Parent Support Group

 

 

Guangyang Primary School believes that education is a shared responsibility between school and families. As such, we endeavour to forge strong partnerships with parents so that the academic and character development of our students can be effectively achieved.

Vision

Active and Collaborative Partners in Education

Mission

To render services and support to the school in maximizing the potential of all LEARNERS

We believe that parents’ involvement in school activities will enhance the educational experience of our students.and would like to take this opportunity to invite parents to join in our PSG programmes.

 

Parent Support Group Executive Committee 2018

 Chairperson  Lim Caihui
 Vice Chairperson (Treasury)  Chiew Siaw Siang Kende
 Vice Chairperson
(Outreach & communications)
 Judith Alagirisamy
 Head of Communications (PSG e-mail)  Goh Chen Ling Beatrice
 Head of Projects  Verome Boo Koh Chor Kiang
 Head of Projects  Samatha Bodepudi

 

School Advisors

Mr Vimalenthiran Vijayasingam
Mrs Andrea Tan
Mdm Malliga
 (Principal)
 (Vice-Principal Admin)
 (Senior Teacher)

    

For further information on GYPS Parent Support Group, you could email PSG email address at psg.gyps@gmail.com or Mdm Malliga at malliga_m_k_muthiah@moe.edu.sg.

 
Form  

We’ll be most happy to have you join us!

  Parents who are interested in joining the Parent Support Group, please download the application form and return it to the school or you may just approach the school administrative staff.

     Parent Support Group Member Registration:  PSG Google Sign Up Form

 

Upcoming Events

 Date  Event Name  Venue  Time
 23 -24 APR 2018  PARENT PREPARATION OF MOTHER’S DAY GIFT  PSG Room  10am – 1pm
 26 APR 2018  NATIONAL LIBRARY BOARD (NLB) UPPER PRIMARY BOOK TELLING WORKSHOP  Music Room  1:45pm – 3pm

Please visit our PSG Storytelling Blog at http://gyps-storytelling.blogspot.sg/
For more info, contact us at: psg.gyps@gmail.com

 

Activities Highlights

Parent-Child Bonding

20th April 2018

Our first parent-child bonding event of 2018 was a memorable one! On 20th April, 20 our students and their parents had a fun afternoon of conversation and hands-on crafting. After a yummy packed lunch, the parent-child pairs, led by PSG member Mdm Chooi Ling, created their own unique hand-made pencil holders. Both students and their parents had an enjoyable time working together on their projects – there was lots of laughter, encouragement and great concentration all around as they created their masterpieces!
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NLB ‘Book Telling for Upper Primary Students’ Workshop

26th April 2018

On 26th of April, the PSG organised a Parents Workshop on ‘Book Telling for Upper Primary Students’. Over 20 parents took time out of their busy schedules to join us in the school library, as an invited speaker from NLB shared techniques and ideas to make reading fun and engaging for older children. A practical session followed where some participants got to try out their new skills. Everyone left the workshop feeling enthusiastic and inspired to encourage our young ones to read!

Do you have a passion for reading-aloud to children? Join us as library reader! Find out more here:

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Mother’s Day Gift-Making

May 2018

“Mothers are like flowers that are planted in our hearts that bloom and fill our lives with love”. What better way to show our appreciation for mothers than with a hand-made gift and heartfelt note? Our PSG parents came together over the course of three mornings to create a special ‘tulip’ bloom for our students  to gift their mums this Mother’s Day. Over 500 unique blooms were made and given out to the students to surprise their mums! From all of us at PSG – Happy Mother’s Day!

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Forest Adventure Father-Child Bonding Activity

21st July 2018

“You can do it!”, “Great job!”, “Don’t give up!” Shouts of encouragement and laughter filled the air early on a Saturday morning as 25 adventurous students, together with their fathers, gathered at Bedok Reservoir for some climbing fun at Singapore’s largest Tree Top Adventure Park. Each father and child pair challenged themselves to complete various obstacles as a team effort – crossing swaying bridges at a great height and even zip lining! For many students, this was a memorable experience – and it was all the more special as they got to share it with their dads!

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Racial Harmony Day

24th July 2018

GYPS is a melting pot of different cultures, and this year’s Racial Harmony Day was a great opportunity for students to experience traditional games and practices. More than 10 of our dedicated Parent Volunteers (PVs) organised booths where our students could play games from different cultures such as Chinese checkers, ‘Tikam Tikam’, ‘Five Stones’ as well as get their hands painted with Henna. Our PVs had a great time interacting with the students, and teaching them about various cultural practices!

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Teachers’ Day Gift-Making

21st – 24th, August 2018

“A good teacher inspires hope, ignites the imagination, and instils a love of learning”. Our teachers at GYPS are truly a dedicated team who pour their hearts into teaching our children. To recognise their efforts and encourage them, 20 of our Parent Volunteers got together to create a unique gift for each educator this Teachers’ Day. The creative streak in our Parent Volunteers shone through as they created over 70 notebooks with handcrafted beading and decorations as well as beaded keychains for the administrative staff. Here’s wishing all our educators a Happy Teacher’s Day!

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