Events
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Thursday, 10 January 2019
9:15 am - 12:00 pm
Parents' Lounge
MS-HS New Parent Orientation

We invite all parents who are new to Middle and High School to join us in the Parents' Lounge. The letter of invitation to new parents explains the separate information sessions throughout the morning, to explain the IB Middle Years Programme, Cambridge IGCSE and the IB Diploma. The Middle and High School Principals also offer insights into student life and expectations in their schools.

Saturday, 19 January 2019
9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Auditorium
ES Chess Championship 2018/2019

The ES Chess Championship is an annual competition open to all OFS Elementary students. Playing in such a tournament is both a fun and challenging experience.

21-25 January 2019
Pulau Ubin (Jelutong Campsite) and Aloha Loyang (Jalan Loyang Besar)
Middle School Grade 8 Camp

The Grade 8 Camp is an exciting opportunity for all the Grade 8 students to step outside of the classroom and enjoy each others' company. The students undergo a range of activities such as rock climbing, obstacle courses, kayaking, hiking, archery, problem solving activities, cooking and camping. They are stretched beyond their comfort zones at times and therefore given the opportunity to strengthen their collaboration skills and resilience. The Grade 8 Camp is certainly a rewarding experience!

Tuesday, 29 January 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium
HS Curriculum Night for Grade 8 Parents

Parents of Middle School Grade 8 students are invited to a presentation of the High School programs. The focus will be on Junior High School, with the continuation of IB MYP and the start of Cambridge IGCSE. An overview will also be presented of the Senior High School and qualifications, leading to university applications. All High School administrators and teachers will be available to answer questions.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium
HS Curriculum Night for Grade 10 Parents

Parents and guardians of Grade 10 students are invited to a presentation of the Senior High School program. The focus will be on the requirements of the IB Diploma and qualifications, leading to university applications. All High School administrators and teachers will be available to answer questions.

18-22 February 2019
All Day
Classrooms and Elementary Library
ES Book Week

Book Week celebrations include a variety of fun-filled activities in classrooms and the Elementary Library. These include guest readers, buddy-reading, sharing class-made stories, sharing books by parents and dressing up as your favorite book character.

Thursday, 21 February 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium
MS Grade 5 Parent Orientation Night

This is an opportunity for our Grade 5 parents in Elementary School to get an overview of the "Middle School Student Experience". Items covered include information on our academic program, pastoral development program, sports and the arts. Middle School students are expected to develop their own personal sense of learning and gain individual independence, striving to be the young adults that would eventually go to High School and beyond.

Friday, 22 February 2019
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Kindergarten Common Room
Kindergarten Book Week - Book Character Parade

The Book Week at the Kindergarten will be commencing on Monday, 18 February 2019. We invite all parents to join us to celebrate and promote the joy of books. A range of exciting activities have been planned throughout the week such as guest readers, dramatic interpretations of favourite books, and sharing favourite books with friend. The highlight of the week will be the Book Character Parade to be held on the last day, Friday, 22 February 2019, when the children come dressed up as their favourite storybook character.

Tuesday, 5 March and Wednesday, 6 March 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Auditorium
Elementary School Musical - Honk Jr.

Last year's production, Shrek Jr, saw a cast of 180 students from Grades 4 and 5. Rehearsals began in October with performances happening in early March. For our 2018-2019 production, we will be presenting Honk Jr. Auditions have taken place and all students who are interested in being involved have been assigned a role.

Thursday, 7 March 2019 - K2
Friday, 8 March 2019 - Pre-K2 & K1
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Auditorium
Kindergarten Games Day

We invite parents to join us on our Games Day.

The children will be grouped in colour-coded teams and participate in a number of indoor activities and games. Through fun and safe activities such as Parachute games, Target Throw, Ball Play and Obstacle Course, the children will demonstrate their developing body control and coordination skills. The children learn about good sportsmanship as they take part in the team events, try their best and cheer on their teammates. We even have a special scooter race for the parents.

Friday, 15 March 2019
All day
Room J01-11
Kindergarten Art Exhibition

The Kindergarten Art Exhibition provides an opportunity for children to showcase their creativity. Throughout the academic year, the children have used their senses to explore colour, texture, materials, textiles, space, line and shape. They have freely experimented with a range of art tools, construction and model making activities. They have designed and created 2D and 3D artwork, showing their understanding and knowledge of Artists and their techniques, and an appreciation of art. We invite parents to our Art Exhibition to view the children's masterpieces.

Friday, 15 March 2019
9:15 am - 11:00 am
Auditorium
ES Grade 4 Model United Nations (MUN)

The Model United Nations (MUN) program is a special feature within our Elementary School curriculum. In Grade 4, students are introduced to the United Nations, its purpose and structure. They represent different countries to debate issues around a selected UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). In Grade 5, students extend this understanding as they represent different countries around the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. The experience culminate in a General Assembly which is a simulation of the actual proceedings in the United Nations. Through this process, the students develop leadership qualities, independence, empathy, logical reasoning, perspective as well as improve on their communication skills.

