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Principles of Accounts


Principles of Accounts (POA) is a subject offered to selected Secondary 3 and 4 students. The subject aims to instill in students the basic knowledge in making sense of accounting information. Through this subject, the school values Self-Discipline and High Expectations are being inculcated in students through classroom expectations and daily teaching and assignments.

POA syllabus codes 7088 (Normal Academic) and 7175 (Express) are designed to provide students with a meaningful basic introduction to financial accounting and to develop an appreciation in the discipline of accounting. It is grounded in preparing, communicating and using financial information, and thus appreciating the need for ethical conduct.

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Basically, POA enables students to:

  • acquire knowledge and understanding of fundamental accounting concepts, principles and procedures
  • develop skills in preparing, analyzing and interpreting accounting information for decision making, develop skills of numeracy and an attitude of accuracy, orderliness, logical thought and an appreciation of professional ethics.



  • To be prepared for future career development. For e.g. Accountant, auditor, banker.
  • All managers or owners need accounting knowledge for their work and business respectively.
  • It is closely related to daily life. For e.g. Students need simple form of accounting knowledge to deal with monthly allowance given.


It is a good subject foundation for students who wish to further their post-secondary studies in accountancy or business related courses.



IP Head         : Ms Carol Chuen Wei Tan (HOD Mathematics)


Teachers       : Ms Ng Jing Min
Mdm Ong Lay Khim


 Upper Secondary

Financial Literacy for Youths (FLY) Race 2015

On 31 October 2015, a team of 9 students participated in the FLY Race 2015, which is a nationwide inter-school competition with the aim to instill entrepreneurial spirit in students. The students displayed perseverance, discipline and enthusiasm during the race despite facing strong competition, and enjoyed themselves through the process.

Students taking a break after a long day of competition

All ended the day with a smile.