June Holiday Programmes 2019

Registration is now open. Spaces are limited, reserve your seat now.

Enjoy a 20% discount off our holiday programmes if you register for Term 3 and 4 of our English enrichment course at the same time!

Pre-school

SPEECH AND DRAMA (KINDERGARTEN 1 AND 2)

A fun and engaging course where pre-school learners will get to explore a number of interactive stories, poems and songs. They will also have the opportunity to develop social and oral communication skills through circle time discussions, listening activities and exciting games. The specially designed course will help your child to develop concentration, build vocabulary, improve comprehension and early critical thinking awareness, and encourage creative thinking through imaginative play activities.

Course fees: $456 (5 days).

PHONICS FOR PRESCHOOLERS (KINDERGARTEN 2)

This programme helps to reinforce literacy skills for all students who need extra support in transitioning to reading fluency. Your child will learn about blends and syllabication, sight words recognition, phonics, tricky words and fluency practice. Storybook comprehension is covered as well.

Course fees: $547.20 (4 days) / $684 (5 days).

Primary

WRITING CHAMPIONS *NEW* (PRIMARY 1)

A new course specially developed for confident readers in Primary 1. As a class, we will read an award-winning story about a rabbit who takes a trip to the library and decides to read a story about wolves with some unexpected consequences! As well as comprehension activities, your child will also have a chance to act out parts of the story! After identifying the story's key features, they will have a chance to do their own research in class, complete a fact file, and have fun brainstorming ideas to write their very own creative story.

Course fees: $612.80 (4 days) / $766 (5 days).

LEARN AND EXPLORE - COMPREHENSION SKILLS 1 (PRIMARY 1 AND 2)

Improve your child's comprehension skills! Students will read from a range of engaging, fiction and non-fiction texts, and practise answering simple MOE question types. They will learn skills to reflect critically reflection on their reading and themes, preparing them for success in the coming semester.

Course fees: $612.80 (4 days) / $766 (5 days).

FACT AND FICTION - CREATIVE WRITING (PRIMARY 2 AND 3 )

In this five-day course, students will analyse and practise targeted language features of both situational and continuous writing text types. Your child will learn to develop characters and plots in narratives as well as how to use technical language in informational texts. At the end of the course, your child will take home a portfolio of work that they can reference when it comes to completing writing tasks for school. 

Course fees: $766 (5 days).

LEARN AND EXPLORE - COMPREHENSION SKILLS 2 (PRIMARY 3 AND 4)

Improve your child's comprehension skills! Students will read a range of modern fiction and non-fiction texts, broaden their general knowledge and analyse a variety of age-specific PSLE style question types.

Course fees: $612.80 (4 days) / $766 (5 days).

LEARN AND EXPLORE - COMPOSITION SKILLS 2 (PRIMARY 3 AND 4)

Improve your child's composition skills! Students will experiment producing more complex MOE text types with raised awareness of purpose, audience and context. It will sharpen their writing skills for better composition in the coming semester.

Course fees: $766 (5 days).

FACT AND FICTION - CREATIVE WRITING (PRIMARY 4 AND 5)

In this five-day course, students will analyse and practise targeted language features of both situational and continuous writing text types. Your child will learn to develop characters and plots in narratives and also explore how to write a good ending. Through letter writing, sports reporting and explanations, students will learn how to select the most important content points and arrange them chronologically. At the end of the course, your child will take home a portfolio of work that they can reference when it comes to completing writing tasks for school.

Course fees: $766 (5 days).

SPEAKING WITH CONFIDENCE (PRIMARY 4 AND 5)

Expressing your ideas clearly and coherently is a skill that will last a lifetime! Your child will have the opportunity to practise speaking skills by exploring themes and presenting them in imaginative ways. Through developing and expressing ideas in a supportive, constructive and fun environment, your child will also build greater confidence. 

Course fees: $612.80 (4 days) / $766 (5 days).

LEARN AND EXPLORE - COMPREHENSION SKILLS 3 (PRIMARY 5 AND 6)

Students will read a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts and critically reflect on and discuss topical themes. They will also analyse and practise a variety of MOE recognised question types relevant to the PSLE and Secondary school. At the end of each lesson, students will review the day’s reading, discuss the day’s themes, what they have learned and think about what they want to understand more about!

Course fees: $612.80 (4 days) / $766 (5 days).

LEARN AND EXPLORE - COMPOSITION SKILLS 3 (PRIMARY 5 AND 6)

Students will gain practice in more advanced writing techniques to produce quality pieces for success at the PSLE and in Secondary school..

Course fees: $766 (5 days).

Secondary

LET'S TALK ABOUT ART - ESSAY WRITING (SECONDARY 1 - 4)

Is graffiti considered art or vandalism? Are screen print copies art? Explore the works of popular artists and develop general knowledge through discussions on visual texts and reading texts in this essay writing workshop. Secondary students will have a chance to bring out their artistic views and present their ideas and opinions through the process of essay writing. Referencing street art and pop art, students will research, brainstorm, plan and write their essays. With peer and teacher feedback, they will be able to refine their final pieces.

Course fees: $306.40 (2 days) / $459.60 (3 days).

SOCIAL MEDIA AND ME - SITUATIONAL WRITING (SECONDARY 1 - 4)

Can you imagine a life without social media and apps? In this situational writing workshop, Secondary students will explore how social media affects their lives and the advantages and disadvantages of technology. Through current affairs articles, videos, listening texts and digital resources like apps and blogs, students will have a chance to think critically about social media and technology.

Course fees: $306.40 (2 days) / $459.60 (3 days).

SECRETS TO SUCCESS - PRESENTATION SKILLS (SECONDARY 1 - 4)

Develop presentation skills for success in school. This course will give students the opportunity to explore and discuss the secrets to success. Based on this theme, they will learn and develop the skills to give a successful presentation.

Course fees: $306.40 (2 days).

SWEET DREAMS- NARRATIVE WRITING AND COMPREHENSION (SECONDARY 1 - 4)

This course will use the context of Sleep and its effect on the brain. How can sleep help us learn? In class students will analyse a visual text on sleep and give their personal reaction to it. They will read and complete comprehension passages on Sleep and the Brain, answering language, content and overall meaning questions. This course also has two compositions. Students will brainstorm, organize and write a narrative and write an essay giving views on how technology will change how we use our brains in future. 

Course fees: $459.60 (3 days).

SUMMARY SKILLS (SECONDARY 1 - 4)

This course focuses on helping students develop a range of strategies to synthesise texts and write effective O-Level summaries. 

Course fees: $306.40 (2 days).

ESSAY WRITING (SECONDARY 1 - 4)

Students will learn and practise different sub-skills of writing to help them improve their writing performance.

Course fees: $306.40 (2 days).

DEBATE AND PUBLIC SPEAKING (SECONDARY 1 - 4)

This course challenges students to extend their speaking and writing skills to become more confident speakers and writers. Students will learn to understand the processes of British Parliamentary Debate. The course ends with a group debate competition.

Course fees: $612.80 (4 days).