Nursery 2

English Enrichment Classes for Nursery 2 (Toddlers & Preschoolers)

At Nursery 2, your child is just at the beginning of his or her learning journey. At The Eton Academy, we believe in nurturing each child’s curiosity about learning through the use of structured-inquiry in our enrichment classes.

Using investigative learning, interactive activities and discussions, our teachers will help your toddler to make authentic connections to the real world, as well as enable your preschooler to build confidence in asking questions and expressing his or her own thoughts and feelings.

Class Duration: 1 hour 45 mins
Class Size: Maximum 8 students

Check out our Young Explorer Camps held during the school holidays, where we explore science and math in the world around us!

Four nursery 2 kids reading a picture book together

Nursery 2 English

  • WRITE ON!

    We get your child interested in penmanship and writing by inquiring into carefully curated children’s books, learning from the best writing techniques and how to emulate them.

  • RAISING READERS

    We incorporate phonics, sight words, songs and rhymes into our lessons to reinforce the phonics sounds learnt to help your child read and blend words easily, building a strong foundation and an interest in reading.

  • BE HEARD

    Our lessons include weekly inquiry themes and class discussions to encourage your toddler to be an active listener and an articulate speaker, developing their own voice and perspective.

  • BE CURIOUS

    Your child will be exposed to a wide range of themes to help your child to draw connections to daily life (e.g., biodiversity, young game-changers) to get them to think beyond the classroom academia.

  • BE INFORMED

    After each lesson, parents receive a summary of what was covered in class, as well as suggested activities to reinforce learning at home.

Themes and Language Skills

Through the course of our N2 English enrichment programme, your child can look forward to learning the following:

  • Phonics – sounding out, blending and decoding letter sounds, two-letter initial and final consonant blends
  • Recognise sight words (e.g., “I” and “in”)
  • Tricky words – recognising high frequency words such as “who” and “the”
  • Prewriting penmanship – introduction to letter strokes and upper/lower-case letters
  • Interactive show-and-tell presentations
  • Share-and-inquire discussions to practice articulation
  • Listening comprehension skills
  • Some themes covered throughout the academic year include:
    • Identity and Confidence
    • My Family, My Community
    • Traditions and Celebrations
    • Discovery and Inventions

Through our N2 English programme, your child will:

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Learn the best writing techniques and how to emulate them

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Build a strong foundation and hone reading skills with integrated phonics components

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Be an active listener and an articulate speaker, developing his/her voice and perspective

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Be exposed to a wide range of themes to draw raw connections to daily life and think beyond the classroom academia

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Enjoy investigative learning, interactive experiences and discussions. Our teachers will help your child make authentic connections to the real world and enable them to build confidence in asking questions and expressing their thoughts and feelings

What goes on in our English programmes?

The Writers' Studio Workshop icon

Lessons are structured to help students investigate the craft of writing with examples from notable children’s literature
e.g. How did the writer make the character memorable? What were some of the writing techniques he used? How can we emulate them?

Learning grammar icon

Students are encouraged to learn grammar through a mix of implicit and explicit instruction (e.g. noticing patterns in different sentences vs listing of grammar rules)

English reading icon

Students hone their reading skills with integrated phonics components that include catchy songs / rhymes to stimulate their interest

Learning about the world icon, children discuss about what's happening around them. Themes are set for different year levels.

Students engage in a wide range of themes (e.g. biodiversity, young game changers) throughout the year to ignite their curiosity in the world around us

“Develop Your Voice” icon. Modules encourage students to be active listeners and articulate speakers

“Develop Your Voice” modules encourage students to be active listeners and articulate speakers