This programme aims to develop our students to be ‘world-ready’ and ‘emotionally rooted’ thinkers, who are sufficiently bilingual with a strong understanding and appreciation of his/her own heritage and roots.
NCHS Bicultural Flagship Programme is a 4-year 3-tiered cultural programme, with tier 1 being the foundational broad-based programmes, tier 2 being an extension of learning, and tier 3 being the highest level of application of learning put to practice.
Students who have been selected for the SHHK-NCHS Bicultural Scholarship in Secondary 2 will be given the opportunity to take part in this exciting journey as the school’s Bicultural Ambassadors.
This scholarship aims to groom and nurture promising bicultural talents who are not only deep-rooted in their own cultural heritage, but also able to explore and appreciate the cultural diversity of other ethnic communities in and beyond Singapore.
Under this scholarship scheme, the Bicultural Ambassadors will be engaged in a wide spectrum of enriching activities and exciting opportunities, which have been lined up to enhance his/her bilingual skills and cross-cultural competencies.
The Bicultural Ambassadors will also get to receive other form of recognition and benefits which include:
Being accorded the status of Bicultural Ambassador of the school;
Subsidised Bicultural Study Trip to China during Secondary 2;
Subsidised Bicultural Study Trip to Taiwan during Secondary 3;
Will receive the one-off book prize of SGD200 in Secondary 3.
Please note that the renewal of the scholarship in the following year will be subjected to the students’ conduct, participation in our programmes and academic results in his/her Secondary 2.
Tier 1: All Secondary One students will also go through a fun and engaging puppetry module taught professional theatre teachers.
They will also attend a two-part topical module on the different aspects of the Chinese Culture.
This is presented in broad topical themes, with relevance drawn to our present times.
These include development of Chinese customs and traditions, Chinese mythology, cuisine, architecture, literature, movies and modern songs.