Applied Learning Programme (ALP) eSTEM@YCKPS
The school aims to:
- encourage students to appreciate the environment and be aware of the need to take care of it;
- present learning
opportunities for students to co-construct their understanding of real-world
problems through connecting with the environment; and
- provide opportunities to extend students’ learning about the environment.
YCKPS strives to achieve the following outcomes in our students through the ESTEM@YCKPS:
· Confident Persons who knows their strengths and areas of growth, and can express themselves confidently.
· Self-Directed Learners who are able to think for themselves and take pride in their work.
· Active Contributors who have a lively
curiosity about things and the ability to cooperate, share and care for others.
Tier 1: Awareness about the Environment
(This photo was taken before Covid-19.) (This photo was taken before Covid-19.)
The school also has various school facilities to bring the environment closer to every student.
Tier 2: Connecting with the Environment
|Five Handy Thinking Tool with Exit Tickets
|Learning and working with one another
|Presenting their work
|Applying the use of technology in the growing of plants and in the designing of smart homes|
|Co-construction of learning with peers
|Learning how the used water is treated at the NEWater Visitor Centre
|Showcasing their products and educating the audiences on the importance of water conservation during VIA Exposition week
P6 EPW – Save the Earth
|Five Handy Thinking Tools
|Presenting their final work
As part of their graduation, the P6 students shared their reflections about environmental issues through Art and their art pieces were put up for exhibition in school.
Tier 3: Extending the Learning about the Environment
Students designed and conducted a learning trail for their fellow classmates
|Applying heat to recycled plastic bags until they fused together||Testing the strength of fused plastic bags||Creating a new product from the recycled plastic bags|
|The students with their project – they achieved a Distinction award for their project!||Presenting their project to Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive of Science Centre Singapore|
|This team of P5 students investigated and presented on the importance of plants in the filtration of rain water to give us cleaner water|
*Photos were taken before COVID-19.