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Applied Learning Programme

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First Row (top) from left:
Mdm Long Miaw Ying Jennifer, Ms Hazel Chan Lay Mun, Ms Teo Shu Ting Cheryl, Ms Elaine Lew Yi Ling, Ms Gan Seow Ling, Ms Goh Ho Laye

Second Row (bottom) from left:
Ms Tong Jinyi, Ms Preetha Balagi, Ms Katherine Chua Cheng Bee, Mrs Jayaraman Chitra

Curricular Objectives

The Westwood Primary Positive Design Applied Learning Programme seeks to develop pupils’ critical and inventive thinking, as well as social awareness as they create designs that value-add to their communities.

Overview of Positive Design Applied Learning Programme


P1 & P2
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  • Create toys for collaborative play
  • Develop connections and build trust with peers and teachers
  • Adopt a joyful attitude towards school-life

P3 & P4

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  • Create alternative equipment or pathways that would allow all community members to be engaged
  • Respond to differing needs of society
  • Click here to view the P3 and P4 Design and Innovation Workshop 2021 on Automata.
P5 & P6
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  • Design a product or programme aimed to encourage a particular virtuous behaviour
  • Understand the need to value long-term gains over short-term enjoyment, as well as the notion of sustainability.

P3 to P5 Project Work

P3
  • Create an infographic poster to promote kindness and prevent cruelty to animals.
  • Click here to view the infographics created by 2021 and 2020 P3 pupils:
2021:

2020:
P4
  • Create a product that help meet the need and improve the lives of a targeted group of people in our community.
P5
  • Design and create a product that help meet the need and improve the lives of a targeted group of people in our community

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Maker Education@Westwood

Maker Education encourages independence and creative problem solving, and an authentic preparation for the real world through simulating real-world challenges. In Westwood, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) is used for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking.

Recess@Makerspace

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Maker Fiesta

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ALP & Maker Education Team

Mdm Jennifer Long (HOD Science)
Ms Hazel Chan (HOD Aesthetics)
Ms Cheryl Teo (SH Project Work)
Ms Elaine Lew
Ms Gan Seow Ling
Mdm Goh Ho Laye
Ms Tong Jin Yi
Mrs Tan-Nai Li Hua
Ms Ang Hwee Chin
Ms Katherine Chua
Mr Dexter Sim
Ms Viroshini
Ms Koh Kah Neng