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Co-Curriculum Activities (CCA)

As part of the school’s Co-Curriculum Programmes (CCP) to support the holistic development of students and to complement the in-curriculum programmes, the Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) is designed to develop students’ Attitudes, Skills and Knowledge (ASK) in the cognitive, physical and aesthetics domains. CCA also provide a common space for friendships and social integration which helps to develop a sense of identity and belonging to the school.

The purpose of CCA is to:
  1. provide students with a platform to discover their interests and talents.
  2. develop specific ASK in students pertaining to the CCA.
  3. develop character and social-emotional competencies as students interact with one another.
  4. develop in students a sense of identity and belonging to the school as they build meaningful friendships via the activities.

Do note that having CCA during curriculum time is a unique feature in the school. This approach enables all students in the school to be engaged in CCA. In the planning and implementation to fit CCA within curriculum time, no subject curriculum time is compromised based on MOE guidelines.

CCA programmes are also carried out within the boundaries of other constraints such as manpower and available facilities. The school hopes that while providing CCA, we do not compromise on the safety of the students and quality of delivery of these programmes. As such, for each programme, even those that are taught by external coaches, teachers are always present to manage and supervise students to facilitate the learning.

  The CCA offered are based on a number of considerations:
  1. Breadth of learning experiences of each student from P1 to P2 which includes PAL, Enrichment programmes and curriculum subjects.
  2. Available facilities and resources
  3. Providing varied domains of CCA to cater to various interests
  4. Staff strength and manpower resources

Primary 3 CCA Experience (with effect from 2018)
Starting 2018, P3 students in the school will go through a CCA Experience Programme whereby all P3 students will get to experience different CCA. This would enable them to have a more authentic experience of the specific CCA in the school. Through this, we hope students would discover their interests and talents so that they can make a better choice of CCA during the registration period at the end of Semester 1. Thereafter, the P3 students will be allocated to their formal CCA at the start of Semester 2.
More details regarding the registration process will be made known later.

P6 CCA in Semester 1
For P6 students, they will have CCA only in Semester 1. For Semester 2, they will focus in preparing for their final examinations.

CCA Schedule
Start of CCA: 18 Jan 2019
Day: Every Friday during curriculum time
Monday or Tuesday afternoons for selected students (3.15 pm - 4.45 pm)

CCA Guidelines

  1. CCA will be conducted on Fridays during curriculum time. As such, all P3 to P6 students will be involved in CCA as part of their holistic education.
  2. Each student will only be allocated 1 CCA. Participation in additional CCA may only be allowed on a case-by-case basis.
  3. Students must remain in their CCA for the whole year. They may only change to a new CCA at the beginning of each year, which is subject to availability and on a case-by-case basis. All requests must be made through email to SH and HOD PE CCA only at the end of the year (Term 4 Week 5). The school encourages all students to remain in the CCA in order to deepen their skills, knowledge and friendships in the CCA.
  4. Students who may be involved in inter-school competitions may be asked to attend additional training sessions on Monday or Tuesday afternoons and/or during school holidays.
  5. Students must meet at least 85% attendance criteria before their CCA participation can be recorded in their Student Holistic Report Card.
  6. Participation in external activities for the purpose of self-enrichment or social interaction as well as those that are already offered in school will not be considered as a CCA.
  7. Should there be a request for student to participate in the National School Games (NSG) Competitions or Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) and the sport/activity is not part of the school’s CCA e.g. Wushu or Taekwondo, interest to participate must be made through email to SH and HOD PE CCA and to include information on student’s level of preparation for the competition. The school would then take into consideration the following before endorsing student’s participation :
               ü  Student’s level of preparation for the competition, e.g. no. of years of training, recommendation                   from coach/ instructor, competency/ readiness for competition, etc.
              ü  Type of competition, e.g. individual event, pair/team events .            
              ü  Duration of competition, i.e. preferably not more than 2 days of competition.
              ü  Timing of competition, i.e. competition is preferably held outside curriculum time as it would                         minimise impact on accompanying Teacher missing lessons.  
              ü Manpower constraints to accompany student for the duration of the competition.
              ü  Conflict of competition days with internal school events/ programmes/ examinations.
              ü  Overall performance & behaviour of student in school.

List of CCA

Code CCA Description


PA1 Choir  

 The Choir CCA aims to equip students with the fundamentals of proper vocal techniques through songs of different genres and cultures. Students will learn to develop listening, sight-reading and performing skills when they sing as an ensemble. Singing helps students to express their emotions and creativity in a non-threatening environment. There will be opportunities for students to develop their confidence, learn to collaborate and perform at various platforms.
Please note that auditions will be conducted to better match students to the CCA.

 PA2 International Dance  

The International Dance CCA aims to empower students to communicate and express their feelings through creative movements and ideas. In the midst of exploring different dance genres, they will also learn to appreciate different cultural perspectives. Opportunities will be given to students to display their artistic flair. Through such team work and choreography, students' confidence and poise will be developed.

PA3 Ukulele 

The Ukulele CCA aims to nurture students with passion for the performing arts through an instrumental ensemble. Students will learn the basic techniques of ukulele-playing and develop sight-reading and ensemble skills when they perform accompaniment and ensemble pieces. There will be multiple platforms to hone and showcase the students’ ukulele-playing skills so as to build their confidence, resilience and team spirit.

