Learning for Life Programme
The Learning for Life Programme at YCKSS aims to give all students an enriching experience and to foster excellence in the creative arts through Arts, Media and Design (AMD) Programme. This programme not only raises the level of arts appreciation and knowledge, it develops character as students persevere to learn new skills and work in teams with fellow peers. It also provides an avenue for self-expression, character building and the development of important social-emotional skills to thrive beyond the secondary school years.
Objectives of the programme
Our AMD Programme aims to:
The AMD Programme
The AMD Programme is a structured and progressive two-year programme.
Talent Development Programme
In Secondary Two and Three, students who are keen can further hone their talents and skills through our Talent Development Programmes via interest groups, master classes, enrichment and relevant Advanced Elective Modules.
Direct School Admission (DSA)
Successful DSA applicants through AMD are expected to enrol in the relevant performing arts and media-related CCAs to help develop their talents progressively. The students will be involved in performances, workshops with arts practitioners and competitions in order to gain greater exposure and hone their skills. They also attend a variety of external performances so as to develop their critical understanding of the art form.
Arts, Media & Design Related CCAs
Key Personnel IC: Ms Kelly Cho (YH US) [ext 205]
|Music Rock & Pop
||Short Film Production
|Design for a Playground||Interior Design for a Cafe|
|Interior Design for a Cozy Cafe||Interior Design for a K-Pop Cafe|
|Soccer Frenzy||Next Door Cafe|
Outstanding Student Award (AMD 2018)
Each year, 5 individuals from each of the 5 modules will be awarded the Outstanding Student Award. These students are awarded for being positive role models to their peers in their pursuit to hone their craft in Arts, Media and Design.
2018 Secondary 2 Cohort
- Nur Fae'iqa Ruqayyah Binte Abdullah (Class 2E2) for Modern Dance
- Liu Chang Bo (Class 2E2) for Drama
- Dacanay Norvin Cj Marc Gongon (Class 2A1) for Music (Rock & Pop)
- Jensen Lee Ming Heng (Class 2E2) for Short Film Production
- Huang Zihang (Class 2E2) for Interior Design
Students will be get to watch local and international productions and appreciate how the synergy and collaboration between the various modules they have learned through AMD can create a stage production:
Production in 2108:
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time @ Esplanade Theatre
- Julius Caesar: Shakespeare in the Park @ Fort Canning Park
- The Lion King Musical @ Marina Bay Sands Theatre
Upcoming productions in 2019:\
- Matilda The Musical @ Marina Bay Sands Theatre
|Play at the Esplanade||Julius Caesar|
|Shakespeare in the Park||The Lion King Musical|
|The Lion King Musical|
- Transformative Arts Programme (TAP) (Secondary 1 & 2)
|Beautiful work of art
||Self-portrait using paper cutting technique
|Spreading positively through arts||Teaching the public how to create pebble art|
|Creating their masterpiece||Transformative Arts Programme|
|Yellowren Arts Festival|
- Mixed Media Art at Gilman Barrack (Secondary 3)
|Creativity in process
|Presenting their artwork using bubble technqiue||Clay Art - Baby elephant|
- Metal Tooling (Secondary 3)
YCKSS Showtime! gives students the opportunity to showcase their talents and interest in the performing arts. In a casual and relaxed setting, students perform to their peers a variety of song and dance items ranging from K-Pop dance and rock band performances to solo dance and solo vocal rendition.
Sec 2 AMD Showcase
The Sec 2 AMD Showcase is a culmination of the learning of the Arts, Media and Design modules throughout the year. Students perform an assembly show for the whole school through their song, dance and drama performances. Students from Short Film Production and Interior Design will also showcase their work and explain to the audience their creative process and what they have learnt.