Secondary 3 After School Programme Note: Remedial lessons are for students selected by subject teachers Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri 2:25 – 4:20 2:25 – 3.15 Remedial 1:50 – 2:35 2:35 – 3:20 3:20 – 4:05 3:00 – 3:45 3:45 - 4:30 Remedials 2:30 – 6:00 CCAs
Purpose: to give more practice to our students and push them to excel .
Ensures that your child reviews and revises all that have been taught in the class for the week
Given for all the four holidays:
Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec
To check that the students have learnt the subject matter taught
To develop the habit in your child to constantly review and revise their work
Note: Dates of Common Tests are found on Page 83 of Student Handbook
To impress the urgency of the need to start studying and working hard on a regular basis
To inculcate self-discipline to use time meaningfully
To Be Held Every Tuesday, Starting in February
Students will be required to complete online assignments at home
An opportunity for pupils to engage in independent and self-directed learning
To consolidate your child’s / ward’s academic foundation
To prepare him/her for the coming National Examination in 2011.
From 1 Nov – 11 Nov 2010
Kindly note the following :
Your child / ward is expected to report to school at the usual time each day
Any absence must be accounted for with an official document (eg, medical certificate)
Compulsory Enrichment Programmes
Compulsory Sec 3 Adventure Camp
Venue: Jalan Bahtera MOE
Date: 1st March – 3rd March 2010
Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
To allow participants an experience of group living and outdoor education.
To provide teamwork, cooperation and camaraderie among class pupils
To bring out leadership qualities in the pupils.
To provide opportunities to enhance teacher-pupil rapport so as to enhance the implementation of the School’s Pastoral Care Programme
Other Enrichment Programmes
STUDENT DEVT Life Skills Training: Stress & Time Management, Career Exploration, E-Career Portal PE Sec 3 Camp Self Defence Course CRAFTS & TECH Digital media design for Art students Sketching Workshop Baking Workshop for F&N students
ARTS ENRICHMENT PROG (ASSEMBLY) Appreciation of Chinese Opera Introduction to Latin Music EL Reading Enrichment (subscription to ST) Reader’s Digest News in Class
MT E-learning portal Newspaper / Magazine Subscriptions News in Class (CL) MATHS Financial Literacy Programme (includes Values Education) ACE E-Learning System HUMANITIES
-to Sarawak (for Geography pupils)
to Japan (for Science pupils)
Café Training for EBS pupils
AEM gives students the opportunity to experience and benefit from practice-oriented learning in fields as diverse as digital media and entrepreneurship
Student achievement in the AEM will be reflected in their Holistic Report Card.
AEM can be used as additional consideration by students for the Joint Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE) and Direct Polytechnic Admissions (DPA) exercise.
Our 2009 AEM Partners
Ngee Ann Poly Fundamentals of Solar & Renewable Energy Web 2.0 Applications Singapore Poly Introduction to Nanotechnology Republic Poly Experiential Outdoor Planning
Mixed Media Animation
Small Business Enterprise
School Character & Leadership Framework
Our Desired Outcomes:
To nurture every student to become effective leaders and good role models who serve and lead with compassion and integrity .
To equip every student with basic leadership skills To provide at least one leadership opportunity for every Bukit Viewan during their stay in the school Student Leadership Development Framework
4-Year Progressive Training Plan for all students and Positional Leaders
Expansion of leadership opportunities
Close monitoring of fair distribution of leadership opportunities
Assessment & Recognition
Half-yearly developmental assessment for selected leaders
‘ Good Leadership Performance Award’ for effective leaders
REVIEW & REFINEMENT
Refinement through Students’ and Teachers’ Feedback
VALUES & SEL Student Leadership Development Framework
4-Year Progressive Leadership Training (SPICE) Student Leadership Development Framework Sec 1 S elf-leadership Self Awareness Self Management Sec 2 P eer-leadership Self Management Social Awareness Relationship Management Sec 3 I nstitute & C ommunity E ngagement Social Awareness Relationship Management Responsible Decision Making Sec 4/5 Leaving behind a legacy Relationship Management Responsible Decision Making
Good Performance Leadership Award (School)
National Youth Achievement Award (National )
Recognition Leadership Opportunities
SCHOOL CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK COMMUNITY PARENTS CARING & RESTORATIVE CULTURE CIPRR SELF AWARENESS SELF MANAGEMENT SOCIAL AWARENESS RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBLE DECISION MAKING CCA HEAD (Cognitive) HEART (Affective) HAND (Experience) Instructional Programme IPW Values Education (CME) Life Skills Training Career Guidance Cyber-Wellness Sexuality Education Leadership Development NYAA Aesthetic Programme Secondary One Orientation NE Arts Appreciation Programme Graduation Function Incentive Programme STEP-UP Programme Counselling Programme Bonding Camps CIP Learning Journeys Secondary Three Adventurous Camp Peer Support Programme PE & Healthy Lifestyle Programme Camps
4-Year Social Emotional Learning Framework Levels Values Infused Skills Learned Sec 1 Respect Integrity Self-Awareness such as DISC personality profiling, building self esteem, developing effective communication Sec 2 Responsibility Compassion Relationship Management & Social Awareness such as managing emotions and conflicts and making responsible choices Sec 3 Perseverance Responsible Decision Making & Social Awareness such as managing stress and overcoming procrastination; Career discovery Sec 4/5 Conquering the last leap Learn practical learning strategies and examination skills; Developing winning attitudes
Every student will have to do 6 hrs of community service per year
Involves visitation of old folks homes, collection of old newspapers, cleaning parks, etc.
