Initial working day of most important faculty: What is on a P1 parent’s intellect?

Don’t forget how you felt on the initially working day of school? Fired up and nervous at the exact same time? Curious about what the next several years will be like?

As a dad or mum, you probably felt these feelings all more than yet again when it was your child’s convert.

On the first day of faculty, we questioned mothers and fathers of P1 students at Yew Tee Most important School what they seemed forward to in this new period of their child’s lifetime and learning.

By Neo Wen Tong
Images by Lee Qing Ping

Much better focus on character-constructing

Schoolbag - Ms FaraMs Nur Faradilla, mom of Mysha, with her partner Mr Mohamad Nor

“After attending the parent briefing, I observed that universities now aim considerably extra on character-making and not so considerably on grades. It’s diverse from our time, but I assume it is a very good transform!

I like how Mysha’s faculty talks about making resilience in their students. Mysha requirements much more self-assurance, and we hope to function with the school to enable her develop in this area.

The college also presents unique possibilities and actions like sporting activities, artwork, and music. We are enthusiastic to see what she will take an interest in.”


Shut partnership with my daughter’s faculty

Schoolbag - Mdm NgMdm Ng Jye Yun, with her daughter Yun Le

“I hope that she would make close friends and finds her spot among her friends. Yun Le may well come across times when she realises her comments and techniques of undertaking factors are unique from her friends. But I want her to generally be type, check out to fully grasp others, and accept the way others do points.

For myself as a parent, I think it’s essential for the college and I to be on the exact same website page in conditions of my child’s improvement. 

I also believe that educational facilities and parents stand on the very same aspect. If there are incidents or issues, we equally want to communicate nicely, find out the root cause, and clear up the challenge.”


Time for understanding from other mom and dad

Schoolbag - Mr Saurabh

Mr Saurabh Gaidhani, father of Aarini, with his spouse Ms Mayura Patil

“As Aarini enters P1, it’s a time of studying not just for her but for our spouse and children. Through the guardian briefing, other moms and dads shared their encounters, and listening to their tales rewards me and my baby as perfectly.

I also assume that this culture allows curtail the ‘my child vs . your kid’ state of mind. We all want our little ones to triumph in their own methods.

In long run, I may well be part of the Guardian Guidance Team. I can see that they are carrying out a good deal of very good operate. I’ll observe and discover, and if I’m ready to, I hope to contribute way too.”

Possibility for my son to chart his route

Schoolbag - Mdm Phee

Mdm Jennifer Phee, mom of Quintus, with her partner Mr Alex Tam

“Primary school is the start of his journey exactly where he finds his have course and figures out where he desires to be in long run.

We’re excited that he’s transferring on to the next chapter of lifetime. With two more mature youngsters, primary university is not unfamiliar to us. But we really do not have any expectations for Quintus. Various individuals increase in different ways.

We will just preserve an open up brain about how he progresses. For now, he’s interested in robotics, but a few years down the road, he could be fascinated in other points. Our part is to help him to attain his possess targets and targets.”

Is your kid commencing Principal 1? Here’s far more on transitioning to main college:

Remarkable days in advance: Easing into key university
What matters when our youngsters start out main university
Help, my boy or girl is not completely ready for Key 1!
Place the textbooks down! 6 techniques your boy or girl really desires for P1
Are you in excess of-getting ready your boy or girl for P1?

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