N1 Dragon 小龙班


This is a pure Mandarin immersion program for children turning 3 years of age. Curriculum focuses on whole-child development and targets all learning domains, while focusing on building a solid Chinese language foundation for young children.

  • Pure Mandarin class conducted entirely by native Mandarin-speaking teachers
  • No prior knowledge of Mandarin is required
  • Highly interactive and hands-on activities that emphasize on listening, speaking, early-writing and early-reading skills through a variety of Chinese language and cultural activities
  • Curriculum content/goals covers all learning domains (in Mandarin): cognitive awareness, numeracy, language and literacy, fine and gross motor development, social-emotional development, and creative and aesthetics expression.
  • Curriculum is theme-based and close to children’s lives, making learning a new language meaningful and easy for children.
  • Fun language activities include Chinese nursery rhymes, story telling, poems (classic and contemporary), dramatisations, songs, music and movement and language games
  • Hands-on and creative activities like art & craft, object exploration, group projects and learning through body/senses
  • Physical activities include gross motor activities (at gym) and fine-motor/pre-writing activities to promote overall physical development of child
  • Classroom routines, self-help and character-building activities are designed to promote independence, confidence, self-regulation and social-emotional skills
  • Proprietary Mandarin Phonics (Hanyu Pinyin) introduced in every class.
  • No parental involvement and socks are required
  • Small class size (max 12 students with 2 teachers)
  • Available at King’s Arcade (MOE/ECDA-registered Kindergarten) and Tides.
  • King’s Arcade N1 Dragon (year child turns 3) :
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm or 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
    Option to enroll 4x a week, Mondays to Thursdays or 5x a week, Mondays to Fridays
  • Tides N1 Dragon (year child turns 3) :
    8:30 am to 12:30 pm
    Option to enroll 3x to 5x a week