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Character and Citizenship Education

Vision

Nurturing girls of Character, grounded on the values of Integrity, Graciousness,
Humility and Tenacity.

Goals

  1. A confident St Margaret's girl.
  2. Pupils who demonstrate the school values.
  3. Student leaders at various levels who demonstrate leadership qualities.
  4. Pupils with a sense of responsibility towards themselves, the school, the community, the country and the environment.
  5. Pupils who are global in outlook with a strong sense of citizenship.




Department Members


Mrs Pamela Yeo (HOD/Character and Citizenship Education (CCE))
Ms Christina Yong (LH/Student Management)       
Mrs Karen WongMrs Yu Chen Shuang
Mrs Lynnette NgMdm Ngoh Moon Geok
Ms Chow Yee SunMrs Ng Wei Wen
Ms Katherine KooMs Christine Low 
Mdm Shahirah Mrs Charise Tan 
Mrs Joanne Goh
Ms Melody Soh
Mdm Grace Tang
Mr Eddie Chong
Ms Eileen Goh
Ms Rajeswari Mogan
Ms Sem Sok Hui
Ms Jill Tan
Mrs Angelia Chu
Mrs SK Lim
Mdm Jamilah
Ms Sara George
Ms Ng Ley TinMdm Heng Wei Shan
Mdm Chua Sue Ann




Character and Citizenship Education Curriculum


Explicit Teaching  Learning ExperiencesSupport Structures
    1. CCE lessons
    2. SS lessons
    3. FTGP lessons
    4. Sexuality Education (SEd)
    5. myskillsfuture.sg Portal
    6. Cyber Wellness
    7. Assemblies 1 & 2
    8. Infusion into other subjects
    1. CCA
    2. Values in Action (VIA)
    3. National Education (NE) Days
    4. Student Leadership
    5. P4 Camp
    6. P5 Internationalisation Trip
    7. CCE @ Home
    8. School Theme: Cultivating a Thankful Heart


    1. Morning Devotion
    2. Discipline
    3. Counselling
    4. Student Recognition
    5. Student Reflections
    6. Partnerships
    7. Teacher Training





Explicit Teaching


  • Lessons will provide for the explicit teaching of the values, knowledge, skills and competencies that are critical for character and citizenship development. These lessons include the lessons for Character and Citizenship Education conducted mainly* in the Mother Tongue Languages, and the Form Teacher Guidance Period (FTGP).
* Pupils exempted from MTL will have their CCE lessons in English.

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FTGP Interaction Activities

For more information, click on the links below
LessonsResources
 CCE and FTGP Lessons 

  • Modules that focus on myskillsfuture.sg portal, Sexuality Education (SEd) and Cyber Wellness which address specific developmental needs of our students are delivered. SEd is delivered as a module for the upper primary levels, while myskillsfuture.sg and Cyber Wellness are infused within FTGP lessons.

For more information, click on the links below


ModuleResources
Education and Career Guidance
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  • myskillsfuture.sg (For P5 and P6 - Login required)
    • An online portal that facilitates education and career development among students. This portal aims to help students discover their identity through awareness, exploration and planning. Click here for a glimpse into the myskillsfuture.sg Portal
Cyber Wellness
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Sexuality Education
  • Please click here to find out more

  • Assemblies in school are also used as a teaching platform for school values and other CCE LOs.

Learning experiences


Learning experiences, through various platforms, reinforce and support student's learning in CCE.

    • National Education (NE) Commemorative Days are part of the school calendar. These are the Total Defence Day, International Friendship Day, Racial Harmony Day and National Day.
       Please click here for photographs.

    • Co-curricular Activities (CCA) is a main platform for the students to apply Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) competencies learnt in the lessons and put into practice the school values.
       Please click here for more information.

    • Values in Action (VIA) programme provide an avenue for the students to understand the needs in the community and nation and show care and concern for others less fortunate than themselves.

    • Student Leadership opportunities provide the students with the platform to exhibit skills and competencies, in particular responsible decision making. Click here for more information.

    • The P4 Camp, organised annually, challenges the students to go beyond themselves and develop resilience and tenacity.

    • The P5 Internationalisation Trip  offers students the chance to travel beyond Singapore, be aware of the similarities and differences between the countries, and appreciate Singapore.
       Please click here for photographs.

    • CCE @ Home provides students with the opportunities to practise knowledge, skills and values taught during the Character and Citizenship lessons, at home.

    • School Theme: Cultivating a Thankful Heart, develops a culture of thankfulness among students and staff through various experiences in the school, which include sharing by staff and students, reflections and other activities for students.


Support Structures


  • Morning Devotion, based on the school values and anchored on the school's Christian tradition, helps staff and students start the day with timely reminders of what is at the core of CCE.

  • Discipline structures have been put in place to provide explicit parameters of acceptable behaviour. School Rules and the Demerit Point system are clearly spelt out in the Student Handbook which every student possesses.

  • Counselling for students with social, emotional and behavioural issues are provided by the school's Full Time School Counsellor.

  • Student Recognition, given through school-based and MOE-given awards, as well as highlighting of students successes, help reinforce school values and desired character traits. Click here for Edusave Character Award (ECHA) 2016.

Examples:


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Cleanest Classroom  Character Badges

  • Student Reflections are done after key learning experiences to help reinforce the desired LOs.

  • Partnerships with parents and other organisations help the school to provide the learning experiences that support CCE.