20 Key DSA Interview Questions to Prepare Your Champ For

The Direct School Admission (DSA) scheme allows primary six students in Singapore to secure early placements in their desired secondary school based on their academic and non-academic talents. Given the stiff competition, schools require applicants to strongly demonstrate their talents and aptitudes, with tangible proof to show for it. From a portfolio detailing achievements to …

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5 Tips on How to Raise a Confident Child

Confidence is a strong personality trait that can help a person succeed in the long run. It extends far beyond being able to speak in front of a large crowd or being comfortable enough to share an unpopular opinion. It allows you to make decisions you believe in and is related to the way we …

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When Is the Right Age for My Child to Start Singing Lessons?

The human voice is a natural instrument capable of producing a huge variety of musical expressions through intrinsic feeling and desire. If your child has exhibited a talent or passion for singing, you might be wondering when would be the right age for them to start formal singing lessons in Singapore. The question of “the …

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Are Acting Classes Necessary To Groom A Confident Child?

Acting classes are more than just fun play-pretend sessions for your children. Your child will gain many introspective insights as well as undergo instrumental character development through speech and drama classes. How Do Acting Classes Help With Self-Confidence? Acting classes is a performance-based speech and drama programme to help your children develop essential skills to …

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Why Should Your Child Explore The Performing Arts

The performing arts are known to positively impact a child’s well-being. From cognitive to motor skills, the various formats of performing arts create a platform for your child to identify their talents and acquire attributes that will serve them well throughout their lives. For instance, acting classes are designed to develop stronger emotional regulation, while …

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Making Music Matters: Music and Personal Development

Music is an integral part of the human experience, from the playlist of songs repeated every single day, the movie soundtracks that seemingly stick even after one has left the cinema, and to the jingle that plays in the elevator.  Even as a passive listener, music gives one the much-needed comfort and slice of entertainment. …

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How Can Dance Education Benefit Children?

MindChamps Académie of Stars believes in the importance of helping your child develop holistic, triple-threat performance skills covering singing, dancing and acting. The STARS Performance Training programme allows young learners to master both technique and performance skills across the three previously mentioned areas. Bring out the best in your child with a programme designed to …

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How Being a Triple Threat in Performing Arts can Benefit our Children

Imagine your child in a dance audition. After completing the beautiful routine practised for weeks, the judge poses a surprise test — a vocal piece. Now, you’re biting on your nails, thinking about whether your child can ace the test.  If it was an audition for a dance role, your child’s graceful moves may have …

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How To Identify Your Child’s Strength In Performing Arts

Have a little actress at home? Or perhaps, a budding singer? The performing arts is a great place for children’s social emotional learning and development. From music and dance classes to theatre, the performing arts is where children have the chance to tap into their emotions and explore self-expression.  As Singapore’s premier performing arts school, …

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