Every Marsilian is a Self-Directed Learner, a Compassionate Leader & a Thinking Citizen
Pupil Leadership TrainingCamp
On 31 Jan 11, our key pupil leaders attendeda leadership camp organised by the PupilManagement and Physical Educationdepartments. The camp began with a brief induction where our pupil leaders werebriefed on their roles as pupil leaders and theschool’s expectations. This was followed by aseries of fun team building activities throughwhich our pupil leaders learnt more abouteffective communication and leadershipskills to promote teamwork. The activitieswere also meant to build their character anddevelop their condence and resilience asleaders.During the camp, the pupil leaders alsoattended the 3-tiered training workshopswhere the P3 leaders learnt about effectivecommunication skills, the P4 leaders learntabout problem-solving skills and the P5 andP6 leaders learnt the skills needed in eventmanagement.The pupil leaders had a great time and theylook forward to applying the skills they havelearnt in the Leadership Projects which theywill be embarking on.
Contributed by Mdm Herianti AS (HOD/PM)
An activity to build up pupil leaders’condence and resilience.
P6 Motivation and AdventureCamp
Can you make delicious bread sticks and abanana chocolate snack in the middle of a jungle? What about walking blindfolded atnight? How do you get 35 people across ariver with only two rubber tubes and a rope?
These and some other seemingly unfathomable
questions were answered during the threedays at the rustic Sarimbun Scouts Camplocated off Lim Chu Kang Road. About 270P6 pupils left their electronic gadgets andhome comforts for the annual motivationand adventure camp to test their resilienceand develop esprit de corps. As always, mostof the campers would initially feel botheredby the dirt and heat. However, by noon onthe rst day, they had already embraced thenatural surroundings. Some groups wereeven enjoying their lunch in their muddyattire and sodden footwear!This year’s camp was extra special, with allthe P6 Mother Tongue teachers attendingthe campfire on the second night. It wascertainly a powerful display of support by ourteachers. It is hoped that all the P6 pupils willsee this simple yet important gesture by theirteachers as an added assurance that they arenot alone in their preparation for the comingPrimary School Leaving Examination.
Contributed by Mr Airwan (HOD/Aesthetics)
Engaging and PromotingReading through iPads @ TheLearning Cove
With the announcement of the availabilityof iPads at the Learning Cove, pupils havebeen ocking to the school library to gettheir hands on one of the latest gadgets toread the eBooks and play some educationalgames. The Reading Apps make storiescome alive with their animation and audio,making it very engaging for the pupils toeither read on their own or listen to a story.The school will be making more iPadsavailable at the Learning Cove as we haveseen pupils becoming very motivated andengaged in reading the eBooks. The schoolwill also be looking into making educationalapps such as Mathematics games availableon the iPads to provide more opportunitiesfor the pupils to make use of the technologyto engage and learn in their preferred way.
Contributed by Mr Yamalasamy (HOD/ ICT)
Pupils deeplyengrossed in wordsearch.Pupils at the listening post.A River Activity.
Back from a mud spa.
Pupil Leaders’ Investiture
On 19 Jan 11, our school held our AnnualPupil Leaders’ Investiture Ceremony.During this event, a team of teachers and263 key pupil leaders were recognised fortheir contributions and meritorious serviceto the school. Our key pupil leaders whichinclude the Prefects, CCA Leaders, NEAmbassadors and Environment Champions,have shown commendable commitmentin carrying out their duties. They have setthemselves as role models for the otherpupils to emulate. The school hopes thatthis event will inspire the other pupils tostrive to be good role models too.We are pleased to announce to you ournewly-appointed Head Prefect, Teo Yi Hui(P6A) and Vice-Head Prefects, NurfaizzahNamirah (P6A) and Nursharina Zuraidah(P6A). We hope that they will do well tolead the rest of the key pupil leaders toserve the school and the community.
Contributed by Mdm Herianti AS (HOD/ PM)
From left: Nursharina Zuraidah, Teo Yi Huiand Nurfaizzah Namirah.Pupil Leaders standing with pride afterreceiving their badges.
Pupil leaders getting ready for thenext activity.