MTPS - Principal's Talk For Sec 2 Parents (Jan 2010)

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MTPS - Principal's Talk For Sec 2 Parents (Jan 2010)

  1. 2. Sec 2E1 Miss Reena Sec 2E1 Mr Ong Eng Yew Introduction of Form Teachers
  2. 3. Sec 2E2 Mdm Grace Lee Sec 2E2 Ms Candice Tan Introduction of Form Teachers
  3. 4. Introduction of Form Teachers Sec 2E3 Mr Shen Jian Sec 2E3 Mr Lim Zi Kai
  4. 5. Introduction of Form Teachers Sec 2E4 Mr Kelvin Gan Sec 2E4 Miss Nicola Cheong
  5. 6. Introduction of Form Teachers Sec 2N1 Mrs Susan Pang Sec 2N1 Miss Wu Wenai
  6. 7. Introduction of Form Teachers Miss Purana Sec 2N2 Ms Rene Wu Sec 2N2
  7. 8. Introduction of Form Teachers Mr Yeo Cher Hock Sec 2N3 Mr Tan Huong Sec 2N3
  8. 9. Introduction of Form Teachers Miss Ang Bee Lee Sec 2T1 Miss Nadra Sec 2T1
  9. 10. Introduction of Form Teachers Mdm Kalaivani Sec 2T2 Miss Yeo Ling Kee Sec 2T2
  10. 11. <ul><li>8:30 am Address by Principal and Key Personnel </li></ul><ul><li>School programmes for Sec 2 pupils </li></ul><ul><li>- Midyear Structured Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Possible 2010 subject combination for Sec 3 </li></ul><ul><li>9:30 am Question & Answer Session </li></ul><ul><li>10:00 am Parent-Form Teacher Dialogue Session </li></ul><ul><li>10.30 am End of Programme </li></ul>Meet the Parents Session
  11. 12. A dynamic institution that adds value to all Our Vision
  12. 13. To nurture every Bukit Viewan to be Creative , Passionate and Resilient learners who possess moral integrity and are responsible to self and society. Our Mission
  13. 14. Our Values <ul><li>ompassion for others </li></ul>ntegrity in character erseverance for excellence espect for self and others esponsibility in actions
  14. 15. School Theme 2010 E ngaging H earts, M inds and C ommunity
  15. 16. Compulsory Programmes <ul><li>Academic Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>School Character and Leadership Development </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichment Programmes </li></ul>
  16. 17. Academic Programmes
  17. 18. Sec 2 School Hours Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri 7:25am – 2:25pm 7:25am – 2:25pm 8:30am – 1:50pm 7:25am – 1:15pm 7:25am – 12:40pm
  18. 19. Note: Remedial lessons are for students selected by subject teachers Sec 2 School Hours Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri 2:25 – 3:15 Remedial 2:25 – 3:15 Remedial 3:30-6:00 CCAs 1:50 – 3:20 Remedial 2:00 -4:00 Conversational CL/ML/TL 2:30 – 5:30 CCAs
  19. 20. Weekend Homework & Holiday Assignments <ul><li>Purpose: to give more practice to our students and push them to excel. </li></ul><ul><li>Weekend Homework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures that your child reviews and revises all that have been taught in the class for the week </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Holiday Assignment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Given for all the four holidays: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec </li></ul></ul><ul><li>One week June structured programme </li></ul>
  20. 21. June Holidays <ul><li>Balance between Rest and Holiday Assignments/Revision </li></ul><ul><li>No part-time occupation </li></ul><ul><li>Sec 2 Structured Programme (Remedial/Enrichment Lessons) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>> 31st May – 4 th June 2010, Mon – Fri </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. Sec 2 Structured Programme <ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>To address areas of weakness in subjects that have been identified in Mid-Year Exams </li></ul><ul><li>To assist your child towards realising his/her potential in view of the year-end streaming exercise </li></ul>
  22. 23. Common Tests <ul><li>To check that the students have learnt the subject matter taught </li></ul><ul><li>To develop the habit in your child to constantly review and revise their work </li></ul>Note: Dates of Common Tests are found on Page 83 of Student Handbook
  23. 24. <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Progression </li></ul><ul><li>Chart </li></ul>
  24. 25. GCE ‘N’ LEVEL GCE ‘O’ LEVEL S 5N (A) SECONDARY EDUCATION PSLE SPECIAL/ EXPRESS COURSE (4 YRS) NORMAL(ACAD.)/ NORMAL(TECH.) COURSE ( 4YRS)
  25. 26. POST SECONDARY EDUCATION Centralised Institutes / Pre-U Centres GCE ‘O’ LEVEL GCE ‘A’ LEVEL Junior Colleges Polytechnics ITE APPRENTICESHIP UNIVERSITIES E M P L O Y M E N T GCE ‘N’ LEVEL S 5N (A)
  26. 27. Pass in EL AND a pass percentage in the average of all subjects? Promoted to Sec 3E Transferred to Sec 3N Yes No Secondary 2 Express
  27. 28. Promoted to Sec 3N Retained at Sec 2N Yes No At least Grade 5 in EL AND and 2 other subjects or pass in 4 subjects? Secondary 2 Normal (Academic)
