Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

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FAIRFIELD OPEN HOUSE 2014

Where YOU matter
Where we are committed to developing your personhood and wisdom. 
Where you learn commitment to your community with a heart of service.


 

Teachers’ Day Celebration 2014

Teachers’ Day is the day we thank all teachers who have selflessly guided us through our journey here in Fairfield. In line with this year’s theme ‘Superheroes’, the Student Council put together a concert filled with superb games and colourful decorations for the teachers on 4 September 2014.

 

The day kicked off with a runway to warmly welcome teachers to their respective seats and a video ‘Why You Should Thank A Teacher Today’, followed by a show-stopping band performance of a parody of the song ‘It’s Not Easy’ with lyrics. A second band consisting of secondary 3 students... 

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Clean Sweep of All Available Awards by FMS(S) Students in Safety Starts With Me Writing Competition 

The Safety Starts With Me Writing Competition, which is organised annually by the Workplace Safety and Health Council, aims to help everyone showcase their creative talents while paying attention to common everyday risks at work. Creative entries focused on the prevention of work accidents or injuries, or creating safety awareness, in alignment with the theme ‘A healthier workplace is a safer workplace’. 

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Andrew Ng - A Debater, Leader, and Excellent Student

Andrew showed great commitment in managing his roles in the Student Council, Debating and Oratorical Society and the Red Cross Youth and often went beyond what was expected of him. As Deputy Head Councillor, he oversaw the running of the Secondary One Orientation 2013 and council camps as well as various school events. As President of the Debating and Oratorical Society, he led the team...  

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Overcoming the Odds --- Gracia Leong

Gracia is an optimistic and creative student who strives to do her best in everything she does. As the Social Department Head of the Student Council, she was involved in the planning and execution of the Secondary One Orientation 2013 as well as various Council camps and school events. As the President of Journalism...

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Rino - A Dramatically Focused Student 

Rino was an active member of Fairfield Drama where he served as President in 2013 and was involved in the planning and execution of many drama performances. He also discharged his duties as a Student Councillor with pride and efficiency, and did his best in all assigned tasks. A confident speaker, Rino was the Master of Ceremony for the 2011 National Day Celebrations, and the emcee for the 2013 Multi-Ethnic Celebrations as well as the 2012 Sec 4/5 Thanksgiving Service. In all these events, he used his candour... 

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Student Leaders’ Investiture 2014

On 15 July 2014, the annual Student Leaders’ Investiture was held during the upper and lower secondary chapel services to officially recognise and affirm the student leaders who were stepping up to lead their respective CCAs and Student Council to greater heights, as well as to celebrate the previous batch of student leaders’ monumental contributions and service to the school.

 

For the first time in Fairfield’s history, the Student Leaders’ Investiture 2014 was organised and executed by the previous batch of student leaders. In preparation for...

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Fairfield’s 126th Founder’s Day Commendation Service 2014

Fairfield celebrated her Founder’s Day on 4 August 2014 in the Chen Su Lan Hall to commemorate the founding of our beloved school by Miss Sophia Blackmore in 1888. An upper secondary service was held first before the lower secondary students celebrated this special occasion.

 

The school’s chapel band led both staff and students in a time of worship to thank God for His shower of blessings on the school for the past 126 years. Everyone sang joyfully and enthusiastically in one voice as God’s presence filled the hall...

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National Day 2014

Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary) celebrated Singapore’s 49th birthday on 8 August 2014. Students and teachers were decked in red and white, wearing their patriotism on their sleeves to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Excitement was in the air as Fairsians gathered along the corridors of the school building, awaiting the parade held at the half netball court. The outstanding parade segment featured the different uniformed groups in the school, consisting of the Boys’ Brigade, Girls’ Brigade, National Cadet Corps (Land), National Cadet Corps (Sea)... 

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Fairfield Symphonic Band Clinches the Gold Award in National Band Competition

On 3 August 2014, the Fairfield Symphonic Band competed in the 5th National Band Competition (Division 2 category) at the Singapore Conference Hall, and clinched the most coveted Gold Award as well as achieved an overall second placing. These unprecedented sterling results were a culmination of the sheer hard work and sacrifice of the band members, band conductors and band teachers throughout the year. Even in the midst of Common Test preparation, the band members demonstrated much tenacity and resilience during their intensive trainings and rehearsals to conscientiously hone their skills.

