PFP Freshman Orientation
8 April 2019 marks the day where the all PFP students embarks on their journey as a Singapore Polytechnic student – as this will be their second home for the next 4 years. The Orientation Week, dating from 8 to 12 April, was conducted to allow students to familiarise themselves with the school and the polytechnic environment. The PFP FOP was a three day event, and Flag Day was the last event held on 10 April 2019.
The students had games, briefings, meeting the school course chairs and their PFP personal tutors, and carry out community services by taking part in the annual Flag Day.
Class Leaders Engagement Session 1
The Class Leader Engagement Session was conducted on 17 April 2019, an event where class leaders were invited to interact with one another and get updated of the upcoming development of PFP events.
Refreshments were provided for the event. The class leaders were excited over their new roles and shared many constructive suggestions on the many possible events that they could organize to provide multiple platforms for the PFP students to mingle and make friends.
ECG Talk Part 1
Education, Career and Guidance (ECG) counsellors from One Stop Center provided 2 talks to PFP students on 24 Apr and 8 May 2019. The talk focused on getting the students to start thinking about how they can plan their SP journey to achieve their career goals. Two ex-PFP alumni also came for the event to share their stories and gave the students some tips on what action they can take during their studies in PFP.
PFP Bonding Day
On 15th May 2019, the first PFP Bonding Day for AY1920 cohort was held. The event was organized by the PFP Student Chapter, whom they collaborated with the class leaders from AY1920. The event was an opportunity for PFP students to mingle with one another from different classes, and for the class leaders to have the experience in organizing an event. The games required the use of Instagram to compete a series of task and the students had enjoyed themselves.
Meet the Parents Session
PFP Meet the Parents (MTP) Session for AY1920 cohort was held on 13 Jul 2019.
The programme included Director’s and Course Chair’s overview of PFP, LEAP Camp briefing for parents (conducted by DSA & camp vendor), presentation of PFP Study Awards and a highly interactive Q&A session via sli.do. Parents will also get the chance to interact with the personal tutors to find out more about the academic performance of their children.
Community Vigilance Workshop
Community Vigilance workshop was held from 22 – 26 Jul 2019. A number of PFP students attended this workshop and learnt a number of lifesaving skills, such as CPR, the methods to bandage a wound and fractures, and etc.
Student Dialogue Session
The PFP Student Dialogue Session was conducted on 24 Jul 2019, which is a platform for students to interact with PFP Course Chair and the school director to provide feedback and exchange on matters relating to PFP. Interesting topics were highlighted during the session and students had a better understanding of PFP @ SP through this engagement.
Poly 50 2019
On the 24 July 2019, it was the day that all participants of the Poly50 event were all waiting for. Even though the training wasn’t as intense as most runners thought it would be, the students were glad that they had join this event as they get to meet other PFP students from different classes.
The whole objective of this event is to promote social cohesion, interaction among students and staff, and to promote fitness and inculcate the importance of regular exercise, as well as leading a healthy lifestyle. There were 2 teams formed by the PFP students and one of the team finished the race in 15th place.
PFP Leap Camp 2019
Leap camp was a life changing experience for the PFP students. The camp was held from 16 September to 18 September 2019, 3 days 2 night camp at focus adventure camp at Sentosa. JP01 to JP05 went on the first week while JP06 to JP10 went the week after and JP21 to JP25 went the day after the second batch came back from camp. Leap camp is part of Active and Effective Citizenry module, the camp provided the opportunities for the students to learn how to be a better team player and also be active and effective citizens of Singapore.
PFP SPORTS DAY 2019
PFP held its very first Sports Day on 20 Nov 2019.
This event was made for PFP students to interact and bond with people from other classes through similar interest in sports. The different sports held were captain’s ball, street soccer and basketball. This event was made possible by our very own PFP class leaders and Course chair, Mr. Phang, and Mr. Melvin.
All of the teams were pumped up for the games and they gave their best in all the different sports. It was a great challenge for everyone.
Through sports day, the students had fun together, making new friends and enjoying themselves.
PFP Science Talk by Prof Sow
A PFP Science Talk
was conducted by Professor Sow from NUS on 30th Oct 2019 for the PFP
attended the talk at LT1A and had a wonderful time learning science with
Red Dot Museum Visit
On 15-16 Jan 2020, the science and technology track students had the opportunity to visit the Red Dot Design Museum to explore creative ideas and to get inspirations for creating prototypes, as part of the assessment for Fundamentals of Innovation and Design. The tour is about 2-hours long and the group representatives from each classes had a fulfilling trip.