Parent Support Group
The Parent Support Group (PSG) abides by its aim to support the school in providing holistic education for the young. This is done through supporting the school and teachers in their educational programmes, representing parents’ interest through enhancing communication between the school and parents, fostering positive educational partnership and to help the school advances her values and vision.
PSG supports special school event:
During the school’s 80th Anniversary celebrations, PSG members together took up 5 dinner tables during the Gala Dinner held in May 2012. The event was graced by the Minister for Education, Mr Heng Swee Keat.
PSG participates in regular school events and activities:
- PSG members show their camaraderie spirit over school events like: Parents Race at the Lower Primary Sport, P1 Orientation recruitment drive, School Open House publicity work.
- Members joined the school in building national pride and promoting racial harmony through NE events like the National Day celebrations, NE Show, Racial Harmony Day and celebrating ethnic festivals (eg, Mid-Autumn Festival).
- At the annual Prize-Giving and Speech Day, 14 PSG Book Prizes had been awarded to the top 2 positions of each level, including pupils from the Foundation Stream. This is to encourage pupils in their academic pursuits.
- At the Teachers’ Day celebrations, PSG contributes a big cake to show its appreciation of the teachers and celebrate the close rapport with the school.
- PSG members often help out with many other school activities like: Fruittie Veggie Bites, Reading programme, Heritage Museum, learning journeys, Play@Recess, Science Entrée, etc.
PSG organises events:
- The annual Mothers’ Day Fair allows a number of mothers to show their creativity. Sales of these handmade gifts taught pupils prudence as they buy meaningful little gifts, made by mothers, for their mothers.
- The annual Family Day is held on the weekend of the last school term. It is a time to bring families together after a year of hard work, both for the pupils and their parents. In November 2012, PSG organised a very successful Family Fun Bowling at the Civil Service Club. During this event, the school and PSG also launched the ‘Dads For Life’ movement.
- School Family Education. Workshops on parenting skills are conducted on Saturday mornings. The school has been a recipient of the SFE Award for having conducted at least 100 hours of parenting workshops in a year.
- Dads for Life. The school is a member this movement as of October 2012. PSG will try to encourage fathers to bond with their children through various activities.
Mr Aaron Ong