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  • The IRS has been a cornerstone in the GEP enriched curriculum for many years. It is an independent research project based on pupils' personal interests. It aims to develop in pupils library research skills, inquiry skills, learning-how-to-learn skills as well as written, oral and visual communication skills. It offers pupils the opportunity to pursue a self-selected real-life problem like a "practising professional" would.
  • The P4 GEP pupils are introduced to research and formally taught research skills and processes. When these pupils go to P5, they are expected to apply and internalize their research skills and knowledge of research through experiential learning – completing a research project of their interest.


IRS exhibition at RP

ISO Exhibition 2016 & science demonstration by prof sow(from nus)


The P4 Inquiry Skill (IS) curriculum focuses on teaching the pupils foundational knowledge and skills for doing mini-research projects. The knowledge and skills  that are acquired will be relevant and applicable in other subjects and in life, as well as when the pupils embark on a project in P5. 

The curriculum also strive to help pupils to become aware of and to acquire good habits and values of young researchers as they learn about doing a mini-research project.