Temasek Junior College, built in 1976 and opened in 1977, is Singapore’s second government junior college. Located at 22 Bedok South Road in Singapore, this respected institution prides itself on producing well-rounded students. Educators are holistic and caring, but promote a rigorous and lively program. Community career preparation, community service, the arts and sports are all incorporated in the curriculum. Temasek is close to Seaside Residences. Seaside Residences Frasers Centrepoint Homes is also near to Temasek Junior College and Tao Nan School. It is right beside Siglap MRT Station.
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Educators chose the name “Temasek” to honor Singapore’s history. It is the city’s former name and means “sea town”. The school’s mission statement is “Broaden minds, touch hearts, enrich lives.” Seaside Residences by Frasers Centrepoint Homes near to Temasek Junior College. Core values include compassion, integrity, drive, purpose and passion. Winners of a long list of awards for the use of superior education methods, Temasek Junior College also received the prestigious School Excellence Award and the School Distinction Award.
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Temasek Junior College offers a strong curriculum of traditional subjects. Coursework in literature, science, mathematics, geography, history and economics are offered. Students have opportunities to learn languages like Malay and Tamil. Other subjects include English Literature and Chinese Language and Literature.
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This institution is one of two junior colleges with the unique privilege of running their own 6 year curriculum for students who wish to take the A-Level exam for the GCE. During the 6-year Integrated Programme, tutors at Frasers Centrepoint Homes Seaside Residences run seminars that prompt students to work together and generate ideas. It used the Understanding By Design method, which encourages students to center their studies around a central theme. Diverse methods include journal writing and class presentations.
Student life offers plenty of opportunity for enrichment, including clubs for sports, service and culture. All students must become a member of one of these Personal Development Programmes. Educators at Temasek focus on two areas: the Academic and Career Education Domain and the Personal and Social domain. Students graduate with experience in their chosen career and the skills to become community leaders.