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Raising Changemakers

We’re not just raising kids. We’re raising the FUTURE!

If you’re looking for the best preschool and childcare for your baby, come find out if Trehaus School is what you are looking for! 

Learn about our pedagogy, philosophy and programme, take a virtual school tour and join a Q&A with Director, Dr Elaine Kim and Head of School, Carolina Sam.

What is Trehaus School?

We are Trehaus School, a Silicon Valley-inspired preschool and childcare that is changing early education, focuses on building character and future skills, and lets parents be present for their children’s learning journey.

Logical Reasoning and Design Thinking

This programme provides pathways to unlock your child’s inventive spirit as they learn to tinker by deconstructing and rebuilding objects in our special Little Makers studio; learning basics of coding, creating apps and robotics to design products.

They will learn
• Logical reasoning of simple principles and laws of nature
• Numeracy and concepts of mathematical computation
• Identifying spatial relations and shape-related elements of structures
• Cognitive understanding of simple mechanical components

Leadership and Cooperation

Become the most admired CEO of tomorrow. Your child’s problem-solving and leadership skills will be unlocked. Your child will practice empathy and cooperation as they lead their team through a project. They will hone their decision-making skills as they gather opinions from their classmates. They will become confident public speakers when they host the annual management event.

They will learn
• Expressing one’s own opinions or preferences regarding an idea
• Negotiating an idea with others to reach consensus
• Organising different actions needed to undertake a task
• Numeracy and mathematical calculations for budgeting

Ideation and Execution

Become tomorrow ’s changemaker by being the first to see a problem, finding the right solution, creating a game-changing idea, product or service and bringing it to market. Your child will pitch their idea, tell the story of the problem it solves and mobilize their classmates to bring the idea to life by delegating individual tasks and action lists, instilling and encouraging creativity.

They will learn
• Leadership and understanding other people’s needs and desires
• Recognising their own strengths and weaknesses
• Developing creative solutions and the art of persuasion to sell their idea to classmates
• Observing and collecting information from real-world settings for market research
• Understanding financial literacy with TREHAUS currency

Experiential and Systematic Learning

Our cultural taste-maker programme is designed to expose your child to the art and science behind the disciplines of culinary and hospitality through real-life hands- on experiences. Your child will prepare and serve nutritional meals after gardening and farming from their urban farm, learn to service a table with joy and humility, understand good nutrition and its values, and develop healthy habits.

They will learn
• Fine-motor manipulation of food materials and utensils – from picking herbs from our own urban garden, to food nutrition, presentation and dining etiquette.
• Numeracy concepts: proportion, counting, measuring, volume, estimation, sorting
• Sensory exploration with textures, colours, tastes and smell
• Following step-by-step instructions
• Nutrition and cultural studies and eliminate picky eating habits
• Creativity and science chemistry in culinary arts

Experimenting and Creative Expression

This programme is designed to ignite your child’s innate imaginative spirit and creative spark, through embracing and experiencing music, movement, communications and the arts. With partnerships with art museums, your child will learn to love the arts. As little producers, they will produce songs, music videos, and even perform their own creations. In movement, they will express themselves via different mediums. You child will unlock their inner creative, sonically, visually, verbally, and tactilely.

They will learn
• Fine-tuning of auditory neurological processing
• Awareness of specific elements of sonic and/or acoustic stimulation
• Expression of emotion, feelings, and ideas through music and art
• Strengthen language and lyrical storytelling

Experimenting and Creative Expression

Beyond “What will I be when I grow up?” this programme is designed to help your child question and discover “What can I do to make the world a better place?” Your child will become citizens of the world and contribute to a brighter future. An ethics and values-focused learning programme – your child will be encouraged to help others; learn about giving back to society through volunteer and fundraising projects and visiting old age homes and hospitals, participating in charities.

They will learn
• Recognising different ways of life in local society and in other parts of the world
• Understanding that one can influence other person’s feelings through action
• Reflecting on one’s feelings toward another
• Fine-motor manipulation of materials in making gifts for other people