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Middle School

Middle School (Age 10 -14)

Middle School (Age 10 -14)

Experience the ideal fusion of the Cambridge International curriculum (CAIE), 21st-century learning skills, and Emotional Quotient at our middle school. Our tailored curriculum places the emotional and intellectual well-being of our learners at its core, fostering holistic development and equipping them to navigate the challenges of the future world confidently.

Dreamtime Learning Online School's Middle School Program is crafted for learners aged 10 to 13, covering the following grades:

Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Embark on an exciting journey with Dreamtime Learning Online School’s Middle School Program, where we recognise that early adolescence is a pivotal phase for cognitive, emotional, and social growth. Building upon the positive foundations from preschool and elementary education, our middle school learners delve into a realm of knowledge beyond mere facts and figures.
Fueled by character development tailored for success in a diverse society, these aspiring young minds are driven to make a positive impact. At Dreamtime Learning, we empower them to turn their aspirations into reality, cultivating a sense of purpose that extends beyond academic achievements.
As our learners transition to the next phase, they not only possess the academic skills necessary for high school challenges but also carry a commitment to creating a more just and better world. Our program is meticulously designed, keeping high school readiness in focus. Through an interdisciplinary curriculum, learners are encouraged to embrace an entrepreneurial spirit, equipping them for the swiftly evolving landscape.
By practicing essential communication skills, learners forge strong interpersonal connections and master purposefully selected technology tools. This approach fosters self-directed learning and the application of critical thinking, preparing them for high school and a future where adaptability and innovation are paramount. Join us at Dreamtime Learning, where education goes beyond the ordinary, nurturing young minds to be catalysts for positive change in our ever-changing world.
Explore a world of comprehensive learning with subjects ranging from mathematics and science to language arts and global perspectives. At Dreamtime Learning, we cover a diverse array of subjects to ignite curiosity and foster excellence.”

English (0500)

At Dreamtime Learning, we seamlessly integrate language and literature, empowering learners to think critically, communicate effectively, and express themselves confidently. Our curriculum, enriched with novels reflecting real-life contexts, imparts essential life skills and aligns with Cambridge language outcomes. Join us for a unique blend of language and literature that goes beyond conventional approaches, fostering a deep understanding of the power of words in shaping perspectives and preparing learners for both local and global engagement.
At Dreamtime Learning, our approach to mathematical capacity is both dynamic and immersive. Learners not only cultivate the discipline of practice but also master the art of utilizing a diverse range of resources to attain proficiency in mathematics. We believe in the potency of real-world experiences, where mathematical concepts are not just learned but applied, creating bridges to future success throughout their lives.
Our math curriculum is intricately interwoven with the everyday lives of learners. Through Engaging activities, interactive games, and practical applica

Mathematics (0580)

Tutions, we create an environment where mathematical concepts come to life. Whether relating mathematical principles to strategic thinking in games or deciphering mathematical patterns in movies, our learners discover the versatility and applicability of math across various contexts.
At Dreamtime Learning, we firmly believe that everyone can learn math. Valuing the importance of making mistakes, embracing the productive struggle, persisting through challenges, and upholding rigor, we empower learners to succeed in solving complex problems—a crucial skill set for their global future. Join us on a mathematical journey where learning extends beyond the conventional, and mathematical proficiency becomes a lifelong asset.

Science (0653)

In the realm of middle school science at Dreamtime Learning, our learners embark on a journey where they forge meaningful connections between the physical and natural world and their own lives. The curriculum encompasses a diverse array of scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, environmental studies, chemistry, and physics.
Our approach goes beyond traditional learning methods. learners are actively challenged to cultivate higher-level critical thinking skills through engaging avenues such as problem-based learning, collaborative group projects, immersive lab experiences, and insightful field trips. This hands-on approach not only enhances their understanding of scientific principles but also instils a passion for exploration and discovery.
We believe that science education should be an immersive and dynamic experience. Our middle school science program is designed to inspire curiosity, foster analytical thinking, and prepare learners for a future where scientific literacy is a key to navigating an ever-changing world. Join us as we ignite a passion for science that extends far beyond the classroom.

Global Perspectives (0457)

Explore global perspectives at Dreamtime Learning, where middle school learners connect with the world, delving into critical global issues. Our curriculum spans topics like the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, emphasizing poverty, inequality, and climate change challenges.
Learners analyze real-world issues, gaining insights into events like the Israel-Hamas conflict, fostering empathy and a nuanced understanding of complex situations.
Additionally, we explore cutting-edge subjects, including the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education. learners delve into the ethical implications, advantages, and challenges associated with AI, preparing them for the evolving technological landscape.
At Dreamtime Learning, our aim is to empower learners with both knowledge and skills, encouraging them to critically examine and contribute to the world’s most pressing issues. Join us on this journey as we guide learners to become informed global citizens, ready to positively impact our interconnected world.

