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LYCEE FRANÇAIS DE SINGAPOUR3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 Singapore 569928 No. of Company : 198004581H2013 Back to school Information – CE2/CM1/CM2 - 3 rd grade/ 4 thgrade/ 5 th gradeThere are two types of classes, depending on the languages offer:Bi-langue classes: French + English + 5 different subjects taught in English + 2 Mandarinlessons per week starting in CE2.English+ classes: 55% of the courses taught in French and 45% taught in English + 1Mandarin lesson per week starting in CE2.1. Size and Structure of Classes :From the start of the new school year 2013, the students will be split into 46 classes (20 CPand CE1 classes at Serangoon. 26 CE2, CM1 and CM2 classes at Ang Mo Kio):For all the “bi-langue” classes, the maximum size is 26 students per class.• 8 CP bi-langue and 2 CP Anglais+ => 10 CP classes (1 st grade)• 8 CE1 bi-langue and 2 CE1 Anglais+ => 10 CE1 classes (2 nd grade)• 8 CE2 bi-langue and 2 CE2 Anglais+ => 10 CE2 classes (3 rd grade)• 7 CM1 bi-langue and 2 CM1 Anglais+ => 9 CM1 classes (4 th grade)• 5 CM2 bi-langue and 2 CM2 Anglais+ => 7 CM2 classes (5 th grade)The teachers list and their email addresses will be sent to you during the first week of term. Forany questions regarding how the class is run or a concern about your child, it is important tocontact their class teacher first and foremost.In the case that there is a change of bus, AES (after school activity)…etc… Do not forget toinform the Ang Mo Kio secretary: secprim1@lfs.edu.sg2. The Elementary School facilities:In order to accommodate the influx of new students, the CP and CE1 classes have moved onthe LFS Serangoon campus, since September 2011.The CE2-CM1-CM2 students’ classes are in the Ang Mo Kio campus.The Elementary school classes are therefore split between the two campuses: Serangoon andAng Mo KioSerangoon Campus, CP and CE1(red building, Kensington Park Road side)20 homerooms1 language classroomIT/computing : 2 to 4 computers perhomeroom2 gymnasiums1 room for GAIN (learning difficulties) andFLSco (language difficulties)2 playgrounds1 staffroomAng Mo Kio Campus, CE2, CM1 and CM2(4th floor, buildings A+G)26 classrooms7 language classrooms1 computer room1 music room1 gymnasium + 1 dance studio1 room for GAIN (learning difficulties) and + 1room for FLE/FLSco (language difficulties)1 playground1 staffroomAll primary school classrooms are equipped with interactive white boards.At the back to school meetings, the teachers will be able to show you a little demonstration.3. Where to drop off my children the first day of school?You will be receiving you child’s class list by email the day before the first day ofschool, on Monday, September 2 nd , before 8pm, as well as a plan of where the classesneed to line up. Therefore, you will know where to find your child’s teacher on themorning of the first day back.CE2, CM1 and CM2 at Ang Mo Kio: from 7.50am to 8.15am, at the Elementary playground


LYCEE FRANÇAIS DE SINGAPOUR3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 Singapore 569928 No. of Company : 198004581H(CP and CE1, at Serangoon: From 7.50am to 8.15am, at the playground, then from 8.15am to8.45am in the home classroom).You will therefore have time, if you have children taught at both Serangoon AND Ang Mo Kio todrop off your child at Serangoon (CP/CE1) either before 8.05am at the playground, or to take themdirectly to class after dropping off their brothers or sisters at Ang Mo Kio, between 8:15 and 8:45.From the 2 nd day onwards, the drop off hours will remain the same (7.50am to 8.15am for bothcampuses)Attention!! The first day of school, even if it is a Tuesday will be a ½ day like a Wednesday orFriday. It means that this first day, the classes will finish at 12:15. The bus service will transportyour children at 12:15 also for this first ½ day.4. Where do I drop off / pick up my children in the morning and evening?Ang Mo Kio two possible access areas:• Either by Hythe Road (behind the brick building at AMK, Serangoon Garden side).• Or by the main entrance Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 side.At the end of the day, if you are coming to collect your child, you can either pick them up at thegates in Hythe Road (if you are leaving through Serangoon), or at the barriers of the playground,on the Ang Mo Kio side (if you are leaving through Ang Mo Kio).For children taking the bus:The buses make one stop: in the AMK bus bay. The students going to the Serangoon campuswill be accompanied by monitors. More details will be sent to you before the back to school.5. School Hours for the Ang Mo Kio Elementary Classes:Start of ClassesMonday, Tuesday andThursdayWednesday and Friday8.15am (the school opens its gates at 7.50am)Morning BreakCanteenCertain students who have foodallergies will have a lunch box20min recess follows the 30minlunchCE2 = 11.05am to 11.35amCM1 = 11.35am to 12.05pmCM2 = 12.05pm to 12.35pmCE2 = 9.45am to 10.05amCM1 = 10.05am to 10.25amCM2 = 10.25am to 10.45amNo LunchSnack provided for those doingextra-curricular activitiesAfternoon BreakCE2 = 13.35pm to 13.50pmCM1 = 13.50pm to 14.05pmCM2 = 14.05pm to 14.20pm12.15pmEnd of Classes15.15pm


LYCEE FRANÇAIS DE SINGAPOUR3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 Singapore 569928 No. of Company : 198004581H6. The hours of the different teaching areas:Languages for the bi-langue classes:English Classes: 4 lessons of 50min per week. The students are distributed into groupsaccording to their skills’ level. The average number of pupils in each group will be 8 to16.CLIL (content and language integrated learning): 4 different subjects taught in English(math, Hit-Geo-Civic Educ, Sciences, Arts and History of Arts)Mandarin: 2 lessons of 45min per week in ½ classes, with two skills levels.Languages for the English+ classes:English: 45% of the lessons taught in English (so 55% taught in French)Mandarin: 1 lesson of 45min per week in ½ classes, with two skills levels.For all the classes: (Bi-langue AND English+)PE: 2 x 45 minutes per week. Taught in English by a PE teacher (English native speaker)Music lessons: 1hr per week with a music teacher, lasting half of the school year- fromSeptember to January for the CM1 and CM2 classes, then from February to June for CE2classes. (The rest of the time, the homeroom teacher will continue teaching the musiclessons).Complementary and pedagogical activities: learning assistance, projects, to learn moreand further… 1 x 45min per week in the ½ class during Mandarin (taught also in ½ class)

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