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Humanities

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Mission

To nurture successful self-directed learners with a passion to achieve academic excellence and the desire to understand human societies and the world in which they live in.

Head of Department

Mdm Jayanthi D/O Appachamy

Subject Head

History

Mdm Tong Wee Onn

Coordinators

Lower Sec History

Mr Jared Er

 

Lower Sec Geography 

Ms Yee Pei Fan 


Department Brief

The Humanities Department embarks on a curriculum to develop in students an inquisitive mind through inquiry-based pedagogy and to make learning more real by providing authentic learning experiences. Throughout their four to five years of education in our school we aim to instill in students the need to care for the Earth, an appreciation of the past, culture and heritage and to develop a sense of belonging to Singapore.

 

Key Department Programmes and Activities

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Programme/Activity Title

Brief Description

1

United Nations Youth Model Conferences

Selected students from Sec 2 & 3 participate in this conferences organised by various institutions

2

Humanities Week

An Annual Event organised to instil in students a love for the Humanities.

3

NUS Geography Challenge

Yearly event participated by Sec 3 or 4 students

4

Sec 3 Coastal Studies and Environment Awareness Trip to Tanjung Sedili, Johore

Coastal Geographical Investigation Trip for Sec 3 Pure Geography students

5

Sec 4E/5NA One Day Humanities Trip to Johore, Malaysia.

A cultural-awareness trip for the graduating students organised as part of the Multi-level Activities

6

Sec 3 Geography Field Studies at Changi Beach, Pasir Ris Beach and East Coast Park.

Organised as part of the Geographical Investigation Field Studies.

7

Interschool History Competitions

Selected students from Sec 2 & 3 participate in this annual competitions organised for secondary school students.

8

Historical Investigation Learning Journey to Museums

Organised as part of the Lower Secondary Historical Investigation Task.

9

Humanities Overseas School Immersion programme

Humanities Cultural and School Immersion Overseas Programme to Harbin for Sec 2 and 3 students.

10.

Docent Training Programme

Docent training for selected Sec 2 & 3 history students as part of History Talent Development Programme.


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