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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). HPPS Meeting with Parents of P5 GEP Pupils. Programme Principal’s Welcome Address Sharing of 2008 P6 GEP Performance in PSLE Introduction

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hpps meeting with parents of p5 gep pupils

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)

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

introduction1
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

school vision
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

school values
School Values

Respect

Integrity

Care

Excellence

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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

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Enriched Subjects

(P4 - P6)

English Language

Mathematics

Science

Social Studies

CL & HCL

Civics & Moral Education (CME)

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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

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GEP CURRICULUM

Tests, assignments, mini projects, portfolios, quiz, etc.

No ranking

Baseline standard for promotion is overall 70% (EL-65%)

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GEP PROMOTION CRITERIA

(P5 to P6)

  • Performance
  • Attitude
learning @ hpps
Learning @ HPPS
  • Physical Education
    • NAFPA Test
  • Art and Craft
    • Animation
  • Music
    • Soundtrack production
  • Civics and Moral Education
    • Pastoral Care
learning platforms @ hpps
Learning Platforms @ HPPS
  • Online Learning (web-based resources)
  • Fieldtrips
  • Out of Curriculum Enrichment
  • Competitions (National and International Levels)
intermingling efforts @ hpps
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.
other intermingling experiences @ hpps
Other Intermingling Experiences @ HPPS
  • Co-Curricular Activities
  • School Leadership Programmes
  • Fieldtrips (Local and Overseas)
  • School Camps
  • Interschool Competitions
special programmes @ hpps
Special Programmes @ HPPS
  • Individualised Study Options
  • Computer Enrichment Programme
  • CIP with Service Learning elements
individualised study options @ hpps
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

p5 computer enrichment programme
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
computer enrichment programme @ hpps
Computer Enrichment Programme@ HPPS

P5

P4

Game creation

Picture editing

Webpage creation

CEP Skills Buildup

in house counselling
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
pastoral care
PASTORAL CARE
  • 2 periods every fortnightly
  • Small group activities with teacher mentor
  • Extension on CME discussions
  • Pupil’s journal
teacher parent communication
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
supporting your child s learning
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
practical matters
Practical Matters
  • Textbooks, Worksheets & Files
  • Workload
  • Promotion to Primary 6 and allocation of classes
  • Tuition
  • CCA
  • Out of School Activities – Consent Forms
advice for parents
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
p5 gep english 2009 mdm rosaidah ghazali rosaidah ghazali@moe edu sg

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

filing
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
concept units
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

encourage your child to
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
how you can help
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
when things don t seem quite right
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
whatever it is be assured that
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.

statement phlosophy
STATEMENT + PHLOSOPHY
  • provide pupils with tools for

communicating + understanding the world

  • develop affective, creative +

thinking faculties

mathematics
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

social studies
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%
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RAFT
  • Role
  • Audience
  • Format
  • Topic

Caters to different abilities and interests

portfolio assessment
Portfolio Assessment

2 artefacts which can be

  • Extension of assignments
  • Transformation of assignments
  • Creation (a topic chosen by the pupil based on interests)
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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
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Let’s work together to make our

children’s journey meaningful and

enriching.

E-mail address: mashita_abdol_rahman@moe.edu.sg