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Principal's Message

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Beatty Secondary is committed to building on the school’s legacy of educational excellence. Every child is important to us. Our key focus is to provide an all-rounded education for our students so that every child can experience success regardless of his or her starting point.  Another key focus is the building of relationships amongst all our students and staff, which is aligned with our school theme for 2017, Beatty: One School, One Family.    

Aligned with our mission to develop Beattyians of Character with a sense of Purpose and Passion for Life, the school makes Character Development of students a key focus. Beatty has a plethora of co-curricular programmes that provide great opportunities to imbibe sound values and develop socio-emotional competencies in our students. With Beattyians doing well in many of the Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs), which include the sports, performing arts and uniformed groups, it is evident that our CCAs offer a rich platform for students to develop confidence and hone their leadership skills.  Our Learning for Life Programme (LLP) is Beatty’s Leaders for Life Programme and is based largely on the Kouzes and Posner Leadership Challenge Model. Students will be brought to a higher level in citizenship and leadership through outdoor adventure camps and Values-in-Action programmes where students will be involved in various efforts in reaching out and helping the community, as well as in other leadership development programmes. There will also be opportunities for students to travel abroad on the school’s cultural exchange programmes to Japan, China and Vietnam.

Through our instructional curriculum and a wide array of programmes, Beattyians will develop a strong set of creative and critical thinking, and communication skills as well as a keen learning disposition necessary for our students to be able to meet the challenges of the 21st Century and be future ready. Our Applied Learning Programme (ALP) - Beattyians Think. Create. Innovate. - uses design thinking tools and processes to develop the students’ critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills, as well as teaching them how to apply these key skills in real-life contexts. In 2018, our ALP will align itself with Singapore’s push towards a Smart Nation, as we embark on equipping Secondary 1 and 2 students with digital literacy through basic programming (coding) to programme solutions for simple situations. Students are also given opportunities to be involved in various competitions, which provide exposure and challenge our young charges to develop cognitively.

At Beatty, we strive to give every Beattyian a rich and meaningful educational experience – one they will benefit from and cherish. My staff and I will work hard to realise our vision to develop our Beattyians to be Thinkers, Learners and Contributors with a Sense of Purpose and Passion for Life. I would like to invite our parents, School Advisory Committee, alumni, the community and other partners and stakeholders to join us in this meaningful endeavour to help our students attain their highest potential.

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Ling Khoon Chow