Preparing Your Child for Primary School ~ A Parent Seminar by the Ministry of Education
Starting primary school is a big step in your child's life. To help you better understand primary school programmes and enable you to make key education decisions, the Ministry of Education will be conducting a seminar on Primary School Education. At the seminar, parents can look forward to sharing sessions by the school principal and a parent volunteer, as well as view the various programmes our primary schools provide.
The Primary Education System
Mr Tan Siew Tiong
Principal, East Coast Primary School
The primary school years are focused on giving students a good grasp of English Language, Mother Tongue and Mathematics; as well as helping children build character and cultivate good values and habits. Mr Tan will share with parents an overview of Primary School Education.
Supporting Your Child in Primary School
Mdm Lateffah Binte Mohd Noor
Chairperson, East Coast Primary School Parent Support Group
With the right support from parents and schools, children will be able to adapt well and build a strong foundation for learning. Mdm Lateffah will share practical tips on how to prepare your child for primary school so that he or she can have an enjoyable school experience.
Date : 23 February 2013, Saturday
Time : 9.00 am – 12.30 pm
(Registration starts at 8.30 am)
Venue : East Coast Primary School
8 Chai Chee Lane, Singapore 469031
Please email the following information to [email protected]:
• Name of Attendee(s)
• Contact Number
Tel : 8159 0690 or 8159 0790
Closing date : 19 February, Tuesday
Seats are limited and on a first-come-first-served basis.
Primary schools in the vicinity will be showcasing their schools' niche programmes to give parents a better idea of the programmes our schools offer.
Programme Showcase by Participating Schools
• Balestier Hill Primary School
• Bedok Green Primary School
• East Coast Primary School
• Farrer Park Primary School
• Ngee Ann Primary School
• Opera Estate Primary School
• St Anthony's Canossian Primary School
Details available on http://www.moe.gov.sg/events/seminars-for-parents/