Milestones

School Milestones

  • Moves into a holding site in West Coast Road
  • Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • Launches “No Different” campaign which aims to promote inclusion through the arts.

Set the “Longest Plate Spinning Rally” record in the Singapore Book of Records

  • Celebrates 10th Anniversary with first theatre production ‘Adventures in Oz’ in collaboration with ACSian Theatre (CCA group from ACJC)
  • Sets up the school-run café ‘Gopi-O’ in the canteen for vocational training
  • Sets up the Executive Committee of Parents Network (Parent Support Group)
  • First time sending a team of athletes to participate in international games
  • Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens (Greece)
  • Official opening of new purpose-built school building with Minister Lim Boon Heng as the Guest-of-Honour
  • Adopts the new school logo ‘Wings of Flight’ and new school uniform
  • Moves into new purpose-built school building with 350 students and 60 staff members
  • Organizes ‘Colours @ Istana Park’ a concert featuring performances from students of special schools
  • Holds first graduation ceremony in the school
  • Begins special education classes with 50 students and 7 teachers

School Achievements

MOE-SG Enable Innovation Award

  • Developing Expert Learners
  • MOE-NCSS Innovation Award
  • ‘Good Game Grace Orchard (G2GO)’
  • A school-wide programme using an evidence-based approach in promoting positive behaviours
  • MOE-NCSS Innovation Award
  • “Transdisciplinary Approach to Special Needs Workplace Education – Teacher Childcare Aide (TCCA)”
  • MOE-NCSS Innovation Award
  • ‘Career Guidance Fair’ project
  • MOE-NCSS Innovation Award
  • ‘Authentic Learning of Soft-skills’
  • MOE-NCSS Innovation Award
  • ‘Reaching Excellence through Circus Arts’ (RECA) – a school performing arts group

Staff Achievements

MOE-SG Enable Promising SPED Teacher Award

  • Ms Gurprit Kaur D/O Paramjee Singh

LEAP Award (Listening Educator for Advancement and Progress Award)

  • Ms Nancy Neo

MOE-NCSS Outstanding SPED Teacher Award

  • Ms Tamil Selvi

LEAP Award (Listening Educator for Advancement and Progress Award)

  • Ms Hasnira Bte Talib

MOE Masters Scholarship in Special Education (Overseas)

  • Ms Esther Kwan

MOE-NCSS Outstanding SPED Teacher Award

  • Ms Esther Kwan

MOE Masters Scholarship in Special Education (Local)

  • Ms Tamil Selvi

MOE Masters Scholarship in Special Education (Overseas)

  • Ms Prathibah Pillai

MOE-NCSS Outstanding SPED Teacher Award

  • Ms Hannah Lee