PA4 Art Club
(new for 2019)

 Only for P3 students

The Art Club CCA aims to nurture and inspire students with artistic flair to create meaningful art. It will also be a channel for them to echo their voices in communicating and expressing self, time and place.Through the art making processes, students will sharpen foundational and creativity skills while exploring and experimenting with varied art media and materials. Mounting on the different platforms to extract their inherent talent in art, students will develop self-confidence and competencies to share their love for the art, and utilise it as an avenue to contribute to the school/community.Through the experiences, students will learn the importance of values, such as responsibility, resilience, care and respect.  

Clubs & Societies

CS1 Green Club

(Formerly known as Green Artists) 

The Green Club CCA aims to deepen students’ awareness and understanding of environmental issues and develop the values and attitudes that promote a greater sense of personal responsibility and concern for the environment. Students will have opportunities to work on various green activities and projects and at the same time, acquire life skills such as working collaboratively in a team and communicating their ideas and projects to others confidently.

CS2 Innovators Club

The Innovators Club CCA aims to imbue in students the flexible and generative mindsets and skillsets for creative problem-solving through Design Thinking (DT) and computer programming. 
DT is about having the creative confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. Programming is the art of telling a computer what to do through a set of instructions and these instructions are written in a computer’s language or code. Students would be working in collaborative groups and, using both the DT protocol and coding, work on real-world problems and issues.

CS3 T(h)inkers Club

(Formerly known as Science Club)

The T(h)inkers Club aims to arouse students’ interest and curiosity in the acquisition and application of scientific knowledge. Through various activities, they will also be made more aware of the concerns and challenges the world is facing. Students will be given opportunities to solve some of these problems using scientific-related methods. This may help develop their dispositions and values of a young scientist. Students will also have opportunities to work in teams to develop teamwork, cooperation and enhance communication skills.

CS4 Media Club 

The Media Club aims to expose students to different types of media tools that aid presentation and communication. During the course of the CCA, students will learn about digital presentation and communication tools, go through relevant Cyber Wellness skills that are relevant to the tools learnt and also be involved in the use of media equipment. Students will have the opportunities to practise what they have learnt through hands-on sessions during school events and activities and also in curating digital artefacts for the school.

Sports and Games

SG1 Gymnastics

The Gymnastics CCA aims to provide students the platform to discover and learn various body movements with control as well as develop confidence in what their body is capable to perform. Individual activities conducted seek to develop mastery-orientation of movements in students and character values such as confidence, responsibility, resilience and sportsmanship. Group activities allow development of friendships and social integration to forge a greater sense of identity and belonging to the CCA.

SG2 Floorball

The Floorball CCA aims to nurture students' interest and passion for the game of floorball as they learn the basic skills and rules of the sport. Students will be taught the basic techniques of the sport, game concepts and strategies, and will apply them in actual gameplay settings. In the course of the CCA, students will learn the values of sportsmanship, respect, excellence and teamwork.

SG3 Frisbee

The Frisbee CCA aims to provide a platform for students to ignite their passion and deepen their mastery of the game. They will be exposed to different types of throws, strategies and ways to develop their fitness. There will be an emphasis on perseverance as students go through drills, teamwork and sportsmanship as they compete in co-operative games. Friendly matches may be organized with other schools to promote friendship and learning from one another.

SG4 Outdoor Adventure

The Outdoor Adventure CCA hopes to instil in students a love for the outdoors through the outdoor adventure activities. The activities also seek to develop character values such as confidence, courage, responsibility and resilience. Through the natural and social environments offered by the outdoor adventure activities, students will be able to make connections with their self, others and the environment. Students will also be exposed to adventure activities in meaningful ways to develop their interpersonal & intrapersonal skills. Some of the adventure activities include problem solving, outdoor cooking, orienteering, campcraft, knotting & pioneering, challenge ropes course, water sports, camps and journey/expeditions. The CCA hopes to provide students with new skills, adventure, lasting memories and inculcate in them positive values and healthy lifestyles.

SG5 Basketball

The Basketball CCA provides opportunities for students to learn and apply the fundamental basketball skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting and lay-up. Students will be taught concepts such as moving into space, attacking and defending. They will also learn the rules and progressively apply them in the game of basketball. Training would include basic ball skills, stamina building, agility and coordination exercises under the close supervision of the teachers and coach. The students will also learn values such as sportsmanship, fairplay, teamwork and discipline.

SG6 Badminton (new for 2019)

Only for P3 students

The Badminton CCA aims to nurture students' interest and passion for the game of badminton as they learn the basic skills and rules of the sport. Students will be taught the basic techniques of the sport, game concepts and strategies and will apply them in actual gameplay settings. In the course of the CCA, students will learn the values of sportsmanship, respect, excellence and teamwork.

Uniform Group

UG1 Scouts

The Scouts CCA is open to both boys and girls and hopes to provide an environment which is intellectually stimulating, physically active and directed towards satisfying the child’s basic need to face and overcome various challenges.
Students will develop a strong sense of camaraderie as they work together in teams. They will be exposed to varied activities which would allow them to step out of their comfort zone to develop their character. Through these activities, students will become more confident and civic-conscious citizens. Some of the activities include going on field trips to learn more about other occupations, campcraft and survival skills. Students will also learn skills that would develop their creativity and enhance their problem-solving skills.