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Humanities Department

Vision: Critical Thinkers, Concerned Citizens with a passion for Humanities

Mission: To develop our students to be critical in thinking and be rooted to our country and heritage

Aims & Objectives

  1. To develop in our students’ thinking and processing skills which are essential for lifelong and independent learning ;
  1. To develop in our students into concerned and responsible citizens with a global outlook;
  1. To nurture our students to understand the significance of the past in relation to their own lives, community and society, which will then provide a sound basis for further study and the pursuit of personal interests ;
  1. To provide students with a holistic understanding of physical-human relationships; and
  1. To develop our students into citizens who have empathy towards others and will participate responsibly and sensibly in a multi-ethnic , multi-cultural and multi-religious society.

Special Programmes

Local and Overseas Learning Journeys / Field Studies

Local Learning Journey / Field Studies

Examples include

  • East Coast Park / Labrador Park (Geog)
  • Chinatown / Little India / Bugis Village (Geog / CCE)
  • National Museum (History/CCE)


Examples include

  • Tanjung Sutera, Peninsular Malaysia (Geog, CCE)

Competitions / Enrichment Programmes

Examples include

  • NUS Geography Challenge
  • St Margaret’s Geography Challenge
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