Siglap Secondary School

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Siglap Secondary School
实乞纳中学
Sekolah Menengah Siglap
Information
Opened 1955
Closed 2017
Address 10 Pasir Ris Drive 10, Singapore 519385
Former Principal Mr Loo Joo Hong
Former Vice Principals Mr Shawn Lim
Mr Mohd Azman
Mdm Mary Yap
Abbreviation SSS
Vision Siglapians are caring, confident and creative individuals who appreciate the Arts.
Mission To develop every individual to be responsible, compassionate, competent and discerning individuals who can contribute to the society.
Motto Sagax Et Audax
(Go forth with wisdom and courage.)

Siglap Secondary School (SSS) was a government co-educational neighbourhood secondary school in Pasir Ris. Siglap Secondary was Singapore's first co-educational secondary school and it was also among one of the first schools in Singapore to offer Malay-medium secondary classes.[1] The school was founded in 1955 and shifted from its original location of Cheviot Hill in Siglap to its current location of Pasir Ris in the eastern part of Singapore.

Siglap Secondary school moved from its old campus at Siglap Road to its new premises at Pasir Ris in 2000. The newer campus included upgraded facilities to hold more classes in a morning session and became a single-session school that same year. The Principal was Mr Loo Joo Hong. The Vice-Principals were Mr Shawn Lim, Mr Mohd Azman and Mdm Mary Yap.

The nearest MRT station is Pasir Ris.

The school merged with Coral Secondary School to form Meridian Secondary School in 2017.

Discipline

When a pupil breaks the school rules or commits offences, the pupil may be faced with one or more of the following consequences:

  • The pupil's name will be reported to the Ministry of Education through the School Cockpit system. The School Cockpit (Offence Module) system is a computerised system designed to track pupils' behaviour in school.
  • Pupil may be warned and counselled for the offence that he/she committed.
  • Pupil's parents may be called in to see the Teachers, Vice Principal or Principal.
  • Pupil may be caned for the offence (male students only).
  • Pupil may be internally suspended from lessons or externally suspended from school.
  • Pupil may be expelled from school.
  • Pupil may be referred to external agencies such as the Police or Homes of Juvenile Offenders.

Links

  1. "Siglap Secondary Official Opening". Siglap Alumni Website (18 October 2018)