River Valley High School Secondary

by | Jun 26, 2022

River Valley High School Secondary

River Valley High School Secondary gate

Guide To Know About The River Valley High School 

River Valley High School Secondary was the government’s first secondary school in China. When it moved to Strathmore Avenue, gets renamed Queenstown Government Chinese Middle School. It was formerly known as the Singapore Government Chinese Middle School when it occupied the buildings of Seng Poh Primary School. The Ministry of Education designated the school for renovation and redevelopment as part of PRIME Phase 3. River Valley High School’s long-term expansion plans included a new facility with cutting-edge teaching facilities and a performing arts centre. River Valley High School Secondary just celebrated its 65th wedding anniversary. The Prime Minister’s Book Prize gets given to Lim Jo Xin, a member of the Class of 2020.

River Valley High School Secondary view

School Philosophy, Culture, and Ethos:

River Valley High School Secondary, which opened its doors in 1956, has grown from humble beginnings to become an ‘S.I.A.’ school is a Special Assistance Plan (SAP) school that offers a single-track 6-year Integrated Program (2006) with Autonomous Status. We instil the principles of ‘Pursuit of Excellence, Perseverance, People-centricity, and Proactive-ness’ in our pupils, guided by our school motto. River Valley High School Secondary aspires to provide our students with essential attitudes, abilities, and information that will enable them to realise their potential as Leaders of Distinction for the nation, using these principles as a foundation.

  • School Vision

A world-class institution devotes to outstanding Singapore leaders’ development.

  • School Mission

To develop bicultural awareness and moral integrity in students to be global thinkers, leaders, and achievers.

  • School Motto

We will safeguard morals and make a positive contribution to society. We will lead others in their search for knowledge and wisdom by growing personally.

River Valley High School Secondary students


River Valley High School Secondary understands the value of a well-rounded education. To attain his great potential and be a leader who contributes to his family and society, a student must be not academically competent but also led by the correct moral beliefs and have a healthy body and mind. As a result, RVHS developed and implemented the Balanced Education Curriculum to provide students with information and skills, instil proper ethical and moral values, develop leadership skills, and improve them physically.

  • Cognitive-Interest Development Curriculum (CIDC) 
  • Leadership Character Development Curriculum (LCDC)
  • Civic Literacy-Global Awareness Development Curriculum (CGDC)

Co-curricular activities:

The Co-curricular Activities Curriculum at River Valley High School gets designed to help RVians discover and develop their many skills and interests. It will inspire RVers to acquire a lifetime of love and appreciation for the outdoors, which will help them live a healthy lifestyle. Co-curricular activities provide a fantastic platform for students to become successful team players, express their creativity, and refine their leadership abilities, improving physical fitness and agility via training and practice sessions. 

River Valley High School Secondary grounds

Physical Sports:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Floorball (Girls)
  • Netball
  • Softball (Girls)
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball (Girls)
  • Wushu

Visual and Performing Arts:

  • Band – Concert
  • Choir
  • Dance – International
  • Orchestra – Chinese

River Valley High School Secondary

Uniformed Groups:

  • Girl Guides
  • National Cadet Corps (Land)
  • National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)
  • Scouts
  • St. John Brigade

Clubs and Societies:

  • History / Current Affairs Society
  • Infocom Club
  • LDDS – Chinese
  • LDDS – English
  • Library and Editorial Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Singapore Youth Flying Club
  • Student Leadership Development Academy

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