Anglo-Chinese School (Junior)

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Blinglingzing
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Re: Anglo-Chinese School (Junior)

Post by Blinglingzing » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:49 am

This year was one of the toughest ever... odds for 2B SC<1km was 55% - 47 applicants for 26 spots.
Basically the uptake in Phase 1 and 2A were unusually high - dunno if its due to covid (people staying further away also choose to play it safe?) or simply that ACS alumni / parents were unusually reproductive in the horse year with baby boys!

Wouldn’t put it past for 2C odds to drop to 30-40%... since it looks like same number of applicants for half the number of places...

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Re: Anglo-Chinese School (Junior)

Post by Blinglingzing » Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:09 am

Hi fellow parents,
Am seeking out enrichment classes to occupy my kid for the afternoon (after school and before we come home at dinner time) ... any recommendations for enrichment classes nearby pls (preferably ones that my helper can bring him to by public transport / short cab ride / walking distance)?

Alternatively, any feedback on the school based student care centre? Is it mostly playing (like a daycare)? Do they give them any enrichment help with math / English / Chinese?

Thanks!

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Re: Anglo-Chinese School (Junior)

Post by Davischew » Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:27 am

Blinglingzing wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:09 am
Hi fellow parents,
Am seeking out enrichment classes to occupy my kid for the afternoon (after school and before we come home at dinner time) ... any recommendations for enrichment classes nearby pls (preferably ones that my helper can bring him to by public transport / short cab ride / walking distance)?

Alternatively, any feedback on the school based student care centre? Is it mostly playing (like a daycare)? Do they give them any enrichment help with math / English / Chinese?

Thanks!
The school-based centre (Epworth) is a basic student care, with no mandatory tuition and homework supervision. You can try Learning Leap, they will fetch the boys from school and send them to the student care. It's more structured with tuition and homework supervision daily, but more expensive.

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