Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School Ahmad Ibrahim Primary pupils are resilient, of good character and civic-minded. They are passionate about developing their own unique potential talents and are Future well equipped Preparing Yourand Child for the for the future. They are anchored in the values of Excellence, Integrity, Continuous Learning, Respect and Innovation. Year Head (P5 &P6) Mdm Yang Tzy Shing email at [email protected] Assistant Year Head (P6) Mr Steven Lim Wee Kiat email at [email protected] School main line: 6759 2906 The P6 journey Exams Term Test 1 Dates 25 Feb – 3rd Mar SA1 28-30 Apr(Paper 1), 13-19 May (Paper 2) Prelim 23 July (Oral), 30-31 July (LC) PSLE Oral 20-21 August* (tentative) Prelim 24-28 August PSLE Listening 18 September* (tentative) PSLE written papers 1-7 Oct*(tentative) Weekly Supplementary classes Monday 2.10-3pm Mathematics 3-3.50pm Mathematics Tuesday 2.10-3pm English 3- 3.50pm Wednesday 2.10-3pm 3-3.50pm Science Mother Tongue/Foundation Mother Tongue Foundation Science Science (6 Excellence) CCA starts from 3.50pm- 5.45pm (Mon-Wed) PSLE Preparation Booster Study Camp I Study Camp II June 24- 26 Sep Holiday (3 days) (7.40am-1.40pm) Study Clinic July – Sep (Mon-Wed 4.00pm-5.00pm) *For focus group and individual consultation * P6 students will step down from CCA after June Quality learning Experiences Learning focus Activity A Confident person Time CCE Camp 1: Survivor Term 1 CCE Camp 2 Term 3 Self leadership Resilience Respect Quality learning Experiences Learning focus Activity Overseas Immersion to JB Time Term 1 Social Studies Field Trip: Citizenship Asian Civilization Museum Term 4 Values-in-Action: Service learning to All Saints Home Term 4 Global perspectives NE: CBD Heritage Trail Active contributors Term 4 Cross-cultural skills Quality learning Experiences Learning focus Activity Sch-based CCE: Stress Management Talk Sch-based CCE: Self Motivation Talk Self management Sch assembly: and Social Skills School Discipline , Study skills Safety talk Graduation Lunch cum Social Etiquette class Self-directed learners Continuous Learning Time Term 2-3 Term 2-3 Term 1-4 12 Nov Responsible decision making SEd (Growing Years programme) 8 30-min lessons conducted during School-based CCE period by our school SEd trained teachers. Details of the lessons will be available on the school website. Parents may opt their children out of the Growing Years programme. The opt-out form will be given at the start of the year and available on the school website. New CCE (MTL) curriculum (used to be CME) “Family Time”, a new feature in the Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) lessons provides suggested activities for families to bond. These activities enable values to be taught gradually over time, allowing parents to partner schools on this meaningful journey of values inculcation in their children. Quality Learning Experiences Learning focus Enhances Creative Ability to express thinking skills themselves Appreciate beauty and different art forms Aesthetics To become more cultured individuals who are better able to appreciate beauty and are knowledgeble of different art forms Activity Time Drumming Term 2 Batik Painting Term 1 AI20 concert 4 June Preparing Your Child for the Future How can my child be prepared for the future? How can I increase my child’s motivation to learn? How will my child be prepared for the PSLE? How can I support my child? Increasing Motivation Study Tips 1. Reasons why you want to succeed – Make a list 2. Choices in my life – What do I see myself in 10 years’ time? 3. Time Management – Study Log Card, using little bits of time e.g. waiting for a next teacher to come, waiting at a bus-stop 4. Distractions in my life – handphone, tv, computer (gaming/social media), Ipad 5. Memory skills – Note taking, review cards, concept mapping, mind mapping, associations e.g. formula for Speed & Volume D S T Speed Formula V L B H Volume Formula Increasing motivation Study tips - Before the Exams An average person has to take 7 times to remember things. Practise Practise Practise Revise Revise Revise Goal Setting • Study Log • Daily, Weekly, Monthly targets • Chart your progress • Reward yourself when a goal is achieved Monthly Weekly Daily Individual Targets My targets/ goals for 2015 2015 Home Personal Time Table Mon 9am Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun In School 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm Parents’ Signature:______________ Study Area • • • • Good lighting Comfortable chair & table Have everything ready Positive messages around study area • Gather positive notes from family members – eg. All the best! You Can Do It! I can learn ANYTHING. I CAN DO IT! Affirmation Good value Class Party Overseas Trip % Improve Chart • All work and no play (physical activities)makes one imbalanced! • Eat healthy and balanced meals. • Snack healthily. • Exercise daily to relax body & mind (60 minutes* per day) * Recommended by World Health Organisation It takes a whole village to raise a child ~African proverb Kindly proceed to the back of the hall and our teachers will guide you to your children’s classroom for a briefing by the Form and Co-Form teachers.