What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
Small Hands Academy
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Early Education System
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
By school bus.
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
Big gardens, native english speaking teachers,
hidden and secured buildings, nice playing atmosphere, international children. Also they offer additional french, german, japanese classes in the afternoon. Smiling and caring teachers, garden activities and they are following british early education programme.
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
You can really feel the international atmosphere when you enter to the school. The teachers are very caring and the classes are not crowded therefore they establish one to one relationship with your child. I think the personal care was very important for childs adaptation to his new environment. Besides the are offering really promissing early age education programme.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
They have festivals through out the year; Christmas, Easter, Halloween, Dance and song performances, Sport Festivals etc. Parents are welcome to attend to these activities.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
I always advise to see the school, before making any choice. It is very important to understand the educational system. I advice to go there with your child and let him enjoy the garden. The price of the school is reasonable comparing to other schools, because I believe that they are keeping their promises, you can see the quality of the school when you actually go there.