Kent Ridge Secondary School

Kent Ridge Secondary School

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  • About Kent Ridge 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
Computational Thinking SkillsBothYesScience, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
BadmintonBothYesSports and Games
FloorballBothYesSports and Games
BasketballBothYesSports and Games
  • School Vision

    A Kent Ridgean has the Heart of a Saint, the Passion of an Inventor, and the Will of an Olympian.

  • School Mission

    Kent Ridge Secondary nurtures the heart, ignites the passion and strengthens the will of all Kent Ridgeans to become individuals of exemplary character.

  • School Philosophy, Culture and Ethos

    The hallmark of an education at Kent Ridge is the culture of care and excellence. Guided by our philosophy that 'Every Student Counts', our passionate and dedicated staff place our students at the centre of all that we do and spare no effort to instil the right values in them. This commitment to excellence has been recognised at the national level with one teacher being awarded the President's Award for Teachers in 2013. Our holistic curriculum has also been recognised by the Best Practice Award(Student All Round Development) in 2015. Kent Ridge is proud of what we have achieved in nurturing our students to be exemplary individuals who have the Heart of a Saint, Passion of an Inventor and Will of an Olympian. We look forward to scaling greater heights as we continue to go 'Beyond Frontiers'. Kent Ridge offers many opportunities for our students to learn and grow through our rich array of programmes such as the Experiential Week, KR Hands-On (School VIA), Entrepreneurship Fair, Project Work, the Arts Programme, Inter-class games, Speak Up, Speak Out, Speak Right Oracy Programme, Shanghai Twinning Programme, Hong Kong Immersion Programme, Overseas Learning Journeys, Sports Electives, Applied Learning Programme in Computational Thinking through Robotics and Learning for Life Programme in Sports and Outdoor Education.

What are the distinctive programmes?

  • Developing Computational Thinking through Robotics

    Applied Learning Programme (ALP) / Engineering and robotics

  • EVOKE! (Educational Values of Olympism) through Sports and Outdoor Education

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

What are the subjects?

Additional Mathematics
Basic Chinese
Basic Malay
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
Higher Chinese
Literature in English
Malay B
Malay Normal (Academic)
Mathematics (Syllabus A)
Mathematics (Syllabus T)
Physical Education
Science (Physics, Chemistry)
Science (Syllabus T)
Higher Malay
Humanities (Social Studies and Geography)
Humanities (Social Studies and History)
Social Studies Normal (Technical)

What are the co-curricular activities (CCAs)?

Physical Sports






Visual and Performing Arts

Band - Concert




Media Club

Uniformed Groups

Boys' Brigade

Girls' Brigade

National Cadet Corps (NCC) (Land)

National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)

Clubs and Societies


Earth Club

Infocomm and Robotics Club

Media Resource Library

What are the specialised facilities and resources?

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