Primary schools doing more to help needy pupils join student care centres

Primary 1 students engaging in a story-telling activity at Seng Kang Primary School's student care centre. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
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SINGAPORE - More than 700 children from disadvantaged families joined student care centres (SCCs) in 2021, as a result of efforts by schools to support pupils in need.

Since last year, all primary schools have stepped up efforts to identify and enrol pupils who would benefit most from after-school care in school-based SCCs, said the Ministry of Education (MOE).

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