The story behind Kuwana Forest:
As parents, we want the best for our children. We want them to be healthy, happy and successful. However, success is all-too-often defined in terms of academic goalposts, career milestones and material achievement – at the cost of neglecting happiness and health. We believe that young children benefit more in the long-term from thorough early-years encouragement of practical life skills such as adaptability, resourcefulness and resilience, than from simple wrote-learning information retention. We must prepare our children to thrive in a rapidly changing world, where technology is rapidly dissolving international borders, and transforming work and living environments. By providing a safe environment in which to experiment, learn and discover their strengths, we can help prepare children to thrive while prioritizing their happiness and health, in any situation.
At Kuwana Forest International Preschool we believe that learning:
are all integral skills to learning:
We aim to assist young learners in becoming:
We strive to achieve our goals through:
Our students practice a daily floor-mat exercise program targeting the major joints and muscle groups, as well as core and inner muscle zones for optimal posture maintenance. We incorporate daily outdoor recreation activities throughout the year, with a focus on navigating undulating terrain for joint mobility and foot strength. We encourage students to push their comfort zones and discover the joy of mastering new domains, while at the same time providing musculo-skeletal integrity, as a preventative from the ill-effects of an increasingly sedentary world.