Nanyang Primary School
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- School Vision
Learners of Character, Leaders in Action
- School Mission
Developing our pupils to reach their fullest potential within a bicultural environment that is steeped in diligence, prudence, respectability and simplicity, thereby enabling them to contribute to society.
- School Philosophy, Culture and Ethos
Nanyang Primary School (NYPS) was established in 1917 as the primary section of The Singapore Nanyang Girls' School. NYPS was separated from the secondary section in 1978 due to increasing pupil enrolment and has functioned as a single-session school since 2004. It was accorded the Special Assistance Plan (SAP) status in 1984. In 1990, it began to offer MOE's Gifted Education Programme (GEP).
The school strives to provide an education which prepares the students beyond academic excellence. With the provision of a bi-cultural learning environment, students are nurtured to be learners of character and leaders who will create a positive impact on their communities and society.
The Nanyang Curriculum adopts the Head, Heart and Hands approach for the holistic development of the students, as the school believes that internalisation, reflection and putting into action values and skills, are key to learning. The key leverage for the holistic development of students in the Nanyang Curriculum is differentiation which caters to students' different learning needs. Building on its rich Chinese traditions and values while equipping our students with 21st century skills and competencies underscores curriculum innovation in NYPS.
An extensive culture for learning and innovation permeates the school as evident in the whole school embarking on the Professional Learning Community (PLC) journey, introducing Lesson Study (LS) as an additional tool to Action Research (AR) and Learning Circle (LC) for teachers to implement curriculum innovations that will deepen their pedagogical knowledge.
The school also believes in establishing strong partnership for the holistic development of students. The key partners comprising the School Management Committee, Nanyang Schools Alumni Association and Parent Teacher Association work collaboratively to preserve the NYPS spirit and identity, reinforcing the values-based culture via role-modelling and their contributions and support.
What are the distinctive programmes?
- Building Cultural Quotience Through Dance
Learning for Life Programme (LLP) / Music and performing arts
- Problem-Solving Through Maker Education
Applied Learning Programme (ALP) / Innovation and enterprise
What are the subjects?
What are the co-curricular activities (CCAs)?
Visual and Performing Arts
Art and Craft Club
Chinese Calligraphy Society
Dance - Chinese
Ensemble - String
Orchestra - Chinese
Swimming / Flippa Ball
Track and Field
Clubs and Societies
What are the specialised facilities and resources?
- Allied educators (Learning and behavioural support)