  28. 29. Promoted to Sec 3T Retained at Sec 2T Yes No Pass EL or Maths AND one other subject? Secondary 2 Normal (Technical)
  29. 30. Grading Criteria Secondary 2
  30. 31. Grading Criteria: Normal (Technical) Stream Grades Marks (%) Description A B  75 70 - 74 Demonstrates very good understanding of the subject C 60 – 69 Demonstrates good understanding of the subject D 50 - 59 Demonstrate adequate understanding of the subject U  49 Has not met minimum requirements for the subject
  31. 32. Grading Criteria: Normal (Academic) Stream Grades Marks (%) Description 1 2  75 70 - 74 Demonstrates very good understanding of the subject 3 4 65 – 69 60 - 64 Demonstrates good understanding of the subject 5 50 - 59 Demonstrate adequate understanding of the subject U  49 Has not met minimum requirements for the subject
  32. 33. Grading Criteria: Express Stream Grades Marks (%) Description A1 A2  75 70 - 74 Demonstrates very good understanding of the subject B3 B4 65 – 69 60 - 64 Demonstrates good understanding of the subject C5 C6 55 – 59 50 - 54 Demonstrates adequate understanding of the subject D7 D8 45 – 49 40 - 44 Demonstrates elementary understanding of the subject F9  39 Has not met minimum requirements for the subject
  33. 34. School Character and Leadership Development Character Development Award 2009
  34. 35. CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK SCHOOL COMMUNITY PARENTS CARING & RESTORATIVE CULTURE CIPRR SELF AWARENESS SELF MANAGEMENT SOCIAL AWARENESS RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBLE DECISION MAKING CCA HEAD (Cognitive) HEART (Affective) HAND (Experience) Instructional Programme IPW Values Education (CME) Life Skills Training Career Guidance Cyber-Wellness Sexuality Education Leadership Development NYAA Aesthetic Programme Secondary One Orientation NE Arts Appreciation Programme Graduation Function Incentive Programme STEP-UP Programme Counselling Programme Bonding Camps CIP Learning Journeys Secondary Three Adventurous Camp Peer Support Programme PE & Healthy Lifestyle Programme Camps
  35. 36. STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK <ul><li>Our Desired Outcomes: </li></ul><ul><li>To nurture every student to become effective leaders and good role models who serve and lead with compassion and integrity . </li></ul>To equip every student with basic leadership skills To provide at least one leadership opportunity for every Bukit Viewan during their stay in the school
  36. 37. <ul><li>TRAINING (SPICE) </li></ul><ul><li>4-Year Progressive Training Plan for all students and Positional Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>Expansion of leadership opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Close monitoring of fair distribution of leadership opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment & Recognition </li></ul><ul><li>Half-yearly developmental assessment for selected leaders </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Good Leadership Performance Award’ for effective leaders </li></ul><ul><li>REVIEW & REFINEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Refinement through Students’ and Teachers’ Feedback </li></ul>VALUES & SEL STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK
  37. 38. INTEGRATING SEL INTO LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME 4-Year Progressive Leadership Training (SPICE) Sec 1 S elf-leadership Self Awareness Self Management Sec 2 P eer-leadership Self Management Social Awareness Relationship Management Sec 3 I nstitute & C ommunity E ngagement Social Awareness Relationship Management Responsible Decision Making Sec 4/5 Leaving behind a legacy Relationship Management Responsible Decision Making
  38. 39. 4-Year Social Emotional Learning Framework Levels Values Infused Skills Learned Sec 1 Respect Integrity Self-Awareness such as DISC personality profiling, building self esteem, developing effective communication Sec 2 Responsibility Compassion Relationship Management & Social Awareness such as managing emotions and conflicts and making responsible choices Sec 3 Perseverance Responsible Decision Making & Social Awareness such as managing stress and overcoming procrastination; Career discovery Sec 4/5 Conquering the last leap Learn practical learning strategies and examination skills; Developing winning attitudes
  39. 40. STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT <ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><li>To equip every student with basic leadership skills. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide at least one leadership opportunity for every Bukit Viewan during their stay in the school. </li></ul>Motto: To Lead Is To Serve; To Serve Is To Lead Vision: To nurture every student to become effective leaders and good role models who serve and lead with compassion and integrity.
