Craft and Technology
Mr Law Wei Ming, Kelvin
HOD Craft & Technology
Design & Technology
Mr Faizal Bin Abdul Aziz
Subject Head, Art
Ms Aishah Lidon
Nutrition & Food Science
Mr Nar Soon Keong
Design & Technology
Ms Nadirah Binte Yusnaini Wahid
Nutrition & Food Science
Ms Angelene Ho
Mr Mohammad Azri Bin Kasmanni
Contract Adjunct Teacher
Mr Faizal Bohari
Nutrition & Food Science
Food & Consumer Education
General Art Programme
- Visual Arts @ Lower Secondary
- ‘NT’ Level Art @ Upper Secondary
- A JWSS Distinctive Programme ‘O’ Level Art @ Upper Secondary
- Lower Secondary
- fosters students’ sense of identity, culture and place in society;
- builds students’ capacity to critically discern and process visual information, and communicate effectively in the 21st Century; and
- expands imagination and creativity.
- enjoy art,
- communicate visually, and
- make meaning through connecting with society and culture.
From observing to inquiring
From creating to innovating
| Appreciate |
From connecting to responding
Design & Technology
- Design & Technology
- develop an awareness of design in the made-world;
- develop an appreciation of function;
- aesthetics and technology in design;
- develop basic design thinking and communication skills;
- experience the process of realising design through making; and
- think and intervene creatively to become autonomous decision makers.
- Structures – supporting systems designed for minimal movement
- Mechanisms – movement systems designed to transfer and control physical movement and forces from one point/direction to another
- Electronics – control systems designed to sense, process and control via electrical signals.
T & L Framework:
Nutrition and Food Science
- Food & Consumer Education (FCE) @ Lower Secondary
- Food & Nutrition (FN) @ Upper Secondary
- understand the importance of nutrition for long-term health;
- apply basic principles of consumer education;
- apply basic financial principles for everyday decision making and planning;
- appreciate and develop an understanding of food, nutrition and trans-cultural awareness in the global context;
- nurture and develop critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity, a spirit of enterprise, innovation and aesthetic awareness; to make informed and discerning food and consumer-related decision;
- develop positive attitudes and values for the well-being of the community (families and society); and
- demonstrate effective and responsible use of resources for the individuals and the community.
- develop candidates’ understanding of the concepts of nutrition and meal planning;
- develop candidates’ understanding of the link between diet and health;
- develop candidates’ understanding of the principles of food science; and
- equip candidates with the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions concerning food and nutrition.
|Core areas of study|
1. Food studies
2. Consumer studies
|Elective module||1. Nutrition & Food Science|
2. Food Entrepreneurship
3. FCE & The Community
|Japan International High School Arts Fest||Participation||2019|
|D&T Awards 2019||Creative Innovation Award||2019|
|Feed My Trashemon||1st Place||2021|
|Quick Links to the other Activities|
|Design & Technology||Nutrition and Food Science|
|FEED MY TRASHEMON’ SCHOOL COMPETITION 2021 - Gan Jing Wen (JWSS) 1st Place|
JWSS students took part in the ‘Feed My Trashemon” nation-wide art competition. Organized in 2021 by the Public Hygiene Council (PHC) in collaboration with Ministry of Education (MOE), the competition aims to inspire our youth to be custodians of our environment. The competition was intense with high standard of entries submitted. We are very proud to see our students facing up to the challenges, applying what they have learn in Visual Art, and eventually came up tops. The entry by Gan Jing Wen of 1 Passion (2021) achieved first place!
On 24 April 2022, Jin Wen’s winning design was realised in a physical form and unveiled at the Keep Clean, Singapore! 2022 event organised by PHC. Jing Wen also received her prize from the Guest-of-Honour Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, during the event. Together with the other winning entries, her design would be exhibited at various satellite events around Singapore and will eventually settle in JWSS by July 2022. Well done, Jin Wen and all JWSS students who have submitted!
