CHIJ (Katong) Primary

by | May 21, 2022

CHIJ (Katong) Primary

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Learn everything about CHIJ (Katong) Primary School in this guide.

Katong Convent, one of 11 CHIJ schools in Singapore, was founded in 1930 as a private Primary English School with an enrolment of 197 students. In 1958, a branch built-in at Opera Estate to meet the growing demand for school places. A few of the Primary school instructors get relocated to the new convent.CHIJ Opera Estate is the name of the new school. The effort to establish a “new school” at Marine Terrace began in 1988. The move of CHIJ Opera Estate to Katong in 1990 was also a watershed moment in the school’s history; the new name, CHIJ (Katong) Primary, reflects the school’s union with Katong Convent’s primary department.


National English Language curriculum and school-based programs employ at CHIJ (Katong) Primary School. The STELLAR (Strategies for English Language Learning and Reading) program assists females in developing a love for and confidence in the English language. This curriculum broadens and enhances the subject’s basis. Mathematics, Science, and Mother Tongue Languages are some of the other subjects.

School Vision:

Girls to women of grace and substance

School Mission:

We at chij katong primary believe in the creation of a christ-centred community in which everyone works together for the promotion of truth, justice, freedom, and love, with special attention to the needs of persons who are disabled in any way.

Philosophy, culture, and ethos:

Provide a well-rounded education to all students by loving and concerned instructors in a Christian learning environment that values each child’s gifts and potential.

Distinction Award for CHIJ (Katong) Primary School Achievements:

  • Silver Award for Singapore International Choral Festival (Singapore 2017)
  • Distinction – SYF Arts Presentation (International Dance) – 2018
  • Distinction – SYF Arts Presentation (International Dance) – 2016
  • Distinction – SYF Arts Presentation (International Dance) – 2014


Learning Journey 2019 at the P6 Science Centre:

The P6 kids participated in an interactive workshop about plants and insects. They also looked into other branches of science, such as biology and ecology.

 Better Internet Conference:

The Cyber Wellness Team from CHIJ (Katong) Primary School has been invited to the first event to promote awareness and safety in the appropriate use of the internet. Students get taught about the internet and how to make it work better for them.

Physical Education:

Physical Education (PE) designs to help students display the physical talents, habits, and attitudes that will allow them to live an active, healthy life.

Co-curricular activities (CCAs) available at CHIJ (Katong) Primary School:

Physical sport :

  • Badminton
  • Gymnastics
  • Netball
  • Sailing
  • Ten-Pin Bowling
  • Track and Field

Visual and Performing Arts:

  • Art Club
  • Choir
  • Dance
  • Ensemble – Handbell / Handchime

Societies and Clubs:

  • Club Eureka
  • Home Crafts Club
  • Innovation Club
  • Sports Club

Unique programs:

  • Program of Applied Learning (ALP)

Languages – Communicators who are self-assured, competent, and respectful

  • Program for Lifelong Learning (LLP) – Service to the community and student leadership Service to the community and student leadership

Rules and discipline policy at school:

  • Attend all school programs and activities on time.
  • At all times, be honest, respectful, and well-behaved. be properly attired and behave graciously.
  • Be proud of what I’ve done.
  • Keep the school clean and clear of litter.
  • Offences with serious consequences

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