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 

  • KidsZone@Zhonghua offers a fun and creative reading programme for Primary one and two to improve their reading skills and over time, to nurture a love for reading and build confidence in the use of the English language.

  • A drop in centre called Hangout Place is also opened two days a week and offered to Primary five and six latchkey students. Interest-based activities are organised to connect with these students.

 

Core Content / methodology

  • Group story telling

  • Individual coaching & word review

  •  Craft work relating to stories; Show and tell

  • Indoor and outdoor games and activities with a coach/supervisor

 

Eligibility criteria for admission to programme

  • For reading programme, children identified as weak in the English language and under financial assistance scheme.

  • For the Hangout Place, latchkey students of primary 5 and 6 are referred to us.

 

Venue

ZhongHua Primary School 

12 Serangoon Avenue 4, Singapore 556095

Duration

Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the reading programme

Thursdays and Fridays for the Hangout Place

Schedule

1.30pm - 4pm during the school term

Minimum Qualification required of volunteers

  • Proficient in the English language, both written and spoken

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

Training for volunteers

  • A training and briefing session will be arranged for volunteers.

 

BCCS' Expectations of volunteers

  • Commitment for at least 75% of the programme

  • Attendance at training

  • Good team player

  • Willing and able to actively engage students during the programme

 

Contacts for volunteering of services