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June Jungle Gym

Children are naturally creative. It isn’t a lack of ideas that prevents students from writing well and becoming top-notch students. Rather, it is a lack of commitment to reifying their ideas through rigorous practice. In a world full of shiny technological distractions, we are constantly refining our formula for getting your

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Knowledge & Power

The Unadulterated Joy of Hard Work

Spend enough time in certain famous institutions, universities, and workplaces, and you will realise that the prevailing culture is, in a word, workaholic. That is not to say that the students there are miserable. Most of them are competitive, eager to learn, and hurl themselves into their work and achievements.

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Personal Branding & Well-Being

Musings of an Ex-Vice-Principal: The Interview

The moment I heard the first question, I was stumped. There and then, I knew that I had blown my chances at The Interview. That afternoon, which ironically and ominously happened to be April Fool’s Day as well, I headed down to the Ministry of Education (MOE) lugging a mixed

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Announcements

Academic Admissions Prep (DSA)

DSA can be a stressful experience. Nothing in your child’s career at school will have prepared them to showcase their talent and aptitude this way. The DSA interview process demands that candidates answer confidently, yet humbly; the personal statement requires applicants to describe their achievements, demonstrate character and show self-awareness

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Knowledge & Power

Building the Write Muscle

The task of having to build the right muscles is not reserved for professional athletes alone. Writers, too, must work hard at their craft and train their creativity. As most of us know, creativity is now an overused buzzword – yet its importance to students continues to increase. The paradoxical

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Building a Literary Portfolio: The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay 2017

The 3-day holiday workshop is aimed at helping young budding writers craft a substantial and remarkable piece of writing to be submitted for the renowned Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition. On the first day, students will be asked to brainstorm on the theme – ‘A Commonwealth of Peace’ – and the

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Announcements

March Holiday Programmes

Build a personal portfolio with us this March. Our workshops will help you to practice essential writing skills that combine academic rigour with literary techniques, finished off with a thoroughly modern aesthetic sensibility for the Millennial generation and beyond. Our teachers, who are also heavily invested in the local literary

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Announcements

2016 PSLE Results

We couldn’t be more delighted with your results this year, PSLE Class of 2016! 38% of you achieved A* 94% of you achieved A or A* 100% of our GEP students achieved A* More than 80% improved at least one letter grade (A to A*, B to A etc.) in

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PSLE Honour List

This all-too-familiar examination assesses how much students have learnt over six years of primary education and whether they have acquired a sufficient academic foundation. For some of you, it was not just an examination, but also a competition to see who would get the most distinguished grades. Some of you

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Announcements

ABP Winner: Ryan Seah

This year, we decided to launch the Academic Book Prize to students who have managed to distinguish themselves in their achievements in English and writing. We considered a plethora of interconnected factors, including academic results, but also creativity and intellect, progress made throughout the year, spiritedness, and of course, sheer

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ABP Winner: Matthew Oh

This year, we decided to launch the Academic Book Prize to students who have managed to distinguish themselves in their achievements in English and writing. We considered a plethora of interconnected factors, including academic results, but also creativity and intellect, progress made throughout the year, spiritedness, and of course, sheer

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