Elyon Christian School values student interest and potential. We strive to give the students as much as possible opportunities to develop themselves based on their individual talent. Our enrichment program is carefully designed to support their development in order to achieve higher competence on the specific subject. It is a part of our character building program that will allow the students to explore their potential as a blessing from God. We give projects and tasks that holistically supports both academic success and positive personal growth. The activities are engaging, fun, innovative and encouraging for the students to seek the true value of advance knowledge.
This program is dedicated to developing students’ curiosity in science based on the environmental problem in a real-life situation. Our main purpose is to give the students an opportunity to discuss and analyze the problem at a different level in a group that has similar interest. The teachers act as a facilitator that guides the students to conduct deep research to find an innovative solution to the problem. We collaborated with krya.id on this program; an institution which is concerning to develop young learner’s critical thinking skill; to be aware and able to create solutions that meet our need in solving environmental problems.
The English Club is composed of a body that serves as leaders and facilitators of different activities in school. This student organization gives the student the opportunity to improve their English proficiency since the students are encouraged to interact in English when conducting the activities. Furthermore, this activity also allows students to develop their character and leadership qualities, such as time management skill, problem-solving skill, and communication skill.
At Elyon Christian School, we are committed to facilitating our students’ interest in arts. The art classes are provided regularly every week, depends on the students’ grade. Not only we give the music theory as a foundation, but the students can also practice their skill using various musical instruments and other artistic expressions. Our main goal is to encourage them to develop God-given talents and to glorify God’s love through a variety of avenues to worship. Furthermore, we introduce the students to Indonesian local wisdom through traditional music instrument lessons such as Kulintang and Angklung.
Singing and dancing take important parts of our Preschool curriculum. In early language development, singing helps to enhance their vocabulary and pronunciation, while dancing helps in sharpening their gross motor skills and body coordination. Starting from Playgroup B, the students are introduced to musical instruments which are handbell, Pianika, and angklung.
In Primary, the students learn about fundamental music theory starting from grade 1. The purpose of this lesson is to give basic knowledge and understanding of melody, rhythm, harmony, and intervals, which are useful for them in order to master a musical instrument. Each class also has a simple musical ensemble where the student can practice their vocal and play instrument according to their preferences (keyboard, violin, pianika, recorder, and kolintang). Besides the regular classes, the primary students can also take the music enrichment program after school where they can choose between choir and orchestra.
Secondary – High School
The secondary and high school students are given the opportunity to choose an art class based on their talent and interest, which are fine art, theater, and choir. Our goal is to create an educative environment where the student can express their creativity through art appreciation and how to give it back to the community. Each class is handled by professional teachers that ensure the students are thoroughly guided start from the basic skills. They will exhibit on-going work in several school displays as well as at large events such as the Christmas and Chinese New Year celebration. At the end of the academic year, the students will hold a showcase of their best artwork on the Elyon Art Festival and Graduation ceremony.