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Principal's Briefing : Sec 2 Meet-Parents-Session on 1 June 2013

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  • From the news I am sure you can tell that we are known by other for Hockey & Design thinking which is why we are here today.I am proud to announce that Teck Whye Secondary School has been awarded Niche in Hockey in 2012 as well as Design Thinking is 2013.It is exactly these strengths that allow us to continuously produce sports talents as well as achievements in innovations both in curriculum or competitions
  • Teck Whye Sec is also featured on how we have made learning authentic and fun through Design Thinking.
  • We are also featured for various other project.One of which is Singapore Garden Festival(Singapore Orchid Show) where our students participate and won the Grand Champion Display when they design and make the garden for a child.
  • Students going out to experience design thinking and learn through collaboration with the real people in the real world

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  • Sec 2 Meet-Parents-SessionPrincipal’s Briefing1 June 2013
  • The TWSS Commitment
  • Our Mission:Empowering Lives,Transforming ourFutureWe empower Teck Whyeans to createopportunities for themselves andothers in the future by equipping themwith the 21st century values, skills andknowledge.We help them discover their passionand purpose in life and developstrength of character to succeeddespite challenges.The TWSS Commitment
  • The TWSS CommitmentThrough a culture ofcollaboration, amindset of excellenceand a spirit of lifelonglearning, we aspire tobe a community ofTeck Whyeans readyfor the future, as welead withconviction, serve withcompassion andachieve withconfidence.Our Vision:A Community of Future-readyLearners who Lead, Serveand Achieve
  • School Theme 2011 - 2013R + I + S = E• Resilience: Always trying; not giving up when facedwith challenges• Integrity: Knowing and doing what is right• Synergy: Working as a team; respecting andcollaborating with different people for betteroutcomes• Excellence: A journey of continuous improvement;always aspiring to be the best in everything we do
  • Empowering Lives, Transforming our FutureJolin,Jasper&JessicaPek:siblingswhoreceivedtheTWSSExcellence&ResilienceAwards,inaphotowithGICreps&privatedonors
  • School Focus 2011 - 2013• See and make connections betweensubjects, activities, programmes andreal life to make learning meaningfuland enjoyable• Work with teachers, parents, partnersand with one another to achieve andexcel
  • GCE N-Level 2012 ExamPerformancePASSES DISTINCTIONSBetter / EqualNationalAverageNA: 13 subjectsNT: 10 subjectsNA: 9 subjectsNT: 8 subjectsBetter / Equal2011 ResultsNA: 10 subjectsNT: 10 subjectsNA: 11 subjectsNT: 8 subjects100% PASSES >50% DISTINCTIONSNA 7 subjects 6 subjectsNT 8 subjects 4 subjects
