Based on the Montessori method, the program was developed with all areas in alignment with the method by providing students with prepared settings to explore and experience the environment on their own so that they can effectively reach their innate potential. 

Some highlights of the Standard Program at Sakura Montessori:

1. The early childhood education curriculum integrates the International Montessori method

Structured in line with the Montessori method, the curriculum incorporates the areas of Practical Life, Sensorial Work, Mathematics, Language, Science, Art, etc. to promote the method through creating a prepared environment for them to explore on their own, and ultimately, to realize their innate potential.  

Sakura Montessori is committed to offering its students an educational setting which accentuates respect, inspires creativity, and nurtures lifelong learning.

2. The Standard Program exposes children to a modern education environment

In order to offer generations of students comprehensive learning experiences, the Sakura Montessori International School System developed the Standard Program, which admits students aged from 15 months to 6 years old. The Program is currently offered at To Huu SMIS campus.

3. Highly qualified, dedicated, and experienced faculty

The faculty members in charge of the Standard Program include:

  • Montessori-certified teachers
  • Early childhood education teachers
  • Native English-speaking teachers

4. The early childhood education curriculum promotes children’s all-round development

a. International-standardized Montessori curriculum

The children participate in Montessori class time conducted by the International Montessori-certified Vietnamese teachers for half a day. Each Montessori session lasts approximately 1.5 hours with five sessions per week for the 0-3 age group, and lasts around 2.5 hours with five sessions per week for the 3-6 age group.

he students study and explore such areas as Practical Life, Sensorial Work, Mathematics, Language, Culture (Science, History, and Geography), and Art. In each area, they make their own choices of activities appropriate to their capabilities and interests in order to actively construct and acquire knowledge through first-hand experiences. 

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b. ELA Program (U.S. Common Core Standards based)

During the other half day, the students participate in English class conducted by the native teachers for 30 minutes per session, with four sessions per week (for both the 0-3 and 3-6 age groups). The units are planned in line with the Montessori areas’ themes such as self-care, family, occupations, plants, animals, Tet and spring, water and other natural phenomena, etc. which enrich the students’ vocabulary and promote their ability to respond to and communicate in English.

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c. Extensive experiences with Physical Education (PE), Art, and Culture curricula

During the week, other subjects such as Vietnamese, Music, Life Skills, and PE will be alternately conducted to facilitate the students’ all-round development and arouse their curiosity to explore new things.

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About the programs offered at all Sakura Montessori International Schools:

City Campus/Program STANDARD BILINGUAL BILINGUAL PLUS INTERNATIONAL
Hanoi SMIS Van Phuc v v
SMIS Cau Giay v v
SMIS Luong Yen v v
SMIS Thuy Khue v v
SMIS Tay Ho Tay v
SMIS To Huu v
Haiphong  SMIS Duong Kinh v v
Quang Ninh SMIS Ha Long v v
Thai Binh SMIS Thai Binh
Ho Chi Minh SMIS An Phu v
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