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Character First

Our Priority

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. (Aristotle)
In West View, we believe in paving the way for our pupils to excel and succeed. Through Start-It-Right Programme, we set the agenda for pupils to focus for the term and week - we set the tone, provide feedback and celebrate efforts. With the clarity of expectations and timely feedback, it becomes more evident that pupils give their best in pursuing excellence along the way.

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Ms Tang interacting with her pupils to set the tone for learning
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Pupils learning how to take their temperature

Our Core

What a child can do in cooperation today, he can do alone tomorrow (Vygotsky, 1962).
Social interaction plays an important role in the learning of a child, particularly character development. Through interactions, pupils co-construct knowledge and turn this into positive actions. In West View, we capitalise on this and add an element of fun through our Model Class Award (MCA), a termly award given to classes for their actions in the classroom and beyond.

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Enjoying an ice cream with fellow winners!
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MCA Winners went to watch The Gingerbreadman

Our Foundation

While a school teaches its pupils how to be part of a community, it has an important role to be one community itself (Dewey, 1900). In West View, we bring about the sense of community through our Values-In-Action Programme, where pupils create awareness, spread influence and call for action among their peers. This way, they become one another’s positive influence where their impact can be felt beyond themselves.

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Water rationing exercise planned and implemented by West Viewans




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Primary 4 pupil getting to know her Primary 1 buddy better
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West Viewans helping to sort donations for Salvation Army
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Primary 1 pupils learning the way to clean their own desk

Ultimately, West Viewans take pride in fostering self-directedness and discipline, turning knowledge into positive actions. West Viewans are anchored by core values to become exemplary individuals for themselves, their family and our Singapore.