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Department Introduction

WRPS Tamil Department aims to nurture our pupils’ love for Tamil Language and appreciate Indian culture and tradition by adopting varies teaching strategies, activities and programmes. Through these pupils are effectively engaged in learning the language. We encourage our pupils to participate in internal and external competitions to stretch their abilities, to build up their confidence and to expose to challengers.  TL Teachers are committed in providing holistic education to all pupils.

Vision and Mission

Vision
Active Learners, Proficient Tamil Language Users who appreciate cultures and uphold values.

Mission We are committed to the teaching and learning of Tamil Language to nurture active learners and proficient language users who appreciate cultures and uphold values. 



Mother Tongue Festival/ தமிழ்மொழி விழா 2018

ஒவ்வொரு ஆண்டும் நம் பள்ளியின் தமிழ்த்துறை, தமிழ்மொழி விழாவைச் சிறப்பாக நடத்தி வருகின்றது. அதுபோல இந்த ஆண்டும் இத்துறை, 2018-ஆம் ஆண்டுக்கான  தமிழ்மொழி விழாவைஏப்ரல் மாதத்தில் தமிழோடு இணைவோம்அழகே தமிழே!  என்னும் கருப்பொருளில் மாணவர்களுக்காக நடத்தியது. இதற்காகத் தமிழ்மொழி, கலாசாரம், பாரம்பரியம் தொடர்பான நடவடிக்கைகளில் மாணவர்கள் ஈடுபடுத்தப்பட்டார்கள். இதன் உச்சக்கட்டமாக 13-ம் தேதி மாணவர்கள் பங்குபெற்ற போட்டிகளுக்கான இறுதிச்சுற்று நம் பள்ளி மண்டபத்தில் நடைபெற்றது. மாணவர்களும் பெற்றோர்களும் வந்து இந்த விழாவைச் சிறப்பித்தார்கள். 

TL Fortnight 2018

This year, the Tamil Department had our Fortnight Activities in April from 2nd April 2017 to 13th April  2018. During the two weeks long programme the students were engaged in many enriching and fun-filled activities. Students were exposed to many activities during this period.

Creative writing was also conducted for the P5 and P6 Tamil students.  Students were given opportunities to play Indian traditional games such as Pallanguli, Aadu Puli Aatam and Sathurangam.  The objectives of the TL  Fortnight is to create an environment conducive to Tamil Language usage and learning and also to encourage and appreciate the culture associated with the language.

Some of the Main Tamil Language Activities conducted are as follows:

Level

Activities

P1 &P2

Traditional Games  & Music and Movement

Rhymes Recital Competition & Story Telling Competition

P3 & P4

Creative Drama Enrichment & Story and Drame Enrichment

Oratorical Competition & Advertisement Competition

P5 & P6

Script Writing Enrichment & Musical Learning Journey

Creative writing competition



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Class activities during MTL Fortnight 2018
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P3 Creative Drama
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P4 Story and Drama
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P5 & P6 Musical Learning Journey
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P5 Script Writing

Pongal Festival 2018

As part of the Indian tradition, Pongal is celebrated every year to commemorate the bountiful harvest. As part of imparting knowledge and experience of celebrating this festival, the TL department put up an informative display of write-ups on the festival and how it is celebrated in countries all over the world. 

For the lower primary pupils, colouring and decorating competitions were carried out. 

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The Department also carried out Pongal Pot colouring contest for the whole levels of P3 and P4.

To give out Tamil pupils an authentic learning experience our Tamil Teachers brought the P4 Tamil pupils to Little India to view the exhibits there.



A small sample of WRPS TL little dancers onstage...



CrEW-Creative and Expressive Writing

CREW is a creative writing enrichment programme that was conducted by our Tamil Teachers,  Mdm Puspa and Ms Santhi, to help the P6 TL pupils in composition writing. This 8 weeks programme provided step by step approach to writing a composition creatively and expressively.  This programme helped to enhance pupils creative thinking and writing skills. Teachers used various strategies in their teaching. This helped pupils to hone their writing skill further.

Our Tamil Language Teachers

Name Designation
Mdm Puspaja Menon
TL Coordinator
Ms Santhi Kalimuthu
TL Teacher, SH / Curriculum Innovation
Ms Uma MaheswariTL Teacher
Mdm Jayshree Susanna TL Teacher (Contract) 
Mdm GomathiTL Teacher