|Date||Staff Involved||Activities / Events / Sharing|
|22 June||Mdm Yeo Ai Peng, Mdm Tabitha Lee, prefects||Publicity drive at Holy Innocents’ Primary School on 25 May||Notes of appreciation to Mdm Yeo Ai Peng, Mdm Tabitha Lee and a group of prefects for setting up a booth at Holy Innocents’ Primary School for their P6 students to allow them to find out more about Edgefield Sec Sch|
|22 June||Jimmy Lim & E-club members, SLC, Shooting CCA, Robotics CCA, TKD CCA||Hosting of Rivervale Primary School on 24 May.||Notes of appreciation to the teachers and students for assistance in hosting 40 students and 3 teachers from Rivervale Primary School to have an enriching experience in our school. Activities featured were ACE lesson conducted by Mr Jimmy Lim and assisted by E-club members, CCA experiences conducted by teachers and members of Shooting, Robotic and TKD CCA respectively. Special thanks to SLC for the provision of prefects to assist in hosting and welcoming the guests.|
|22 May||Elsie Cheng||Content Creator email@example.com||Notes of appreciation to Ms Shahidah for designing up and coming up the content for the Google website(sketchnoting resources for teachers). She is also the one who emailed the staff and students the monthly sketchnoting newsletter.|
|22 May||Mr Lim & OSO Staff|
|Reallocation of the Art Rooms|
Designing the storage cabinet for the Art Studios
Building the storage cabinet
|Notes of appreciation for helping the Art unit to shift and clear the items from the Art rooms to the new venue. |
Notes of appreciation to Ms Shahidah to coming up with design of the cabinet based on the needs of the unti.
Notes of appreciation to Mr Halim for helping to build up the customised cabinet.
|22 May||Salina Rosli||Guest speaker|
Presenting@MOE Art Teaching Information Session (In collaboration with NTU ADM)
|Salina was invited to be the guest speaker for the MOE Art Teaching Career Talk @ NTU ADM on 20 May 2018 (Sunday). She, as an NTU ADM graduate, shared her teaching experience with the current graduating NTU ADM students and hope to interest them in art teaching as a career.|
Notes of Appreciation from MOE HR
Thank you very much for your sharing at the event and for working with us to make it a success.
We are delighted that you took the time to come down despite your busy schedule to share with the participants on your Art teaching experiences. Your engaging presentation enlivened the session and sparked an interest in Art teaching.
Once again, thank you for your time on a Sunday evening and we look forward to your continued support for our recruitment efforts!
Hysen Lim (Mr)
Senior Recruitment Marketing Executive, Recruitment Marketing & Research, HR Solutions & Capabilities Division
|22 May||Mr Seow Tzer Yeun|
Mr Alan Teo
Mr Addie Siew
|Write Formula project featured in ETD publication's “i in Practice” Volume 5||Our school’s wRite Formula project in collaboration with ETD is being featured in ETD publication's “i in Practice” Volume 5 (https://ictconnection.moe.edu.sg/publications/i-in-practice/volumes). Pg 2 and teacher's quote by Mr Seow Tzer Yeun on Pg 5|
|22 May||Mr Shasi & Mr Addie Siew||Sharing on Challenge Based Learning at RGS Perl Symposium||The Pedagogical Research Lab (RGS PeRL) was set up in Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary), in January 2010. It was officially launched on 28 August 2010 by Mrs Tan Ching Yee, Permanent Secretary for Education, Ministry of Education.|
In order to benefit from synergistic wisdom and expertise, RGS conducts and facilitates research in collaboration with RGS staff as well as external partners such as the National Institute of Education (Singapore).
Edgefield Sec Sch presented on CBL as one of the five one-to-one computing schools in Singapore.
|22 May|| Teacher Mentors: |
Dr Bernard Ng, Mr Seow Tzer Yeun
19th International Elementz Science Research Conference & Exhibition
Certificate of Commendation (COC)
|Our students attained Certificate of Commendation (COC) for their project on:|
Investigation on the use of fruits batteries to power the generation of hydrogen fuel by means of water splitting.