Second Languages

Recognizing the significance of acquiring a second language, Dreamtime Learning places the power of choice in the hands of middle school learners. Here, we understand that a second language not only enhances communication skills but also opens doors to diverse cultures and global perspectives.

Hindi as a Second Language: (0549)

In our curriculum, learners can choose to explore Hindi as a second language. Beyond language skills, our program aims to connect learners with the vibrant cultural heritage of India. Engaging with Hindi literature and practical conversations reflective of daily life, learners gain proficiency with real-world applications. Interactive activities and cultural experiences deepen their understanding of Hindi, fostering appreciation for its nuances.

French as a Second Language: (0520)

Alternatively, learners can opt for French as a second language at Dreamtime Learning. Our curriculum not only imparts language skills but also immerses learners in the diverse and vibrant French-speaking world. Through captivating lessons, learners explore French literature, develop conversational fluency, and gain insights into Francophone cultures. Prioritizing real-world applications ensures that language learning becomes a dynamic and practical skill.
At Dreamtime Learning, the power to choose your second language is yours. Embrace the opportunity to broaden your linguistic and cultural horizons, whether through Hindi or French.

Third Language

Importance of a Third Language:

Recognizing the value of a third language, Dreamtime Learning empowers middle school students with the choice to further enrich their linguistic repertoire. Beyond communication skills, a third language enhances cultural awareness and opens doors to a multitude of global experiences.

French as a Third Language: (0520)

In our curriculum, students have the option to delve into French as a third language. Beyond language proficiency, our program immerses students in the diverse and vibrant Francophone world. Through captivating lessons, students explore French literature, develop conversational fluency, and gain insights into the richness of Francophone cultures. Real-world applications ensure that language learning becomes not only a skill but also a gateway to diverse global perspectives. We enhance the learning experience with pronunciation guides and listening exercises, fostering a comprehensive understanding. Additionally, our Learning Management System (LMS) provides online interactivity, making the learning process engaging and interactive.

Spanish as a Third Language: (0530)

Alternatively, students can choose Spanish as a third language at Dreamtime Learning. Our curriculum is designed not only to impart language skills but also to connect students with the dynamic and rich Spanish-speaking cultures. Engaging with Spanish literature and practical conversations reflective of daily life, students gain proficiency that extends beyond the classroom. Interactive activities and cultural experiences deepen their understanding of Spanish, fostering an appreciation for its linguistic nuances. Pronunciation guides and listening exercises are integrated into our curriculum, enhancing language learning. Moreover, our LMS offers online interactivities, providing students an interactive and immersive language learning experience.
At Dreamtime Learning, the choice to embrace a third language is yours. Whether through French or Spanish, you have the opportunity to broaden your linguistic and cultural horizons, with the added support of pronunciation aids, listening exercises, and interactive activities on our advanced Learning Management System
Digitally Driven
Digitally Driven -learning prepares learners with digital literacy skills for the future.
Relevant Content and themes
Learning makes sense when learners understand the purpose of learning, its relevance and connection to the real world.
Engaging Learning Experiences
We have adopted a student-centric approach to increase learner engagement” with “Repsonds to questions and/or directions”
Active and accelerated learning design
We use the active learning approach to instruction, in which all learners are asked to engage in the learning process
Multidisciplinary content
Our multidisciplinary approach (applying skills of one discipline in another) encourages the brain to seek for patterns which results in the development of a creative brain.
Taxonomy of Learning Framework
Our Instructional Design is in part modelled on Bloom’s Taxonomy. This taxonomy is a classification system used to define and distinguish different levels of human cognition i.e; thinking, learning, and understanding
Enquiry based pedagogy
Our learning design is centered on learners exploring, imagining, breaking rules, and synthesising.
Mapped to theories on neuroscience , behavioural science and future skills
Mapped to theories on neuroscience , behavioural science and future skills -Behavioural science tells us that learners need agency and autonomy to feel motivated to learn. So our instructional design gives learners choice and voice wherever possible
Everyplace Learning
Your child can be our learner from anywhere and everywhere in the world. Travelling for work or leisure will not interrupt learning.
Design thinkers
Design thinking is integral to entrepreneurship and empathy is integral to design thinking. Empathy development is a skill that all our learners will develop as an outcome of the learning experiences
Reflective Learners
Our curriculum is designed to help learners reflect on their learning as a more conscious process.
Excited about learning
Learning is exciting when a learner is able to demonstrate their learning in ways that are visible to others. Performance of learning is something that our learners will do on a weekly basis.
Adaptive thinkers
Our learners will be asked to look at conventional ways of doing things and ask ‘why’ and ‘what if’ questions to shake up the status quo way of thinking.
Media literate
Our learners will be engaged in understanding how to use and analyse different types of media.
Thinkers about thinking
Our learners will explore mental models of thinking. For example, embedded in the learning design are concepts that bring them to an understanding of what a fixed and growth mindset means.
Imaginative
Our learners will have the ability to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives, or possibilities that may be useful in solving problems, communicating and entertaining.
Moonshot thinking
Our learners will explore how society and education often tells us to play it safe: We say “walk before you run”. Children think ‘big’ naturally and we want to ensure that they keep doing that.
Emotionally intelligent
Our learning coaches will do regular emotional check -ins with our learners and work with them to expand their emotional vocabulary. Many of our sessions will encourage learners to take a walk in someone else’s shoes.

Daily Rhythm

Arrival - 15 Minutes

Morning Gathering - 15 Minutes

As the children join in the session with the help of their escorts or parents, they greet with courtesy and settle for the learning venture of the day.

English - 40 Minutes

A time to come together to explore different genres  through active reading and practice the art of using their own voice in structured composition and creative writing.

Movement Break - 1 Minute

This helps to  activate, energize and stimulate their brains. Brain Breaks use movement to stimulate neurological pathways and help both sides of the brain work together.

Mathematics - 40 Minutes

Exploring math at a deeper level, to linking it  to real life and asking them to come up with two ways to solve the problem and let them explain their reasons to their peers.

Water Break - 1 Minute

A time to stay hydrated.

Science - 40 Minutes

A time to engage in action packed sessions which inspire them to ask important questions as they investigate and explain, make predictions, and solve problems. 

Snack Break - 10 Minutes

Time to snack

Choice Time: 20-30 mins

Children choose activities based on their interests. The activities are designed to stimulate them to practice and achieve mastery in previously learnt skills.

Cambridge Global Perspectives - 30 Minute

A time to think about significant  local and global challenges or issues from different perspectives and explore solutions individually and in groups

Snack Break - 2 Minutes

Continuing with Global Perspectives - 30 Minutes

Movement Break - 2 Minutes

Snack Break - 2 Minutes

Second Language - 40 Minutes

Exploring different genres through a second language Hindi

Movement Break - 1 Minute

Art and design - 40 Minutes

A time to  develop and enjoy your creative abilities and invest in your passion and imagination,

Closure - 2 Minutes

This includes reflection time and flex time. Reflection time activities allow learners to recap what they have learnt and allows the facilitator to reinforce thoughts and ideas that will help learners grow and succeed. Flex time activities help in developing strength, health, focus and confidence among learners.

English (0500)

At Dreamtime Learning, we seamlessly integrate language and literature, empowering learners to think critically, communicate effectively, and express themselves confidently. Our curriculum, enriched with novels reflecting real-life contexts, imparts essential life skills and aligns with Cambridge language outcomes. Join us for a unique blend of language and literature that goes beyond conventional approaches, fostering a deep understanding of the power of words in shaping perspectives and preparing learners for both local and global engagement.

Our math curriculum is intricately interwoven with the everyday lives of learners. Through Engaging activities, interactive games, and practical applica

Mathematics (0580)

Tutions, we create an environment where mathematical concepts come to life. Whether relating mathematical principles to strategic thinking in games or deciphering mathematical patterns in movies, our learners discover the versatility and applicability of math across various contexts.

At Dreamtime Learning, our approach to mathematical capacity is both dynamic and immersive. Learners not only cultivate the discipline of practice but also master the art of utilizing a diverse range of resources to attain proficiency in mathematics. We believe in the potency of real-world experiences, where mathematical concepts are not just learned but applied, creating bridges to future success throughout their lives.

At Dreamtime Learning, we firmly believe that everyone can learn math. Valuing the importance of making mistakes, embracing the productive struggle, persisting through challenges, and upholding rigor, we empower learners to succeed in solving complex problems—a crucial skill set for their global future. Join us on a mathematical journey where learning extends beyond the conventional, and mathematical proficiency becomes a lifelong asset.

Science (0653)

In the realm of middle school science at Dreamtime Learning, our learners embark on a journey where they forge meaningful connections between the physical and natural world and their own lives. The curriculum encompasses a diverse array of scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, environmental studies, chemistry, and physics.