Thursday, 21 March 2019
All day
Auditorium
ES Grade 5 Expo

This is our largest Exit Point to an IPC Unit of Work in the Elementary School. Students enquired independently in a small group into a topic of their choice related to eco-tourism and the responsibility of being a tourist as part of their learning in "The Holiday Show" unit over a 11-week period. During this time, besides developing their knowledge and understanding related to the unit, they also develop important researching, thinking, communication, self-management and social skills. On the day of the showcase, the whole school community is invited to view students’ exhibits in the Auditorium. The students enjoy presenting their work to peers, parents, teachers and visiting schools in Singapore and the region.

25-29 March 2019
All day
S Block - Room S06-07
HS IB2 Visual Arts Exhibition

This exhibition marks the culmination of Visual Arts course of the IB Diploma. All students in the course are required to curate their portfolio of works completed over the past two years. Parents and friends will be able to ask questions of each student, and celebrate their personal and technical progress in Fine Arts.

Friday, 29 March 2019
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Auditorium
Kindergarten K2 Concert

Throughout the academic year, the children are exposed to many different types of music and instruments to develop an appreciation for a variety of musical styles. The children experiment with making sounds and music in a wide range of activities and they learn to freely express their ideas, moods and feelings through singing, movement and dance. The Kindergarten Concerts provide the children with an opportunity to consolidate skills and demonstrate their creative and musical ability. We invite parents to this spectacular and entertaining event.

Friday, 5 April 2019
2 shows: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Auditorium
High School Dance Show

This event showcases the talent and creativity of our IB MYP and IB Diploma Dance students. As part of their course assessment, each student is required to create, choreograph and perform items. The energy and skill on show are an inspiration to all who attend.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Auditorium, G22, S01-04
Grade 11 University Evening

This evening for parents, guardians and students is targeted at Grade 11s . The HS Academic Advisors and Language Liaison Teachers will present sessions throughout the evening, to assist with the planning process for applications to universities. We will also introduce a timeline outlining important dates in the university application process.

Monday, 22 April to Friday, 26 April 2019
All day
J Block - Level 4 Activity Room
ES Grade 4 & 5 Art Exhibition

The Art Exhibitions provide an opportunity for students to showcase their creativity and originality. The selected art pieces, connected to their IPC Units of Work, reflect a variety of art skills and use of media, especially the use of recyclable materials. The exhibition is a week-long event where families and friends are welcomed to visit any time during school hours.

Tuesday, 23 April to Thursday, 25 April 2019
All day
S06-07
HS Arts Exhibition

This exhibition presents a selection of art works ranging from painting, ceramics, photography videos undertaken by students of IB MYP and IGCSE Art.

Friday, 3 May 2019 9:15 am to 10:00 am (Grade 1)
Friday, 3 May 2019 10:30 am to 11:15 am (Grade 2)
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 9:15 am to 10:00 am (Grade 3)
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 10:30 am to 11:15 am (Grade 4)
Thursday, 9 May 2019 9:15 am to 10:00 am (Grade 5)
Auditorium
Elementary School Global Concert

Coming together to celebrate our cultural diversity through dance, music and drama. Students sing songs about global themes that also reflect their Units of Work. Every student in the elementary school takes part in the global concert celebrations.

Friday, 10 May 2019
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Auditorium
Kindergarten Pre-K2 and K1 Concert

Throughout the academic year, the children are exposed to many different types of music and instruments to develop an appreciation for a variety of musical styles. The children experiment with making sounds and music in a wide range of activities and they learn to freely express their ideas, moods and feelings through singing, movement and dance. The Kindergarten Concerts provide the children with an opportunity to consolidate skills and demonstrate their creative and musical ability. We invite parents to this spectacular and entertaining event.

Thursday, 16 May 2019
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Auditorium
ES Musical Soirée

This is an evening concert featuring a variety of musical performances by selected students. Auditions occur a few weeks before the Soirée. Families, friends, and fellow students are invited to attend our Soirée.

Friday, 31 May 2019
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Auditorium
High School Graduation Ceremony

Our end-of-year graduation ceremony recognises the completion of High School and awarding of the US accredited High School Diploma. The Diplomas are conferred at a full school assembly, followed by a reception for the graduates, their family and friends.

Friday, 3 June 2019
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Auditorium
Kindergarten Graduation

The Kindergarten Graduation marks the completion of the children's time in Kindergarten. The Graduation ceremony involves a presentation of certificates, a medley of songs performed by the K2 Graduating class, followed by a class party. We invite parents to this grand event to celebrate this important milestone.

Tuesday, 4 June 2019
9:30 am to 11:25 am
Auditorium
ES Grade 5 Graduation

The Grade 5 Graduation occurs in the last week of school as we celebrate the end of Elementary School for our Grade 5 students. It is a wonderful occasion for parents, students and teachers alike.

Tuesday, 4 June 2019
10:00 am
S06-07
High School SPP Award Ceremony

All our Study Preparation Program students join together to recognize the dedication and hard work of students completing SPP and moving to mainstream classes. Parents and guardians are welcome to attend. After the ceremony, students enjoy a field trip with their teachers.

Thursday, 6 June 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 am
Auditorium
MS Grade 8 Graduation

The Grade 8 Graduation is the culminating event for the Middle School family. Students that have reached this point and pinnacle of Middle School, celebrate together as a rite of passage through to High School, with family.