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June Holidays 2019: Recommended Reads

“Reading is to the Mind what Exercise is to the Body” We are in the midst of the June School Holidays and there’s no better opportunity for your child to spend some quiet and quality time with a good book. Besides opening doors to new information and different cultures/places, reading also helps your child to ...

Are you also confused with this question?

Mr Gan ordered 45 pots of plants to decorate the corridor for a school concert. They were to be placed in a straight row from one end to the other end of the corridor at an equal spacing of 1.2m apart. On the day of the concert, Mr Gan was short of 11 pots of ...

Ways to Stay Active with Your Child

Importance of Physical Activity In today’s digital age, kids (and adults, too) are likely to spend their free time glued to screens instead of engaging in outdoor play and activities. This results in a sedentary lifestyle that can lead to weight gain and a slew of health problems in later life. In fact, having insufficient physical ...

Managing Academic Stress

Stress is one of the inevitable and common issues faced by students, especially in this increasingly competitive society where achieving academic excellence is generally perceived to be the ticket for an individual to become successful in life (and be the pride and joy of his or her parents). The importance of test/examination grades is thus ...

Useful tips for Oral Examinations

As an educator for many years, I have always received the same response from parents, "Isn't oral examination about talking? What's there to teach the children?" Well, it is indeed true to a certain extent. However, students may not perceive it as an easy task ...

Setting realistic expectation for your child

Recently, my daughter just sat for her school's Science assessment paper and she scored 15 out of 20. She handed me her paper and then asked me this question with a tinge of innocence, "Is this considered good?" I was taken aback. Why did she ask me this question? Have I been too hard on ...

Post PSLE: Choosing A Secondary School

You probably would have already heard that PSLE results will be released next Thursday, 22 November 2018. We understand how arduous it can be in choosing the right secondary school within one week. It is therefore crucial to gather as much information as you need before shortlisting the schools. Don’t know where to start? Let ...

Fostering Good Habits from Young

Growing up, we start to realize that most habits (good or bad) developed from our childhood remains and are difficult to change. Likewise, it is challenging to adopt new habits. So then, what are some good habits that we should cultivate in our child from young? Good reading and writing habits A teenager today typically ...

What’s Your Personality Type?

We are all constantly on a journey of learning more about ourselves everyday. Interacting with friends, meeting new people and working with others helps us to realise that we all have a unique personality, just like our fingerprint. Do you wonder what are your strength and weaknesses? Or how you actually work in a group? ...