Sorry but this form will not work without cookies enabled. Please adjust your browser settings to enable cookies to continue. For more information on how to do this please see ourPersonal Information Collection Statement.

EMERGENCY NOTICE
  • The world awaits

    Our school prides itself on providing a truly international education which will prepare your child for their future

  • A love of learning

    Our curriculum is designed to give children the tools to learn, and the curiosity to go further

    child reading book

  • Building their future

    Our students are confident, creative and compassionate, and ready to pursue a world of opportunities

    Students playing

  • A lifetime of learning

    Our skilled and experienced teachers are dedicated to helping your child achieve more than they thought poissible

    Young Teacher_EYFS

  • Join our growing family

    At the heart of our school, there's a safe and welcoming community built by students, parents and teachers.

    Two Kids Nursery

  • Every Day is memorable

    Everytime you drop your child off at school, these's something new and exciting instore

    child in art class

  • Come and visit us

    Your child is poised to make their mark on the world. Come and visit to us so we can show you how we will support them

    Children looking at globe

2s program pre-k preschool daycare New York childcare early education early years EYFS learn to read phonics

Our Full Time 2s Program at NAISNY

Students in our 2s classes are offered a rich and engaging educational program from day one. We pride ourselves on our personalized education which ensures that each child's individual learning style is appreicated.

 

 

 

 

2s program preschool music for kids keyboard early learning Juilliard music class
 

Play-based but planned

 

Although we offer a play-based program, there is a difference between play which is done at school and that which is done at home.  Primarily, students attending our full-time, five days a week program, have access to a carefully planned timetable which seeks to develop the whole child – from communication skills to expressive arts and, increasingly important at this age, social skills. From the children’s perspective, they are just playing, but from the teachers’ perspective, they are building their literacy skills, working on simple math concepts and learning to be a kind and considerate classmate.  Children who are with us each and every day benefit from this carefully considered planning.  Teachers also use the time in the afternoon to fill in gaps in learning and to build on previous learning.  In the afternoons, many of the activities complement what was already done in the morning, which serves as an opportunity to cement and further build on previous learning.  These activities include, but are not limited to, stories, songs, the Spanish language, dance, math and phonics. 


The opportunity to keep learning: The most important thing that our full time 2s students stand to gain is never missing an opportunity to learn something new!  Our teachers have a breadth of experience in educating two year olds and understand the privilege as well as the pleasure of being the ones to expose them to new challenges and opportunities every single day in school.

Nutritious food and social experiences

 

Aside from the learning, children in our full-time program have access to a nutritious menu, cooked on-site each day by our team of chefs. Students are given help to eat independently in a group situation in their classroom so that they are ready for the following year in Nursery, where they will eat with limited support in the busy school cafeteria.

 

 

Transitioning to Nursery at 3 years old

 

All children are encouraged to rest after lunch, but activities are ready for them once they are ready to play.  Throughout the course of the year, students are slowly transitioned to a 2pm wake-up so that they are ready for Nursery after the summer.  Since all Nursery students are expected to be full time at the beginning of the year, our full time 2s program offers a gentle introduction to the schedule of Nursery. 

 

 

Extended care for working parents

 

We also offer a rich and engaging after school program to all students who are full time at NAISNY.  Each day, there are different activities and games as well as songs, dancing and crafts.  Children also have full use of the large playroom during this time so they can use up any remaining energy!


Categories