  • Our Top N(A) & N(T) Students• 6 N(A) students with 5distinctions or more:Lita Erika Louise Bonode(4F)Chng Jaryl (4F)Puah Kai Wen (4F)Tan Shi Jia (4F)Joson Ong Chai Kiat (4G)Samuel Sioh Jing Da (4G)• 6 students with 4 „A‟s ormore:Chew Xin Er (4H)Elanda Chua (4H)Lim Chai Lian (4H)Mahina Lim Fong Jia (4H)Tan Wei Jun, Kenny (4H)Wong Si Li, Shirley (4H)
  • GCE O-Level 2012 ExamPerformancePASSES DISTINCTIONSBetter / EqualNationalAverage4 Exp: 10subjects5NA: 7 subjects4 Exp: 3subjects5NA: 9 subjectsBetter / Equal2011 Results4 Exp: 11subjects5NA: 10 subjects4 Exp: 10subjects5NA: 8 subjects
  • Our Top 4Exp & 5NA Students4 Exp students with 5distinctions or more:Yong Chin Kiat (4A)Lim Xiao Xuan (4A)James Ng Chong Wee (4A)Zhang Li‟en (4A)Jasper Goh Bing Hui (4B)Toh Kai Ning (4B)5NA with 4 distinctionsor more:Poh Jia Min (5A)Poh Jia Hui (5A)Lee Wei Ping Joyce(5B)Sean Lim En Wei (5B)
  • Value-added Results since 20102011: Achievement Award(Academic Value-added)for 2010 4 Exp Results2011: Achievement Award(Academic Value-added) for2010 5 N(A) Results2010: Achievement Award(Academic Value-added)for 2009 4 Exp Results2012: Achievement Award(Academic Value-added)for 2011 4 Exp Results2012: Achievement Award(Academic Value-added) for2011 5 N(A) Results2013: Achievement Award(Academic Value-added)for 2012 4 Exp Results2013: Achievement Award(Academic Value-added) for2012 5 N(A) Results
  • 3rd SustainedAchievementAward (Sports)for outstanding achievements in Hockey &Floorballfrom 2007 - 20112008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013HOCKEYB Boys:1stC Girls:1stC Boys:4thB Girls:2ndC Girls:3rdC Boys:2ndB Girls: 1stC Girls:1stB Girls: 1stB Boys: 2ndC Girls:2ndB Girls: 1stC Girls: 3rdB Girls: 3rdB Boys:PlateChampionsFLOOR-BALLB Girls:3rdC Girls:1stB Girls: 4th B Girls:2ndC Girls: 3rdB Girls: 1stC Girls: 4thB Girls: 2ndC Girls: 1stB Girls: 2ndARCHERYB Girls: 1stB Boys: 2ndC Girls: 1stC Boys: 2ndB Girls: 1stB Boys: 2ndC Girls: 1stC Boys: 2ndB Girls: 1stB Boys: 2ndC Girls: 2ndC Boys: 1st
  • 15th Singapore World “Golden LionAward” Competition - GOLDSYF 2013 Certificates of AccomplishmentCCAAchievementsSYF2013 Certificates of Distinction2012 UOPA -SILVER2012 JMFA -SILVERRoboCupJunior CoSpacePei Hwa Challenge 2013 -1st4th Winter BandFestivalin Hong Kong -SILVERSWCDC Super24! DanceCompetition - CHAMPIONS2012 BUC -GOLD2012 PNSA -SILVER
  • We have been recognised by MOE forour niches of excellence2012:Nichein Hockey2013:Nichein DesignThinking
  • The teachers who lead, care &inspireMdm Tan Yoke Hong& Mdm Tan Pin YinInspiring Chinese LanguageTeacher Award 2012 & 2013全国模范华文教师奖Mrs Shirley Teo,Inspiring Teacherof English Award2011MOE Innergy Award 2012for Innovation inScience curriculumMr Alan WongMOE ServiceExcellenceAward 2012
  • Mr Alvin TayHOD Art & DesignMr Gideon YongVice Principal 1Mr AnbarasuVice Principal 2Mrs Vena FooHOD HumanitiesMdm Tong WeeHengHOD MathsMr Alwin NjooHOD ScienceMs Deborah TanHOD PupilDevelopmentKey PersonnelMrs Shirley TeoDean (Curriculum) &HOD ELMrs Soh SiowTinSchool StaffDeveloper
  • Mr Foo Sek JinLH MathsMr Aidil SharilSH PE/CCAMr YusmanIthnin, SH ICTMs ShafillahBegumSH F&NMs Ng Shu WenLH ScienceMs Tan Pin YinHOD MTLMdm Nur FadelinahSH ML & CCEMdm Tan Yoke HongSH/CL & VIAMrs RizalHOD ICTMr Ng Chor TanHOD PE/CCAKey Personnel