Every student must take one CCA
To ensure that our students are developed both intellectually and physically
Learn to work as a team and are given responsibilities
CCA Grading Scheme awards CCA points in these categories :
Points are awarded for participation in CCA with at least 75% attendance
CCA bonus points awarded can be used for application to tertiary institutions
More information on Page 30 of Student Handbook
Launched by the President in 1992 to encourage young people to develop personal qualities of self-reliance , perseverance and responsibility to themselves, society and nation
Participants undertake activities in the areas of Service , Adventurous Journey , Skill s and Physical Recreation
Pass in EL AND 2 other subjects? Promoted to Sec 4E Transferred to Sec 4N Yes No Secondary 3 Express
Promoted to Sec 4N Retained at Sec 3N Yes No At least Grade 5 in EL AND and 2 other subjects or pass in 4 subjects? Secondary 3 Normal (Academic)
Offered only to the top 3N(A) pupils who will
join a Sec 3 Express class in 2011
not need to sit for the N levels in 2011
sit for the O levels in 2012
Through Train Programme
Promoted to Sec 4T Retained at Sec 3T Yes No At least Grade 5 in EL or Maths AND one other subject? Secondary 3 Normal (Technical)
Grading Criteria: Express Stream Grades Marks (%) Description A1 A2 75 70 - 74 Demonstrates very good understanding of the subject B3 B4 65 – 69 60 - 64 Demonstrates good understanding of the subject C5 C6 55 – 59 50 - 54 Demonstrates adequate understanding of the subject D7 D8 45 – 49 40 - 44 Demonstrates elementary understanding of the subject F9 39 Has not met minimum requirements for the subject
Grading Criteria: Normal (Academic) Stream Grades Marks (%) Description 1 2 75 70 - 74 Demonstrates very good understanding of the subject 3 4 65 – 69 60 - 64 Demonstrates good understanding of the subject 5 50 - 59 Demonstrate adequate understanding of the subject U 49 Has not met minimum requirements for the subject
Grading Criteria: Normal (Technical) Stream Grades Marks (%) Description A B 75 70 - 74 Demonstrates very good understanding of the subject C 60 – 69 Demonstrates good understanding of the subject D 50 - 59 Demonstrate adequate understanding of the subject U 49 Has not met minimum requirements for the subject
Criteria for Promotion of Secondary School Pupils Course and Level Met Stated Minimum Attainment Level Promoted to next higher level in same course Sec 3E Grade 6 or better in EL and 2 other subjects Sec 3N(A)
Grade 5 or better in
EL and 2 other subjects or
Sec 3N(T) Grade 5 or better in 2 subjects one of which should be EL or Mathematics
Centralised Institutes / Pre-U Centres GCE ‘O’ LEVEL GCE ‘A’ LEVEL POST SECONDARY EDUCATION Junior Colleges Polytechnics ITE APPRENTICESHIP UNIVERSITIES E M P L O Y M E N T GCE ‘N’ LEVEL S 5N (A)
Given to students upon graduation since 2007
National Exam Results
CIP & Character Devt involvement
Aims to promote holistic education.
Recognizes a more diverse range of student achievements and talents
Details on the selection criteria of each Junior college are available in the respective website of the Junior college.
10-20% of JC 1 places
Each student is NOT allowed to accept more than one Confirmed Offer at any time.
When to apply?
Starting from June
How to apply?
Check details of admission criteria on respective JC websites
Every JC has its own niche programme
For more information, please refer to www.moe.gov.sg/esp/schadm/dsa_jc
New GCE ‘A’ Level Curriculum (since 2006) Legend: CCA Co-Curricular Activities CDP Character Development Programme NE National Education PCCG Pastoral Care & Career Guidance PE Physical Education GP General Paper PW Project Work KI Knowledge & Inquiry
Life Skills The holistic curriculum of the school, including non-academic activities, that helps develop in you the values and skills to take you through life as responsible and active citizens.
Knowledge Skills The part of the curriculum that focuses on developing your thinking, process and communication skills. These skills are also developed through the content-based subjects described below.
Content-based Subjects The part of the curriculum that gives you grounding in content disciplines in three different areas: Languages, Humanities & the Arts, and Mathematics & Sciences. If you are a Humanities & the Arts student, you will take at least one contrasting subject from the Mathematics and Sciences disciplines, and vice versa.
New GCE ‘A’ Level Curriculum
New GCE ‘A’ Level Curriculum
Allows polytechnics to admit students based on a broader measure of merits beyond performance based on GCE ‘O’ Level Examination results.
Polytechnics admit up to 5% of their intake based on special talents and aptitude.
The polytechnics will have their own respective selection criteria (refer to respective polytechnics’ websites )
Joint-Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE)
Can be used in application to JC and Polytechnics
A1-A2 : 2 points
B3-C6 : 1 point
CCA Grade can be used as a subject for admission to Millennia Institute