In Pictures: First Day of Primary School
04 Jan 2017
The first day of school is a memorable experience for both students and parents. Take a peek into young Daniel’s journey as he steps into Fairfield Methodist School (Primary) for the first time.
The alarm sounds and it's time to get ready for school.
Words cannot express the emotions felt by parents as they see their child grow up a little and begin a new phase of life.
A quiet moment with Mummy and Daddy.
Young Daniel starts off the day with a simple but wholesome breakfast.
It's time to pull up your socks, Daniel!
Learning to manage his dollars and cents - another step towards independence.
An encouraging pat on the head from Daddy.
Family pep talk as they set off for the day.
Off we go!
Daniel steps out of his comfort zone, into the new school environment.
Welcoming students at the school gate is Mr James Chong, Vice-Principal (Admin) of Fairfield Methodist School (Primary).
New classes, new teachers, new friends!
A mix of excitement and apprehension within, but facing it with a brave smile! Meeting the school Principal, Mdm Law Li Mei, for the first time.
"How do I take the national pledge? Am I doing it right?"
Checking out the new classroom!
"Oh wow, this must be my seat..."
A round of introductions and ice-breakers to get to know each other.
Moments of laughter.
Learning to be responsible for collecting workbooks from classmates.
And off we go again! Where to next?
"I wonder who my buddy is?"
Daniel meets his buddy, Evan Rais ,a Primary Four student.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
"What can I buy with these coins?"
Buying food for the first time and getting a slice of watermelon on the side!
"Where's mummy and daddy?"
Reunited for the moment...
Let's go and explore!
Checking out the school environment.
"My learning journey starts here...see you!"