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Vision & Mission

Vision
Effective user of English as a communicative tool.

Mission
To inculcate in every Andersonian, the joy of learning the English language through the development of reading, speaking, writing & aural skills.

Key Programmes

English Curriculum (P1 to P6)

The school adopts the Strategies for English Language Learning And Reading (STELLAR) which aims to strengthen the students’ foundation in literacy skills through a variety of learner-centred and developmentally appropriate pedagogical approaches using Big Books and authentic children’s text. 
 
Monday Morning Assembly: Books and Virtues

Every Monday, an Andersonian comes up on stage to share a book of his or her choice. Through this sharing, the presenters will develop and improve their oral presentation skills whilst boosting their self-confidence. Promotion of interesting books and good authors are incidentally advocated through the sharing. They will also share virtues which are apparent in the stories. The rest of the pupils are encouraged to start off the week on the virtues that have been shared; they can strive to demonstrate such virtues in the days ahead.

Project Work (P1-P6)

Project work is a platform where pupils have the opportunity to cooperate and collaborate with their peers. The tasks designed for each project require them to apply their knowledge to generate, develop and evaluate ideas. Each task is developed as an extension of a selected STELLAR unit.

Moo-O (P1 and P2)

A participatory electronic story book software program that encourages children to read expressively to develop their storytelling skills.

Little Red Dot (P1-P6)

Issues of the newspaper supplement Little Red Dot ensure P1 to P6 pupils are exposed to current affairs and expository writing.

Learning Journeys

Outdoor excursions integrated with other subjects to places like zoo, Science Centre, Neighbourhood, Maritime Museum, LTA to appreciate the usage of English in real life.