Curriculum

Through years of experience and observation, our teachers have completely written a new curriculum just for Southside Mandarin students.  Based on modern children’s needs, their international background and multi cultural school environment, plus parents’expectations, we fully understand the requirements of children growing up in the 21st century.

Our kindergarten syllabus includes Level 1 – 4 for children 2 – 6 years old, with a theme based curriculum and gradual progression in language learning, our children will build a strong foundation in reading, writing, reading and speech. 


There is also our separate Character Writing syllabus from Level 1 – 5.  Depending on each child’s development, our Writing texts will help children prepare for single word character writing up to short passages for children 5 and up.

Our Classes

All our classes are taught entirely in Putonghua by qualified native speaking teachers.
From 6 months old onward, we offer classes for language learning and cultural exposure.

0 - 2.5 years old

Playgroups

Adult company is required for all our playgroup classes which start from 6 months old – 2.5 years old. Music, sensory and fun play is the focus with flashcards introduced at an early age. Our approach...

2 - 6 years old

Kindergarten

Extending from our playgroup classes, our teachers continue to use a mix of modern and traditional methods to introduce Chinese basics to children over 2 years old...

6 - 12 years old

Primary

Our primary classes are catered to needs of children from different schools, both local and international. We focus on a few different areas including: critical reading skills, creative...

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