The First Day of School For My Children

Mr Abdul Rahim B with his family – Abdul Rahim B – The first day of primary school must be a big day for children – or so we thought! But try asking them and you’ll be surprised by what they tell you. After all, most kids in Singapore would have attended playschool, nursery or at least two years of kindergarten before they enter Pri 1.

Nevertheless, I have “prepared” not one but three daughters for the first day of primary school over the last seven years; they attended Pri 1 in 2007, 2003 and 2000. Let me share my experiences.

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