CPE REG NO: 200908934N
(01-11-2015 to 31-10-2019) (65) 6567-9078

Preparatory Course for Admission to Government School Secondary 1 – 3

Preparatory Course for Admission to Government School Secondary 1 – 3

Objectives:
This course is targeted at students 12 to 16 years old who wish to gain entrance into Singapore Government Schools through the various examinations held by MOE and individual schools. The course aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge of the Singapore syllabus, mainly English and Mathematics.

Modules Offered:

English
Mathematics

Reading

Focus Area Learning Outcomes
Reading Comprehension Skills and Strategies Process and comprehend age-/year level appropriate texts at literal and inferential levels Apply critical reading by focusing on implied meaning, higher-order thinking, judgment and evaluation
Reading Different Types of Rich Texts Apply close and critical reading of a variety of literary selections and informational/functional texts, from print sources, for learning in the literary/ content areas and to understand how lexical and grammatical items are used in the context

Writing

Focus Area Learning Outcomes
Writing Skills and Strategies Generate and select ideas for writing and representing for a variety of purposes, audiences, contexts and cultures. Develop, organise and express ideas coherently and cohesively in writing and representing for a variety of purposes, audiences, contexts and cultures
Type of Texts Produce a variety of texts for creative, personal, academic, and functional purposes, using an appropriate register and tone

Grammar

Focus Area Learning Outcomes
Use of Terms Use metalanguage for learning and talking about language structures and language in use
Grammar at Word, Phrase & Sentence Levels Apply knowledge of grammatical rules at word, phrase and sentence levels
Grammar at Text Level Show understanding of how the purposeful use of language shapes meaning in texts

Vocabulary

Focus Area Learning Outcomes
Use of Terms Use metalanguage for learning and talking about language structures and language in use
Development of Rich Vocabulary Demonstrate a rich vocabulary that supports the development of listening, reading, viewing, speaking, writing and representing skills
Use of Vocabulary Use words appropriate for purpose, audience, context and culture

Mathematics
This module covers the topics as per MOE Syllabus for the respective level. It is mainly to help students build up a very strong foundation for further studies.

Academic Progression:
Students who pass the respective AEIS or S-AEIS Examination can gain entry into Singapore Government Schools.

Assessment Methods:
Final assessment is based on written examinations set by the Ministry of Education Singapore. Internal assessments include Mock Examinations and monthly progressive tests.

Teaching Processes:

  • Raising Awareness
  • Structuring Consolidation
  • Facilitating Assessment for Learning
  • Enabling Application
  • Guiding Discovery
  • Instructing Explicitly
  • Progressive report on students’ development (monthly test results and Mock Examinations)

Manner of Teaching:
1. Using textbooks and workbooks
2. Using past year series of examination papers
3. Using lecture notes

Graduation Criteria:
Students are deemed graduated when they have completed the course with at least 90% attendance for international students and 75% attendance for local students.

Attendance Requirement:
All Student Pass Holders are required to maintain a record of 90% and above. Failure to do so may lead to cancellation of student pass.
Non-Student Pass Holders are required to maintain a record of 75% and above. Failure to do so may result in suspension or termination of the student.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio:
1 : 15

Course Duration:
Full – time: 6 months (weekly 5 days x 6 hrs)
Part-time: 6 months (weekly 3 days x 6 hrs)

Awards:
Upon graduation, students will be awarded a Statement of Achievement.

Education Path: