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Head of School Welcome

Tanglin's Infant School is committed to ensuring our children embark on their learning journey in an environment that provides stimulating and exciting experiences, and where the strong pastoral ethos helps the children feel safe, secure and happy to learn.

We have thorough systems in place for welcoming and supporting children to settle into their new learning environment. We value each child as an individual and work hard to nurture their personal strengths and interests, cultivating a love of learning across a broad and balanced curriculum. This is achieved through creative and integrated learning experiences in a stimulating environment where children feel valued, confident and independent. All of this is underpinned by our commitment to supporting every child’s social, emotional, spiritual and cultural awareness.

We lay the strongest foundations for the total development of each individual through a nurturing and child-centred approach.

As children progress, emphasis is placed on the further acquisition of skills and understanding in literacy and numeracy. Cross-curricular links are made, where appropriate, to make the learning meaningful and relevant. A wealth of special days, events and outdoor education trips extend and enhance the classroom activities, and often act as a catalyst for new learning. Teaching strategies are varied according to the purpose of a task and personalised to reflect the needs of each child. In our Infant School, we creatively nurture each individual and our teaching reflects our belief that happy and confident children learn most effectively.

Children are given opportunities to be active members of the school community. From representing their class on the School Council to being Planet Protectors, Wellbeing Warriors, Song Leaders, Tech Leaders, Book Buddies and House Captains, they are encouraged to develop early leadership skills which will be nurtured further as they progress through Tanglin.

We welcome you to visit the Infant School and to meet our children and staff.

Paula Craigie, Head of Infant School