What Your Child Needs To Know Before Entering Primary One
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What Your Child Needs To Know Before Entering Primary One

Entering Primary One is a milestone for your child's academic journey. Here are some of the skills and abilities your child needs to adapt to his/her education in primary school. 1. Reading and Comprehension Skills Your child should know the alphabets, and be able to identify common sight vocabulary words. Know his phonics and be...
International or Local School – Which is Better Education Choice?
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International or Local School – Which is Better Education Choice?

When it comes to education in Singapore, parents have a plethora of choices. They can choose to place their children in local schools or international schools (if they meet the criteria). Singaporean kids can enroll in international preschools. However, they are not eligible to enter International schools during their formative studies (primary school) unless they…

Criteria To Choosing The RIGHT Primary School For Your Child
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Criteria To Choosing The RIGHT Primary School For Your Child

Location, proximity to home, and the reputation of the school are some of the criteria parents look at before they decide on the primary school to register their child in formal education. Other criteria that determine a primary school include the entry criteria such as if the entering child has any older siblings already studying…

Home-based Learning Kit for Parents (Primary & Secondary Students)
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Home-based Learning Kit for Parents (Primary & Secondary Students)

Here are some quick tips from the Ministry of Education (MOE) to support your children in their home-based learning (HBL) and how you can guide them through this circuit breaker period. 1. Set-up Conducive Learning Space Many secondary school students would have a dedicated study table at this age. However, there are some teenagers who…

11 Introduction Ideas to Begin Your English Compositions
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11 Introduction Ideas to Begin Your English Compositions

A compelling start to your story grabs your reader’s attention. The readers in this instance, are most likely your school teachers. Having read hundreds, if not thousands of primary school compositions, the ability to still arrest your school teachers’ attention gives your composition an edge in grades over your peers. Your introduction should be interesting….

A Parent’s Guide. Preparing Your Child To Enter Primary School
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A Parent’s Guide. Preparing Your Child To Enter Primary School

It's a milestone moment when your child reach the age to enter formal school — Primary One. Many parents have a lot of questions such as "which primary school is the right one?" or "What are the criteria to consider in choosing a school?" We get it. That's why we put together this comprehensive Parent's Guide...
DIY VIDEO: How to make Fluffy Slime at home!
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DIY VIDEO: How to make Fluffy Slime at home!

Hello there, so if you have primary school-age kids, you will know that there is an ongoing trend on DIY slime. My 10-year-old got into the slime action and was actively experimenting and making different types of slime – Fluffy Slime, Glitter Slime, Clear Slime, basically any kind of slime you can think of. What…

PSLE: How To Score A-star in Composition Writing
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PSLE: How To Score A-star in Composition Writing

“Scoring an ‘A’ or ‘A*’ in his/her composition writing is achievable,” says my son’s English form teacher at the beginning of PSLE year (2016). The skeptic in me though was not convinced. While English has always been my son’s strongest subject, he still struggles with composition and hovers in the above average marks. Having a…

Kids Share About Study Stress In Singapore Schools
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Kids Share About Study Stress In Singapore Schools

Singapore education is tough on their students. Elizabeth Knight-Hassell, who has lived here most of her life with her British citizens parents, attended and graduated from an elite Singapore primary school. She is currently attending an International School in Singapore.  In the first year at the International School, she was tasked to write a reflective...
Singapore Science Center: The Human Body Experience, Robotics & More
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Singapore Science Center: The Human Body Experience, Robotics & More

The kids just could not get enough of this exhibit. The kids could not wait to enter the exhibit but there is also that tingling feeling of uncertainty about what they will find inside “the body”. What a marvelous way to stimulate their curiosity to learn!!!   The Human Body Experience (HBX) is a walk-through attraction that…