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1. STELLAR 2.0 

Through STrategies for English Language Learning And Reading (STELLAR), we aim to strengthen the foundation of language learning in our students.

Lower Primary STELLAR
Lower Primary Stellar

Upper Primary STELLAR
Upper Primary Stellar

2. Pedagogy– The use of Differentiated Instruction (DI)

The skills learnt in both reading and writing lessons are reinforced in differentiated activities for according to our students’ readiness, interests and learning profile (Tomlinson & Moon, 2013).


3. School-based resources, print resources and integration of ICT


  • Explicit teaching of the language skills through customised worksheets       
  • Moo- O Reading Programme (P1 to P2)
  • Raz-Kids (Digital Library) Subscription (P3 to P6)
  • Little Red Dot Newspaper Subscription (P3 to P6) 

4. Holistic Assessment 

Guided by the principles of Assessment of Learning (AoL) and Assessment for Learning (AfL), the various modes of assessment include: 

1. Performance-based Assessment such as Pick and Tell, Reading Aloud, Stimulus-Based Conversation etc.

2.  Written assessments include some components of formative assessments, Weighted Assessments, Mid-year Examinations (cancelled for 2020) and End-Year Examinations.

  


Programme Highlights 2021

Programmes / ActivitiesLevel InvolvedDate
Training for WSA-EC Student Champions via SLS
P3-P6
Term 1 Week 3
Book Promotion and Just Write! during Monday Pre-assembliesP1- P6Ongoing
English Language Week
P1-P6 Term 2 Week 3
EL Signature Programme: Of Rhymes and RhythmsP1-P2 
Ongoing
EL Signature Programme: IJ OLQP Stage-off P3 to P4 
 Ongoing
EL Signature Programme: The IJ Manuscripts  P5 to P6 Ongoing
Library Etiquette P2 Term 1 Week 2
 Library Thematic Events and Borrowing Activities 
 P1 to P6 After Term 2
 Competitions: Moo-O Reading Awards and PESA 2021 
 P3-P6From Term 1 Week 5 

 

Programme Highlights 2020

Programmes / ActivitiesLevel InvolvedDate
WSA-EC Student Champions
P3-P6
Term 1 Week 2
Book PromotionP1- P6Ongoing
NLB Books 2 Go Mass Borrowing
P1-P6 Term 1 Week 5
Blind Date with a BookP1-P6 
February