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Secondary 1 Meet-The-Parents Briefing Slides

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Secondary 1 Meet-The-Parents Briefing Slides

  1. 1. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Hua Yi Secondary School Meet-The-Parents Session 15 February 2013 Secondary One
  2. 2. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Secondary One 2013 Cohort • Express Stream • Total Number of Classes : 4 • Normal (Academic) • Total Number of Classes : 2 • Normal (Technical) • Total Number of Classes : 1
  3. 3. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic SCHOOL VISION
  4. 4. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic SCHOOL MISSION To nurture our students to be creative, independent, confident learners who are gracious, humble and responsible citizens, prepared for the challenges ahead.
  5. 5. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic SCHOOL MOTTO 仁 义 智 群 Together we care and grow.
  6. 6. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic SCHOOL VALUES 仁 Benevolence 义 Justice 智 Wisdom 群 Togetherness
  7. 7. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Benevolence ( 仁 ) • A Hua Yian aspires to be kind and generous – Be kind to others; demonstrate graciousness; have respect for others and be civic-minded Justice ( 义 ) • A Hua Yian aspires to uphold integrity and treat others with fairness • Observe fair play, and have respect for authority, and uphold integrity
  8. 8. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Wisdom ( 智 ) • A Hua Yian aspires to lead by principles. – Discriminate right from wrong; make informed and responsible decisions; cultivate independent life-long learning skills and persevere in the face of challenges. Togetherness ( 群 ) • A Hua Yian aspires to understand and serve the community wholeheartedly. - Learn to grow together in harmony regardless of race and religion, and appreciate and preserve the unity and diversity of a multicultural society
  9. 9. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Student Outcomes HYSS Student Outcomes Mission Creative Independent life- long learners Confident Hua Yians are adept at solving problems Hua Yians love learning Hua Yians think critically in a rapidly changing world Values Wisdom Wisdom Justice Wisdom Justice 21st Century student outcomes Self-directed learner Self-directed learner Confident person
  10. 10. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Student Outcomes HYSS Student Outcomes Mission Creative Independent life- long learners Confident Hua Yians are adept at solving problems Hua Yians love learning Hua Yians think critically in a rapidly changing world Values Wisdom Wisdom Justice Wisdom Justice 21st Century student outcomes Self-directed learner Self-directed learner Confident person Gracious Humble Responsible citizens Hua Yians are socially appropriate Hua Yians are respectful and polite Hua Yians act on their conviction that society comes before self Benevolence Justice Togetherness Wisdom Benevolence Justice Togetherness Wisdom Benevolence Justice Togetherness Wisdom Active contributor Active contributor Concerned citizen
  11. 11. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic School Programmes and General Information Ms Agnes Teo Vice Principal
  12. 12. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Developing the Hua-Yian Dimensions & Outcomes 1 Cognitive Motivated and independent learners; innovative and practical problem-solvers 2 Physical Physically fit with skills, aptitude and attitude to maintain a healthy lifestyle
  13. 13. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Developing the Hua-Yian Dimensions & Outcomes 3 Aesthetic Ability to communicate thoughts, ideas and feelings through visual and performing arts 4 Social & Moral Has a social conscience, moral integrity and a sense of national identity
  14. 14. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Developing the Hua-Yian Dimensions & Outcomes 5 Leadership Effective leaders and good role models; ability to inspire others to try new and untested endeavours 6 Morale Interests, inclinations and aspirations are catered for, and satisfied within the school
  15. 15. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Promotion Criteria Course Criteria Sec 1 Exp Sec 2 Exp Pass in EL and a 50% average of the total for all subjects Sec 3 Exp Grade 6 or better in EL and 2 other subjects
  16. 16. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Promotion Criteria Course Criteria Sec 1 N(A) Sec 2 N(A) Sec 3 N(A) Grade 5 or better in a)EL and 2 other subjects, or b)4 subjects
  17. 17. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Promotion Criteria Course Criteria Sec 1 N(T) Sec 2 N(T) Sec 3 N(T) Grade 5 or better in 2 subjects, one of which should be EL or Maths
  18. 18. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Promotion Criteria Course Criteria Sec 1 Exp Pass in EL and a 50% average of the total for all subjects Sec 1 N(A) Grade 5 or better in a)EL and 2 other subjects, or b)4 subjects Sec 1 N(T) Grade 5 or better in 2 subjects, one of which should be EL or Maths
  19. 19. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic English Language • Skills in Reading, Listening, Writing • DEAR : Drop Everything And Read • DEAL : Drop Everything And Listen
  20. 20. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic DEAR Every Tuesday and Thursday, 7.35 – 8.00 a.m.
  21. 21. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic DEAL Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 7.25 – 7.30 a.m.
  22. 22. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Common Tests • Every Wednesday, 7.45 – 8.30 a.m. • Schedule posted on school website • Objectives: –Inculcate good, consistent study habits –Build examination skills –Streamline tests set by different departments and subjects
  23. 23. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Common Tests • Students with a valid MC will be required to sit for a re-test, marks capped at 70% of total marks • Included in Continual Assessment results • Progress Reports in Mar and Sep • Mid Year Exam Report in May • End-of-Year Exam Report in Nov
  24. 24. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Assessment Weighting Continual Assessment Semestral Assessment Semester EXP / N(A) N(T) EXP / N(A) N(T) I 15% 20% 25% 20% II 15% 20% 45% 40% Overall 30% 40% 70% 60% Total 100%
  25. 25. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Target Setting
  26. 26. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Target Setting • The process of setting targets enables students to determine what they want to achieve [academic targets] • By knowing what they want to achieve, they determine what they need to focus on and how to improve [behaviours]
