Getting Your Child Ready for Pre-school

As your child transits into a new chapter in their lives, so do you. It is important for parents to prepare them for what’s ahead. Here are some ways to help ease them into the new environment easily.

The beginning of this learning phase will expose your child to new friends, surroundings, skills and emotions. This is where you see them being introduced to new responsibilities and confidence....

Meet & Greet - Benjamin Thomas Hammond, Head of PE at EtonHouse International School, Orchard

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Benjamin Thomas Hammond, Head of PE at EtonHouse International School Orchard.

Benjamin studied a 4-year teaching degree at Leeds Becket University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Education. He has taught in the UK, Australia and Kuwait and had experience in a variety of school leadership and teaching positions. He believes that Physical Education is a...

Happy Deepavali- Places To Go This Weekend

 

The festival of lights marks the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness and places an emphasis on worshipping Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Deepavali falls on the 15th day of Kartika, which is the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. It is a colorful festival filled with beautiful lights, candles, decorations and even fireworks. 

Here’s what you can do to...

Reading strategies for your child

Checklist and Tips: Choosing a pre-school in Singapore

The early years is the most important period in a child’s life as it lays the foundation to their future. Pre-school education is not only about developing skills in literacy and numeracy. It is absolutely critical in shaping a child’s personality, self concepts, social competence and overall disposition towards learning. What should we keep in mind when choosing a pre-school that will empower...

Is your child ready for primary 1?

Facebook Live with Dr. Neil Forrest: Teenage Health and Wellbeing

Navigating through the teenage years is a complex phase in life fraught with challenges and changes-mental, physical and emotional. How do we support our teenage children as they develop through adolescence? We speak to experienced medical professional Dr Neil Forrest from International Medical Clinic to find out more.

 

 

Transition from Primary School to Secondary

When your child moves from a primary school to secondary school, the experience can be overwhelming for them. Previously, they may be used to being in one classroom, having one main teacher who follows them throughout the day. Now, they have to be responsible for moving themselves between classrooms for different subjects, having different teachers, and organising their materials for each...

5 Useful Tips for Writing Essays

 

Oxford graduate, Victoria Pike shares tips on writing a strong essay. Compelling essays are an important element of college applications and writing them involves skills that you develop over the years.  Here are some tips.

Why we need to bring our children outdoors

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru

 

One of the most common mistakes made by parents living in Singapore may surprise you.

I have 2 young children, and I love bringing them outdoors to the many parks and gardens around the city. The beautiful Bukit...

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