Parenting Newsletter

We send out weekly newsletters to update members on the latest issues, discussion, promotions, events and more happening on our parenting platform. Please note that some of the links in the newsletters go to our FB group discussions. You may not be able to see them if you are not a member as our FB groups are closed groups.

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December 6, 2019

Next year 2020, many school children will be making big transitions.

From kindergarten to 'big school' or primary school.

From primary school to secondary school

From secondary school to higher education

Every stage is exciting and challenging. 

For the little ones, you may find the following popular post from previous years useful

- How to train your kid to wake up early

- How to organize kid's books and school bags etc

- School Or...

November 28, 2019

In a couple of days, it will be December 2019! Time flies and December normally passes by in a flash.

December is often called the most wonderful time of the year with school holidays, year end annual leave clearance, shopping malls fully decorated and lots of promotion going on. 

We have put together a back to school 2020 promotions page for easy reference and comparisons of back to school promotions currently happening. 

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November 22, 2019

UPSR results was out yesterday. Congratulations to all the students who worked hard for this primary school leaving exam. It's time to move on to new challenges ahead in secondary school. 

Parents are now rushing to do school transfers. Check out this discussion thread on transferring school to another SMK or SMJK other than the one your child has been assigned to.

Other than those going to Form 1, students going to Form 4 a...

November 15, 2019

Which kind of parent are you? The kind that is very organized and plans everything way ahead? For example by now, you would have started buying or scouting around for bags, uniforms, shoes, workbooks, and be well prepared for the year 2020. Or are you still searching for school holiday programmes or researching vacation ideas?

Whichever kind of parent you are, we've made your job a little easier by curating important informat...

November 8, 2019

Every week we have so many topics being discussed in our FB group, its hard to keep up. There are two ways you can follow the topics that matter to you.

1. Do a search using the FB group search option for school specific topics 
 

2. Follow our weekly archives here. We do the scrolling and browsing to post only the most commented and hot topics for the week

This week it looks like parents are winding down for the school year...

November 1, 2019

It's the first of November 2019! Year-end school holidays is this month! How quickly the time has flown. The standard six students who sat for their UPSR in 2019 have gotten their secondary school allocation. Did your child get the school you wanted? Come join us in our Malaysia Secondary School Parents on FB group to discuss secondary school related issues. Members from our primary school group will get automatic approval to...

October 25, 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our group members, readers and followers a very Happy Deepavali 2019. May this festival of light brighten up your home with joy, love and laughter.

Happy Holidays to everyone else.  The Deepavali school holidays is from 25 Oct (Fri) until 29 Oct (Tue) 2019. Berhati-hati di jalan raya. Drive safely on the road if you are travelling during this period.

Speaking of driving s...

October 18, 2019

It's October and yet, we have started talking about getting ready for school on our parenting platform. Though it may sound still a couple of months away, in fact, it is not that far. Now is the time to start scouting for good back to school deals. Some parents like to prepare in advance to avoid the hectic back to school shopping days while some like to wait for last minute deals. Whichever works for you is fine.

We have sta...

October 11, 2019

The Malaysia School Calendar 2020 is out and some parents mentioned that they have wrongly estimated the festival or term holidays when they made their vacation plans and booked flight tickets. 

Here's a quick summary:

First day of school in 2020


1 Jan (Wed) 2020 (Kump A schools) -  Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu
2 Jan (Thur) 2020 (Kump B schools) -  All other states including the Federal Territories

Chinese New Y...

October 4, 2019

PT3 2019 is the final year when the exams will be centralized. It is also the first year of the new syllabus and format. By centralized, it means the papers are prepared by the Ministry, however schools are tasked with printing them for the students unlike the UPSR or SPM where printing is also centralized. 

Currently students are halfway through the exams. Having sat for the English, Chinese, Maths, Geography, Rekabentuk dan...

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