What should students bring for recess? How much money should they bring?
Students should bring plain water in water bottles, refillable at water coolers around the school. Students may bring their own food in lunch boxes or purchase food from the canteen. Water bottles and lunch boxes must be clearly labeled with the student's name and class.
If a student is buying food and drink from the canteen, a good amount to bring is $2.00 to $2.60 in cash/ePayment. Set meals range from $1.80 to $2.00. Drinks range from $0.80 to $1.20. For students who prefer to go cashless, POSB Smart Buddy watches may be used.
Application details will be provided before P1 Admin Day. Students under MOE FASor School-Based Financial Assistance Schemes will have the money credited to them in their Ez-Link cards upon activation for them to purchase their meals.
It would be good to teach your child how to count money in preparation for school. Do give your child smaller denominations, like 50-cent coins or $1 coins, as these are easier for them to handle. Please avoid $5 or $10 notes.
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