Our approach goes beyond traditional learning methods. learners are actively challenged to cultivate higher-level critical thinking skills through engaging avenues such as problem-based learning, collaborative group projects, immersive lab experiences, and insightful field trips. This hands-on approach not only enhances their understanding of scientific principles but also instils a passion for exploration and discovery.

We believe that science education should be an immersive and dynamic experience. Our middle school science program is designed to inspire curiosity, foster analytical thinking, and prepare learners for a future where scientific literacy is a key to navigating an ever-changing world. Join us as we ignite a passion for science that extends far beyond the classroom.

Global Perspectives (0457)

Explore global perspectives at Dreamtime Learning, where middle school learners connect with the world, delving into critical global issues. Our curriculum spans topics like the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, emphasizing poverty, inequality, and climate change challenges.

Learners analyze real-world issues, gaining insights into events like the Israel-Hamas conflict, fostering empathy and a nuanced understanding of complex situations.
Additionally, we explore cutting-edge subjects, including the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education. learners delve into the ethical implications, advantages, and challenges associated with AI, preparing them for the evolving technological landscape.
At Dreamtime Learning, our aim is to empower learners with both knowledge and skills, encouraging them to critically examine and contribute to the world’s most pressing issues. Join us on this journey as we guide learners to become informed global citizens, ready to positively impact our interconnected world.

Second Languages

Recognizing the significance of acquiring a second language, Dreamtime Learning places the power of choice in the hands of middle school learners. Here, we understand that a second language not only enhances communication skills but also opens doors to diverse cultures and global perspectives.

Hindi as a Second Language: (0549)

In our curriculum, learners can choose to explore Hindi as a second language. Beyond language skills, our program aims to connect learners with the vibrant cultural heritage of India. Engaging with Hindi literature and practical conversations reflective of daily life, learners gain proficiency with real-world applications. Interactive activities and cultural experiences deepen their understanding of Hindi, fostering appreciation for its nuances.

French as a Second Language: (0520)

Alternatively, learners can opt for French as a second language at Dreamtime Learning. Our curriculum not only imparts language skills but also immerses learners in the diverse and vibrant French-speaking world. Through captivating lessons, learners explore French literature, develop conversational fluency, and gain insights into Francophone cultures. Prioritizing real-world applications ensures that language learning becomes a dynamic and practical skill.

At Dreamtime Learning, the power to choose your second language is yours. Embrace the opportunity to broaden your linguistic and cultural horizons, whether through Hindi or French.

Third Language

Importance of a Third Language:

Recognizing the value of a third language, Dreamtime Learning empowers middle school students with the choice to further enrich their linguistic repertoire. Beyond communication skills, a third language enhances cultural awareness and opens doors to a multitude of global experiences.

French as a Third Language: (0520)

In our curriculum, students have the option to delve into French as a third language. Beyond language proficiency, our program immerses students in the diverse and vibrant Francophone world. Through captivating lessons, students explore French literature, develop conversational fluency, and gain insights into the richness of Francophone cultures. Real-world applications ensure that language learning becomes not only a skill but also a gateway to diverse global perspectives. We enhance the learning experience with pronunciation guides and listening exercises, fostering a comprehensive understanding. Additionally, our Learning Management System (LMS) provides online interactivity, making the learning process engaging and interactive.

Spanish as a Third Language: (0530)

Alternatively, students can choose Spanish as a third language at Dreamtime Learning. Our curriculum is designed not only to impart language skills but also to connect students with the dynamic and rich Spanish-speaking cultures. Engaging with Spanish literature and practical conversations reflective of daily life, students gain proficiency that extends beyond the classroom. Interactive activities and cultural experiences deepen their understanding of Spanish, fostering an appreciation for its linguistic nuances. Pronunciation guides and listening exercises are integrated into our curriculum, enhancing language learning. Moreover, our LMS offers online interactivities, providing students an interactive and immersive language learning experience.

