Top 5 Things To Look For When Joining Your Child In A PreschoolRBK International Academy | 10th December, 2016 Back to Blog
As a parent, you always want to be sure that you are deciding on the right pre-school / for your child, but how do you make the best choice?
To solve your queries and to make your decision-making process easier we have listed down 5 things that you need to look for when joining your child in a preschool.Location
It’s always best to look for a school that’s within your vicinity. Avoid looking for a school that’s too far. For Example, if you are residing in Mira Road, then look for a preschool in Bhayandar or a nearby area. Traveling too far will take a toll on your child and may make him tired and weary. Also since your toddler is too small, there might be instances where you might want to run back to school, if it’s a major situation like your child is unwell, or he is too cranky the entire day for some reason etc.Student-Teacher Ratio
If the school has an ideal student-teacher ratio then there are chances that every kid will get equal attention from their teacher. Moreover, it improves the teacher student's communication gap and makes the child feel more secure and cared.
There are many secondary schools in Bhayandar that do maintain this ratio. If your child is studying in one such school then your child is ought to get the attention desired.Playground and Other Activities
Check if the school encourages other activities other than academic studies. See if the school has facilities like a playground for kids to relax and play in the free time. The best way for a child to discover his strengths and interests is to have a wide range of experiences over the years, and that includes various activities. Moreover, enthusiasm in activities motivates a child to keep getting better at something he likes.Hygiene
School hygiene is really important. You should look for a school which is well maintained and clean. The cafeteria, the playroom, the school corridor etc; should be clean and there should be ample staff to help children with basic dependencies.
Your child is going to spend most of his time in the pre-school, so he is bound to get infected with germs and bacteria around. If the school is hygienic and sanitized, you will not have to worry much about your child’s health. Moreover, clean and dirt-free surroundings will also inculcate good habits in your child at a tender age.Reputation
Always look for a school that has a good reputation. Consult your friends and other parents and ask for feedback. If you hear some good things about the school by genuine word of mouth, it implies that the school is well recognized and reputed.
For more detailed information, you can also go online and check the reviews of the school. Your child will be going through a development phase in his early years, and a recognized school will play a vital role in his growing age. After all, a school is the cornerstone of a good future for every child!!