KSmom8 wrote:Way2GO wrote:allamanda wrote:
The problem is she doesn't like these 2 schools after visiting the school, I am thinking of how to send her to nanyang pri, she said that is her dream school. I still hv a son study in pm session just next to my block.. Anyone who is staying in the extreme east and going nanyang pri by sch bus? need some advice here..
Congrats allamanda on ur dd getting into GEP.
NYPS is a good choice. I am also staying in d East.
The school bus does ply this route - it is one of d longer routes;
If I recall correctly from the transport vendor,
it takes about 45 mins - 1 hour from East to NYPS;
cost about 100+ per mth;
On CCA days, bus leaves at 4 pm; on some days when GEP activities overshoot this timing, u still need to arrange alternative transport but is not often.
If u drive, it only takes < 1/2 hour to reach NYPS in the mornings.
U can get more details from d transport vendor when NYPS arrange a briefing for incoming students.
Personally I don't recommend selecting a school that is far away unless the child has private transport. I feel that it is simply too tiring to travel on bus before / after a long day in school. But that's just my opinion... ...
I remember one of the criteria for MOE to decide whether to allocate the school to the child is distance of your home to your preferred school, so you should include detailed reasons to support your choice of school especially if the school is very far from your home.
yes, i agree with you. her current sch is just next to my blk, she can get up at 7am and still can make it for the assembly at 7.25am. for st hildas, my husband can send her by bike, is just 5mins away. walking may take 15mins. she can even "long pung" my neighbors' car. she refuses to join guzheng or violin as cca. she can pick up any instruments easily with the music background in piano, guitar, liuqin/ruan etc.. she insisted 'a sch with chinese orchestra"..that is her min criteria.. sign...