It was held to encourage students to continuously nourish their interest in communication arts, thereby gaining international recognition. “We believe that confident communicators equate to an effective English Language curriculum,” said Gina Octoso, head of the English Language Department.
16 students from the upper primary and 7 students from the lower primary embarked on the communication skills exams after a rigid training with their Speech and Drama teachers.
Lin Woodacre, the Speech and Drama examiner who had a face to face conversation with each examinee, was impressed by the engaging and responsive communication style the students had demonstrated. “They are confident and friendly. They showed higher level of communication skills. Some may even qualify for the next grade,” she said. She went on to acknowledge the teachers’ hard work in training the students.