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National Education Social Studies (NESS)

National Education

National Education forms part of the schoolís citizenship education programme. In line with the 21st Century Competencies framework, our key mission is to nurture rooted and resilient citizens who are ready to take on future challenges and have a strong civic consciousness in playing an active role in bettering the lives of others around them.  

The four core events are:

  1. Total Defence Day
  2. International Friendship Day
  3. Racial Harmony Day
  4. National Day 

Social Studies

The Social Studies syllabus aims to provide students with a basic understanding of historical, geographical, economic and sociological knowledge at the primary level. As an integral part of instruction, there should be continuous assessment of studentsí learning throughout the programme. In BGPS, students will be assessed through both formal and non-formal modes of assessment. Learning Journeys are also an integral part of BGPS NE & SS programme. It aims to extend and enrich the educational experience of our students. Learning Journeys will also broaden the mental horizons of our students and contribute to their holistic development. 

LevelLearning Journey
P1LJ to Singapore Zoo
P2LJ to Jurong Bird Park
P3 LJ to Hydroponics Farm 
P4 LJ to Kampong Glam
P5 LJ to Chinatown 
 P6LJ to Little India