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Craft & Technology

Syllabus Objectives

Creative Thinkers, Innovative Contributors

The department aims to achieve our vision of Creative Thinkers, Innovative Contributors through providing students with authentic situations and hands-on learning experiences. Besides gaining knowledge on the subject matters, students acquire relevant skills in art-making, designing and cooking in the various Craft & Technology subjects and develop the necessary dispositions and attitudes required of the subjects. 

Subjects Offered

1. Design & Technology (Lower and Upper Sec)
2. Food & Consumer Education (Lower Sec)
3. Art (Lower and Upper Sec)
4. Enhanced Art Programme (Upper Sec) 
5. Music (Lower Sec)


The syllabus aims to provide students with a holistic school experience by:

- engaging students in critical thinking processes such as the inquiry based pedagogy to develop them into reflective thinkers. 
- developing innovative minds that are able to perceive different perspectives in thought and practise.
- developing in students an understanding of real world applications of art through different media in relevant contexts. 
- equipping them with a basic understanding and awareness of local Art History.

Design & Technology

Through a series of design-and-make activities, the syllabus aims to enable students to:

- cultivate visual-spatial thinking through sketching, experimenting and prototyping using appropriate materials
- develop an appreciate of function, aesthetics and technology in design
- exercise judgements for design appropriateness with respect to the users, functionality and the environment
- develop confidence, pride and tenacity through exploring real world design opportunities
- embrace complexities, uncertainties and the inherent social dimension of the design process when exploring design opportunity

Food & Consumer Education

The syllabus aims to enable students to:

- understand the importance of nutrition for long-term health
- apply basic principles of consumer education
- apply basic financial principles for everyday decision-making and planning
- appreciate and develop an understanding of food, nutrition and trans-cultural awareness in the global context
- nurture and develop critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity, a spirit of enterprise, innovation and aesthetic awareness to make informed decisions
- develop positive attitudes and values for the well-being of the community
- demonstrate effective and responsible use of resources for the individuals and the community

Special Programmes

  1. Enhanced Art Programme
  2. Destination Zero Carbon, Millenium Race, National Junior Robotics Competition
  3. NP-BVA Design Challenge 2014 @ Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  4. 3D printing technologies