MOTHER TONGUE

Developing Gifts to Society

Every Woodlander an effective communicator, creative thinker and cultural ambassador - our gifts to society.

Key Approaches

Incorporate Mother Tongue Fortnight activities with Effective communicator programme:

Other than learning their own language and heritage, we infuse the Effective Communicator programme to better develop students to be confident communicators.

Designing a differentiated reading programme
  • Culture of reading is essential to build basic literacy skills, which is the foundation for all learning. Our reading programme provides news magazine and reading materials that have captivating articles for various levels of readability and different interests.
  • Encourage a love for their Mother Tongue Languages.
Leveraging on technology in our MTL curriculum

With affordance of technologies, students will be exposed to greater interactions with digital materials that will broaden their horizons and engage students with a wide range of themes and Socratic discussions.

Key Programmes

Growing all Woodlanders
Secondary 1
  • Storytelling programme (Mother Tongue Fortnight)
  • Curated reading materials with interesting articles for reading activities and discussions in class
Secondary 2
  • Broadcasting Journalism (Mother Tongue Fortnight)
  • Curated reading materials with interesting articles for reading activities and discussions in class
Secondary 3
  • Drama programme (Mother Tongue Fortnight)
  • Curated reading materials with interesting articles for reading activities and discussions in class
Stretching those with strong interests
External Competitions:
  • Writing competitions
  • Text recital competition
  • Cultural and Debate competition


Champion of the Tamil National Debate Series for Secondary Schools 2018

School Opportunities
  • Offering of Higher Mother Tongue subjects
  • Emceeing opportunities for school cultural events like Chinese New Year, Hari Raya and Deepavali celebration
  • Featured essays, stories in school’s public platform