Commonwealth Secondary School

Commonwealth Secondary School

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  • About Commonwealth Secondary School

    Secondary School
    Co-Ed School
    Government School
    Single Session

  • Mother Tongues


What are the Direct School Admission (DSA-Sec) talent areas offered?

Learn more about DSA-Sec in MOE (Ministry of Education, Singapore).
NameNatureIntegrated ProgrammeCategory
Language - TamilBothYesLanguage and Humanities
LeadershipBothYesLeadership and Uniformed Groups
Band - ConcertBothYesPerforming Arts
Drama - EnglishBothYesPerforming Arts
ChoirBothYesPerforming Arts
Dance - MalayBothYesPerforming Arts
Dance - IndianBothYesPerforming Arts
CodingBothYesScience, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
RoboticsBothYesScience, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Environmental ScienceBothYesScience, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
BadmintonBothYesSports and Games
Cross CountryBothYesSports and Games
BasketballBoysYesSports and Games
FootballBoysYesSports and Games
Dance - ChineseGirlsYesPerforming Arts
NetballGirlsYesSports and Games
  • School Vision

    Every CommonWEALTHian a Confident Learner, Compassionate Leader and Imaginative Trailblazer.

  • School Mission

    Nurturing Commonwealthians as Champions of Today and Leaders of Tomorrow.

  • School Philosophy, Culture and Ethos

    Commonwealth Secondary School believes that every child is unique and can grow to champion something worthy in the future. Anchored in our WEALTH values (Warmth, Enterprise, Adventurousness, Loyalty, Tenacity, Honour), every child is mentored by a Champion Mentor from Sec 1 to graduation, to be a Compassionate Leader. They will discover their strengths, strive for excellence and identify a meaningful purpose that they would champion.

    A thriving community for innovation, discovery, expression and accomplishment, we nurture Confident Learners with a Growth Mindset and the 5 Minds (Disciplined, Synthesising, Creating, Respectful, Ethical) for the future.

    As the West Zone Centre of Excellence for Design and Innovation, we develop Imaginative Trailblazers through school-wide Design Thinking and Trailblazer Maker education as well as provide professional development for educators from other schools in using Design Thinking and Maker Education to develop joy of learning and entrepreneurial dare in students.

What are the distinctive programmes?

  • Tamil Language Elective Programme (TLEP-Sec)

What are the subjects?

Additional Mathematics
Art (NA Level)
Basic Chinese
Basic Malay
Basic Tamil
Chinese B
Chinese Normal (Academic)
Computer Applications
Design and Technology
Elements of Business Skills
English Language
English Language (Syllabus A)
English Language (Syllabus T)
Food and Nutrition
Food and Consumer Education
Food Studies (N Level)
Higher Chinese
Higher Malay
Higher Tamil
Humanities (Social Studies and Geography)
Humanities (Social Studies and History)
Literature in English
Malay B
Malay Normal (Academic)
Mathematics (Syllabus A)
Mathematics (Syllabus T)
Physical Education
Science (Physics, Chemistry)
Science (Syllabus T)
Social Studies Normal (Technical)
Art (NT Level)
Literature In Tamil

What are the co-curricular activities (CCAs)?

Physical Sports


Basketball (Boys)

Cross Country

Dragon Boat (Boys)


Soccer (Boys)

Visual and Performing Arts

Band - Concert


Dance - Chinese

Dance - Indian

Dance - Malay

Drama - English

Urban Nature

Uniformed Groups

Girl Guides

National Cadet Corps (NCC) (Land)

National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)

Singapore Red Cross Society

Clubs and Societies

Eco Club

New Media Club

Robotics Club

What are the specialised facilities and resources?

  • Allied educators (Learning and behavioural support)