  • Post-secondary pathways(DSA)Junior College (2 yrs) orCentralised Institute(3 yrs) GCE A-LevelsUniversity DegreeSpecial/Express Course(Sec 1 – 4)Normal (Academic) / Normal (Technical)Course (Sec 1 – 4)Polytechnic(3 yrs)Diploma(DPA)Sec 5NGCE O-Level ExaminationPolyFoundationProg (4NA)Direct EntryScheme toPoly Prog(4NA)Institute of TechnicalEducation (2 yrs)Nitec/Higher NitecGCE N-Level Examination
  • JC/MI: A-Level CurriculumTypical subjectcombinationThree H2 content-basedsubjectsOne H1 content-basedsubject(at least one fromcontrasting discipline)+ H1 Mother TongueLanguage (MTL)H1 General Paper (GP)H1 Project Work (PW)“Science” combinationH2 PhysicsH2 ChemistryH2 MathematicsH1 Economics/Geog/Lit(contrasting subject)H1 MTL, GP, PW
  • Polytechnic Courses• 5 polytechnics:• Course categories• Applied Sciences• e.g. Biotechnology, Food Science & Nutrition,Pharmacy Science, Nutrition, Health & Wellness• Built Environment• e.g. Environmental & Water Technology, GreenBuilding & Sustainability, Hotel & Leisure FacilitiesManagement, Landscape Architecture, Real EstateBusiness• Business & Management• e.g. Accountancy, Hospitality & ResortManagement, Mass Media Management, Wellness,Lifestyle & Spa ManagementNanyang Ngee Ann Republic Singapore Temasek
  • Polytechnic Courses• 5 polytechnics:• Course categories• Engineering• e.g. 3D Interactive Media Technology, AeronauticalEngineering, Clean Energy, Micro andNanotechnology• Health Sciences• e.g. Nursing, Optometry, Outdoor & AdventureLearning• Humanities• e.g. Applied Drama & Psychology, Early ChildhoodStudies, Social Sciences (Social Work)Nanyang Ngee Ann Republic Singapore Temasek
  • Polytechnic Courses• 5 polytechnics:• Course categories• Information & Digital Technologies• e.g. Cyber & Digital Security, Game &Entertainment Technology, Mobile & NetworkServices• Maritime Studies• e.g. Maritime Engineering, Maritime Business• Media & Design• e.g. Advertising & Public Relations, Apparel Design& Merchandising, Experience & Product Design,Interior Architecture & Design, Visual Effects &Nanyang Ngee Ann Republic Singapore Temasek
  • ITE Nitec / Higher Nitec Courses• Course categories- Accounting- Business/Design & Media- Chemical & Life Sciences- Engineering- InformationTechnology
  • Post-secondary pathwaysNew pathwaysto polytechnic
  • What are your child’s aspirations?Upon graduation from secondary school, I would like toattend the following post-secondary institution:% ITE % JC % Poly%Others2EXP0.7 39.2 58.8 1.32NA 2.5 5.1 89.9 2.52NT 52.8 2.8 41.7 2.8
  • Entering a JC / MI• Entry criteria:L1-R5 (JC)L1-R4 (MI)FirstLanguage5 Relevantsubjects4 RelevantsubjectsEL/MTL 3 subjects:Humanities/Mathematics/Science2 other subjects(except CCA)2 subjects:Humanities/Mathematics/Science2 other subjects(except CCA)
  • Entering a PolytechnicEntry criteria:EL-R2-B2EnglishLanguageGroup 1 of relevantsubjects (R1)Group 2(R2)Compulsory Humanities / Media (A):Art, CombinedHumanitiesBusiness/ Science /Engineering courses (B/C/D):E Maths or A Maths(A) & (B): Art,D&T, F&N,Maths, CH,POA(C) & (D): D&T,Science, F&N2 Bestsubjects2 othersubjects(except CCA)
