Singapore (6 - 10)

  • Introduction

Education in Singapore is managed by the Ministry of Education (MOE). Grade 7 to 10 fall under the Secondary Education of the Singapore curriculum.
Based on the results of the PSLE, students are divided into G1, G2 and G3 based on their subject banding scheme and are admitted in schools for secondary education. Upon completion of the 4-year secondary school education, students will participate in the annual O level exam, the results of which determine the post-secondary institutions they may apply for.

  • How many years is the program?

It is a five-year program of which the first year i.e grade 6 comes under the primary education system while the other four years constitute the secondary section.

  • Which age groups and years is it fo

The typical age group of students from grade 6 to 10 is 12-16.

  • Which subjects are offered?

The core subjects offered from grade 6 to 10 are

  • English
  • A second language (Mother tongue or Higher mother tongue)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Computing
  • Drama
  • Theatre Studies
  • What is the grading system and how are the students assessed?

The grading system followed in most secondary schools and in O level exams is

  • A1: 75% – 100%
  • A2: 70% – 74%
  • B3: 65% – 69%
  • B4: 60% – 64%
  • C5: 55% – 59%
  • C6: 50% – 54%
  • D7: 45% – 49%
  • E8: 40% – 44%
  • F9: 0% – 39%

  • 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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