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This FAQ page has the answers to some of the commonly asked questions. If you would like to find out any other information regarding a school-related matter, please contact us via phone at 67831191 or drop us an email at contact@gsps.moe.edu.sg


 GENERAL INFORMATION
1. What are the operating hours of the General Office?
We are open from Monday to Friday, 7.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. excluding weekends and public holidays.
2. What are the school hours?
Gongshang Primary operates as a single-session school and the school hours are as follow:

Monday7.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. 
 Tuesday7.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m.
 Wednesday7.30 a.m. - 1.15 p.m. (*non CCA days)
7.30 a.m. - 3.15 p.m. (CCA days)
Thursday7.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. 
 Friday7.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. 
*For P3-P6 pupils
Parents will be informed for all co-curricular activities and remedial/supplementary lessons that take place after school hours.
3. When are the recess times? 

P1 and P28.45 a.m. - 9.15 a.m.
P3 and P4
9.15 a.m. - 9.45 a.m.
P5 and P6 9.45 a.m. - 10.15 a.m. 

4. What time can parents enter the school premises to make purchases from the school bookshop? 
Parents are allowed to come into the school premises to make purchases at the bookshop after school hours. 
5. Where can I buy school uniform for my child/ward? 
You can buy the school uniform from the address below:
Chop Kong Chong
604 Sembawang Road
Sembawang Shopping Centre #02-13
Singapore 758459

You can also purchase the school uniform on every last Friday of the month (Feb-Nov) from 11.30 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. at the school foyer. There will be no sale of uniform on public holidays and school holidays.


ADMISSION
1. How do I register my child/ward for Primary One in Gongshang Primary School?
The Primary One Registration Exercise is generally conducted from June to September every year. Parents should refer to the registration phases and procedures to find out which phase their children are eligible for, how to register and the documents required for registration posted on the MOE website.

For more information on the Primary One Registration Exercise, please refer to the following website:
https://www.moe.gov.sg/admissions/primary-one-registration


   SCHOOL-HOME PARTNERSHIP
1. How can I communicate with my child/ward's teachers?
Your child/ward will receive a letter from his/her Form Teacher at the start of the academic year. In the letter, the Form Teacher will provide his/her email address. Do keep the teacher's letter for reference. You may also make use of the student's Learning Journal to communicate with the teacher through handwritten notes. You may also call the General Office and leave a message for the teacher concerned.
2. What must I do if I need to fetch my child/ward from school early?
 Students will only be allowed to leave the school premises early if accompanied by an authorized adult. The adult fetching the child must report to the General Office and fill in the necessary form(s) before leaving the school compound. Please do inform the Form Teacher in advance if you know that you need to fetch your child/ward early. Students are not allowed to leave the school on their own even if they have valid reasons to do so.
3. Can my child/ward bring a mobile phone to school? 
The school discourages students from bringing their mobile phones to school so that they do not distract themselves and others during school hours. Such items are brought at the students' own risk and the school will not be responsible for any loss or damage. 
4. How can I sign up as a Parent Volunteer? 
You can go to the Useful Links/For Parents tab on our website. Please contact the school at gsps@moe.edu.sg for more information on signing up as a Parent Volunteer.


   FINANCE
1. Financial Assistance Scheme
Please approach any of the General Office staff to find out more or you can click here to find out more about it. 


   ALUMNI
1. How can I join the Gongshang Primary Alumni?
To apply to join the Gongshang Alumni, please contact any of the following via email:
  • Miss Ada Lye (lye_kit_yeng_ada@moe.edu.sg)
  • Mdm Teo Shaw Ping (teo_shaw_ping@moe.edu.sg)
  • Mrs Sabrina Neo (seah_jia_fen_sabrina@moe.edu.sg)
Information for Alumni may be found under Our GSPS Family/Alumni on the school website.
You may also visit the Alumni Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/gongshangprimaryalumni/