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Tamil Language

Department Goal

Engaged Learners. Effective Communicators.


Head of Department

Mdm Koo Hue Ling

Subject Head

Ms Palaniammal Murugiah

Programmes and Activities



Mother Tongue Fortnight Activities / Inquiry Based Projects (IBL) 

Theme: Hawker Culture

2 weeks of language / cultural activities to inculcate the love and interest in the learning Tamil Language through food related activities.


P4 Language/Cultural Camp

A half day camp to inculcate interest in the learning of Tamil Language through language and cultural activities.


Assembly - Deepavali Show

Objective: To inform / educate pupils about Deepavali Festival and Indian culture.


Enrichment Programmes


  • P3 Story Telling Workshop
  • P5 Folk Song Creation Workshop




Reading / Oral  Programmes


1) Pre-Assembly Oral Programme (P4 / P5 / P6)

Objective: To develop students’ reading and oratorical skills.


2) Silent Reading on Tuesdays and Thursdays (P1 - P6)

Objective: To encourage reading of Malay books / articles so as to improve pupils' language competency.






Objective: To use ICT as a platform to enhance the learning of Malay.


Learning Journey

Watching of Tamil performances/ theatres in conjunction with MT Fortnight week

To inspire and motivate interest towards the Malay Language and  to instil the love for Tamil culture.





Briefing for P1 parents – New Syllabus: Cekap

To create awareness among parents of the new components in the  new P1 Tamil syllabus


Parent Workshop



2014 PSLE : 100 % passes in Standard Tamil / Higher Tamil / Foundation Tamil

Standard Tamil - A* & A : 87.5 %

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