From budding entrepreneurs, future innovators to charismatic speakers, we round up the best enrichment courses across the island for kids from 6 months old to Primary School and Secondary School students.

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BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

Happy Train

happy train

The Happy Train programme is a holistic brain-training programme conducted in a bilingual environment to enrich children’s growing minds through a variety of games, hands-on activities and guided play. Lessons are conducted in English and Mandarin, to help children develop rich neuron connections that are critical for optimal brain growth. With their own hand-made teaching materials, children are motivated to explore concepts and ideas through experiential learning.

Read our review of Happy Train to have a sense of what goes on in a Happy Train class.

Website: happytrain.com.sg

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Sparkanauts

Sparkanauts Brain Development Enrichment for Preschoolers
Sparkanauts, a play and learn specialist for early years – 6 months to 6 years – aims to develop your child holistically through purposeful play via its brain development enrichment classes.

Their programme combines play exploration with results-oriented learning which aims to boost your child’s intellectual, physical and social edge. Activities are specially designed to stimulate your child’s brain development and hone their physical coordination abilities. Hallmarks of the Sparkanauts lessons include the Vestibular Strengthening Programme, Motor Skills Programme and Intellectual Programme.

Website: sparkanauts.com

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SPEECH AND DRAMA

Julia Gabriel Centre

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With over 20 years of experience, Julia Gabriel Centre’s unique EduDrama philosophy has empowered thousands of children and adults to communicate confidently and expressively. Teaching takes place in small groups to ensure close attention to every child’s individual learning style. It offers programmes for children from 6 months to 18 years old that engage and challenge them to express ideas through voice, speech, language, music, movement, art, writing, performance and visual media.

Website: juliagabriel.com

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HOLISTIC LEARNING

I Love Learning Achievement Center (ILLAC)

I Love Learning Achievement Center

I Love Learning Achievement Center (ILLAC) provides enrichment programmes for children aged 2 to 16 years old, stimulating their learning abilities so they learn better and faster. Their programme combines both learning abilities optimisation and curriculum teaching into one. The Elite Kids Programme actively stimulates kids age 2 to 6 with fun and engaging hands-on activities and real-life props to boost their learning abilities alongside phonics and mathematical acuity. The Junior Programme is uniquely designed for children aged 5 to 6 to further enhance their learning abilities while mastering the important academic skills required at primary level. The ILLAC Programme for children aged 7 to 16 years actively stimulates their learning abilities through brain-priming activities that prep their brains for academic expertise in subjects such as English, Mathematics and Science.

Enjoy 1 month of lessons FREE for every 12 lessons signed up!

Website: illac.com.sg

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EDOOVO

EDOOVO online enrichment platform

Designed for young learners aged 3 to 8, EDOOVO is an award-winning multi-subject online enrichment platform offering 3 core subjects, English, Chinese and Mathematics, to boost your child’s learning while preparing them for primary school.

Taught by qualified teachers, their age-appropriate and holistic curriculum is adapted from the M.O.E. syllabus. With real-time teaching in a small class of 4 to 6 students, students are encouraged to engage actively with fun virtual in-class rewards such as trophies and stars.

With rave reviews from parents, find out why EDOOVO is a proven hit with kids! Book a free trial today!

Website: edoovo.com

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ART

ARTARY

ARTARY

ARTARY‘s art experience is uniquely Singaporean, second to none. From admissions to graduation, for both students and parents, experience is at the heart of everything we do. Countless hours have been put into studying, creating, commissioning and refining the many different components that make up the best experience for the thousands of students who have come through our doors.

Website: artary.sg/fineart

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CODING

Bright School

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The Bright School team takes time to know each student before personalising a curriculum that fits the kid’s interests and learning speed. The classes will be then delivered by skilled teachers, 100% of them have both coding and education experience. With the online 1:1 format, kids aged 6-14 years old can learn coding at flexible timings, from the comfort of their home and at an affordable rate.

Bright School is founded by alumni from Harvard University, Amazon and Grab. With the mission of educating kids to the creators of technology, Bright School has attracted students from more than 10 countries. You can book a free trial class with them via their website.

Website: brightschoolonline.com

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The Logic Coders

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At The Logic Coders, students are placed in a fun, dynamic environment, where they learn coding logic through real-world experiences. Lessons are filled with activities that promote an intuitive understanding of coding concepts.

Courses are available for students aged 5 to 12. Their students don’t just learn coding, they learn critical skills in logical thinking by identifying and solving problems.

Website: thelogiccoders.com.sg

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DANCE

Jitterbugs Swingapore®

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Committed to providing excellence in dance education, in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment, Jitterbugs Swingapore® encourages students to achieve their own personal potential, while experiencing the joy of dance. It offers a holistic dance education that encourages students to study multiple dance genres, from Classical Ballet, Modern Jazz, Tap to Contemporary Dance.

Ever wondered what goes on during a Tap Class for kids? Click here to find out!

