CFA is more than just a school. It’s a home for your family.
We want your kids to be able to grow up in an environment that’s God-loving, passion-driven, and purpose-oriented.
We believe that we shouldn’t let other people take control of our own children’s education. We want only the best for them.
That’s why we have Catholic Filipino Academy, or CFA.
CFA was founded in 2005 by Bo Sanchez, renowned best-selling author and speaker, after he saw the benefits and blessings of homeschooling his own kids.
At CFA, your kid will learn to love God, study at his own pace, and get great grades too!
People often ask us, “Isn’t it lonely for the child, without classmates?”
We beg to disagree.
CFA is one of the few homeschooling providers in the Philippines that has regular events, fun field trips, and meet-ups that help build healthy social lives for our students. We even have the CFA Community, a powerful online club where students can interact. We have Elementary and High School orchestras, sports activities, music classes, Math enrichment classes, retreats, classes for preparing kids for the Sacraments, and many other activities for your kids.
We also have activities that help you build your relationships with your children, such as our Father-Son Day event.
At CFA, we value service to others, which is why we have regular outreach activities to places like Anawim, one of the Mercy Ministries supported by Bo Sanchez. We believe that building character is key to our children’s development.
We also emphasize the importance of entrepreneurship, especially among our high school students. We believe that being business-minded is one of the skills that is needed for building our country.
Because of this, at CFA, our students don’t just have classmates, they have a family that they can call their own. Not only that, they learn to value service to God and to others, plus appreciate and put into practice the principles of hard work.
We are the best school in the world, helping your child learn right in the comfort of your own home, at your child’s own pace, harnessing your child’s passions, towards the purpose that God has for your child. Period.
Our preschool program is for Nursery, Kinder 1 and Kinder 2.
Our elementary program is for Grade 1 until Grade 6.
Our high school program is for Grade 7 until Grade 10.
You’re homeschooling right now. Who taught your child to walk, to talk, to eat with a spoon, to kiss, to hug? You did that. We believe any parent — who feels called to homeschool, is committed and convicted to doing so, and is willing to learn how to do so —can homeschool their child.
For Grade 1, it’s usually 6 years old. DepEd requires at least 1 year of preschool, so you may enroll your child with our Preschool program when he or she is 5 years old (or younger — we now accept Nursery students or kids who are aged 3-4 years old). We follow the K-12 program of DepEd, so this includes our high school program.
For older children, they need to agree with your decision to homeschool. Explain the benefits! Tell them that they can pursue their passions, have adventures, pursue businesses, etc. Discuss these with them and try to make a decision together.
CFA follows the June to March school year.
We encourage at least one parent (the teaching one) to be home fulltime, or at least work only part-time, so that she can focus on homeschooling her child. But yes, you still can homeschool even if you’re working. You can find out more about this by attending one of our orientations for parents.
You can do research and you’ll be amazed at the available books and resources on the Internet about simplified ways to teach difficult subjects — and more amazed that you’ll be able to do it! Or you can consult the parent coach who will be assigned to you about this.
Homeschooling can be the best option for children with special needs, BUT this actually depends on your child’s particular needs and the recommendations of the specialists that you need to consult. CFA has connections with a Special-Education consultant. We accept children with special needs, depending on the recommendation of the SpEd consultant and the child’s doctor or therapists.
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