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Both parents work, but preschool on school holiday?

Postby dpot » Fri, 30 Nov 2012 9:38 am

My wife and I both work full time, and we want to shift our 3yr old to a new school (unhappy with the present one he's been at for 1.5 yrs). Anyway, we like many of the private schools, but they seem to have a month off in July and another break between terms.

We don't have a helper, and don't really want one. However, is there an option for kids in these schools to attend an all-day enrichment programme during these term breaks?

Surely there must be programmes like this out there, but I cannot seem to find any in SG, and so I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction.

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Postby iloverice » Sat, 01 Dec 2012 1:35 am

Have you consider childcare service? It open all year long, except for few approve holiday (around 7-10days in a year).

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Postby dpot » Sat, 01 Dec 2012 7:19 pm

Thanks, yes, it looks like this is the route we'll have to travel. There were things that we liked about some schools, but the holidays were a problem. Not sure what working parents without a maid (or relatives here) do once their kids enter kindergarten and above...I suppose quit their job or get a maid...seems like there should be a better alternative.


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