Nurturing Early Learners Beyond The Classroom
EL Singapore|January 2022
We take a look at how one school in Singapore nurtures its early learners beyond the classroom.
Patricea Chow

Established in 1925, Tanglin Trust School is the oldest British international school in Southeast Asia. Tanglin is inspected following UK Ofsted British Schools Overseas (BSO) standards; the Infant, Junior and Senior Schools have been repeatedly judged “Outstanding”, which is the highest possible grade.

At its Infant School (comprising Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2), it aims to lay the foundations for the development of each child through a nurturing and child-centred approach.

To this end, Tanglin’s classrooms, facilities, outdoor areas, and curriculum are all designed to capture the imagination and individual strengths and interests of children and cultivate in them a lifelong love of learning. This is underpinned by a commitment to support their social, emotional, and cultural awareness.

Here we dig a little deeper into three facets of Tanglin’s Early Years education.

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