First Toa Payoh Primary School

First Toa Payoh Primary School

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  • About First Toa Payoh Primary School

    Primary School
    Co-Ed School
    Government School
    Single Session

  • Mother Tongues


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  • School Vision

    A Caring and Creative Learning Community in the Pursuit of Excellence

  • School Mission

    To nurture every child to his best.

  • School Philosophy, Culture and Ethos

    First Toa Payoh Primary School (FTPPS) was established in 1968 at Lorong 1, Toa Payoh. On 2 January 2002, the school was relocated to its current premise at Lorong 8, Toa Payoh. Being the first school in Toa Payoh, the school retained its distinctive name.

    FTPPS believes that Every Child Matters and Deserves an Education. It is with this belief that we partner our key stakeholders in our mission to nurture every student in FTPPS to his best potential and to realise the school vision of a caring and creative learning community in the pursuit of excellence.

    In all our endeavours, we anchor in our school values of Respect, Responsibility, Love, Integrity and Perseverance (R2 LIP). The school strives to unleash the potential of every student in FTPPS through joy for learning.

What are the distinctive programmes?

  • Character Building Through Outdoor Experiential Learning

    Learning for Life Programme (LLP) / Sports and outdoor education

  • FIRST Clicks – Literacy Through Photography (Visual Arts and Design)

    Applied Learning Programme (ALP) / ICT and media

What are the subjects?

English Language
Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Health Education
Higher Chinese
Higher Malay
Higher Tamil
Physical Education
Social Studies

What are the co-curricular activities (CCAs)?

Physical Sports



Uniformed Groups

Boys' Brigade


Girls' Brigade


Visual and Performing Arts


What are the specialised facilities and resources?

  • Allied educators (Learning and behavioural support)
  • Physical impairment