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Junior Seekers is an after-school programme dedicated to provide quality care for primary school students. We work to bring character development and effective learning to young children and their communities regardless of religion, race, language or culture. Here, we pride ourselves to develop responsible stewards of the Earth who love and care for our environment.
Our programme hinges on universal values and character development. The safety and welfare of our students are our utmost priority. Our teachers are trained and experienced in caring for our students.
The programme aims to develop Well-Mannered, Compassionate, Resilient, Nature-Loving and Empowered children. We ensure that all homework is completed and done at the centre to the best of our ability. During our daily enrichment sessions, students will be given the opportunity to learn through holistic approaches via the different programmes offered.
Besides the Normal Academic Term care arrangement (1.30 to 7.00pm on weekdays),
Junior Seekers also offers Flexi-Care arrangements. For a maximum of 12 days a month, the fees for Flexi-care/ Half-day arrangements is $216 per month. The fees for additional days will be $18 per day.
Flexi-care arrangements needs to be locked in over a minimum of 6 months.
In light of the COVID-19 situation this year, some parents and children may be affected by sudden school closures. Junior Seekers is offering emergency care services for this affected children. The terms and conditions for this short-term weekly enrolment is as follows:
Emergency Care Services is only available at Fajar branch. Students should not be under LOA or SHN status. Registration is on first come first serve basis with a cap of 30 registrations. Service utilization is on a weekly basis. Full day care services are only available with a demand of 8 or more students and charged at additional $5/day. Registration fees of $30 apply. SCFA subsidy and transport services are not applicable.
Please talk to our staff for more details.
Our teachers are dedicated caregivers and educators. They possess at least a diploma (or equivalent work experience) and have the necessary educational /work experience to guide your child through the programme.
The online registration form can be accessed through this link : http://www.juniorseekers.com/enrolment
Yes, our premises at 441 Fajar and 672 Bedok are limited. Hence, registration will close once the maximum number of students is met. We will have a wait list for parents who are still keen to register their child once there is a vacancy.
arrival and dismissal
Junior Seekers does not provide transport services. Parents will need to make own transport arrangements with the school’s transport vendors to send the child to the centres.
The centre’s operating hours are from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
During full day operations, we will be open from 7.30 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Children may report to the centre immediately after dismissal from school.
Parents are able to fetch their child anytime before 7.00 p.m. However, in order for the child to enjoy the full benefits of the programme, it is best that parents fetch their child from 6.00 p.m. after our enrichment sessions have ended.
facilities and centre matters
Yes, there are shower facilities in the centre.
Showering is not compulsory. Parents can decide if the child needs to shower after arriving at the centre.
Yes. The SCC will be fully air conditioned.
Yes. We welcome parents to view the centre. Please call in to make a viewing appointment with our staff.
Parents can only view the premise with an appointment set with our staff.
meals at the centre
Yes. For all students of Junior Seekers, we will be serving lunch and tea break. All lunch meals served will be catered from a licensed vendor. Our meals are halal and nutritiously prepared to ensure that students receive a balanced diet.
A monthly menu will be released to parents for each term.
Please do inform us if your child has any food allergies.
junior seekers programme fees
During school holidays, school closures or at any time a child reports earlier than the designated reporting time of 1pm, there will be an additional $5 charge per day.
This is to cover the additional care hours provided, breakfast and materials for the programme.
The full day fees will be included in the following month’s fees after attendance has been verified by staff of the centre.
Yes. Before every school holiday / closure, a memo will be released to parents to indicate child’s attendance for the week or month. This is to ensure that the centre is well prepared to cater to the number of students attending the programme.
Our application for the Student Care Financial Assistance Scheme (SCFA) is currently being processed by MSF.
We will update you once we receive the approval for the status of SCFA Administrator.
No. Learning journeys are not compulsory for students.
However, we do encourage students to attend every learning journey planned by the centre as each of them are specially organized to bring an enjoyable learning experience for our students.
Unfortunately, as all staff will be activated to accompany students during the learning journey, the centre will be closed during those hours. Hence, parents will need to make alternative care arrangements.
No, they are not and parents will be advised accordingly on the fees payable for each learning journey.
Yes. All students will be required to report in Junior Seekers’ uniform or change into the uniform upon arrival.
It is compulsory for students to wear the uniform at the centre.
Wearing a uniform creates an identity for the students and is an important part of safety and uniformity amongst students.