Shower
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Temperature check after nap and before going home

What is your menu

Our meals comprise nutritious food prepared in a healthy, safe and hygienic manner and halal sources. We respect the dietary requirements of different ethnic/ religious groups and cultural concerns. The practice of different culture customs develops self-esteem and cultural awareness for all children. We do not serve pork and pork-related items, beef and mutton to children. Outside food is not allowed within our premises.

Does your menu cater to children with individual dietary requirements?

Prior to enrolment, parents shall inform us of their children’s special dietary requirements, for medical or religious reasons. The type of food to be consumed and/or avoided must be recorded in the registration and Allergy Notification forms so that the information is duly communicated to all staff.

How much are the current subsidies?

Parents will continue to enjoy a Basic Subsidy at the current rates of up to $300 for child care and $600 for infant care respectively.

What are the eligibility criteria for the Additional Subsidy?

To apply for the Additional Subsidy you should be a mother working 56 hours or more per month, have a Singapore citizen child enrolled in a licensed child care centre in Singapore, and your monthly household income should not exceed $12,000

Will stay-at- home/ non-working mothers benefit from Additional Subsidies?

No, stay-at- home mothers are not eligible for the Additional Subsidy. They will continue to receive a Basic Subsidy of up to $150 per month. Non-working mothers are also eligible for other forms of assistance such as the Baby Bonus and Child Development Account Matched Savings Scheme which can be used to defray preschool expenses.

Is there a year-end concert and graduation ceremony organized for children?

Yes, a year-end concert and graduation ceremony is organized tentatively in the fourth quarter of the year.


Is physical education offered as part of programme hours or as an enrichment?

Physical education refers to activities that develop children’s motor skills. These activities are conducted on a daily basis as part of our programme hours and during outdoor play.

How you do you nurture learning dispositions and cultural values in children?

We nurture learning dispositions (positive behaviours and attitudes) and cultural values in children through activities that raise children’s awareness and develop their understanding of other cultures, enable children to recognise various situations and cultures through fictional characters, real-life personalities as well as people in children’s lives and encourage children to respect other cultures.

 

What are the enrichment programme you offer?

We work with reputable vendor and offer special enrichment programme to cover different learning areas:

  • English Speech and Drama
  • Chinese Speech and Drama
  • Children’s Art
  • Children’s Sport

Does the curriculum prepare my child for Primary 1?

The curriculum aims to nurture the children holistically so that they are confident, have strong social skills and good foundation in literacy and numeracy. This will lay the foundation for their future learning and facilitate their transition to primary school.

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