  • Entering ITE Higher Nitec Entry criteria (O-level):EL-B4 or EL-R1-B3 or EL-R2-B2EL R1 R2Compulsory E Maths, AMaths or POAR1: E Maths or A MathsR2: Science or D&TB4 B3 B2Any subject(except CCA)Any subject(except CCA)Any subject (except CCA)
  • 4NA Progressing to 5NA /Direct Entry to Higher Nitec Entry criteria (N-level):EL-Maths-B3 ≤ 19* Direct Entry to Polytechnic (Poly FoundationProgramme): EL-Maths-B3 ≤ 11EL Best 3 subjectsCompulsoryAny N-level subject(CCA excluded)MathsCompulsory
  • Post-secondary education optionsEntry intoJUNIORCOLLEGEEntry intoPOLYTECHNICEntry intoITE HIGHER NITECCriteria L1-R5 ≤ 15(≤ 20 if all R5A1/2)L1-R2-B2 ≤ 26PFP: ELMAB3 (N) ≤11EL-R1-B3/R2-B2 (O)DPP: ELMAB3 (N) ≤19RequiredSubjectsEL or HMTLMaths orScienceHumanitiesELE Maths or A Maths≥ 1 Science / Humanities/ Coursework subjectELE Maths or A Maths≥ 1 Science (engineering)Cut-off2012AJC: 8 / 10CJC: 10 / 10JJC: 13 / 16PJC: 16 / 16SJC: 13 / 13IJC: 20 / 20YJC: 20 / 20Accountancy (NP): 11Aerospace Tech (NP): 13Biomedical Science (NP):9Tourism & ResortManagement (SP): 12Media & Comms (SP): 13Hotel & Hosp Mgt (RP):18Chemical Technology: 14(N)Business Info Systems:16 (N)Leisure & Travel Ops: 17(N)Mechanical Engineering:18 (N)
  • Sec 2 streaming timelineJul - Sep- SubjectOptions talk forstudents- Review Sec 2performance &targets againstpreferred Sec 3subject optionsMay- SubjectOptionsSurvey forstudents- SubjectOptions talkfor parentsOct- Studentssubmitfinalchoice ofsubjectoptionsafter SA2Nov-Announcementof streamingresults andclasses for2013
  • The Sec 2 streaming processAfter Sec 2FinalExamsPROMOTEDOption E1Option E2Option E3Option E4Option NA1Option NA2Sec 3ExpressSec 3Normal(Academic)Option NT1aOption NT1bSec 3Normal(Technical)
  • Express subject combinationsSubjectCombina-tionCompulsorySubjects (3)CombinedHumanitiesSciencesubjectsAdditionalSubjectsE1(8 subjects)EL,MTL andE MathsSS+ ElectiveGeography /HistoryPhy + Chem+ BioA. MathsE2(7 subjects)SS+ ElectiveHistory /GeographyScience(Phy/Chem orBio/Chem)A.MathsD&TorF&NE3(6 subjects) SS+ ElectiveGeographyScience (P/Cor B/C)POAE4(6 subjects)Science (P/Cor B/C)Art / D&T / F&N
  • Pure Science vs CombinedScience• Similar coverage of topics, but greater depth forpure Sciences• Practical assessment• School-based Practical Assessment (SPA) forpure Sciences: 4 assessments in Sec 4• One-off practical examination for combinedScience: during O-level exam period• Post-secondary implications• Pure Science not a requirement for polycourses• Pure Science not a requirement for JC non-Science courses
  • Additional Mathematics• Aims (from MOE)• To provide a strong foundation in algebraicmanipulation and mathematical reasoningskills• To prepare students for A-level H2 and H3mathematics• Post-secondary implications• Not a requirement for polytechnic course• Not a requirement for JC non-Sciencecourse
