On 7th April, Canberra Secondary school celebrated International Friendship Day (IFD). To show appreciation to our migrant friends for their contributions to Singapore, all Canberran staff and students came together to raise funds to buy breakfast sets for them. Some teachers and student leaders helped to give out the breakfast sets to the migrant workers in the morning. The migrant workers were pleasantly surprised by the simple act of compassion by the Canberran family.
During the morning recess programme, the Parent Support Group set up booths in the canteen, where students enjoyed various international delicacies. Thereafter, the commemoration of IFD continued through the CCE lessons for all levels. Students were reminded to appreciateSingapore’s relations with neighbouring countries and beyond. Moreover, they were also visually treated to a video where our international students and teachers shared about their experiences living in Singapore.
The aim of school-based MTL Week is to provide students with an environment conducive for the learning and usage of the various MTLs with as many opportunities as possible to experience how the MT languages can be applied as a living language.
Lunar New Year is one of the most important festivals on the lunar calendar as it heralds the beginning of a new year. To celebrate the spirit of the festival, the MTL department organised a series of activities aimed at increasing students’ knowledge about the Lunar New Year.
This year the Secondary 1 students discovered more about themselves and their peers through various activities during the Discovery Camp. True to its theme, “You Light Up My World”, Canberrans sang, cheered and even had their debut performance under the guidance of our Student Leaders as a mark of their initiation into the Canberran Family! Recognition was given to the best camper of each group and the best performance of the night. It was a successful camp as many went home with smiles and stories to share with their families.