Bukit Panjang Govt. High School
Unique Programs Offered in Bukit Panjang Govt. High School
Bukit Panjang Govt. High School is a top secondary school in Singapore, located in Choa Chu Kang, a suburban area in the western part of the country. The school instils a love of learning in students through holistic education and cultivates servant leaders. Every student in the school exemplifies the school values and 21st-century competencies that enable them to become dedicated to being the best. Beyond the academic sphere, Bukit Panjang Govt. High School is known for its organizational excellence and student development. Keep reading to learn more about the school’s unique programs.
Art Elective Programme
Selected secondary schools and junior colleges offer the Art Elective Programme (AEP). The AEP, founded in1984, provides an enriching atmosphere for students to develop their artistic vision and realize their creative talents. The study of art in the AEP goes beyond learning new skills and techniques. It’s an artistic journey that tests kids’ thinking and imagination, ignites their passion, and changes they see themselves and the world. They’ll discover new methods to perceive, create, and find data. Their creative sensibilities will get heightened as they examine a variety of media, including drawing, painting, illustration, sculpture, ceramics, photography, installation, video, and computer animation.
Applied Science Programme
As part of its endeavor to integrate authentic learning into the curriculum, the school experimented with and developed the Applied Science Programme (ASP) in 2017. Secondary Two students get exposed to the research process centered on urban agricultural experiments throughout the year-long program. Through an in-house Arduino curriculum, they also learned fundamental electronics and programming. They were allowed to use what they had learned in the research and programming modules by designing a prototype greenhouse system to increase plant output. Students presented their year-long effort at their own ASP Science Fair.
EMAS and Malay Language Elective Programme (MLEP)
EMAS is a four-year program that allows students to speak and utilize Malay in a setting that encourages them to do so exclusively. The curriculum aims to improve students’ general competency in the Malay language and pique their interest in and admiration for the Malay language and culture through various language, cultural, and literary activities.
Code for Fun
All MOE elementary and secondary schools can participate in the Code for Fun Enrichment Program (jointly by IMDA and MOE). Students will master computational thinking ideas using a visual-based programming language, combined with robotic kits and microcontrollers to provide an exciting coding experience.
The goal of the Code for Fun Enrichment Program is to introduce coding and computational thinking to a broad number of children. And instill basic coding and computational thinking skills in an entire generation of workers.
Centre of Excellence for Mathematics
The West Zone Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Science gets established to meet the professional learning needs of mathematics and science teachers in the West Zone. Bukit Panjang Government High School gets active in bringing together West Zone schools to share classroom techniques in Mathematics and Science instruction for the past few years.
Bukit Panjang Government High School redesignated the West Zone Centre of Excellence for Mathematics (Secondary) after restructuring the West Zone Centres of Excellence in 2018.
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