  • 2Exp students’ preferences• Pure Science (Phy, Chem, Bio)• 63.7% interested but only 32 (20%) qualifybased on SA1 results• Combined Science• Phy/Chem: 53.5% Bio/Chem: 46.5%• Combined Humanities• SS/Geography: 58.0% SS/History:42.0%• Additional Mathematics• 77.1% interested but only 48 (30%) qualifybased on SA1 results
  • 2Exp students’ preferences• Coursework subjects (1st choice)• D&T: 46.5%• POA: 32.5%• F&N: 10.8%• Art: 10.2%
  • N(A) subject combinationsSubjectCombina-tionCompulsorySubjects(2)3rdsubject: Maths4thsubject:CombinedHumanities5thsubject:Science6thsubjectNA1EL andMTLO-levelMathsor NAMathsSocialStudies +ElectiveGeographyScience(Phy/Chem)POANA2NAMathsScience(Bio/Chem)Art /D&T /F&N
  • 2NA students’ preferences• Combined Science• Phy/Chem: 34.3% Bio/Chem: 67.1%• Coursework subjects (1st choice)• D&T: 52.9%• POA: 17.1%• F&N: 17.1%• Art: 12.9%
  • N(T) subject combinationsSubjectCombinat-ionCompulsorySubjectsAdditional SubjectsNT1a EL,Basic MTL,Maths,CPAScienceArt / D&T / FoodStudiesNT1bEBS
  • 2NT students’ preferences• 1st elective• NT Science: 38.3% EBS: 61.8%• Coursework subjects (1st choice)• D&T: 44.1%• F&N: 38.2%• Art: 14.7%
  • Eligibility Criteria (Exp/NA)SCIENCE Eligibility CriteriaPure Sciences: Physics, Chemistryand BiologyScience ≥ 75%MATHS Eligibility CriteriaAdditional Mathematics(Express)Maths ≥ 75% andSA2 Algebra component ≥75%O-level Maths for N(A)studentsMaths ≥ 70%Note: Due to stiff competition at O-levels, distinction cut-offmarks are very high for maths e.g. A1: 90% - 100%; A2: 80 –89%
  • Eligibility Criteria (Exp/NA)HUMANITIES Eligibility CriteriaHistory Elective History ≥ 75%Elective Subjects Eligibility CriteriaD&T D&T ≥ 60%F&N Home Econs ≥ 60%Art Art ≥ 60%POA EL ≥ 55%
  • Eligibility Criteria (NT)Subjects Eligibility CriteriaScienceScience ≥ 65%and Maths ≥ 65%D&T D&T ≥ 60%Food Science Home Econs ≥ 60%Art Art ≥ 60%EBS EL ≥ 60%
  • How is the final subjectcombination decided?• Pupils‟ Ability, Aptitude, Attitude & Interest• Must meet streaming criteria• Overall merit relative to cohort (Overall Performance +Performance in specific subject)• Teachers‟ recommendation/assessment based onpotential and ability to excel• Availability of places for each subject combinationStream % of 2011 Sec 2 students who got their 1stchoice subject combinationExpress 60.5%N(A) 81.5%N(T) 83.8%
  • Academic Review System• Checkpoints to ensure students can copeSec 3 CommonTest 1e.g. Fail A. Maths orPure SciencesAction:Re-test in Term 2Sec 3 Mid-yearExame.g. Fail A. Maths orPure SciencesAction:Parents informed,Remedial lessons,Re-test in Term 3Sec 3 End-of-yearExame.g. Fail A. Maths orPure SciencesAction:Parents meet FTto discussdropping/combiningsubjects,Re-test in Jan 2013Sec 4 Jan 2013Re-teste.g. Fail A. Mathsor Pure SciencesAction:Parents/studentadvised todrop/combinesubjects beforeexam registration
  • How Sec 2 pupils have fared so farExpress Sec 2A Sec 2B Sec 2C Sec 2DWeakestsubjectsELHistLitMathsScienceHomecELHistLitScienceHomecELHistLitELHistLitN(A)/N(T) Sec 2E Sec 2F Sec 2GWeakestsubjectsELHistLitMathsScienceHomecELMTLHistLitELMathsScienceD&T
  • What led to these results?What can be done?
