Namsan International Kindergarten
Frequently Asked Questions
Our Pre-Kindergarten 2, Pre-Kindergarten 3, Pre-Kindergarten 4, and Kindergarten programs are from 9am to 3pm.
Please refer to the below map. If you are driving down the ramp with the Hyatt Hotel behind you, we are just past Namsan Towers Apartments.
Our Pre-Kindergarten 2 program is for children who will turn 2 years old by August 31, our Pre-Kindergarten 3 program is for children who will turn 3 years old by August 31, our Pre-Kindergarten 4 program is for children who will turn 4 years old by August 31, and our Kindergarten program is for children who will turn 5 years old by August 31 of the entering school year.
Our maximum class size is 12 children with 1 teacher and 2 teaching assistants in the Pre-Kindergarten 2 class, 14 children with a teacher and a teaching assistant in our Pre-Kindergarten 3 class, 16 children with a teacher and a teaching assistant in our Pre-Kindergarten 4 class, and 16 children with a teacher and a teaching assistant in our Kindergarten class.
We use an international, inquiry-based curricular framework supported by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP). We are an authorized IB-PYP School.
We offer ballet, physical education, and Taekwondo classes.
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Typically, the first day of school is sometime in mid-August and the last day of school is sometime in early June. For the 2016-2017 school year, the first day of school is August 16, 2015 (with August 15 being New Student Orientation Day), and the last day of school is June 2, 2017.
A sturdy backpack, a re-usable snack/lunch tote, a re-usable water bottle, and a change of outfit including underwear, socks, and shoes are required.
Our teachers are from the United States, England, and Australia. They are seasoned teachers who have taught in other international schools around the world and are experts at working with a diverse, international learning community.
We typically host two Open Houses per year (one in the fall and another in the spring), but personal visits/tours are encouraged any time during the year.