Deyi Secondary School

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Deyi Secondary School
Sekolah Menengah Deyi
Deyi logo.png
1 Ang Mo Kio Street 42, 569277
Ang Mo Kio
Type Government-aided
Motto Dedication & Integrity
Established 1981
Session Single
School code 3228
Principal Ms Lim Ai Poo
Enrolment approx. 1090
Colour(s)  Blue   White   Yellow 

Deyi Secondary School is a government mixed secondary school located in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore.

Founded in 1981, Deyi Secondary School is remarked for its Niche Development in Performing Arts.[citation needed]


Deyi Secondary School was founded in 1981 as Teck Ghee Secondary School with a pioneer batch of 786 students.[citation needed]


Name of principal Years served
Mr Wu Tat Huan 1980 - 1982
Mr Choy Say Chin 1982 - 1990
Mdm Goh Hwee Choo 1991 - 1995
Mdm Helen Choo Chien Chen 1995 - 1997
Mdm Ester Mok 1997 - 1999
Mr Yap Wah Choo 1999 - 2003
Mdm Grace Chua 2003 - 2009
Mrs Linda Chan 2009 - 2015
Mrs Lim Ai Poo 2016 - Present

Identity & culture[edit]


Dedication & Integrity

Academic information[edit]

Being a government secondary school, Deyi Secondary School offers three academic streams, namely the four-year Express course, as well as the Normal Course, comprising Normal (Academic) and Normal (Technical) academic tracks.

O Level Express Course[edit]

The Express Course is a nationwide four-year programme that leads up to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE Ordinary Level examination. [1]

Academic subjects[edit]

The examinable academic subjects for Singapore-Cambridge GCE Ordinary Level offered by Deyi Secondary School for upper secondary level (via. streaming in secondary 2 level), as of 2017, are listed below.[2]


  1. Subjects indicated with ' * ' are mandatory subjects.
  2. All students in Singapore are required to undertake a Mother Tongue Language as an examinable subject, as indicated by ' ^ '.
  3. "SPA" in Pure Science subjects refers to the incorporation of School-based Science Practical Assessment, which 20% of the subject result in the national examination are determined by school-based practical examinations, supervised by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board. The SPA Assessment has been replaced by one Practical Assessment in the 2018 O Levels.[3]
Sciences Language & Hunanities Arts & Aesthetics
  • Additional Mathematics*
  • Mathematics*
  • Physics (SPA)
  • Chemistry (SPA)*
  • Biology (SPA)
  • Science (Combined)
  • English Language*
  • English Literature
  • Mother Tongue Language* ^
  • Higher Mother Tongue Language
  • Geography
  • History
  • Combined Humanities (Social Studies & another Humanities subject at elective level)*
  • Art
  • Design & Technology
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Music

Normal Course[edit]

The Normal Course is a nationwide 4-year programme leading to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE Normal Level examination, which runs either the Normal (Academic) curriculum or Normal (Technical) curriculum, abbreviated as N(A) and N(T) respectively. [4]

Normal (Academic) Course[edit]

In the Normal (Academic) course, students offer 5-8 subjects in the Singapore-Cambridge GCE Normal Level examination.Compulsory subjects include: [5]

  • English Language
  • Mother Tongue Language
  • Mathematics
  • Combined Humanities

A 5th year leading to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE Ordinary Level examination is available to N(A) students who perform well in their Singapore-Cambridge GCE Normal Level examination. Students can move from one course to another based on their performance and the assessment of the school principal and teachers. [4]

Normal (Technical) Course[edit]

The Normal (Technical) course prepares students for a technical-vocational education at the Institute of Technical Education. [5] Students will offer 5-7 subjects in the Singapore-Cambridge GCE Normal Level examination. [5] The curriculum is tailored towards strengthening students’ proficiency in English and Mathematics. [5] Students take English Language, Mathematics, Basic Mother Tongue and Computer Applications as compulsory subjects.[5]

Co-curricular activities (CCAs)[edit]

Deyi Secondary School has a significant Co-curricular Activities (CCA) programme, with a total of about 18 CCAs, consisting of visual & performing arts group, uniformed groups and sports & clubs.[citation needed]

The school's performing arts have earned top places in several inter-school competitions, which includes the Drama Club, Movement and Dance, School Band (Military) and Choir.[citation needed]

The School Band (Military) has won the Gold with Honours, Best Drum Major and Best Display Band of the Year in 2008 and 2010.[citation needed]

List Of Co-Curricular Activities offered by Deyi Secondary School:

Visual & Performing Arts Group Uniformed Groups Sports & Clubs
Art Club Girl Guides Badminton (Boys)
Choir National Cadet Corps Land (NCC Land) Basketball (Girls)
Drama Club National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC) Volleyball (Boys)
Movement & Dance (M&D) St John Brigade Football (Girls)
School Band (Military) Track & Field (Boys & Girls)
Outdoor Activities Club (ODAC)
Cabin Club
Information Technology Club (IT Club)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Express Course Curriculum". Retrieved 2017-09-14. 
  2. ^ "School Information Service". Ministry of Education, Singapore. Ministry of Education, Singapore. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "GCE O-Level Syllabuses Examined in 2018". Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB). Retrieved 2017-04-16. 
  4. ^ a b "Secondary School Courses". Retrieved 2017-09-14. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Normal Course Curriculum". Retrieved 2017-09-14.