Spectra rewrites the script for its students

Mr Krishnan Aravinthan, outgoing principal of Spectra Secondary School, says his main goal has been to "rewrite the script" for students.
Mr Krishnan Aravinthan, outgoing principal of Spectra Secondary School, says his main goal has been to "rewrite the script" for students.ST PHOTOS: KELVIN CHNG
Spectra students Mohd Amirul Mohd Shariff and Ng Xue Jing have earned places in ITE to study mechatronics and hospitality operations, respectively.
Spectra students Mohd Amirul Mohd Shariff and Ng Xue Jing have earned places in ITE to study mechatronics and hospitality operations, respectively.ST PHOTOS: KELVIN CHNG

Specialised school for Normal (Tech) stream gives them a stage to flourish beyond studies

Having spent the past six years leading a school known for taking in the academically weakest students in Singapore, Mr Krishnan Aravinthan knows what it takes to motivate the children.

It takes perseverance and creativity on the part of the teachers and a lot of commitment by staff who go beyond the call of duty, he said in an interview with The Straits Times last month.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 14, 2019, with the headline 'Spectra rewrites the script for its students'. Print Edition | Subscribe