  27. 27. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Target Setting Challenge Plan Maths: Don’t understand some methods Ask my Maths teacher how to better handle such questions and revise 1 hour a day
  28. 28. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Target Setting Challenge Plan Chinese: Don’t recognise a number of words Give myself regular spelling tests every Saturday
  29. 29. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Learning Beyond the Classroom • Inter-department and integrated learning • Learning Journeys to: –Peranakan Museum (C&T & MTL & Humanities departments) –Water Trail @ MacRitchie (Science & Maths departments)
  30. 30. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Form Teacher – Student Interaction Time Every Tuesday and Thursday 7.35 – 8.00 a.m.
  31. 31. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic CCA Matters Mr Cheong Kit Kee HOD PE & CCA
  32. 32. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic • To prepare students to face current and future challenges by equipping them with life-skills such as communication skills, decision making skills and innovative & entrepreneurial skills. OBJECTIVES
  33. 33. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic • To prepare students to live in a dynamic and vibrant society while instilled with strong moral values and positive social attitudes. • To prepare students to live a healthy lifestyle by equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills. OBJECTIVES
  34. 34. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Guiding Principles •Build Character, Team Spirit and Responsibility •Be broad-based with Opportunities to Specialize •Be Responsive to inculcating National Values & Skills •Promote Social Integration MOE CCA Framework
  35. 35. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic •All students must have a CCA •All students are expected to be actively involved in CCA •Students with attendance less than 75% will not be given any CCA point for that year School CCA Policy
  36. 36. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic MOE’s CCA Grading Scheme Leadership Enrichment Achievement Participation Service LEAPS
  37. 37. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic LEAPS Please refer to the Student Handbook for details
  38. 38. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic LEAPS Example 1 Category Descriptor Points Leadership Captain – 3 years 3 3 Enrichment 6 modules (minimum) 3 3 Achievement •Representation Inter-School – 3 years 4 7 •Attainment NYAA – Bronze/Silver 2 •Accomplishment Qualified for Nationals 1 Participation Sports – 4 years Intra-school – 3 years (2 activities, every year) 4 3 7 Service Values in Action 3 3 Total A2 23
  39. 39. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic LEAPS Example 2 Category Descriptor Points Leadership UG – Sergeant 4 4 Enrichment 6 modules 3 3 Achievement •Representation Inter-Unit Competition 2 4•Attainment NYAA – Bronze/Silver 1 •Accomplishment Best Unit Award – Bronze/Silver 1 Participation UG – 4 years 4 4 Service VIA 3 3 Total B3 18
  40. 40. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic No. of points Grade Bonus 25 & above A1 2 20 – 24 A2 2 16 – 19 B3 1 13 – 15 B4 1 10 – 12 C5 1 08 – 09 C6 1 04 – 07 D7 0 01 – 03 E8 0 GRADES
  41. 41. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic • All CCAs –are held on all weekdays except Tuesdays –start at 3.35p.m. and end latest by 6.05p.m. on weekdays • Information on the various CCAs and practice time is available at our school website – www.huayisec.moe.edu.sg CCA Schedule
  42. 42. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Conclusion: 1. Provide a holistic education for all. 2. Develop the potential of the child to the fullest. 3. Require support of parents to ensure that the child attends CCA regularly.
  43. 43. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic School Health Advisor Programme Ms Nur Baeyah Student Health Advisor (SHA)
  44. 44. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Who are we? • The Student Health Advisor (SHA) Programme is jointly administered by MOE and the Health Promotion Board • SHAs are based in selected schools to provide health advice and counselling. We also work with the school to provide customised health promotion activities and programmes
  45. 45. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Our Programmes Our programmes include: •Nutrition counselling for targeted students •Smoking prevention and cessation programme •Provide health education to students with medical or chronic health conditions •Monitor attendances for referrals made by School Health Service Team to ensure students receive appropriate follow up at the Student Health Centre(HPB)
  46. 46. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Sessions with Student Health Advisor • Health counselling may be conducted individually or in groups in school • Frequency and duration of counselling sessions may vary according to individually needs • May arrange for follow-up session(s) or updates on student’s health issues
  47. 47. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Sessions with Student Health Advisor • Counselling sessions will be conducted either during their meal breaks or after school hours • All information relating to the students and shared during the counseling sessions will be kept strictly confidential
  48. 48. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic What do we do? Interactive Activities Customised Health Talks Health Promotion Events
  49. 49. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic I am available on…. Hi, I am, Ms Nur Baeyah and I am your Student Health Advisor I am located at: Level 4, Wellness Centre I will be in Hua Yi on every: Monday & Tuesday: 8.30am – 5pm Alternate Wednesdays: 8.30am – 5pm
  50. 50. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic How to make an appointment? • The student may inform the teacher that he/she would like to meet up with the SHA. • Approach the SHA directly for an appointment (walk in). • An appointment slip will be given to the student
  51. 51. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Contact • Subject Teacher Contact List by class • General Office Tel : 65634568 • Email : hyss@moe.edu.sg • School website : www.huayisec.moe.edu.sg
  52. 52. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic School Newsletter Archive issues of School Newsletter Current issue of School Newsletter
  53. 53. Where learning is vibrant and teaching is dynamic Thank you

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