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  • P1 (2021) Orientation

    12 November 2020

  • Principal

    Mr Ong Lye WhattVice- Principal Admin

    Mrs Audrey Lee

    Vice- Principal

    Mr Victor Wee

    School Leaders (2021)

    Vice- Principal

    Mr Amran Bin Tasrif

  • P1/2

    Ms Fiona Seow

    P1/6

    Ms Yeo Si Min

    P1/3

    Mdm Nur Faezah

    P1/4

    Year Head, P1 & P2

    Mrs Simon Foo

    P1/5

    Mdm Diyanah

    P1/7

    Mdm Rozita

    P1/8

    Ms Chong Yuan Ping

    P1/9

    Mdm Siti Raudah

    P1/1

    Ms Subhadra

    2021 P1 Year Head & Teachers

  • Principal’s Address

  • Build Character,

    Inspire Passion in Learning

    OUR

    PEOPLE

    GLOBAL &

    FUTURE OUTLOOK

    Future Mindset

    SOCIAL &

    CIVIC RESPONSIBILITIES

    Socially Responsible

    21st CENTURY SKILLS

    CHARACTER VALUES

    Anchored in Values

    Prepared for the Future

    School Values .....

    School Beliefs .....

    Community of Learners

    @ the School for the Future

  • ~ Respect ~~ Resilience ~

    ~ Responsibility ~

    ~ Integrity ~~ Care ~

    ~ Harmony ~

  • Our Beliefs………

    Every Student an Engaged Learner

    Every Staff a Caring Educator

    Every Parent a Supportive Partner

  • In North Vista, we believe that every CHILD

    - Is curious, has potential and is capable of building his own knowledge and sharing his learning with others

    - Wants to and can learn when opportunities are given- Learns better in a happy and nurturing environment- Can learn good values and habits - Can achieve through focussed support

    School PhilosophyEvery Student an Engaged Learner …….

  • Aims of Primary Education

    To lay a strong foundation

    To nurture the whole child

  • Learn for Life

  • Learn for Life

    “Let us prepare every child for the test of life, and not just

    a life of tests”

    PM Lee, National Day Rally 2012

    Photo credit: Singapore Polytechnic

  • Changes at a Glance

    P1 & P2

    Removal of all

    weighted

    assessments

    (including P2

    year-end

    exams

  • Changes at a Glance

    P1 & P2

    Use attainment of

    Learning Objectives (LOs)

    to report students’

    learning in subjects.

    Learning dispositions to

    be used as criteria for

    Edusave Awards.

  • HOW WELL WILL A KID FARE IN LIFE?

    DUNEDIN STUDY OFFERS CLUES

    Give Help Early

    The early years are absolutely critical for how a

    person’s life turns out, and if you really want to

    make a difference to people’s lives, intervening

    early is KEY. That’s where governments should

    put their money. That is where their focus

    should be.

    - Prof Richie Poulton * Startling finding: brain tests at age three could predict a child’s future chance

    of success in life.

  • 15

    Guiding Principles for School-Home Partnership

    1.Students succeed when schools and parents work hand in hand to support students in learning self-management skills, taking responsibility and building resilience.

    2. Mutual respect and trust forms the strong foundation for positive engagement between schools and parents.

  • Developing good habits

    We want to nurture your child to be a self-directed learner with good habits and takes

    responsibility for his/her own learning

    How parents can partner us:

    Setup routines for your child at

    home and provide a conducive

    place for him to do his homework

    X Expect teachers to give daily updates on

    your child, or contact the teacher to

    check on things that your child needs to

    do e.g. spelling list, homework, etc.

    Encourage a reading habit, an

    active healthy lifestyle, and also

    control the use of social media,

    personal and gaming devices

    X Deliver your child’s forgotten items [e.g.

    water bottles, wallets, books, consent

    forms, etc.] to the school unless it is a

    medical emergency [e.g. Ventolin Inhaler,

    Insulin jab, etc.]

