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Secondary 3 Express and Normal Academic Subject Combination and Allocation 2020 Appeal Results

Dear Sec 2 Express and Normal Academic students, the results for the appeals can be viewed here. Please be informed that the outcome of the appeals is final.

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Dunearnites won Top Vanda Miss Joaquim Award 2019 in the Singapore Environment Council - StarHub School Green Award

Our school has been actively planning a wide range of environmental activities for both our students and staff to gain a better understanding of the environment and raise environmental awareness. There were numerous opportunities for our student Environment Champions to lead environmental projects within and beyond the school to reach out to our community and stakeholders. With the immense green effort, we are proud to achieve the Top Vanda Miss Joaquim Award 2019 in the Singapore Environment Council - StarHub School Green Award!

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Secondary 3 Express/ Normal Academic Subject Combination and Allocation 2020

To all Secondary 2 Express/ Normal Academic students, the results for the Secondary 3 Express/ Normal Academic Subject Combination and Allocation for academic year 2020 is available for viewing here.

If you wish to make an appeal, please refer to the instructions in the appeal forms here. All appeals will be processed on a case by case basis.

The deadline to submit appeals is 13th November 2019. Results for the appeals will be released on 15th November 2019.

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Dunearnites Won the 1st, 5th, 8th, 15th, 17th, 19th Placing (Top 30 and the Overall Best Team Award in the EDN Media Pena Emasku National Malay Essay Writing Competition 2019

The Malay Language unit participated in the Pena Emasku National Malay Essay Writing Competition 2019 organised by EDN Media Pte Ltd with the aim to instil level of confidence and critical thinking skills in our students as well as to sharpen their writing skills. 34 Dunearn students participated in this annual event. We are pleased to announce that Darshini Ram (4OP), Isnani Nurmaya(3SP), Alya Idora (3SP), Rabiatul Adawiyah (1RB), Nurul Hazimah(5RB) and Amirah Ainaa Binte Junai (4SP) did the school proud by being in the Top 30 and obtaining the 1st, 5th, 8th, 17th, 18th and 19th placing respectively. Our school also walked away with the Overall Best Team (School) Trophy by winning 31 Gold and 3 Silver Awards. Well done Dunearnites!

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Open House 2019

The family of Dunearn Secondary School (DSS) invites you to join us for our Annual Open House. Interact with our teachers and students as they share with you on the DSS programmes. Join our students ambassadors for a guided tour around our new up-to-date facilities and infrastructure. Watch performances by our students to find out more about the CCA you are interested in. Our Open House will be held on Saturday 16th November 2019 from 0900 - 1300h. Click on "Read More" for more information!

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Dunearnites won 2nd Runner Up in Interschool Food Science Competition

Three teams of fifteen students from Dunearn Science Ambassador Programme (SAP) and Health Ambassador Programme (HAP) participated in the Interschool Food Science Competition held at Republic Polytechnic on 28 Aug 2019.

During this competition, the teams are required to create a healthy nutritious food product and packaging for picky eaters from age 4 to 7. More than 20 teams from several STEM ALP schools took part in this competition. The teams spent a period of two months to develop and finalised their ideas and products.

We are proud to announce that the team comprising Jonathan Wong, Joan Yam, Nur Hannis, Rinis Boo and Nur Haryany emerged as Second Runner Up for the competition. Congratulations and well done team!

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Dunearnites Awarded the A*STAR Science Award

The A*STAR Science Award (Upper Secondary) is awarded to Singaporean students who have done well academically, as well as show a keen interest in Mathematics and Science.

Two Secondary Three students (Kyaw Lin Chan and Reuben Han) were conferred the award, and were invited to attend the A*Star Research Exposure Programme (REP) in June 2019.

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Dunearn Boys win bronze medal after penalty shoot-out!

Jalan Besar Stadium, Thursday, August 16, 2019 — Our C’Division Boys battled hard against Pasir Ris Secondary School (PRSS) to secure their bronze medal in the 3rd place playoff.

Click on Read More to find out how our boys score 3rd place and see the photos!

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Sports Fiesta 2019

Our inaugural Sports Fiesta took place on 8th August where students were treated to games that included Bubbleball, Kinball, Dart football, Giant bowling and target games. Staff and parents managed to join in the games and had fun too. The games revved up the national day celebration atmosphere in the school.

