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Quiz: Test Your Chinese New Year Knowledge

Amidst the ongoing festivities and celebrations, take this quiz to find out how much you really know about the Spring Festival. You may even learn something new about the tradition and practices surrounding Chinese New Year!         Let us be part of your child’s education journey today! Do call us at 63415516 or email ...

Important Education News of 2019

As we welcome 2020 and head into a brand new year, let us take a moment to recap and look back at some of the biggest education news of 2019. Language Elective Program (LEP) First announced by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in May 2019, the current Language Elective Program (LEP) will be further expanded ...

Post PSLE: Preparation for Secondary School

PSLE is over and it is now time to prepare your child (and yourself!) for secondary school. Entering a new environment and being surrounded by new faces can be quite an overwhelming experience for anyone, let alone a child. So, here are some tips to help your child cope and settle well during his or ...

Year-End Holidays 2019: Recommended Reads

We are halfway through the December school holidays and we hope that your child has been getting his or her well-deserved rest. After all the fun and games, it is a good idea to start hitting the books before school reopens. Here’s a curated list of recommended reads to get your child started! Lower Primary ...

Generation Z: Digital natives but are they digitally savvy?

What do you think is the appropriate age for a child to own a personal cellphone? According to a global survey conducted by Google earlier this year, children in Singapore are some of the youngest in the world to receive their first ever mobile device at the average age of  8 (compared to the global average ...

Subject-Based Banding for Secondary Schools

By now, you probably would have known or heard about the Subject-Based Banding (SBB) system that will soon replace the current streaming system in secondary schools. If not, well, here’s the lowdown on it. The current system Secondary school students are allocated to three different streams based on their PSLE scores. They can only take ...

Techniques to ACE Primary English Examinations

“How can I help my child to improve his/her English other than encouraging him/her to read more?” Well, reading will definitely support your child’s language development and this is something your child has to continue doing. Besides reading, you can also teach your child some other techniques that may help him/her to perform better during examinations. ...

Guide on PSLE Listening Comprehension

The PSLE Listening Comprehension Examinations will be held soon on 20th September 2019 (more PSLE dates here). They form Paper 3 for both English and mother tongue, and are weighted at 10%. Although relatively easy to score in, they are still a crucial component of the PSLE not to be overlooked. The ability to listen well is a ...

Ways to Go Green as a Family

Our island state is facing the threat of rising sea levels due to global warming and we are running out of landfill space. These environmental problems are part of an ongoing social issue that affects every one of us. We all know what the 3 R’s are, but have you been actively reducing, recycling and re-using Earth’s resources? ...

National Day 2019: Our Education System Through the Decades

With little natural resources to rely on, we are our very own assets and it is not difficult to comprehend the important role that the education system has played (and is still playing) in Singapore’s rapid growth. As we celebrate Singapore’s 54th year of independence, let us look back in history at the milestone changes in ...