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Assembly Programmes

Assembly programmes are planned to nurture Learned Champions With Character, and to inculcate the Champion’s Mindset in Singapore Sports School student-athletes.

Lessons From The Champions

The Lessons From The Champions series was created to inspire and motivate student-athletes towards fulfilling their sporting dreams. Sport champions and sport personalities are invited to share their stories of overcoming challenges to achieve their goals and provide practical tips on how to become a champion.

Student-athletes have had opportunities to learn from and interact with champions like figure skater and five-time World Champion Michelle Kwan, football legends Pele and Eric Cantona, sprinter and Singapore great Canagasabai Kunalan and former swimming world champion Mark Foster. Sailor Dr Benedict Tan and triathlete Dr Mok Ying Ren, two examples of successful student-athletes, shared pointers on how to succeed in sport while managing studies.

The following personalities have come to speak with our student-athletes and inspired them over the years: 

Year 2016
Zac Leow, Para-Athletics (Singapore)

Year 2015
Dr Mok Ying Ren, Triathlon (Singapore)
Lim Ngee Huat and Yong Yuen Cheng, Marathon (Singapore)

Year 2014
Dr Benedict Tan (Singapore)
Lee Wung Yew, Shooting (Singapore)
Lim Heem Wei, Gymnastics (Singapore)

Year 2013 
Ian James Thorpe, OAM, Swimming (Australia)
Taufik Hidayat, Badminton (Indonesia)
Lee Chong Wei, Badminton (Malaysia)

Year 2012
Jose Mourinho, Football (Portugal)
Mark Foster, Swimming (Great Britain)
Feng Tianwei and Li Jiawei, Table Tennis (Singapore)

Year 2011
Michelle Kwan, Figure Skating (USA)
Cobi Jones (USA), Eric Cantona (France) and Pele (Brazil), Football

Student Development Programme

The Sports School plans a series of workshops to help equip all-rounded student-athletes with the skills to make informed decisions and take responsibility for their choices. Through the workshops, student-athletes acquire entrepreneurial skills, learn about personal grooming and discover more about themselves.