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Art Club

Every Tuesday, pupils in Art Club are immersed in activities that promote their creativity. Pupils are involved in competitions such SYF (Singapore Youth Festival) logo design, creating towel crafts for the elderly, balloon sculpting and other craft making activities. 

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Cheng San Library Art Exhibition

Budding artists from Punggol Primary School got a special highlight when their artworks got exhibited at the Cheng San Public Library from 12 March to 24 March 2018, through a special collaboration between the school and the National Library Board.  Visitors to the library were treated to a visual feast, ranging from metal tooling crafts, acrylic painting, still life drawings, Chinese brush paintings and ceramic sculptures done by pupils across the six levels. It was indeed a proud moment for these young artists, to see the public appreciating and admiring their artworks and taking pictures of the exhibits on display.

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Chinese Brush Painting

Objectives:
- To expose pupils to Chinese Brush Painting and to create awareness as well as to develop an
  appreciation for Chinese art.

- To develop pupils' creative and artistic talent.

Brief Description of CCA:
Pupils attend 2 hours of lesson every week, learning the basics of Chinese Brush Painting. Talented young painters from all levels have the opportunity to take part in the biennial SYF competition.

Venue:
Art Studio 1

Achievements: 

Chinese Brush Painting prepared two pieces of painting for SYF. “Harmony” was painted by Lim Yu Heng (4A), Chew Jia Le (4J) and Huang Yutian (4J). “Brighter Future, Better Tomorrow” was painted by Yang Yumiao (6J), Tan Heng Yee Megan (5A) and Chua Kai Lee (5I).

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Choir

Choir

Vision:
A joyful and confident community of learners that are passionate about singing and performing.

Mission:
To cultivate in pupils a life-long interest and an appreciation in the arts.

Objectives:
We aim to develop students’ potential in singing and performing skills as well as to promote an appreciation for singing. Choir also focuses on character building as well as leadership training.

Choir plays a major role in various school events, frequently staging performances in school’s celebrations such as yearly prize-giving ceremony. Our pupils also participate in external competitions and performance events. Besides weekly practices, our pupils attend workshops and exchange programmes to constantly improve and better equip themselves in their singing and vocal techniques.

Venue:
Music Room 2

Achievements:

2018: SYF Accomplishment
2017: Singapore Youth Festival Silver
2016: SYF Distinction

2014: SYF Distinction 


 Performance Videos 

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Competition: Singapore International Choral Festival 2017
Category: Equal Voices under 12 and below
Award: Silver

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Guzheng Ensemble

Vision:

-        A graceful community of performers with passion in oriental music

Mission:

-        To cultivate grace in performing and appreciation in oriental music

Objective:

-        We seek to develop the students’ passion in oriental music and equipping them with the grace, skill and confidence in performing in front of an audience.

Guzheng is a constant presence during the school’s Chinese New Year celebration. The melodious sound enlivens the spirit of festivity. Our students perform in various school events. Students will be trained the basic sight reading skills and plucking techniques under the guidance of our instructors in the Junior Group.  Upon promotion to the Senior Group, the students will be taught performing skills to perform to a larger audience. The performances helped to equip and build confidence in the students.

Achievements:

2018: SYF Commendation

2016: SYF Accomplishment

Timing: Every Friday 2-4pm

Venue: PAL / Eureka Room

Teachers in charge: Mdm Joan Lao, Ms Joey Tan, Ms Chan YP

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Chinese Dance

Objectives: 
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To expose pupils to the beauty of Chinese Dance and to develop an appreciation for Chinese Dance

- To develop pupils'
performing talent and confidence on stage.

Brief Description of CCA: 
Pupils attend 3.5 hours of lesson every week, learning the basics of Chinese dance and the different movements. Talented young dancers from all levels have the opportunity to take part in the biennial SYF competition.