  • Developing good habits

    We want to nurture your child to be a self-directed learner with good habits and takes

    responsibility for his/her own learning

    How parents can partner us:

    Support your child in doing his

    homework e.g. by reminding him to

    check his handbook. Let him attempts

    the homework on his own and

    encourage him to ask his teacher if he

    needs help

    X Do your child’s homework for him

    X Add to your child’s learning load

    unnecessarily with tuition and

    assessment books.

  • Managing Self

    We want your child to be able to manage challenges and make ethical responsible

    decisions to thrive in the VUCA future

    How parents can partner us:

    Reinforce school efforts in the holistic

    development of your child e.g. by allowing

    time for play at home, ensuring sufficient

    sleep, and encouraging active participation

    in school programme such as CCA, camps,

    VIA, etc.

    X Focus only on academic

    progress in conversations

    with teachers; ask about your

    child’s progress in other areas

    such as socio-emotional

    aspects and values

    inculcation.

    Know your child’s strength and abilities and

    set realistic expectations for him. If need be,

    discuss with your child’s teachers.

  • Managing Self

    We want your child to be able to manage challenges and make ethical responsible

    decisions to thrive in the VUCA future

    How parents can partner us:

    Encourage your child to be resilience and to learn from the

    consequences of not completing his homework or

    forgetting to

    bring items to school.

    Guide your child to also manage disappointments e.g. if he

    did not win a prize, get nominated as one of the class

    leaders, etc.

    Speak to the teachers to find out more so as to help your

    child to solve his problems if he expresses concerns about

    school.

  • Working with the school to know and support you child

    We want to develop and strengthen mutual understanding, respect and trust between the

    school and parents for the benefit of your child

    How parents can partner us:

    Clarify the preferred modes of

    communication with the teacher

    e.g. handbook, email, office phone

    X Expect teachers to give daily updates

    on your child or provide detailed

    instructions on homework, preparations

    for tests and exams, etc.

    Contact teachers during school

    operating hours only and to leave a

    message to call back if the teacher

    is having lesson

    X Expect teachers to respond

    immediately to your queries. Call the

    school office if it is an emergency.

  • Working with the school to know and support your child

    We want to develop and strengthen mutual understanding, respect and trust between the

    school and parents for the benefit of your child

    How parents can partner us:

    Work together with the school to fully

    understand and support the teacher in helping

    your child to respect differences and resolve

    disagreements respectfully

    X Approach another child/parent

    directly when an incident occurs

    Have confidence in the school to resolve any

    disagreements and misunderstandings between

    students. In the event of an incident occurring,

    give the teacher time to establish the facts and

    allow school to take the necessary actions to

    address the issue and restore relationships

    X Come into the school e.g. canteen

    during dismissal to bring food.

    Instead, wait for your child at the

    Main Gate area OR at the side gate.

    This is also part of the school safety

    and security measures.

    Work with the teachers to help your child learn

    from his mistakes, and take restorative actions

    to correct his mistake

    Allow the school to engage parents of all parties

    involved before coming to a decision on the

    actions to be taken

  • School Dental Services

  • Dental Therapist : Mdm Florence WuTo support your child’s wellbeing, the Health Promotion Board provides free health services, such as screening, immunisation and dental checks in schools.

  • Parents must give their consent before their children receive the services

    Every year to date, 99% of parents have done so

  • Health Promotion Board has launched the Child

    Consent Portal (https://childconsent.hpb.gov.sg)

    to submit your consent online

    Scan Me!

  • It only takes three steps

    Log on to

    https://childconsent.hpb.gov.sg

    using your SingPass with 2-

    factor authentication (2FA)

    from 22 Dec 2020

    1

    2Type in your child’s

    NRIC/BC/FIN

    3Fill up and submit the

    medical form

  • Give Online Consent for Immunisation and Dental Services

    From 22 December 2020

    by

    15 March 2021

  • Getting your

    Child/Ward ready for

    School (2021)

  • 4 & 5 JAN 2021 Morning Assembly

    Reporting time 8 a.m. to 8.15 a.m.

    P1 students will assemble in the Multi Purpose Hall (Level 2)

    Parents will have to leave the school compound after dropping your child off at Level 1 and will not be allowed into the MPH or classrooms due to the Safety Management Measures (SMM).

