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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.

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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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Mid-Year Examination Schedule 2019

Dear Parents / Guardian,

The Mid Year Exam Schedule has been distributed to the students on 8th March 2019, soft copies of the schedule are available here. Do work with your child/ward on planning for his/her revision. Thank you.

Junior Student Councillor (JSC) Self Nomination

Dear students,

If you would like to be considered for the role of a Junior Student Councillor (JSC), do fill up all required fields in this form here.

Deadline for submission is Friday, 22 Feb 2019, 5 PM.

Incomplete or late submissions will not be accepted.

We look forward to your responses.

- DSS Student Leadership Committee

Budget Quiz 2019

Secondary 4/ 5 Meet The Parents (MTP) Session Information

Dear Parents,

The Secondary 4/ 5 Meet The Parents session information slides are now available for viewing and download here

Release of 2018 GCE O-Level Examination Results

On Monday, 14 January 2019, Sec 4E and 5N Dunearnites received their GCE O-level results. The school would like to take this opportunity to thank the parents who came down to support their children. It has been a great journey with this batch of students who have graduated and congratulations to all students who have performed above their expectations! We wish them all the best in their future endeavours after their 4-5 years of education in Dunearn!

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