- About Us
Overview English Objective Curriculum Approach Programme Additional Support Programme at a Glance Reading List Mathematics Objectives Curriculum Approach Core Math Programme Math Learning Support Programme Science Vision, Mission and Objectives Science Curriculum Framework and Approach Science Syllabus Programmes Mother Tongue Languages Chinese Language Malay Language Tamil Language Physical Education Objectives Curriculum Approach Character Building PE Assessment Special Programme Social Studies Objective Curriculum Approach Assessments Field-Based Learning Learning Journeys Aesthetics Music Art PAL & NAME Programme InfoComm Technology Objectives Curriculum Approach Cyberwellness Student iCON Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) Decentralised Assembly Programmes Values in Action (VIA) National Education (NE) Programme for Active Learning (PAL) MOE Sexuality Education Cyberwellness Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) Form Teacher Guidance Period (FTGP) Education Career Guidance (ECG)
Performing Arts Chinese Dance Malay Dance Indian Dance Chinese Orchestra Guzheng Choir Uniformed Groups Brownies Scouts Sports & Games Badminton Table Tennis Floorball Football Sports Club Clubs & Societies Visual Arts Infocomm & Media Club Wushu & Lion Dance English Learning Discovering Talent (ELDT)
Academic Competition 2020 CCA Achievement CCA Achievement 2020
P1 (2021) Admin Day Admission Forms Communication to Parents Calendar of Events Parents In Education Vendor Information Student Helpline
PSG PSG Exco Members Fathers @ NAPS
Home > Curriculum > Science > Science Curriculum Framework and Approach
Science Curriculum Framework and Approach
Science Curriculum Framework
The Science Curriculum Framework is derived from the Policy Framework for the Teaching and Learning of Science. It encapsulates the thrust of science education in Singapore to prepare our students to be sufficiently adept as effective citizens, able to function in and contribute to an increasingly technologically-driven world.
Central to the curriculum framework is the inculcation of the spirit of scientific inquiry. The conduct of inquiry is founded on three integral domains of (a) Knowledge, Understanding and Application, (b) Skills and Processes and (c) Ethics and Attitudes. These domains are essential to the practice of science. The curriculum design seeks to enable students to view the pursuit of science as meaningful and useful. Inquiry is thus grounded in knowledge, issues and questions that relate to the roles played by science in daily life, society and the environment.
Science Curriculum Approach
Science teaching and learning in Ngee Ann Primary School is based on the inquiry-based approach in which students are engaged in meaningful activities and processes to develop fundamental science concepts, principles and theories, as well as science process skills and attitudes. Students learn through hands-on experimentation, collaborative learning and self-exploration. Learning stations and outdoor learning have been included in the Science curriculum to enthuse, engage, empower and enrich student learning in the school.