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English & Literature

Vision

English for Life.

Mission

To build a confident, dynamic and ever-learning community of English Language learners who appreciate the aesthetic value of the English language and are immersed in/intrigued by the diverse world around them.

Personnel


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HOD English Language & Literature: Ms Pearlyn Lim

Subject Head English Literature: Ms Shaleni Nedumaran

Senior Teachers: Mdm Hanim Ali, Mdm Halimah Marjubee

Coordinators / IC:
  • Sec 1 Level Coordinator - Mdm Halimah Marjubee
  • Sec 2 Level Coordinator -Mdm Amutha Amirthalingam
  • Sec 3 Level Coordinator -  Mdm Hanim Ali
  • Sec 4 Level Coordinator - Mr Prakash
  • NT Level Coordinator - Mrs Susheela Vijayarhagavan
  • ICT Champion - Mr Kelvin Chen
  • Outreach IC - Mr Kelvin Chen

Teachers :
  • Mrs Desi Koh (Assistant Year Head, Sec 4/5)
  • Mdm Adawiyah Rubi Ismail
  • Mr Jeyakumar Jayaram
  • Mr Ng Yu Yi
  • Mrs Anita Long
  • Mr Kenneth Yee
  • Ms Chen Shuhui
  • Ms Norsarah Rosli
  • Ms Annabel Lee

Allied Educators:  
  • Ms Norashikin Ali

Programmes for 2019

S/N

Programmes

Date

Target Group

Enrichment/Curriculum

1

Learning Journey to National Museum

Feb

Sec 1E / 1NA

Curriculum

2

Learning Journey to Singapore Discovery Centre

Feb

Sec 1NT / 2NT

Curriculum

3Cross Genre Writing Workshop FebSec 3E/4E/5NEnrichment

4

Learning Journey to War History Museum

Feb - Mar

Sec 2E / 2NA

Curriculum

5Experiential Learning through ALP Programme
Feb - MarSec 3Curriculum 
 6Visual Poetry Workshop  AprLower Sec Enrichment 
 7Photojournalism  AprUpper Sec Enrichment  
8Sec 1 Poetry Workshop Term 1Sec 1Enrichment
9Sec 2 Drama Workshop  Sem 1Sec 2Enrichment
 10Lessons leading to student-initiated projects to improve the school’s learning environment.  Sem 1 Sec 2 Curriculum – in collaboration with VIA 
 11Dramatization Workshop  Sem 1 Sec 2Curriculum 

12

Learning Journey to Polytechnic / ITE

Jul

Sec 4E5N

Curriculum

13

National Literature Festival

Jul

Selected Students

Enrichment

14

Learning Journey to Polytechnics / ITE

Jul

Sec 4E5N

Curriculum

 15Reading Programme -  Aileen Lau Reading Award, Book Mark competitions TermlyAll Levels Enrichment 
 16Lessons based on ECG and linked to learning journeys to Polytechnics/ JC  -Sec 4/5  Curriculum – in collaboration with CCE 




























Curricular Goals

LEVEL / STREAMCURRICULAR GOALS
Students will be able to...
KEY FOCUS TEXT TYPES
1Express
1NA
Present and describe experiences
    • Personal recounts
    • Information texts
2Express
2NA
Present and explain their choices
    • Personal recounts
    • Factual recounts
    • Persuasive texts
3NA
4NA
Articulate and justify a point of view 
    • Expository texts 
 3Express Articulate and consider different points of view
    • Expository texts 
 4Express/5NAArticulate and consider different points of view 
    • Hybrid texts 
 1NT
2NT
 Share and describe experiences
    • Personal recounts
    • Descriptive texts 
 3NT
4NT
 Present and explain their choices
    • Persuasive texts 






















 Visual Poetry Workshop
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1 Leo’s Visual Poetry.jpg
1 Lincoln & 1 Eisenhower’s Visual Poetry.jpg 
 1 Lincoln’s Visual Poetry.jpg

Dramatization Workshop
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Dramatising their Sec 2 Literature Text


Photojournalism
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Sec 3 Workshop on Photojournalism
 Sec 3 Photojournalists with their work.jpeg
 Sec 3 Photojournalists with their work
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 Students learn to visualize what they read through storyboarding
 Students preparing their photojournalism presentation.jpeg
Students preparing their photojournalism presentation