E3 Reasoning - Robotics

 

P1 and P2 E3 Reasoning Workshop 

To develop creativity and analytical skills, P1 and P2 students who have exhibited greater aptitude and interest in E3 Reasoning were identified to participate in the "Reasoning Using Magic" two-day workshop.

 

 

 

E3 Reasoning: Code For Fun!

Our selected P3 and P4 students participated in the Code For Fun (E3 Reasoning Enrichment) Programme during the June Holidays. This learning experience enabled our Concordians to learn reasoning through the coding process as they plan their game logic.

Concord's ALP and LLP make the news!

Concord is proud to be featured in a TODAY newspaper article on 29th June 2015. It  focuses on its Applied Learning Programme - E3 Reasoning@Concord - and Learning for Life Programme - Outdoor Education@Concord.

 

2015 Shanghai/Jiaxing/Hangzhou TIE 

The TIE programme in Concord is planned to broaden our students' experiences and deepen their learning, and at the same time deepens students' committment and rootedness to Singapore. It facilitates Concordians in accepting globalisation and embracing different cultures. Concord teachers led a group of 29 students to Shanghai/Jiaxing/Hangzhou from 2 - 7 June. 

 

E3 Reasoning - Robotics

E3 (Enable, Enrich, Empower) Reasoning @ Concord aims to equip our students with the competencies and skills that would build a good  foundation beyond their primary school years via our weekly E3 lessons which the school has structured into the curriculum. Robotics has been leveraged to provide additional experiences for students who have exhibited greater interest and aptitude in E3 Reasoning. Through the Robotics Programme which has commenced on 19 May 2015, our selected P4 and P5 students will learn to think creatively, analyse situations and apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to real world problems.

2015 Sorpor Tamil National Debate

Our Primary 5 pupils participated in the National Debate Competition organized by Tamil Representative Council and MOE, Curriculum planning division. Our pupils did Concord Primary School proud with their sterling debating skills and confident articulation to emerge as a runner up. The debate was telecasted on Vasantham Central on 26th April 2015 and an article about the debate was published in Tamil Murasu on 27th April 2015. Congratulations to the winners!

International Friendship Day and Hosting of Overseas Partners

 

 

Concord Primary School opened her doors and welcomed her overseas partners from Indonesia and Brunei from the 14th April 2015 to 17th April 2015.  The schools were Santa Laurensia Elementary School from Jakarta, Indonesia and Sekolah Rendah Lambak Kanan Jalan 49 from Brunei.

 

Concord has made a difference!

 

 

Concord is proud to have made a difference in Jacob's life! Click here to read the full post.

 

Our Concordians, Our Pride!

Aditi Gawande, Cheryl Ow, Ng Shi Hui, and Leong Zhe Yean emerged as third runner-up for the 9th Interschool Sudoku Challenge! held at Broadrick Secondary School on 31st March 2015. Well done Concordians!

Overseas Exchange Programme to Jakarta (2015)

 

Our Primary 4 pupils participated in Concord Primary School’s annual overseas exchange trip to Santa Laurensia School in Jakarta, Indonesia during the March holidays. 

 

 

 

     

Founder's Day Rally 2015 

A group of Concord Scouts participated in the Founder’s Day Rally on Saturday, 28 February 2015. Several primary schools from the Bukit Panjang and Serangoon districts took part in the event which was held at Dazhong Primary School. They participated in the Recycle Robot competition where the boys had to construct a robot using recyclable materials and our boys tasted sweet success as they achieved the 3rd placing. Well done boys! 

 

Gecko Speed Climbing Competition

 

 

26 of our students had recently participated in the Gecko Speed Climbing Competition organised by Greendale Secondary on the 28 February 2015. The team was made up of experienced participants from past competitions and identified P5 talents from the recent Sport Climbing Exposure Programme. We clinched all top 3 spots for the girls (primary schools) category. Congratulations Concord Climbers!

 

 Lunar New Year Celebrations 2015

 

 

Concordians had a wonderful time celebrating Chinese New Year with friends and teachers on 18 February 2015. This year, Concordians had a rare chance to get up close and personal with the lion dance, with hands-on session to learn how to be a good lion dancers and drummers. We wish all Concordians and their families a wonderful Lunar New Year and Goat Xi Fa Cai!   

 

CNY Spring Cleaning 2015

 

 

To usher in the lunar new year, and give Concordians a hands-on experience to better understand the Chinese culture, time was set aside for Concordians to carry out CNY Spring Cleaning on 17 February 2015. Concordians participated enthusiastically to spruce up their classrooms and felt a sense of satisfaction!

