The KidzRead programme aims to promote reading and language development through the approaches advocated by STELLAR for a shared reading experience in the classroom.
The school works in collaboration with the National Library Board (NLB) for the Read@School Programme to nurture reading among our pupils and cultivate a passion for reading for lifelong learning.
The Reading Support Programme provides pupils with basic learning foundation skills through phonics, word attack skills and reading. The school has also embarked on the Reading Remediation Programme (RRP). Since 2013, the school collaborates with reading volunteers from the Standard Chartered Bank in the KCPPS-StanChart Reading Programme for reluctant readers.
Effective communication is one main focus of the school literacy programme. The department leverages the use of drama as a pedagogical tool for pupil engagement as well as to develop in our pupils confidence and oracy for effective communication.
EL ShowTime is an annual event for Primary 1 and 2 pupils to showcase their talent and oral skills as they are expected to enunciate clearly, sing, act and dance on stage for their peers and parents. As part of the drama exposure and learning journey for an enriched experience for a STELLAR unit on The Chinese Opera Game, P2 pupils are treated to an opera performance in the school hall.
E-Cube (Engage Excite Express) is an Applied Learning Programme that is based on the spirit of being socially responsible. It aligns the school's value of "Amazing Love". Its aim is to develop in pupils the appreciation of the literary language and effective communication skills. Drama is the key pedagogy to engage and excite the pupils so that they may express themselves effectively and with confidence. Primary 3 and 4 pupils are given the opportunity to contribute to the community by presenting their choral reading and performing their self-scripted skits on local and global environmental issues.
As part of its drama education to develop talent, Drama Club is offered as a CCA to provide pathways for pupils from Primary 3 to 6 talented in the arts. The school also arranges training for Speech and Drama for assessment conducted by the Trinity Guildhall Assessment Board.
EL ShowTime @ KCPPS
E-Cube (Engage, Excite, Express) - Readers Theatre Performance @ Bishan Public Library