National Education Commemorative Days
National Education (NE)
NE Commemorative Days
The four core NE days which have been identified are significant as they are the defining moments in Singapore history. The aim is to entrench these events and the images they evoke in the consciousness of each successive generation.
- Total Defence Day (TDD)
The Singapore Police Force (SPF) visited the school as part of the programme for Total Defence Day to provide pupils with a greater insight on Social Defence.
Pupils in military uniform with a short message in appreciation of Singapore’s peace and security.
- International Friendship Day (IFD)
Through the commemoration of International Friendship Day, pupils learn that every individual in the country plays an active role in strengthening our ASEAN identity. Most importantly, pupils become more aware of the spirit of friendship and collaboration among people from different countries and its benefits on mutual inter-dependence.
Pupils learning how to play one of the traditional games from the ASEAN country – Congkak.
- Racial Harmony Day (RHD)
As an immigrant community, we have always tapped on the strengths of our differences in the pursuit of a common goal to make Singapore our home. On 21st July each year, schools commemorate RHD to mark the year of the 1964 racial riots. RHD serves as a reminder that Singapore’s harmonious society is built on a rich diversity of cultures and that every individual to play his or her part to promote social cohesion.
Farrer Ambassadors helping out in one of the Kampong Games booth during recess.
One of the popular Kampong games for pupils to try out – Lereng or Bicycle Rim.
- National Day
National Day marks our separation from Malaysia and our emergence as an independent country in the community of nations. On this day, schools carry out a National Day Ceremony which aims to bring pupils to the pupils a greater sense of the historical importance and solemnity of National Day.
Recitation of the Pledge after the marching-in of national flag and the singing of the National Anthem.