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Aesthetics

Vision  

Opportunities for pupils to demonstrate, appreciate and contribute to the arts scene.

Mission

Providing pupils with various Art forms through pervasive Art and Music curriculum.

Art Curriculum

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1. OUR LEARNING FOR LIFE PROGRAMME (LLP)

Viva De Symphonie through Concert Band – Championing Values: Living, growing and learning with music

Viva De Symphonie is the 6-year progressive programme provides opportunities for all pupils to develop an appreciation of music and enrich their lives through music. Young talents are systematically identified in the area of music and they were developed through the school’s music CCA groups. These talents are actively involved as participants and contributors to the music scene in the school and beyond.

The “Music for all and Music for Excellence” approach encourages lifelong learning in the pupils and provides them with a supportive environment for enjoyable participation in a variety of local and international musical activities, competitions and invitational performances. 

21st CC and values such as teamwork, resilience, responsibility, sense of purpose and creativity are inculcated in the students as they undergo the different experiences.


2. OUR ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS AND COMPETITIONS


Using the Appreciative Inquiry approach, the Art programmes are reviewed and recalibrated to ensure that it is interdisciplinary, building on pupil’s character and infusing ICT especially with the affordances of technology in this present world. Studio habits of mind is used as a basic tenet for character building as the Art programmes go through the reaffirmation stage. As our pupils engage and persist in art making, the values of endurance and diligence are inculcated further into them. Whilst understanding the community and envisioning the future, the spirit of citizenship among our pupils is further enhanced.

Our P5 Signature Art Programme – Embracing Creativity and Enhancing Character Building through Origami

Through the process of exploration and experimentation, character building is strengthened. As our pupils engage in self-reliance and self- expression, they also pick up their courage to be risk takers as they try new folding techniques and assemblage methods. 

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Our P5 pupils folding the basic Sonobe unit before they are able to create their 3 Dimensional origami geometric models. 

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Pupils’ works as they progress from 2Dimensional origami to 3Dimensional models. 

Our End of the Year Art Exhibition

As much as we wanted our pupils to appreciate the arts, we also wanted our pupils to feel that their artworks are appreciated and valued for.

As proposed by the educational perspective under the Ethical Leadership, our goal is to serve the best interest of our pupils. With this belief in mind, an Art exhibition is seen as an effective platform to show our sense of gratitude and appreciation for our pupils’ effort, determination and perseverance as they see through their art pieces. 

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Our pupils’ masterpieces displayed at our end of the year Art exhibition, 2017.

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We collaborated with Orchid Park Secondary School for the Art exhibition for the past two years. 

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Apart from pupils’ artworks, art pieces by the School leaders and teachers are also exhibited. 

Overview of Modular Programme

Modular CCA (Art and Music)

The modular CCA programme is conducted during the curriculum across all levels. Each level introduced to one modular programme for art and music. The modular programme aims to provide holistic education to the pupils.  

Objectives 

  • To promote the passion for art and music beyond the curriculum  
  • To provide platform for pupils to inculcate school and develop 21CC.  

Programmes

  • Modules such as performing arts and visual arts are introduced. 
  • Each module consists of 7 sessions.  


Performing Arts

Visual Art

P1 – Percussion

P2 – Cornet

P3 – Clarinet   

P4 – Flute

P5 – Ukulele  

P6 – Guitar  

P1 – Paper Marche (Basic level) 

P2 – Paper Marche (Intermediate to 

        Advanced level)

        Mobile Art (Infusion of ICT into Art)

P3 – Clay Pottery  

P4 – Manga Art (using Wacom tablets)

P5 – Mosaic Art

        Origami Art

P6 – Sand Animation 


Percussion and Cornet

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Clarinet and Flute

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Ukelele and Guitar

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Our pupils engaging in P2 Mobile Art Programme that infuses technology into Art.

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Our pupils creating their Manga characters using Wacom tablets in the P4 Manga Art programme.

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Our P1 pupil making her favourite animal during the Paper Marche modular programme. 


Gamelan Performance 

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Yishun Primary School – Gamelan Ensemble was invited to perform at the North West Youth Concert 2017 on the 13 July 2017 at the Ulu Pandan Community Centre. The concert organized by the North West Community Development Council (CDC) aimed to raise the funds for North West Student Support Fund (SSF) through donations from members of the public, community and corporate organisations.  

Through the performance, the pupils were given the opportunity to be active contributor to the society and develop confidence to perform in public. Their performance awed the audiences as the ensemble was the only cultural instrument ever invited to perform in the concert which has been organized for six years.

SYF Arts Performance 2016

Indian Dance - Certificate of Accomplishment

Malay Dance - Certificate of Accomplishment

Chinese Dance - Certificate of Accomplishment

Angklung /Kulintang - Certificate of Accomplishment

Concert Band - Certificate of Distinction  

International Dance - Certificate of Distinction  

Gamelan - Certificate of Distinction   SYF Visual Art 2017

Artwork entitled ‘Nothing is Impossible’ - Certificate of Recognition