Website: jitterbugs.com

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SPORTS

The Aquatics Swim School

The Aquatics Swim School Children Swimming Lessons Singapore

The Aquatics Swim School focuses on four main areas – Technique, Accuracy, Speed and Survival (TASS). They adopt a progressive learning approach, following an in-house syllabus that ensures that your child builds their swimming skills and techniques from a strong foundation of basics. The Aquatics Swim School also aims to give its students an all-rounded experience of swimming, providing opportunities for students to participate in competitions and take the SwimSafer Examinations.

Website: theaquaticsswim.com.sg

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ENGLISH

Lorna Whiston Schools

English Explorers by Lorna Whiston Schools

Established in 1980, Lorna Whiston Schools has built a strong reputation for high-quality education and teaching excellence across Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and China.

At Lorna Whiston Enrichment Schools, our goal is to transform lives through learning. We aim to empower confidence in our students through a strong foundation in both written and spoken English. We hope that through their time of learning with us, our students will be equipped with the skills and values that they need to be successful individuals in the 21st Century.

Website: lornawhiston.com

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British Council

British Council enrichment courses

Turn curiosity into confidence. Turn mistakes into triumphs. A lifelong learning adventure starts at the British Council.

Developed by the world’s English experts, the British Council’s enrichment courses for Nursery 1 up to Secondary are student- centred and aligned to the syllabus set by the Ministry of Education. Our internationally qualified teachers provide a safe, supportive and dynamic environment to help your child succeed at every stage of their academic journey whilst developing the essential 21st century skills and proficiencies to be able to thrive in the fast-changing world. Give your child the opportunity to embark on a more rewarding learning adventure with the British Council, today.

Our courses are delivered in three centres: Napier Road, Tampines and Toa Payoh.

Book your preferred class for our 2022 English enrichment courses today!

Website: britishcouncil.sg

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LEAP Education Group

LEAP SchoolHouse Happy Teachers

At LEAP SchoolHouse, children from 8 months to 6 years of age are guided into the four skill domains of language development – listening, speaking, reading and writing. Never expect a dull moment at a LEAP class! Children will be actively engaged in activities and participating in meaningful tasks through role-playing, singing, creative movement and reading.

As part of LEAP’s holistic curriculum, your child will also be exposed to other enrichment modules such as music, dance, English and Chinese apart from the standard subjects. These enrichment modules are included as part of the curriculum in all LEAP’s preschools facilities now.

Website: leapeducation.sg

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Seriously Addictive English

Seriously Addictive Mathematics English Enrichment Programme Singapore

Seriously Addictive English (S.A.E) uses a structured phonics approach and an integrated literacy skills curriculum to help children read fluently and write confidently.

Our 6-phased phonics approach simplifies the English language into 44 sounds to help children to learn to read words and spell words without memorising thousands of words individually. We use a well-established spiral curriculum to teach, consolidate, revisit and strengthen literacy skills at increasingly complex standards of English.

Each child is guided through an individual learning plan that suits his needs and pace and key areas are learnt in gradual steps to ensure children’s understanding and success.

Website: seriouslyaddictive.sg/english

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I Can Read

I Can Read Singapore English Enrichment Centre

The I Can Read (ICR) reading programme helps students to see how letters combine to create invariant sounds and empowers the student to take control of his or her own reading progress. It teaches three essential skills important to new readers: Phonemic awareness, Phonics and Blending sequences of phono-graphemes. Commencing with simple, straightforward words, the student progresses to learn more difficult phoneme combinations, building upon his or her successes along the way.

ICR has also launched its brand new ICR Academy English programme designed for Primary School students. Developed by former MOE teachers, the curriculum aims to provide students with a solid foundation in English and help them excel academically as they progress through Primary School and beyond. Your child can look forward to gaining new skills and confidence, all while cultivating their love for learning.

Find out more about how I Can Read’s unique system teaches children to be confident readers.

Website: icanread.asia

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Wonderlit

wonderlit speech and drama

A creative enrichment space that offers a boutique experience tailored to nurture and develop children through their formative years to become respectful and confident communicators.

From reading, writing, speaking to performing, they aim to help children embark on a journey of self-discovery, spark curiosity and fan flames of imagination, grooming each young voice into an expressive and strong presence and opening up a world of endless possibilities.

Read more about this new amazing one-of-its-kind creative enrichment space through this four-part series: Welcome to Wonderlit.

Website: wonderlitworld.com

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CHINESE

Chengzhu Mandarin Centre

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Having trouble getting your child interested in Mandarin? Chengzhu is your solution. It offers a range of language and literacy, creative writing and cultural arts programmes that nurture a love of learning Mandarin. Following Julia Gabriel Education’s unique EduDrama® methodology, the centre uses children’s drama, combined with planned educational outcomes to foster a love of Mandarin. Chengzhu also holds an annual Chinese Cultural Arts Night to encourage a whole Chinese environment, where children and their families are immersed in both language and culture.