  40. 41. <ul><li>Four Years Progressive Leadership Training ( SPICE ) </li></ul><ul><li>Sec 1 Self-leadership </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. “Character & Competence of a Leader”, “Overcoming Challenges” and leadership camps) </li></ul><ul><li>Sec 2 Peer-leadership </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Peer Mediation, Team Management, Sec 2 Cohort Basic Leadership Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Sec 3 Institute and Community Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Project Management, Sec 3 Cohort Servant Leadership Workshop and Sec 3 Adventurous Camp </li></ul><ul><li>Sec 4 Leaving behind a legacy </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Facilitation Skills Workshop </li></ul>
  41. 42. <ul><li>Good Performance Leadership Award (School) </li></ul><ul><li>National Youth Achievement Award (National) </li></ul>Recognition Leadership Opportunities
  42. 43. Community Service <ul><li>Every student will have to do 6 hours of community service per year </li></ul><ul><li>Involves visitation of old folks homes, collection of old newspapers, cleaning parks, etc </li></ul>
  43. 44. Our CCA Policy <ul><li>Every students must take one CCA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To ensure that our students are developed both intellectually and physically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn to work as a team and are given responsibilities </li></ul></ul>
  44. 45. LEAPS CCA Grading Scheme <ul><li>CCA Grading Scheme awards CCA points in these categories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>L eadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E nrichment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A chievement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P articipation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S ervice </li></ul></ul>
  45. 46. LEAPS CCA Grading Scheme <ul><li>Points are awarded for participation in CCA with at least 75% attendance </li></ul><ul><li>CCA bonus points awarded can be used for application to tertiary institutions </li></ul><ul><li>More information on Page 30 of Student Handbook </li></ul>
  46. 47. National Youth Achievement Award <ul><li>Launched by the President in 1992 to encourage young people to develop personal qualities of self-reliance, perseverance and responsibility to themselves, society and nation </li></ul><ul><li>Participants undertake activities in the areas of Service , Adventurous Journey , Skill s and Physical Recreation </li></ul>
  47. 48. School Graduation Certificate (SGC) <ul><li>Given to students upon graduation since 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>I ncludes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Exam Results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CCA Achievements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CIP & Character Devt involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testimonial </li></ul></ul>
  48. 49. Enrichment Programmes
  49. 50. Enrichment Programmes Student Development Life Skills Training: Effective Communications, Stress/Conflict management Sec 2 Leadership Training Program English       Reading Enrichment (subscription to ST) News in Class Creative Writing Zoo trail (2T)
  50. 51. Enrichment Programmes Art Digital Animation   Maths Zoo Trail (2T) ACE E-Learning System   Mother Tongue Subscription Papers / Magazines/ News-in-class
  51. 52. Enrichment Programmes HUMANITIES & NE   NE Learning Journey & Creative Writing Empowerment Workshop (with EL) IPW: Heritage website of Bukit Batok PE Hiphop programme during PE lessons (4 sessions) SCIENCE Data-loggers' Course
  52. 53. Enrichment Programmes ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAMME (ASSEMBLY) Appreciation of Dance Drama Performance Introduction to Cartooning Introduction to Vocal Ensemble Introduction to Latin Music I&E Problem-Based Learning Activities
  53. 54. Sec 2 Streaming Exercise 2010
  54. 55. The selection process is based on <ul><li>MERIT (Pupils’ academic results) </li></ul><ul><li>STREAMING CRITERIA </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils’ APTITUDE & CHOICE </li></ul><ul><li>TEACHER’S RECOMMENDATIONS (ATTITUDE) </li></ul><ul><li>AVAILABILITY OF RESOURCES </li></ul>
  55. 56. Results to be considered <ul><li>Overall marks for each subject is based on the student’s performance throughout the year. </li></ul>Note: Computation will be different for modular subjects CA1 SA1 CA2 SA2 15% 25% 15% 45%
  56. 57. Compulsory subjects for 3E / 3N * LIT Criteria: EL > 65% Sec 3 Express Sec 3 Normal 1 EL 2 MT 3 E Maths 4 Combined Humanities (Social Studies + Geog / Hist / Lit* ) 1 EL 2 MT (‘N’ / ‘O’) 3 E Maths (‘N’ / ‘O’) 4 Combined Humanities (Social Studies + Geog / Hist )
  57. 58. Coursework Subjects for 3E / 3N Sec 3 Express Sec 3 Normal <ul><li>Computer Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Design & Technology </li></ul><ul><li>(D&T) </li></ul><ul><li>Food & Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Design & Technology (D&T) </li></ul><ul><li>Food & Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul>Note: Pupils should not take more than 1 coursework subject.
