The colours of the school crest are jade and gold.
This reflects her time-honoured tradition, because jade and gold in Hokkien (Kim Gek) and in Mandarin (JinYu) connotes a young Chinese girl brought up and educated in the best manner. In today’s educational, social and cultural context, such traditional values remain as steadfast and meaningful as ever.
The school motto is Sincerity, Courage, Generosity and Service.
The Yin and yang aspects of the traditional Chinese symbol of balance are in jade and gold respectively. This symbol, which represents the universe, light, darkness, life and death, lies at the heart of the many branches of classical Chinese sciences, philosophy and medicine.
|Glad That I Live Am I (School song)
Lyrics by Lizette Woodworth Reese
(from 'A Little Song of Life')
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