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River Valley Primary School

P1 Orientation 2009

School Website:




Address by Principal

Briefing by HOD/PE & CCA

Sharing by MOH

Parents’ Support Group (PSG)


Q & A Session

Administrative Matters

Mr Danny Poh (Principal)

Mr Phang Eng Poh (Vice-Principal)

Mdm Jumaliah


Ms Ying Pik Tho


Ms Kathleen Lee


Ms Ng Chin Ngoh HOD/MT

Mr Roy Lee HOD/PE, CCA

Ms Tan Hui Ping HOD/Sc

Mrs. Joanna Lee HOD/PD

Ms Siti Suhaila


Ms Ang Chye Gek


Ms Evelyn Ng

LSP Coordinator

Mr Ahmad Najip


School background
School Background

Established in 1985 through merger of River Valley Chinese/ River Valley English & Kim Seng Primary Schs

School moved to its current premises in March 2004

School background1
School Background

Present enrolment about 1600 pupils

Staff strength of about 75 teachers


“Inspiring Learners, Edifying Leaders”

To nurture our students to be FUTURE-READY


providing a Total Education in River Valley Primary School.


Strive for the Best

Serve with Respect

Lead with Integrity

Live with Compassion

Learn with Excellence



RVPS has consistently achieved good quality results in PSLE.

School is committed to offering a holistic education to all pupils and help them reach their optimal potential.

Primary education
Primary Education

Primary 1 - 4

Foundation Stage

Emphasis on

Basic numeracy (Maths)

Literacy in EL and MT

P1 Curriculum

English 14 periods

MT/ CME 15 periods

Maths 9 periods

Life Sciences 1 period

Social Studies 1 period

Aesthetics 4 periods

Health Edn 1 period

PE 3 periods

Assembly 1 period

Total 49 periods



Foundation Stage



Based on EL, MT, Mathematics and Science at end of Primary 4

Subject-Based Banding

Orientation Stage

4S + HMT


2S + 2F


Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE)

Appropriate Courses in Secondary School

Progression Paths for Primary School Children

School routine
School Routine

P1 - 1.00 pm - 6.30 pm

(Wed) – 12.30pm – 6.30pm

12.50pm (12.20pm on Wed)

: Report to school

6.30pm : Flag Lowering Ceremony

Recess : 3.00 – 3.30 pm

School Hours (pm session)

First Day of school – Mon 4 Jan 2010.

P1 pupils to assemble at Games Hall by 12.45pm

Student leaders will assist pupils in the first week of school

For the first 2 days, parents may choose to join their child/ward during recess at 3pm.

Parents are requested NOT to enter the barricaded area in the canteen.

Pupils to report in their school uniform and pin on their name tag.

Name tag to be pinned on uniform for identification on Orientation Day and whole of January.

Parents to write their child’s name, address, and contact number on the reverse side of the name tag so that teachers can contact them should the need arise.

Dismissal of Pupils

Pupils assemble at Parade Square (Level 2) for

flag-lowering ceremony. They will be led to the Games Hall to line-up for school buses / Gate 3 to wait for parents. Pupils going home by Gate 4 will be led by a teacher who will be with them till 7 pm. They will be brought to office to wait for parents if not collected by then.

During wet weather, there will be no flag-lowering ceremony and pupils will be dismissed from the Games Hall.

Parents who send their children to school by car
Parents who send their children to school by car

Please do not drive into the school premises except on rainy days.

Students are to alight at Gate 1 or Gate 3 and walk into the school.

Please DO NOT stop vehicle in front of school gate.

Based on their performance pupils will be identified for
Based on their performance, pupils will be identified for:

Learning Support Programme (LSP)

Remedial lessons

Learning support programme
Learning Support Programme

Aims to help P1/ P2 pupils in their EL through small group teaching on a regular basis.

Lessons taught by the LS Coordinator (Ms Evelyn Ng) and has MOE’s support.

Lessons are conducted within curriculum time during one EL period per day.

LSP pupils are weak in EL but are NOT necessarily slow learners.

Pupils are to be in their school uniform (including shoes) at all times, even during school vacation.

Pupils should not bring too much pocket money to school, wear or carry expensive items, toys or items that might endanger others.

Pupils’ Uniform

School canteen
School Canteen at all times, even during school vacation.

Food in the canteen is meant for pupils and staff only (as well as PSG helpers on duty).

A range of healthy food is sold at reasonable prices.

Parents can preorder food for their children.

Visitors to the school
Visitors to the school at all times, even during school vacation.

Should you need to see your child on urgent matters, please

Report to the Guard Post at the gate.

Inform the guard the purpose of visit (eg dentist, bookshop, appointment with teacher).

Collect a Visitor’s Pass to be worn for identification.

Return the Visitor’s Pass before you leave the school.

Appointment to see a teacher
Appointment to see a Teacher at all times, even during school vacation.

If you need to see your child’s teacher :

Make an appointment with the teacher

Via Staff Room phone at Tel : 62357190 / 67342050 or

Office Phone - 67371785 or

Email (address on school website)

Pupil Handbook at all times, even during school vacation.

Serves as a communication tool between teachers and parents.

Every pupil is to purchase the Handbook which will be available at the bookshop.

Folder for letters from school

Books to bring on 1 st day of school
Books to bring on 1 at all times, even during school vacation.st day of school

All parts 1A of textbooks and workbooks

Word Bank Book

2 single-line Exercise Books

1 big-square Exercise Book

1 single-line Jotter Book

School Handbook

Other important information
Other important information at all times, even during school vacation.

Please read the School Handbook for other important information:

School attire

Opening hours of school gates

Bookshop Hours

Dental Clinic Hours

THANK YOU! at all times, even during school vacation.