 

2015 Chinese Calligraphy Mass Activity

To tie in with Chinese New Year celebrations and Mother Tongue Fortnight, the Mother Tongue Department organised a Mass Chinese Calligraphy for all the P5 & P6 students on 16 Feb 2015. The programme provided Concordians an opportunity to learn about the traditional values of patience and persistence associated with Chinese calligraphy, as well as the meaning of some of the auspicious writings commonly seen during CNY. Concordians had a fun and enriching hands-on session practising after watching demonstrations by the teacher.

Learning Journey to Kok Wah Technology Farm

During the Mother Tongue Fortnight, some of our P2 students had the opportunity to visit a local technology farm where they saw for themselves how vegetables were grown. Students were also each given a 'growing package' which enables them to have a hands-on experience growing their own vegetables!

 

Forging Quality School Partnership 2015

On 9 Feb 2015, Concord warmly welcomed our new friends from China. More than 50 Concordians from Primary 4 & Primary 5 had a chance to play host to our guests and new friendship was forged through enriched interactions and activities between the young future leaders of the two countries.

 

Multi-Functional Rockwall @Concord

 

The multi-functional rockwall was designed and constructed to support Concord's Learning for Life Programme (LLP) in Outdoor Education. Since the completion of the multi-functional rockwall in early January 2015, the school has kick-start the Sport Climbing Exposure Programme for our Concordians. All students from Primary 3 to Primary 6 will be scheduled to learn and experience Sport Climbing in the course of the year. Primary 1 and Primary 2 students will be introduced to Bouldering during some of their PE lessons. 

 

Mass Student Leadership Training 2015

 

In Concord, every child is a leader. Every child is given the opportunity to take on leadership roles. In order to ensure that students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to carry out their duties effectively, mass Leadership Training was conducted over two days.

 

Excellent Service Award (EXSA)

 

Congratulations to our staff Mdm Mala Ramiah (EXSA GOLD) who have been conferred the 2014 Excellent Service Award (EXSA). EXSA is a national award that recognises individuals who have delivered outstanding service. Congratulations!

Excellent Service Award (EXSA)

 

Congratulations to our staff  Mdm Joan Wong (EXSA GOLD) who have been conferred the 2014 Excellent Service Award (EXSA). EXSA is a national award that recognises individuals who have delivered outstanding service. Congratulations!

Excellent Service Award (EXSA)

 

Congratulations to our staff Ms Elaine Lee (EXSA Silver) who have been conferred the 2014 Excellent Service Award (EXSA). EXSA is a national award that recognises individuals who have delivered outstanding service. Congratulations!

 

P5 Learning Journey to Little India

 

Mother Tongue Department teachers brought all Primary 5 students on a mass learning journey to Little India (Pongal – Harvest Festival Bazaar) on 13 January 2015 to expose and create awareness among students on the different practices of another race thus creating unity in diversity.

 

Concordians had a rich learning about Pongal celebrations in Singapore visiting the various learning stations.

Recess Buddy Programme

To help the Primary One students settle well into the school environment, 170 of our Primary Four students volunteered to be student buddies to the Primary One students. They stayed back after school for the first three days to assist the Primary One students during their recess. The student buddies taught their juniors how to buy food during recess and showed them around the school. They really took good care of their juniors and lived out the iGIVE culture. We are indeed very proud of our Primary Four student buddies.

 

Walk With Me Programme

 

 

 

 

 On the first day of school, the Primary 6 Concordians welcomed the new Primary 1 students into the school grounds. They befriended their juniors and made them feel at ease as they made their way to the school hall. Along the way, the seniors also proudly pointed out to the juniors the beautiful learning corners of the school.

 

First Aid Workshop For Staff

 

The school organised a workshop with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to equip its staff with basic first aid knowledge and a demonstration of CPR on 30 Dec 2014. It was a fruitful session which allowed all staff to familiarise themselves with practices on bandages and the rendering of CPR when in need. 

P1 Orientation Day 2014

Concord’s Primary One Orientation Day is an important annual event where the school sets aside time to familiarise the incoming Primary One students and their parents with the life in Concord Primary School. This year’s theme, “Endless Possibilities”, speaks volume about the holistic education each child is about to receive over the next 6 years. Through the Parent’s Orientation Programme, the parents gained deeper insight about the school’s vision and mission, various school programmes and the new expectations for their child. The students were given an opportunity to meet and mingle with their new classmates. They were also given a tour around the school to familiarise themselves with all the important school facilities. It was a great experience for everyone.

CCP Prize Giving Day 2014

 

The Co-Curricular Programme (CCP) Prize Giving Day is an important event in the school calendar. Each year, the school honours her students who have given their time and effort to represent the school in various CCA competitions.

 

Mass Recycling Programme 2014

 

Concord Primary School embarked on its first ever Mass recycling outreach to the community. In previous years the programme only targeted 10 blocks. In 2014, the programme targeted 30 blocks all within the vicinity of the school. 

