In order to serve more students, Pathlight School expanded to 2 campuses as of January 2012. Both campuses enjoy the same autism-friendly, quality mainstream education, complete with satellite school model for our secondary students.
- A Centre of Excellence for Autism (Consultancy, Training, Teaching and Learning)
- An Inspirational Learning Center for lifelong learning and employability skills.
- A vibrant and inclusive village in which the autism & mainstream communities come together for leisure and social activities.
- Campus 1 serves our Primary 1 (Foundation and Standard) to Primary 2, Secondary School and Vocational Track students.
- Campus 2 serves our Primary 3 to 6 cohorts.
Supporting Our Students' Curriculum Needs
Small classroom size with structured group learning setting and ASD-friendly features.
Four fully equipped computer labs where all students progressively learn the fundamental IT skills to fulfill the four learning outcomes of IT lessons:
- Digital Literacy
Visuals and experiential learning approaches are used to facilitate students' learning of mathematical concepts.
Visuals and experiential learning approaches are used to facilitate students' learning.
General Vocation Room
Vocational Track students are coached in General Office Skills in a simulated and structured environment.
Students enjoy their Music & Movement lessons and CCA activities here.
Students enjoy their Leisure Skills and art-related enrichment activities in 2 special Art rooms.
Students have their physical education and gym lessons here. The gym has dual purpose:
- For students to embrace a healthy lifestyle to keep themselves fit.
- To familiarise themselves with the common machines found in a gym.
Food and Nutrition Studio (Campus 2)
Specially designed to facilitate the learning of cooking and Food & Nutrition (F&N) lessons.
Design & Technology Room (Campus 2)
Our Secondary School students taking D&T, design and make artefacts here.
The Mall is a platform to promote the unique art talents of our students. Through the sale of their artworks and merchandise, we hope to provide an income stream from the royalties they earned. Our products are available at the mall and online: Visit eMall
Pathlight Mall Operating Hours: 9 am – 4:30pm
A fully equipped industrial kitchen where our vocational students are trained for ITE Skills Certificate (ISC) in baking. The bakeshop is also an Approved Training Centre for ISC Baking.
The Foyer Café is a community project with our long-term corporate partner Starbucks Singapore. It serves as a training site for our Employability and Employment Centre (E2C) clients and Vocational Track students where they are trained in beverage preparation and customer service. Staff, parents and visitors can enjoy a cuppa served by our students and adult clients.
The Café is not just for recess. It is a work site for students to be coached in various F&B roles. We have expanded and the Café now consists of 4 main kiosks: Asian Kitchen, The Deli, Mr Bean, Burgers.
Outdoor field to support our students' Physical Development and staff's recreational activities.
The Multi-purpose Hall is used for Assembly / Dismissal, Special Events, PE / Gym and CCAs.
Khoo Teck Puat Resource Library
Donated by the late Mr Khoo Teck Puat. Opened to the public as a resource library since April 2010. It has almost 6,000 books with categories such as Fiction, non-fiction, reference books in autism, periodicals and multimedia resources. The Khoo Teck Puat Resource Library aims to develop a joy and love for reading as a pivotal tool for life-long learning and to cultivate the habit of reading as a quality leisure skill in individuals with autism.
Operating Hours: 8am – 1pm (students) & 1pm – 5 pm (public)
Bringing Students Closer to Nature
There are various fruit trees and vegetables planted in the Science Garden to allow for experiential learning. The plants grown in our Science Garden are mentioned in the Science Curriculum and with them planted in the school compound, lessons are not just confined to the classrooms. There is a multi-sensory approach to learning as students are engaged through seeing, feeling, touching and smelling.
The Organic Farm is one of our worksites for our Vocational Track students to learn organic farming techniques, from soil mixing, seed sowing and stem cutting & transplanting to pest control, fertilising and harvesting.