School Feature Of The Month: Whistles Children’s Place

LagosMums interviews Mrs Yetunde Adebiyi, the Head Of School, Whistles Children’s Place located in Ibeju Lekki. She discusses the school curriculum, ethos and more.mrsYetundeA_200x0

What is the name of your school and where was it founded?

The name of the school is Whistles Children’s place. It was founded on the 1st of February 2015

Where is the school located?

Our School location is opposite Coscharis motors, Awoyaya, Ibeju Lekki.

Please give details of your staff/ administration
The head of school  Mrs Yetunde Adebiyi has a first degree in Environmental management and Toxicology and a PG education from university of Nottingham, UK. The head of teachers Mrs Wunmi Ishola was a teacher at Greensprings and has vast knowledge of Montessori .
Ratio of kids to teachers
Our ratio is 5 children to a teacher. This will enable the teacher to concentrate on each child individually, as different children have their different needs and peculiarities.
Number of children in the school and its capacity
We don’t exceed 15 children in a class Whistles Children School.png children
What age range are your students and classes
We cater for ages 3months to 5 years
What is the curriculum/ Teaching methodology
Our curriculum is core early years foundation which is enhanced with Montessori method.
Extra-curricular activities available? School Hours and any after school services offered?
Extra curricular are numerous (music, swimming, ballet etc). We do a lot in the area of mother tongue as well.
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What is the admission process?
Admission is on first come due to our limited spaces.Other requirements involves a one on one entry point  assessment, two passports, record of immunisation.
Tuition? Do yo offer a payment plan.
Yes we have a payment plan that can be structured to suit individual parents.
How do you access students progress
Our children are taught beyond numeracy and literacy instead we do a lot of applications to our day to day lives through our teaching styles.
Discipline Methods
Our discipline method is to deny the child from going out for recess
Do you offer a school bus service
Yes we have a brand new bus that picks our students from designated places
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Any other information you would like to share
Whistles offers world class preschool services and we are close to two main stream finishing schools. At Corona Lekki we could work out a structured tuition plan for children transferring from our school WCP.
What should parents be looking for to decide if your school would work for them/their children?

At WCP we don’t joke with the welfare of our children , it’s not just academics inclined. Our caregivers are experienced and we have 24 hours power supply

How is your school preparing children for learning and operating in the 21st century?

21st century children are more practical so in line with this we do a lot of outdoors activities that will help the children to think outside the classroom

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How do we contact you for more information? Or to schedule a visit to the school

Kindly contact me on 08032012205 for a visit of the School premises.

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