  58. 59. Sec 3E Subject Combinations (in addition to the 4 compulsory subjects) 1 2 3 4 5 A Math Physics Chemistry Biology A Math Physics Chemistry CS A Math Physics Chemistry Science A Math * CS * DT * FN * Art Science POA * CS * DT * FN * Art <ul><li>SC ≥ 75% </li></ul><ul><li>Math ≥ 70% </li></ul><ul><li>EL ≥ 60% </li></ul><ul><li>Overall ≥70% </li></ul><ul><li>SC ≥ 70% </li></ul><ul><li>Math ≥ 70% </li></ul><ul><li>EL ≥ 60% </li></ul><ul><li>Overall ≥70% </li></ul><ul><li>Science ≥ 70% </li></ul><ul><li>Math ≥ 70% </li></ul>Criteria for CS: EL ≥ 60% Criteria for CS: EL ≥ 60%
  59. 60. Sec 3 N Out-of-Stream Subjects Subjects Entry Criteria Combined Science (Phy, Chem) At ‘O’ Level Science marks≥ 70% Maths At ‘O’ Level Maths marks≥ 70% MT MT marks≥ 75%
  60. 61. Sec 3 N Subject Combinations * POA Criteria: Maths ≥ 60% <ul><li>EL </li></ul><ul><li>MT (‘N’ or ‘O’ Level) </li></ul><ul><li>Combined Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>E Math (‘N’ or ‘O’ Level) </li></ul><ul><li>Science (‘N’ or ‘O’ Level) </li></ul>6. POA */ DT / F&N /ART
  61. 62. Compulsory subjects for 3T Sec 3 Normal Technical 1 EL 2 MT 3 Maths At ‘NA’/ ‘NT’ level 4 Science 5 Computer Applications (CPA)
  62. 63. Coursework Subjects for 3T Sec 3 Normal Technical <ul><li>Elements of Business Skills (EBS) </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Studies (TS) </li></ul>
  63. 64. Sec 3 T Out-of-Stream Subjects Subjects Entry Criteria Maths At ‘N’ Level Maths marks≥ 70%
  64. 65. Sec 3 T Subject Combinations * EBS Criteria: EL > 65% 1. EL, 2. MT, 3. Maths At ‘NA’/ ‘NT’ level 4. Science 5. Computer Applications (CPA) 6. Elements of Business Skills (EBS)/ Technical Studies (TS)
  65. 66. SCHEDULE Date For Information / Action to be Taken 18/05/10 Tuesday Sec 2 Streaming Survey 15/10/10 Monday Issue of List of 2011 Sec 3 Subject Combinations. Pupil to use template to rank his/her options after discussion with parents. 19/10/10 Tuesday – 26/10/10 Tuesday Pupil keys in options.
  66. 67. Date For Information / Action to be Taken 4/11/10 Thursday Release of Streaming Results 4/11/10 Thursday to 11/11/10 Thursday If pupil wishes to appeal Submit appeal forms and accompanying letter from parent /guardian to General Office by 11/11/10, Thursday 24/11/10 Wednesday Release of Appeal Results

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