About Us


St. Andrew Kim Korean School was established in 1999 and is affiliated with St. Andrew Kim Parish in Surrey. It is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to expand Korean culture through innovative teaching methods and cultural activities. There are ten different levels of classes designed for students from pre-school to adults. We provide an engaging classroom environment as well as an opportunity for students to grow into positive individuals with pride for their heritage. We strive to maintain the highest quality of education by recruiting and training professional faculty and securing safe and comfortable facilities. The followings are some characteristics of our Korean classes.
1. Classes based on the student's language proficiency
2. Learner-centered teaching methodology focused on listening, speaking, reading, and writing
3. Understanding Korean languagethrough cultural education
4. Dynamic classes using the authentic materials
5. Understanding Korean society by watching Korean moviesand dramas.
Tokki-ban (Class Rabbit)

In this class, students aged 3.5 to 4 years old learn Hangul alphabets and simple words based on play activities. Students become familiarized with Korean speaking environment and culture by being naturally exposed to Korean fairy tales, songs and plays.

Saseum-ban (Class Deer)

In this class, students aged 5 years old learn to understand Hangul consonants and vowels, acquire the principle of sounds, and combine them into simple words.Students learn to recognize the sound and shape of Hangul consonants and vowels through the names of common objects.

Haneul-ban (Class Sky)

In this class,students aged 6 to 7 years old listen to fairy talks, discuss and speak their own opinions, and read and write simple words. Students understand Hangul consonants and vowels, and can combine them into simple words.

Bada-ban (Class Ocean)

In this class,students aged 7 to 8 years old learn to speak their own opinions after listening to stories, make up the rest of the story, discuss, and write simple stories. Students learn words with double consonants, diphthongs, and final consonants, and can read and write words in Korean.

Karam-ban (Class River)

In this class,students aged 8 to 9 years old learn to speak and write their own ideas after listening to stories, discuss, and learn about Korean culture and historical stories. Students improve on Korean vocabulary to speak or write various sentences that fit each situation or circumstances through reading story books.

Nuri-ban (Class World)

In this class, Elementary school students who need to focus on speaking skills can improve their listening and speaking skills through a variety of language activities and cultural experience activities. Students become familiarized with commonly used Korean sentences and can apply them in the real world. Students learn simple daily conversations in Korean and read and write simple sentences in Korean.

Hanbyul-ban (Class Star)

In this class,students aged 9 to 10 years old acquire how to speak and write their own opinions, and learn about Korean history and culture through diverse activities by utilizing various materials. Students can read different kinds of writings, and can express their ideas and feelings in Korean through speaking and writing.

Miru-ban (Class Dragon)

In this class, upper grades of Elementary school students learn to express their own opinionsintowriting by utilizing various materials, present in front of classmates, understand Korean history, and analyze historical figures. Students can read different kinds of writings, and can express their ideas and feelings in Korean through speaking and writing.

Raon-ban (Class Joy)

In this class, upper grades of Elementary school students and Secondary school students can read and write various genres of Korean literature, analyze and research historical figures, and learn about critical thinking and discussion activities.

Hanul-ban Beginner (Class Space)

In this class, adults and secondary school students, who have little or no previous knowledge of Korean, learn Hangul alphabets and pronunciation structures. They are introducedto simple vocabulary, taught to write and read simple sentences, and are exposed to Korean culture activities and Korean songs. Classes are divided into different levels according to the students’ abilities to read, write, speak, and understand Korean. Also, Korean dramas are watched and critiqued to expose the students to Korean culture.

Hanul-ban Intermediate (Class Space)

In this class, adults and secondary school students, who know basic Hangul and are able to read and speak simple sentences in Korean,learn everyday communication skills by watching Korean dramas, and they are taught Korean grammar, Korean history and culture, and learn roleplaying activities in Korean.Classes are divided into different levels according to the students’ abilities to read, write, speak, and understand Korean. Also, Korean dramas are watched and critiqued to expose the students to Korean culture.

Hanul-ban Advance (Class Space)

In this class, adults and Secondary school students, who can read and write Hangul, learn how to read long stories, express their own ideas, research Korean culture and history, discuss these matters after watching Korean dramas, and are also exposed to various Korean songs and stories. Classes are divided into different levels according to the students’ abilities to read, write, speak, and understand Korean. Also, Korean dramas are watched and critiqued to expose the students to Korean culture.