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Tamil Language

Objectives

·         To ignite the passion in pupils to learn Tamil Language through heritage and culture.

·         To develop pupils to be effective and confident communicators in both verbal and written Tamil.

Approaches

The teaching and learning of Tamil Language has several approaches. These approaches allow pupils to learn the language in an engaging and creative manner at a comfortable pace and in a non-threatening environment, and has appropriate and timely feedback on pupil’s achievements.

·         Learner-centred

·         Differentiated learning

·         Assessment for Learning

·         Cultural and values inculcation

Programmes

The department has embarked on key programmes that each child will experience in Ngee Ann Primary. The programmes either offer enrichment and instructional support to pupils or serve as remediation which is based on pupil’s needs.

 

Level

Enrichment

Instructional Support

Remediation

a.        

Primary 1

Speech & Drama, MT Fortnight.

Extensive Reading, Journal Writing

Reading Remediation

b.       

Primary 2

Speech & Drama, MT Fortnight.

Extensive Reading, Journal Writing

Reading Remediation

c.        

Primary 3

Speech & Drama

MT Fortnight, Cultural Camp.

Extensive Reading, Writing Programme, Journal Writing

 

d.       

Primary 4

Cultural Camp, MT Fortnight, Learning Journey to Pongal Festival, Tamil Murasu & to experience Stage Drama.

Extensive Reading, Writing Programme, Journal Writing

 

e.       

Primary 5

Cultural Camp, MT Fortnight, Learning Journey to Pongal Festival, Tamil Murasu & to experience Stage Drama.

Extensive Reading, Writing Programme, Journal Writing

Motivational talk by Sinda

f.         

Primary 6

Cultural Camp, MT Fortnight, Learning Journey to Pongal Festival, Tamil Murasu & to experience Stage Drama.

Extensive Reading, Writing Programme, Journal Writing

 Motivational talk by Sinda

 

 

“PROJECT TEACH” programme by SINDA. 


This is a personalised Tutorial Programme specially designed for primary school pupils. We have been conducting this programme in our school for the past 10 years.  SINDA tutors conduct the classes twice a week in NAPS after school hours.   This is a special arrangement made by the school with SINDA. The main objective of this programme is to improve the academic results of our Indian students. Details are as follows: 

Level

Day

Time

Subjects

Primary 2

Monday & Thursday

2pm to 4pm

English,& Maths

Primary 3

Tuesday & Friday

2pm to 5pm

English, Maths & Science

 

Useful Resources 

Yengum Tamilosai  - http://sangamam.moe.edu.sg/tamilosai/slot/u113/index.html

Theen Thamizh - https://sangamam.moe.edu.sg/tamilosai/slot/u113/web/primary.html

iMTL Portal - http://imtl.moe.edu.sg