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Sec 1-3 End-of-Year Exam Schedules 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We wish to inform you that we will be conducting the Sec 1-3 End-of-Year Examinations from 2 to 14 Oct 2019.

A hard copy of the schedule and further details have been given to the students. You may also download the letter to parents and exam schedules under Forms and Documents.

Secondary 3 Express/ Normal Academic Subject Combination Allocation Exercise for Year 2020

To all Secondary 2 Parents and Students, please click here for more information on the subject combination allocation exercise for the academic year 2020. Please follow the instructions in the handout for parents to submit your choice of subject combinations online.

Teacher's Day Audition

We are looking for talented individual or group of students to perform for this year’s Teachers’ Day Concert. If you and your friends would like to show your appreciation to your teachers through your artistic talents, we want to see it!

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ECHA 2019

Nominations for Edusave Character Award (ECHA) 2019 are open from 29th Jul 2019 (Mon) to 8th Aug 2019 (Thu), 3pm. Please click here for more details.

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Co-Creating Singapore's Climate Action Week

2019 has been designated as the year towards zero waste by the National Environment Agency (NEA). This involves getting Singaporeans to reduce, reuse, and recycle more, to recycle right and to adopt lifestyle habits that minimize waste generation. 17 July to 23 July 2019 will be Singapore’s inaugural Climate Action Week.

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Malay Language Cultural Performance

On Saturday, 13 July 2019, a group of forty Malay Language students and three teachers had the privilege of watching a cultural performance entitled Melentur Buluh: KATA-KATA. Melentur Buluh: KATA-KATA is a contemporary dance performance which encapsulates the theme of ‘usage of words’.

 

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Sec 4 & 5 Prelim Exam Schedules 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We wish to inform you that we will be conducting the Sec 4NA/NT ‘N’ Level Preliminary Examination from 7 Aug to 21 Aug 2019.

The Secondary 4E/5N ‘O’ Level Preliminary Examination will be conducted from 28 Aug to 4 Sep 2019, and from 16 Sep to 20 Sep 2019.

A hard copy of the schedule and further details have been given to the students. You may also download the letter to parents and exam schedules under Forms and Documents.

Math and Science Week 2019

Each year, Dunearn Secondary School holds a thrilling week of Math and Science related activities which provide students with the opportunity to get hands- on and discover the joy of learning in Math and Science. The week started with a quiz challenge, with students answering a series of Math and Science related trivia questions. During the week, fun facts related to Math, Physic, Chemistry, Biology and Food Science were shared by the Science Ambassadors.

Students in Lower Secondary also participated in a series of learning experiences such as Bowling Trail, Escape Room activities, and Artec Blocks workshop on 2 April and 3 April 2019. These learning experiences enable students to better visualize, understand and apply concepts and skills of Science and Math in a fun and enjoyable manner for everyday use. Besides having fun, these activities also provided valuable lessons in teamwork.

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Secondary 2 Outdoor Adventure Camp

Recently the secondary two cohort went for their 4D/3N outdoor adventure camp at Sembawang's BB/GB Adventure Campsite. The camp was a good platform to promote class bonding, strengthens teacher-student relationship and also provided opportunities for our Dunearnites to lead one another through various tasks and challenges. The camp managed to inculcate the school values and develop social emotional competencies of self-awareness. Activities such as dragon boating, tent pitching, 3 different high elements and outdoor cooking provided an excellent avenue for ruggedness and appreciation for nature for our Dunearnites. Campers were awarded a camp tee and also a certificate of achievement. We are looking forward to our next camp in 2020!

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STEP Sunburst 2019

On the 23th of February, seven secondary three SAP students celebrated their successful completion of the STEP Sunburst programme and received their certificates. These students had contributed at least 100 hours in the form of science communication workshops and volunteering their knowledge at the Singapore Science Centre. We congratulate the students on their achievements.

 

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Design Thinking and Innovation Boot Camp 2019

The team of Dunearn Health Ambassadors participated in the Design Thinking and Innovation Boot Camp organised jointly by Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP, School of Design) and the Health Promotion Board on 19-20 March 2019. The team brainstormed ideas to address the problem statement of youths who smoke because they want to belong and be cool. They went through the design process guided by the lecturers from NYP and spent 2 days designing their prototype, working on the storyboard and filming for the video. They finally presented and delivered their ideas to a panel of judges. Their hard work paid dividends as they emerged as the winners for the “Most Implementable” design.

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