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In CZ, we believe that instilling active citizenry in our pupils is important as part of CCE. With increasing globalization, challenges are inevitable.  As we face the next lap in nation building, active citizenry plays a part in maintaining our pride and love for the country. How can your child/ward be an active citizen here in Chongzheng Primary School? 

a)    Being an active participant in our National Education events such as Racial Harmony Day, National Day and our cultural celebrations.

b)    Being reflective of what they have learnt.

c)    Being aware of global issues and current affairs. 

Our tagline is ABC. What is ABC?

Appreciate - our country, its history and the peace and harmony that we enjoy.

Build Bonds – make friends with people of the same race or of other races and nationalities.

Contribute – share your experiences and stories with your fellow schoolmates.

 Heritage Gallery

 National Commemorative Days

Celebrating NE days and cultural celebrations enable our pupils to learn about our country and our multi-cultural origins. 

They will also learn and manifest the values that have enabled us to succeed as a country – the importance of unity and cohesion and racial harmony.

NE Commemorative Events 2020 

Total Defence Day

15 February 2020 (Saturday)

Schools are encouraged to commemorate on 14 February (Friday)





Theme: “Together We Keep Singapore Strong”

Singapore has remained safe and peaceful over the past 53 years because of the efforts of all Singaporeans. This is essentially Total Defence. Total Defence remains relevant because the threats faced today require all Singaporeans to step up and play their part. Our youth are encouraged to put Total Defence into action in their daily lives by reaching out to one another, forging new relationships and strengthening existing ones to keep Singapore strong and resilient because our greatest strength lies in the unity and resilience of our people.

International Friendship Day

10 April 2020 (Good Friday Holiday)

Schools are encouraged to commemorate on 9 April (Thursday) or any day in that week 




 Theme: “Beyond Borders”

As a member of a global community of nations, we continue leveraging Singapore’s geo-strategic position to facilitate even closer economic, political, social and cultural cooperation with our neighbours. It is important to develop our youth as global citizens who feel a sense of belonging and are committed to the vision of an integrated community.
 Racial Harmony Day

21 July 2020 (Tuesday) 






Theme: “Multicultural Singapore”

As Singapore progresses and we continue to shape our multicultural identity, it is important that we strengthen the collective identity of Singaporeans. Through encouraging our youth to cultivate strong relationships with diverse individuals and groups, we inspire them to take ownership of their roles in building a cohesive Singapore.

National Day

9 August 2020 (Sunday)

Schools will conduct observance ceremony on 7 August (Friday) 


Theme: Together a Stronger Singapore

The theme is a rallying call to Singaporeans to play our part to push forward and determine Singapore’s future, in spite of the difficulties and crises.

https://www.ndp.gov.sg/


  • Total Defence Day 
  • International Friendship Day 
  • Racial Harmony Day
  • National Day 
Festive Celebrations

  • Chinese New Year 
  • Hari Raya 
  • Deepavali