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Tamil Language

 

Introduction

 

The Tamil Department was formed in the year 2001, when the school started functioning at its new ground. The department started with just 21 Tamil pupils in Primary 1 and 1 Tamil teacher. Over the past years we have recruited more Tamil pupils. Now we have 115 Tamil pupils and 3 Tamil teachers in HGPS.

 

VISION and MISSION

 

The vision of the department is to infuse Tamil culture, Arts & Literature in the pupils.

The mission is to develop each child to his fullest potential academically and aesthetically with the right social and moral values.

 

Objectives of the department

 

-To achieve 100% passes for all levels.

-To imbibe in the pupils the culture and the tradition through various programmes conducted in and out of the school environment.

-To encourage pupils to speak in Tamil and to cultivate a good reading habit through various reading programmes.

-To create an environment that will be very conducive for learning and teaching.

 

Our Key Programmes & Projects

1. To achieve quality results, weekly remedial classes are conducted according to the pupils needs. P5/P6 pupils assist us with our weekly buddy reading programme.

2. IT lessons are conducted fortnightly to introduce Tamil typing to the pupils.

3. Tamil Literary competitions are held annually for all levels.

4. Language camps are organised for all P5 pupils.(cluster activity)

5. Book fairs are held periodically to cultivate good reading habit.

6. Deepavali celebrations and exhibitions are organised yearly.

 

 

Achievments at National Competitions

 

National Tamil Drama 2003 - Champion

Rangoli Competition 2004 - Third

National Oratorical Competition 2004/2005- 2nd Place

National Tamil Debate 2009 - Semi Finalists

 

 

RANGOLI COMPETITION @ HOUGANG CC

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Inter- School Drama Competition

 

 

NATIONAL TAMIL DEBATE 2009

SEMI- FINALISTS

 

 

 

 

LEARNING JOURNEYS

 

 

PONGAL FAIR 2009

 

 

 

 

PONGAL FAIR 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAMIL WEEK

 

 

 

 

 

BUDDY READING

 

CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

           Show and Tell                       Outdoor Education

 

 

 

     Cooperative Learning                  Hands on Activity

 

  

              Sing-A-Long                             Role PLay