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2017


Teacher Winner of Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) for English Language

We are very delighted to share the truly happy news that Ms Faith Huang Huiru, Head of Department for English Language, is one of the recipients of the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) 2017.  This prestigious national award recognises and affirms Ms Huang's contributions to education and to the school.  She was presented with the award by the Minister for Education (School's), Mr Ng Chee Meng. 

We are very proud of her!
Let's celebrate with her!


The Straits Times - Six young teachers honoured for their dedication

Lianhe ZaobaoLianhe Zaobao, 06 July 2017
Teacher Winner of "20th Inspiring Chinese Language Teacher Award"

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Mdm Yang Yiying has been awarded the "20th Inspiring Chinese Language Teacher"! This award is endorsed by the Ministry of Education and organised by Singapore Chinese Middle School Teachers’ Association and Singapore Chinese Teachers’ Union, and sponsored by Lee Foundation. 

This is a national award that recognizes teachers who have displayed exemplary efforts in the teaching of Chinese language and culture in Singapore.A total of 10 Chinese language teachers from 5 primary schools, 4 secondary schools and 1 Junior College were shortlisted out of the 1,000 nominations. The nominations were put up by school principals, teachers, parents and students. 

We would like to congratulate Mdm Yang for winning the award!

Source of Article: Lianhe Wanbao, 31 May 2017

2016


Farrer Park Primary School Featured on The Straits Times
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The Straits Times - Tchoukball helps edric to mature

FPPS Chinese Teachers Featured on "Thumbs-Up" Publication 
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Latest edition of the "Thumbs-Up" publication under Singapore Press Holding featured our school's Chinese teachers conducting a drama lesson on "Chang-Er and the Rabbit" with our Primary 1 pupils. In a twist to the story, pupils needed to think of ways to help Chang-Er in deciding whether she should forgive the Rabbit as the latter has eaten the mooncake meant to be kept for the Mid-Autumn celebration. Through the lesson, pupils learned to apply "Graciousness", one of the school values, in their words and actions.

FPPS @ Outdoor Education

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MOE Schoolbag - Lessons from Outdoor Education



Congratulations to Mr Ben Lee on winning the LEAP award!

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We would like to congratulate Mr Ben Lee for being awarded the LEAP Awardr 2015 (Listening Educator for Advancement and Progress Award). The LEAP Award was launched by former President S R Nathan in 2011 and awarded by the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan to recognise exceptional teachers who have made a positive impact in nurturing students from the heart. Mr Lee is one of twenty outstanding recipients selected by the panel of distinguished judges out of more than 500 nominations.

4th International Conference on Teaching and Learning of Chinese



  
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Mdm Yang, Miss Cai and Miss Kan presented a school-based action research paper on "Scaffolding Process in Teaching of Chinese Composition" at the 4th International Conference on Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second Language. Our school-based action research paper emerged as one of the top five winning action research papers. 

The conference was held on 9 – 10 September 2015  and was organised by Singapore Centre for Chinese Language (SCCL). The aim is  to promote research and application of Second Language Teaching and Learning, as well as to provide experts and educators of Chinese Language a platform to exchange experiences and ideas on pedagogical approaches. This conference is also co-organised by Ngee Ann Polytechnic, National Institute of Education and SIM University, and supported by Singapore Chinese Teachers’ Union and Singapore Middle School Chinese Teachers’ Association.  

Award of Chinese Creative writing Competition 

Holly Zhang Tian Ru has won the Merit Award in The Twenty-First National Primary Schools On-the-Spot Chinese Creative Writing Competition. Her article is published in the “Bi Geng” in Aug-2015, which is published by the Singapore Foochow Association.

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Key messages about the SG50 HOME e-book


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The SG50 HOME e-book is a birthday gift from all students to Singapore, in return for the SG50 ‘Building My SG’ Lego set that was given to them. 

 It is the collective effort of students from all primary and secondary schools, junior colleges/centralised institute, special education schools as well as Singapore International School (Hong Kong). Students have put in a lot of effort for this project and have spent considerable amount of time doing research. 

