Orientation Programme 2018

   

  Parents Brief Sheet

January 2nd to 5th, 2018

Theme: Seizing Opportunities in Life

Key dates

2 Jan 2018 (Tues)                  : First day of School (Report to ISH at 7.25am)
3
 Jan 2018 (Wed)                  : Introduction to SST

4 & 5 Jan 2018 (Thu & Fri): 2D1N Orientation Camp

12 Jan 2018 (Fri)                     : Badge Night (inclusive of Presentation to Parents/Guardians)


Emergency Contacts

Designation

Teacher

Email

Office Phone (only during office hours)

Secondary 1 Head-of-Year

Ms Camellia Lee

camellia_lee@sst.edu.sg

6571 7400

Peer Support Board Teacher I/C

Mr Keith Wee

wee_kheng_leong@sst.edu.sg

6571 7420

Peer Support Board Teacher I/C

Mr Perdana Pan

pan_ping_rui_perdana@sst.edu.sg

6571 7232

Peer Support Board Teacher I/C

Mr Chen Jinquan

chen_jinquan@sst.edu.sg

6571 7421

General Office:

Tel: (+65) 6571 7200 (calls will be diverted to Teacher I/C after office hours).


Brief Program Outline

2 Jan 2018, Tuesday

Time

Activity

Venue

0725

Report to ISH (Blk D)

ISH

0740

Flag Raising

ISH

1500

Dismissal

3 Jan 2018, Wednesday

Time

Activity

Venue (TBC)

0740 - 0800

Morning Assembly, Principal’s Address

ISH

0800 - 0840

Orientation Briefing

ISH

0840 - 0905

Ice-breaking Activities

ISH

0905 - 1015

Internal School Tour

Various venues around school

1015 - 1045

Break

Canteen

1045 - 1145

Sharing by Teacher Counsellors/Discipline Masters

Lecture Theatre / Seminar Room

1145 - 1200

Break

Canteen

1200 - 1300

Sharing by Discipline Masters/Teacher Counsellors

Lecture Theatre / Seminar Room

1300

Dismissal


4 Jan 2018, Thursday

Time

Activity

Venue

0740 - 0800

Morning Assembly

ISH

0800 - 0830

Bonding Games

School grounds

0830 - 0855

Transitioning to SST

Classrooms

0855 - 1000

Morning Energisers

School grounds

1000 - 1300

Amazing Race

School grounds

1300 - 1500

Lunch

Canteen

1500 - 1715

Bonding Activities (by House Captains)

Field and Block D

1715 - 1945

Dinner, Shower, Reflections

Canteen and MPH

1945 - 2215

NightScape

School grounds

2215 - 2245

Debrief & Reflections

Canteen

2300

Lights Out

Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH)

5 Jan 2018, Friday

Time

Activity

Venue

0600 - 0630

Wake Up Call & Clean Up of Sleeping Area

MPH

0630 - 0730

Breakfast

Canteen

0730 - 0805

Morning Assembly

ISH

0805 - 0900

Morning Energisers, Overview of Activities

ISH / MPH

0900 - 1000

House Competition

School grounds

1000 - 1030

Learning SST School Song

Classroom / MPH

1030 - 1215

External School Tour

Around Clementi

1215 - 1245

Badge Night Preparations

MPH

1245 - 1300

End of Orientation Camp / Dismissal

Attire and What to Bring

2 and 3 Jan 2018 (Introduction to SST)

4 Jan 2018 and

5 Jan 2018 (Orientation Camp 2018)

12 Jan 2018 (Badge Night)

Attire:

- SST Official Uniform

 (SST Polo Tee, Pants/Skort)

- Black Belt for gentlemen (optional)

- Covered Shoes

Attire:

- SST Sports Uniform

 (Sports Tee, Black SST Sport Pants)

- Covered Shoes

Attire:

- SST Official Uniform

 (SST Polo Tee, Pants/Skort)

- Black Belt for gentlemen (optional)

- Covered Shoes (preferably dark colours)

What to Bring:

- Proper Book for Silent Reading

- Learning Device (LD)

- Stationery and Notepad

- Water Bottle (at least 500ml)

- Money for Break/Lunch

Detailed packing list:

Refer to the packing list below.

