Enrichment Program
OFS Enrichment Program

Here at Overseas Family School, we believe that no one is too old to learn something new. We welcome all parents and students to enrol in our enrichment program activities.

With the enrichment program, you are constantly learning a new skill, which will either benefit your life journey now or in the future.

Activities

Clay Making

Clay making is a fun way to introduce 3-dimensional art to students of all ages. Clay is soft and malleable, it could be molded into sculptures and functional wares. Students will learn techniques such as pinching, coiling, slab-building, hollowing and sculpting. Through molding clay, they will be able to exhibit their creativity and at the same time sharpen their fine motor skills. Experienced students will get the opportunity to design and create more intricate clay projects such as animal shape bowls.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 2 to Grade 7 students

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Cooking Wizards

Cooking Wizards is a beginner course that allows students to learn basic techniques in cooking. Students will learn how to handle food safely. They will also be given ample chances to be hands-on with the food. This course will cover a variety of international cuisine, mainly popular dishes designed to appeal to the student's tastebuds. The students will be learning to prepare "yummy" dishes like Gnocchi, Vietnamese Spring Rolls, Yakitori (Japanese Kebab) and Chicken Roulade.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 5 students

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LEGO Engineers

Apprentice

The LEGO Apprentice Engineer Program introduces young students to the simple machines of our daily lives, immersing play with building using LEGO and craft materials.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 and Kindergarten 2 students

Junior

The LEGO Junior Engineer Program introduces students to a variety of mechanical concepts. Students will explore and investigate topics such as gears and levers as they construct a variety of mechanisms. Students will have an understanding of the fundamental mechanical concepts and their real-life applications.

Eligibility: Grade 1 to Grade 5 students

Senior

The LEGO Senior Engineer Program further develops a student's understanding of mechanisms through more complex building projects. Students will learn about gear ratios, lever classes, stability and their application in compound machines. Students will also be introduced to the principles of robotics.

Eligibility: Grade 1 to Grade 5 students (Completed at least two semesters)

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Creative Art

Students will acquire different sensorial experiences through craftwork, drawing and painting. The classes involve creative manipulation of a wide range of materials such as oil pastels, paints and colour pencils. Through these activities, students will develop fine motor skills and ignite their creative imaginations. Themes and famous artists' techniques will also be introduced to develop the student's appreciation of visual arts.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 8 students

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Drama

Junior (Drama Seedlings)

The course is built around the telling and acting out of familiar children stories. The students will enrich their perspective thinking through theatre; enact these children stories to broaden their vocabulary; build confidence in speaking publicly; and reflect on the morals and values shared within these stories.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 and Grade 1 students

Senior (Drama Superstars)

The course enable students to gain awareness of themselves through theatrical techniques. They will get to create a new story, write the scripts and produce their own play. It culminates in a performance, with costumes and set build entirely by the students.

Eligibility: Grade 2 to Grade 6 students

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Science

Whizz, Pop, Bang!

In this course, students will have the opportunity to develop their skills of observation, communication, critical thinking and collaboration, in a fun and meaningful way. Students will conduct hands-on experiments and perform STEM challenges, enhancing your child's first memories of science.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 and Grade 6 students

SuperHero Science

Earth is under attack! Through a series of mission-based challenges, students will discover physics, chemistry and engineering concepts as they help their favorite superheroes to defend Earth.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 6 students

Once Upon a Time

This course uses children's bedtime stories such as The Three Little Pigs, Humpty Dumpty, Hansel and Gretel and The Pied Piper to introduce students to scientific principles and concepts. Topics include Newton's Law of Motion, aerodynamics, energy, electricity and chemical reactions.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 6 students

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Automotive Engineering

The king of the mountain, the Jeep! Come join us as we learn the internal parts of a Jeep and why it is the vehicle to go for in the mountains. Students will be building their very own electrical Jeep that allows high speed and low-speed gearing. They will also learn to adjust the front wheels to how they want it to run! Did we mention that students will get to design their own Jeep's body?

