Can you imagine this is a school?

Yes! All these photos which you’ll see are taken in a very special school. Remember the school prize award night which I attended and cried? What you’re going to see are the works of the dedicated teachers, principals and staff at Northlight School. All these in hope to help motivate the children to work hard, play hard and excel. This is what I call a holistic education system.

There are two such recreation rooms within the two campus at Northlight School. These rooms are where students in the school go to after their lessons and CCA. One of the purpose of these rooms is to keep them within the school and off the streets.

One of the most important responsibilities for the teachers is to spend time understanding their students, counseling them, sharing experiences and guide them to the right path. And playing is one of the best way to do that isn’t it?


Teachers and students interacting through play.


There are Xbox, PS2, Gamecube and Wii consoles!

Besides these recreation rooms, there are many more special rooms that are used for education purposes. And here are a few of them which I visited…

A shop ran by students taking retail operations lessons

A hotel standard restaurant for training


Next to this are two professionally equipped kitchens where students learn how to prepare restaurant standard food, taught by professionals from Shatec.

And there’s even a hotel room!

Impressive huh? I salute to Northlight School!

If you would like to find out more about Northlight School, do visit their website.

6 Comments

  1. Cornflict
    Nov 27, 2008 @ 01:37:21

    I remember my days at northlight…

    I totally love the games room! Which other school has Xbox sitting around for you to play??! The other classrooms at the upper levels also have some things to play with, during class…

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  2. moby
    Nov 27, 2008 @ 09:57:45

    Wow! Kids are so lucky these days. Hope all those nice equipment is not the reason why education is so expensive these days. :D

  3. claudia
    Nov 27, 2008 @ 10:37:08

    @moby nono! surely not the reason why education is expensive. this is a special school for a special group of students. if u have a chance to visit the school, you’ll know why they have their recreation rooms. :)

  4. Bobo
    Nov 27, 2008 @ 10:43:02

    wow. Very nice!

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  6. Clarence
    Nov 21, 2009 @ 20:46:24

    I was just there earlier for a New Media exhibition. What a fantastic school, run by such great people.

    The students were admirable. Very inspiring. :)

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