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126th Founder’s Day Graduation and Thanksgiving Service

On 1 August 2014, the 126th Founder’s Day Graduation and Thanksgiving Service was held in the Chen Su Lan Hall. The Fairfield Choir kicked off this service with a brilliant rendition of a medley of songs, including ‘Wade in the Water’ and ‘The Prayer’, which was led by Student Conductor Steven Koe. Mr. Varian Cheong, a member of Fairfield’s Christian Ministry Staff, then led the Call to Worship, before Reverend Barnabas Chong gave the Opening Prayer.

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Fairfield Basketball’s ‘C’ Division Boys Finished Second in South Zone Basketball Championships 2014

In the recent Inter-School South Zone Basketball Championships 2014, Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary)’s ‘C’ Division Basketball team emerged as First Runner-Up. On their way to the finals, the ‘C’ division basketball team had defeated powerhouses like Raffles Institution and Peicai Secondary School.

 

On the day of the Inter-School South Zone Basketball Championships Finals, many Fairsians and parents...

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Fairfield Volleyball’s Achievements 2014

Fairfield Volleyball is a long-standing Co-Curricular Activity comprising 80 members who show true dedication and passion for the sport. This year, with grit and resilience, all our four teams performed outstandingly at the National Inter-School Volleyball Championships. During each rigorous training session, every team focused and persevered in perfecting their skills in preparation for their matches.


The ‘B’ Division boys displayed great determination in their match against Zhong Hua Secondary School...

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A Dramatically Spectacular Performance --- A Double Bill 2.0

Over the years, Fairfield English Drama has put up many successful performances such as ‘The Dancers’, ‘Radio Silence’, ‘Revolution’ and ‘How the First Letter was Written’.

 

Spurred on by our determination to match our previous performing standards, Fairfield English Drama members worked very hard for this year's May performance, A Double Bill 2.0. The plays performed by our very own actors and actresses were ‘Comeuppance of the Media’, written by Shehnaz Salim and directed by Rebecca Lee, and ‘Book Riot’ ... 

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Secondary 1 WHEEL Week

Fairfield is passionate about developing every student into an active lifelong learner and influential leader through the provision of a holistic, enriching, experiential and student-centred education, thus a plethora of exciting arts, aesthetics and cultural appreciation activities was specially planned to help the secondary one students to achieve personal mastery during this year’s Secondary One WHEEL Week, which was held between 19 and 23 May 2014.

 

The Bollywood Dance Session was one activity which students found really enjoyable and engaging...

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Chapelthon 2014

Chapelthon 2014 was truly a great experience, as God’s love reached out to so many people in the hall. The theme for this year was ‘Extravagant Grace’, which emphasised God’s saving and unending grace.

 

The evening started with a bang from the Alumni band led by Joy Sim! It was wonderful as everyone worshipped fervently and sensed God’s presence fill the hall, as hands and voices were lifted in awe of Him. Next, the student band and Christian Ministry Staff Mr Varian Cheong truly used their musical talents...

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Sec 2 Dover Block Party 2014

Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary) organised an annual block party held at Dover on 16 May 2014, which helped to foster closer bonds amongst residents in the Dover community and inculcate a heart of service amongst the secondary 2 students.

 

The students had dedicated much time and effort in ensuring the success of this meaningful block party, which included organising an exciting lineup of entertaining performances such as dances, songs and skits, as well as setting up a variety of game stalls to entertain the residents who attended the block party...

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Secondary 2 WHEEL Week 2014

The annual Secondary two camp that took place from 19 May to 22 May 2014 consisted of a plethora of diverse fun-filled activities meant to broaden the students’ horizons and to give them the unique experience of an outdoor adventure education.

 

After the boys pitched their tents and the girls cleaned their dormitories, the students gathered to officially begin the camp. On the first day, team building games and a poster making activity helped all groups to develop closer ties. First Aid talks were also conducted... 

