Singapore (4 - 5)

  • Introduction

Grade 4 & 5 of education in Singapore is also referred to as Primary Education. It is a four-year foundation stage (Primary 1 to 4) followed by a two-year orientation stage (Primary 5 to 6).
The foundation stage is the first stage of formal schooling and is compulsory for every student to attend. After completion of 6 years of primary education, students have to appear for a Primary School Leaving Exam (PSLE). Based on the results of the PSLE, students are admitted in schools for secondary education.

  • How many years is the program?

Grade 4 & 5 is a two-year programme for students in the primary education stage.

 

  • Which age groups and years is it for?

The typical age group of grade 4 and 5 students is 9 to 11 years.

 

  • Which subjects are offered?

The subjects offered are

  • English (First Language)
  • A second language (mostly students’ mother tongue)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Moral education and Social sciences
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Arts and crafts
  • Music
  • What is the grading system and how are the students assessed?

Primary schools in Singapore implement a grading system along with an “Achievement Band” which grades students as below.
From 2021, the Primary 6 Cohorts will also be using the Achievement Level system.

  • AL1: 90 to 100
  • AL2: 85 to 89
  • AL3: 80 to 84
  • AL4: 75 to 79
  • AL5: 65 to 74
  • AL6: 45 to 64
  • AL7: 20 to 44
  • AL8: <20
  • Key features and highlights of the curriculum

The goal of the curriculum is to provide students with practical knowledge and skills that will help to solve challenges in the real world. Singapore’s school system encourages project work and creative thinking. As a result, classes focus on equipping students with particular problem-solving skills and knowledge in the subjects.
Bilingualism, or mother tongue policy, is another important principle of the Singapore education system. The objective of this policy is to promote English as the Global Language and at the same time students can learn about their own cultural values.

 

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The talented and trained online tutors focus mainly on English tuition as it is the first language in primary schools in the Singapore curriculum and troubleshoot the students’ difficulties effortlessly while also focusing on the core subjects for their final exams.
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  • Useful links to other websites and blogs

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_in_Singapore

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academic_grading_in_Singapore

 

https://smiletutor.sg/6-reasons-why-singapores-school-system-is-the-best-worldwide/

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