The event was a kick-off of Year 6 students’ Term 2 holiday extra classes. Approximately 200 Year 6 students from SMSS primary section and SMSIS attended the activity at the SMSS secondary campus, Mata-Mata on 13 September 2016.
Students were warmly welcomed by SMSS secondary section principal, Cikgu Gazala Binti Abdullah after which attendees were divided into two batches. The first batch of students had an orientation session with Teacher Rajesh Kurup, supervisor of secondary section, together with the heads of the different subjects like Mathematics, English, Bahasa Melayu and Science. In addition, a slideshow presentation and a mini tour were conducted for students to familiarise themselves with the new environment, the different facilities and routines of the school.
Meanwhile, the second batch of students had team building activities facilitated by Student Council officers and representatives from Singapore delegates. Students were elated as they played the different games such as the Marshmallow game, Marble Run, Newspaper game, Plastic Cup Tower and Tin Can Chandelier challenge.
The last part of the ‘Open Day’ was a mini programme consisting of a briefing and performance. Archivald N. Queri, Senior Master of CCA and Activities, briefed the students about the co-curricular activities being offered in secondary. Dance performances from the Dance Synergy and International Culture Club gave the Year 6 students a taste of the secondary CCAs.