The Kindergarten lays the foundation for the rest of a students school
career and plays a vital role in his all round development.
The Kindergarten consists of grades 1 and 2 students of the Junior
school. However, it functions independently of the Junior school, with
its own sports and other events.
Grade 1 has 4 Sinhala medium classes and 1 Tamil medium class, while
Grade 2 has 5 Sinhala medium and one Tamil medium class. Each class has
two teachers to give individual attention to all the students.
Starting from 2017, Mathematics will be taught in English in all Grade 1
Main Kindergarten events during the school year
(Event & dates may differ depending on other school activities)
Grade 1 Welcome
1st, 2nd, 3rd Terms
Sinhala and Tamil New Year
Inter Class Rippa Rugby & Rugby skills competition
This week we are delighted to bring you beautiful captures of Nature, from the nature channel of all Grade 1 Class Teams. Kindergarten students are encouraged to share their experiences by posting nature images regularly on the relevant channel for their friends to appreciate. Different types of nature photographs was taken by Grade 1 students
This week we are excited to showcase creative handcrafted suncatchers made by the Grade 1 students. Student’s environment related activity is from the lesson “එළිය [ආලෝකය] සමඟ සෙල්ලම්”. Kindergarten students worked in groups or individually to design the suncatchers. Once completed various types of suncatchers were attached to the windows. The classrooms looked very beautiful
This week we are delighted to showcase inspiring handcrafted badges made by the Grade 1 students which was worn at the 76th Bradby Shield match. Each class presented their own creation of Bradby badges to give their full support for the team. The kindergarten students were enthralled in making the badges with great anticipation and
This week we are excited to showcase creative handwork designs crafted by the Grade 01 students for vehicle enthusiasts. Students’ environmental related activities were held this week in conjunction with their travel lesson. The students were steered to build different kinds of vehicles such as – trucks, cars, airplanes, ships, trains and air balloons. Children were
This week we bring you a handwork design made by reusing materials. The purpose of this is to give the Grade 1 students an understanding of reusable materials and what can be done with those materials. The students were guided to make a pencil and pen holder. They were taught through practice how important and
This week we present to you the patterns and various creations made by the Grade 1 students using the technique called vegetable stamping. Students used natural colours and materials as well as artificial colours to create art. The students were surprised to know that every colour needed for creation can be obtained from the nature
If you’ve ever thought of making something beautiful out of a coconut shell, this amazing craft made by Grade one students this week is sure to help. This can be introduced as one of the opportunities that made the students realize that reusing materials can be productive. Various decorative crafts such as Birds, Turtles, Bees,
From the day the school started implementing online sessions, there was an increase in discussions among students about the use of communication devices. Students were curious about new modes of communication and how to use them. The incredible use of devices by Grade 1 students, even during online education, demonstrates how quickly they learn new
Students learn to use crafts for practical purposes! Are you interested in protecting your dining table? Grade 1 students will show you how. In today’s post, we are showcasing a craft that is both useful & colourful as well. You will be amazed to find placemats in many sizes, shapes, colours, materials that are suitable
In today’s post we are going back to ancient Greece and delving into one of the most interesting symbols of the time. Student’s interpretation of a leaf crown using leaves found at home to make the “කොස් කොළ තොප්පිය” turned into yet another fun-filled Hand Work Session for the students! Browse the Microsoft Sway Newsletter
Book lovers out there! Here’s something special just for you! This week Grade 1 students are eager to present Bookmarks in various shapes, styles, and materials. Bookmarks are something that any reader can enjoy and they make wonderful gifts for all ages as it is important to keep track of your pages in a book.
A Hat for the Big Match anyone? The Grade 1 Students were excited to participate in activity that required them to design and craft hats for the Big Match. Making colourful hats for the Big Match turned out to be an enthusiastic & exciting activity for the little ones. Browse the Microsoft Sway Newsletter via
The Kindergarten students take part in the Vesak Card Competition annually irrespective of their religion. This week’s issue of the Weekly Newsletter is dedicated to the splendid array of cards they were able to create for the competition.
A coloured piece of paper or a newspaper was given to the students and they were asked to do the Accordion pleat after the teacher's demonstration. A certain amount of time was given to the students of each class to think of a creation to make out of the folded papers and come to a conclusion.
This week’s Grade 1 Newsletter presents the creative work of students who were heavily engaged in colouring. A song about a kite was played for students to listen, and they were asked to draw a kite and colour their artwork. Students from all grade 1 classes excitingly drew their own kites with various colours. It
This week, we are excited to present the crafts of the students who spent weeks collecting Pumpkin seeds to make their own artwork by drawing designs, and pasting the seeds on them. In Kindergarten, cutting, pasting, and drawing are all necessary skills. They aid in the development of fine motor abilities of our students. It also
Our Message Clay modelling for kids One important benefit of clay modelling is the role it plays in early childhood education. Put clay or play dough into the hands of kids and see how it stimulates their imagination and creativity. And, since one advantage of clay is its versatility, your child can explore making many
Our Message Why drawing in Kindergarten is very important Art education in kindergarten starts as a spontaneous activity and becomes more structured as time progresses. Activities such as connecting the dots or cutting along lines utilize art materials, but are not art. Instead, kindergarteners should feel safe playing and experimenting with their own creations; this