Jurong West Secondary School

Jurong West Secondary School

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  • About Jurong West 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
LeadershipBothYesLeadership and Uniformed Groups
National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)BothYesLeadership and Uniformed Groups
Red Cross (Youth)BothYesLeadership and Uniformed Groups
Dance - InternationalBothYesPerforming Arts
Visual Art - Media Arts / Film / PhotographyBothYesVisual Arts, Design and Media
Boys' BrigadeBoysYesLeadership and Uniformed Groups
National Cadet Corps (NCC) LandBoysYesLeadership and Uniformed Groups
BasketballBoysYesSports and Games
VolleyballBoysYesSports and Games
  • School Vision

    A Values-Centred Community where Learning is ignited by Passion, Thinking driven by Innovation and Leading inspired by Service

  • School Mission

    To engage the hearts and minds of students to develop them to their full potential enabling them to fulfill their aspirations and contribute as active citizens in society

  • School Philosophy, Culture and Ethos

    In our school, we place a premium on the holistic development of students where academic excellence and character development are pillars of a holistic education. Our value-added academic performance and CCA achievements are testimony to the school's commitment to enable each student to reach his/her full potential. The Jurong West(JW) Experience, grounded in Student-Centricity, is premised in our belief that when students have an interest and find enjoyment in what they do, they will do well and find greater motivation to pursue those interests beyond secondary school. As a future-oriented and forward looking school, our distinctive LLP and ALP are designed with the future and national initiatives in mind. We offer a wide range of exciting opportunities in the academic and co-curricular areas through programmes such as Student Work Attachment, Student Leadership, Overseas Student Exchange, Talent Development in various disciplines, Enhanced Art Programme and subjects such as Exercise and Sports Science as well as Computing. The JW experience aims to nurture passionate learners, innovative thinkers and caring leaders whilst equipping students with desired knowledge, skill and values for success in their present and future endeavours.

What are the distinctive programmes?

  • Developing Character, Leadership and Citizenship

    Learning for Life Programme (LLP) / Community and youth leadership

  • Enhanced Art Programme (EAP)

  • Harnessing Technology, Communication and the Visual Arts in Authentic Contexts

    Applied Learning Programme (ALP) / Aesthetics

What are the subjects?

Additional Mathematics
Basic Chinese
Basic Malay
Basic Tamil
Chinese Normal (Academic)
Combined Humanities (Social Studies and Geography)
Combined Humanities (Social Studies and History)
Combined Humanities (Social Studies and Literature)
Computer Applications
Design and Technology
Elements of Business Skills
English Language
English Language (Syllabus A)
English Language (Syllabus T)
Exercise and Sports Science
Food and Nutrition
Food and Consumer Education
Higher Art
Higher Chinese
Higher Tamil
Literature in English
Malay Normal (Academic)
Mathematics (Syllabus A)
Mathematics (Syllabus T)
Physical Education
Principles of Accounts
Project Work
Science (Chemistry, Biology)
Science (Physics, Chemistry)
Science (Syllabus T)
Social Studies
Tamil Normal (Academic)
Humanities (Social Studies and Geography)
Humanities (Social Studies and History)
Humanities (Social Studies and Literature in English)
Science (Physics, Biology)
Higher Malay

What are the co-curricular activities (CCAs)?

Clubs and Societies

Audio Video and Information Technology Club

LDDS - English

Science Club

Physical Sports








Visual and Performing Arts

Art Club

Band - Concert


Dance - International

Uniformed Groups

Boys' Brigade

National Cadet Corps (NCC)

National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)

Singapore Red Cross Society

What are the specialised facilities and resources?

  • Allied educators (Learning and behavioural support)