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A community of confident communicators, contributing members of our society.
To create a vibrant and enriching language learning environment which empowers students to become confident communicators and contributing members of our society.
- To provide opportunities that allow students to engage in active listening, reading and viewing to enrich the language learning experience.
- To provide experiences that allow students to communicate effectively through speaking, writing and representing to promote confidence in using the English language.
Learning Support Programme (LSP)P1 and P2
A MOE intervention programme to help selected P1 and P2 students who are weak in oral and reading skills.
Sunrise ReadingP1 and P2
We engage the help of our P3 to P5 students to read together with our P1 and P2 weak readers in the morning.
kidsREADP1 and P2
Held once a week on Wednesday afternoons and with the help of parent volunteers, we collaborate with NLB to promote the love for reading in our P1 and P2 students in New Town.
(Students and Teachers, All Reading - Whole School Approach to Reading)
P1, P2, P3, P4, P5 and P6
In New Town, we believe in cultivating a culture of reading among teachers and students. Through explicit teacher modelling and engaging students in a world of books, we aim to help them find the joy of reading.
STELLARP1, P2, P3, P4, P5 and P6
The STELLAR vision: Children who love reading and have a strong foundation in the English Language.
STELLAR aims to strengthen children’s language and reading skills as well as promote a positive attiude towards learning in the foundatonal years. The programme uses research-based teaching strategies and age-appropriate materials to engage children in the learning of English. At lower primary, language skills are developed through Shared Book Approach, modified Learning Experiential activity and Focused Diffierentiated lessons. As students progess to upper primary, language skills are further developed through KWL, Supported Reading and Writing Process Cycle.
Outdoor Learning Experience (OLE)
P1 to P4
The learning of English Language is best done through tasks and activities in authentic and meaningful contexts. In OLE, students engage in hands-on activities to further develop the targeted language features.
Writing ProgrammeP1 to P6
In this programme, students learn to create a variety of texts to convey meaning and purpose. From creating procedural texts such as recipes and instructions to writing letters to various audience and narrative writing, our students will learn how to express themselves in different contexts so as to bring the intended meaning across. We also encourage freewriting such as journals and quick write in class to allow students to use the language spontaneously.
Literature ProgrammeSelected P4 to P6 classes
To stretch our high progress learners, students are taught to appreciate literature texts, analyse good language use and explore values and themes.
School-based Dyslexia Remediation Programme (SDR)
Selected P3 & P4 students
To help Dyslexia students cope with the demands of mainstream schools, these selected students from P3 and P4 will attend SDR in school to help them overcome literacy difficulties such as reading, spelling and comprehension.
Reading Remediation Programme (RRP)
Selected P3 & P4 students
RRP provides support for our P3 and P4 students who still face difficulty in reading and comprehension. The programme teaches them a range of coping and learning strategies to help them manage their learning better in class.
Student Learning Space
National Library Board
English Language Syllabus
New Town Primary School Library
Speak Good Englsh Movement