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Introducing the School Leaders

Principal

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Mrs Theresa Hong
Principal 
Mrs Theresa Hong started as a teacher in Pei Chun Public School, and then as Vice-Principal of the same school. She has been the Principal of Peiying Primary School since January 2008. 

Mrs Hong was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in History and Political Science from the National University of Singapore. A career switch saw her joining the teaching service after having obtained her Postgraduate Diploma in Education in 1995. Mrs Hong then went on to obtain her Masters in Arts (Applied Linguistics) from the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.

As a School Leader, Mrs Hong believes that every child has the potential to succeed and the role of the school is to provide the environment to nurture every child. Learning is a journey, and together with the parents, Northoaks will be the start of this learning journey for the child.

Vice Principal

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Ms Tan Yit Peng
Vice-Principal
Ms Tan Yit Peng started as a secondary school teacher and was Head of Department for Science at Balestier Hill Secondary School. She was the Vice-Principal of Gongshang Primary School and then Coral Primary School before joining Northoaks Primary.

She believes that each child is a unique individual and that all children can be encouraged to learn and grow when provided with developmentally appropriate experiences.It is her belief that curiosity and the desire to be challenged reside deeply in all children, and when cultivated, leads them to a life-long engagement in learning. She strives to ensure that students are provided with a safe and nurturing environment that will spark passion in their learning and cultivate depth in their character.

Vice-Principal (Admin)

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Ms Evelyn Lee
Vice-Principal (Admin)

Ms Evelyn Lee graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies (Human Resource Management) from NTU in 1998. She has been with the Ministry of Education (MOE) for more than a decade including 2 stints in schools as an Admin Manager. Much of her career was spent at the MOE HQ, specialising in Human Resource work. She was Vice-Principal (Admin) at Wellington Primary School before joining Northoaks Primary.

She believes that every child can learn and will be able to excel in their respective area when given the right opportunities and guidance. While academic excellence is important, it is equally important to note that there is a lot of learning beyond the classrooms which explains the need for our children to be exposed to as many co-curriculum activities as possible, so as to realise their fullest potential and evoke the passion in them. As a mother as well as a fellow educator, she firmly believes that our current school landscape provides the system and rigour to enable all our children to be able to succeed in life while not forgetting to be active contributors to society.