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Parents Support Group

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As parents, we play an important role in our children’s development and to optimize their potential. The Parent Support Group at Edgefield Secondary supports both parents and their children in their journey at EFSS.


Our Mission, Vision and Roles


Our Mission

  • Encourage and support the school in the wellbeing and development of our children. 
  • Assist parents in developing the skills they need to prepare their children for the future.


Our Vision

  • Work with school management to deepen scope of collaboration.  
  • Building and maintaining closer relationships with all Edgefield parents and PSG members. 
  • Act as a feedback channel for parents to communicate with the school.  

Our Roles

  • We collaborate with the school on projects (e.g. Racial Harmony Day, International Friendship Day etc.) that help in developing the next generation of future leaders. 
  • We connect and enable parents to learn and grow holistically together with our children.  

Contact Us!
You can contact us at our email edgefieldsec.psg@gmail.com or visit us at our Facebook page Edgefield Sec PSG

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JOIN US AS A PARENT SUPPORT GROUP MEMBER NOW!

Please scan the QR code below or fill up the form here.
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2021 Message from EFSS PSG Chairperson


Dear Parents 

A warm welcome to Edgefield Secondary School! 

Edgefield Secondary School’s Parent Support Group was set up with the intention to assist and act as a support to parents and their children at EFSS. 

Here is a look at how the PSG partners Edgefield Secondary:

organise talks on various parenting issues. 
participate in bonding activities with our children. 
organise festive activities in school to create more awareness on the different cultures and their importance. 
participate in other school initiatives and/or collaborations.   

We welcome you and/or your spouse to join our PSG family and volunteer your time and expertise! 

Looking forward to another great year with the PSG community!   

Ms Isobelle Wong 
Chairperson 
EFSS PSG Executive Committee 2021

More Information on EFSS PSG

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Synopsis


EFSS PSG started out in 2014 when the school first took its baby steps to become what it is today. During term time, the PSG EXCO Team collaborated with the school to organise various school events, such as Chinese New Year Celebration, International Friendship Day, and Racial Harmony Day, just to name a few.

The purpose is to provide opportunities for parents to volunteer their time and expertise to facilitate activities in school, and at the same time, build strong bonds with other parent volunteers, their children, other students, and the school teaching community.

Our Code of Ethics


Attitude
√ Be enthusiastic about caring, sharing and learning.
√ Be warm, friendly, and courteous at all times.
√ Be dependable and responsible for our scheduled times. Notify the Chairperson / Event Coordinator early, if you are unable to commit to an agreed parent volunteering event in school.
√ Give constructive feedback for school improvement through the PSG EXCO. Criticism of the professional staff, students, other parents and programs is inappropriate.
√ Be open-minded and flexible. Personal feelings should not interfere with work.
√ Encourage other parents to be a member of the PSG.

Confidentiality
√ Protect the teachers’, students’ and other parents’ right to privacy. Do not disclose school or personal matters which have come to our attention.
√ Discuss area(s) of concern with the PSG EXCO.

Professionalism
√ Be responsible for maintaining an attitude of mutual respect and confidence.
√ Be familiar with school policies and practices.
√ Although the job is voluntary, the commitment is professional.

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EFSS PSG Fathers Club


In 2017, we introduced our PSG Fathers Club. We strongly believe that both parents involvement in their child’s growing years, and building a strong father-child relationship, is a significant factor in a child’s emotional and cognitive development.

In 2019, we took a bold step and collaborated with Centre For Fathering Ltd, to conduct a 5-hr “ICAN Parenting Teens” Workshop on a Saturday morning, on 19 October. A group of about 15 Fathers and spouses attended the workshop facilitated by the speaker, Mr Parcsen Loke, Head, Programme and Development, and learnt valuable parenting skills from him.
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WANT TO BE MORE INVOLVED AS A FATHER? JOIN US TODAY!


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Snippets of PSG Activities!!!

Chinese New Year 2020

 (pre COVID-19 period)

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Teachers' Day 2020

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PSG Zoom Meeting 2020

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ICAN Parenting Team Workshop 2020

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Snippets of 2019!

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Edgefield 2019

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Edgefield Run 2019

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Helping out at the water stations during the Edgefield Run (2019)

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Racial Harmony Day (RHD) 2019 Celebrations


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 PSG Quarterly Meetings with sharing on various topics by school personnel