Anglo-Chinese School Barker Road
Guide To Know More About The Anglo-Chinese School Barker Road
The Anglo-Chinese School Barker Road is one of the ACS Family of Schools’ six units. The Anglo-Chinese School has a 125-year history that began with Bishop William Fitzjames Oldham’s vision and devotion. Little schooling was available in the city port at the time, and he intended to give an education to the numerous youngsters he observed roaming around the streets. With 13 students, he established Anglo-Chinese School in a shophouse on Amoy Street on March 1, 1886. On January 1, 1994, ACS (Barker Road) opened its doors as a comprehensive government-aided school serving primary and secondary students. Bishop Oldham’s vision of a philosophy of education that emphasises Academic Achievement, Strength of Character, and Christian Service is still alive and well at Anglo-Chinese School Barker Road.
Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) are an essential part of our students’ overall development. Our students explore their interests and abilities through CCAs. CCAs also help our kids build character, social-emotional skills, and talent will better prepare them for future challenges. CCAs bring students from all walks of life together. Students form friendships and a stronger feeling of belonging to the school and community through studying and engaging with one another. External CCA connections with other schools help to increase diversity at Anglo-Chinese School Barker Road.
- Table Tennis
- Ten-Pin Bowling
- Water Polo
- Boys’ Brigade
- National Cadet Corps (NCC) (Sea)
- National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)
Visual and Performing Arts:
- Digital Media Club
- Orchestra – Chinese
Clubs and Societies:
- Christian Society
- Infocom Club – Robotics
- Media Resource Club
It gets aimed at socio-emotional talents and a strong moral character in our students, educating them to be iHOPEFUL Leaders who will always strive for their most. Pupils will provide opportunities to lead themselves, their peers, and the community.
Citizenship and Character Curriculum Differentiation, Information and Communications Technology, Experiential Education, Creativity Tools, Subject-Based Pedagogies. Curriculum Differentiation, Information and Communications Technology, Experiential Education, Creativity Tools, Subject-Based Pedagogies, and Values Infusion in the Curriculum are all essential focal areas for the school to develop the child’s cognitive domain.
- Gifted Education in English
- Innovation Programs in ICT/MRL
- Science and Social Studies in Mother Tongue
The planned activities get based on the iHOPEFUL concepts and a 6-year curriculum, seeking to build socio-emotional skills and a strong moral character in our students, preparing them to be iHOPEFUL Leaders who will always strive their most. Pupils will provide opportunities to lead themselves, their peers, and the community.
- Character and Citizenship Education
The school has chosen priority areas such as Curriculum Differentiation, Information and Communications Technology, Experiential Education, Creativity Tools, and Subject-Based Pedagogies to develop the child’s cognitive domain and incorporate values into the curriculum.
- Gifted Education
- Innovation Programmes
- Mother Tongue
- Social Studies
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