Back to School
We are excited to welcome you all to another amazing year at Winstedt!
Click here to download a printable A4 version of the 2020/2021 school year calendar.
Below are some important pieces of information to help get the new school year off to a great start. Please be sure to read through carefully and contact us with any questions at email@example.com.
ORIENTATION DAY - 11 August 2020
(FOR ALL STUDENTS AND NEW PARENTS ONLY)
Due to the current safety measures, we are ONLY allowed to invite the Students (both returning and new students) and New Parents-only (excluding parents of returning students) for the orientation session. This is to adhere to the latest advisory from MOE and CPE about safe distancing.
Time: 8.30 am to 11 am
We request all the parents to drop-off and pick-up their child as per the timings given above. On the Orientation Day, students will meet their teachers and classmates, find their classroom so that they can get comfortable before School starts formally on 12 August.
We request all the new parents to RSVP, and we will email you the orientation schedule soon.
Kindly review and complete (if required) the following checklist below to help you prepare for the new academic year.
1. School Uniform
If you know your child's sizes, we encourage you to pre-order the school uniform online for collection. You can also make an appointment to come to school over the next two weeks to purchase and collect new school uniforms. The office is open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.
2. School Bus & Lunches
If your child requires bus service or catered lunches, be sure to contact the providers as soon as possible to ensure service can begin by the first day of school.
ECA Bus Registration (extra-curricular)
Please be sure to notify Woodlands Transport of the days your child will be needing ECA bus service. The deadline to submit is Thursday, 30 July in order for service to begin in Week 2.
School Lunch - Orders should be made 3 days in advance.
3. Parent ID Card Photos (FOR NEW PARENTS ONLY)
If you have not yet uploaded your photo to open apply portal, kindly click on the link here to register for Parent ID Card. Each family is provided with two (2) ID cards, free of charge. Additional/Replacement cards can be purchased for $40 per card.
4. Parent Car Decal Registration
If you are entering the School campus by car during drop off and pick up, you will need to display a Winstedt decal; Register online and the decal will be available for collection from reception within three working days.
5. Parent League & Class WhatsApp Registration
Kindly register online to be part of the class WhatsApp group.
Each class has a dedicated Parents WhatsApp group facilitated by the Parent League. We require at least one parent from each family join your child's class WhatsApp group in order to stay updated on relevant school information and events.
6. Detailed Allergy & Medical Information Requested
With the increase in frequency and severity of allergies and other medical conditions, we request parents provide the School with additional information.
A medical information form is available in your child's account in OpenApply, if you have not yet submitted it, please login and complete it before School begins, even if your child does not have any medical issues. You can access the OpenApply system online.
7. Student IC and Passport
If your child’s passport or Singapore IC has recently expired, please submit a copy of the renewed document to ensure our School records are in order. Please upload a copy to the OpenApply portal or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For renewed ICs, please ensure you submit a copy of both the front and back of the card.
8. BYOD Laptops - Years 4 to 10
All students in Years 4 through 10 are required to bring a laptop from home to School each day. Detailed information regarding laptop requirement specifications, as well as student responsibilities, are outlined in this letter here.
9. Parent Handbook - AY 2020-21
Click here to read the AY 2020-21 Parent Handbook.
10. Travel Declaration Form
Kindly fill in the Travel Declaration Form if you or your family member has any recent travel history or of any future travel.
- What is SafeEntry?
- Will lunches continue to be provided and delivered to the School?
- Can parents visit the School now that TWS campus is open?
- I would like to keep my child at home and not send him/her back to TWS campus, what are my options? And how will this impact my child’s learning?
- I would like to keep my child at home, but my child holds a Student’s Pass and I’m aware ICA has an attendance requirement for Student’s Pass holders. What can I do?
- Will my child be required to wear masks during School? Can my child wear face shield ?
- What are the measures the School put in place to ensure the safety of each student and teaching staff?