A Fond Memory

Leroy

“Rose! You’re going to be late for work!” My husband yelled anxiously. I quickly dashed to the kitchen to grab a piece of bread, and stuffed in my mouth, before dashing out of the house door. As I stopped in front of the traffic crossing, I caught sight of the old dragon playground that I used to play at in

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A Second Chance

Leroy

by Russell Kee “Woo-hoo! The school holidays are here!” John whooped with joy as he sprang up from his seat. A boisterous cheer erupted in the wake of the shrill ringing of the dismissal bell. John dashed out of his classroom like Usain Bolt, along with all his other classmates. He could not wait to get home and play with

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Being a Good Neighbour

Leroy

      Chirp! Chirp! I was walking home after playing some Football at school. There was a nice breeze ruffling my hair. I was at the park when out of nowhere, a whole gang of teenagers walked up to me. I got really nervous when I saw that one of them was throwing a knife in the air and catching it.

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Mid-Year Holiday Online Workshops 2020

Leroy

Thank you for staying with us via online lessons since classroom lessons were suspended at the end of March. With news that that the mid-year holidays have been brought forward to 5 May 2020 to cover the extended circuit breaker period, we have decided to conduct workshops in May via Zoom instead of having our regular classes. Regular classes will

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PSLE Oral Tips

Leroy

PSLE English Oral Exams are just around the corner. These tips and strategies will help your child! Reading Tips Do not rush to start reading Sit down, compose yourself, take a deep breath before you start Sit upright, avoid slouching. Project your voice outwards and clearly. Do not mumble or ‘swallow’ words. Open your mouth as you speak. Enunciate end

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PSLE Paper 1 Do’s and Don’ts

Leroy

PSLE English Paper 1 is just around the corner! Here are some tips on what to do, and what NOT to do when that Paper rolls around! Firstly, you SHOULD know by now that Paper 1 consists of TWO parts. Part 1 – Situational Writing – 15 marks Part 2 – Continuous Writing – 40 marks Time allotted – 1

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PSLE Paper 2 Tips – Reported Speech

Leroy

Many students fear reported speech questions like I fear the dentist! It’s actually one of the EASIEST synthesis questions to get right, IF you follow this formula, and practice this procedure. Once you have mastered this sequence, you’ll NEVER get any Reported Speech questions wrong again! Step 1: Highlight/Underline ALL the auxiliary and main verbs in the direct speech. Make

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PSLE Paper 2 Tips – Comprehension Cloze

Leroy

A major section of Paper 2 Booklet B, worth 15 marks, and a nightmare for many students (and teachers)…the Comprehension Cloze Passage! As if an entire wall of text isn’t intimidating enough, they go and leave BLANKS for you to fill! But do not despair…there are actually CLUES embedded in the text! The exam setters cannot give you blanks without

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PSLE Paper 2 Tips – Question Tags

Leroy

PSLE is just around the corner so I’ll try to provide some tips on tackling some commonly tested question in Paper 2 questions. Let’s start with the ever-popular QUESTION TAG questions. Follow this process when tackling Question Tags! Step 1: Check for contractions which hide auxiliary verbs e.g. I’m – I am e.g I’ll – I will e.g. I’d – I

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