New! Term 4 Letter & Calendar of Activities
We would like to extend a very warm welcome to all our students for the final term of the year 2014. Please take note of the announcements in our school letter and events scheduled for Term 4 below.
2014-93 15 Sep Letter to Parent & Calendar Term 4-2014.pdf
2014 Calendar Term 4 for Students & Parents.pdf
P1 & P2 Parents & Child Meet-The-Teachers Session (Holistic Development)
North Spring Primary School aims to develop our pupils to be self-directed, confident and adaptive 21st century learners. As part of our efforts, students from P1 & P2 will be given an opportunity during this session to lead parents through a discussion of their progress and achievements and to reflect on what he/she has learnt and achieved. The session will be held on Friday, 19 September 2014 in the afternoon. There will be no lessons on that day. The letter and user guide with more details are attached below.
2014-88 01 Sep P1&P2 Parents & Child Meet-The-Teachers Session-Holistic Devt.pdf
19 Sep MC Online Guide to Select Slot.pdf
Youth Sports Fiesta 2014
16 of our basketball students participated in the Youth Sports Fiesta Challenge 2014 organised by Yio Chu Kang CSC. A total of 18 schools took part in this event and we are pleased to announce that both our boys teams won the first runner-up and second runner-up position while the girls team won the second runner-up position. Here are our winners with in a photograph with PM Lee Hsien Loong, who was the guest-of-honour at the event.
National Day Honours 2014
We would like to congratulate our dedicated teachers Mrs Jaisri Thirunavukarasu and Mdm Zainab Bte Haron on being awarded the Long Service Medal and the Effieciency Medal by the President of Singapore.
Science Elementz Competition 2014
Good news from our P4 budding scientists. They have clinched a Bronze Award in the 2014 Science Elementz Competition. They competed against 9 other teams in the cluster and clinched the Bronze Award. Our P5 Team has also put in a lot of effort and enjoyed the process of investigative work thoroughly. They were awarded a Certificate of Commendation.
Haze Management Measures
The Ministry of Education (MOE) has its school continuity plan in place for the haze situation. The health and well-being of our students and staff are of top priority and all schools will take appropriate mitigation measures based on MOH’s health advisory for the day to ensure the well-being of our students and staff. The details can be found at MOE’s website at http://www.moe.gov.sg/haze/
You may also keep yourself updated with the advisories on the following communication channels :
MOE - www.moe.gov.sg or email@example.com.
WEATHER UPDATE - www.haze.gov.sg
Online Travel Plans for long weekends and School Vacation Periods
We thank parents who have made use of the online Travel Plans facility at our school website to submit their travel plans. In order to harness technology and save trees, only students without internet access will approach their teachers to obtain the hardcopy forms for submission. Please note that for Primary 1 students, a NIL return is necessary. For Primary 2 to 6 students, only those who are travelling need to submit their travel plans online via our school website. Please use our online travel declaration form (link on the left section on our school website's homepage) to inform the school of your child's travel plans. Those travelling during the long weekends are kindly requested to submit your travel plans as well.
N4 Cluster Chinese Drama Script Writing Competition 2014
During the June holiday, two groups of our P4 and P5 students participated in the N4 Cluster Chinese Drama Script Writing camp cum Chinese Drama Script Writing Competition 2014 held on 5th and 6th June 2014. This competition was organised by Mee Toh School. Pupils were provided with the opportunity to explore their creativity, and learn to write a 10 minutes script based on a single prop provided for them. Pupils will then perform the script that they have written on stage through the Chinese Drama Script Writing Competition.
A total of 13 teams from the cluster schools participated in this competition and I am pleased to announce that our P5 students had done our school proud. They had clinched the BEST TEAMWORK AWARD （ 最佳团队奖 ）. During these two days, all of them displayed teamwork, resilience, care and concern for their teammates. They displayed great teamwork and put up a good show for the audience and judges.
Road Safety Matters
Let us be good role models and obey traffic rules and let us take extra effort to be vigilant on the roads, especially in areas where children will congregate. Everyone has a stake in road safety. Let us work together to make our roads safer for ourselves, our loved ones and all road users. Please take note of the following information on Road Safety:
Letter to Parents on Safety Road Practices.pdf
Road Safety for Primary Schools.pdf
To learn more about Road Safety, click on this link from the Singapore Road Safety Council
MTL Portal for P4 and P5 Students
We are happy to announce that the iMTL Portal is now available to our P4 and P5 students. The link to the portal is located on the left menu bar on our school website. The iMTL Portal is a web-based portal developed by MOE that enhances students’ learning of communication skills in Mother Tongue Languages through meaningful feedback and self-directed learning. The portal provides students with more opportunities (within and beyond curriculum time) to learn and use the language in authentic contexts, thereby increasing exposure time to the Mother Tongue Languages. You can learn more about the portal by clicking on the links below to view the videos on YouTube.
Family Time for CCE Lessons
“Family Time” is a new feature in our Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) lessons. Click on the link to find out more. Family Time CCE.pdf
Parents in Education (PiE) website & MOE's Enhanced Parents in Education Mobile App
The Ministry of Education has a new website, Parents in Education (PiE), and we would like to encourage parents to visit this website for resources to help better support the education and development of your children. It contains articles on parenting tips, educational news, information on the school curriculum, and resources for parents to support their children’s learning at home. Please click on http://www.moe.gov.sg/parents-in-education to access the PiE website.
Parents can get quick updates on education-related information!
Parents can now input their children’s level of study, and receive updates customised to their profile. There is a new poll feature which provides improved interactivity. A new calendar function gives a quick overview of school holidays and various education-related events! You may wish to download the Enhanced Parents in Education Mobile App -- iOS or Android.
Supporting Singapore Students
The Ministry of Education has published an informational brochure on the various schemes and details on awards available for Singaporean students. Click on the link below to read more.
Supporting Singapore Students Brochure 2012.pdf