1.ARTS AND CRAFTS
A wide variety of art materials and techniques are used to develop and enhance fine motor skills, creativity and group consciousness.
2. TURKISH LANGUAGE SKILLS
Through repetition of finger play, creative story completion and creation, as well as listening to stories, singing songs and playing with puppets, we aim to encourage the students to explain their thoughts and feelings clearly, using their mother tongue clearly and correctly.
3. READING-WRITING READINESS
In reading and writing lessons, the children are learning skills that will prepare them for primary. Among those skills are developing their visual recognition, fine motor skills and pronunciation of the alphabet.
4. SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS STUDIES
In our science laboratory, we make activites to improve students’scientific thinking skills. While learning by doing , students also improve their observationi experimenting and creative thinking skills.
With expert class teachers who use mathematical education aims as a base, students’development of concept is supported. The activities include rhythmical counting, matching, grouping, compare-contrast and sequencing. They improve students’ creative thinking skills with fun games and activities. At the same time their interest towards mathematics increase.
5. DRAMATIC PLAY
Story dramatization, pantomime and puppet use help to teach respect for rules and the rights of others, as well as learning how to protect their own rights, make friends and decisions, to work logically and with increasing concentration.
In Cevre’s preparatory classes, the lessons in chess develop the children’s cognitive thinking skills, while teaching the children how to deal with feelings of loss and victory.
Music lessons in our schools are done both in English and Turkish. Music is a big part of our educational program, and in our music lessons our children develop interest in music which makes learning easier.
Our swimming lessons help our children overcome any fears of water they may have and get used to water at an early age. It is also crucial to introduce the kids the importance of swimming as a sport.
9. PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Our P.E lessons improve not only our children’s self confidence, but also their physical and emotional development.