Be a QtPSG Volunteer!
We welcome all parents who would like to contribute their time and expertise to help out with PSG activities. There is no better way to keep abreast of the goings-on in school than to be personally involved, and through the process, get to know fellow parents, QtPS staff and understand the school system.
Our QtPSG Structure will give you a good overview of the various areas that interested parents may help with. Whether you are looking to volunteer for ad-hoc projects, or able to commit some time on a regular basis, we are sure you will find activities or programmes that suit both your time and interest.
If you have other specific skills that would benefit the school and PSG in any way, such as photography, video production, coaching etc, drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let’s help in whichever way we can to make QtPS a better place for our children’s education!
Those who wish to help out on an ad-hoc or regular basis may consider the School Support team.
You may choose to help with selected or all events based on your availability.
If you enjoy reading to children and helping them improve their language proficiency, you may consider helping with the Reading Programme.
There are 2 ongoing reading programmes in the school, namely the Morning Reading and the kidsREAD Programme managed by the National Library Board.
Regular English and Chinese reading sessions are conducted by parent volunteers in the morning before classes begin, to improve the reading skills of selected students.
– English Reading
For P1 students, conducted twice a week, can be one-to-one session or small groups
– Chinese Reading
For P3 and P4 students, conducted twice a week
A collaborative effort by the National Library Board (NLB) and the People’s Association (PA), together with 5 self-help groups*, kidsREAD is a community-based programme that reaches out to children of needy families between the ages of 4 to 8 to promote the love of reading and cultivate good reading habits.
Volunteers read aloud stories and conduct activities for an hour a week at various clubs and schools located island wide.
At kidsRead QtPS :
• For selected P1 and P2 students identified by teachers.
• Parent volunteers will be required to attend a 3-hour training by NLB on basic reading aloud and storytelling skills.
• Volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of 4 hours (i.e. 4 sessions of reading) over each 6-month run of the programme.
* Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP), Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC), Yayasan Mendaki, Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) and The Eurasian Association
Those who can spare a few hours a day, or would like to be present during your child’s recess time, why not help out with Recess Supervision?
Parent volunteers are assigned to designated areas within the school compound to ensure order in the canteen as well as safe play during recess.
Volunteers will need to commit 1.5 hours per day during recess time on designated days.
Special Events refer to the National Education events which are celebrated by all schools on the same day. They are :
Total Defence Day, Racial Harmony, International Friendship Day, National Day, Teacher’s Day, Children’s Day
Activities under this area focus on SHAring life experiences, knowledge and skills with students and parents, as well as striving to REach out to the community through social services.
Junior Achievement (JA)
If you are curious about how lessons are conducted and how your child learns in class, or if you wish to help QtPS students learn about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy, be a Junior Achievement (JA) volunteer. JA is conducted once a year.
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement provides in-school and after-school programmes for students from Kindergarten to Junior College, which focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy.
JA at QtPS:
– External and parent volunteers introduce the basics of financial literary and economic concepts like working, earning, saving, taxes, businesses in our communities and entrepreneurship from P1 through P6.
– Through engaging stories and level-appropriate activities, the JA materials and volunteers provide our children with the real world perspective and equip them with the business and economic savvy requisite of a well-educated workforce.
– Parent volunteers are required to spend 5 hours (over 2 to 3 days) during school hours to conduct the JA programme, with 2 volunteers leading each class.
– Training will be provided for volunteers.
For more information about JA in Singapore, visit singapore.ja.org.
In QtPSG, we do not just serve and support the school, but also believe in giving back to the community through projects of charitable causes.
Marketing and Communication (MARCOMM)
This team manages all communication efforts of the PSG, including our website, Facebook page as well as the mailing list of parents.
It also supports QtPSG and Family Matters@School in event publicity and registration through direct mail.
The MARCOMM team would value the contributions of those who have a flair for writing and are internet/ tech-savvy, or simply has an interest in this area. Join us, pick up some new skills (or teach us!) and at the same time, help to keep fellow QTPS parents in touch with school activities.
B.F.F (Building Friendship Forever)
– No parent walk this journey alone. B.F.F organize recreational activities as a platform for parent volunteers to foster closer friendship
Click here for more information.
Family Matters @ School