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School History


Woodgrove Secondary School was established in 2000 as a Government co-educational school at 3 Woodlands Avenue 6. The school was officially opened on 5 July 2002.

In 2002, the school attained the first of its sustained series of SEC Lotus Award for its green effort. In 2005, Woodgrove Secondary School was identified as the North Zone Centre of Excellence for Design and Technology. It also won the Zonal Award for Best School in terms of Thinking Culture. In 2007, the school was the first secondary school in Singapore to be equipped with a high-end design software in the form of an AutoDesk Edulab. In 2010, the school attained the first of its Sustained Partnership (Gold) Award with NEA and the prestigious PUB Watermark Award for its water conservation efforts. In 2011, it won the President’s Award for the Environment and the Business Excellence Niche (People) Award for 2012 to 2016. In 2012, the school attained the Niche Programme Status in Environmental Education and won the following national awards – City Developments Limited Outstanding Singapore Environmental Achievement Award, and the first of its sustained series of the Community in Bloom (Gold) Award given by National Parks Board for the school’s horticultural efforts. In 2013, the school attained MOE Best Practice Award for Staff Well-Being. In 2014, it attained its Learning for Life Programme in Community and Youth Leadership, and in 2015, it attained its Applied Learning Programme in Materials Science for Sustainable Living as well as the ASEAN Eco-Schools Award. In 2016, the school attained the first of its sustained series of North West Outstanding School Partner Award and in 2017, it attained the Building and Construction Authority’s prestigious Green Mark Gold Plus Award for its efforts to make the workplace green and healthy.


Principals:
    • Mrs Helena Song (2000 to 2007)
    • Mdm Sung Mee Har (2007 to 2014)
    • Mr Chee Chit Yeng (2014 to 2019)
    • Mr Chua Chor Huat (2020 - present)

School Motto

Surfacing Gifts, Realising Dreams

School Crest

Wood Grove Sec Sch-logo.pngThe school crest depicts birds ready to soar into the sky from a sturdy branch. The birds signify Woodgrovers as dynamic learners, grounded on sound values and daring to fly up high to achieve their goals and overcome future challenges.

The leaves signify life and growth in a harmonious, safe and supportive environment as the school prepares the learners well in their pursuits of their dreams.

The colour yellow symbolises positive attitudes and a strong commitment to excel in one’s responsibilities. The colour orange mirrors a burning passion, the vigour and hunger for progress as well as a determination to achieve one’s goals. The colour green denotes virtue and an appreciation for the aesthetics and the colour white projects purity, integrity, and a professional image and standard.

School Song



There’s a ray of hope in our hearts
For in Woodgrove, we will learn and grow
We will shape the future from this start
Loving our country with all of our hearts

Woodgrove Secondary where we grow in grace and dignity.
This is where we will live in hope and joy, love and harmony

Realise our dreams, no matter how hard it seems to be
Determined to be the best!

Milestones

Year
Key Event
2000
Founding of the School
2002
School was officially opened on 5 July by Dr Maliki Osman with the theme, Where Dreams Come True
2005
Accorded North Zone Centre of Excellence for Design and Technology
Won the Zonal Award for Best School in the Thinking Culture category
2010
Attained its first of a series of Sustained Partnership (Gold) Award with NEA
Attained the PUB Watermark Award for its water conservation efforts
2011
Attained the President’s Award for the Environment
Attained the Business Excellence Niche (People) Award (2012-2016)
2012
Attained Niche Programme Status in Environmental Education
Won the CDL Outstanding Singapore Environmental Achievement Award
Attained the first of its sustained series of Community in Bloom (Gold) Award given by National Parks Board for its horticultural efforts.
2013
Attained MOE Best Practice Award for Staff Well-Being
2014
Accorded its Learning for Life Programme in Community and Youth Leadership
2015
Accorded the Applied Learning Programme in Materials Science for Sustainable Living
Won the ASEAN Eco-Schools Award
2017
Won the BCA Green Mark Gold Plus Award