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2011

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Visual Arts Symposium

International Art Exhibition showcasing collaborative artworks from pupils in Shanghai, Xi’an, Sichuan, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and Singapore. The launching of Visual Arts Resource Centre at N3 COE for Visual Arts. 125 participants across Singapore. Keynotes address by Professor Issac Kerlow, NTU. Concurrent Art Workshops. Sharing and Panel Discussion with invited guest speaker from STAR, Singapore Art Museum, NTU and NIE. The event was graced by Mr Wong Siew Hoong, Director of Schools as the Guest-of-Honour.
 

RoboMania@Huamin Robotics Competition

RoboMania @ Huamin Robotics Competition 2011 was held on Friday, 27 May 2011 at Huamin Primary School. This is the first cluster Robotics competition organized together  with IT Leisure and Education Singapore. A total of 7 schools participated in this competition. Our pupils, emerged 1st position and 2nd position in the Robo Wars category. Our P6 pupil 6A1 won the Judge’s Choice while our P5 pupil won the Best Sportsmanship. Congratulations to all the winners!
 

Arts And Books Exhibition At Yishun Public Library

Just in time for holiday visitors, the Yishun Library hosted the artwork of our student artists for a month beginning 22 November 2011 when it was launched by our Second Permanent Secretary of Education, Ms Yeoh Chee Yan.

The exhibition with artworks ranging from ceramics to paper mache was a great platform to showcase our students' artworks to the public. Through the exhibition, it is hoped that the community would realise that art is accessible to everyone and art can be part of everyone's life and eventually be able to see how important it is to be able to express oneself through Arts.

School Audit Results

We are very happy to inform that our school has achieved Band A for the financial audit for the period August 2008 to July 2010. It is a remarkable achievement as Huamin Pri is placed 5th in position out of a total of 115 schools audited. This means that most financial controls and processes are in place and being followed. Only 23% of all schools have managed to achieved Band A grading.

Congratulations to our Admin support team for their hardwork and contributions.
 

Inter-Generation IT Bootcamp for Grandparents or Elderly Relatives

The Inter-generation IT Bootcamp was conducted by Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) where pupils were engaged as the cyberguides and helped their elderly family members picked up IT and practical e-lifestyle tips such as how to watch videos on YouTube, using Instant Messaging and emailing etc. The bootcamp also helped senior citizens overcome their phobia or inertia to learn new computer skills - especially when these seniors are the pupils' own grandparents or elderly relatives.
 

Lesson Studies- A Two Years Journey at WALS Conference Japan, Tokyo

Two teachers, Mrs Nair & Miss Danam together with the school Principal, Mr Edmund Lim presented at the WALS Conference in Japan, Tokyo in November 2011. Their sharing was on "Lesson Study - A Two Years Journey, 2010-2011" by the Science Department.

The sharing discussed the following aspects:-
  1. How the Japanese Lesson Study model could be implemented into primary school context in Singapore.
  2. How lesson study helps teachers improve the teaching and learning of Primary Science.
  3. How lesson study model supports the professional development of teachers.

Staff

Long Service Award

Miss Lee Peck Yan
Mdm Sanisah Rahim
Mdm Tan Kwee Tin
Mdm Jayasree K.N Unnithan
 

National Day Award

Commendation Medal
Mdm Tan Gim Hoon
 

Promotion To The Next Grade

Mr Chia Wei Min
Mdm Seah Lee Chean
Mdm Li Shihua
Miss Ilfana Banu Kuthubudeen
Miss Lim Kim Yen
Mdm Siti Kamariah Ismail
Mrs Helmeleya Adams
Mdm Hamidah Hamid
Mr Suresh Govindasamy
Mdm Tan Pee Heong
Mr David Lim Kok San
 

World Association of Lesson Study (WALS) Conference in Tokyo, Japan

Lesson Study Presentation - A Two Years Journey         
Mrs Jayasree Nair
Miss Danamalar Kanagasabai
Mr Edmund Lim

Pupils

Art

Singapore Youth Festival Visual Arts Competition 2011

1 Gold
1 Silver
1 Bronze

Peace Poster Contest

2nd Runner Up

Fire Safety Drawing Competition

2nd prize

Kindness-Spread It Around Art Competition

2nd prize
3rd prize

North Zone Visual Arts Competition 2011

1st position (Category A)
1st and 3rd position (Category B)

Rejuvenating Yishun Pond Art Competition at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

1st, 2nd and 3rd prize (Lower Primary)
2nd and 3rd prize (Upper Primary)

On-The-Spot Art Competition at Yishun Junior College

1st prize (Lower Primary)
1st and 2nd prize (Upper Primary)

ArtOPus Competition 2011

2nd prize
3rd prize

English Language

New South Wales International Competition and Assessment for Schools

15 Distinctions

Team Words and Cluster Oratorical Competitions

Champion and 3rd position

Plain English Speaking Award

(Lower Primary Category)
Bronze

Chinese Language

National On-The-Spot Chinese Story Writing Competition

1 Merit Award

Mathematics

New South Wales International Competition and Assessment for Schools

15 Distinctions

National Mathematical Olympiad of Singapore
2 Honorable Mention

Science

New South Wales International Competition and Assessment for Schools

16 Distinctions

10th Elementz Science Project Competition and Exhibition for North Zone

Bronze

Tamil Languages

N3 Cluster Tamil Competitions

1st position for Poetry Recitation
3rd position for Role Play
3rd position for Story Telling
CCA

National Weiqi Championship (Individual)

Champion

Sports

Hockey Zonal Championship

Junior Boys - 3rd position

Hockey National Championship

Junior Boys - 4th position

Nee Soon East Constituency 4-A-Side HockeyTournament

Under 12, Boys Category - 1st and 4th position

ICT

Singapore Robo Masters

(Robo Wars Category)
Champion

RoboMania

(Robo Wars Category)

1st position
2nd position
Judge's Choice
Best Sportsmanship