At Dreamtime Learning, the choice to embrace a third language is yours. Whether through French or Spanish, you have the opportunity to broaden your linguistic and cultural horizons, with the added support of pronunciation aids, listening exercises, and interactive activities on our advanced Learning Management System

Dreamtime Unleashed: Beyond Books to Brilliance

In addition to our academic offerings, Dreamtime Learning provides a well-rounded education that nurtures students’ musical capacity, and artistic and design skills.
We also extend a range of essential support services, including:
  • Career Counseling
  • Psychologist Counseling
  • Work Education, encompassing vocational courses
  • Everyday Practical Life (EPL) and Community Service
  • Design Thinking Projects
At Dreamtime Learning, our commitment is to cultivate not only academic excellence but also holistic development and well-being through a diverse array of enriching programs and support services.
Digitally Driven
Digitally Driven -learning prepares learners with digital literacy skills for the future.
Relevant Content and themes
Learning makes sense when learners understand the purpose of learning, its relevance and connection to the real world.
Engaging Learning Experiences
We have adopted a student-centric approach to increase learner engagement” with “Repsonds to questions and/or directions”
Active and accelerated learning design
We use the active learning approach to instruction, in which all learners are asked to engage in the learning process
Multidisciplinary content
Our multidisciplinary approach (applying skills of one discipline in another) encourages the brain to seek for patterns which results in the development of a creative brain.
Taxonomy of Learning Framework
Our Instructional Design is in part modelled on Bloom’s Taxonomy. This taxonomy is a classification system used to define and distinguish different levels of human cognition i.e; thinking, learning, and understanding
Enquiry based pedagogy
Our learning design is centered on learners exploring, imagining, breaking rules, and synthesising.
Mapped to theories on neuroscience , behavioural science and future skills
Mapped to theories on neuroscience , behavioural science and future skills -Behavioural science tells us that learners need agency and autonomy to feel motivated to learn. So our instructional design gives learners choice and voice wherever possible
Everyplace Learning
Your child can be our learner from anywhere and everywhere in the world. Travelling for work or leisure will not interrupt learning.
Design thinkers
Design thinking is integral to entrepreneurship and empathy is integral to design thinking. Empathy development is a skill that all our learners will develop as an outcome of the learning experiences
Reflective Learners
Our curriculum is designed to help learners reflect on their learning as a more conscious process.
Excited about learning
Learning is exciting when a learner is able to demonstrate their learning in ways that are visible to others. Performance of learning is something that our learners will do on a weekly basis.
Adaptive thinkers
Our learners will be asked to look at conventional ways of doing things and ask ‘why’ and ‘what if’ questions to shake up the status quo way of thinking.
Media literate
Our learners will be engaged in understanding how to use and analyse different types of media.
Thinkers about thinking
Our learners will explore mental models of thinking. For example, embedded in the learning design are concepts that bring them to an understanding of what a fixed and growth mindset means.
Imaginative
Our learners will have the ability to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives, or possibilities that may be useful in solving problems, communicating and entertaining.
Moonshot thinking
Our learners will explore how society and education often tells us to play it safe: We say “walk before you run”. Children think ‘big’ naturally and we want to ensure that they keep doing that.
Emotionally intelligent
Our learning coaches will do regular emotional check -ins with our learners and work with them to expand their emotional vocabulary. Many of our sessions will encourage learners to take a walk in someone else’s shoes.

Daily Rhythm

Arrival - 15 Minutes

Morning Gathering - 15 Minutes

As the children join in the session with the help of their escorts or parents, they greet with courtesy and settle for the learning venture of the day.

English - 40 Minutes

A time to come together to explore different genres  through active reading and practice the art of using their own voice in structured composition and creative writing.

Movement Break - 1 Minute

This helps to  activate, energize and stimulate their brains. Brain Breaks use movement to stimulate neurological pathways and help both sides of the brain work together.

Mathematics - 40 Minutes

Exploring math at a deeper level, to linking it  to real life and asking them to come up with two ways to solve the problem and let them explain their reasons to their peers.

Water Break - 1 Minute

A time to stay hydrated.

Science - 40 Minutes

A time to engage in action packed sessions which inspire them to ask important questions as they investigate and explain, make predictions, and solve problems. 

Snack Break - 10 Minutes

Time to snack

Choice Time: 20-30 mins

Children choose activities based on their interests. The activities are designed to stimulate them to practice and achieve mastery in previously learnt skills.

Cambridge Global Perspectives - 30 Minute

A time to think about significant  local and global challenges or issues from different perspectives and explore solutions individually and in groups

Snack Break - 2 Minutes

Continuing with Global Perspectives - 30 Minutes

Movement Break - 2 Minutes

Snack Break - 2 Minutes

Second Language - 40 Minutes

Exploring different genres through a second language Hindi

Movement Break - 1 Minute

Art and design - 40 Minutes

A time to  develop and enjoy your creative abilities and invest in your passion and imagination

Closure - 2 Minutes

This includes reflection time and flex time. Reflection time activities allow learners to recap what they have learnt and allows the facilitator to reinforce thoughts and ideas that will help learners grow and succeed. Flex time activities help in developing strength, health, focus and confidence among learners.

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