The idea of being students of a “bigger Soka School” comes alive on February 26 when SK students receive visiting fellow students from Soka University of Japan for a day of friendly interactions and educational activities together. The children arrive at school to the warm and rousing welcome by the delegation of 18 “big brothers and sisters” from Japan. SK staff and students then
Students were treated to a programme of fun-filled learning activities at the School’s National Day celebration on August 7. Teachers put their talents and creativity to the fore as they engaged the children in a game of “Guess and Match”. Dressed in attires representing different occupations of the past, the children had fun guessing these past occupations that built Singapore for she is today,
Be kind and accepting of someone who is different from us — this is the one most important lesson of the day that the children take home on July 18. Soka Kindergarten aptly celebrates Racial Harmony Day in conjunction with Kindness Day, with the children and staff all donned in their best ethnic attire and engaged in a meaningful programme of cultural dances and
The much anticipated Independence Camp for K2 students took place on May 25-26. First, it was some sun-fun programme at the Sentonsa beach, followed by the underwater world experience of the SEA Aquarium. Back at the Kindergarten, the students sang and danced at the “Campfire”, first time ever for most of them. The day completed with the final test of it all — sleep-over
Students from Soka University Japan conducted an education exchange activity with SK on February 28, bringing much cheer and joy to the children. SK is part of the international Soka Schools network, and the annual activity gives the children an early experience of global connection. And on July 10, K2 students participated in an afternoon of interactive programme with a group of visiting students
On May 12, 2018, Soka Kindergarten joined hands with community learning centres to celebrate the spirit of lifelong learning at the annual Tampines Learning Festival. The event held at the Tampines Community Plaza showcased various fun-filled activities and performing items to promote family bonding. Soka Kindergarten was among many pre-school providers making their respective statements that children learn best through play. SK teachers’ creativity
Our 21st Graduation Day was held on November 1st. 111 children from six K2 classes started the event with an astounding gymnastics item that drew “Oohs” and “Aahs” from the audience at the Ikeda Culture Auditorium of the SSA Headquarters. The loudest applause was heard when the top-man of the four layer human pyramid stood up with his hands in a ‘V’ formation. This
On 2 October Soka Kindergarten celebrated Children’s Day. The event started with the singing of ‘Semoga Bahagia’ – the Children’s Day song. The highlight included creative team games played with friends and teachers. Refer to SSA Times issue 496 for details.
On 23 August, parent volunteers attended a preparatory reading workshop conducted by the Chinese teachers of Soka Kindergarten. The following week the parents read their selected stories to the children in the different classes. Refer to SSA Times issue 496 for details.
Children decked out in the national colours arrived in school on 7 August, all eager and ready to take part in the celebrations. This year, a specially prepared skit about the local pioneers of Singapore was performed by the teachers for children to learn to appreciate what they have. Refer to SSA Times issue 496 for details.