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Tamil

Vision & Mission

Vision 
To cultivate pupils' interest and appreciation in Tamil language

Mission 
To equip pupils with the ability to communicate effectively in Tamil and to have a good understanding of Tamil culture

Key Programmes

Competitions (தமிழ்மொழி போட்டிகள்)

  • Tamil Language competitions
    All our pupils are encouraged to participate in the competitions and prizes are given out during the Mother Tongue Fortnight concert. 
    P1 & P2      Singing Competition
    P3 & P4      Story Telling Competition
    P5 & P6      Advertising Competition

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  • Mother Tongue Fortnight
    A variety of activities and workshops based on Tamil Language and culture are carried out during Mother Tongue Fortnight to enthuse Tamil pupils to speak the language and know more about their culture. The two weeks of activities culminates with a concert, Muthamizh Vizha, where all the pupils get to perform in a group song, dance or drama for parents to see.

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  • P3 Tamil Language Camp
    All P3 pupils attend a language camp, where activities such as garland making, Kolam drawing, henna painting or story-telling with games and drama are conducted to immerse the pupils in Tamil language and culture.

  • Extensive Reading Programme
    Pupils read Tamil books on Wednesday morning’s in the hall before flag raising. All Tamil pupils are encouraged to borrow a Tamil story book and read the Tamil Murasu (Tamil newspaper) which is available in the MRL. All pupils from P3 to P6 subscribe to Sutti Mayil, a children’s magazine which is also used for discussion and writing reflection in their journal. Activities are also conducted in collaboration with NLB to make reading more fun.