1.1 The Kindergarten follows the Ministry of Education’s school calendar.
1.2 There are 4 terms in a calendar year.
1.3 Each term consists of approximately 10 weeks.
|Term 1||10 weeks (Jan – Mar)||1 week (Mar)|
|Term 2||10 weeks (Mar – May)||4 weeks (May – Jun)|
|Term 3||10 weeks (Jun – Sep)||1 week (Sep)|
|Term 4||10 weeks (Sep – Nov)||6 weeks (Nov – Dec)|
2.1 BRMCK offers 2 sessions: AM Session and PM Session.
2.2 Our sessions are 3 hours each, from Mondays to Fridays.
|Level||AM Session||PM Session|
|N2, K1 and K2||8:30 am to 11:30 am||12:00 pm to 3:00 pm|
|N1||8:30 am to 11:15 am||12:00 pm to 2:45 pm|
2.3 N1 students are dismissed 15 minutes earlier for both AM and PM sessions.
3.1 There are 2 Chinese language teachers and one English language teacher in each nursery class.
3.2 There are 1 Chinese language teacher and 1 English language teacher in every K1 and K2 class.
3.3 Child-Teacher Ratio:
|Level||Child – Teacher Ratio||No. of Children per Class||No. of Teachers per class|
|N1||8:1||max. of 24||3|
|N2||9:1||max. of 27||3|
|K1||15:1||max. of 30||2|
|K2||15:1||max. of 30||2|
4.1 Admission for any academic year is governed by the age stipulated by the Ministry of Education.
4.2 Age is calculated based on 2 January of the year of admission.
|Nursery 1||Year that the child turns 3|
|Nursery 2||Year that the child turns 4|
|Kindergarten 1||Year that the child turns 5|
|Kindergarten 2||Year that the child turns 6|
|Level||School Term Fees||GST||Total Payable|
5.1 School term fees are paid on a quarterly basis: Jan to Mar; Apr to Jun; Jul to Sep; Oct to Dec.
5.2 School term fees include all designated school holidays and public holidays.
5.3 School term fees do not cover meals, school bus transport, uniforms, readers, enrichment classes, special activities e.g. excursions, field trips, annual concert, other special events and miscellaneous items.
6.1 Term Fees: Term One Fees for new students enrolled during BRMCK’s Annual Registration Exercise or the initial term’s fees for new students joining in the course of the school year.
6.2 Registration Fee: A non-refundable registration fee of (SGD$80 + prevailing GST)
6.3 Annual Material Fees: SGD$100 + prevailing GST.
- This is to be paid at the start of each new school year or upon enrolment into the school for new students.
- Fees paid are non-refundable.
- There is no pro ration for annual material fees.
6.4 Deposit Fee: A deposit of SGD $400.00 for all levels.
- The Deposit shall be used to contra the school fees for the last term of the academic year of a BRMCK K2 graduation student.
- The Deposit is refundable upon withdrawal provided the following two conditions are fulfilled.
- Completion of one term of school.
- Three month’s written notification of withdrawal.
If these two conditions are not fulfilled, the deposit will not be refunded.
6.5 Account payee cheques are to be made payable to Barker Road Methodist Church Kindergarten.
7.1 Registration can be done from Monday to Friday between 8.30 am and 3.30 pm during the school term.
7.2 Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.
7.3 Documents to be submitted at the point of registration:
- Completed Registration Form
- 1 Child’s Passport Size Photo
- A copy of your child’s Birth Certificate
- A copy of both parents’ NRIC
- A copy of your child’s Immunization Record
- A copy of your child’s Passport/ Dependant’s Pass/ Student Pass (for foreigner*)
- A copy of both parents’ Employment Pass/ Dependent Pass (for foreigner*)
Note: A foreigner, except Dependant’s Pass/ Immigration Exemption Order holder, is required to apply for a Student Pass.
8.1 All Term Fees are due on the first day of each new Term. Please make arrangements to pay all Term Fees via GIRO / CDA or cheque.
8.2 GIRO / CDA deduction will take place on:
- *1st day of January for Term 1
- *1st day of April for Term 2
- *1st day of July for Term 3
- *1st day of October for Term 4
*If it falls on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, deduction will take place on the next working day.
