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National Education

As part of a holistic education, NE develops national cohesion, cultivates the instinct for survival and instils in our students, confidence in our nation’s future. It also cultivates a sense of belonging to Singapore. NSS celebrates four NE events annually.

Total Defence Day

Northland Secondary School commemorated Total Defence Week by having a suite of activities to impress on Northstars that Singapore is worth defending, and we ourselves must defend Singapore. During the Learning Journeys, our Secondary 1 students learned more about emergency preparedness and our Secondary 2 students learned to appreciate Singapore as a Global Financial Hub. Our Secondary 3s went Singapore Discovery Centre and learned more about military defence and the Secondary 4s appreciated the importance of keeping  the social fabric strong. On Total Defence Day, our Northstars practised Civil Defence by going through a fire drill and also appreciated what they have by experiencing wartime food, food rationing and trying combat rations. 

International Friendship Day

Racial Harmony Day