Exciting News from CFA’s Preschool Department!

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The upcoming schoolyear marks an exciting time for Catholic Filipino Academy (CFA), with the Preschool Department officially shaping up! Below are more details, from CFA Preschool’s own Jen Bellosillo, whose homeschooling story was recently featured on philstar.com:

Dear CFA Family,

We are happy to announce new and exciting offerings that await families who decide to partner with us in their homeschooling journey.

We are offering the following Preschool Programs for School Year 2015-2016:

Nursery – 3 to 4 years old

Kinder 1 – 4 to 5 years old

Kinder 2 – 5 to 6 years old

Please see the Preschool Programs and Preschool Admissions Procedure and Requirements below.

Should you need more information about CFA Preschool’s programs and services, and to schedule an interview and child assessment, please email us at cfakinder@gmail.com.

Blessings,

Jen Bellosillo

CFA Preschool

Preschool Department

Preschool Programs:

Nursery – 3 to 4 years old

Kinder 1 – 4 to 5 yearsold

Kinder 2 – 5 to 6 years old

Program Features:

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Catholic Filipino Academy is affiliated with Barcelona Academy, a Department of Education-accredited school based in Marilao, Bulacan.

The CFA Preschool program features:

Monthly activities for you and your child to enjoy

– Moving-Up Day

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– Day of Anointing

– Family Day

– Buwan ng Wika

– Preschool Fair

– UN and All-Saints Day Celebration

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– Christmas Program

– Outreach

– Talents Day

– Recognition and Moving-Up Day

– Field Trips and Mini-Field Trips

Quarterly Workshops and Seminars for Parents

– Parents’ Equipping Workshops

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– Teaching Strategies

– Parents’ Recollection

– Parenting Seminars

Weekly Activities for Kids

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You have the option to join our Weekly Clubs where your child can discover and develop his/her passion and meet fellow homeschoolers, too!

Flexible Learning Materials

homeschooling in the philippinesWith CFA’s Preschool Program, parents have the option to use the materials of their choice or choose from our recommended books and materials for their homeschooling needs.

We have chosen the best locally published textbooks that parents can use as their main homeschooling material or as a supplement for their chosen curriculum.

A Learning Guide will also be provided to all enrollees which contain wealth of fun activities and lessons that you and your child will enjoy doing together.

Spiritual Formation Program

We want to help you raise your children to love God and serve others, and we are here to support you through our Spiritual Formation Program.

Parent-Coaching

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A Parent-Coach will be assigned to you to guide you in your homeschooling journey.

Reading Program

A Reading Program for ages three and above is available to help jumpstart your child’s learning.

Admissions Procedure

Step 1: Attend the Homeschooling Discovery Time (Orientation)

– For new families (Please email cfahdt@gmail.com for the schedule of the Homeschooling Discovery Time, or CFA’s Facebook page.)

Step 2: Schedule Parent/s Interview and Child Assessment

– Assessment is optional for Nursery and Kinder 1

– Assessment is conducted for the purposes of helping the parents in knowing what the child knows and what they can do in the different learning areas – oral language, early literacy, numeracy and motor skills at the time of entry to a particular grade level. Parents are given immediate feedback during the parents’ interview and recommendations are given based on the results of the assessment.

– Please email cfakinder@gmail.com for your interview and assessment

Step 3: Pay the Reservation Fee of P2,000 (non-refundable)

Step 4: Submit Requirements 

DO NOT SEND THE REQUIREMENTS UNLESS ALL DOCUMENTS ARE COMPLETE

(Submit all documents in a brown envelope labeled with the student’s complete name and grade level)

– Photocopy of Marriage Contract (If Applicable)

– Original & Photocopy of NSO Birth Certificate

– Original & Photocopy of Baptismal Certificate

– Previous School Records (If Applicable)

– 2 pieces 1 x 1 colored picture (White Collared Shirt/Red Background) WRITE STUDENT’S NAME AT THE BACK OF EACH PHOTO

– 4 pieces 2 x 2 colored picture (White Collared Shirt/Red Background) WRITE STUDENT’S NAME AT THE BACK OF EACH PHOTO

– Family Picture – WRITE STUDENT’S NAME AT THE BACK OF THE PHOTO

Step 5: Online Enrollment

– An online password will be emailed to you.

