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Frequently Asked Questions


GENERAL INFORMATION

1)        What are the School hours?


              Monday – Friday: 7.30am – 1.30pm


              Students are to report to school by 7.25am.  Flag-raising is at 7.30am.

2)        What are the General Office hours?


              Monday – Friday: 7.00 am to 5.30 pm

3)        What are the Recess hours?


    
          P1 : 9.00 am to 9.30 am

              P2 : 9.30 am to 10.00 am

              P3 : 10.00 am to 10.30 am

4)        What are the After-School Programmes?


   
Currently, there are only After-School Programmes for P3 students.
   Please refer to the schedule in the table below.

PROGRAMME

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

P3 School-based Dyslexia Remediation (SDR)

2.00 pm

to

3.00 pm

2.00 pm

to

3.00 pm

2.00 pm

to

3.00 pm

2.00 pm

to

3.00 pm

P3 Co-Curricular Activities (CCA)

2.00 pm

to

4.00 pm

P3 SwimSafer Programme

(For those who have signed up)

2.00 pm

to

4.30 pm


5)        How much is the school fees?


             The rates of school and miscellaneous fees payable are reviewed by the Ministry of Education                 and individual schools from time to time. For more information, please refer to MOE website                 at https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/international-students/general-info#monthly-school-                fees.

6)        My child has misplaced/lost his EZLink Card. How can I get a replacement?


              You may get the card replaced through the following ways:

              For more details, please refer to Transit Link website under Product and Services                                      at https://www.transitlink.com.sg/PSdetail.aspx?ty=art&Id=49#10.

              To report loss of card, please call TransitLink Hotline at 1800-CALL ONE (1800-2255 663) and                  the card will be invalidated within 48 hours.

7)        Where can we read about the School Rules?


              The School Rules are available on our School Website, 
/for-parents/general-matters/school-                     rules and in your child’s Pupil’s Handbook.

COMMUNICATION WITH THE SCHOOL


8)        How do I communicate with my child in case of an emergency?


             In case of any emergency, please call the School office at Tel: 6385 7339 with your message.                     We will ensure that it is communicated to your child.

9)        How can I communicate with my child’s teachers?


             a)   
You may e-mail the teachers. Their e-mail addresses are available on our school website                           at /pcps-personnel/teaching-staff.

             b)   You may write to the School via the school’s email at punggolcove_ps@moe.edu.sg.

             c)    You may call the General Office at Tel: 6385 7339 to leave a message.  Please refer                                    to /about-pcps/contact-us for the School’s contact details. However, please do understand                        that teachers may be teaching at the time you are calling and may not be able to return                            your call immediately.

10)    Can my child bring a mobile phone or other electronic gadgets to school?


           The school does not encourage students to bring such items to school so that they do not                       distract themselves and others during school hours. Students can request to use the phone at               the general office if they need to contact their parents/guardians on urgent matters.

SAFETY OF STUDENTS


11)    What must I do if I need to bring my child home early?

            
           Students will only be allowed to leave the school premises early if accompanied by an                               authorised adult. The Form Teacher should be notified and the adult must report to the                           General Office to fetch the student. Students are NOT allowed to leave the school on their                       own even if they have valid reasons to do so.

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES


12)    What are the Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) offered?


            The school offers the following CCAs: -

            1.  Art & Craft Club
            2.  Dance Club
            3.  New Media & Technology Club
            4.  Sports Club (Badminton, Basketball, Floorball, Football)
            5.  Scouts

             For more information, please refer to our website at 
             /pcps-experience/co-curricular-activities-cca

13)    The P3 students are having CCAs on Thursday. Would there be enough time and           food for them to eat?


           CCAs start at 2pm.  Students can have lunch after their dismissal at 1.30pm.  The school has                   worked with the canteen operators to put in place processes to cater to the demand.

14)    Can my child go home for lunch on Thursday if he stays nearby, and comes back            to school for his CCA?


            Yes, students who stay nearby can go home for lunch. Please ensure that your child reports                    punctually for his/her CCA.

SCHOOL FACILITIES


15)    What facilities does the school have?


            You may refer to /about-pcps/our-facilities for a list of facilities available.  These facilities                        support the delivery of holistic education, and facilitate engaged learning in both the academic                and co-curriculum areas.

16)    Does your school have a School-based Student Care Centre?


    
       Yes.  Please refer to ‘PCPS Student Care Centre’ at /for-parents/useful-links for more                                   information.

17)    Is there an ‘Open House’ for parents to visit Punggol Cove Primary School?


    
       There is scheduled ‘Interaction Time With Principal’ organised for you to meet and have a                       conversation with our Principal as well as to tour the school.

           Please refer to our website at www.punggolcovepri.moe.edu.sg for updated information about               the ‘Interaction Time With Principal’.  Most of the information about the school can also be                       obtained from our school’s website.

18)    Is our home address within 1 km from Punggol Cove Primary School?


           Please check the home-school distance category (at no cost) from the Singapore Land Authority            OneMap SchoolQuery at https://www.onemap.sg/main/v2/schoolquery.

19)    What are the Primary 1 registration procedures?


            For matters related to P1 Registration procedures, please refer to MOE website                                        at https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/primary-one-registration.

20)    I am a non-Singaporean. Can I register my child to your school under the                      Primary One Registration Exercise?


           For matters related to P1 Registration for International Students, please refer to MOE website               at https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/primary-one-registration/phase-3-registration-for-non-              singapore-citizen-non-permanent-resident-children

21)    How do I enrol or transfer my child to Punggol Cove Primary School?


           Please refer to MOE website at https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/steps for information.

PARENT SUPPORT GROUP


22)    How can I apply as a Parent Volunteer?


            If you are interested in joining the Parent Support Group (PSG), please contact our Head of                    Department / Discipline, Mr. Benjamin Chew via e-mail at 
chew_chung_siong@moe.edu.sg.

            Please refer to /pcps-stakeholders/parent-support-group for more information on our PSG.