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Punggol Secondary School Humanities Department

"The Humanities are the stories, the ideas, and the words that help us make sense of our lives and our world. The Humanities help us address the challenges we face together in our families, in our communities and as a nation.”      

- Lyn Maxwell White


 Department Key Personnel

Name

 Designation

Mr Shan Mugam Sidambaram

Head of Department/Humanities

Teacher: Social Studies

 Mr Md Shahrom Taha 

Teacher: History

Mr Jimmy Quek

Senior Teacher/Geography

Teacher: Geography


Department Staff

No. 

 Name

 Teaching Subjects

 1

 Mr Md Shahrom Taha 

 History

 2

Ms Fulia Ng

History and Principles of Accounts

 3

Mr Peh Aik Hui

 History

 4

 Mr Stephen Su

 History

 5

Mr Zulkefli B AbdShukor

History

 6

 Ms Angeline Chew 

 Geography

 7

 Ms Elaine Lui

 Geography and English

 8

 Mr Kelvin Lee

 Geography and Biology

 9

Mdm Rosmiyati Bustami 

Geography and Social Studies

 10

Mr Bobby Goh

Social Studies

 11

 Ms Noor Hafizah Alwi

English and Social Studies

 12

 Ms Sophia Chua

Social Studies and English

 13

Ms Sindhya Varthini

 History

14

 Mdm Noraini Bte Abdul Gani

History and Geography

15

Ms Deniisha

History

16

Ms Sally Tan

Social Studies and Literature


SCHOOL VISION

Achievers with Character, 21st Century 君子 Jun Zi

DEPARTMENT VISION

Every student an effective communicator in English, with an appreciation for the Humanities.

SCHOOL MISSION

To provide students with a value-added education and opportunities to acquire knowledge, skills and values to deal confidently with future challenges.

DEPARTMENT MISSION

A purpose-driven community of dedicated, dynamic and innovative teaching professionals to provide a value-added education for English Language and the Humanities, with care and concern.

PROGRAMMES

Humanities Week (History, Geography & Social Studies)

  • Humanities Quiz
  • Environmental Protection Campaign
  • National Education Poster Exhibition
  • Geography Quest 
  • Drug free Campaign for a better world

Learning Journeys

Learning Journeys help to make real and concrete what has been learnt in classrooms and broaden the mental horizons of pupils.

  • Fort Siloso and Ford Motor Factory (History)

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  • Punggol Waterway (Geography)
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o   Sec 2 students at Former Ford Factory researching what life was like during Japanese Occupation. 

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Students engaged in analysing the water content at Punggol Waterway.

  • Botanical Gardens (Geography)

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Recce trip to the Botanical Gardens by the teachers

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Students engaged in activities for the learning journey.

  • NEWater Plant (Geography)

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Students watching an informative video.  

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Students independently gathering information for their
 project based on NEWater in Singapore.

  • Social Studies issues investigation project

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Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infused Lessons 
  • Google Sites & Google classroom (History)
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Vialogues (Social Studies)

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Students engaged in self-directed & collaborative learning as they watch videos and answer given questions to learn about the ageing population in Singapore.