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The Science Department recognises that pupils need to be given a conducive environment and right guidance to be nurtured as critical thinkers and be driven to deeper learning in the areas they are passionate about. As such, the department strives to focus on the key strategic partnerships (the pupils, teachers and parents) to bring about learning success of the pupils.

Guided by the Primary Science Syllabus 2014, we aim to design learning experiences to prepare our pupils to be self-directed and collaborative learners, one who is able to acquire and manage information to meet challenges of globalisation and increased international competitiveness. Our Science learning programmes aim to provide opportunities for pupils to acquire scientific concepts and develop process skills and positive attitudes in alignment with curriculum needs and pupils’ interest and abilities.
The following table shows the themes covered in the respective levels.

DiversityInteractionsSystems  CyclesEnergy
 Primary 3 

Primary 4

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Every Child A Seed (In partnership with NParks)

Every child in Primary 3 will be given a starter kit provided by NParks. This starter kit allows them to grow their own plant, caring for it from the germination of the seed till the adult stage. The programme ties in with the pupils’ learning of plant parts in the Science curriculum.

Earth Day 2020

April 22 of this year marks the 50th year of commemorating Earth Day. The theme of this year’s Earth Day is on climate action. This year, our school adopted the theme of climate action by encouraging pupils to repurpose – adapt for use in a different purpose. The science department have collaborated with different departments to encourage our pupils in projects revolving around the theme of repurposing unwanted items.   On top of these repurpose projects, there were other activities that we were unable to carry out in school as the Covid-19 situation unfolded and schools had to be closed under the circuit breaker measures.   It was, however, amazing that in these trying times during this global epidemic, Mother Earth was given a respite from pollution with the scale-down in economic activities. Clear skies and clear waters, which were previously a rare sight in some cities, emerged in the midst of this Covid-19 situation. This truly resonates with this year’s theme - Climate Action. Post Covid-19, there is so much more room for us to rethink how we can play an active role, as individuals and nations, to make a difference in climate change.   Although we were not able to commemorate Earth Day in school, we are pleased to showcase photos of several activities carried out by different groups of pupils before the circuit breaker measures kicked in.
Do click on the attachments for photos of our students’ work as well as them in action.  

2020 Earth Day Art Competition Primary 3 Winners
2020 Earth Day Art Competition Primary 4 Winners
2020 Earth Day Art Competition Primary 5 Winners
2020 Earth Day Art Competition Primary 6 Winners
Projects by the Environmental Science Club
Upcycling projects by Primary 3 and 6 pupils 

Inches for Pocket Money (In partnership with SPH)

Primary 4 classes will observe the life cycle of a plant (Lady’s finger plant) through growing their own seed and caring for it. This is a meaningful project as every inch of the longest fruit produced will help raise funds for the less fortunate. 

Enrichment Programmes and Competitions

Selected Primary 4 - 6 pupils who display a high interest and ability in Science will be introduced to enrichment activities and competitions to further develop their critical thinking and communication skills.

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Pupils attending an Aerodynamics workshop at NUSH with hands-on activities to learn how planes fly.