Mission / Vision of Department
For student: To be a Critical and Inventive Thinker who embodies Dunman’s 5 fundamental values of Discernment, Discipline, Daring, Determination and Duty.
For staff: To be a learning facilitator and a leader of inquiry who has a strong commitment to continual improvement and ask questions that generate thought and movement forward as well as keeping learning relevant.
Programmes and Activities
All Secondary two students will be exposed to the Life Science Program and Science-ICCT Project work at the end of their Sec 2 curriculum.
Sec 2 Life Science Programme
The programme is specially designed to give students various aspects of Life Science, ranging from the basics on preparation of media for bacteria culture to forensics science DNA fingerprinting, and to higher level bioinformatics. The students do not only gain hands-on learning experience, but also deepen their knowledge and application of Life Science in the real world. The programme is conducted in the Life Science Centre in the school, which is a fully equipped facility with modern equipment and apparatus.
Sec 2 Science-ICT Project WorkIn this programme, students are given opportunities to learn programming language through the use of X-code or create apps to teach Science related concepts with the use Gamesalad or learning to use a 3D printer.
CompetitionsA range of competitions were offered to our students to stretch them cognitively. Students can sign for these competitions based on their strengths or interest or are nominated by the respective science teachers
Some of these competitions offered are:
- Singapore Biology
Chemistry Junior Olympiad
- Singapore Junior
- ICAS Science
- Australian National Chemistry Quiz
- IgnITE Challenge
- STAR Lecture
- CRADLE Work Experience Program (offered by Science Centre)