Tanjong Katong Secondary School
Learn More About The Tanjong Katong Secondary School
Tanjong Katong Secondary School gets founded in 1956 as Tanjong Katong Secondary Technical School, a pioneer technical school along Tanjong Katong Road. In the East, it was a popular choice for young men. In the 1960s, the institution began offering Pre-University studies and welcomed female students. By 1986, the school had risen to be among the top 20 secondary schools in the country, thanks to Diligentia, Ingenium, Dexterity, visionary leadership, and the strength of the human spirit. In 1993, the word “technical” dropped from the school’s name, and Tanjong Katong Secondary School was born (TK). Our alumni have excelled in various sectors and continue to foster Singapore’s future generations. Tanjong Katong Secondary School works to build a global-ready citizenry that gets anchored and devoted to the country.
Education and Career Guidance:
To provide TKsians with a social-emotional learning experience that will help them gain confidence by increasing their self-awareness of their interests, skills, values, and strengths, as well as increasing their motivation for learning by assisting them in setting clear goals and seeing the value of their schooling efforts. Developing activities, adaptability, and resilience in 21st-century workers to help them survive in the harsh world of work boost their ability to make sound decisions about schooling and career possibilities. The ECG programs are developmentally appropriate and rigorously conducted to meet the requirements of our students in Secondary One through Four. ECG also acts as a vehicle for our kids to enhance their social and emotional capabilities in all five areas of SEL as part of the CCE learning goals. In Tanjong Katong Secondary School, ECG activities get provided in various ways, including via the e-portal and non-portal activities.
Leadership Development Opportunities:
The CCM Grant, which is part of the National Youth Council’s program, will be evaluated by a panel of 15 PHL students, and 4th PHL students will participate in an annual mass training session on effective communication and presentation skills. Leadership’s Facets:
- The Competent aspect strives to help leaders manage their soft skills as leaders, such as casting vision, rallying people via clear goals and project management, and controlling and assuring the effective execution of events/tasks.
- In a position of leadership, the Constructive aspect focuses on bringing value to oneself and others. They will grow as active participants in creating a healthy and constructive school environment and culture by increasing their awareness and empowering them to impact peers and juniors.
- The Compassionate aspect focuses on the leaders’ development of social awareness and sensitivity to the needs of others, utilizing each individual’s moral compass.
Lower secondary kids wear white shorts, higher secondary pupils wear long white slacks, and the males wear white short-sleeved shirts with a school emblem on the breast pocket. The females wear short-sleeved shirts with the school logo on the left. The skirt has box pleats and is jade green. On various occasions, green and yellow striped ties get used.
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