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Champion School

4660 Eastus Drive
San Jose, CA 95129

Phone:
(408) 973-8696

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

From the Director:

About Champion School: * Preschoolers learn to read and do simple additions before Kindergarten * Academic progress is ½ a grade ahead of other academic schools * Unlike other private academic schools we offer a caring / nurturing environment and teaching methods are fun/ stimulating * Clean spacious, beautiful facility

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Tricycles
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
Other subjects taught

From the Director:

About Champion School: * Preschoolers learn to read and do simple additions before Kindergarten * Academic progress is ½ a grade ahead of other academic schools * Unlike other private academic schools we offer a caring / nurturing environment and teaching methods are fun/ stimulating * Clean spacious, beautiful facility

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

In addition to classroom teachers we additionally have floating teachers to provide additional 1on1 attention. Each teacher takes full responsibility for the progress of children in their class and are rewarded for the caring, attention and progress of the child. There is frequent 1on1s and trainings between the administrators and the teachers to assure every child is growing, learning and happy

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Atleast 2 parent scheduled parent / teacher conferences during the year and either the parent or the school administrator / teachers call an off cycle conference if additional attention is required

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation