APSN Katong School
|Principal||Mdm Ng Puey Koon|
|Address||900 New Upper Changi Road
|Phone||+65 6445 8027|
|Fax||+65 6445 6313|
The Public Talk is organised for parents who wish to know more about APSN – Katong School for students, 7 to 16years old with Mild Intellectual Disability. The talk will provide an overview of APSN, APSN’s educational pathway, the School’s key curriculum programme, admission criteria and application process.
Due to COVID-19 Circuit Breaker, all Public Talks and Student Admissions are on hold.
APSN Katong School will consider the applications from applicants aged 6 to 16 years (as at 1 Jan of year of admission) who fit the school’s disability profile based on professional diagnosis and assessed needs.
In alignment with MOE-SEB SPED curriculum framework, APSN Katong School’s Learning Domains covers the key areas of Academic, Daily Living, Physical Education and Sports, Social-Emotional, The Arts, and Vocational Education. With Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) as the foundation and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as an enabler for teaching and learning, APSN Katong School aims to provide every student with a holistic, meaningful and purposeful journey during their time with us.
In APSN Katong School, the functional academics curriculum consist of the three key areas of Functional Literacy, Functional Numeracy and Science. The three key areas aims to develop students’ competencies in the following areas through various pedagogical approaches and instructional strategies.
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Through Reading Mastery (RM), Shared Book Approach (SBA), Modified Language Experience Approach (MLEA), students are equipped with the necessary skills to become Avid Readers, Confident Communicators and Expressive Writers.
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Functional Numeracy curriculum adopts the RICH approach to make learning math concepts Relevant, Interesting, Collaborative and Holistic. Through approaches such as Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract (CPA) and Improving Confidence and Achievement in Numeracy (ICAN), students are equipped to be Problem Solvers and Logical Thinkers who can meaningful make Meaningful Connections in their daily experiences.
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The Science curriculum offered to students from Primary 4 to Secondary 2 aims to provide the opportunity for students to understand more about the world around them. Through inquiry-based approach, students are provided experiences to become Explorers with Flexibility to Respond to and understand the environment.
Daily Living curriculum in Katong School focuses on equipping students with essential skills such as food preparation, personal hygiene and grooming, independent travelling, and accessing community facilities to ensure our students can have access to participate in Independent living with Quality of Life.
Through Physical Education (PE) and Co-Curricular Activities (CCA), students in APSN Katong School are given the opportunity to develop a foundation towards a Healthy and Active lifestyle with Resilience. Throughout their learning journey with us, students participate in various activities ranging from sports & games, uniform groups, and performing and visual arts.
To nurture the talent of every child, APSN Katong School provides a vibrant aesthetics programmes, Visual Arts (VA) and Performing Arts (PA). Through these initiatives students have the opportunity to not only express themselves, but to be able to participate in Community Inclusion through the Talents.
Social Emotional is a key aspect of our students’ development to ensure they are Socially Competent Self-Regulators. Through role-playing, perspective taking and explicit teaching of coping skills, students have meaningful activities to ensure they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to manage their well-being, relationships and integration into the community.
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As we prepare students for transition to post-secondary vocational training and employment opportunities, TP plays a key role in engaging and collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure students are well-equipped and prepared as they head towards the next chapter of their learning journey. The key feature of transition planning in Katong School is giving students a voice in decision-making in collaboration with key stakeholders such as parents, teachers, and allied professionals.
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