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sharing details
Sharing Details
  • Aim of EnviRRRo
  • Framework of EnviRRRo
  • Corporate Partners
  • Future Plans
aim of envirrro
Aim of EnviRRRo
  • To integrate our environmental education into the school curriculum by providing
    • the infrastructure
    • the curricular activities
    • the content knowledge

for the teachers to effectively nurture a sense of care for the environment in our pupils.


What is EnviRRRo?

Our school’s vision of Caring Hearts, Inquiring Minds and Passionate Learners lend credence to the need to nurture care for the environment to our pupils starting at a young age.


School Infrastructures

Teacher Preparation

Curricular Elements

Teacher Training

Teacher Leader

School Events



school programme
School Programme
  • Since embarking on the programme, the school has rolled out green initiatives both in the curriculum and in its everyday activities.
  • Water consumption has dropped up to 54% since 2006 and we were recognized as a water efficient building in 2008.
  • Environmental Education has been part of the curriculum since 2006
school infrastructure
School Infrastructure

Water Wheel powered by

Solar Energy

Compost Making using Bacteria as Catalysts


Engaging Pupils with Various Pedagogies

An interactive skit was put up help pupils understand more on water conservation.

Anthonians participating in the skit in the canteen during recess


Teacher Preparation

Our aim is to heighten environmental awareness and education amongst the teaching and non-teaching staff.

Reef Walk Adventure Trail for Staff

Learning Journey to East Spring Primary School


Outside Partnerships

Government Organisations

Non- Governmental organisations

Corporate Partners

nea seashore life programme
NEA (Seashore Life Programme)

Government Organisations

Our pupils examining the quality of sea water using dataloggers.

nea recycling day 2009
NEA (Recycling Day 2009)

Government Organisations

Our pupils participating in the event.

tzu chi recycling centre
Tzu Chi Recycling Centre

Anthonians were involved in the sorting of recyclable items

Non- Governmental organisations

bukit batok community library
Bukit Batok Community Library

Students also conducted craft sessions for children at the Community Library. Recyclable items were used for the crafts.

Non- Governmental organisations

our corporate partner
Our Corporate Partner
  • Corporate partner - Merck Sharp & Dohme
  • Partnership since 2006
  • Support the school in its endeavors to promote care for the environment and awareness on global environmental issues
corporate partner msd singapore
Corporate Partner: MSD Singapore
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme works with the school staff on environmental projects
  • - drip irrigation system
  • - gardening
  • - composting
  • - pamphlets
corporate partner msd singapore1
Corporate Partner: MSD Singapore
  • MSD also helps in our environmental education programme (EnviRRRo)
  • - Talks
  • - Exhibitions
  • - Learning journeys
  • - Competitions
corporate partner merck sharp dohme
Corporate Partner Merck Sharp & Dohme

Construction of the Drip Irrigation System

corporate partner merck sharp dohme1
Corporate Partner Merck Sharp & Dohme

Gardeningactivity with staff and volunteers

sustaining envirrro
Sustaining EnviRRRo

Revisiting Past Practices

Adopting Green Technologies

Sharing of Good Practices

adopting green technologies
Adopting Green Technologies
  • Effective Microorganisms
  • Composting
  • Automatic Sensors
  • Roof Garden
effective micro organisms
Effective Micro-organisms
  • Effective Micro-organisms or EM is a bio-organic cleaner.
  • It has been used for agricultural purposes
  • EM will be used in our school pond to kill algae, rather then using chemicals.
roof garden
Roof Garden
  • In Singapore, land is scarce.
  • Roof top gardens are a good way of teaching our pupils agrotechnology.
  • We intend to build such a garden cultivating plants which can survive well in extreme sunlight and yet produce food crops.
  • It will also serve as a green area for pupils to relax and study.
our awards
Our Awards
  • Our school has been awarded the following for our efforts in Environmental Education
  • MSD World Champions of the Environment award for 2006, 2007 and 2009
  • PUB Water Efficient Building 2008 and Watermark Award 2009
our contacts
Our Contacts
  • If you would like to contact us, do send us an email.
  • St Anthony’s Primary School


  • James Han