Marsiling Secondary School
What To Know About Marsiling Secondary School?
Marsiling Secondary School opened in January 2000 as a co-educational government school in Marsiling, Singapore. It gets located on Marsiling Road in Singapore after being temporarily housed at Woodgrove Secondary School from 2000 to late 2001 due to lengthy delays in the development of the Marsiling Secondary School campus after the construction company failed in the mid-2000s.
Culture and values
Perseverance, Responsibility, Integrity, Diligence, and Enterprise (PRIDE) are the school’s values. Academic Excellence, Character Building, Healthy Lifestyle, IT Way of Life, Excellence in Aesthetics, Valued Relationships, and Enriching Partnerships get chosen as the Marsiling Secondary School primary goals.
The current principal believes public caning, one of the most severe punishments utilised by the former principal, is unnecessary. Private physical punishment is a common occurrence in Singapore secondary schools. When the Head of Discipline deems it necessary, the Head of Discipline administers caning with a huge rotan in the office (to male students exclusively). According to MSL regulation, the cane strokes must always get delivered to the boy’s trousers seat.
Applied Learning Program
The school’s Applied Learning Programme (ALP) focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) (STEM). Students get given a variety of learning experiences and possibilities by ALP teachers, including simple programming, prototyping, and modern farming, to help construct a sustainable future for Singapore.
Learning for Life Programme (LLP)
The VALOUR (Values and character Building through Outdoor Curriculum) program at the school helps pupils grow holistically and gain 21st-century abilities. Students are exposed to various challenges, allowing them to develop their leadership potential and overcome challenges to persevere and achieve their goals.
Students in the VALOUR program get opportunities to develop their problem-solving abilities, inventiveness, and toughness throughout time. Students in grades 1 through 5 participate in individualised activities that incorporate life skills, school values, and SEL competencies to meet their different needs.
Education and Career Guidance (ECG)
Education and Career Guidance (ECG) aims to provide students with the required knowledge, skills, and values to make informed decisions at each critical educational level, allowing them to manage their career paths and lifelong learning. ECG develops social-emotional competencies and proactivity, flexibility, and resilience to educate students for the twenty-first century.
National Education (NE)
Marsiling Secondary School tailors its curriculum to meet the needs of its pupils and provides a safe environment for respectful debate. They encourage openness and respect for others in students, and the development of critical thinking abilities.”
The Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) Councillors share current events and issues with the school on stage at the morning assembly honoring significant events. The addition of periodic reading articles aids their comprehension of the themes discussed.
In schools, Sexuality Education (SEd) aims to help students understand the physiological, social, and emotional changes that occur as they grow older, develop healthy and rewarding relationships, including those with people of the opposite sex, and make wise, informed, and responsible sexuality decisions. The centrality of the family as the fundamental unit of society is the foundation of SEd. It entails promoting happy, heterosexual marriages and stable nuclear families with the help of extended family members.
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