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Fairfield Clinches the ‘B’ Division Squash Championships

On 24 April 2014, the Fairfield Squash Boys’ team did the school proud by winning and retaining the ‘B’ Division squash championships with the support of fellow teachers and schoolmates.

 

With a determined mindset, Ryan Liang won the first match against ACS (I) with a score of 3-1. Jerald Tan then dominated and clinched the second match, giving Fairfield a 2-0 lead. The fourth game saw Kojiro Tan from Fairfield breezing through the match to help Fairfield score an unassailable 3-1 lead over...

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FMS(S) English Language Week 2014

This year’s English Language (EL) Week, which was held from 7 to 11 April 2014, was aimed at developing Fairsians’ interest in English Language through a plethora of engaging and intriguing activities.

 

One of the most interesting activities, the Spelling Bee, thoroughly excited Fairsians who displayed their competitive spirit in the classroom. The contestants eagerly brooded over the positions of the various letters in the given words as they tried spelling a myriad of challenging words.

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Cross Country 2014

On 28 March 2014, the Fairfield family flocked to West Coast Park for our annual Cross Country. In line with the FIFA World Cup which is taking place in June this year, Fairfield invited Tanjong Pagar United’s marquee signing Monsef Zerka as our Guest-Of-Honour, who was very happy to answer questions posed by our emcees Ms Brenda Nio and Mr Teo Kian Wee, so as to provide an insight into his healthy lifestyle and to encourage us to stay fit and healthy. Furthermore, our Principal Mr Owyong encouraged us not to lead a sedentary lifestyle, and to exercise regularly. Before officially announcing the start of the race, our aesthetically talented Fairsians...   

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A willing heart and discipline - Alvina Adimoelja has both

Alvina is a humble and optimistic student who displays good leadership and organisational skills. She was part of the Red Cross Youth team who helped the unit to achieve the Excellent Unit Award (Gold) from 2011 to 2013. Due to her immense contributions and active participation, she was promoted to the rank of Senior Warrant Officer in 2013. She maintained the discipline...

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Genevieve Chew - An overachiever when it comes to perseverance and determination 

Genevieve is a far-sighted individual who sets high goals for herself and shows determination and perseverance in achieving them. An active member of the Girls' Brigade (G.B.), she was part of the team that did the school proud by attaining the Gold Award from 2011 to 2013 at the annual Uniformed Group Competition organised by G.B. Headquarters. In addition, Genevieve was involved in the G.B. National Drill Competition in 2011 where they also attained the Gold Award. Due to her significant contributions, Genevieve was promoted to become the Chairman of Girls' Brigade, where she was given the opportunity to hone her leadership skills...

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Brendan Loon – Excellent in Music and Studies 

Brendan is a highly motivated individual who is very focused on working towards his goals. Appointed as the Head of the Connect Department in the Student Council in 2012, Brendan was able to hone his leadership skills as he led his team in spearheading the Students’ Suggestion Scheme programme in school. Having a passion for music and as an active member of the Fairfield Symphonic Band, Brendan took part in various events and competitions. He was part of the team which helped the Band clinch the Silver Award at the Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Central Judging for Concert Bands in 2011.

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Chien Chuen Wee - A Disciplined Student 

Chuen Wee is an optimistic and creative student who strives to do his best in all tasks. As an active member of the school's Badminton Team, he represented FMS(S) in various inter-school competitions and came in second at the Singapore Badminton Association Singles Invitational (Under 17) in 2013. Owing to his valuable contributions and active participation, he was appointed the Vice-Captain of the team. He also served the school as a Health Ambassador in 2012 and 2013, where he assisted the teachers in disseminating health tips to the school population and also helped in organising several events which promoted healthy living... 

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Fairfield Achieves Excellent 2013 GCE O- and N- Level Results

On 13 January 2014, our Sec 4 Express and 5 Normal (Academic) students returned to FMS(S) to collect their GCE O- Level results. The day had finally arrived for them to receive their results; the Chen Su Lan Hall was filled with chatter and murmur as everyone was anxiously anticipating the release of his or her examination results.