 

P6 Fundraising Carnival for CCF

Concord Primary School embarked on its first ever level wide fund raiser on 7 November 2014. This fund raiser was planned and organised by the P6 students in their bit to raise funds for the school’s partner, the Children’s Cancer Foundation. The primary 6 students set-up game and activity stalls to where students from other levels participated in. Through their efforts, the primary 6 students managed to raise a total of $2479.20.

PERI Upgrading in Concord Primary

 

Concord Primary School has commenced its PERI PRIME since Dec 2014 with the erection of 6-storey classroom block and Indoor Sports Hall. The project is targeted to complete in 27 months. Students of Concord Primary School will then be able to enjoy a better and more conducive environment for their studies. We would like to seek the understanding of all parents as well as the community during the project, and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

GRACE Day 2014

 

 

The school celebrated its annual GRACE Day on 14 November 2014.  GRACE stands for Giving Recognition and Affirmation for Concordians of Excellence.  It was a day to congratulate students who have made great achievements academically as well as affirm our staff and stakeholders who have made outstanding contributions to the education service.

Outstanding Contribution Awards (Individual Category)

 

 

Congratulations to Mr Yusman Tajap and Mr Yow Jit Sin, for their achievements. 

Outstanding Contribution Awards (Team Category)

 

 

Congratulations to E3 Reasoning for achieving the Enriched Minds Award and Precious Moments for achieving the Caring Hearts Award. 

Intergenerational Learning Programme at Concord Primary School

 

 

 

The Intergenerational Learning Programme (ILP) at Concord Primary School is a collaborative programme the school has with Family Central. It serves as a platform for seniors to pursue lifelong learning and helps to strengthen intergenerational ties. In Concord Primary School, 30 of our Primary 6 students were paired up with 23 seniors and acted as “teachers” to them.

 

 

 

Brownies West Division Day Heritage Trail

 

 

A team of 4 brownies took part in the annual West Division Day Heritage Trail.  The team did well and came in second for the trail. The objectives of the Heritage Trail are primarily to provide an opportunity for the West Division Girl Guides and Brownies to interact in an engaged learning environment, to promote a deeper understanding of Singapore’s heritage and history, and also to develop leadership and teamwork skills among the Girl Guides and Brownies.

P3 OE Discovery Trail 2014

 

 

P3 students participated in the OE Discovery Trail at West Coast Park. The programme was designed for students to explore adventure racing in a safe environment, observe the natural environment around them, practice basic navigational skills, study important environmental concerns and build team bonding. 

P4 OE Sports Programme 2014 

 

 

P4 students were given the opportunity to undergo the Outdoor Education (Sports) Programme. They were exposed to two outdoor adventure discipline namely sport climbing and abseiling. The programme helped to cultivate the values of courage, perseverance and resilience. 

Free Cyberwellness Game for Parents and Students (P4-P6)

 

 

Download the latest mobile game app, C-Quest, on your mobile phones. This game is developed by MOE to involve parents in reinforcing key Cyber Wellness messages at home. To complete the cyber quest, children have to converse with their parents and answer questions related to cyber wellness. The game also provides useful tips to the players to manage their online activities.   
 

 

Mid-Autumn Cultural Night 2014

 

 

Following a successful maiden Mid-Autumn Festival Night organized last year, Concord Primary School held its second Mid-Autumn Cultural Night on 29 August 2014. This event ties in with the Mother Tongue Language and Cultural Camp and aims to provide a platform for the lower Primary students to learn about the cultural significance of reunion and bonding.

 

We congratulate the Senior Team players for the well-deserved trophy they had won through their sheer determination, resilience and fighting spirit!

Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation For Dance 2014

 

 

We took part in the 2014 SYF Arts Presentation For Dance. With hard work and determination, the pupils had attained the Certificate of Accomplishment. The students performed with grace and determination. 

 

20th National Primary Schools On-the-Spot Chinese Creative Writing Competition

 

Our student, Ren Jia Yi from CL6.1/6D, has done us proud by clinching two awards for the same essay. The same winning essay was put up for the "Singapore-Malaysia Schools On-the-Spot Chinese Creative Writing Competition". This competition involved stories written by top students from Singapore and Malaysia. We are pleased to share that Ren Jia Yi has also clinched the third prize in this competition.

 

Gearing for the Future 2014 - Motivational Talk

 

 

Gearing for the Future 2014 was organized by the Youth Wing of the Tamil Representative Council. 18 of our Primary 3 and Primary 4 pupils attended the workshop. The workshop was conducted in the MDIS Hostel auditorium by Mr Nishant Kasibhatla, CSP. Our pupils who attended the workshop benefitted tremendously by witnessing a mind blowing demonstration of the power of the human mind. They also learned how to remember, retain and recall information in a fun and easy manner.