Million thanks to our teacher mentors for giving guidance and support to students in their scientific investigation throughout the months leading to the competition and conference on 11th April 2018.
|10-Apr||Thinkers’ society: Toh Siong Keong & Seow Tzer Yeun (CCA Teacher/OoTM Coaches) |
Potential Development Committee:Koh Guan Hong & Koo Sin Yee (OoTM coaches)
2018 Odyssey of the Mind National Finals
(2 teams - Potential Development Committee)
(1 team- Thinkers’ Society-1st Runner up and qualify for 2018 World Finals)
Notes of appreciation to the coaches for their dedication and patience when mentoring the OoTM teams.The OoTM team, from the Thinkers’ Society, comprises of all Year 1s achieved the first runner up and qualify for the 2018 World Finals.
|10-Apr||2017 Year 4/5 D&T Teachers||2018 Design Awards|
2 entries were shortlisted for pitching session
|Notes of appreciation to the D&T teachers for submitting students’ projects for the 2018 Design award. 2 of the entries were shortlisted for the pitching session to panel of industry designers & lecturers on 12 March 2018.|
|10-Apr|| Daphne Wee|
| Safety Starts With Me Competition 2018 organised by Workshop Safety & Health Council|
|Notes of appreciation to the Art Teachers (Daphne and Salina) for promoting the event and garnering interest for students’ participation.|
CCA Mdm Sharifah
Ms Joanne Liu
Mdm Siti Zam Zam
|Shanghai Principals' Round table Conference Performance at Innova JC on 27 March||Modern Dance CCA put up a customised performance at Shanghai Principals' Round table Conference at Innova JC on 27 March|
|10-Apr||Candice Ngau||SLS sharing during Sec Math LAMP+ on 27 Mar||As an experienced HOD who is also involved in the SLS Pilot Phase, share with newly appointed MMs about leading and supporting teachers in design active learning with ICT and how ICT is integrated into Math department plans.|
|10-Apr|| Scout CCA|
Mr Darren Woo
Mr Benedict Tan
Mr Jermain Cho
| Frank Cooper Sands Award Results|
|Frank Cooper Sands Award is the best unit competition benchmark for scout CCA.|
Mdm Serene Lim
Mdm Nurul Huda
|The Art of Healing program at Tan Tock Seng Hospital||During the March holidays, Edgefield Harmonica Band collaborated with Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) for the Art of Healing (AOH) program which aims to transform the hospital environment from a traditionally sterile environment to a warm, welcoming place of healing. Our Edgefield Harmonica band performed songs from different genres to enliven the patients' hospital stays and visits. This opportunity to perform also seek to nurture our students as compassionate leaders|
|20 Mar||Joanne Liu||Acquisition of School Piano for Students’ Use||Joanne has managed to acquire a 2nd hand piano through her contacts for our students usage in the canteen. This has help the school to save about $1000. She has also liaise for the transportation and delivery of the piano. Thank you.|
|6 Mar||-School Leaders for their guidance and support|
-KPs and teachers for preparation of packages, conducting lessons and team bonding games and accompanying the students for activities outside school
-Form Teachers for constantly guiding and monitoring your students
-AV team for supporting in AV/PA requirements
-EAS team for bus booking and purchase of lesson materials
-OSO team for arrangement and clearance of classrooms, tables and chairs, etc.-All those who have helped in one way or another to contribute to the smooth running of the camps
|Appreciation for Year 1, 3 and 4&5 Level Camps|
|6 Mar||Joanna How||Thank You note from Academy of Singapore Teachers, CLDC Team||From Mr Derek Tan, Deputy Director 2 of Academy of Singapore Teachers:|
On behalf of the Academy of Singapore Teachers, the CLDC Team would like to express heartfelt appreciation to you for giving cross-level deployed teachers the opportunity for visiting your school and to observe lessons in a secondary school classroom setting. The experience has definitely given them greater insights into teaching and learning in secondary schools.
A special note of thanks to Mdm Joanna How for taking time to facilitate the visit amidst busy schedule and work commitments.
|6 Mar||Jermain Cho||Promotion to General Education Officer 2 from 1 Dec 2017|
|6 Mar||C&T Department (D&T Unit)||In Appreciation - D&T Sharing|
From Principal of Sembawang Secondary:
1. Edgefield Secondary School hosted my D&T team (Teachers and TSOs) on Friday, 26 Jan 2018 for a sharing session from 2.30pm to 5pm.
2. Your HOD/C&T, Ms Elsie Cheng led the sharing session together with your D&T staff.
3. My team shared that they have benefitted tremendously from the sharing.
4. On behalf of Sembawang Secondary School, I would like to extend our deepest appreciation to you, and to Elsie and her team for your generosity in sharing.
Notes of appreciation to the following:
[Mr Halim for preparing samples and provided photo images for the slides.]
Mr Koh for showing and explaining the workshop layout, machine shop and material store to the visitors.
