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English & Social Studies Department

Vision: Towards Linguistic Excellence

Mission: To develop pupils’ linguistic and communicative competency so as to enable them to become independent learners through meaningful tasks and activities.

HOD English / Social Studies

Mdm Azizah A. Latiff

Level Head

Mdm Lakshmi Arivananthan 
  

Level Representatives

Mdm Rasidah (Level Leader)

Mrs Karyn Hon

Ms Phoon SH

Ms Dawn Ooi

Ms Michelle Lin (AED)

Ms Huda (AED)

P1

Ms Sarina (Level Leader)

Mdm Zarina Hassan

Ms Hidayah

Mr Yip YW

Mdm Sri Priya

P2

Mdm Mehmutha (Level Leader)

Mr Benedict Tan

P3

Mr Roslan (Level Leader)

Ms Yogeswary

Mdm Vivien Gwee

Mr Eddy Chua

P4

Mdm Noranisah (Level Leader)

Mr Ong YH

Mdm Lakshmi

P5

 Mrs Lee SF (Level Leader)

Mdm Azizah Latiff

Mdm Anita Francis

Mr Tan TK (AJT)

Mr Ang GP (P5 & P6 FEL)

P6


The English Language instructional programmes in the classroom are aligned with the principles of language learning and teaching in the EL Syllabus.
The following principles are embedded in the instructional programmes: 
Learner Centred 
Process Orientation 
Integration 
Contextualisation 
Spiral Progression
Interaction

English Language Support Programmes 


The Learning Support Programme
The Learning Support Programme is a specialized language and literacy programme. It aims to provide additional support to pupils to help them cope with mainstream work.
Speech & Drama
Speech & Drama programme aims to help pupils acquire both confidence and effective communication skills, help pupils develop and discover themselves and present their own ideas, and allow pupils to express freely and explore their imaginations.

School Reading Programme 

Reading programme is carried out in all classes to encourage all pupils to read actively. This aims to bring up the literacy level of all pupils and to inculcate the love of reading among the pupils.
Competitions Internal & External Competitions

Internal
P1 & P2: Poetry Recitation/ Drama
            

P3 & P4: Readers’ Theatre

P5 & P6: Oratorical/ Debate Arena
            

External 
ALL levels: Writing External Competitions 
P3 to P6: International Competitions and Assessments for Schools 
(The University of New South Wales)
Leveraging with Technology 
These technology aims to help pupils in the presentation of their work/ projects and promote oral communication.
P1 & P2: Chroma Key
P3 – P6: Newsmaker/ Teleprompter 

Partnership with Parents  
What you can do to help your child
- Read to and with your child regularly.
- Watch the daily English news telecast with your child and discuss issues with them.
- Praise your child for every effort made and every improvement shown.
- Help your child learn his / her Spelling / Dictation.
- Ensure your child completes his homework / revises his work.
- Constantly monitor the progress of your child.

Links to important website  www.moe.gov.sg/education/syllabuses 

Social Studies Learning Journeys (2017)

 

Level

Learning Journeys

P1

Jacob Ballas

P2

Philatelic Museum

P3

P3 SS LJ Kampong Glam

 

P4

P4 SS LJ Heritage Tour to Chinatown/Little India

P5

Asian Civilisations Museum

P6

 Botanic Gardens