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Parent Support Group (PSG)

Introduction

  • Formed in January 2003, we work closely with the school towards the common goal of helping each child to achieve their best by providing a holistic education to the students.
  • We are a group of parents who have children studying in different levels in Yishun Town Secondary School and we come from different ethnic groups.
  • We meet regularly through formal and informal settings to share ideas and suggestions and discuss our concerns on educational issues.
  • Our activities are aligned to the school’s programmes and calendar of events.
  • We provide an invaluable avenue for two-way communication between the school and the parents.
  • We strongly support the Family Matters@School Programme.


Our Logo

YTSS PSG Logo

Our MISSION

We endeavour to add value to the school by ensuring that there is a strong home school link.

Our VISION

To be a dynamic, fully-engaged and expanding community of parents committed to make the school an excelling school.

Our OBJECTIVES

  • Be a STAR parent:
        • Support the school and communicate with the teachers
        • Talk to my child
        • Affirm my child and the teachers
        • Build good Relationship with my child and be a Role model
  • Promote parental involvement in the school’s programmes by raising awareness of school events and activities to parents.
  • Encourage parents to share their expertise and resources for the benefit of the school.
  • Foster a strong home-school link.
  • Provide a feedback channel for the school.

We can be contacted at:

Mailing Address:

Parent Support Group
c/o Yishun Town Secondary School
6 Yishun Street 21 Singapore 768610
Tel: 6852 2126

The PSG Executive Committee:

YISHUN TOWN SECONDARY SCHOOL
PSG Executive Committee Members 2017

NO

NAME

POSITION

1

Mdm Surekah Kumari Sachdev

Chairman

2

Mdm Brenda Chee

Vice-chairman

3

Mdm Veeraian Chetiyar Praba

Vice-chairman

Sec 3 Level Coordiantor

4

Mr Tan Boon Huat

Secretary

5

Mdm Chloe Qi Aiyun

Treasurer

Sec 4 Level Coordiantor

6

Mdm Jasbir Kaur

Sec 2 Level Coordiantor

7

Mdm Irene Wong Han Chan

Event Manager

8

Mdm Annie Leow

Event Manager

9

Mr Rajvinder Singh

Member

10

Mdm Neo Chiew Theng

Member

11

Mr Ang Teck Seng

Member

12

Mdm Vaka Aram Jyothi

Member


Feedback
We welcome and value your feedback and suggestions. Please send your feedback and suggestions to the following: 


Mdm Zhang Jinjuan, 

Teacher-In-Charge of PSG

School: (65) 68538451

Email: zhang_jinjuan@moe.edu.sg


Mdm Surekha Kumari Sachdev, 

Chairman

Email: SurekhaSachdev@hotmail.com


Our BELIEF
Together we can make a difference as we pursue a common goal of making Yishun Town Secondary School a premier heartland school in Yishun.
    1. Hosting of Sec 1 parents and recruitment of new PSG members
    2. Supporting School Programmes such as Beyond Classroom Week  and Combined School’s Sports Day
    3. Organising bonding activities and coffee talks for PSG members
    4. Organising the Mid Autumn Festival celebration for students and their families
    5. Attending/facilitating family education workshops

Parents in Education (PiE Website): http://parents-in-education.moe.gov.sg

FamilyMatters!@School Programme

A Programme Specially for Parents and Students of Yishun Town Secondary School

Yishun Town Secondary School has embarked on the FamilyMatters!@School Programme (formally known as School Family Education Programme) since April 2011. This programme, supported by the Ministry of Social and Family Development, is part of the school’s proactive effort to empower parents and students with the knowledge and skills to enrich and strengthen family life through the implementation of workshops, seminars and family bonding activities for the parents and students. 

The FamilyMatters!@School Programme includes:

·         Workshops and seminars for parents on topics such as effective parenting, social and emotional development of children and teenagers, managing work-life demands and building strong marriages;

·         Programmes for students that impart values and build characters;

·         Family bonding activities.

 The FamilyMatters!@School Programme aims to:

·         Equip parents with the skills and knowledge to enrich and strengthen their family life; and foster better parent-child understanding
          and relationship to become more effective mentors and coaches;

·         Empower students with life skills; skills to build healthy relationships with their peers and family; and/or imbue positive values and
          attributes towards family, relationships and life in general.

 Parents, you and your family are cordially invited to participate in the FamilyMatters!@School Programme! We look forward to you and your family’s participation.




Positive Parenting Programme


In order to support parents in building a healthy relationship with their child, our school embarks on the Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P) from this year. This programme is supported by Ministry of Social and Family Development and it is now used in 17 countries worldwide.

Triple P helps our students’ parents:

·         Create a stable, supportive, harmonious family environment

·         Teach their children the skills they need to get along with others

·         Deal positively, consistently and decisively with problem behaviour should it raise

·         Encourage behaviour they like

·         Develop realistic expectations of their children and themselves

·         Take care of themselves as parents

All Sec 1 & Sec 2 parents are eligible to participate in this programme.