1. Education and Career Guidance (ECG)
PL 21 Resources for students
The PL 21 programme is a 2-year programme for Sec 1 and Sec 2 PL-Lites developed by our Staff, in alignment to MOE’s Framework for 21st Century Competencies and Student Outcomes. The PL 21 programme seeks to develop in our students the 21st Century Competencies (21CC) necessary for the globalised world we live in. A part of the PL programme involves the explicit teaching of life skills to help nurture a sense of agency within the girls.
These skills are summarized in the following posters as a handy collection of posters for quick reference, whenever the girls need to draw upon what they have learnt.
- Note-taking Skills
- Overcoming Test Anxiety
- Revision Skills
- Memory Skills
- Reflection Skills
- Time Management Skills
JAE, JIE N & JIE O Admission Booklets
Please find the relevant Joint Admissions and Intake Admission Exercise booklets from this link.
Pre-U Chinese Language Elective Programme (CLEP-JC)
The Chinese Language Elective Programme at the Pre-U level (CLEP-JC) aims to nurture promising students who have an aptitude for the Chinese Language to attain a high level of proficiency and enhance their understanding of Chinese literature. All CLEP-JC students must offer H2 Chinese Language & Literature at A level. Outstanding students selected for the programme will be considered for the Chinese Language Elective Scholarship.
The CLEP-JC programme is available at the following schools: Dunman High School (Senior High), Hwa Chong Institution (College), Jurong-Pioneer Junior College, Nanyang Junior College and Temasek Junior College.
Students from the graduating cohort may now visit MOE’s Pre-U CLEP E-outreach website for more information on the programme. The website provides an overview of CLEP-JC (e.g. entry requirements, activities organised by MOE and CLEP-JC centres and scholarship information).
5 Types of Poly Courses for Post-Millennials (via Schoolbag.sg)
From hybrid engineering courses to the study of marine life, there are plenty of offerings at the Polytechnics to meet the interest of your children. Read more here.
2. Social and Emotional Support
Stay Strong with these 5 Parenting Tips
Here are 5 tips to help you get back to the essentials that will help you navigate these bumpy times.
Please click here for the resources.
Transitioning Back to School
As our children gradually return to school, we might find ourselves in our period of adaptation. Here is a handy kit to best help our children as they gradually return to schools.
Please click here for the resources.
Stay Well To Stay Strong
Here are some useful resources that can help you relax, destress and stay positive through it all. When we face challenging situations, it can help to talk to someone who can provide a listening ear and to offer you a different perspective.
Journey to Become a Better Supporter
As we weather through COVID-19, there are surely times where we would feel overwhelmed. Join us through an experiential journey on how you can best navigate check in conversations
Link to the Virtual Journey: healthhub.sg/justcheckingin/virtualjourney
Scan QR to enter
Quarter, Quarter, Half (30 seconds song)
Nutrition plays such a big role in our development. My Healthy Plate is an easy-to-understand visual guide designed by Health Promotion to help you to eat healthier, manage your weight, ward off chronic diseases and stay happy and healthy.
A Guide to Building Mental Well-being of Children and Youth
In this guide, HPB have provided activities and tips that parents and teachers may use to build on the different mental wellbeing domains for children and youth. Parents may wish to use the information in your interaction with parents and families, in order to work together to build the mental wellbeing of children and youth.
Please click here to access the guide.
“Race to Praise” Fill Your Child’s Love Tank in 20 minutes
In this resource, Focus in the Family has provided activities and tips that parents can use to reconnect with your kids and nurture them with resilience to handle setbacks in life.
Please click here to access the “Race To Praise” resource.
Supporting your child’s transition through Secondary School
This resource provides tips for parents to build a supportive and caring home environment to nurture the Social and emotional skills of their children and support them through transitions. Please click here to access the resource.
Building Resilience in Your Child
This resource provides information for parents on how to foster resilience and recognise common stress symptoms in their daughters. Tips on how to guide your child in developing a sense of purpose, setting goals, problem solving, building character strengths, developing positive thinking, building positive social skills and building “emotional strengths” are also included.
Please click on this link to download the resource.
Caring Actions in Response to an Emergency (CARE) Brochure
Please click on image to download this resource for staff and parents in crisis support.
Article by Mrs Jenny Yeo, 9 July 2016 ‘Your Grades Do Not Define You’
Please click here to read the article.
Strengthening positive Teacher-Student Relationships
Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Sec) has continued to place a premium on enabling positive teacher-student relationships (TSR) to grow in a culture of care. The school’s journey, together with six others which have utilised either Transactional Analysis, Positive Education or Restorative Practices, has been captured and compiled into a book: Strengthening Positive TSR: Learning from the journeys of seven schools.
Please click here to access the book.
What is Dyslexia?
This resource (What is Dyslexia?) was designed primarily for parents.
What is Dyslexia? aims to raise awareness of the characteristics of dyslexia, dispel some common myths, and provide strategies that parents can use to support their child with dyslexia at home.
What is Dyslexia? covers three broad areas:
- Signs of dyslexia
- Common myths about dyslexia
- Supporting my child with dyslexia
- Helping your child to have a healthy self-esteem
- Helping your child with literacy activities (each activity is accompanied by a printable hand-out in PDF format)
- Helping your child with homework
Please click here for more information.
How Parents Can Support Their Children in the Learning of Tamil Language in Secondary School
Please click here to read the article.
Healthy Meals in Schools Programme
This brochure provides parents with tips to reinforce healthy eating habits.
Please click this Parents’ Booklet for details.
Source: Health Promotion Board
3. Academic Support
Providing Social and Emotional Support for your child
This brochure provides an overview of resources for parents in providing social and emotional support.
Relating Well with Our Children
Communicating with our children is one of our best ways of building bonds. How can we help our children know that we care for them? Here are tips on relating well with our children through active listening and S.P.A.C.E.
Resources for students on Note-taking, Listening, Participation Tips
Source: Dartmouth College, USA
Resources for students on Study skills: Time management, Reading, Note-taking, IT literacy, Research & Library skills
Source: University of Cambridge
breathe Brochures from HPB
Click on image to find out how you can overcome stress and free yourself to release the potential within you!
Click on image to find out how you can choose to think positively for a more rewarding and fulfilling life.
Click on image to find out how you can manage your emotions
Stay Cool! Beat Stress
This 16-page booklet by the Health Promotion Board (HPB) gives some tips on how to manage stress and other challenges. Click on image to find out how you can beat exam stress.
Manage Stress Before It Manages You
This booklet by the HPB informs adults about the sources and signs of stress. It educates adults on managing stress effectively to prevent health problems. Click on image to find out how you can manage stress.
It’s Exams Time!
This is a poster that serves to remind students on what to do before, during and after exams with the aim to help them manage their stress better. Click on image to download the poster.
Bookmark for parents
This is a bookmark that provides parents with tips on how to be there for their child during the exams period. Click on image to download the bookmark.
Guide for Parents on Setting Parental Controls
Click here to read the article.
Time management Resource
Developing time management skills is an important part of life. We seek to help our girls become aware of how they use their time in the context of competing demands on their time. Click on this link to download time management tips and a blank daily time-table for planning the use of one’s time.