    *Only 1 parent to one child is allowed into the school.

  • 4 JAN 2021, Mon (FIRST DAY)

    P1 students to wear the temporary name card until their name tags are ready.

    Each P1 student will receive a thermometer on the 1st day

    Shade or tick

    whichever

    applicable

  • Day One : 4 JAN 2021, MONDAYEvent Location

    8.15a.m. Reporting time Multi Purpose Hall8.30 a.m. Routines and

    orientation induction

    Classroom

    9.30 a.m. Recess break for P1

    (with assigned P5

    buddy)

    Bistro

    11 a.m. Routines and orientation induction

    Classroom

    11.45 a.m. Dismissal Indoor Sports Hall

    *Only one parent will be allowed in to pick child up from the

    Indoor Sports Hall

  • What To Pack?Day One

    Water bottle

    Pencil case

    Coloured pencils

    Dry snacks / Money to purchase food

    Do not bring any books

  • Day Two : 5 JAN 2021, TUESDAYEvent Location

    8.15 a.m. Reporting time Multi Purpose Hall

    8.30 a.m. Class bonding activities & orientation package

    Classroom

    9.30 a.m. Recess break for P1

    (with assigned P5

    buddy)

    Bistro

    11 a.m. Class bonding activities Classroom11.45 a.m. Dismissal

    *Only one parent will be

    allowed in to pick child up

    from the Indoor Sports Hall

    Indoor Sports Hall

    1.30p.m. Parents-Teacherengagement session

    Zoom meet

  • 5 JAN 2021, TuesdayParent-Teacher Engagement Session

    P1 parents will be notified via Parents Gateway on the Zoom codes and ID for the Zoom meet by the respective Form teachers.

    The Zoom session will be from 1.30 p.m. to 2.30p.m.

  • Week 1 (RECESS)

    Buddy System for P1 students

    P5 buddies will assist them in buying food and show them

    around the school during recess.

    Form teachers will be there with them.

    P1s will have recess break at 9.30 a.m. to learn how to buy own food and drinks with the help of their buddies.

  • 4 & 5 Jan 2021 (Mon & Tues) 6 Jan 2021 (Wed)

    Early Dismissal Time: 11.45 a.m.

    Parents will pick up child from the Indoor Sports Hall

    Please indicate the dismissal point on their name tags

    Familiarise your child on the route to the dismissal point of your choice

    Bus drivers will assemble the children at ISH and sort them out according to their bus numbers, together with the school staff.

    Student care personnel will also be on standby to receive NASCANS students

    Daily Dismissal Time: 1.20 p.m.

    Teachers will lead students to the various dismissal points.

    Pick your child from your chosen meeting point for dismissal.

    School Dismissal Time

  • DAILY SCHOOL HOURS

    REPORTING RECESS DISMISSAL

    7.35 a.m. reporting

    7.40 a.m. for Flag Raising Ceremony

    P1 : 9.30 am to 10 am

    P1 Dry Snack Break (in-class): 12 p.m.

    1.20 p.m.

    Parents are discouraged from:

    packing food for children for hygiene reasons.

    passing food to children via the school fence.

  • Arrival / Dismissal Points

    Side GateMain Gate

  • Only opened during Dismissal

    Back Gate near Block 266A

  • GENTLE REMINDER…

    Be considerate to the residents.

    Park at the nearby HDB car parks.

    Please do not park along Compassvale Link.

    It is illegal to do so.

    It obstructs traffic.

    The traffic police will take action against offenders.

  • ARRIVAL & DISMISSALParents who drive child to school*

    Drop off point is at Block A. Please drop child under the porch.

    Parents to wait patiently in queue to alight child. Prepare to get

    child to hop off quickly by getting child to sit with bag and water

    bottle ready.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY

    Morning access to school

    All drivers must exhibit greater care and patience while driving in the school. Please refrain from honking within school compound.

    Please keep to the speed limit of 15km/h and follow the directions given by the security guards.

