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Subject Head: Mdm Raihanawati  Abdul Razak
Members :
Mdm Zalinah Hassan(ST/ML)
Mdm Suhaila Ahmad
Mdm Farhati Kamsani
Mr Azrai Ahmad


To nurture our pupils to be effective communicators through meaningful language, literacy,and cultural activities.

To develop our students into individuals who posses the quality of  Arif Budiman - a learned and cultured person who contributes positively to society. In our pursuit to achive this vision, these are the programmes that will be carried out in the academic years:

Malay Enrichment Programmes
Malay Speech and Drama
Malay assembly programme 
Appreciation of Malay poetry     √ √ √
Genre writing and appreciation of Malay literary text
Subscription to Berita Harian      
Subscription to Mari Membaca     √  
Appreciation of Malay literary text  √ √ √  √ √
Languace and Cultural Camp     √  
Internal language competitions
Cluster / National language competition
Brunei Twinning Programme(*Selected pupils only )       

Level Involved
Malay Speech & Drama Programme
At the end of the workshop pupils will learn to:
  • express themselves creatively through music and movement
  • read a variety of dialogues in different ways
  • speak clearly and confidently in front of an audience
Parents are invited to watch the pupils’ performance in the library on performance day.
P1 & P2
Learning Journeys
These learning journeys aim to:
  • foster bonding and camaderie amongst the Malay students
  • provide the lower primary pupils with an experiential learning experience to converse in Malay in authentic situations.
P1 & P2
Show & Tell
Parents are encouraged to be involved in this programme with their children as the programme:
  • creates opportunities for parents to collaborate with their children on a common topic of interest
  • widens students' vocabulary related to the chosen topic
  • provides opportunities for the students to share their experiences
  • boosts students' public speaking skills
  • improves students' confidence to speak in Malay
P1 & P2
Mother Tongue Fortnight Enrichment Programme
Conducted during curriculum time over two weeks , students will have the opportunity to exprience Malay Language as a 'living language'. Students will be actively engaged in various languages and cultural activities which revolve around the following themes
  • Traditional Malay Kuih (P1)
  • Malay Legends (P2)
  • Traditional Malay Dance (P3)
  • Traditional Malay Clothing (P4)
  • Traditional Malay Dishes (P5)
  • Traditional Malay Dances (P6)
P1 - P6
Cultural and Language Camp
The objective of the workshop are to :
  • expose students to the games played during olden kampong times
  • learn the proper technique of playing each games
  • allow students to be aware of the significance of the games within the Malay community 
  • Make learning of malay culture more authentic and meaningful through interactive  activities.
P3 & P4 
Subscription to Mari Membaca and Berita Harian    
P4 Students subscribe to  Mari Membaca Magazine while P5 and P6  students subscribe to  Berita Harian .Through their subscription of these reading materials, students will be exposed to articles pertaining to culture, language, and current affairs. In addition, these are also excercises for students to attempt to enhance their vocabulary further.
P4 - P6
7Creative Writing Workshops
The workshops aims to  empower and equip students with the various essay writing technique and skills, instill in them greater confidence in producing well written compositions and lastly, make learning of the Malay Language more relevant and authentic for students.
Motivational Talks
P6 students will learn to take ownership of their own learning. Students will be involved in activities that motivate them to set high but achievable targets. Students will also realise the importance of proper planning in order to achieve their targets and realise their full potential.
iMTL Portal
This is an ICT portal that is used by the Malay Department to improve students' oral skills as it:
  • provides opportunities for students to record their reading passages and pictorial / video conversations
  • encourages self-assessment and self-reflection
  • enables students to assess their peers and provide constructive feedback
  • increases parental involvement
P4 - P6