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English

VISION

All pupils are able to communicate in internationally acceptable English.

 

MISSION

To equip pupils with English language skills and develop a passion for the language.

 

Framework

 

English Dept Curriculum Framework

 

 Department Members

 

Mrs Janet Quek

Mdm Marlina

Mdm Vicki Wan

Mrs Yow Hwee Peng

Mrs Gayle Ng

Mdm Nurdianna

Ms Brenda Ng

Mdm Aishah

Mdm Hamimah

Mrs Tan Li Min

Mdm Mary Chua

Ms Nuru Nabila

Mdm Aliz Lim

Mrs Janis Chan

Ms Nur Sakina

Ms Pavitra

Mr Low Meng Yen

Mr Loy Kah Tai

Ms Jen Gan

Mr Razif

Mr Yong Keen Whye

Ms Jenny Wong

MS Choy Yin Lam

Mrs Teresa Sng

Mdm Hartini

Ms Rachel

Mdm Rhadiyah

Mdm Wahidah

Ms Gayathri

Mdm Aisha

HOD

Level Head

Senior Teacher

Senior Teacher

SSD

Subject Head, ICT & MRL

Year Head, Lower Consortium

Assistant Year Head, Upper Consortium

Year Head, Mid Consortium

Subject Head, Student Leadership (Internal)

LSP Coordinator

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Programmes

 

READING

Objective:    To raise language abilities through reading and develop a love for the language

  •                D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read)
  •                R.E.A.D. (Read, Enjoy and Discover) 
  •                Little Literary League    
  •                Extensive Reading Programme
  •                Little Red Dot
  •                Literature Appreciation
  •                School-based Dyslexic Reading Programme
  •                Reading Remediation Programme



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Reading Activity - Photo 01   Reading Activity - Photo 02


SPEAKING & LISTENING                   

Objective:

1)    To develop confident speakers for effective oral expression and interaction with others

2)    To improve phonemic awareness and listening skills for effective communication

  •                Good Morning, Rivervale!
  •                Pr 1 Speech & Drama Enrichment
  •                Speak Good English Movement






 

 



Speaking & Listening Activity - Photo 01Speaking & Listening Activity - Photo 02

 















Speaking & Listening Activity - Photo 03

Speaking & Listening Activity - Photo 04

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

WRITING 

Objective:    To develop familiarity with and competency in writing a variety of text types

  •              Spelling Bee
  •              Writers’ Wall
  •              Penmanship Contest
  •              Vocab Thrill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Integrated programme

Penmanship Competition with International Friendship Day and Total  Defence Day

 

 

 

HP MP LP programme

 

               i.              Speech and Drama Enrichment for P1

              Students to learn skills for confident speaking through dramatisation

 

                ii.            Little Literacy League and iRead P3 – P6

              Competent readers read to weak readers with pre and post reading   

              assessment

 

              iii.            School-based Dyslexic Programme P3/P4

              Identified students learn different strategies in order to learn to read

              fluently and with understanding.   

 

              iv.            Reading Remediation Programme P3/P4

           Identified students learn to read using phonics

                         


          v.        Extensive Reading Programme P1 – P2

              Competent readers read to weak readers

          

              vi.            L.I.F.E. P1 – P2

              Students to learn English through playing games during recess


P1 Speech and Drama



Participation in external programmes/competitions
(i) National Spelling Competition 2017

(ii) N1 Cluster ‘Spin a Tale’ Competition 2017
‘Spin a Tale’ Competition 2017 - Photo 01‘Spin a Tale’ Competition 2017 - Photo 02