Our rich Chinese program provides students with the knowledge base through listening, speaking, reading and writing activities.
We offer Chinese classes during our regular programming.
Students will learn the Chinese culture and heritage through themes, traditional stories and be engaged in fun co-operative activities that enhance their Chinese language experiences. They will also learn more about China, including geography, historical characters, natural resources, festivals and traditions.
We offer classes from Pre-school to the Elementary levels.
The children who attend our art classes come from very different artisitic backgrounds. We happily welcome beginners, and our drawing class is taught by an instructor in a friendly manner that enables all students to feel comfortable about learning real art skills.
The children will begin with simple expessive lines and shapes, with focus on fundamental drawing and painting skills. When students move on to a more advanced level, they will learn about shading, textures, light shadows and perspective. Not only will they experience a variety of drawing materials like graphite, charcoal and pastels while learning, but they will be given the opportunity to explore the unique quality of painting media like acrylics and oil pastels. This will be introduced to them when they learn about the color wheel, basic washes, and mixing colors.
Although the curriculum is structured around these goals, each student is given a variety of projects which help to keep the classes fun and very diverse.
Our dance class focuses on teaching folk dance and basic ballet. The children will be taught by a qualified dance instructor, and they will also learn Chinese tribal dances such as: Han, Tibetan, Uyghur, Xian, Mongol, Dai, etc.. In addition, they will be taught the world's specialty dances like: Jazz, Hip Hop, Latin, Indian, Korean, Japanese, Indonesian, Arabian and South American. Lastly, our students will learn to develop self-confidence and a physical awareness while gaining strength through the discipline of movement.
The intention of our program is to create a fun, safe, educative and friendly environment in which our students are able to meet and exceed their personal goals. In relation to this, students will learn a self-defence system through paired training and controlled application. Also, our qualified instructor will train students' practicality, efficiency and body movements, whereas students will learn concentration, conceptual understanding and discipline.
This program adopts a reserve-learning approach to expose students to scientific principles and theories. It is also an action learning method, which imparts knowledge of scientific concepts through games and exercises. For Elementary students starting from Grade 3, the content of lessons will be designed in accordance with the Ontario Science and Technology Curriculum.
Our piano lessons are designed for children to learn the basics of the instrument in a stimulating and nurturing environment.
Research shows that early childhood is the window of opportunity to increase the life-long musical aptitude of a child. Furthermore, learning to play the piano and the study of music in general, engages both hemispheres of the brain.
Children will be taught the fundamentals of the piano, basic music theory, and be given one-on-one attention from our experienced & qualified instructor. Moreover, they will be prepared for the RCM exams if needed.
Research tells us that children who sing in a choir get significantly better grades in school. They improve substantially on their performance in English/language arts and academics as they are more disciplined and are always team players. Our program starts training students with basic vocal skills that is fun and enjoyable. Moreover, students learn to make good use of their voice by practicing within a group. Lastly, they learn to follow instructions and sing with harmony or on their own, if required.