  • Students must knowtheir interests and goals%Not at all% Not sowell % Well% Verywell2EXP 0.0 15.0 58.2 26.82NA 2.5 25.3 48.1 24.12NT 5.6 8.3 66.7 19.4I am aware of my abilities and interests.%Not at all% Not sowell % Well% Verywell2EXP 2.6 23.5 56.2 17.62NA 3.8 26.6 51.9 17.72NT 0.0 11.1 58.3 30.6I am aware of the kinds of careers which can matchmy interests and needs.Parents canset goalsWITH them
  • Students must find outabout different careersI know what careers are available in my interest and ability areas.I know the entry requirements for the careers that I aminterested in.%Not at all% Not sowell % Well% Verywell2EXP 2.0 33.3 48.4 16.32NA 5.1 35.4 41.8 17.72NT 5.6 8.3 58.3 27.8%Not at all % Not so well % Well % Very well2EXP 3.9 30.1 50.3 15.72NA 6.3 35.4 41.8 16.52NT 8.3 11.1 50.0 30.6Parents canencourage &talk to them
  • Students must find outabout different careersI am able to make decisions about my future career.I know how to prepare for careers in which I am interested.%Not at all% Not sowell % Well% Verywell2EXP 2.0 33.3 49.7 15.02NA 3.8 35.4 50.6 10.12NT 5.6 13.9 47.2 33.3%Not at all% Not sowell % Well% Verywell2EXP 2.0 28.1 51.0 19.02NA 3.8 27.8 48.1 20.32NT 5.6 11.1 52.8 30.6Parents canencourage &talk to them
  • High Nitec graduates• A high % of graduates obtained employment within 3 months fromgraduation or completion of full-time NS (ITE 2011 GraduateEmployment Survey)Higher Nitec CourseEmploymentRateMeanGrossSalaryBiotechnology 88% $1,850Paramedic & Emergency Care 88% $1,850Business Studies (SportManagement)100% $1,460Electronics Engineering 93% $1,680Information Technology 86% $1,650Logistics in International Trade 96% $1,550Mechanical Engineering 89% $1,540
  • Polytechnic graduates2012 Poly Graduate EmploymentSurvey ResultsFreshGraduatesPost-NSGraduatesMean MeanApplied Sciences $1,927 $2,268Built Environment, Engineering &Maritime$2,065 $2,476Business, Management, Design &Others$1,939 $2,604Health Sciences $2,093 $2,571Hybrid Courses $1,977 $2,479Information & Digital Technologies $1,972 $2,385Engineering (Electrical &Electronic)$1,778 $1,992All Courses $2,007 $2,474Graduate Employment Survey 2012 (http://www.polyges.sg/downloads/GES2012PR.pdf )
  • How parents can help• Parents can help their child to think throughthese questions:• Where do you want to go after secondaryschool?• Check out poly websites or MOE website(http://www.moe.gov.sg/education/admissions/jae/)• What do you need to do to get there?• Tip: EL & Maths are critical for entry toJC/poly/ITE!• What do you need to work on this year?• Tip: Foster habits of self-discipline and consistentwork
  • How parents can help• Support your 4NA child in making the rightchoice between poly (PFP), Sec 5N andHigher Nitec (DPP):• His/her strong and weak subjects: EspeciallyEL, mathematics, science, humanities• His/her preferred learning style: Hands-on vsexam-oriented• His/her preferred educational & career path:university vs poly
  • Students must plan &use their time well• Time is limited in Sec 4 / 5 so make fulluse of every moment in Sec 3Sec 3 Sem2Novholidays:ASP(ExtendedCurriculum)Sec 4 Sem1LessonsCommon &Class TestsASP &EveningSelf-RevisionMid-yearExamsJuneholidays:O-levelMTLExamsASPCompleteCourseworkSec 4 Term3:IntensiveRevisionO/N-levelOral &ListeningCompreASP &Evening Self-RevisionPrelimExamsSec 4 Sep/Term 4:PrelimExamsIntensiveCoaching &Evening Self-RevisionO/N-levelPractical &WrittenExamsAt most 7 months to complete syllabus!Parents can putin place routines& promote goodstudy habits
  • Students must plan &use their time wellI start preparation for common tests and examinations _______% 1 daybefore orthe nightbefore% at least 1week before% at least 2weeks before% at least 1monthbefore2EXP 28.8 9.8 59.5 2.02NA 24.1 15.2 57.0 3.82NT 27.8 16.7 44.4 11.1Parents can putin place routines& promote goodstudy habits
  • Learning experience
  • How welearnHow can we make learning moreinteresting and meaningful?At Teck Whye Secondary, students …wereapplying a new process called “DesignThinking” – where prototype solutions aredesigned with a focus on the user‟s needs.Interacting with the residents made thelearning come alive for the students.Having empathy and concern for fellowSingaporeans was no longer just an ideaon a page ... I am very glad to see suchstudent-centred, values-driven learningin our schools.