[Mr Winston Chew and Mr Koh Guan Hong for explaining our processes and considerations in coursework facilitations. ]
The rest of the D&T teachers have CCA duty.
|6 Mar||Thank you note to EFSS||Thank you note to EFSS|
From Grace haven:
We are very appreciative of the support given towards Matthew’s academic and holistic journey through working hand in hand with our team in Grace haven. From Adriel Tham
|6 Mar||Muhammad Ammar|
Certificate of Accomplishment for completing
KURSUS TATABAHASA BAHASA MELAYU MODUL 1(Course on Malay Grammar Module 1)
|6 Mar||Muhammad Ammar||Certificate of Participation for completing ‘NFTE University 2018’|
Appreciate ‘Ammar for volunteering to make an impact in our Year 3 Edison students together with Julian and Shakirah. With concepts learnt in EBS, students apply them in NFTE, identifying problems and coming up with business proposals in front of judges.NFTE University equips teachers with the content and rationale behind each activity students go through. It also allows teachers to create network with other schools.
|24 Jan||SH/I&E |
|Interim Relief Planning Team|
Note of appreciation for
- agreeing (at short notice) to take on extra duties as Interim Relief Planning Team till e-relief system is up and running- putting together Relief Planning Concept paper, capturing relief planning guidelines, streamlining relief planning processes
|Creating an e-relief system||SH/I&E provides the inputs for Resident Programmer’s incorporation into the e-relief system|
|30 Jan||Mary, Betty, Hui Ying||No late payment in 2017|
|30 Jan||Colleagues from Humanities Department||Thank you note from Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School|
Thank you note:
Thank you for your hospitality and generosity of having us for the session and kind sharing by your department
|30 Jan||Jimmy Lim||Inspiring Teacher Award 2017|
|30 Jan||Jimmy Lim||Outstanding Contribution Award 2017 (ArtasFest Committee)|
|30 Jan||Julian Lee||Outstanding Contribution Award 2017 (ArtasFest Committee)|
|29 Dec||Ms Amanda Lim||Completion of Diploma in Dyslexia Studies from Dyslexia Association of Singapore in Oct 2017.||Professional development. Moving on to do part-time Master of Education (Special Needs) at NIE (Jan 2018 intake).|
|29 Dec||Ms Vickineswari||5-year Volunteer Service Award presented by Singapore After-Care Association in Nov 2017.||Vicki has been volunteering her service by providing support to ex-offenders and their families since 2012.|
Mr Lee Peck Ping, Principal
Mr Tan Chai Hok, VP
Mdm Joanna How
Mdm Tian Swee GeokMr Lye Nyap Hiang
|Involvement of Care Study of Research Project on Mentoring by AST in collaboration with NIE|
Ms Tan Sio Ling
Mdm Yeo Ai Peng
Mdm Elizabeth Oh
Mdm Janet Lee
Mdm Tan Yih Tyan
Mdm Yeo Ai Chin
Mdm Genevieve Tan
Mdm Candice Ngau
Mr Ng Kok Wah
Mr Eric Foo
Mdm Joseph Tabith Lee
Mr Mohd Nazied
Mr Peter Ong
Ms Por Yu Ling
Mr Hafidz Khan
Mdm June Cheong
Ms Nor Shazleen
Mr Jerry Ho
Mr Oon Kuan Yong
Ms Siti Zubaidah
Mdm Joanna How
Mdm Farah Diba
Mdm Tian Swee GeokMr Chong Yee Ming
|2017 Mentor Mentee Programme (for Sec 4 Express students)|
|29 Dec||Mdm Vicki||Article was featured in ST Forum on 24 Oct 2017 - “Be More Understanding of Teens Late Night Habits”|
Some excerpts from her article:
"parents would wait for them to return, "forcing" them to leave their friends early. They also said that their parents get worried and vent their frustrations on them.“"Various neurobiological, hormonal, environmental and social factors also contribute to changes in the sleeping pattern of adolescents."
|29 Dec||VP Mr Tan and Mdm Tan Yih Tyan||Sharing on Edgefield’s Reading Programme with EL Teachers from Meridian Secondary School|
|29 Dec||VP Mr Tan and Ms Shahidah||Sharing on Edgefield’s Language Arts Programme and CCA Drama respectively with AED officers from MOE|
|29 Dec||Brennan Kwa Yiew Khoon||Certificate of Participation||For completing AST ELIS Professional Learning Programme in “Teaching Prose in the Secondary Literature Classroom” - March to November 2017|
|14 Nov||Klarissa Khor||Best Trainee Award|
Completed the National Civil Defence Cadet Course coducted on 30/10 to 10/11 (2 weeks)Awarded Best Trainee during the 15th Basic Teacher Officer Course