English Language

EL14-1

Vision:

Children who have strong language and literacy skills, love reading and are confident communicators

Mission:

Developing a Strong Foundation in the English Language in Every Child

Programmes:

The English Department believes that every Blangahnite can and wants to excel in their learning of the English Language by

  • providing them a joyful learning environment; and
  • being taught by a group of educators at BRPS who are passionate about their craft.
EL14-2

Literacy

Programme Objective Approach
STrategies for English Language Learning and Reading (STELLAR) To inculcate the love for reading and develop a strong foundation in the English Language Using research-based teaching strategies and age-appropriate materials to engage Blangahnites in the learning of the English Language
Library@BRPS To promote extensive reading among Blangahnites Using a variety of texts and reading materials to encourage Blangahnites to make reading their passion and increase their knowledge about the world around them
Learning Support Programme To provide additional support to P1 and P2 pupils with weak language and literacy skills Daily support by trained Learning Support Coordinators in basic language and literacy skills
School-based Dyslexia Remediation Programme To help P3 and P4 pupils with dyslexia acquire reading and spelling skills Support by trained instructors 4 times a week
Reading Remediation Programme To help P3 and P4 pupils with weak literacy improve in their reading and spelling skills Support by trained instructors 2 times a week
Levelled Literacy Intervention Programme To provide additional support to P1 to P4 pupils with weak language and literacy skills A supplementary programme to help Blangahnites attain basics in the English Language

 

Excellence

Programme Objective Approach
NewsByte To provide an opportunity for Blangahnites’ to grow in confidence in public speaking and hone their presentation skills Using this platform to expose Blangahnites to current affairs and provide them the opportunity to share them with other pupils
Scrabble Club To provide an opportunity to Blanghanites who have a love for word play in a non-academic setting Using a game setting to motivate Blanghanites to be quick and agile cognitively as they pit their game skills against one another, enhancing their love for the Language and problem-solving skills
Arts Education Programme To provide an opportunity to Blangahnites to develop greater joy towards English Language learning through experiences gained in the Programme Using drama and music & movement to inculcate in Blangahnites the importance of creativity, excellence and confidence in English Language learning