    Parents should not leave their cars unattended during drop off/pick up.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY

    Morning access to school

    Parents who choose to drive their children to the school will be allowed to drive into the school compound and drop of their children at Block A (canteen) only.

    Students are to walk into the school premises by themselves, via the main gate 1 (Security Post) or side gate 3 (Bistro).

  • SAFETY & SECURITY

    Dismissal

    All students can be dismissed via the main gate 1 (Security Post), side gate 3 (Bistro) or side gate 7 (near ISH).

    Please work out an agreed meeting point with your child.

    For the safety of your child, please wait at the designated void decks of the HDB flats so as to avoid congestion at the gates.

    If you are driving in to pick up your children (6 Jan onwards):

    You can only do so after 1.45 pm or when all our school buses have left. Please pick up your child at the Main Gate A where the security guard post is.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY

    Parents’ access to school

    Register at the Security Post at the front gate when you visit the school.

    All visitors’ temperature will be taken and they are issued a Visitor Sticker so that staff and students can easily identify visitors with authorized access to the school.

    Please proceed to the General Office thereafter so that we can attend to your needs.

    You should paste the Visitor Sticker clearly while in school.

  • SAFETY & SECURITY

    Early dismissal for students who are unwell/injured in school

    If your child is unwell or injured, our office staff will contact you. You will need to come and pick your child up.

    Please report to the General Office where our staff will assist you.

    Do not go straight to the classroom as the Classroom Blocks are strictly out of bounds to all visitors.

    You will be issued with a slip “Permission To Leave School Early”. Do pass this slip to the security guards when you leave the school with your child.

  • SCHOOL ATTIRE

    Neatly attired at all times.

    School will impress on self discipline of students. Hair is to be short and neatly trimmed or tied up with black or navy blue accessories.

    Male students must be neat in appearance, clean-shaven and no facial hair is allowed.

    For girls, small, simple ear studs are allowed.

    Modification of uniform is not allowed.

    Ensure Name Tags are sewn or ironed-on on uniforms.

  • Boys’ Attire

    SCHOOL ATTIRE

    Girls’ Attire

  • PE ATTIRE

    P.E. T-shirts to be worn on designated P.E. /PAL days only, together with the school P.E. shorts or culottes.

    Shirts are to be tucked in.

    Purchase P.E. T-shirts according to House colours.

    Name tags to be sewn above the school logo on left side of shirt/ blouse.

  • SCHOOL SHOES

    Black Sports Shoes only.

    School socks that are above the ankles.

    School socks can be purchased at the uniform supplier.

  • ATTENDANCE

    Students are expected to be regular in their attendance.

    School will not grant permission for vacation before term ends.

    Students who arrive after 7.40a.m. are considered late. Parents will be informed if the child has been late for more than 3 times.

  • ABSENCE FROM SCHOOL

    Call General Office before 7.30am and inform Office Staff of absence, medical conditions (if any) and child’s particulars

    produce a medical certificate or letter from parents upon returning to school.

    For HFMD, Chicken Pox and other infectious illnesses

    inform the school once diagnosed.

    return to school after the medical leave expires or seek extension from Medical Officer if child is not fully recovered.

  • CHANGE OF ADDRESS/CONTACT

    Notify school promptly

    Update School Records

    Information is vital in case of emergencies, especially mobile numbers

  • CARE FOR SCHOOL/PERSONAL PROPERTIES

    The school is our home. We need to take care of the school.

    Keep School Clean movement, 5 to 10 minutes every day before dismissal – wipe down routine

    Wipe down routine after eating in the Bistro

    Students are expected to take care of their personal belongings

    Label books and personal items with name and class

    Lockers are provided in the school

    Students are expected to pack their bags daily and bring the right books to school.

