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Our Heritage

Key Milestones 1935 – Present

1930s - 1940s


Our Humble Beginnings
Our Humble Beginnings
Our school had its humble beginnings with 20 students having lessons on an opera stage.

Keming Primary School previously known as  Keok Ming Public School
Keming Primary School previously known as Keok Ming Public School
Keok Ming Public School was funded by public-spirited and generous pioneers who firmly believed in educating the villagers. It was first located in Holland Village.

Our Old School Logo
Our Old School Logo
The Blue Triangle symbolises ‘Knowledge’ ;
The Brown Triangle symbolises ‘Kindness’;
The Red Triangle symbolizes ‘Bravery’;
The two sheaves of olive leaves symbolise ‘Peace’;
The book symbolises ‘Learning’.

Our Old School Compound
Our Old School Compound
Photos of our classrooms and outdoor basketball court in the past

Our Past School Events
Our Past School Events
Photos of our past school events


1950s - 1970s


Our School Population
Our School Population
19th batch of Keok Ming Public School students taken in 1957

Our Staff Photo
Our Staff Photo
Staff photo taken in 1958

Our Class Photo
Our Class Photo
A class shot posing in our old school uniform at the outdoor basketball court

Official Opening
Official Opening
The then Prime Minister, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, helped to relocate the school to North Buona Vista and officially opened it on 10 December 1966.

Singing of National Anthem
Singing of National Anthem
Singing of national anthem and recital of pledge after relocation

Fundraising Campaign
Fundraising Campaign
A large scale public fundraising campaign was organised in 1977 with both staff and community coming together to raise funds for the disadvantaged students and their families.

1980s


Attainment of full government status
Attainment of full government status
Our school attained full government status
and was renamed as Keok Ming Primary School in 1982.

Our move to Bukit Batok
Our move to Bukit Batok
Our school moved to Bukit Batok in 1987 with a change in name to Keming Primary School.

Our Sports Day event in the past
Our Sports Day event in the past
Photo of our Sports Day event taken in the 1980s

Official Opening
Official Opening
A photo of our official opening ceremony taken in 1989

New School Badge
New School Badge
The three red circles represent the sun;
The two blue stripes represent a book and the sea from which rose the sun; symbolic of students’ courage to forge ahead towards a bright future.
Red represents passion and courage;
Blue represents peace, humility and compassion;
Concentric circles symbolise a child embraced by the arms of parents, teachers and the community.


1990s to 2010


School Visit
School Visit
Taiwan Tungshing Elementary School Visit taken in 2000

Musical in 2003
Musical in 2003
Our Kemingnites performing in the Musical

Our Learning Environment
Our Learning Environment
These were some of the photographs taken of our learning environment in 2005, during our 70th anniversary, they were our Heritage Park, Orchid Shed and Ecogarden.

Staff Photo 2007
Staff Photo 2007
Staff photo taken in 2007 with our former principal, Mr. Michel Saw

2010 to Present


PRIME Upgrading
PRIME Upgrading
Completion of PRIME with new teaching blocks and facilities was completed in 2013.

PERI Upgrading
PERI Upgrading
Completion of the PERI upgrading with our new Indoor Sports Hall (ISH) was completed in 2014.

P6 Malacca Trip 2014
P6 Malacca Trip 2014
Photo taken in 2014 on our P6 learning journey to Malacca

Staff Photo 2014
Staff Photo 2014
Staff photo taken in 2014 with our former principal, Ms. Chew Tock Lee

80th Anniversary Logo
80th Anniversary Logo
This is our 80th anniversary logo designed to commemorate the event.

80th Anniversary Book Cover
80th Anniversary Book Cover
This is our 80th anniversary book cover designed to commemorate the event.

School Advisory Committee (SAC) Photo
School Advisory Committee (SAC) Photo
Our SAC members with our former principal, Ms. Chew Tock Lee

Outreach to Community
Outreach to Community
Our former Principal, Ms Chew Tock Lee spent time with the seniors from St Luke’s Eldercare@Bukit Batok during Grandparents Day.

Keming Primary turns 85!
Keming Primary turns 85!
The theme of the launch is ‘Celebrating with LOVE’. LOVE stands for Living Our Values Explicitly, in the form of service to the community.

Unveiling of the Acts of LOVE feature wall
Unveiling of the Acts of LOVE feature wall
Our School Leaders, former principals and staff, special guests from the School Advisory Committee, Alumni and Parent Support Group at our Acts of LOVE feature wall.

Launch of 85th Anniversary
Launch of 85th Anniversary
Our Kemingnites and staff were united as one as we rejoiced with our special 55 Clap Keming Cheer, as the launch took place.

85th Anniversary Keychain
85th Anniversary Keychain
This is our 85th anniversary keychain designed to commemorate the event.

Outreach to Community
Outreach to Community
School leaders and Guest of Honour with seniors from Bukit Batok Active Aging Club

Our Acts of Love (2020 – 2021)


85th Anniversary Acts of Love
85th Anniversary Acts of Love
The student leaders engaged the residents in Bukit Batok Care Home in the craft making for Lunar New Year.

85th Anniversary Acts of Love
85th Anniversary Acts of Love
The Primary Three students wrote Lunar New Year greetings with messages of hopes, prosperity, good luck and good health to some residents in Bukit Batok.

85th Anniversary Acts of Love
85th Anniversary Acts of Love
Our Heart of Gratitude card messages written by Kemingnites were put together by the Art Club members and presented to the frontliners of Bukit Batok.

85th Anniversary Acts of Love
85th Anniversary Acts of Love
The warm, happy smiles on the faces of the senior citizens when they viewed the e-performances and received the contributions from the Keming family.