Leading Onward a Vibrant and Engaging EL Environment
Purposeful Language Acquisition for You
Learning and Instilling Values through EL
TRUst . Timeliness . Harmony.
Aligned to the philosophy of the English Language and Literature department, lessons come to life when students learn in an engaging and authentic setting. The department is committed to developing our learners to enable them to be empathetic communicators, discerning readers, and creative inquirers through our curriculum. In Literature classrooms, students are empowered to make meaning of texts, and see themselves and the world from diverse perspectives. Students are constantly encouraged to empathise with others, and find their own voice as they reflect on the human condition with discernment.
In support of the arts education programme in GESS, the department provides a diverse range of experiences for students in the arts to deepen their appreciation for the language and strengthen their cultural awareness through the d’ARTs@GESS (Defining Aesthetics, Rhetoric and Thoughts) Programme.
Students are also given the opportunity to deepen their learning of both the writing and speaking skills beyond the classroom through the department’s Capstone programme. The school has participated in various competitions such as the Singapore Secondary Schools’ Debate Championships, the YMCA Plain English Speaking Awards (PESA), and the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.
English Language and Literature Assessment Syllabuses
English Language Ordinary Level
English Language Normal (Academic) Level
English Language Normal (Technical)
Literature in English Ordinary Level
English Language and Literature Teaching Syllabuses