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Craft & Technology

Vision:
Innovative and Enterprising Deyians


Mission:
To groom Deyians to be focused and determined in realising their potential through a variety of platforms to make learning relevant and fun.


Our Department Philosophy

In Deyi, our Aesthetics and Craft Technology department comprises of Art, Drama, Music, Design and Technology, Nutrition and Food Science. The department aims to prepare our students for a balanced and quality lifestyle, developing their critical and creative thinking skills, their appreciation for Arts and design awareness, and making informed food and consumer choices that will help promote a healthy living and lifestyle. Through the focus on experiential learning in the diverse process of artistic creation, the Craft and Technology department crafted our programmes to enhance the students’ 21st century competencies of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management.



Our Curriculum

 

 

Art: 

To inculcate an inquiring mind for our students and develops their self-confidence to solve problems creatively, with an appreciation of the visual arts at different platforms. The curriculum provides opportunities for the students to express their ideas, thoughts and feelings through different visual and tactile mediums.

 

Lower Secondary Drama Programme:

To develop our students’ ability to empathise with a range of perspectives as they work in groups to devise scenes and embody different characters. Students are also given the opportunity to develop confidence and performative skills in order to clearly present ideas and perspectives through acting, as well as through critical appreciation of their peers’ performances.

 

Lower Secondary Music Programme: 

To develop our students in music appreciation and provide the platform for them to experience critical inquiry through music making. The curriculum provides students with informal practices where they are given the opportunity to mirror the way popular musicians learn and from there, developing the joy of learning and sense of ownership on their own using online resources.





Design and Technology:

To develop our students with the ability to solve real-life issues through empathy where they are able to generalise creative and innovative ideas. The curriculum will equip students with the Design Thinking Skills in ideation and development; traditional and digital sketching skills; 3D design and prototyping skills; and technological skills to handle common tools and equipment.

 

Nutrition and Food Science (Food and Consumer Education / Food and Nutrition): 

To equip our students with the knowledge about issues on food, health and nutrition so that they will learn to be appreciative about the diversity of food in different cultures. The curriculum will enable and engage students in making informed decisions and apply the right principles on food management, effective resource management and understanding the basics of consumer rights.

 

 

Key Programmes

1.    Art Lower Secondary Ceramic Programme

2.    Art Museum-based Learning Journey

3.    Music Lunchtime Concert (Jam Band)

4.    Music Around the World (Global Instrument) Post Exam Enrichment Programme

5.    Drama Aesthetic Assembly

6.    Elective Music for ABRSM Programme (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music)

7.    Elective Drama for Trinity Guildhall Exams Preparation (Trinity College London)