 

Fairfield has once again done very well in the GCE O- Level examinations! 

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Multi Ethnic Celebrations 2014

This year’s Multi Ethnic Celebrations on 30 January 2014 was a feast for the senses, as students, teachers and staff alike dressed in colourful ethnic costumes and engaged in exciting performances that involved dance, music and song.

 

The day started off with the students trying their hands on different cultural crafts – the lower secondary painting Chinese masks and the upper secondary doing fan painting. Through these workshops, students were able to enjoy themselves greatly whilst being acquainted with the intricate crafts of the ethnic cultures...

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A Warm Fairfield Welcome for Our Secondary 1 Students in Orientation 2014

All FMS(S) secondary one students get to go through a fun-filled and enriching Orientation programme, which comprises three days of intense group activities aimed at helping all new students assimilate into the school culture and forge new bonds. This year’s programme was certainly no different.

 

The theme for this year’s Orientation was ‘Blank Canvas’. It expresses the hope that all secondary one students would experience a fresh start... 

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The Fairfield Hoodie

Be embraced by the warmth of the Fairfield hoodie – Limited Edition, while stocks last!  

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Joshua Jesudason – An Ex-Fairsian who Received the President’s Scholarship 2013 

Joshua Ebenezer Jesudason was one of only five people to receive the prestigious President’s Scholarship at the Istana, which recognises his outstanding academic and co-curricular records, character, and leadership potential. Now a Singapore Police Force Overseas Scholarship holder, he will study history and politics at Oxford University. In FMS(S), he was the Company Sergeant Major of the 33rd Singapore Boys' Brigade Company, and was presented... 

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A Refreshingly Revamped T- Zone for All

Our beloved T- Zone is open once again! After a year-long hiatus, the T- Zone will provide students with an even more comfortable and conducive place to hang out after school.

 

The teachers, students and parents got together on 5 September 2013 to participate in the T- Zone Re-opening Ceremony. The gloomy skies threatened to pour more rain down on us but the Lord blessed us with a slight drizzle that eventually subsided. As the school and other leaders held each end of the orange and yellow strings holding together the bunch of colourful balloons... 

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Peter Chong – An Ex-Fairsian who Won the Boys’ Brigade President’s Award

Peter Chong Ken Yang was presented the Boys’ Brigade President’s Award by President Tony Tan Keng Yam in 2013 for fulfilling the requisite proficiency tests and for meeting the rigorous requirements in leadership and community service for the past six years. In the Boys’ Brigade in FMS(S), Peter attained the rank of Warrant Officer, the highest rank a Boy can attain. During his service in the Seniors Program, he was presented the Senior Proficiency Award while he was in charge of the Administration and Welfare Portfolio...

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Claire Carter – An Ex-Fairsian who Became the President of the ACJC Student Council

Claire Carter was the Head Councillor of FMS(S) from 2011 to 2012, and is currently the President of the ACJC Student Council. A devoted Fairsian, she was also the Vice President of the Fairfield English Drama where she inspired them to attain the Gold with Honours Award at the Singapore Youth Festival 2011. She was also awarded the Humanities Scholarship under the guidance of Mr Ezal...

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Jarron Tham -- An Ex-Fairsian who Received the Lee Kong Chian Award

Jarron Tham received the prestigious Lee Kong Chian Award at his graduation ceremony in Temasek Polytechnic for being the top graduate from the School of Design. As a student, he was a Staff Sergeant in the 33rd Company of the Boys' Brigade.

 

How has the culture and environment in FMS(S) changed your perspective towards life and shaped you into the person you are today?

Fairfield has been in my family since my grandmother's generation...

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Carnival@Fairfield 2013

6 April 2013 marked the start of the most anticipated day of all Fairsians – the Fairfield Carnival, which takes place only once every 5 years!

 

From early in the morning, many students started setting up their stalls with their classmates and teachers, preparing a wide variety of games and mouth-watering delights before the crowd arrived.

 

Even a heavy downpour could not dampen the strong Fairfield spirit as the students, staff and even the alumni continued to work hard at their respective stalls. Their enthusiasm and determination...

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