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Syllabus Objectives


Social Studies
The aims of the Social Studies syllabus are to enable students to:
understand issues that affect the socio-economic development, the governance and the future of Singapore 
learn from the experiences of other countries to build and sustain a politically viable, socially cohesive and                economically vibrant Singapore 
develop thinking and process skills which are essential for lifelong and independent learning
have a deep sense of shared destiny and national identity
develop into citizens who have empathy towards others and will participate responsibly and sensibly in a multi-           ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-religious society
develop into responsible citizens with a global perspective

History
The history syllabus aims to:
engage students actively in historical enquiry so as to develop them into confident, self-directed, critical and                 reflective thinkers 
enable students to acquire knowledge and understanding of selected periods, societies and aspects of history 
acquaint students with an understanding of how the past has been interpreted, represented and accorded                     significance for different reasons and purposes
develop an inquisitive mind in students with the ability to ask relevant questions about the past and examine a             range of sources critically in their historical context to reach substantiated judgements about the past 
develop in students the ability to organise and communicate their historical knowledge and understanding through         a variety of ways using different media; and
equip them with the necessary historical knowledge, understanding, dispositions and skills to understand the               present and contribute actively and responsibly as local and global citizens to further study and the pursuit of               personal interest in the past.

Geography
The Geography syllabus aims to enable candidates to: 
acquire knowledge of the characteristics, distribution and processes of physical and human phenomena 
develop a holistic understanding of physical-human relationships at local, regional and global scales
gain geographical insights and global awareness into future challenges through the study of current issues and             their management
become inquiring and self-directed learners who ask geographical questions and seek understanding through the           collection and analysis of geographical information
develop skills in communicating and applying geographical knowledge; and
make informed judgements and sound decisions through the analysis, synthesis and evaluation of geographical           information.

Teachers and Support Staff


Name

Designation

Email Address

Mdm Devi d/o Lokanathan

Head of Department

devi_lokanathan@moe.edu.sg

Miss Lee Chin Li

Subject Head (Geography)

lee_chin_li@moe.edu.sg

Mdm Nora Bte Osman

Subject Head (Social Studies)

[Covering YH (Upper Sec)]

nora_osman@moe.edu.sg

Ms Ho Sue Shen Evelyn

Subject Head (Student Well-Being) 

ho_sue_shen_evelyn@moe.edu.sg

 Mdm Nur Azlyna Binte Mohamed Tahir Subject Head (Character & Citizenship Education) (Internal)  nur_azlyna_mohamed_tahir@moe.edu.sg
 Miss Stephens Gloria Subject Teacher 
(Character & Citizenship Education)
stephens_gloria@moe.edu.sg 

Miss Carina Sim Hui Juan

Teacher

carina_sim_hui_juan@moe.edu.sg

Mdm Farah Khairiah Binte Rifaei

Teacher

farah_khairiah_rifaei@moe.edu.sg

 Mr Justin Ee Wei-Yao Teacher justin_ee_wei-yao@moe.edu.sg

Mdm Law Wan Yi Georgina

Teacher

georgina_law_wan_yi@moe.edu.sg

 Miss Li JianminTeacher  li_jianmin@moe.edu.sg

Mdm Nur Azlyna Binte Mohamed Tahir

Teacher

nur_azlyna_mohamed_tahir@moe.edu.sg

Mdm Nur Syazana Binte Shahul Hameed

Teacher

nur_syazana_shahul_hameed@moe.edu.sg

 Miss Sarina Binte Anwar Teacher

sarina_anwar@moe.edu.sg 

Miss Siti Nurbaya Binte Rameh

Teacher

siti_nurbaya_rameh@moe.edu.sg

Mdm Yap Miao Koon Sharon

Teacher

yap_miao_koon_sharon@moe.edu.sg



Subjects Offered


Lower Secondary History

    Lower Secondary Geography
      Combined Humanities 
        Core History
          Core Geography

          Awards & Achievements 2016


          Hwa Chong International Model United Nations - Distinguished Delegate for International Court of Justice

          River Valley Model United Nations – Best Position Paper for Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC)