Singapore Performing Arts Festival (SPAF 2022) Results – Category: Public Speaking

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Over the weekend (23 July 2022), results for the Public Speaking Category for SPAF 2022 was announced. This is one of the most challenging category in the festival as the criteria for achieving a ‘Gold Award’ is extremely demanding. This year, 18 of our students from J Carter Centre for Public Speaking were selected to represent our centre in the festival in both Class 1 (Ages 8-10) and Class 2 (Ages 11-12) of the Public Speaking category. We are happy to say that our students achieved the following results:

  • 3 Gold Awards
  • 9 Silver Awards
  • 3 Bronze Awards
  • 3 Participation Awards

Congratulations to all the participants. We are proud of your achievements. Thank you for your hard work. We would also like to thank the parents for their support.

Gold Award – Class 1: WONG HUEI YANG BENEDICT JOHN

Gold Award – Class 2: ZHENG QIYUE JOYCE

Gold Award – Class 2: AIDEN LENNOX MCEWAN

Silver Awards – Class 1

  • DARLENE JENNA GOH JING EN
  • GOH YI TING
  • SOPHIA ISABELLA TIDSWELL
  • YEE SHYAN HUI ELIZA
  • YU XINHUI

Silver Awards – Class 2

  • JAMIE LEE (LI QIANMIN)
  • LIM QIN DA, KYEUS
  • YU XINRUI
  • JACQUELINE LIM QIAN QI

Bronze Awards – Class 1

  • ALEXA ONG YI JING
  • PATEL VED PARESH
  • TOMA NG ZUN SENG

Participation Awards – Class 1

  • FONG XU KAI, ALEXANDER
  • KAYLA TAN WEN XUAN
  • LEE XI QUAN
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Direct School Admissions (DSA) Preparation Course for Primary 5 students starting soon – Register today!

DSA Preparation Course – 10 Weeks

Direct School Admissions (DSA-SEC) – Overview

We offer a holistic DSA preparation for Primary 5 students with a focus on Integrated Programme schools (IP), Specialised Independent Schools (SIS), Express, and International schools. This course is developed to include a wide range of activities that will prepare students for the DSA selection process in the following talent areas:

  • Sports and games
  • Infocomm and Innovation
  • Debate and public speaking
  • Science, Mathematics, and Engineering (STEM, STEAM)
  • Languages and humanities
  • Leadership (for example, prefects)

This course is conducted by our founder, Jackeline Carter who has 12 years of experience coaching students successfully through the DSA-SEC selection process for IP, SIS, Express, and the 3 International schools- SJI International, ACS International, and Hwa Chong International. As an expert in communication skills, she has extensive experience training students to perform at their best during the selection trials and interviews. This course will cover the following areas and more:

  • Matching talent to schools and domains
  • Best practices for submitting online applications
  • Presentation skills
  • Impromptu speaking 
  • Group discussions
  • Problem-solving activities
  • Viewpoint essay writing
  • Creative Portfolio
  • Interview etiquette
  • Mock interviews

Jackeline Carter is the author of ‘Success Strategies for Direct School Admissions (DSA)’. One of the first books on DSA which was published in 2014, provides an easy-to-understand guide to preparing for DSA-SEC. Although this book is no longer in print, the updated version of the book will be given to students who enroll in the 10-week DSA Preparation Course.

Post-Course Materials and Support

  • Individualised feedback based on the participant’s performance during the course.
  • Guidelines and Interview list specific to school(s) and domain(s) selected by the student
  • Video recordings of student’s participation in the various activities including mock interviews
  • On-going support via email to parents and students if needed until the completion of the DSA selection process

For more information about our programmes or updates on vacancies, please email info@jcartercentre.com. You may also contact us at 67372700 during centre opening hours.

Vacancies for Semester 2: Trinity College London Communication Skills – Register Now!

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We still have a few vacancies left for Semester 2. Sign up now before registration closes. We do not take in students in the middle of the semester and the next intake will be on January 2023. For parents who have put off registering their children for communication skills/public speaking classes, don’t delay any further, especially if your goal is to improve your child’s confidence and speaking skills. It is great if your child is doing well academically however if they cannot communicate well, those academic scores are not going to help with achieving great success in the future. So what are you waiting for? Sign up now before it is too late.

我们在第二学期还有一些空缺。现在在注册结束前注册。 我们在学期中不招收学生,下一次招收时间是 2023 年 1 月。对于推迟为孩子注册沟通技巧/公共演讲课程的家长,不要再拖延了,尤其是如果您的目标是 是提高孩子的自信心和口语能力。 如果您的孩子在学业上表现良好,那就太好了,但是如果他们不能很好地沟通,那么这些学业成绩将无助于未来取得巨大成功。 那你还在等什么? 现在注册,以免为时已晚。(免责声明:由于使用了谷歌翻译,请原谅翻译中的任何错误。)

These are the vacancies as of 7 July 2022. (这些是截至 2022 年 7 月 7 日的空缺。)

Age 7 yrs. Starting from 15 July/16 July (年龄 7 岁- 从 7 月 15 日/7 月 16 日开始)

  • Initial 1: Friday, 4 pm – 5.30 pm (Vacancy 4)
  • Initial 1: Saturday, 2.30 pm – 4 pm (Vacancy 2)

Age 8 yrs (NEW CLASS!) Starting from 15 July (8 岁-(新班!)从 7 月 15 日开始)

  • Initial 2: Friday, 3.45 pm – 5.15 pm (Vacancy 4)

Age 9 yrs. Enrolment closes on 12 July (年龄 9 岁- 报名截止日期为 7 月 12 日)

  • Grade 1 Wednesday, 4 pm – 5.30 pm (Vacancy 1)

Age 12 yrs. Enrolment closes on 12 July (年龄 12 岁 – 报名截止日期为 7 月 12 日)

  • Grade 4 (Pri): Wednesday, 3.45 pm – 5.15 pm (Vacancy 3)

Age 16 – 17 yrs. Enrolment closes on 16 July (年龄 16 – 17 岁 – 报名截止日期为 7 月 16 日)

  • Grade 6: Sunday, 12.30 pm – 2 pm (Vacancy 3)

*Note: Weekday classes enjoy $100-weekday discount (*注:平日课程享受 $100 平日折扣)

For more information about the programme and registration details, email info@jcartercentre.com or call 67372700. (有关注册详情的更多信息,请发送电子邮件至 info@jcartercentre.com 或致电 67372700。)