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  1. HPPS Meeting with Parents of P5 GEP Pupils Date : 3 March 2009, Tuesday Time : 3.00 p.m. – 4.45 p.m. Venue: AVA Room (1st Storey)

  2. HPPS Meeting with Parents of P5 GEP Pupils Programme • Principal’s Welcome Address • Sharing of 2008 P6 GEP Performance in PSLE • Introduction • General Briefing on P5 GEP Curriculum and Assessment • Q & A • Interaction

  3. Analysis of PSLE 2008 Results

  4. Henry Park Primary School - Posting of P6 GEP pupils to Secondary Schools (2008 cohort)

  5. Direct School Admission (DSA) • 75% of the 2008 P6 GEP pupils in HPPS gained entry to secondary schools of their choices through DSA.

  6. INTRODUCTION Key Personnel Principal : Mr Ng Teng Joo Vice Principal : Mrs P Louis Dorai Senior HOD : Mrs Julia Wan HOD-GEP (Humanities) : Mrs Katherine Teo HOD-GEP (Math & Sci) : Mdm Julie See

  7. INTRODUCTION Subject Teachers Form Teacher (5Kindness), SC & IvP : Mr Chong Ming Ee Ephrem Form Teacher (5Loyalty), EL & IvP : Mdm Rosaidah Ghazali MA : Mdm Julie See SS : Mdm Mashita CL : Mr Lee (RT of Mrs Jean Loh) HCL : Mr Ng Eng Peng, Mdm Yang Lan In House Counsellors : (5K) Ms Tai Siew Ngee (5L) Ms Madelene Ng IRS : Mrs Chong Khim Ling (Coordinator) FPS : Mdm Lee Yoke Cheng (Coordinator) CEP : Mr Yip Yew Fei

  8. School Vision A Leader in Every Child - with Talents & Strength of Character School Mission To instill sound moral values in our pupils and to maximise their learning potential to the best of their ability so that they will be assets to the nation

  9. School Values Respect Integrity Care Excellence

  10. P5 GEP @ HPPS

  11. Content • greater breadth • greater depth • infusion of moral • ethical issues • Approach • more individualised • strategies to promote higher level thinking • independent learning • Environment • learner-centred • out-of-school learning experiences Variety in products Enrichment Model Basic Curriculum

  12. Enriched Subjects (P4 - P6) English Language Mathematics Science Social Studies CL & HCL Civics & Moral Education (CME)

  13. Differentiation WITHIN CLASS cater to different learning needs & entry levels Math, English & Science Core & Enrichment lessons 2 or more groups Identification: Diagnostic tests & teachers’ observations P4 & 5

  14. GEP CURRICULUM Tests, assignments, mini projects, portfolios, quiz, etc. No ranking Baseline standard for promotion is overall 70% (EL-65%)

  15. GEP PROMOTION CRITERIA (P5 to P6) • Performance • Attitude

  16. Learning @ HPPS • Physical Education • NAFPA Test • Art and Craft • Animation • Music • Soundtrack production • Civics and Moral Education • Pastoral Care

  17. Learning Platforms @ HPPS • Online Learning (web-based resources) • Fieldtrips • Out of Curriculum Enrichment • Competitions (National and International Levels)

  18. Intermingling Efforts @ HPPS • To promote greater interaction between GEP and Mainstream pupils • Pupils from the GEP classes and Mainstream classes are grouped together to attend lessons for PE, Art & Craft and Music.

  19. Class Structure

  20. Other Intermingling Experiences @ HPPS • Co-Curricular Activities • School Leadership Programmes • Fieldtrips (Local and Overseas) • School Camps • Interschool Competitions

  21. Special Programmes @ HPPS • Individualised Study Options • Computer Enrichment Programme • CIP with Service Learning elements

  22. Individualised Study Options @ HPPS P5 P4 • ISO by Pupils’ Interest • Individualised Research Studies (IRS) • Innovation Programme (IvP) • Future Problem Solving Program (FPSP) ISO Skills Buildup

  23. P5 Computer Enrichment Programme • Guided by teachers and expert vendors • Equip pupils with useful IT tools which can be applied to other projects • Topics include: • Photo Impact • Macromedia Flash • Macromedia Dreamweaver • Click & Play

  24. Computer Enrichment Programme@ HPPS P5 P4 Game creation Picture editing Webpage creation CEP Skills Buildup

  25. IN-HOUSE COUNSELLING • All P5 pupils meet IHCs during non-core curriculum time • IHCs work with pupils who need more help • IHCs work with parents and teachers to help pupils who require more help

