Crestar’s Enrichment Open House; Where Every Child Can Dream Big And Achieve It

Over two weekends, Crestar Learning Centre opened its doors to members of the public; showcasing a plethora of its enrichment programmes. From performing arts such as Dance and Speech & Drama, to academically-infused programmes such as Abacus and Chinese language – Crestar aims to provide a learning environment conducive for children to strive and reach their fullest potential. [...]

May 31st, 2018|

Mother’s Day Gift; Crafted With Love

“My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.” — MICHAEL JORDAN   Nothing beats a gift that comes from the heart. To honour all mothers on this special weekend, our art students personally hand-made gifts – [...]

May 11th, 2018|

Speech and Drama: An Essential Learning Aid

Increasingly, the potential of speech and drama courses is being acknowledged as one of the most effective ways to develop soft skills and emotional intelligence in children, skills that too often slip through the cracks of Singapore’s traditional education system. With parents tending to focus on academic subjects alone, the benefits of such courses go unnoticed. And although the [...]

May 7th, 2018|

Do enrichment classes do more harm than good?

“If we do not change the way we teach, 30 years later we’ll be in trouble. Because the things we teach our kids, are the things from the past 200 years – it’s knowledge-based. And we cannot teach our kids to compete with machines, who (sic) are smarter.” Photo: World Economic Forum This was shared by Jack Ma, [...]

February 22nd, 2018|

A World of Fun and Learning at Crestar’s Mega Open House

Opening their eyes to the world of electricity; the Science Explorer session is just one of the many free enrichment trial classes that were available at Crestar Learning Centre’s Mega Open House, that was held over two weekends in November 2017. More than 200 families participated in Crestar’s first ever mega open house that saw all seven of its [...]

December 21st, 2017|