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Total Defence Day 2015

06 Feb 2015

6 February 2015

Dear Parents/Guardians

The school will be commemorating Total Defence Day on 13 February 2015, an annual event which marks the surrender of Singapore to the Japanese during World War 2. 

2015 marks 50 years of both Singapore’s independence and the formation of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). The theme this year, Our SAF : Giving Strength to Our Nation, recognises the contribution of the SAF to the nation and serves as a reminder to all Singaporean that the responsibility of defending Singapore lies not just with the SAF but also with all Singaporeans.

The Total Defence Committee has planned various activities for your child/ward to learn more about the significance of Total Defence.




2nd Feb (Mon) to

13th Feb (Fri)


Educate our Students :

Classroom Lessons


Teachers will conduct lessons on one of the five aspects of Total Defence during Social Studies. The five aspects of Total Defence (Military, Civil, Economic, Social and Psychological) help Singaporeans understand that doing something in every aspect of our society strengthens Singapore's resilience as a nation. 

6th Feb (Fri)


13th Feb (Fri)


Express our Gratitude :

My Special Tribute


Students are encouraged to write a tribute to someone in the family who has served or is currently serving in the SAF or has contributed to nation building.

Writing the tribute allows the students to identify people who have played their part in Total Defence and create awareness to others about people who have played their part in Total Defence.


Students will submit their tributes during recess on 13th Feb for them to be displayed.

13th Feb (Fri)

Experience their Hardships :

Crisis Experience


Students are encouraged to bring plain biscuits/bread for recess.


Fans in the class will be switched off between 8am and 10am.

The crisis experience will allow students to experience the hardships of war and treasure what they have now.

Thank you.


Yours sincerely,

Mrs Chaillan Mui Tuan