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2021 School Year For Pri and Sec School Will Start Jan 4, and End on Nov 19 | Singapore

The Ministry of Education (MOE) announces the 2021 school year for all primary and secondary school students, including school holidays! Primary and secondary students will be starting the 2021 school year on 4 Jan 2020, Monday, and end on Nov 19 2020, Friday. They will also be enjoying 4 semester breaks within the year.  There will also be 4 scheduled school holidays which makes for 11 long weekends in 2021 (including days you need to take 1 day leave)!  School Terms For 2021 Semester 1 Term 1: Jan 4 to Mar 12 Term 2: Mar 22 to May 28 Semester 2 Term 3: Jun 28 to Sep 3 Term 4: Sep 13 to Nov 19* *For venues used as GCE O...

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Science Centre Singapore, KidsSTOP™ and Snow City Singapore Will Reopen on 17 July 2020

Science Centre Singapore, KidsSTOP™ and Snow City Singapore will be reopening from 17 July 2020. They will operate daily for a period of time before transiting into shorter weeks.  Starting from 17 July 2020, the Science Centre Singapore and its group of attractions will be reopening in phases. Access to exhibitions, programmes and activities will be administered progressively. As such, some exhibits and all shows will be unavailable.  Science Centre Singapore and KidsSTOP™ The Science Centre Singapore and KidsSTOP™ will be operating daily over the July Term Break (17 July till 26 July) from 10 am to 5 pm. This will be a welcomed addition to many other activities and events organised for families over the holiday week.  After 26 July 2020, the Science Centre...

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Hotels Can Apply To Start Accepting Staycation Bookings

The COVID-19 situation caused ripples through the tourism industry as families can't go on holidays, and hotels were not open for staycations. This might just change soon.  As Singapore's Phase 2 reopening continues, hotels may now start to apply* to the Government to accept bookings for staycations and reopen recreational areas for children.  *Note: Bookings are still not yet allowed at time of publishing (3 July 2020) A Safe Staycation Hotels must first comply with safe management measures drawn up for them by the Singapore Tourism Board, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Enterprise Singapore and Ministry of Health. These measures include No more than 1 person per 10 sqm in public spaces accessible by guest Reduce mingling between guest by...

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Things to do with Your Kids During May School Holidays 2020

This year, June holidays have shifted to May, traveling is still not possible (yet) and the playgrounds remain closed. Watching Cartoon Network and kid-friendly series can keep the kids entertained but that’s not all you can do from home. We’ve rounded up a list of activities and things you can do with your kids to pass your days without feeling bored or stuffy. Read Books & Tune into Storytelling Sessions Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are [Mason Cooley] and what better time to let your mind go on adventures to places far away than now when you have to stay at home? Source: Amazon Now that you’ve decided to read, the question...

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(UPDATED) Singapore School Holidays 2020 | Public Holidays and Long Weekends

As parents, we often need to plan our work and leave around the children's schedule, so here's an easy-to-use list of School Holidays, Public Holidays and Long Weekends in 2020 to help create your next family memory! Now you know when the kids have no school, and when to take leave for maximum long weekends!  *Updated with Circuit Breaker changes + Polling Day, as at 23 June 2020.  Download the full PDF version here.  Click to jump straight to: School Holidays | Public Holidays | Long Weekends School Holidays The major travel period of every school going kid. Below is a summary of the dates for the Pri & Sec school holidays.  March School Hols: 14 Mar - 22 Mar 2020June School...

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