Pre-Casa (Pre-Nursery)

This is a one-year program designed for 2-3 year olds who are ready to attend class by themselves.The primary language of instruction is English. Chinese (Putonghua) is taught as a second language.
Students who have turned three will be invited to join the Casa (Kindergarten) program.


This program helps students develop in the following areas: language and literacy, cognitive, physical and social-emotional.

Language and Literacy

Starting September 2019*, while English remains the primary language taught for all classes at ICMS, Pre-Nursery students will be exposed to English, Cantonese and Putonghua. Throughout the week, students will have daily spoken and vocabulary sessions in English, Putonghua and Cantonese.

Pre-Casa Language Skills include:

• Communicating thoughts in words, developing spoken language and expanding vocabulary

• Recognizing letters and developing sound matches

• Listening with understanding and responding to directions and conversations


• Math development – recognize numbers, count objects, identify and name shapes, sort and classify

• Social studies development – learn about the continents, countries, people and their culture

• Artistic development – explore and expand fine motor skills through the use of crayons, glue and scissors


• Develop large muscle skills through exercise, creative movement, balancing, jumping and running

• Develop fine motor skills through practical life activities such as cutting paper, coloring within lines, manipulating puzzles pieces and stringing beads

• Potty training


• Develop self-control and comfort away from parent

• Engage in cooperative group play

• Develop initiative and independence

• Develop problem-solving skills

• Develop practical skills such as serving snacks and cleaning up

• Develop grace and courtesy skills

Age Group 2-3 years
Prerequisite Acceptance will be determined by the readiness of the child and the availability of space. Minimum age is 24 months.
Priority Admission priority is given to our playgroup students
Languages Primary language of instruction is English; Putonghua and Cantonese will be offered as second languages from September 2019
Instructors Montessori, English, Cantonese, and Putonghua language teachers
Campuses Tin Hau Campus
Lei King Wan Campus
North Point Campus
Classes 5 classes per week
School year is September to mid-August
Sessions For Tin Hau & Lei King Wan campuses:

8:30 am – 10:30 am
10:45 am – 12:45 pm
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

For North Point campus:

9:00am – 12:00nn

Tuition &
Class Material Fee
2019-2020 School Year:
Tin Hau & Lei King Wan Campus : $72,000 per annum
North Point Campus : $76,800 per annum
(to be paid in 12 instalments)
Uniform Summer:
Regular Uniform: $280 per set
Gym Uniform: $220 per set
Regular Uniform: $370 per set
Gym Uniform: $320 per set
Jacket: $300
Advance to Casa (Kindergarten)