Nan Chiau Primary School

Nan Chiau Primary School

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  • About Nan Chiau Primary School

    Primary School
    Co-Ed School
    Government-Aided School
    Single Session

  • Mother Tongues


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  • School Vision

    An Innovative school where Inspiring Educators Nurture Future-ready Leaders with Values.

  • School Mission

    To foster Leadership, Cognitive, Physical, Aesthetic, Social and Moral growth of Students.

  • School Philosophy, Culture and Ethos

    Nan Chiau Primary School is an affiliated school of the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan (SHHK). Embracing tradition as a Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan school, the school emphasises on the four core values of 'Respect', 'Responsibility', 'Sincerity' and 'Perseverance' as it continually looks to prepare its students for the future.

    Aligned to SHHK's philosophy, the school is guided by its mission "To foster the moral, cognitive, physical, social, and aesthetic growth of students" to achieve its vision "An innovative school where inspiring educators nurture passionate learners of integrity".

    The school has established systems and structures to support its mission of fostering the holistic growth of its students. Leveraging its passionate and dedicated staff, the school has made Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) its niche, equipping students the necessary competencies and skills for the 21st century by affording ICT in its curriculum.

    The school's efforts in leading research through ICT were recognised when it became the North Zone Centre of Excellence for ICT and a Microsoft Mentor School through the Microsoft's Innovative Schools Programme in 2010. This was further cemented with the school's achievement of the FutureSchool status in 2011. The school became one of the Microsoft World Tour Schools in 2012 and Microsoft Showcase Schools in 2014 and 2016 as part of the global Microsoft Partners-in-Learning Innovative Schools Programme.

    Over the years, the school has emphasised in holistic education for its students preparing them to be future-ready yet grounded by sound moral values. This effort has been recognised by the Ministry of Education for its Best Practices in Teaching and Learning, Partnership and Staff Well-being & Development and has been conferred the School Distinctive Award in 2016.

What are the distinctive programmes?

  • Applied Learning through Project Work

    Applied Learning Programme (ALP) / Interdisciplinary

  • Watch Me Soar (Student Leadership LLP - A Whole School Approach)

    Learning for Life Programme (LLP) / Community service and student leadership

What are the subjects?

Civics & Moral Education
English Language
Foundation Chinese
Foundation English
Foundation Malay
Foundation Mathematics
Foundation Science
Health Education
Higher Chinese
Higher Malay
Higher Tamil
Physical Education
Social Studies

What are the co-curricular activities (CCAs)?

Physical Sports





Track and Field


Uniformed Groups


Visual and Performing Arts

Art Club


Dance - International

Ensemble - Guzheng

Clubs and Societies

Environmental Club

Infocom Club

LDDS - Chinese

LDDS - English

Science Club

What are the specialised facilities and resources?

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