 

Avaiyaar Tamil Language Competition

 

 

Tamil Language and Cultural Society organized Avaiyaar Tamil Language Competition on 20th July. Around 1000 students participated in this event. Students had to memorise poems written by a Tamil Poet named Avaiyaar. Our school emerged as one the top 3 schools to have sent the most number of participants for this competition.

 

Kindergarten Outreach Programme 2014

 

 

The voices and laughter of more than 200 K2 pupils resonated through the corridors and special activity corners in Concord Primary school for 2 days in May 2014. Pupils from various kindergartens in Choa Chu Kang were invited to Concord Primary School. Through this programme, the kindergarten pupils were given a taste of the experiences they would enjoy in primary school next year.

 

Tamil Language Competition - Organised by Telok Blangah CC

 

 

2 of our students went into the finals for Tamil competition organised by Telok Blangah CC. It was a national competition and many students from different zones participated in the competition. It was a very tough fight but Subramaniam Suraj from 6E clinched third position for Oratorical Competition and M Ahilan from 3C came in third for story telling competition. 

 

National Primary Schools Sport Climbing Championship 2014

 

 

The National Primary Schools Sport Climbing Championships 2014 was a platform for 18 of our talented students to compete against other schools’ competitors in their respective age groups. The students participated in two disciplines: top-rope climbing and bouldering. During training sessions, they trained hard and gave positive encouragement to each other. At the event, they gave their best and displayed confidence, determination and resilience.

ALP and LLP Sharing with Other Schools

 

 

Concord’s E3 Reasoning (Enable, Enrich, Empower) ALP and Outdoor Education, OE (LLP) were endorsed by MOE in April 2014. The school conducted a sharing on the development, framework, pedagogy and the unique experiences offered in Concord through the ALP and LLP to other schools on 9th July. 

Leading Foundation Teacher Award

 

Concord congratulates Mr Yow Jit Sin, AED LBS, on being awarded the Leading Foundation Teacher Award at the Inaugural Henry David Hochstadt Early Childhood Symposium on 19 July 2014. 

National Tamil Language Teacher-Led Professional Sharing (Primary) 2014

 

Concord's Senior Teacher for TL, Mrs Thanaletchimi Ganeson, shared her  best teaching practices with fellow Tamil teachers at the national professional sharing  session on  23 July 2014 at UPTLC. Mrs Ganeson's sharing  has created opportunities for teachers to immerse into a culture of a collaborative learning and networking in the teaching of  Tamil Language within the fraternity. 

National Day Award 2014 

 

Concord congratulates  Mdm Yap Huie Yuan, HOD/Math, on being conferred the Commendation Medal for the 2014 National Day Awards.The Medal is awarded as recognition of her distinguished and commendable performance and conduct, or significant efficiency, competence and devotion to duty as an educator. 

National Day Award 2014 

  

We also congratulate Mrs Sasi Santa, Senior Teacher/Discipline, on being conferred the Long Service Award (25 years).  The Medal is awarded to officer who is of irreproachable character and whom the President is satisfied has completed at least 25 years service in the service as an educator. 

National Day Award 2014 

  

  

Concord extends its heartiest congratulations to its School Advisory Committee member, Mr Jefferson Neo, on being  conferred the Public Service Star (BBM) in this year’s National Day Awards  by The President of the Republic of Singapore. We thank Mr Jefferson Neo for all his contributions to the school and the community. 

8th National Inter-School On-the-spot Chinese Poetry Writing Competition

 

 

Our Concordian, Ren Jia Yi from CL6.1/6D, won the 1st Position (Category A).  This is the 3rd consecutive year where Concord has claimed the top position in the national level competition.

School visit by Mr Hawazi Daipi (Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Manpower)

 

Concord warmly welcomes Mr Hawazi on 22nd May. It was our pleasure to share with him our unique Concord experience. He experienced Concord's ALP (E3 Reasoning) and LLP (Outdoor Education) and interacted with staff, pupils and PSG.

 

Mr Hawazi's visit was also published on MOE’s Facebook page here

 

 

E3 Reasoning @Concord

"Where your child's Reasoning becomes Visible"

 

 

Concord is proud to announce that our ALP application – E3 Reasoning @Concord has been approved and endorsed by MOE!

Outdoor Education @Concord

"A step out to miles ahead"

 

 

Concord is proud to announce that our LLP application – Outdoor Education @Concord has been approved and endorsed by MOE!

MOE ExCEL FEST 2014

 

We were selected by MOE to showcase “Precious Moments” at the 2014 MOE ExCEL Fest!

13th Inter-school National Scrabble Competition 

  

We are the Champions!

Pride of Concord - In Conversation with 早安您好 on Good PSLE Results 2012

 

Mrs Chua was interviewed on TV, together with ex-Concordian Soh Gek Shuen and her father, Mr Desmond Soh.