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Vision & Goal

Vision

English Rocks@SMPS!
Creating a vibrant atmosphere for the teaching and learning of the English Language.


Goals

Engaging lessons
Enriching support activities
Encouraging formative assessment



Department Members


HOD English - Mrs Ong Bee Ling 
Level Head English - Mrs Leong Hwee Khim 
Senior Teacher English - Mdm Abigail Henry  




Programmes

1. Let's have TEA! (Theatre Exposure and Appreciation)

  • All P1, P2 and P3 will attend a theatre performance catered to their level.

2. ELITE (Embrace LITerature Enrichment) @ Primary 3, 4 and 5

 Use of literacy text to:
  • Develop competence in analysing texts
  • Understand the human condition
  • Develop a love for reading
  • Appreciate drama and the arts


3. Extensive Reading Programme (ERP)

    To encourage a love for reading in the girls:

Activities P1P2P3 P4 P5P6
Class Library

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Little Red Dot Newspaper

 No

No

No 

 Yes

Yes 

Yes 

 Whole School Reading ProgrammeYes Yes  Yes YesYes  Yes

Author’s Talk 

We invite authors to our school to share their passion for writing and their stories with our students. This way, we get our students excited about reading and inspired for writing!


Media Resource Library (MRL)

Opening Hours

7.30 am to 4.30 pm
 

Loan Policy


Borrowing Privileges:
  1. All pupils are entitled to borrow four library books for two weeks.
  2. Each book can only be renewed once. Pupils will need to renew the item in person at the library.

Fines for Overdue items:
  1. Pupils' borrowing privileges will be suspended once overdue items are incurred in their library account. They will be restored once the books are returned to the library.

Charges for lost/damaged items:
  1. For every item lost/damaged, the pupil will have to pay the cost of the item lost/damaged.
  2. There will be no refund once payment is made even if the lost item is found by the pupil later.

Online Library System (OPAC):
  1. Pupils will be able to view their borrowers’ status by accessing the online library system (OPAC) at: http://stmargaretspri.spydus.com.sg/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/OPAC/HOME
  2. Alternatively, pupils can be directed to the above website via our school website. First, click on E Portal icon on the school website. Then click on MRL Catalogue to access OPAC.
  3. The User Id for accessing OPAC will be the pupil’s EZ Link Card number. The password will be her EZ Link card number without the first alphabet. For example, User Id: T0765432A, password: 0765432A