Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Examination

The Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Examination (GCE O-Level) is a national level assessments jointly organised by the Ministry of Education, Singapore and the University of Cambridge International Examinations.

Course Objective

      The Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Examination (GCE O-Level) is a national level assessments jointly organised by the Ministry of Education, Singapore and the University of Cambridge International Examinations. This course is designed to give students a better understanding and overview of basic subjects comprising English Language, Chinese Language, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Principles of Accounts.

Course Outcome

      The course provides an educational foundation and experience based on the aims assessment objectives of the respective Cambridge GCE O-Level subjects.

      Students with the required results can enter into local polytechnics, Junior colleges or pursue their education in other local or foreign colleges and universities.

Course Structure

    • Duration of study:
      24 months (including school breaks)
      5 hours per day, 5 days per week

    • Modules:
      1) English Language
      2) Mathematics
      3) Additional Mathematics
      4) Principles of Accounts
      5) Chinese Language

    • Mode of Teaching:
      Classroom-based learning with added facilitation and discussion to allow holistic learning

    • Teacher Student Ratio:
      1:20

    • Format:
      Full-time

Course Modules and Outline

      Refer to www.seab.gov.sg for the latest course syllabi for:

    • English Language
    • Mathematics
    • Additional Mathematics
    • Principles of Accounts
    • Chinese Language

Graduation Requirements

    • Overall Pass for all subjects

    • Minimum 90% class attendance for the entire course

Admission Requirements

    Minimum Age:

    • 15 years old

    Academic Level:

    • Minimum Secondary 1 English or regional equivalent
    • Minimum Lower Secondary / Lower Middle School Graduate

    Language Proficiency: :

    • Minimum Secondary 1 English or regional equivalent

Required Documents

    • Application Form

    • Passport Photocopy of Applicant

    • Passport Photocopy of Parents

    • Birth Certificate

    • Certified Copy of Highest Qualification Certificates and Transcripts

    • 2 Passport Size Photograph

Course Fees

    Course Fees

    Price (SGD)

    Tuition Fees

    19,000

    Books and Material Fee

    2300

    Fee Protection Scheme

    250

    Student Pass Application and Processing Fees

    300

    Medical Insurance

    200

    School Registration Fees

    300

    Internal Assessment Fee

    1000

    TOTAL COURSE FEES PAYABLE

    23,350

    Number of Installments

    2

    Installment Amount

    11,675

    Local student (Singapore Citizen/Permanent Resident/non-Student’s Pass International Student) who is protected by his/her own medical insurance coverage in Singapore can opt out from the medical insurance scheme arranged by the school.
     

    Local students (Singapore Citizen/Permanent Resident/non-Student’s Pass International Student) do not have to pay the Student’s Pass Fee.

    Miscellaneous Fees

    Price (SGD)

    Student Pass Renewal Processing Fees

    200

    School Application Fees (Non-refundable)

    100

    Medical Check-Up

    50

    GCE ‘O’ Level Examination*

    Refer to SEAB

    *Fees may be subjected to change as determined by the relevant parties (e.g. bank / government) at time of processing

Course Assessment

    Assessment Modes

    Description

    Class Participation – 10%

    This special grade is used to student’s participation in class. It represents “how well” the student has pursued his or her individual learning and contains holistic measures.

    Continual Assessment – 40%

    These are periodical tests and assignments given to students to ensure that progress is made consistently during the course and is a valuable indicator of progressive academic outcomes.

    Mid-Year Assessment – 20%

    This is the mid-year assessment that is conducted to ensure students are able to assess their academic performance and put in place good study strategies before the final examination. It is also the time to insert appropriate intervention if necessary.

    Final Examination (Year 1) / Preliminary Examination (Year 2) – 30%

    This is the final assessment that is conducted for students. For students sitting for external examination (i.e. O Level Examination), this serves as a valuable final preparation.

      Class Participation (Range 0-10%)

    • 0-1% (Demonstrate little or no evidence of participation in class)
    • 2-3% (Demonstrate Some Participation in class)
    • 4-5% (Demonstrate Average Participation in Class
    • 6-7% (Demonstrate Regular Participation in Class)
    • 8-10% (Demonstrate Active and Regular Participation in Class)

      Written Examination (Continual, Mid-year and Final/Prelim)

      Mark Range

      Grade

      Remarks

      0 – 20

      F – Very Poor

      Fail

      20 – 40

      E – Poor

      Fail

      40 – 50

      D – Below Average

      Fail

      50 – 60

      C – Average

      Pass

      60 – 70

      C+ – Above Average

      Pass

      70 - 80

      B – Good

      Pass

      80 – 90

      B+ – Very Good

      Pass

      90 – 100

      A – Excellent

      Pass

      Overall Assessment of Module (Range 0 – 100)

      Mark Range

      Grade

      Remarks

      0 – 20

      F – Very Poor

      Fail

      21 – 40

      E – Poor

      Fail

      41 – 50

      D – Below Average

      Fail

      51 – 60

      C – Average

      Pass

      61 – 70

      C+ – Above Average

      Pass

      71 - 80

      B – Good

      Pass

      81 – 90

      B+ – Very Good

      Pass

      91 – 100

      A – Excellent

      Pass

Assessment Schedule

      Year 1

      • Week 7: Continual Assessment 1

      • Week 14: Continual Assessment 2

      • Week 21: Mid-Year Examination

      • Week 28: Continual Assessment 3

      • Week 35: Continual Assessment 4

      • Week 42: Final Examination

      Year 2

      • Week 7: Continual Assessment 1

      • Week 14: Continual Assessment 2

      • Week 21: Mid-Year Examination

      • Week 28: Continual Assessment 3

      • Week 35: Continual Assessment 4

      • Week 40: Preliminary Examination

      Notes:

      • The class participation grade (10%) will be assigned by the teacher at the end of the course.

      • Actual dates of the assessments may vary to better fit student’s learning progress. Student will be informed by the teacher in class if there are changes.

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08 AUGUST 2018 TO 07 AUGUST 2022
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