  • Experiences for Sec 2 studentsSpecial support for Sec 2students New timetable structure Maths & Humanities Trail CCE-Project Work Leadership training
  • Design Thinking in thecurriculum and interest &talent developmentShowcase @ExCEL Fest2012Innergy Award(Bronze) 2012
  • Design thinking ininterest & talentdevelopment
  • CCE Framework
  • ST3 Students our Future• Habits and routines in student discipline• Punctuality for school and lessons• Cleanliness and respect for schoolproperty• Personal image, greetings and manners• Serving and engaging the community• Student leadership development• NE & CIP (Values in Action)• Strengthening school spirit• House system
  • Students our Future• Continue to lead in CCA and at school level• Benefits• Develop values, confidence, talent,leadership that will help you in future• Supports admission into post-secinstitution (e.g. Direct Poly Admission,portfolio)• Good CCA grades lead to bonus points (2points for A1/A2) or used as one of the subjectsfor admission (MI)• Note to NA students: CCA grade countstowards direct admission to poly (PolyFoundation Prog)
  • Students need to getenough restI am working part-time during term time.I usually sleep _______________ every weekday.% 2 EXP % 2NA % 2NT1.3 2.5 5.6% before10pm% between10pm - 11pm% between 11pm- 12 midnight% aftermidnight2EXP 15.7 24.8 51.0 8.52NA 21.5 41.8 41.8 13.92NT 8.3 63.9 63.9 5.6Parents can putin place routines& promote goodsleep habits
  • TWSS Homework NormsAverage weekdayHWWeekend HW2EXP 1 – 1.5 h 2 – 2.5 h2NA 1 – 1.5 h 2 – 2.5 h2NT 0.5 h 0.5 – 1 h
  • Syasya RifqahTheNewPaperSchoolSportsStar2011AwardWinnerCharacter-building at TeckWhye Secondary SchoolSimple and basic habits likebeing punctual, payingattention in lessons, revisingmy work, respecting teachersand following their advicemade all the difference to me.“It is the little things andhabits of punctuality,paying attention andbeing respectful thatmatters when it comes tobeing successful.”
  • Pupil Management System• The „Yellow Slip‟ system: after-schooldetention• Improper attire & appearance• Entering class late or absence fromlessons• Disruptive behaviour in class• Others• Handphone policy: Strictly disallowedduring lessons• Late-coming: detention; more seriousconsequences for late-coming after 8 am
  • Pupil Management SystemMinor offences ConsequencesSkipping lessons or schoolactivitiesTruancy or leaving schoolwithout permissionLittering / Vandalism /damage of school propertyAfter-school DetentionAfter-school DetentionDetention, makerestitution/compensationMajor offences ConsequencesCheating, forgeryDefiance to teachersFighting, bullying, riotingPossession of weaponsSmokingGamblingOther criminal offencesDetention, Verbal / Written Apology(private / public)In-house Suspension & Suspension fromSchool , Caning (class / office / school),Community Service & special Projects,Self-Reflection & Counseling, Referral toexternal agencies, e.g. policeRefer toStudentHandbookpg 9 - 13
  • Parent-School Partnership• Check your child/ward‟sStudent Handbook regularlyas it contains• Goals & targets set by yourchild/ward• Record of CIP, leadershiptraining and service• Record of homework &comments by teachers
  • Parent-School Partnership• Check out the new school website www.teckwhyesec.sgor TWSS Parents Connect on Facebook• Join the TWSS Parent Support Group
  • Parent-School Partnership• With your permission, school will send SMSalerts on important or urgent matters, e.g.invitation to MPS, special activities• Fill in the Parents‟ Survey & Feedback formto help us plan good programmes to meetyour needs and expectations• Email us at twss@moe.edu.sg or send yourqueries/suggestions through the online formon the school website
  • Let’s work together totransform the future ofyour child!To strive and not to yield