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Dear Parents/Guardians,


We want to welcome back our pupils after the September term break. We believe our pupils have used their time wisely during the break and you had a good bonding time with them. We are now into the final term of the year and it will be another great term of learning for our pupils. We want to take this opportunity to thank our Primary 6 teachers for conducting extra lessons for our Primary 6 pupils during the holidays. We want our Primary 6 pupils to be well-prepared for their PSLE this term.


We would also like to thank our PE department teachers for organising a morning walk and hike at MacRitchie Reservoir on Saturday, 1 September 2018 for a group of our

pupils and parents. They had a good time, walking, exercising and bonding. We appreciate our teachers for making the effort to bless our pupils and parents. Thank you teachers.

Term 4 is always a busy term with many activities going on. Attached below is the calendar of events till the end of the term for your perusal. We look forward to your active participation in some of these activities especially our Lower Primary Sports Carnival and parent workshops. We will also want to specially wish our Primary 6 pupils well in their PSLE this year.

PSLE 2018
The PSLE begins with the Listening Comprehension on Friday, 14 September 2018. Primary 1 to Primary 5 pupils need not attend school on that day as all the teachers are involved in the conduct of the examination.
The PSLE written examination will be conducted from 27 September to 3 October 2018. School will be as usual for pupils from the other levels during this period.

Parent Workshop

The school will be organising a Parent Workshop on the 22 September 2018. The topic “Effective Ways to Manage Your Child’s Emotion” and the workshop will be conducted by Dr Richard Lim from the Centre for Advancement of Family Education on how to help our child to release negative emotions effectively. More details of the workshop can be found in the letter dated 10 September 2018. We look forward to your active participation in the workshop.

SA2 Examination
The SA2 examination for Primary 2-5 students, will begin with the oral exam from Monday, 8 October 2018 to Thursday, 11 October 2018. Written papers will be from Monday, 22 October 2018 to Friday, 2 November 2018. Please refer to the Scope Of Assessment letter for more details on the SA2 examinations. CCA/Remedial Lessons/Enrichment Classes
CCA/Remedial lessons/Enrichment Classes will continue from Monday, 10 September 2018 to Friday, 5 October 2018. In view of SA2, there will be NO CCA/Remedial lessons/Enrichment Classes from 8 October 2018 to 2 Nov 2018. Children’s Day
Pupils need not report to school on Friday, 5 October 2018 as it is Children’s Day, a school holiday. School will resume on Monday, 8 October 2018. PSLE Marking Days
Pupils need not report to school from Monday, 15 October 2018 to Thursday, 18 October 2018 as this period is set aside for PSLE Marking Exercise. The school will be conducting a Home-based Learning (HBL) Exercise during these days to promote independent learning and to allow pupils to learn at their own time and space using the Student Learning Space (SLS) from homes. This will also be a good time for our Primary 1 to Primary 5 pupils to revise their work at home in preparation for their SA2 Examination. School will resume on Friday, 19 October 2018. Promotion Day
Please be informed that all pupils need not report to school on Thursday, 8 November 2018 as teachers will be meeting to consolidate the examination results and work on promotion matters. Pri 1 Orientation For 2019 Primary 1 Pupils
The Primary 1 Orientation Day for our new Primary 1 pupils joining us next year will be on Thursday, 8 November 2018. There will be interesting activities for our new pupils, including a school tour to help them transit better to the new school environment. Primary 6 Graduation Day 2018
In celebration of Primary 6 pupils in completing their Primary Education, we will be having a Graduation Day for all Primary 6 pupils on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. More details will be shared nearer to the date. Parent Volunteers’ (PV) Appreciation Day
The PV Appreciation Day will be held on Saturday, 10 November 2018. We will like to show our appreciation to parents who have been volunteering their time and effort in supporting school activities. An invitation letter will be sent to parent volunteers nearer to the date. Lower Primary Sports Carnival
The school will be holding its annual Lower Primary Sports Carnival on Monday, 12 November 2018. As there will not be lessons, Primary 1 and Primary 2 pupils do not need to bring their school bags.
Please note that this is a normal school day and all pupils will report to school as usual. Parent-Teacher Dialogue
The school has set aside Wednesday, 14 November 2018 for parents/guardians to meet the teachers. This session will be held from 8.00 a.m. to 12 p.m. All pupils need not report to school on that day.
Parents/guardians are reminded to ensure that your child/ward is in school attire if he/she is attending the Parent-Teacher Dialogue. The uniform or T-shirt should be clean and it must be neatly tucked in at all times so that your child/ward will project a good image of the school. Recognition Day
Recognition Day is on Friday, 16 November 2018 from 8.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. Prize recipients and all Primary 6 pupils are required to attend school on that day.


  Strive for Progress Lim Chew Hiong Richard Principal

12 September 2018