Wee Care’s Head Starts I and Head Starts II classes are for children between the ages of 5 years (K1) and 6 years (K2) respectively. These classes run from 8.30am to 12.30pm or 11am to 3pm daily, and build upon the foundation of skills developed and learnt in the Bright Starts levels by incorporating the already excellent academic, play, Life Skills and The Project Approach curriculum with even more enriching and mind-stretching ventures like fund-raising (for charities), mini business efforts and extra field trips!
PARENT / CAREGIVER INVOLVEMENT
Children who are attending school for the first time without the accompaniment of their parents and caregivers may experience separation anxiety. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to co-operate with Wee Care educators to assure their children and help them settle down in school.
A Profile of Progress showing the different categories of each child’s development will be made available to all parents at the end of each semester.
CLASS SIZE and EDUCATOR-CHILD RATIO
The approximate teacher student ratio in the Head Starts I and II levels is 1:8.
ADMISSION and FEES
Children are admitted into the Head Starts Programme at the start of each term through the completion of a parent-accompanied Holiday Programme or a Primer Programme or a personal admission consultation. Such an admission procedure will enable parents and children to get to know the Wee Care educators and the school environment prior to starting school. The impact of separation anxiety will also be reduced. Direct and/or mid-term admissions are only given on a case-by-case basis.
Programme fees (incl. of GST) and the corresponding deposit (excl. of GST) are as follows:
Deposits are refunded according to the terms and conditions of registration.
After ascertaining from our School Administrator that vacancies are available, please:
- Register your child using the prescribed Registration Form that is available at each of our centres.
- Pay a Registration Fee of $220.00 (including GST with effect from January 2011) and an Insurance Fee of $3.00 upon registration. These fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- Pay a Deposit upon registration to guarantee your child’s place at Wee Care. The Deposit amount is based on the programme chosen and is refundable according to the terms and conditions of cancellations and withdrawals.
- Submit the Registration Form and the requisite fees in person at our centre or by post. We accept payments by cash, NETS and cheques.