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Programme for Active Learning (PAL)

PAL is a programme offered to Primary 1 and Primary 2 students, which focusses on engaged learning and teaching the whole child via a strong teacher and student relationship. The PAL programme equips students with the necessary skills and values to thrive in a fast-changing and globalised world.

It consists of modules in four domains:

  • Sports and Games
  • Outdoor Education
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts

Characteristics of PAL@Northoaks

  • E ngagement of students in experiential learning
  • E ncompass Learning in a Creative Way
  • P rovide Opportunities to Create
  • L earning that is fun and enjoyable
  • I ncorporate Values and Social Emotional Learning
  • C onducive Learning Environment
Primary 1


Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
                      Performing Arts (Dance)                                 Visual Arts                          Outdoor Education


Primary 2


Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
                          Sports & Games                      Performing Arts (Drama)                                Visual Arts



The Leader in Me Programme

The programme inculcates in students good habits based on the book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey. The Leader in Me programme helps to equip students with the essential life skills and self-confidence students will need to thrive in the 21st century.

Parents may go to www.TheLeaderInMe.org and click on the Parent’s Place tab to look for useful ideas to reinforce their children’s learning at home.




HEART Awards

Students who display exemplary behaviour of the school’s core values are recognised and rewarded in the annual HEART Awards.


Project HEART

Project HEART is a campaign organised by the CCE department to help students demonstrate the school core values and the 7 Habits. Fun activities are planned by the teachers so that students can apply the core values in their daily lives.


Workshops for Parents

The CCE Department conducts a parenting workshop for parents annually. The workshops aim to equip parents with skills and knowledge to support their child’s character development at home.

2014: Promoting Resilience in Children