Primary

Primary Peer Support Program –  Session 7

19 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

In Peer Support Session 7 this week, children focussed on the skills of winning in a friendly way and coping with losing. The children participated in various activities and discussed how to accept the outcome of a game, no matter what it is, in a friendly way in order to maintain those friendships. How can I support Session 7 at […Read more]

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Reading Parent Workshop Years 3 – 6

14 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

In mid-May over 100 Primary parents attended 2 workshops. We spent the first fifteen minutes of the hour-long session as a group reflecting on what relevant research taught us. It reminded us that learning to read is a very complex task which can be broken down into five key areas: Phonemic Awareness – A child’s understanding that spoken language consists […Read more]

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Primary Peer Support Program – Session 6 and 7

12 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

In this week’s Peer Support Session ‘Joining in with Others’, the children explored how to join groups and how to accept others into their friendship group. The activities gave the children a chance to practise these skills, as well as how to say no in a respectful way, cope with being told no and inviting others to join them. How […Read more]

Primary

The Value of Student-Led Conferences

6 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Next Tuesday 11 June is an exciting opportunity for students in the Primary Division to share their learning with parents through Student-led Conferences. This one-hour session aims to provide parents with an insight into how their child is progressing at school. Since it is up to the students to share what they have been learning with their parents, they need […Read more]

Primary

ESF Chinese Talent Show and GAPSK mandarin recitation competition

6 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Results on ESF Chinese Talent Show Last month, we had more than 30 students from the Primary partake in the ESF Chinese Talent Show. Our students competed in various categories and achieved exceptional results as follow: Lower primary Yin Shing Lucas Jiang (Prep) (3rd Prize in Hard Pen Calligraphy, Native) Middle Primary Tiffany Tsz Wing Chan (Year 2) (1st Prize […Read more]

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Primary Peer Support Program –  Session 5 and 6

5 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

‘The Best Way to Play’ was the focus for Peer Support Session 5 on 5 June. During this session the students looked at how to play in a friendly way in order to maintain friends and build positive relationships. Through various activities the students discovered the importance of taking turns and having consistent rules throughout a game. How can I […Read more]

Primary

[Head of Primary] Week 6 Update

31 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Though we are nearing the end of Term 2, there is still a wide range of activities taking place across the Primary Division which have the students very excited about coming to school. Here is an update of our recent events and what is coming up for the remainder of this term. Chinese Week: June 3 – 6 It is […Read more]

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Primary Peer Support Program – Session 4 and 5

29 May 2019 Edmund Sze 0

This week in Peer Support, the vertical groups from Prep to Year 6 explored the idea of what it means to be supportive. The children focussed on the importance of support networks and the role that friends play in each other’s lives. Children constructed a visual representation of this during the session. How can I support Session 4 at home? […Read more]