Orchid Park Secondary School
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|Orchid Park Secondary School
Sekolah Menengah Orchid Park
|10 Yishun Street 81
|Motto||Onward and Persevere|
|Established||January 4, 1999|
|School district||North Zone N6 School Cluster|
|Authority||Ministry of Education, Singapore|
|Principal||Shawal Bin Hussin|
|Colour(s)||Green and Yellow|
Orchid Park Secondary School begun its operation in January 1999 on the premises of Woodlands Ring Secondary School with a staff of 16 and a student population of 360. The school moved to its current premises at 10, Yishun Street 81 on 13 September 1999. The official opening of the school took place on 21 April 2001, led by Dr. Tan Boon Wan, Member of Parliament for the Ang Mo Kio GRC.
It was decided that a grand arts event be held every three years. Arts Panache I on the theme 'Love and Peace' was held on 3 April 2004, and Arts Panache II, a musical entitled 'Club Soul', took place on 13 and 14 April 2007. On 13 April 2002 the Art Gallery was opened, featuring art pieces by pupils.
The school's first venture into business enterprise, the Art Rock Cafe, was officially declared open on 13 April 2002. It is a business run by pupils after school hours. To provide more opportunities for pupils to develop entrepreneurial skills Le Shoppe was opened on 8 April 2005. Another manifestation of business enterprise in the school is The Wardrobe, equipped with period and dance costumes available on-line for loan to other schools.
|Principal Name||Years Served|
|Mr Low Eng Kee||1999 - 2007|
|Mrs Helen Tan-Lee||2008 - 2013|
|Mr Shawal Bin Hussin||2014 – |
Orchid Park Secondary School offers the following extra-curricular activities (termed Co-curricular Activities in Singapore).
- Boys' Brigade (BB)
- Girls' Brigade (GB)
- National Cadet Corps (NCC)
- National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)
- National Civil Defence Cadet Corps (NCDCC)
- Joaquim Chorale
- Dance Club
- Drama Club
- Wind Orchestra
- Guitar Ensemble
Clubs & Societies
- Art Club
- Environmental Club