Shichida is very age-specific and the reason being that it is based on research on childhood brain development. In any class, the children are aged within 3 months of each other. Even if your child and your friend’s child are the same age, they may be born more than 3 months of each other and therefore be placed at different levels. Children who were born prematurely may also be placed at a different age level to another child of the same age.

If a child is joining Shichida towards the cut-off age of 4½ years old , they may be placed in a level or two lower than their actual age. This is because from 4 years old the program builds upon a foundation that has been established from 6 months old and it can be difficult for new students to catch up. We want to give our new students the best chance to become familiar and confident with Shichida.

Due to COVID-19 we have changed the way we run our classes

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