Normal School Day

(LD should be brought)

Additional Notes for Parents:

  1. Attire:
  1. House colour will be confirmed at a later date.
  2. Students are allowed to wear primary school uniform and Sports and Wellness attire if they are unable to purchase SST school attire.
  3. Students are allowed to wear covered shoes of any colours to school.
  4. For jackets, students are only allowed to wear the SST School Jacket, available for purchase at the Uniform Shop (Block B, 02-04).
  5. Please refer to the following link for our Uniform Shop Opening Hours during the Nov/Dec holidays: www.tinyurl.com/uniformshopopeninghours
  1. General Reminders:
  1. Please note that materials such as comics, magazines, textbooks are not appropriate for morning reading sessions.
  2. Students are highly encouraged to bring no more than $5-10 for each day of Orientation.
  3. Electronic Devices and valuables are strongly discouraged during Orientation.
  4. Please pack along any personal medication (ventilators etc) if needed.

2D1N Orientation Camp (4-5 Jan) 2018 Students’ Packing List:

Clothing and Attire

Item

Quantity

Remarks

SST S&W Attire (Dry-Fit House T-Shirt and SST shorts)

1

If school attire is unavailable for purchase, you may use your primary school attire respectively

SST School Uniform (SST Polo Tee and Long Pants/Skorts)

1

Undergarments

3 - 4 sets

-

Pyjamas / Sleep Attire

1

-

Socks

2

-

Covered Shoes (Preferably sports shoes)

1

This pair is additional to the one you wear in case your preferred shoes cannot dry in time due to the wet games

Dark-coloured shirt

1

For wet games

Toiletries

Item

Quantity

Remarks

Face towel

1

-

Towel

1

-

Toiletries

1

Including but not limited to shower gel, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste

Comb

1

-

Cutleries

Items

Quantity

Remarks

Plate

1

Please note that no cutleries will be provided and cutleries are to be non-disposable

Cup/Mug

1

Fork

1

Spoon

1

Sleeping equipment

Items

Quantity

Remarks

Sandals/Slippers

1

-

Sleeping Bag

1

-

Pillow

1

Optional

Blanket

1

Optional

Others

Items

Quantity

Remarks

Writing Materials

1

Including but not limited to pen, pencil, eraser, ruler

Money

Approx. $5-10 per day

Please note that the school will not be responsible for any lost possessions. A typical meal in SST will cost at most $5, inclusive of a drink

Personal Medication and Personal Thermometer.

As needed

Please note that the school will not be able to administer any medication, including plasters

Reading Material

1

Please note that reading materials such as comics, magazines, colouring books, textbooks, etc. are not allowed

Umbrella / Raincoat

1

-

EZ-Link Card

1

At least $5 in stored value for External School Tour

Water Bottle

1

At least 500mL

Plastic Bag/Ziplock Bag

3

For soiled clothes

Torchlight

1

Optional

Small Bag

(Please ensure the bag is of a size that you are able to carry comfortably)

1

Day pack containing essentials for External School Tour such as umbrella, writing materials, water bottle etc

Important Notes:

  1. Home clothes (e.g. pyjamas, dark coloured shirt) should not have any offensive and inappropriate pictures or words on them
  2. If students are unable to purchase school attire, they may wear their Primary School attire
  3. If you wish to use a jacket, please note that only the SST school jacket is allowed
  4. Students are strongly discouraged to bring valuable items such as MP3 players, MacBook for Orientation
  5. Students are advised to bring at most $10 per day for the camp
  6. Do not bring a luggage and unnecessary items such as extra pillows
  7. For students with asthma, please be reminded to bring your inhaler and inform your class PSL of where the inhaler is placed
  8. For students with existing medical conditions, please inform your class PSLs and Form Teachers when prompted to during the briefings