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Developing Gifts to Society

Every Woodlander an Inquirer who is passionate in the learning of Science, and is able to apply it effectively to make informed decisions in daily life and in an increasingly technologically-driven society

Key approaches

The programmes and approaches of the Science Department are underpinned by the Singapore Science Curriculum Framework, and aims to:
  • prepare our students to be effective practitioners of the Science discipline
  • provide opportunities for students of varying abilities to stretch their potential and excel
  • improve teaching and learning through teachers’ professional development in pedagogical practices

Key Programmes

Lower Secondary

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Lower Secondary Science

Secondary One – General Science Themes:

1.     Diversity

2.     Models

 Secondary Two – General Science Themes:

1.     Systems

2.   Interactions

N(T) Science Modules 1, 2, 3 

To enhance their interest in Science, different groups of students will also have opportunities to attend workshops, Learning Journeys, or competitions. 

Upper Secondary

Express  Normal (Academic)Normal (Technical)
Upper Secondary Science

Pure Chemistry

Pure Physics

Pure Biology*

Science (Physics/Chemistry)


Science (Chemistry/Biology) 

Science (Physics/Chemistry)


Science (Chemistry/Biology)

N(T) Science Modules 4, 5, 6 

*Available in selected years

To enrich and stretch our students’ learning in Science beyond the classroom, different groups of students will also have opportunities to participate in Science competitions, Advanced Elective Modules (AEMs) or Work Attachment programmes in various Science-related fields.