So travelling probably won’t be on the cards for the 2020 year-end holidays, save maybe for a cruise-to-nowhere. What alternative plans are you making to ensure the kids spend their break meaningfully here on our local shores?
Check out these recommend enrichment classes, ranging from Math tuition to music workshops, tailored for various ages this November-December holidays.
Holiday Study Camps (4 to 17 years old) British Council
Napier Road Centre / Tampines Centre / Toa Payoh Centre
The English language is not just school subject, but a tool that is integral for developing problem solving skills, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. The British Council’s Holiday Study Camps are an opportunity for your child to explore the world beyond English and develop the 21st century competencies needed for academic and future success. Conducted by international teachers, the sessions include games, hands-on experiments and other fun activities. Get up to 25% discount for all new students.
Number of sessions: Weekly camps start every Monday
Fee: S$736/week + S$30/2 shirts (uniform), includes 7% GST, certificate and materials
Date: 23 November to 18 December 2020
9:00am to 1:00pm for students aged 4 to 12 years old
1:30pm to 5:30pm for students aged 13 to 17 years old
Elucidation is running a 5-day Math Concept revision class this November/December holidays. This Math Concept revision course is especially useful for Primary 5 students moving up to Primary 6, who are weak in their foundation concepts.
Number of sessions: 5 days
Duration: 2h per session
Time: 12.30 – 2.30pm
Group A – 30th November and 1st to 4th December 2020
Group B – 14th to 18th December 2020
2021 Primary School Chinese Preparatory Classes Zhou’s Academic Studio
#03-03 Goldhill Plaza / 144 Upper Bukit Timah Road #02-10
Putting in a lot of good phrases yet your child’s not getting decent marks in Chinese Compo? This December, join Zhou’s Academic Studio to learn how to be a vivid writer in Chinese composition. Your child will be taught the important techniques by experienced teachers. Story-telling, show-and-tell and oral classes are available too!
Unlock your child’s creative potential with Believer Music’s Kids Music Holiday Program, starting 23 Nov! Tailored for ages 5 to 16, experience the thrill and purpose that comes with learning a musical instrument. Limited to the first 30 registrations. Valid till 20 Nov. Click here for WhatsApp enquiry.
Be Prepared For The Upcoming Year! Ignite Tuition Centre
Blk 456 Jurong West 41 #02-726
Comprising a team of full-time tutors that are NIE-trained, Ignite Tuition Centre offers a specially crafted curriculum for all core subjects. Get ready for the upcoming year with Ignite’s head-start programmes that will allow students to be ahead of their peers for the new syllabus with ample time to grasp complex concepts through bite-sized lessons. Classes with sneak preview into the new year’s syllabus will be commencing in November.
Number of sessions: 5
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes per lesson (primary levels)
Receive a FREE mBOT Robot with every sign-up when you join DuinoCode’s 3-Day Young Coders Holiday Bootcamp. Let Christmas come early, with the opportunity for your child to exercise creativity in decorating their robots for the holiday season as they make their very first step into the world of text-based coding. Sessions are taught by MOE-registered instructors and no prior coding knowledge required! Limited seats, sign up now!
Science Centre Singapore School Holidays Programme
15 Science Centre Road
From kayaking into the wild to “filming” a stop motion animation and making sustainable beeswax product, the array of exciting year-end programmes at Science Centre Singapore is sure to keep you and your kids occupied this school holiday! Register early to avoid disappointment.
UNTAME: Beyond Boundaries Character Experience Science Centre Singapore
15 Science Centre Road
Join Science Centre Singapore as they celebrate Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics through a multidimensional experience online and onsite. Sign up for the UNTAME Pass to enjoy a character experience (Choice of Astronaut, Athlete, Magician, Cyborg) at the centre, full of interactive activities and a fun kit to bring home!
Number of sessions: 16
Duration: 3 hours
Fee: $80 (include admission to Science Centre Singapore)
During this special period, Confucius Institute, NTU has prepared interesting Chinese cultural- and language-related holiday programmes for children to learn, eat and play happily and safely so that they can have a fulfilling holiday in December.