Website: chengzhu.edu.sg

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BibiNogs

Bibinogs Chinese Enrichment

Are you looking to nurture your confident child in a global environment? We’re BibiNogs, a specialist bilingual and Chinese language centre that develops your child to be confident, kind, expressive, and appreciative of global cultures.

We believe that to enable your child to be bilingual, lessons should be a sensorial experience, engaging your child to spark wonder and curiosity in the world.

Check out our parent-accompanied enrichment classes such as Mandarin Babes where you and your child will enjoy hands-on activities like art & craft, object exploration and puppetry, with Chinese nursery rhymes/poems, story-telling, dramatization and songs to promote your child’s physical development and parent-child bonding.

Website: bibinogs.com

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Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Arts & Cultural Troupe

Chinese enrichment Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Arts & Cultural Troupe

The Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Arts & Cultural Troupe is a pioneer in Chinese Language and Enrichment Children Programmes. Setup since 1986, we have grown leaps and bounds to a student population of over 2000 in Singapore. Many of whom have progressed to perform in our staged productions to schools and the public.

Our Children Chinese Speech & Drama programme received accolades from the audience as well as the media. We have also helped many children improve their Chinese language mastery and learn to love the Chinese culture and its heritage as seen from the glowing testimonials from the students’ parents.

Through our well-designed syllabus, we help children of all ages improve their comprehension, reading and writing of the Chinese language in school.

Website: shhkact.com.sg

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Top Chinese Enrichment Programme (TCEP)

TCEP Top Chinese Enrichment Programme

At TCEP, we nurture confident, avid young learners of Chinese language and culture. We engage our students with a stimulating learning environment, and empower them with skills and techniques needed to excel academically. We believe that by fostering an extensive understanding of the Chinese culture, we transform them into bicultural, future-ready students who espouse good moral values and an enduring interest in the language and culture.

Website: ntu.edu.sg/student-programmes

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LingoAce

LingoAce

LingoAce is a global Edutech platform that delivers authentic and engaging Chinese learning for kids aged 3-15. Using gamified elements, we create inspiring bite-size learning content aligned with Singapore MOE syllabus to help kids achieve their academic goals. Our rigorous recruitment process has developed highly skilled and dedicated teachers – only 1 out of 50 applicants qualify to be part of our team of over 4,000 teachers. To date, we have provided more than 2 million class hours to our learners from across 100 countries and regions, and 60% of our new learners joined LingoAce through friends and family referrals.

Website: lingoace.com

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LIFE COACHING

Strider Kids Coaching

Strider Kids Coaching Build self-confidence in children

Created for kids aged 7 to 13 years, Strider Kids Coaching’s interactive programme aims to help your child leverage the power of their mind to thrive and be happy in life.

Targeting the root of thought patterns that hold them back, the programme equips your child with a specific set of skills they can use to overcome life’s challenges. You can expect your little one to not only gain confidence and resilience but the ability to manage big emotions and feelings. They’ll also learn to coach themselves in making good decisions, embracing their differences, learning from mistakes and transforming challenges into opportunities.

Website: striderkidscoaching.com

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FRENCH

Alliance Française de Singapour

Alliance Française de Singapour French Class

Looking to develop your child’s language skills through stimulating activities? Alliance Française de Singapour provides fun and fully immersive small French classes for kids, as early as 1-year-old! Find the perfect programme for your little ones, from Zouzous for toddlers to Adomania classes for teenagers.

Introduce your children to the French language through a wide range of activities tailored to their age such as educational games, songs, stories, dances, role-playing, etc.

Who said learning had to be boring?! Register now and join the French Hub! Good news: our courses are beginner-friendly!

Website: alliancefrancaise.org.sg

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MATH

Seriously Addictive Mathematics

Seriously Addictive Mathematics Enrichment Programme Singapore

Seriously Addictive Mathematics (S.A.M) is the world’s largest Singapore Math enrichment program with more than 200 centres in 20 countries and counting.

The award-winning S.A.M Thinking Math program helps children develop math mastery, thinking and problem-solving skills through interest and understanding instead of rote memorisation and drilling, with an emphasis on conceptual learning and explicit teaching of problem-solving heuristics and process.

We use a two-pillared approach of classroom engagement and worksheet reinforcement with coaching, hands-on activities, guided and independent practice. An individualised learning plan is prescribed to suit each child’s level and pace, with a low teacher-to-student ratio. Read more about our effective approach here.

Website: seriouslyaddictivemaths.com.sg

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Kumon

KUMON Maths Best Kids Enrichment

Kumon is the world’s leading after-school enrichment programme, offering Mathematics and native language subjects to students from pre-school to secondary school. It is an individualised empowering, learning method tailored to children’s ability, not age.

The goal of Kumon’s programmes is for every child to become an independent, advanced learner with the discipline developed from a good daily study habit

At Kumon, every child can self-learn every day beyond the boundaries of physical location.

Register for a complimentary Parents Orientation to find out how your child can reap the benefits.

Website: kumon.sg

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