OWIS Parent Partnership Series – Insights about your children’s educational journey at our school

The journey of education is not a solo venture; it’s a symphony of efforts harmoniously orchestrated by teachers, students, and parents. Research consistently demonstrates that children thrive when their parents are actively involved in their learning process. From the formative years of early childhood to the transformative stages of secondary education, parental engagement has been proven to enhance academic achievement, boost self-esteem, and foster a lifelong love for learning.

At One World International School Nanyang Campus in Singapore, the Parent Partnership Series is an illuminating exploration of the integral role parents play in their child’s educational journey. We recognise that successful education is a collaborative endeavour that involves parents, educators, and students. 

This pillar blog serves as an introduction to a collection of articles designed to empower parents in navigating crucial educational transitions, while underlining the profound impact of parent engagement on a child’s learning experience.

Please click on the highlighted points below to read the associated articles.

Moving from primary to secondary school is a significant step in a child’s educational journey. This blog article focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities that arise during this transition. We provide practical tips for parents to support their child’s adjustment to new academic demands, increased independence, and building relationships with new teachers and peers.

The transition from the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) can be a significant milestone for students. In this article, we explore the expectations and changes that come with this transition. We offer guidance to parents on helping their child navigate the shift in curriculum, workload, and assessment methods.

The transition from early childhood education to primary school sets the foundation for a child’s educational journey. This blog article focuses on the specific challenges and considerations during this critical period. We provide valuable insights for parents on preparing their child for the transition, including fostering independence, social skills development, and building routines.

The Cambridge IGCSE programme is a renowned qualification that prepares students for future academic endeavours. In this article, we outline the key features and expectations of the IGCSE programme. We address parents’ concerns and provide guidance on supporting their child’s learning, managing coursework, and preparing for examinations.

Supporting students’ well-being and mental health is a crucial aspect of their educational experience. This article delves into the importance of mindfulness practices for students and introduces the mindfulness initiatives at OWIS. Parents will gain insights into the benefits of mindfulness and discover strategies to integrate mindfulness into their child’s daily routine.

Assessments play a vital role in evaluating students’ progress and understanding their strengths and areas for improvement. In this article, we provide parents with an overview of the assessment methods used in secondary school. We offer practical tips on supporting their child’s exam preparation, managing stress, and maintaining a healthy study-life balance.

The transition from the IB DP to university can be an exciting and transformative period. This article explores the importance of future-focused education and equipping students with the necessary skills for higher education. We provide guidance to parents on supporting their child’s university aspirations, including researching universities, preparing applications, and identifying scholarship opportunities.

Numeracy skills are essential for a child’s academic success. In this article, we focus on the development of numeracy skills in primary school and offer strategies for parents to support their child’s mathematical learning at home. We highlight the importance of fostering a positive attitude towards Maths and provide practical activities to enhance numeracy skills.

Quality teaching and learning experiences are vital for students’ academic growth and engagement. This article sheds light on the high-quality teaching practices implemented at OWIS secondary school. Parents will gain insights into the school’s approach to curriculum delivery, student-centred learning, and fostering critical thinking skills.

A robust pastoral care program contributes to students’ emotional well-being and overall success. In this article, we delve into the comprehensive pastoral care program offered at OWIS secondary school. Parents will learn about the various support systems in place to ensure students’ happiness, safety, and personal development.

This blog explores the crucial role of play-based learning in early childhood education. It emphasises how play is not just a leisure activity, but also a powerful tool for fostering cognitive, social, and emotional development in young learners.

The OWIS Parent Partnership Series, which take place as on-campus events or webinars, is designed to provide parents with a deeper understanding of the educational transitions their children experience and offer practical guidance to support them. We believe that by fostering a strong partnership between parents, educators, and students, we can create an environment that nurtures holistic development, academic excellence, and overall well-being. Join us on this enlightening journey as we explore these critical educational milestones together.

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