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Start of School 2021 - Important Information for Students and Parents/Guardians
To ensure that Secondary 1 students are well prepared for the start of their secondary school journey with us, please note the following information.
Reporting & Dismissal Time and Venue
Daily reporting time: Students should be at the school’s assembly venue by 8:25 am every day.
(As part of the Safe Management Measures (SMM), there is a staggered start time where Upper Secondary students report by 7.25am, and Lower Secondary students report by 8.25am.)
Reporting venue: Classrooms (COVID-19 arrangement)
*Note that classrooms for Secondary 1 are on Level 4 of the school’s academic block.
*The Student Leaders of the Sec 1 Orientation Programme will guide them to their respective classrooms on the first day of school.
School Attire and Appearance
Students are required to adhere to the following attire expectations:
*Note that the school badge will be presented to students during the Installation Ceremony on 6 January, and the name tags will be distributed by the middle of Term 1.
*During this period when students are required to wear masks, they are allowed to dress down in a school-related t-shirt and their school uniform bottoms (i.e. school shorts / pants or skirt). Students are encouraged to bring additional mask to standby, else he/she would need to purchase directly from bookshop.
All students are issued a locker and students are required to use their own locks to secure the locker. Students should bring along a lock on the first day of school so that they can secure their belongings.
Student SEN Form
On the first day of school, Secondary 1 students will be receiving the Student Special Educational Needs (SEN) Form. Parents are kindly requested to complete the form and return the form to their child’s / ward’s Form Teacher by 6 January 2021. The information gathered from this form will help the school in planning for the necessary support structures for the students if necessary. A NIL reply is required.
Secondary 1 Physical Education Swimming Programme (Term 2 2021)
The school will be organising a Swimming Programme for your child/ward as part of the PE syllabus. The programme aims to help your child/ward gain water confidence, develop independence in the water, as well as learn general and deep-end water safety and enable them to swim in any stroke.
You will be receiving a form via Parents Gateway (PG) that requires your consent, and for you to indicate his/her current swimming proficiency. One Parent/Guardian is kindly requested to complete the form and return the form to his/her Form Teacher by 8 January 2021. Please note that your child/ward will not be able to attend the programme if we did not receive consent from the parent/guardian.
Secondary 1 3-Day Non Residential Camp (8 - 10 March 2021)
The school will be organising a camp for your child/ward as part of the school’s FLEX programme. It will be held at MOE Dairy Farm Adventure Campsite.
You will also be receiving a form via Parents Gateway (PG) that requires your consent. One Parent/Guardian is kindly requested to complete the form and return the form to his/her Form Teacher by 8 January 2021. Please note that your child/ward will not be able to attend the camp if we did not receive consent from the parent/guardian.