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Our Heritage

Established in March 1988, Serangoon Junior College set up its temporary premises in Hougang. With a pioneering staff of only 45 teachers, lessons for the first batch of 673 students commenced in April that year. In December 1990, the College relocated to its present campus at Upper Serangoon Road. It was officially declared open on 29 May 1992 by Mr. Lee Yock Suan, the then Minister for Education and Member of Parliament for Cheng San GRC.

The College has been served by five principals thus far: the founding principal Mr. Thomas Tan from 1988 to 1996, Ms. Jenny Yong from 1996 to 2002, Mrs. Kok Chwee Kee from 2002 to 2006, Mr. Tan Teck Hock from 2006 to 2010 and Mrs. Wong-Cheang Mei Heng from 2010 to 2014. The current principal, Mr Manogaran Suppiah, appointed in December 2014, is the College’s sixth principal.

The College Crest


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The College colours are Red, Gold and Green.

Red represents

Dignity and Warmth.

Each SRJCian should be dignified and have warmth for their fellow beings.

Gold represents

Goodness and Purity.

SRJCians will be individuals of good character and conviction.

Green represents

Youth with a thirst for knowledge and an eagerness to learn.


The Symbols in the College Crest are the Lion, the Flames and the Laurel Leaves.

The Lion symbolises Nationhood and Courage.

The Flames symbolise Enlightenment.

The Laurel Leaves symbolise Achievement.