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Chinese Department

The six-year Chinese curriculum aims to enhance students’ oral, listening and writing skills. The department aims to inculcate in students a love and interest in the Chinese Language through the use of Information Technology and differentiated learning in class. We also aim to promote reading and enhance Chinese language literacy while raising our students’ awareness and knowledge of Chinese culture and tradition.

Department Key Programmes

  • Modular Approach in Teaching and Learning (P2-P6)
  • Chinese Reading Programme (P1 – P6)
  • School based Oracy programme (P1-P6)
  • MOE Xuele Portal (P1-P6)
  • Sentence Writing Programme (P1)
  • Show & Tell (P1-P2)
  • Composition Writing Programme (P2-P6)
  • E-Zhishi Portal (P1-P6)
  • iMTL Portal Programme (P4-P6)
  • Tea Appreciation Workshop (P6)
  • Enrichment Class (P5-P6)
  • Mother Tongue Book Fair

Department Strategies

 

·      SVO (Subject, Variable, Objective) in letter writing: Students are taught how to identify the:

o   Subject – who they are writing to 

o   Variable – when and where (e.g the date, time and place, etc)

o   Objective – why the letter is written

 

·      The use of 5W1H and Mind-Mapping during E-Oral Practice and Composition Writing.

 

·      Annotation in the answering of Comprehension Questions through adding notes by way of explanation to a text.

 

 

 Experiential Learning

 

·      Lunar New Year Celebration

·      Mother Tongue Fortnight Activities

·      E-Oral Workshop for P3-6 Parents

·      Monthly Thematic Competition for P1-P6

·      Story Telling Competition for P1-P6

·      Penmanship Competition for P1-P2

·      Creative Writing Competition for P3-P6

·      National Creative Writing Competition for selected P5HCL and P6HCL Students

Malay Department

Through the use of Information Technology and differentiated learning in class, the department aims to grow our students’ love and interest in the Malay language. The six-year Malay curriculum hones our students’ oral, listening and writing skills. As students read widely, their Malay language literacy is increased, and they gain a greater awareness and knowledge of the Malay culture and tradition.

 

Department Key Programmes

  • Malay Reading Programme (P1-P6)
  • School based Oracy programme (P1-P6)
  • Show & Tell (P1-P2)
  • AsknLearn Portal (P1-P6)
  • E-Cekap Portal (P1-P4)
  • Mekar Portal (P5-P6)
  • iMTL Portal Programme (P4-P6)
  • Tea Appreciation Workshop (P6)
  • Enrichment Class (P5-P6)
  • Mother Tongue Book Fair

Department Strategies

 

·      The use of 5W1H and Mind-Mapping during E-Oral Practice and Composition Writing.

 

·     Annotation in the answering of Comprehension Questions through adding
    notes by way of explanation to a text.

 

 

Experiential Learning

 

·      Hari Raya Puasa Celebration

·      Mother Tongue Fortnight Activities

·      E-Oral Workshop for P3-6 Parents

·      Monthly Thematic Competition for P1-P6

·      Story Telling Competition for P1-P6

·      Penmanship Competition for P1-P2

·      Creative Writing Competition for P3-P6

·      Rakan Bahasa for selected pupil

·      National Pintar Kata App Competition for selected P4-P5 students

 

 

Tamil Department

A love for the language is developed as students undergo a six-year Tamil curriculum which aims to enhance pupil’s oral, listening and writing skills. Information Technology and differentiated learning in class stimulates our students’ genuine interest in the language. Reading widely, they improve their Tamil language literacy and have a greater awareness and knowledge of the Tamil culture and tradition.


1.    Department Key Programmes

  • Tamil Reading Programme (P1 – P6)
  • School based Oracy programme (P1-P6)
  • Show & Tell (P1-P2)
  • Vaandu Portal (P1-P6)
  • iMTL Portal Programme (P4-P6)
  • Tea Appreciation Workshop (P6)
  • Enrichment Class (P5-P6)
  • Mother Tongue Book Fair

2.    Department Strategies

 

·     Drama-Infused lessons to encourage Listening and Speaking for Lower  
    Primary

·      The use of 5W1H and Mind-Mapping during E-Oral Practice and Composition
  Writing.

·       PLT strategy on Indirect Marking to encourage students to be self-directed
      learners.

·      Using story maps to understand comprehension texts

·      Using annotation in the answering of comprehension questions through adding notes by way of explanation to a text.

 

 

3.     Experiential Learning

 

·      Mother Tongue Fortnight Activities

·      E-Oral Workshop for P3-6 Parents

·      Monthly Thematic Competition for P1-P6

·      Spelling Bee Competition for P5

·      E5 Cluster Tamil Language Festival