 Through this project, students have connected with the pioneer generation and gained appreciation for their contributions and sacrifices. We hope that they have been inspired and will create a better future for themselves and for Singapore.   

 The ebook is available for free at the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Readers can download it by searching “SG50 HOME”, or view the web version at www.SG50HOME.sg


Farrer Park Primary School Featured on MOE Primary School Education Booklet 

Farrer Park Primary School is proud to be featured on MOE Primary School Education Booklet cover page!
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iDigix 3D Tronics Challenge @ Labs 2015


During the school holidays, selected students who underwent the 3D-Tronics workshop took part in the Idigix 3D-Tronics Challenge. A nationwide robotics competition that was held on the 28 and 29 of June in City Square Mall.   

Guest of Honour is  Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, the Minister of Communications and Information.The aim of the competition was to create a robot that would keep Singapore a clean and green country.There was a total of 6 teams sent by the centre for two categories being 3D Printing and 3D-Tronics.Team Mr Greenery had won the 3rd place in the 3-D printing. This is possible through their teamwork they had in achieving the position in the competition.


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The students that took part in the 3D Printing were:


Damien Lama from Team Cleano Roboto

Charlotte Yap, Ong Kai Xuan, Zainab from Team Oasis 1

Zafir, Alshia, Ho Rum from Team Environmentalist

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The students that took part in 3D-Tronics were:

Eng Poh Liang, Damien Lama, Javier Tan from Team Moderators

Charlotte Yap, Siew Kai Lun, Bao Zhen from Team Oasis 2 

Zafir, Senge Quek, Colin from Team Mr Greenery

Congratulations to Ms Ou Xin Ying!


Congratulations to Ms Ou Xin Ying on her outstanding performance in her PGDE! She has been awarded the NIE Gold Medal and the Association of Mathematics Educators Book Prize and is the Valedictorian of PGDE 2015!                                                                                                                                       

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Catch the video highlights from our biggest production of the year 2015  





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28th SEA Games Assembly Programme (Drama Skit) at Farrer Park Primary School

2014

Four students’ articles are published in the annual publication - “Qing Zhou ”in 2014 ,which is published by the Centre of Excellence for Chinese Language in South Zone in Peiqun Public School. 


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Students’ names and articles are as follows:
1. TAN JUN MING (4/2) : A lesson I Have Learnt 
2. LIN XINYI (4/1): An Accident 
3. CHEN NAN(6/3): Embarrassment
4. CHEN NAN(6/3) : Respect and Enjoy You Career
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The Heart of Teaching

Singapore Book of Records

FPPS set a new record of the Largest Singapore Map made of egg cartons (2.5m by 4.1m) in the Singapore Book of Records as part of National Day Celebration. 

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Click here for link to Largest Singapore Map Made Of Egg Cartons 
The Sneetches. Proudly presented by Farrer Park Primary School's Drama Club at the National Library.


Our School's Olympics Day 2014
Farrer Park Primary School Now Showing in Theatres
One of our pupils' animation entries from Infocomm Club submitted for NCCC 2013 has been selected by NCCS for advertising campaign. The animation has been adopted and reworked professionally to show in all Golden Village Cinemas for 9 weeks starting from 8 May 2014.
Week 1: The Earth Needs Your Help (http://youtu.be/C9K6a4MWIb4) (Farrer Park Primary School)
Week 5: The Earth Needs Your Help
Week 9: The Earth Needs Your Help

Pek Kio CC 50th Anniversary Celebration

On Sunday 28 July 2013, Pek Kio CC celebrated its 50th Anniversary and the official opening of its new premises at 21 Gloucester Road. Farrer Park Primary School was involved in the performance.

We were featured on Channel 8's programme "In Good Schools"

Farrer Park Primary School interviewed by Channel 5 Red Dot programme on recycling

Bugliest Bug Public Performance @ Pek Kio CC