NCHS OPEN HOUSE - Frequently Asked Questions (Students)
1.I noted that Nan Chiau High School (NCHS) is a Special Assistance Plan (SAP) school. What is a SAP school?
SAP schools were established by the government to preserve the ethos of Chinese-medium schools and promote the learning of Chinese language and culture. Hence, we offer only Chinese and Higher Chinese Language to all our pupils in the school.
2. What is a PSLE cut-off point for NCHS?
It is 240, based on the aggregate range of 2014 Primary 6 pupils posted to the school in 2015. The PSLE aggregate range varies from year to year depending on the applicants and availability of places in the secondary school.
3. How many Express Classes will there be in Sec 1 2016?
Based on past trends, the school usually has 8 Express classes,
However, the number of classes for Sec 1 and the number of classes for each stream is decided by MOE and the school will only know the exact number of classes after the Sec 1 posting results.
4. What should pupils do if they have not been posted to NCHS after the posting results have been released?
Pupils may submit an appeal with photocopies of the relevant documents directly to the school for consideration. They will be placed on the waiting list.
5. Does the school offer Higher Mother Tongue and Music?
Yes, the school offers Higher Chinese and Music. Lessons are held in
the school during curriculum time.
6. How many CCAs are there in Nan Chiau High?
There are currently 28 CCAS in our school.
7. What are the facilities in this school?.
We do have adequate facilities for our students. Some of our facilities are also newly- built. For example, the 300 seats auditorium, park square and library are new. Our new gym room is also well equipped. We also have new CCA rooms for various CCAs.
8. What are the leadership development opportunities in this school?
We have many leadership positions in the school to offer opportunities for all students. Positions range from class- based such as Class Chairperson to school- based such as CCA leaders and student councillors. We also have our Falcons who are CCA leaders. In fact, school’s has Student Development Programme for Sec 1 to Sec 4.
9. Are there other streams in the school?
There will only be express stream offered.
10. Where is the nearest bus stop and LRT station?
The nearest bus stop is just outside the side gate, and the only bus that comes to this bus stop is 372, and it stops at the Sengkang Interchange. The nearest LRT station is Renjong, which about 5 mins walk from the main gate.
11. How is the canteen food like in NCHS?
The canteen provides a wide variety of food, ranging from Muslim, Vegetarian food to Japanese food. The prices are affordable and the food are well-liked by the students.
12. How many sets of uniforms are required?
Around 2 sets of uniforms and PE uniforms are recommended. Students will have 5 PE lessons in 2 weeks, so 2 PE uniforms should be adequate. In addition, thra is also optional Polo t-shirt that can be worn on Friday.
Please familiarise yourself with them.