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Tamil

VISION

A community of passionate TL Learners who has the global mindset and yet rooted

 

MISSION

To provide a strong foundation and rich language To build a conducive environment for the teaching and learning of MTL and establish a team of competent teachersenvironment for pupils through fun and meaningful programmes and activities

 

KEY PROGRAMME

Cognitive

·         Writing Package (P3-P6)

·         Buddy Reading/Reading Mum (P1-P2)

·         Oral Package (P1-P6)

 

Enrichment

·         Language and Cultural Learning Journeys

·         MTL Fortnight activities

 

 Competitions:

·         School-based (Tamil Solai)

·         External

 

Workshop/Talks

·         1)  Motivational Talks for parents (Tamil Solai)

·         2)  Motivational Talks for P6 Pupils by ex-pupils

 

·         New Initiatives

·         1)    Buddy Writing by HTL pupils to Mainstream to TL pupils.

 

·         Deepavali Celebrations

Tamil Solai

Tamil Solai, Tamil Language Activity Day is held annually in Greenwood Primary School. Parents and pupils show their enthusiasm by giving  their full support.  Pupils showcase their talents and parents cheer for their children. This collaboration aims to build good rapport between parents, pupils & teachers.

Mother Tongue Fortnight

Mother Tongue Fortnight is planned for our Tamil pupils annually.  Pupils learn cultural values through cultural games and fun filled activities. They have an opportunity to learn about the historical values of our culture & traditions. Pupils enjoy these activities and look forward to the fun-filled activities yearly

Learning Journey

Every Year in January in celebration of Pongal.(Harvest Festival), the Tamil Department organizes cultural activities in class and bring pupils to Little India Arcade for an experience of the harvest festival. Pupils will have hands on booths to enjoy the richness of the Tamil Culture and have the opportunity to buy and enjoy food in Little India.

Deepavali

Deepavali celebrations are held in school every year. The Tamil Department organizes cultural activities in class during CCE lesson. Decorations are put up in school Kaleidoscope area to let pupils know about the festive season. Tamil Department also comes up with the concert items and gives opportunities for all pupils to perform during the concert. Pupils also have hands on experiences in murukku making with the help of  our parent volunteers. 

Hands-On Activity on Pongal Festival