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GEP screening test? Go or no Go

Poll ended at Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:26 pm

Must Go
7
35%
Can Try
11
55%
Don't Go
2
10%
 
Total votes : 20

Postby Herbie » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:34 pm

My DD will be going for the Leadership Camp in June.

:celebrate:

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Ipad for GEP centre

Postby aps » Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:20 pm

Hi Zann

NHPS will be using the Ipad, my P4 child told me that the class(gep) is waiting for the ipad.

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Postby Zann » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:54 am

Herbie wrote:My DD will be going for the Leadership Camp in June.

:celebrate:


:congrats: Herbie. Wonder which is the best time frame to plan for june and Nov holiday now? Any input from experienced GE parents who went thru P5 last years?

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Postby ksme » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:59 am

Zann wrote:
Herbie wrote:My DD will be going for the Leadership Camp in June.

:celebrate:


:congrats: Herbie. Wonder which is the best time frame to plan for june and Nov holiday now? Any input from experienced GE parents who went thru P5 last years?


Congratulations to your daughter, Herbie!

Zann,
Based on the calendar we got, looks like 2nd to 3rd week of June holidays might be good time to go on holiday. I think there is Maths Masterclass in 1st week of June Holiday.

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Postby ksme » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:59 am

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Postby ksme » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:00 am

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Postby TREX8 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:00 am

Agree with ksme that 2nd and 3rd week of June is a good time to go for holidays.

When DD was in P5 GEP last year, for Week 1 there was Math Masterclass and Spelling Bee Competition as well as an overseas school trip organised by the Chinese Department. Some kids selected for Math Masterclass had to miss the overseas trip. For Week 4, there was the Leadership Camp. DD attended the camp last year but for those who are not attending, then Week 4 is free.

For September holidays, there is a Creative Arts Programme (CAP) for selected GEP students. It took up about 3 days of the one week hols.

I don't remember there being any special GEP programmes during the year end holidays. Maybe some other parents can confirm this?


ksme wrote:
Zann wrote:
Herbie wrote:My DD will be going for the Leadership Camp in June.

:celebrate:


:congrats: Herbie. Wonder which is the best time frame to plan for june and Nov holiday now? Any input from experienced GE parents who went thru P5 last years?


Congratulations to your daughter, Herbie!

Zann,
Based on the calendar we got, looks like 2nd to 3rd week of June holidays might be good time to go on holiday. I think there is Maths Masterclass in 1st week of June Holiday.

TREX8
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Postby Herbie » Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:59 pm

hi zann andksme,
Thanks.btw, the leadership camp will be held from 2 to 4 june 2011.
:lol:

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Postby RogerTan » Tue Apr 05, 2011 11:33 am

Hi all,

Just wanna check, does anybody have a child who got into GEP but his sibling(s) didn't? How did the sibling who didn't get in feel and turn out?

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Postby Nebbermind » Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:13 pm

if there's a concern, then as parents we should start managing the expectation way before the screening/streaming so that we don't unintentionally make them feel guilty.

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