Bartley Community Care Services

8 New Industrial Road #05-01

LHK 3 Building, Singapore 536200

+65 6885 0432

Monday - Friday :: 9:00am - 6.00pm

Saturday :: 9.00am - 1:00pm

Sunday :: OFF

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Objectives 

  • To help K1 students who are lagging behind their peers academically and to prepare academically weaker K2 students for Primary 1 with emphasis on phonics and numeracy concepts

  • To promote and teach parental involvement in their children's studies

 

Core Content / methodology

  • Lessons in Phonics covering A to Z through stories, music and writing

  • Mathematical concepts through games, rhymes and hands-on activities

  • Learning Experience Approach through field trips, discussions, reading and writing

  • Parents are also taught the same but with additional focus on simple methodology of teaching basic mathematical concepts and parenting tips for a conducive learning environment to motivate, encourage their children

  • Individual coaching where needed   

  • Group teaching   

  • Small group work

Eligibility criteria for admission to program

  • Children identified by their teachers as lagging behind in their cohort or not equipped for Primary One

  • Children who are struggling to recognize letters of the alphabet and words in the English language

  • Under financial assistance scheme

  • Singapore citizens

 

Venue
Block 81, MacPherson Lane, #01-29, S360081

Duration

20 sessions, 2 hours per session

Schedule
Saturday, 2pm to 4pm, from May to November

Minimum Qualification required of volunteers

  • Able to speak in English clearly (Good pronunciation is a plus)

  • A credit for English Language at GCE '0' level

 

Training for volunteers

  • Orientation and understanding BCCS’ philosophy

  • Phonics & Numeracy

  • Worksheet Activities

  • Other workshops as appropriate

 

BCCS' Expectations of volunteers

  • Attendance at training

  • Regular attendance

  • Participate in at least one bonding activity outside of the programme

Contacts for volunteering of services