Programme for Active Learning (PAL)
Objectives of PAL
- To provide students with broad exposure and experiences through fun and varied activities in Sports & Games, the Performing Arts and the Visual Arts
- Facilitate holistic development of students in the moral, physical, social and aesthetics domains
- Provide varied avenues for students to develop social and emotional competencies.
Characteristics of PAL Modules
- Experiential in nature
- Fun and enjoyable which encompass learning in a creative
- Provide opportunities for children to create
- Incorporate values education and social-emotional learning.
(Adapted from PAL Resource Guide, MOE)
PAL Modules Offered
‘Animal Adventures’ (Primary 1)
‘Around the World’ (Primary 1)
|Outdoor Education||‘The Great Outdoors' (Primary 1 & 2) |
Students will be able to experience things in their environment. They will be outdoors, going on scavenger hunts to search for things. Students will broaden their perspectives as they learn about great outdoor experiences on journeys such as the Mount Everest.
|Sports & Games||‘Mini-Olympics’ (Primary 2) |
Students will be able to apply the psychomotor skills taught in the PE syllabus in the modified versions of games and sports in the Olympic Games and learn a specified set of SEL skills and competencies that portray the essence of Olympic values which are aligned to the school values..
|Drama||‘The World of Imagination' (Primary 2) |
Students are exposed to key features of drama namely ‘Teacher-in- role’, freeze frames, conscience alley and story whoosh. Each lesson is based on a story that teaches a moral value. By being engaged in the key features mentioned and the story itself, students learn important social and emotional skills.