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Secondary 4E/NA Students Investigative Geography Fieldwork @ Orchard Shopping District

The Secondary 4 Express and Normal Academic students were at Orchard area – Singapore’s prime shopping district – for their geographical investigative fieldwork study on 25 and 27 January 2016 respectively. 

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At Orchard area, students worked in groups to complete various tasks such as interviewing tourists to gather responses on the attractiveness of Orchard area as a shopping paradise and conducting land use survey to explore the types of shops in the district. 

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As a follow-up to their fieldwork, the students would be required to submit a report to capture their learning after their March Holiday.

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The fieldtrip was a valuable opportunity for the students to learn about the processes involved in conducting geographical investigations. The knowledge and skills acquired through the field-based learning would be useful in preparing them for the GCE Combined Humanities Geography Elective National Examination, which comprises of a compulsory component on assessment of fieldwork.

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