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Our Vision and Mission

At Haig Girls’, we aim to develop every Haig Girl to be a confident, creative and effective communicator. She will be able to use the English Language effectively as a means to explore and understand the world, and as a tool to express herself, thus contributing meaningfully to the society.

Our Approach


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We aim to build a strong foundation in our students through the implementation of a rigorous curriculum which focuses on the following skills:


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The curriculum encompasses the following programmes and approaches:

1) Extensive Reading Programme 


We recognize the importance of students reading widely. Avid readers are generally better speakers and writers. 

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Through the programme, we hope to grow in each of our students a love for books, and most importantly, a love for the language.

2) Learning Support Programmes


We support the learning of our Low Progress Learners who show inadequacy in their learning of reading and writing through the implementation of the following programmes:

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3) Whole School Approach to Oracy


One of the hallmarks of a confident person is her ability to communicate clearly and effectively. At Haig Girls’, we adopt a whole- school approach in the development of our students’ oral communication skills.

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4) Whole School Approach to Writing


We adopt a whole-school approach to writing by using a common language, our HGS Writing Goals, in every EL classroom. This approach has enabled us to develop effective writers who are able to connect intimately with their readers and express their ideas clearly.

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5) Talent Development Programmes 

     (i) Speech & Drama     (ii) Creative Writing


We talent-spot students who demonstrate a flair for drama and writing, and invite them to join our D3T2 Let’s Act and D3T2 Writing programmes. (D3T2: Discover, Develop & Dedicate Your Talent Time)

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