Sesame Street Preschool, Vijaya Bank Layout, Bengaluru is a venture of Sesame Schoolhouse, an educational initiative of Sesame Workshop, a non-profit informal educational organisation, present in over 150 countries that also produces the children’s educational television show, Sesame Street.
Sesame Workshop has been present in India since 2006 through its television show, Galli Galli Sim Sim an Indian adaptation to Sesame Street. Sesame Workshop offers age-appropriate child centric education that includes playful project-based activities and provides a stimulating environment making children better-rounded, better adjusted and more confident.
The pre-school campus hosts ample outdoor area equipped with a variety of play equipments and jungle gym, an indoor area comprising of colourful classrooms, activity area, play area etc.
The preschool curriculum is child centric and prepares children for regular school and life beyond. The curriculum goes beyond the academic basics of reading, writing and arithmetic and creates opportunities for children to develop communication skills, work in collaboration and think creatively. The preschool offers a host of add on activities as a part of their curriculum addressing their age appropriate developmental needs in every domain of development.
The school’s admission period runs from March to August and parents can visit the centre to collect the admission form. There is no admission test or assessment and admissions are done on first come first serve basis. Mid term admissions are conducted from September to November and post November admission is granted only for the next academic year.
The preschool follows strict age criteria for its programmes:
Beginners (a parent toddler programme) for children aged 1 to 2 years
Playgroup for children aged 2 to 3 years
Nursery for children aged 3 to 4 years
Prep I for children aged 4 to 5 years
Prep II for children aged 5 to 6 years
Sesame Schoolhouse is the latest milestone in Sesame Street’s mission to empower children everywhere to reach their highest potential.