Sessions: 2 to 4
Dates: 1) 7 December 2020 – 10 December 2020
2) 16 December 2020 – 18 December 2020
#06-05 Burlington Square / #15-04 Bukit Timah Shopping Centre
Get ahead of the new school year with high-quality small-group tuition at Future Academy. Its holiday crash course will be conducted by experienced tutors, including one of the top ten tutors in Singapore/former RGS teacher, Ms Yvonne Chen and former HCI Math HOD Mr Jason Lau.
JC Math Headstart (14 hours)
7 lessons on Saturdays,11:15am to 1:15pm, from 7 Nov to 19 Dec 2020,
at Bukit Timah Shopping Centre branch.
Topics: Inequalities, Series and Sequence, Calculus, Vectors
IB HL Physics Headstart (10 hours)
5 lessons on Saturdays 2-4pm, from 21 Nov to 26 Dec 2020 (no lesson on 28 Nov), at Bukit Timah Shopping Centre branch.
Topics: Measurement, Vectors, Motion, Forces, Work and Energy
Sec 1 Math Headstart
6 lessons (12 hours) on Saturdays 2-4pm, from 21 Nov to 26 Dec 2020, at Bukit Timah Shopping Centre branch.
7 lessons (14 hours) on Sundays 2-4pm, from 08 Nov to 20 Dec, at Burlington Square branch.
Topics: Factors and Multiples, Real Numbers, Expansion and Factorisation, Linear Equations
Year-end Holiday Camps 2020 Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy
5 Sennett Road (Nearest MRT: Bedok; Transfer to SBS Bus 137)
This holiday, kids of various ages can learn coding through game creation at the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy. Uncover your child’s talent by understanding the concept of coding and designing their very own game! Or learn Chinese through poetry with fun and engaging activities that teach Chinese characters and how children can express themselves.
The Logic Coder’s curriculum covers the three fundamental concepts of coding logic (loops, sequencing, and if/else), while incorporating math concepts to reinforce content taught in school. Certificates are provided on completion. Check out their three holiday programmes: Junior Coders (ages 6-7), Core Coding Logic Program (8-16) and Python Masterclass (11-16).
– Junior Coders ($400 for 4 days x 3hrs per day)
– Core Coding Logic Program ($500 for 2 days x 8hrs per day)
– Python Masterclass ($780 per module)
Date: October – December 2020
Time: Please call/WhatsApp 9695 3777 for available slots
531 Upper Cross Street #02-59 Hong Lim Complex (Nearest MRT: Chinatown)
Interested to play in a band? Let your kid learn and pick up the basics in different musical instruments in Ritmo Studio’s holiday camp.
– Basic strumming and chords on Ukulele ( for 7-10 years old) or Guitar (11 years old & above)
– Simple melody and chords on Keyboard
– Rhythms on Cajon & other percussion
– Experience jamming in a band
– Video presentation & recording
Number of sessions: 2
Duration: ½ day (4h x 3 days)
Fee: $350 (Early Bird Rate: $299, Group Promo: $250)
Holiday programmes for children from 6 months to 12 years old Super Duper Kids (BibiNogs@Tides)
217 East Coast Road, #02-05 Tides
Super Duper Kids (BibiNogs@Tides) offers special workshops for various ages. Nurture your child’s imagination, creative expression and more in their exclusive Bilingual (English & Mandarin) Speech & Drama Workshop. Develop critical thinking skills in their Math & Science Workshops. Increase proficiency in Mandarin through their daily Mandarin Immersion Workshops. Explore a new passion in their Baking Workshop. Quote “KSParents” for a 10% discount on fees!
Number of sessions: 2 – 5
Duration: 3 hours each
Fee: $180 onwards
Date: 19 Nov to 31 Dec 2020
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please check their Facebook page for information on the various workshops or call 6957 6900 or WhatsApp to 8915 5630 to enquire further.
Kindermusik camp is possibly all your child needs for engaged learning! The good things happen when there is music. Everything is better with music – story time, craft, movement, exploration, snack. Your child will do all that and also learn, learn, learn! A new session has been added at Kindermusik’s brand new location at Sengkang!
1) 7&8 December 2020 (Mon & Tues) at United Square Studio
2) 9 &10 December 2020 (Wed & Thur) at Sengkang Studio
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Age group: Almost 3 to 6 year olds
Enjoy a discount of $15 off camp fees when you sign up by 30 November 2020.