This programme aims to develop our students to be ‘world-ready’ and ‘emotionally rooted’ thinkers, who are sufficiently bilingual with a strong understanding and appreciation of his/her own heritage and roots.
NCHS Bicultural Flagship Programme is a 4-year 3-tiered cultural programme, with tier 1 being the foundational broad-based programmes, tier 2 being an extension of learning, and tier 3 being the highest level of application of learning put to practice.
This programme aims to develop our students to be ‘world-ready’ and ‘emotionally rooted’ thinkers, who are sufficiently bilingual with a strong understanding and appreciation of his/her own heritage and roots, and are able to thrive in different cultural environments and the ever-changing world.
Tier 1: All Secondary One students will also go through a fun and engaging puppetry module taught professional theatre teachers.
They will also attend a two-part topical module on the different aspects of the Chinese Culture.
This is presented in broad topical themes, with relevance drawn to our present times.
These include development of Chinese customs and traditions, Chinese mythology, cuisine, architecture, literature, movies and modern songs.
Tier 2: All Secondary Two students will attend a module on the History of Singapore Chinese Immigrant.
This module provides information on the history and development of Chinese Immigrants to Singapore, i.e. the historical background, the diaspora process, the struggles and success stories.
On top of these lessons, all Secondary Three students will also attend a cultural enrichment module which they would choose from 6-7 elective classes.
These include Translation, Lyrics Writing, Seal Carving, Short Stories Writing, Playwriting etc.
Tier 3: Students are given opportunities to attend Bicultural Forums, participate in overseas immersions, National competitions, to apply their knowledge in real life context.
They also stand a chance to be awarded the prestigious Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Bicultural Scholarship.