  • SCHOOL CONTACT

    General Office Number is 6484 3566

    Email Address: [email protected]

    Website address:

    www.northvistapri.moe.edu.sg

    North Vista Primary’s Facebook:

    https://www.facebook.com/NorthVistaPrimary

    https://www.facebook.com/NorthVistaPrimary

  • SCHOOL BOOKSHOP

    BL Marketing Pte Ltd

    Opening Hours

    7.20 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. daily

    During term time, please purchase items during non-peak hours (11.30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

    Contact Nos: 6481 2378 / 6281 9274

    Email Address: [email protected]

    Website: http://blmarketing.sg

    Online purchase is

    available!

    http://blmarketing.sg/

  • SCHOOL BUS

    Steadfast Transport Service

    Please contact the bus company if you wish to use their services.

    Do not use other unauthorized school bus operators.

    Telephone No. : 6747 4825

    Email address: [email protected] / [email protected]

  • SCHOOL UNIFORM SUPPLIER

    Kong Chong Pte Ltd

    Telephone No. : 6753 1489

    Delivery is available with a surcharge of $5 delivery fee.

    *Terms and conditions applies

  • STUDENT CARE CENTRE

    Nascan Pte Ltd (North Vista Primary)

    Email Address: [email protected]

    Telephone: 9829 2889 / 9622 4924

    Opening Hours: 11.00 am – 7.00 pm

    mailto:[email protected]

  • FAQs

    Should I start sending the books on the first day of school?

    Collection of books will be done by the subject teacher/ form teacher over a period of time. A booklet issued to all students on Day One to indicate which books/files to be brought to school on a daily basis.

  • FAQs

    Can books be kept in class?

    Yes. An individual locker is provided for every student. Student will be assigned a locker. A number lock is preferred.

  • FAQs

    When will the time table be issued?

    It will be issued by the end of Term 1 Week 1.

  • FAQs

    Can my child wear PE attire to school daily?

    Students can wear PE attire on days where there is PE or Program for Active Learning (PAL).

  • FAQs

    Is there CCA in Primary One?

    CCAs will begin in Primary Two for those who have been recommended to join the Excellence CCAs. For the rest, CCAs begin in Primary Three.

  • FAQsWill there be a group chat created for parents of each class by the school teacher? In line with MOE’s guidelines for home-school partnership,

    (https://www.moe.gov.sg/news/Press-releases/guidelines-for-school-home-

    partnership-preparing-students-for-the-future), we want to nurture students

    to be self-directed learners with good habits and takes responsibility for their

    own learning. Students will miss the opportunities to learn to take on

    responsibility for his own learning should parents keep going to teachers for

    daily updates on homework, tests, exams etc. Students will be trained to

    take notes regarding homework, test, exams and other school matters.

    Students can refer to the notes as reminders for the various task they need

    to perform. To partner school, parents can help check on the notes taken by

    students and have a conversation with your child on their learning

    experiences. Teachers can be contacted via official email. Parents can also

    call school, leave a message and our teachers will revert when they are

    available. Teachers are not obliged to share their personal phone numbers

    with students or parents. Therefore, chat group is not a necessity to facilitate

    communications between teachers and parents.

    https://www.moe.gov.sg/news/Press-releases/guidelines-for-school-home-partnership-preparing-students-for-the-future

  • FAQs

    Are trolley bags allowed?

    To ensure safety and security, trolley bags are discouraged unless child has medical reasons.

  • FAQs

    Are students allowed to bring mobile phone to school?

    Mobile phones are strongly discouraged. However for any calls to be made, students can only use mobile phones outside the General Office at the Meeting Place. Phones must remain switched off and should only be switched on when necessary, for child to use it.

  • FAQs

    Can I apply for longer leave over festive season if we need to spend time overseas with my child’s grandparents?

    School will not grant permission for students to leave before school holidays. However, for special cases, parents can write in to the Administrative Manager, Ms Sandra Sia, via the school email

    [email protected]

    Permission will be granted on a case by case basis.

    mailto:[email protected]

  • FAQs

    Any possibility of adding Hindi language to the Mother Tongue classes in North Vista?

    The school offers only Malay, Tamil and Chinese Language as the official Mother Tongue Languages. We cannot add in NTiL languages into the school curriculum.

  • FAQs

    For students taking Hindi lessons outside school, can he/she attend Chinese lessons in school?

    Parents to write in to request. He/she will be exempted from examinations and daily assignments for the Chinese lessons.

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