  26. PASTORAL CARE • 2 periods every fortnightly • Small group activities with teacher mentor • Extension on CME discussions • Pupil’s journal

  27. TEACHER-PARENT COMMUNICATION • Modes of Communication • E-mail • Pupil’s school diary • Telephone • Formal Opportunities for Communication • Meet-the-Parents Session (Term 1) • Parent Conferencing (End Term 2 and End Term 4) • Reports to look out for • Teachers’ Feedback Forms (Early Term 2 and Early Term 4 ) • Report Books (End Term 2 and End Term 4) • Daily Assignment Reports • Topical File Checks – Content Pages

  28. SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING • Within Class Support • Form Teacher • Subject Teachers • PC Teachers • Within Level Support • Level Teachers’ meeting • In-House Counsellors • Pupil Counsellor • HOD GEP • Within School Support • GE Branch Counsellor • Principal

  29. Practical Matters • Textbooks, Worksheets & Files • Workload • Promotion to Primary 6 and allocation of classes • Tuition • CCA • Out of School Activities – Consent Forms

  30. Advice for Parents • Set realistic standards. Don’t compare. • Not all gifted pupils excel in everything • Be supportive & encouraging. Don’t pressurize. • Do not do work for your child. • They learn by doing. • Be resource persons • Help with general supervision and teach them to use their time well. • Work closely with teachers. • Allow your child to be a child yet allow for his/her growth. • Communicate with your child but respect his/her privacy

  31. Subject- Specific Briefing

  32. P5 GEP ENGLISH 2009Mdm Rosaidah Ghazalirosaidah_ghazali@moe.edu.sg

  33. FILING • light 5-part file - by term,may be left in the classroom • Section 1: Grammar • Section 2: Vocabulary • Section 3: Cloze/Comprehension • Section 4: Writing • Section 5: Concept

  34. CONCEPT UNITS Term 1: Mystery / Poetry Appreciation Term 2: Myth and Mythology / Poetry Appreciation Term 3: A Wrinkle in Time / Poetry Appreciation Term 4: A Wrinkle in Time / Poetry Appreciation

  35. Encourage your child to… • Do his/her best at all times. • Use HW Board • Keep a homework diary/notebook • Read widely and regularly (aloud, as well). • Reflect • Be patient with self and others

  36. HOW YOU CAN HELP.. • Supervise time management • draw up ‘after school’ time-table • help with filing, occasionally • check if homework is completed (diary?) • Encourage a balance between work and play • Provide support • sounding board; perspective • resource person; alternatives • just being there

  37. When things don’t seem quite right.. • Do remain positive • E-mail us or send us a note through your child • Call 6466 3600 & leave a message

  38. Whatever it is, be assured that.. … we’ll try to help BUT if we’re unable to, we’ll try to recommend alternatives ‘COS we’re human too.

  39. STATEMENT + PHLOSOPHY • provide pupils with tools for communicating + understanding the world • develop affective, creative + thinking faculties

  40. MISSION

  41. Mathematics • Sequence of Topics • Assessment Format - 2 CA and 1 SA - CA consists of 3 parts: * Part 1 – content mastery (Paper 1 and 2) [50 marks] * Part 2 – Investigation [25 marks] * Part 3 – Daily Assignments [10 marks] - SA focuses on content mastery (Paper 1 and 2)[100 marks] • Use of calculator - Problem solving and investigation - Can be used in PAPER 2 only as well as Investigation Test • Topical Filing • Enrichment Programme and Competitions - Primary Math Masterclass - Math Mentorship Programme - International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO) - National Mathematical Olympiad of Singapore (NMOS) - Maths Game Design Competition

  42. Science

  43. Science

  44. Science

  45. Social Studies • Assessment mode • RAFT Activity -20% (deadline 20 April 09) • Common Test-20% (12 May 09) • Portfolio-20% (deadline 13 July 09 ) • SA2-40%

  46. RAFT • Role • Audience • Format • Topic Caters to different abilities and interests

  47. Portfolio Assessment 2 artefacts which can be • Extension of assignments • Transformation of assignments • Creation (a topic chosen by the pupil based on interests)

  48. Portfolio Assessment Each entry must include the following areas : • Content knowledge and thinking And • Active citizenry (awareness of current affairs and community issues) And/or • Working in a team

  49. Let’s work together to make our children’s journey meaningful and enriching. E-mail address: mashita_abdol_rahman@moe.edu.sg

  50. Email Addresses of P5 GEP Teachers