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Character & Citizenship Education


'Leaders of Character and Concerned Citizens'


'To nurture every child in a gracious environment'


'We Care & Every Child Matters'


'We want our pupils to be Leaders of Character and demonstrate our Character Values - EnR³ICHExcellence, Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Integrity, Care and Harmony.  Pupils should also be effective in managing themselves, relationships, have self and social awareness and be able to make responsible decisions'


  • Orientation programme on the first 2 days of the year
  • Social and Emotional Learning through Form Teachers' Guidance Period
  • Values Education & Linguistic Skills (VELS)
  • Growing Years Series on Sexuality Education (P5 & P6)
  • P1/P4&P5 Buddy programme
  • Assembly programme on character development and lifeskills
  • Road Safety programme
  • Motivation Workshop (P5 & P6)
  • Counselling programme
  • Workshop/Talks on transition to secondary school
  • Family Matters @ School programme for parents and pupils in support of our character education programme
  • Values in Action (ViA) programme
  • Field-based learning journeys on citizenship education
  • National Education core events (Total Defence Day, International Friendship Day, Racial Harmony Day, National Day)
  • International Students' Integration programme
  • Special Needs programme for pupils with Learning needs
  • Temasek Polytechnic-BP Tutoring & Mentoring Programme (P2 & P3)
  • MENDAKI Youth-in-Action programme for at-risk pupils (P4 - P6)
  • Leadership programme for ALL pupils
  • Overseas Educational Tour for P5 pupils
  • Overseas Leadership trip for CCA and Student leaders.


  • Model pupils of the term
  • MOE Edusave Character Award (ECHA)
  • MOE Edusave Awards for Achievement, Good Leadership and Service (EAGLES) award for outstanding contribution and leadership
  • JYPS Character award
  • Leadership roles e.g. Prefects, Class Monitors, Subject Monitors etc

All the programmes planned by the Character & Citizenship Education Department ensures that by the end of 6 years in JYPS, every pupil will be able to:

*be able to distinguish right from wrong
*have learnt to share and put others first
*be able to build friendship with others
*have a lively curiosity about things
*take pride in their work and 
*have cultivated healthy habits 
*love Singapore