Venue: 
Dance Studio 1

Chinese Dance performed in the following 2 events:

On 20th March 2016 
 “Ceremony of ABC Waters & Hougang Town Hibiscus Family Carnival”

On 19th April 2016
Singapore Kindness Movement at BrightHill Evergreen Home 

Achievements: 

- Singapore Youth Festival Competition 2010 (Silver Award)
- Singapore Youth Festival Competition 2012 (Gold Award)
2012 SYF Chinese Dance - Distinction Award
2014 SYF Chinese Dance - Distinction Award
- 2016 SYF Chinese Dance - Accomplishment Award
2018 SYF Chinese Dance - Distinction Award

Performance:
2 Nov 2016 - Chinese Dance performance at Singapore - Korea International School

SYF 2018 Distinction

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Malay Dance

Vision:
A graceful, elegant and creative community that finds joy in learning and performing.

Mission:
To provide a supportive and stimulating environment that will nurture in every individual responsibility, physical and social graciousness, self-confidence and a passion for the Malay performing arts and culture.

Objectives:
To create awareness and stimulate interest as well as to appreciate, promote and uphold the beauty, grace and elegance of traditional Malay performing arts and culture.

Brief Description of CCA:
There are many different types of Malay Dance, including the Zapin, Joget and Inang. Our pupils are taught to master the basic movements and the literature behind each dance type. With the different choreographed movements taught, the dancers also learn appropriate body language and facial expressions. The dance instructor is professional, competent, possess years of experience in coaching and is also a seasoned dancer. Apart from performing for school performances like the yearly Prize-giving presentation day and the Hari Raya Concert, our dancers also have the opportunity to perform for public events.

2019

The Malay Dance group was involved in two VIA Programmes this semester. The first performance was the Chinese New Year Celebration for the elderlies in PPS, while the second one was a performance at Brighthill Evergreen Home. They have displayed the STAR values and were given ample opportunities to interact with the residents of the old folks' home. It was indeed heartening to see the happy faces of the residents.


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Brighthill Evergreen Home  Chinese New Year Celebration for the Elderlies


 

Indian Dance

Objectives:

- To cultivate and enhance the interest in Indian Dance and to create unique, challenging and diverse live performance and share them with the community.
- Appreciate, understand and instill a passion for Indian Dance whilst building self-esteem and confidence in every dancer.

The School’s Indian Dance Team participated in had their first SYF competition this year. The team clinched the Certificate of Accomplishment Award for 2016. The pupils put in a lot of effort in mastering the classical Indian dance movements. Through the competition, the pupils learnt to embody the school’s STAR values.

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2018 Highlights
-  Certificate of Distinction for Singapore Youth Festival 2018
-  Lumiere Performance
-  MOE Excel Fest 2018

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Angklung Ensemble

The Angklung CCA is an eclectic mix of pupils from many backgrounds who share a passion for the traditional musical instrument. The Angklung CCA’s repertoire is varied; playing from anything traditional such as ‘Hayat’ to modern hits like ‘Love Theme from The Godfather’. In 2016, they took part in the prestigious biennial SYF and achieved the Certificate of Commendation.

Achievements:

2018 – SYF Central Judging ‘Certificate of Accomplishment’ 
2016 –  SYF Central Judging 'Certificate of Commendation'
2014 – SYF Central Judging 'Certificate of Accomplishment'
2012 – SYF Central Judging ‘Bronze Award’ 
2010 – SYF Central Judging ‘Silver Award’


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Concert Band

Band

Vision: 
With Harmony Comes Great Music

Objectives:
To nurture budding musicians and provide platform for the members to grow aesthetically and holistically.

The school concert band plays a significant role in celebrating school events like CNY, National Day and Punggol’s Pride Day. There are also interactive exchanges with other schools, providing the members with more opportunities to collaborate with one another towards excellence in performance and an exposure to valuable performing platforms. We have performed as a guest band for various schools, presented at platforms such as ‘Concert by the Bay’ series and in 2015 Korea-Singapore students’ Music Festival at Maria Bay Sands. We continue to seek for opportunities to widen our repertoire to improve our musicality.


Achievements:

2016 Singapore International Band Festival 2016 - Bronze award

2016 SYF Arts Presentation – Distinction

2018 SYF Arts Presentation – Accomplishment

Practice Days: Every Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 2pm to 5pm

Venue: Band Room (ISH)

Teachers-in-charge: Mrs Yam Ling Fang, Mdm Tjia Hwee King,

                                Mdm Shiamala, Mdm Erwina


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