Eligibility: Grade 1 to Grade 8 students

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Gymnastics

Gymnastics classes are for students of all athletic abilities. Gymnasts will explore the large array of gymnastics equipment and learn the fundamental elements on the single bars, uneven bars, balance beam, vault and mini trampoline. Students will join ability-specific training groups in each age group and progress at an appropriate pace. Newcomers will focus on the core skills whilst the more experienced gymnasts will develop their skills on the various apparatus.

Eligibility:
Beginners: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 1 students
Junior: Grade 2 and Grade 3 students
Senior: Grade 4 and Grade 5 students

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Rhythmic Gymnastics

The course focuses on flexibility, strength and cardio training, Gymnasts will explore with apparatuses such as ribbons, ball, hoop and skipping rope. Rhythmic gymnastics is a fun-filled program. It is also a structured program for students who wish to participate in competitions and to have fun!

Eligibility:
Junior: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 2 students
Senior: Grade 3 to Grade 5 students

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Fun Aerospace

A fun-filled and experiential course to inspire the aviators of the future. Students will learn the principles of aerodynamics through scientific experiments. The world of aviation is open to students as they are introduced to the various parts of an aeroplane. They will have hands-on experience in flying a quadcopter and building the hand-launched glider. A quadcopter will be given to students at the end of the course.

Eligibility:
Junior: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 2 students
Senior: Grade 3 to Grade 8 students

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LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robotics

Junior

With the latest LEGO Mindstorms EV3 gear, students will design, build and test their own customisable and programmable robots. In a project-based learning environment, there will be specialised instruction and guaranteed hands-on experience for all students. This is an opportunity for inspired learning through play.

Eligibility: Grade 3 to Grade 5 students

Senior

With the latest LEGO Mindstorms EV3 gear, students will design, build and test their own customisable and programmable robots. In a project-based learning environment, there will be guaranteed hands-on experience for all students. This is an opportunity for them to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts through robotics.

Eligibility: Grade 6 to Grade 8 students

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Ballet

Our ballet classes are fun-filled and enriching. Students are taught the basic ballet movement techniques, dancing in unison with music. They will also learn to perform and express themselves while uncovering the joy of dancing.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 1 students

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Hip Hop and Modern Jazz

Modern dance comprises of many styles such as contemporary, broadway, jazz and hip-hop. The Hip Hop and Modern Jazz classes will introduce students to the various dance styles and they will be able to pick up sharp, strong and clean dance moves.

Eligibility: Grade 3 to Grade 6 students

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Baking Mania

Students will learn basic baking with simple recipes that are easy to replicate at home. Basic decorating with fondant and royal icing will establish a good foundation for other decorating skills and techniques. All recipes and ingredients will be provided and students will take home the finished products to share with their family.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 5 students

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App Inventor

This course introduces you to basic application design with a hands-on exploratory approach to learn programming. Students will explore various aspects of application programming and application design through the creation of different types of game applications. Guess what, they can bring back all the applications they designed to be played on their Android devices!

Eligibility: Grade 2 to Grade 5 students

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Basketball

In this course, emphasis is placed on imparting basic fundamental basketball skills to students. These skills include shooting, passing, ball handling, footwork, lay-ups and more. The course will have contests and skill challenges to reinforce basic skills and create a fun environment.

Eligibility:
Junior (Give & Go): Grade 1 to Grade 5 students
Senior (3 on 3): Grade 6 to Grade 8 students
Advanced (1 on 1): Grade 9 to Grade 12 students

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Soccer Clinic Junior

This course provides soccer coaching in an environment that is enjoyable and effective in helping students to excel in the sport. The course strives to build the student's confidence by taking into consideration their individual competencies and focusing on inculcating the basic skills. Discover your child's potential through soccer and develop their capabilities to succeed on and off the pitch.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 2 students

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Tennis

Munchkins Squad

This course is a unique initiative to introduce tennis to beginners. It uses age-appropriate equipment that can be played on many surfaces on any day, time and place. It teaches fundamental movement skills (static balance, dynamic balance, coordination, agility, catch and throw) while incorporating simple tennis elements (forehand, backhand, serve, volley) using storytelling approach. It also build important social skills like teamwork, sportmanship and interaction.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 5 students

