Adopt four-day lesson week

The Christ Church Secondary School basketball team trains at the basketball court on Fridays.
The Christ Church Secondary School basketball team trains at the basketball court on Fridays.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

Adopt four-day lesson week

School should be about more than just studies or co-curricular activities, and should be about learning from our experiences.

By adopting the four-day lesson week used by Christ Church Secondary School (More schools adopt flexible timetables, March 4), students will be less stressed and not dread school as much.

This also de-emphasises the importance of grades, and puts the focus on the school experience instead.

With more time for social interaction, students will learn to communicate better, and, hopefully, no longer be the "anti-social social club" generation in thrall to their smartphones.

Grace Leong Jingyi, 15

Secondary 3 student


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 11, 2019, with the headline 'Adopt four-day lesson week'. Print Edition | Subscribe