– Complete the enrollment form.

– School fees can be paid in cash or credit card.

– Wait for the confirmation email of your enrollment and instructions as to when to pickup your books and materials.

HAPPY HOMESCHOOLING! 🙂

For questions and further clarifications, please email cfakinder@gmail.com. There will also be a Homeschooling Discovery Time on May 5, 2015 — you can register here if you want to attend it and learn more about CFA’s Preschool program. Thank you and God bless!

(Image credits: First photo by Stuart Miles | FreeDigitalPhotos.net / “Learn” photo by Naypong | FreeDigitalPhotos.net / Other photos c/o Catholic Filipino Academy parents)

Posted on May 2, 2015 in CFA News

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Responses (10)

  1. Jet Boiser-Rosales
    May 19, 2015 at 8:20 pm ·

    My daughter just turned 3 last May 15 and I want to homeschool her. I have read the website details and I would like to know what should be my next step or who is the best person to talk to. Thank you.

    Jet Boiser-Rosales
    09185908731
    jhboiser@yahoo.com

    • Tina Rodriguez
      May 20, 2015 at 12:56 am ·

      Hi Jet! 🙂 Thank you for your interest. We will forward your message to Jen Bellosillo, who is in charge of the Preschool Department. You may also email cfakinder@gmail.com directly if you want. God bless!

  2. jemwell sigua
    May 20, 2015 at 10:28 am ·

    we are living here in Thailand and my daughter is 5 years old now, can she enroll in your homeschooling and is this accredited in the Philippines Department of education? if yes, may i know the licence number? don’t think bad, i just want also an assurance because we are not in the Philippines right now , hoping for your understanding.

    may i know the process for overseas homeschooling

    • Tina Rodriguez
      June 16, 2015 at 5:34 am ·

      Hello Jemwell! We apologize for the delayed reply — our website has been acting up lately, so we failed to see your inquiry. Please email cfakinder@gmail.com directly so they can address all your concerns. Thanks and God bless!

  3. Dominic
    May 26, 2015 at 9:15 pm ·

    (For the not-so-near future) I’m interested in homeschooling my children. However, I reside in Mindanao. Would that be a problem? Thanks and God bless.

    Dominic

    • Tina Rodriguez
      June 16, 2015 at 5:33 am ·

      Hi Dominic! 🙂 We are sorry for getting back to you so late — our website was acting up for a while. For inquiries, please email:

      cfakinder@gmail.com – For Preschool and Kinder
      cfainquiry@gmail.com – For Grade School
      cfahigh@gmail.com – For High School

      God bless!

  4. AIZA JALDON
    June 15, 2015 at 5:51 pm ·

    Hello,

    I have a 5 year old son and we decided not to enroll him in a formal school this year.
    We would like to try homeschooling.
    Hope you can assist us. Thank you!

    Mommy Aiza

    • Tina Rodriguez
      June 16, 2015 at 5:29 am ·

      Hi Aiza! 🙂 We have forwarded your inquiry to the CFA Preschool Department. Please wait for their reply. You may also email them directly via cfakinder@gmail.com. Thanks and God bless!

  5. sheylle
    June 15, 2015 at 11:12 pm ·

    hi,
    my daughter is 3.5 yrs old now and i want to start homeschool. she was born in dubai and currently staying here… can i enroll her for nursery even if we are not in phils?

    • Tina Rodriguez
      June 16, 2015 at 5:29 am ·

      Hi Sheylle! 🙂 We have forwarded your inquiry to the CFA Preschool Department. Please wait for their reply. You may also email them directly via cfakinder@gmail.com. Thanks and God bless!

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