Parents Intro Letter

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Knowledge Park Educare Pte Ltd
Blk 927 Hougang Street 91 #01-69 Singapore 530927
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 96670637
01st November 2015
Dear Parents/Guardians
STUDENT CARE SERVICES @ PUNGGOL COVE PRIMARY SCHOOL
We are pleased to inform you that Knowledge Park Educare Pte Ltd (KPE) has been selected to
operate the Student Care Centre (SCC) in Punggol Cove Primary School effective January 2016.
Knowledge Park was founded in 1991 and we have more than 20 years of experience providing
quality educational services and student care services to thousands of students throughout
Singapore. Currently, we have community and school based centres island-wide.
Through our Knowledge Park Systemic Learning Framework, we strongly advocate the
partnership between the School, the Parents and the Centre to provide a safe, caring, positive
and stimulated learning environment. We are also supported by professional educational
psychologists and family therapists.
With our unique programme, you will be assured to leave your child in our care. We provide
the following as part of holistic development for each child:
 Learning Styles Profiling
 Character Development
 GEMS Time (various non-academic programmes)
 eLearning Support
 Outdoor Activities
Please find the attached “Our Services and Programmes” for more details.
Admission Criteria
The School-based SCC provides support for working parents by ensuring a safe, caring, positive
and stimulated learning environment for children to complete their homework and engage in
holistic developmental activities after school hours.
All applications will be reviewed and decided by the school committee.
Student Care Financial Assistance Scheme (SCFA)
Student care subsidies are provided by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF).
The SCFA scheme is available to families whose gross monthly household income does not
exceed $4,000 or gross per capita income not exceeding $1,000. Please refer to
http://app.msf.gov.sg/Assistance/ComCare-Student-Care-Subsidies for more information.
Operating Hours
Our operating hours are:
 Monday to Friday (during school days) – 1.30 pm to 7.00 pm
 Monday to Friday (during non-school days) – 7.00 am to 7.00 pm
 We are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and gazetted Public Holidays.
 We are closed on PSLE oral and listening comprehension days. (Not applicable in Year 2016)
Daily Schedule
TIME
MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
After School Hours
Wash Up / Lunch / Independent Reading / Free Play
2.15 pm – 4.15 pm
Homework Supervision
4.15 pm – 4.45 pm
Tea-Break / Rest Time
4.45 pm – 6.00 pm
KP GEMS. Time
(Character Development / GEMS Programme /Outdoor Activities /
Reading Time)
6.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Home Sweet Home
Fee Structure
S/N
Types of Fee
Fee
Remarks
1
Registration Fee
$20.00
Enrolment Fee (non-refundable)
2
Refundable Deposit
$280.00
Payable at initial enrolment
(Off-set for last month)
3
Material Fee
$50.00
Per Year
4
Insurance
$5.00
Per Year
5
Holiday / Full Day Surcharge
$5.00
$5.00 per day
6
Uniforms (3 Sets)
$40.00
7
Monthly Fee
$280.00
Payable per month
Registration Process
For immediate registration, we offer the following options:
Option 1
1. Online registration: please visit www.knowledgepark.com.sg/punggolcove
We will send all applicants an email confirmation on the following Monday after your
completed registration.
Option 2
2. Email registration: please submit the completed registration form and email to
[email protected]
We will send all applicants an email confirmation within 3 working days.
Upon email confirmation, we will require you to prepare the following documents:
o Complete registration form
o 1 recent passport size photograph of the child (taken in the last 3 months)
o Copy of the Child's Birth Certificate
o Copy of Parents' NRIC (front and back)
o Doctor’s letter of medical condition(s), if any
o Total Payment of: $675
 $20 Registration fees
 $280 One-month refundable deposit
 $280 January 2016 Student Care Fee
 $50 Material fee
 $5 Insurance
 $40 Uniform (3 pieces of T-shirt)
o Payment via Internet Banking (details will be provided in our confirmation email)
Option 3
3. Alternatively, you may also submit your registration form and full set of documents on
21st and 22 December 2015 (9am to 3pm) during the Administration Day at Punggol Cove
Primary School.
For more information, please contact us at 96670637.
We look forward to partnering with you to enrich your child’s learning journey with us.
Yours Sincerely,
TaniaLim
Mrs Tania Lim
Director
Knowledge Park Educare Pte Ltd (Punggol Cove Primary School)
Our Services and Programmes (GEMS. Time)
In our Knowledge Park Systemic Learning Framework (KPSLF), we strongly advocate the
partnership between the Centre, the Parents and the School to provide an enriching learning
journey for each student. In addition to close supervision of school homework, we offer exciting
programmes specially designed for your child’s holistic development.
 Learning Styles Profiling
Students will undergo individual self-assessment (Dunn & Dunn Learning Styles Profiling) to
identify their own Personality, Learning and Thinking Styles. The Learning Styles report will
enable our programme staff to understand the needs of the student better.
 Character Development
Our Character Development programme aims to promote gracious living and positive social
interaction among students. We also aims to promote social and emotional learning in the
students, providing them with skills to be a self-motivated and self-directed learner with
strong positive values.
 GEMS Time
GEMS Time is a unique, fun enrichment programme that teaches students the relevant skills
and mind-sets for holistic development. Life skills taught in this programme include personal
motivation, goal setting, oral and presentation skills, writing strategies and creativity and
innovation.
 Outdoor Activities
Students will be engaged in outdoor activities to build and develop their social-emotional
skills. It helps students to self-regulate their emotions, increase their imagination, contribute
to their cognitive development, and facilitate their social & interaction skills.
Learning Styles
Character
Dev elopment
GEMS Time
Outdoor Activities
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