Yuan Ching Secondary School

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Yuan Ching Secondary School
Jurong West, Singapore
Type Government
Established 1978
Session Single session
School code 3223
Principal Mrs Chuah-Koh Eng Ngoh
Enrolment 1,300
Colour(s) Orange, black, white, green

Yuan Ching Secondary School (abbreviation: YCSS) is a secondary school located in Jurong West, Singapore. It was established on January 1978 as a government-run, co-educational, integrated school with students choosing either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction. Mr Chou We Chuan was the founding principal. From 1978 - 1985, the school also functioned as a pre-university centre offering arts and commerce courses. The last batch of Chinese medium students graduated in 1987.

The school is given support by the School Advising Committee, the Parent Support Group and Yuan Ching Alumni as well as by the partnership with Taman Jurong Community Club, South West Community Development Council, Jurong West Neighbourhood Police Centre and MRT Station.


  • Classrooms with resource corners
  • Air-conditioned problem-based learning studio
  • Math/Science, English and Mother Tongue Language Resource Rooms
  • Innovation Labs
  • Robotics Labs
  • Wireless network
  • Audio-visual Theatrette
  • Dance and Music Studios
  • Outdoor performing arena
  • Eco-science learning and healing garden
  • Mini-vertical garden
  • Student Hub
  • Health and Fitness Gym
  • Indoor Sports Hall
  • Design and Technology Workshops
  • Design Studio

Co-curricular activities (CCAs)[edit]

Sports and Games

  • Netball, Basketball, Dragonboat, Soccer

Uniformed Groups

  • National Police Cadets Corp (NPCC), National Civil Defence Cadet Corps (NCDCC), Scouts

Performing Arts

  • Malay Dance, Chinese Dance, Indian Dance, Concert Band, English Literary Drama and Debate Society (ELDDS), Guzheng Ensemble

Clubs and Societies

  • Robotics, Environmental Club, Library, Art and Craft, Lion/Dragon Dance, Infocomm/Media Club (IDA)

Notable Alumni[edit]