The aim of the Department is to inculcate passion in the learning of Mother Tongue Language and its' culture and to instil a sense of responsibility towards family, society and country. There are 17 Chinese language teachers in the department guided by HOD Mdm Wendy Cheng and Level Head Mdm. Mah Wai Mei. The curriculum and programmes emphasise on acquiring proficiency in Chinese language, cultivating interest in Chinese culture and instilling strong Moral Values.
Vision and Mission
|Vision||Active Learners, Proficient Mother Tongue Language Users who appreciate cultures and uphold values.|
We are committed to the teaching and learning of MTL to nurture active learners and proficient language users who appreciate cultures and uphold values.
|Programme||What is it about||Target Group|
|Conversational Chinese Language (CCL) and Conversational Malay Language (CML) Programme||
The CCL and CML Programme are catered for selected Primary 3 and Primary 4 pupils. P4 pupils take the course in term 1-2-3 (20 lessons), while P3 pupils take the course in term 2-3(10 lessons). The lessons (2 hours per lesson) are held outside curriculum time on a weekly basis. The program aims to teach our pupils simple, conversational phrases in other Mother Tongue Language, besides their own. While keeping our mother tongues and cultures alive, acquiring other languages will enable us to link up with opportunities beyond Singapore such as those in Southeast Asia and the Middle-East.
|P3 & P4 Pupils|
|Mother Tongue (MT) Cultural and Fortnight Celebrations||
During the first week of June School Holiday, the P4 pupils came back to school and had a wonderful time experiencing the cross cultural half-day programme where they learnt and appreciate the culture differences through the various traditional activities planned for them.
The main objectives of the programme are to provide an immersive environment for students to learn and use Mother Tongue Language and to appreciate respective cultures through hands-on tasks.
MT Fortnight is a 2-week long programme. During the 2-weeks, students engaged in many fun-filled activities ranging from crafts work to painting to learning to play the Malay Musical Instrument, Angklung. There were also level competitions such as singing, storytelling and oratorical.Through the MT Fortnight, the school aims to create an engaging environment in which the learning of Chinese, Malay and Tamil are made more meaningful by promoting the cultural richness found in each language.
|Chinese New Year Celebration|| |
The Chinese department organizes Chinese New Year Celebration concert every year. It provides a platform for pupils to celebrate traditional festival and through the celebration, it strengthen the racial harmony among all races.
Chinese department organizes fund raising programme for Mat Fut Tong Nursing Home every year before Chinese New Year.
|Reading Programme||Chinese department conduct Reading Programme for all levels throughout the year. The pupils are exposed to storybooks of different themes from Primary One to Six.||All pupils|
|NewsPaper Review Programme||In order to instill the love of reading and keep our pupils update on the current affairs, Chinese department conducts News Paper Programme for middle and upper primary||High Readiness Pupils|
Lesson study was chosen as WRPS’s tool for professional development. As such, 6 teachers from our department were honored to be chosen to represent WRPS to share on their projects in the 6th and 8th WALS (World Association of Lesson Study) in 2012 and 2014. ||Chinese Language Teachers|
|Mdm Cheng Chim Khim Wendy||Head of Department|
|Mdm Mah Wai Mei||Level Head|
|Mdm Chen Cong||Teacher|
|Miss Hong Guey Lian||Teacher|
|Mdm Huang Wanqi Queenie||Teacher|
|Mdm Law Qianyu Diana||Teacher|
|Mdm Lee Ai Lian||Teacher|
|Mdm Liang Gui Ping||Teacher|
|Mdm Koh Mui Lin Patricia||Teacher|
|Mdm Ng Lay Peng||Teacher|
|Mdm Ren Si Xuan||Teacher|
|Mdm Soh Hoon Suu||Teacher|
|Mdm Wong Hui Lynn||Teacher|
|Miss Yeow Shiok Li||Teacher|
|Mr Alex Xie Huan||Teacher|
|Mr Shan Quan||Teacher|
|Miss Chan Pei Kee||Teacher|
Conversational Chinese Language (CCL) and Conversational Malay Language (CML) Programme
Chinese New Year Celebration
Lesson Study 2014
The main objective of the research lesson was to help the Primary 6 low readiness pupils to describe pictures using sentences from Sentence Master programme. This was facilitated through the use of Photo Story. The lesson encouraged self-directed learning and enabled pupils to focus on small portions of the picture. The pupils were able to use the sentences from Sentence Master to describe the picture in an organised manner. It also enabled the teacher to listen and track individual pupil’s progress.