Development Squad

This course is designed to upgrade the child's level of tennis from beginner to an advanced. It incorporate drills that promote rallies between players and improving the child's mobility to returning balls. Through improving the player's consistencies in hitting shots, it acts as a stepping stone for players to get a head start in match play where long rallies are involved.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 5 students (Instructor will assess students on the first lesson)

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Swimming

Swimming is a fun and healthy exercise, helping students to be more disciplined and focused. This course focuses on imparting swimming skills in small ability-based groups, progressing as the beginners gain more water confidence. Water safety will also be taught. The intermediate swimmers can pick up new strokes as their speed and stamina improved. Aspiring advanced swimmers will be provided training at a competitive level to challenge them to greater heights.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 6 students

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Golfers in the Making

Golfers in the Making is designed to allow students an opportunity to learn to play golf. Golf is suitable for students of all ages and sizes, played leisurely or competitively. This course will include hands-on sessions on the basic fundamentals of a golf swing and experience of short approach. Students will also get to know what constitutes a solid swing foundation with basic grip, posture, stance, upper torso and lower body movements, and ball alignment; combining with the upswing and downswing sequence required for long game approaches. The teaching golf professionals will guide students on the golf basics, through fun and interactive drills. The challenging short and long game approaches will help students to inculcate good judgement and a focused mind, key essentials beneficial to student learning.

Eligibility: Grade 2 to Grade 10 students

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Shinyuukai Karate

Karate is a traditional style of martial arts founded by Kenwa Mabuni. It teaches blocks, punches, hand strikes and kicks to disable or defeat an attacker. It also develops important skills useful in everyday life, developing both mental and physical capabilities.

Eligibility:
Junior: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 1 students
Senior: Grade 2 to Grade 12 students

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Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a multifaceted martial art that appeals to people from all walks of life. Taekwondo is known for various reasons such as self-defense, fitness, competition, appreciation in martial arts, stress relief and even discipline. We believe in the balance development of all our students. The physical aspect focuses on exercising all muscle groups and strengthening the body systematically. The mental aspect emphasizes the development of self-control and self-discipline, which helps individuals to achieve inner harmony.

Eligibility:
Beginners: "White Foundation", "White 10" and "White 9" Belt
Intermediate/Advanced: "Yellow 8" to "Red 1" Belt

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Badminton

This course caters to beginner and intermediate levels. For beginners, it focuses on developing their basic skills in badminton with the introduction of basic strokes and footworks. For intermediates, it focuses on more advance drills to develop their techniques and lift their skills to the next level. The course will also develop the speed and stamina of the players to compete at a higher level. The coaches from the Ronald Susilo Badminton Academy will be running this course.

Eligibility: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 8 students

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Race Car Engineering

Build and race your very own race car. In this course, students will learn how to build, customise, and tune parts of their own vehicles such as the wheels, motors, and the transmission for the ultimate racing speed. Students will discover how to use physics and engineering concepts to push the limits of the race car. At the end of the course, students will get to take part in a championship race to showcase the capabilities of their very own race car. They will also get to bring home their own race car.

Eligibility:
Beginners: Grade 1 to Grade 8 students
Advanced: Grade 1 to Grade 8 students (Completed at least one semester)

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Inline Skates

Inline skating improves student's balance, motor skills, cardiovascular fitness and lower limb strength. The classes will emphasize on safety, fun and competency. Beginners will learn the fundamentals of inline skating such as falling safely, basic movements and turning. Advanced skaters will learn techniques such as high-speed skating, high-speed turns and cool tricks.

Eligibility:
Beginners: Kindergarten 1 to Grade 5 students
Advanced: Grade 1 to Grade 5 students

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Music Program

Our Enrichment Program is holding one-on-one music lessons designed for any aspiring musicians or experienced players. You can have the full attention of our experienced music teachers and improve your musical skills in music literacy, rhythmic awareness, better hand-eye coordination, discipline and patience. Choose from a wide range of instrument shown below and sign up today.

Eligibility: All OFS students and parents

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Brochures and Forms

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Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our Enrichment or Holiday Program, we'll be more than happy to help you.

Enrichment Program Team
enrichment_program@ofs.edu.sg
6738-0211 Ext 258/259
Block A, Level 6