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LittleOxford Schoolhouse Singpore Serangoon Bartley Kindergarten Learning

Partnerships With Families

Information for Parents

Established relationships with parents means we can share information positively and effectively to support children as much as possible.

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Communication

Open communication between parents and staff is strongly encouraged hence our teachers are encouraged to learn what is important to you as a parent. For effective communication, our school adopted a mobile application as a communication platform between parents and school.

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Nutrition

Children are encouraged to taste a variety of foods but no child is ever forced to eat foods that they do not wish to. All parts of the meal make up a child's nutritional requirement.

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Safe & Conducive Learning Environment

Our school prioritize in providing a safe and conducive learning environment for all children. Every learning and play corners or improvements in schools are designed with health and safety in mind.

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Medical Information

In order to facilitate and priorities every child's medical health, the school will request a copy of each child's immunisation record or a statement of religious or conscientious objection to immunisation.

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Injuries

If your child is injured under our care, our first aid trained staff will be the first responder and administer first aid. If further medical attention is required, attempts will be made to reach the parents immediately. Staff will call Emergency Services if required.

LittleOxford Schoolhouse Singpore Serangoon Bartley Kindergarten Spark

Spark Certified School

SPARK Certification (Commendation) recognises centres with strong teaching and learning practices which include a well-designed and integrated curriculum, and strong pedagogies to support children's holistic development in an environment conducive for learning.

Traits Which Contribute To High Performance

Learning Expectations

  1. Love for Learning

    Enjoy participating in activities. Develop the habit of reading, take the initiative to read, and acquire the basic skills for reading such as directionality of text.

  2. Social Emotional Development

    Willing to communicate with others, listen attentively and understand what others say, and communicate in speech or express ideas and feeling in drawing and writing.

  3. Cultivate Curiosity

    Proactively ask questions and respond to questions, have strong desire to know or learn something. Pay attention to everyday life and recognize the characteristics of language.

  4. Develop Life Skills

    Understand the timeline or causal relationship of events in daily conversations, life experiences and stories.

  5. Character Building

    Hold attention and show patience when communicating with others. Speak in gentle tone using the right words, sparring thoughts for others.

  6. Learn to Respect

    Be willing to communicate with others with courtesy, and wait until his/ her turn to speak.

Understanding Children’s Behavior

Behaviour Guidance

Positive and consistent techniques should be used to encourage children whose play actions are both appropriate and inappropriate.

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Preferred Practices

  • Positive verbal and gestural reinforcement for appropriate behaviour, redirection of inappropriate behaviour

  • One verbal request (ensuring understanding) followed by gentle physical assistance

  • Teaching and practicing of preferred behaviours in order to help children habituate skills and learn self discipline

  • Offering children age appropriate choices and assisting them to follow through

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Prohibited Practices

  • Corporal punishments of any child (spanking, hitting, shaking, etc.)

  • Deliberate harsh or degrading measures that would humiliate a child or undermine a child's self respect (threatening, verbal abuse, yelling, etc.)

  • Deprivation of basic needs (food, clothing, shelter, bedding etc)

  • Confining in a locked room

  • Locking the exits of the Child Care Centre for the purpose of confining

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