About Us

Who We Are

About Blooming Buds:
•Bilingual educational community where children learn English and Putonghua.

•Providing interactive learning experiences for children to become self-directed learners playing an active role in their acquisition of knowledge.

•Parent empowerment through information shared in playgroup classes, regular workshops and other home-school partnership efforts to support you in becoming an effective developmental partner for your child.

•Blooming Buds’ programs are tailored with Hong Kong’s unique and diversified cultural identity in mind.

Blooming Buds is a bi-lingual learning community inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education.

Reggio Emilia approach was identified as the best and most innovative preschools in the World by Newsweek 1991

About Reggio Emilia Approach:
•Founded in 1940s by Loris Malaguzzi and parents of villages in the city of Reggio Emilia, Italy.

•Influencing infant, toddler and preschool programs in leading corporations; including Google and World Bank.

•Viewing children as competent individuals who build upon their knowledge through experiences and social interactions with more advanced learners.

•Recognizing the importance of parental partnerships and the environment as a third teacher.

•Promoting a lifelong passion for learning and exploration.

Makes the Difference

The Whole Child Approach
We thrive to nurture every aspect of a child’s development including social-emotional, physical, language and cognitive growth
Highly Qualified and Devoted Teachers
Our teachers understand how and what children learn. They are passionate about providing fun and stimulating educational experiences and are dedicated to building a strong and positive relationship with each child
Character Education Program for Preschoolers
With respect to heritage, we promote the “Eight Virtues and One Wisdom Philosophy of Confucianism” (八德一智:忠, 孝, 仁, 愛, 禮, 義, 和, 平) which is deeply rooted in Chinese culture. Different character traits will be adapted and taught to meet the unique demands of Hong Kong’s diverse population and global perspective
School-Home Partnership
Parents and family members are invited to their child’s “celebration of learning events” following each unit of study and given ample volunteer opportunities to participate
Parents Empowerment
We organize parent education workshops to support parents in becoming the effective developmental partners for their child

Mission Statement

Our Vision

Make a Difference in Life

 

  • A cooperative community that inspires to build a solid foundation for effective learning and parenting through an innovative approach to early childhood education

 

 

Our Proposition

A Community for Exploration

  • The school: an enriching and fun environment where everyone enjoys being together to explore and celebrate learning  
  • Teachers: the nurturers to guide children to grow and optimize their individual potential   
  • Children: the agents to explore, discover, create and bloom  
  • Parents: the partners to facilitate developments of their children while growing together

Our Mission

Ignite the Passion of Lifelong Learning

  • Excite children’s curiosity and self-motivation  
  • Engage children in relevant activities to stimulate interest  
  • Flexible teaching style geared towards building on the strengths, thoughts and ideas of each child  
  • Be positive towards mistakes   
  • Learn from others’ strengths, knowledge and skills within the community

Our Values

Two “I”s + Three “C”s

  • Inclusivity: the education of children and encompassment of families to create an environment that inspires a lifelong passion for learning  
  • Individuality: the respect and acceptance of differences, every voice to be treasured and listened  
  • Curiosity: the basic human nature that motivates learning  
  • Creativity: the ability to create and see things through different perspectives  
  • Charity: the social value of contributing one’s personal strength to support others and to give back to the community

Our Promise

Explore a Flourishing Future

  • To the children: prepare children to become strong, confident individuals who are passionate to learn and give back to the community with their strengths  
  • To the parents: empower parents through a transfer of knowledge to nurture their children’s long-term growth  
  • To the caregivers: equip caregivers, such as family members and domestic helpers, with the skills and ability to support parents in taking care of the children’s learning outside of the classroom 

Blooming Buds Graduates Go To

Kindergartens/Local Schools

Small World Christian Kindergarten
Highgate House Kindergarten
St. Paul’s Kindergarten
Victoria (Belcher) Kindergarten
Kau Yan School – Kindergarten
Rhenish Mission School
St. Claire’s Primary School-Kindergarten
Hong Kong Man Sang Kindergarten
British Council International Preschool
Caritas Ling Yuet Sin Kindergarten
King’s College Old Boys’ Association Primary School No. 2

International Schools

Canadian International School
Hong Kong International School
Harbour School
English Schools Foundation (ESF)
Independent Schools Foundation Academy (ISF)
International Montessori School (IMS)
German Swiss International School
Hong Kong Academy
Island Waldorf School