Ctss symphonic band_mtp(sec 1)_jan2011

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Ctss symphonic band_mtp(sec 1)_jan2011

  1. 1. 2011 CT Winds Meet-the-parents session 26 February
  2. 2. Programme <ul><li>Introduction of Instructor and Teacher in charge </li></ul><ul><li>LEAPS CCA system </li></ul><ul><li>Training Days </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A session </li></ul>
  3. 3. Band Directors <ul><li>Mr Alvin Seville </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Meroy Heng (assistant) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Teachers in charge <ul><li>Mrs Long </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Lee Zong Geng </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Hafidz </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Koh Shu Jiun </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Li Min </li></ul>
  5. 5. Co-Curricular Activity Guidelines <ul><li>Co-Curricular Activities play a key role in the holistic development of our pupils and is compulsory for all pupils in secondary schools. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Admission to tertiary institutions <ul><li>Achievements in CCA may give pupils an advantage in gaining admission to the tertiary institution of their choice. </li></ul>Junior Colleges Centralised Institutes Polytechnics/ Institutes of Education CCA grades may be used as one of the subjects to meet the entry requirements. Pupils who obtain an ‘A’ grade in CCA will be given two bonus points, while those who obtain a ‘B’ or ‘C’ grade will be given one bonus point. Pupils who meet the requirements for admission to the polytechnic/institute of education can also use CCA points to compete for places in the institutions.
  7. 7. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>Pupils are awarded points for their CCA at the end of the 4 or 5 secondary school years. </li></ul><ul><li>The CCA points can be converted to a grade, and may be used in their application for admission to centralised institutes, junior colleges, polytechnics and institutes of technical education. </li></ul><ul><li>The CCA Grading Scheme has been designed to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a) encourage continuous CCA participation; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b) reward sustained effort, contribution and achievement; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c) develop and recognize leadership qualities. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>L E A P S </li></ul>Leadership Enrichment Achievement Participation Service Max: 12 Max: 3 Max: 15 Representation:8 Attainment: 6 Accomplishment: 6 Max: 10 Max: 5
  9. 9. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>Leadership points are awarded for pupils who have shown leadership qualities. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drum Major </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Band Major (Admin) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Band Major (Music) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Conductors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quarter Masters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Librarians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sectional Leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pupils who resigned from their posts, without valid reasons, will not be awarded points for the activity. </li></ul>L eadership
  10. 10. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>Enrichment points are awarded for the completion of Character Development Programme (CDP) modules. </li></ul><ul><li>Organised by the school’s Pupil Development department. </li></ul>E nrichment
  11. 11. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>Achievement points are sub-categorised into </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accomplishment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Representation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Represent school in inter-school, regional and international competitions, Singapore Youth Festival Central Judging. </li></ul></ul>A chievement
  12. 12. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>Achievement points are sub-categorised into </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accomplishment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Attainment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>awarded to pupils who attain awards that are of a non-competitive nature, such as the National Youth Achievement Award. </li></ul></ul>A chievement
  13. 13. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>Achievement points are sub-categorised into </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accomplishment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accomplishment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>awarded to pupils who win awards at interschool, national, regional and international competitions. </li></ul></ul>A chievement
  14. 14. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>Participation points are awarded for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attaining at least 75% attendance rate. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation in intra-school activities, school performance, SYF Opening Ceremony (outdoor events) and National Day Parade. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Participation points are NOT awarded when </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance rate is 50-74%  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CCA points scored for the year not computed. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CCA points accumulated in earlier years can be retained for computation when the pupil rejoins a CCA and fulfils the 75% attendance rate criterion. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance rate is <50% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Constitute a break from CCA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All points accumulated up to and including that year is annulled. </li></ul></ul></ul>P articipation NOTE : Only medical certificates and travel documents are accepted for excuse from CCA.
  15. 15. CCA Grading System - LEAPS <ul><li>Service points are awarded for pupils’ involvement in community service according to the total number of hours spent in community service over the 4 or 5 years of secondary school. </li></ul><ul><li>The maximum awarded is 5 points for 100 or more hours of service. </li></ul>S ervice
  16. 16. Computation of CCA Points <ul><li>CCA participation should be sustained throughout the 4 or 5 secondary school years to reap maximum CCA points. </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of the 4 or 5-year course only the highest point in each activity will be considered. </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: Symphonic Band is a mandatory CCA. Pupils are not permitted to change their CCA throughout the secondary school years, otherwise all the points for accumulated will be annulled . </li></ul>
  17. 17. Band Programme <ul><li>3 main components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Band </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sectional Tutorship (fully paid by school) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marching (15% of practice time) </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Performances <ul><li>School Performances </li></ul><ul><li>Public Performances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Takashimaya Performance during Christmas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limelight at Esplanade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Botanic Gardens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Junior Band Festival </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Singapore Youth Festival </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jurong Bird Park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited to 3 per year </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Leadership course <ul><li>Sectional Leaders Course </li></ul><ul><li>Sec One band Course </li></ul><ul><li>Band Camps </li></ul><ul><li>Camps are conducted 2 – 3 times a year. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Instruments <ul><li>Students are auditioned by the instructors and put into different sections according to their strengths. </li></ul><ul><li>We take into account students’ preferences as well. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Sample Monthly Schedule         Ms Ivy Lam Mrs Irving Long   Mr Hafidz Ms Ivy Lam     31 30 29 0900 - 1700 28 27 0900 - 1700   Christmas Day Tentative Break Tentative Break Tentative Break Ms Ivy Lam Mr Lee Zong Geng Mr Lee Zong Geng 26 25 24 23 22 21 Public Performance 20 0900 - 1700       Mrs Irving Long 19 18 17 0900 - 1700 Mr Lee Zong Geng 16   15 0900 - 1700 Mrs Irving Long 14 13 0900 - 1400     Tentative Break Tentative Break Tentative Break Tentative Break Tentative Break 12 11 10 9 8 7 6     Tentative Break Tentative Break Tentative Break     5 4 3 2 1     Sunday Saturday Friday Thursday Wednesday Tuesday Monday Band Teacher In-Charge's Schedule (Dec)
  22. 22. Commitment and Schedule <ul><li>Recruits (Sec 1s) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wednesdays 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturdays 8 am to 1 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main Band (Sec 2, 3, 4, 5) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mondays 2.30 pm to 6.30 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fridays 1.30 pm to 6.30 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturdays 8 am to 1 pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We appreciate your support in ensuring that your child attends all sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>Do fit in the band practices in the scheduling of your child’s personal commitments e.g. tuition or religious activities / classes. </li></ul>

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