8.3 Cheque (made payable to “Barker Road Methodist Church Kindergarten”)
8.4 Please note that failure to make the necessary school fee payment on time will result in the de-registration of the student at BRMCK.
9.1 Please ensure the following are attached with CDA application forms:
- Copy of monthly Statement of Accounts (for purpose of verification of account name & number)
- A copy of the CDA account holder’s Birth Certificate (sibling only), if CDA account holder is not the child who is enrolling into BRMCK AND sibling is not currently enrolled in BRMCK.
- Please note that an administrative fee of (SGD$50/ + prevailing GST = $53.50) is chargeable for each new CDA application.
9.2 All GIRO / CDA application forms must be completed in ink and any amendments must be countersigned by parent account holder. No correction fluid is allowed to be used on the form.
9.3 Bank will take approximately 4 – 6 weeks to process the GIRO / CDA application.
9.4 In the event that the payment of the term fees via GIRO/ CDA deduction is not made by the 1st day of the new term, parents shall immediately make the term fee payment via cheque addressed to Barker Road Methodist Church Kindergarten.
9.5 Activated GIRO / CDA accounts must consistently facilitate the smooth and prompt payment of all school term fees during the student’s attendance at BRMCK. BRMCK shall be entitled to levy administration charges of SGD$75/- for any failed GIRO and/or CDA payments.
9.5 Deactivation of GIRO: it is the sole responsibility of parents to deactivate their GIRO accounts upon withdrawal / child’s graduation from BRMCK. BRMCK is not able to do this on parents’ behalf.
9.6 CDA can only be used for payment of BRMCK school term fees and annual material fees. Please note that the Ministry of Social & Family Development (MSF) does not permit payment of enrichment programme fees by CDA.
1.1 Meals are provided with compliments although school term fees do not cover these.
1.2 BRMCK provides one serving of morning snack per AM Session student and one serving of a simple lunch per PM session student.
1.3 All food service at BRMCK is non-halal.
1.4 Parents may like to send in own home packed meals for students with with personal food preferences or special dietary requirement. Please note that BRMCK staff will not be able to heat up home packed food or to wash the containers / utensils that come along with home packed meals.
2.1 It is essential for all BRMCK students to come to school in their full BRMCK uniform which consists of:
- the school polo t-shirt and shorts or culottes
- BRMCK bag
- BRMCK socks
- BRMCK sun hat
- BRMCK cardigan
- white canvas shoes with velcro
2.2 Uniform can be purchased from our uniform supplier: ‘Bibi & Baba Pte Ltd’
Address: 545 Orchard Road #02-28 Far East Shopping Centre, Singapore 238882
Telephone: 6732 7022
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday – 10 am to 7:30 pm; Sunday – 10 am to 6:00 pm
2.3 Uniform can also be purchased from the Kindergarten Admin Office during school hours.
However, please note that only cheque payment is accepted at BRMCK.
3.1 Please contact Transland Singapore Pte Ltd’s Manager, Ms Carrie Lee, at 6560 8032 (from 9 am to 10 pm) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for information regarding bus routes and bus fares.
3.2 Please be informed that Transland Singapore Pte Ltd is a separate entity from BRMCK.
4.1 BRMCK conducts before or after school Montessori Based Enrichment Programme.
|Level||Montessori Based Enrichment Programme Term Fees||GST||Total Payable|
4.2 In order to serve you and your child better, BRMCK has also made arrangements with various service providers to conduct enrichment classes for BRMCK pupils at our Kindergarten.
The Kindergarten reserves the right to use photographs and/or video clips of children enrolled in the Kindergarten for publicity and/or promotional purposes, which would include the BRMCK website, as well as media (press or TV).
|AM Session Arrival (Student Drop Off):||8:00 am to 8:30 am|
|AM Session Dismissal (Student Pick Up):||11:30 am to 11:45 am|
|PM Session Arrival (Student Drop Off):||11:45 am to 12:00 pm|
|PM Session Dismissal (Student Pick Up):||3:00 pm to 3:15 pm|
A handbook for BRMCK Parents will be issued to parents before the child enters the Kindergarten. This handbook contains important information regarding the routines and procedures in the Kindergarten.