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Humanities

‘Rooted Locally, Growing Globally’

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Department Highlights

The Humanities Education in St. Patrick’s School hopes to develop Patricians into informed, concerned and participative citizens. We also hope that our students will become responsible citizens who are equipped with skills to deal with societal issues through our programme. The Humanities Investigations (HI, GI & II respectively) continue to be our focal programme where authentic learning and joy of learning can take place. The investigations provide platforms for our students to be empowered, be good team players and also to apply 21st century skills and competencies.

“The arts and humanities define who we are as a people. That is their power – to remind us of what we each have to offer, and what we all have in common. To help us understand our history and imagine our future. To give us hope in the moments of struggle and to bring us together when nothing else will.” – Michelle Obama

Department Events and Achievements

  1. Learning journeys
    Our Lower Secondary students visit the National Museum to discover about life in Singapore from colonial times to the days of Independence. Our Secondary Three students, meanwhile, visit Chinatown to apply what they have learnt about tourism in their Geography classes.

  1. Competitions
    Our Upper Secondary students also participated in various external competitions in 2019. We were champions for the ‘Time Capsule’ competition organized by Nan Hua High School. We also came in 2nd for the ‘Humanities Challenge’ organized by Katong Convent.