Fajar Secondary School

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Everything you need to know about the Fajar Secondary School

Fajar Secondary School gets located in Upper Bukit Timah, in a prestigious private residential zone. It gets designed to serve students from around Singapore, including Woodlands, Jurong, Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang, and even Yishun. Until 1988, when the Chinese Stream gets phased from the national curriculum, the school provided lessons in both English and Chinese. On January 4, 1968, Chestnut Drive Secondary School (CDSS) welcomed its first class of pupils. She began as a Chinese Integrated School with 787 students enrolled. On June 12, 1969, Mr P. Selvadurai, a member of Parliament time, formally launched the school.  

Mdm Tan Miao Ling was named the ninth Principal of CDSS on December 15, 2012, succeeding Mr Teoh Teik Hoe. The school began preparing for a merger with Fajar Secondary School in late 2014 to become Fajar Secondary School on January 1, 2016. The school ultimately closed its doors on November 21, 2015, with a celebration called Celebrations 2015 gets attended by CDSS ex School Leaders, Pioneer Teachers, Senior Educators, ex-staff, and ex-students. Ms Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State for the Ministry of Culture, Community, and Youth Ministry of Finance, and Member of Parliament for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, attended the event.


Fajar Secondary School Singapore

School Philosophy, Culture, and Ethos:

Through a student-centred, values-driven education in a holistic learning environment, we aspire to develop all of our students into learning leaders with strong moral values. The academic curriculum, the Applied Learning Programme (ALP), the Learning for Life Programme (LLP), and the Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) curriculum all incorporate these concepts. Our dedicated staff fosters strong teacher-student connections and trust as we assist our kids in establishing a sound character to give their all to achieve their goals with bravery, succeed in life, and contribute to the school, family, country, and beyond.

  • School Vision

Learners are capable of leading and contributing to their families, communities, and country.

  • School Mission

The school is to develop a vibrant community of character-driven leader-learners who contribute to the family, nation, and beyond.

  • Values

R responsibility, I integrate, Compa S sion, R E silence (RISE)

  • Motto

Persevere & Achieve


Fajar Secondary School Playground

Co-curricular activities (CCAs):

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Netball

Uniformed Groups:

  • Boys’ Brigade
  • Girls’ Brigade
  • National Cadet Corps (NCC) (Land)
  • National Civil Defence Cadet Corps (NCDCC)
  • National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)


Fajar Secondary School Canteen

Visual and Performing Arts:

  • Arts Society (Choir and Dance)
  • Band – Concert
  • Drama

Clubs and Societies:

  • Infocom Club
  • Library/Editorial Club


Fajar Secondary School Classroom

Subject offered:

  • Additional Mathematics
  • Art
  • Art (O Level)
  • Basic Chinese
  • Basic Malay
  • Basic Tamil
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Chinese B
  • Chinese Normal (Academic)
  • Computer Applications
  • Design and Technology
  • Elements of Business Skills
  • English Language
  • English Language (Syllabus A)
  • English Language (Syllabus T)
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Food and Consumer Education
  • Geography
  • Higher Tamil
  • History
  • Humanities (Social Studies and Geography)
  • Humanities (Social Studies and History)
  • Literature in English
  • Malay
  • Malay B
  • Malay Normal (Academic)
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics (Syllabus A)
  • Mathematics (Syllabus T)
  • Music
  • Music Normal (Technical)
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Principles of Accounts
  • Science
  • Science (Chemistry, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Biology)
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)
  • Social Studies Normal (Technical)
  • Tamil
  • Tamil B
  • Tamil Normal (Academic)

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