4-6 Years

This is a journey which our teachers embark on while dealing with our learners in this age group. This learning phase known as school readiness which prepares learners for the primary school education and for the society at large. The LittleGraduateschools© make sure that the learner reaches their fullest potential. At the end of this syllabus a learner is expected to have mastered all subjects and basic and now managing all advanced concepts both theoretically an practically. Subjects covered in his phase are all advanced and includes:Your child is growing up. Have you noticed that your 4- to 5-year-old is becoming more independent and self-confident? If not, you will in the coming year.

Most children this age begin to develop greater independence, self-control, and creativity. They are content to play with their toys for longer periods of time, are eager to try new things, and when they get frustrated, are better able to express their emotions.

Language Development

Personal Wellbeing and Social development. Language Literacy, Reading Skills on Tablets and Library , Drama, Inclusion in Diversity and UBUNTU(HUMANITY), Public Speaking runs concurrently with drama lessons .Advanced Mathematical Concepts will ,Knowledge and Understanding of the world, Practical Life skills ,Physical Education, Learn To Swim, Ballet, Ball Games, Advanced Creative Art and Development, Advanced Roles and responsibilities , Computer Literacy this Department; recently introduced age appropriate coding and robotics programs, making sure that our students keep up with the best latest technology in education .

This age learners are curious and inquisitive, better able to carry on a conversation. In addition the child’s vocabulary is growing . Not only is a learner able to answer simple questions easily and logically, but he or she should be able to express feelings better. Most children at this age enjoy singing, rhyming, and making up words. They are energetic, and very busy at times

Cognitive Milestone

Other language and cognitive milestones the child may achieve in this stage is being able to speak clearly using more complex sentences, Count ten or more objects, correctly name at least four colors and three shapes, can recognize some letters and possibly write his or her name

Better understand the concept of time and the order of daily activities, like breakfast in the morning, lunch in the afternoon, and dinner at night, have a greater attention span, follow two- to three-part commands. For example, “Put your book away, brush your teeth, and then get in bed.”; Recognize familiar word signs, such as “STOP”, Know his or her address and phone number, if taught.


Children learn through play, and that is what your 4- to 6-year-old should be doing. At this age, your child should be running, hopping, throwing and kicking balls, climbing, and swinging with ease. Stand on one foot for more than 9 seconds, Do a somersault and hop, Walk up and down stairs without help, Walk forward and backwards easily, Pedal a tricycle, Copy a triangle, circle, square, and other shapes, Draw a person with a body, Stack 10 or more blocks, Use a fork and spoon, Dress and undress, brush teeth, and take care of other personal needs without much help.

5 year olds are active learners, they take charge of what they want to learn and seek the answers to find it, whether it is from an adult or a book. LittleGraduatesSChool professional caregivers and teachers will help these kids manage to achieve their dreams.

Principles for LittleGraduatesSchools

Our Grade R learners fall in this stage, whereas they now have Excellent Communication Skills, Superior Listening Skills, Deep Knowledge of and Passion for the Subject Matter, The Ability to Develop Strong Relationships with Students, Friendliness and Approachability, Preparation and Organization Skills, A Strong Work Ethic, The Ability to Build Community, High Expectations for All, A good teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.,

School Readiness Program

Our School readiness starts here; A 6-year-old should be able to do the following. At LittleGraduatesSchools learners begin to read books that are right to their age. Sound out or decode unfamiliar words. This is the age when children should at least begin to understand the concept of numbers, know day from night and left from right, be able to tell time, be able to repeat three numbers backward. At 5-6 years, w expect tricky emotions, independence, friendships and social play, lots of talk, improved physical coordination, and more.

A 6-year-old child, typically in first grade, normally will start to see that some words have more than one meaning. That helps them understand jokes and puns and start verbally expressing a sense of humor.

5-6 year olds like to be recognized for their achievements and it is especially pronounced when receiving evaluation from school for their academic performance

Social and Emotional Development

By age 6, kids are getting more and more independent from their parents. They will try to show how big they are, and do things that might be amazing. Peer acceptance becomes more important than before. They are learning to cooperate and share. Boys will tend to play with boys, and girls with girls. Parents should let kids make their own choices about sports and toys. Make a wide range of examples available. It’s about now that kids start to develop skills and attention spans and understand teamwork to start playing organized sports.

With growing language skills, kids get increasingly better at describing what has happened, what they feel, and what they think.

Spiritual Development

LittleGraduatesSchools belives in God. At this age, children’s thoughts and feeling about God or other spiritual themes appear to be a natural part of human development, a search for some force in the universe that represents eternity and the absence of change. Even children who are not raised in a religious home are likely to ask spiritual questions.

The child will want to try everything and this will probably be the challenge that you will have to face as they grow older.

Physical Development of 5-6 Year Olds

At this age, your the child is very energetic, he may constantly run around or become competitive by running and racing with his friends. It is a good idea to get him started on a sport which he shows keen interest in to develop his self-confidence and ability to set and achieve goals.

Very active, Loves to try new things, Elaborates with dramatic play, Likes to test strength and motor skills.

Can be reckless due to exploration

Speech & Language Development

5-6 Year Olds enjoy talking about his day especially about school and friends that he has made and what has transpired during the day.

Vocabulary has expanded to several thousand different words.

Can be more adult-like in manner of speaking.

Can answer fact-based questions about himself.

Likes playing with words and rhymes.