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Tamil Language

Department Goal
Engaged Learners. Effective Communicators.

Head of Department
Mdm Koo Hue Ling

Subject Head
Ms Palaniammal Murugiah

Programmes and Activities



Mother Tongue Fortnight Activities: 

A week of fun-filled activities to expose students to the Tamil Culture

Primary 1: Local Foods 

Primary 2: Masala Tea 

Primary 3: Puppetry 

Primary 4: Artwork – Kolum 

Primary 5: Mask Painting 





Primary 1 to 6 Traditional Games Day

To build students’ vocabulary through exposure to local games 

P3 Cultural Experience

An authentic experience of Tamil Language and Culture

Assembly - Deepavali Show

Objective: To inform / educate pupils about Deepavali Festival and Indian culture.

In-house Celebrity stopover: Motivational Talk by Speaker from SINDA


Reading / Oral  Programmes


1) Reading Programme (P2 / P3)

Objective: To develop students’ reading and oratorical skills.

2) Primary 6 Oral Programme 

Objective: To develop students’ reading and oratorical skills.

3) Silent Reading on Tuesdays and Thursdays (P1 - P6)

Objective: To encourage reading of Tamil books / articles so as to improve pupils' language competency.


Objective: To use ICT as a platform to enhance the learning of Tamil.


Learning Journey

Watching of Tamil performances/ theatres in conjunction with MT Fortnight week 

To inspire and motivate interest towards the Tamil Language and to instill the love for Tamil culture.

Primary 3: Avvai Drama

Primary 4: Learning Journey to Pongal Fair




2017 PSLE : 100 % passes in Standard Tamil / Foundation Tamil

Standard Tamil - A* & A : 75 %

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