On 24 February 2020, we had the privilege of inviting Ms Adelene Stanley who is a dancer, choreographer, teacher & movement director. Ms Stanley shared about her vision, passion and valuable experience as a dancer in Singapore. Students were able to have a deep conversation about other important aspects such as healthy living, entrepreneurship and joy of learning for the students!
Ms Adelene Stanley sharing her dance experiences on the international stage
Jack & Rai: Storytellers Through Song
As part of the end-of-year post-examination activities, we invited popular local duo, Jack & Rai, to share with the Secondary Three cohort, their musical journey and songwriting tips. The students were entertained with original songs performed by the duo through a YouTube live streaming session. After learning more about the basic structure of a song and, students were able to express their creativity by incorporating the theme of chicken rice in Dick Lee’s iconic song, ‘Home’.
Jack & Rai engaged the audience through a YouTube Live Stream
Students were actively involved in the workshop and posed questions via a Google Form
|Gallery Learning Experience @ Dragon Kiln
As part of our Art Talent Development Programme, our secondary two students were engaged in a Gallery Learning Experience @ Dragon Kiln where they learn more about ceramics and interact with clay making at one of two dragon kilns remaining in Singapore.
Peer-Led Guide Training @ Singapore Art Museum (SAM)
As part of our Art Talent Development Programme, our secondary two students attended the Peer-Led Guide Training @ SAM where they were equipped with contemporary art knowledge and public speaking skills. This programme will not only assist in enhancing students’ self-confidence and communication skills, but also give them practice in answering questions from the guided group; peers or students from other schools.
Gallery Learning Experience @ Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI)
Our secondary two students from the Art Talent Development Programme were engaged in a Gallery Learning Experience @ STPI, where the experience heightens their visual arts appreciation through Guided Tour and Special Hands-on Exhibition Workshop on Mono Print & Stencil Screen Print.
Destination Imagination National Tournament 2019
On 1 April, a team of 7 Secondary two students from the Art Talent Development Programme participated in the Destination Imagination National Tournament which provides opportunities for participants to think creatively, take risks and work together to solve common problems.
We are pleased to announce that the team achieved the 1st Runner Up for Middle Level in the Fine Arts Challenges titled “Vanished!” for this tournament.
An Inquiry-based Learning Journey to IKEA (7 April 2022)
On 7th April 2022, our Sec 3 D&T students were at IKEA Alexandra for an inquiry-based learning journey. Students evaluated the home products through research and groupwork, analysing how the product designs are affected by the User, Environment and Function.
Learning about product features through the product label.
Inquiry Learning Activity
the 16 May 2019, our D&T
students went on an Inquiry Learning Activity @ Ikea Tampines. The objective is in line with our school’s JWSS
Pedagogy of “Arousing Curiousity,
Facilitating Discovery and Enabling Insight”.
D&T Awards 2019
The annual D&T Awards is organised by the Design & Technology Educators Society (DTES) and given out annually to student designers for their outstanding design work. This year, it attracted over 341 entries from 45 schools, of which 56 entries from 24 schools were shortlisted for final evaluation by the panel. Zin Lin Htet from 4E1’18 was recognized and awarded the D&T Awards 2019 under the Creative Innovation category.
Shapable Photo Frame is a product that allows user to use it as a multi-shape mobile photo frame or props for photo taking. The form of the product was inspired by attractive shapes in nature i.e. flowers.
|W3 Cluster Culinary Competition
6 F&N students recently participated in this year’s W3 Cluster Culinary Competition held at Westwood Secondary School on 19 October 2019. The theme was “Local Dish with a Twist.”
competition aims to promote the joy of learning in an out of classroom
environment by inspiring students to innovate and use their creativity in
creating and presenting dishes based on the theme.
Through their perseverance and ingenuity, our JWSS students did the school proud with some accolades:
- Baylene Pang and Chloe Goh (3E4) – Bronze Award (Sticky Mango Dumpling)
- Arman and Muhaimin (3N3) - 1st Consolation Award (Saffron Infused Roti Jala with Meatball in Bonesteak Sauce)
- Nadiah and Iffah (3E4) – Paricipated (Chilli Crab Croquette)