Meet the Parents May 2011 Sec 4E & 5NA (no mid yr results)

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Meet the Parents May 2011 Sec 4E & 5NA (no mid yr results)

  1. 1. Welcome to Damai Secondary School Parent Teacher Meeting Sec 4 Exp and 5
  2. 2. Meet-The-Parents Session 2011 Programme Outline <ul><li>GCE ‘O’ Level 2010 results </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements for Post-Secondary Education </li></ul><ul><li>School Programmes for 4E & 5NA </li></ul><ul><li>School Initiatives /Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting with your son’s/daughter’s Form Teachers </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>2010 GCE ‘O’ LEVEL EXAMINATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>RESULTS </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2010 GCE “O” Level Exam No. of Candidates 4 Express 219(223) 5 Normal Academic 71 (61) Total 290
  5. 5. Comparison across the years Year 7 Distinctions 8 Distinctions 1997 1 1 1998 2 1 1999 1 1 2000 2 2 2001 7 1 2002 0 1 2003 1 0
  6. 6. Comparison across the years 10 1 (4) Year 7 Distinctions 8 Distinctions 2004 2 1 2005 0 0 2006 1 2 2007 5 0 2008 2 0 2009 1 0 2010
  7. 7. First time in Damai’s History <ul><li>4 with 8 Distinctions </li></ul><ul><li>10 students scoring 7 or more Distinctions </li></ul>
  8. 8. Passes in 3 or more subjects No. of Pupils % 4E 216 99.1 (96.9) 5NA 61 (47) 85.9 (77)
  9. 9. Passes in 3 or more subjects Damai National 4E 99.1% 98.1% 5NA 85.9% 85%
  10. 10. Passes in 5 or more subjects No. of pupils % 4E 203 (200) 92.7 (89.7) 5NA 45 (28) 63.4 (45.9)
  11. 11. No. of Distinctions Scored No. of Distinctions No. of Pupils Cum % 8 1 (0) 0.3 (0) 7 10 (1) 3.3 (0.5) 6 13 (3) 4.3 (1.1) 5 26 (14) 8.6 (4.9) 4 40 (29) 13.2 (10.2) 3 69 (66) 22.8 (23.2)
  12. 12. Subjects with 100% Passes 4E 5NA Art Higher Chinese Higher Tamil Hindi, Tamil, Urdu Literature in Tamil Malay Music Chinese B Art D&T Chinese B Malay B
  13. 13. Achieved % above National Averages 4E 5NA Art Design & Technology Food & Nutrition Geography Higher Chinese & Chinese B Higher Tamil & Tamil Hindi Malay & Malay B Mathematics Music POA Science (Phy, Ch) Additional Mathematics Art Chinese & Chinese B Design & Technology Food & Nutrition Mathematics Science (Phy, Ch)
  14. 14. Core Subject and Scorecard
  15. 15. Core Subject and Scorecard
  16. 16. Core Subject and Scorecard
  17. 17. Eligibility for Post Secondary Education 4E 106 (48.4%) 5NA 11 (15.5%) Total 117 (40.3%)
  18. 18. Requirements for Admission to Post-secondary Education
  19. 19. Admission Requirements to JCs <ul><li>Aggregate of 20 points or below for L1R5: </li></ul><ul><li>L1 English / Higher Mother Tongue </li></ul><ul><li>R2 Mathematics / Science </li></ul><ul><li>R3 Humanities/ Mathematics / Science </li></ul><ul><li>R4 Humanities / Maths / Science </li></ul><ul><li>R5 Any other O Level subject (Art, D&T, F&N, </li></ul><ul><li>Music etc) </li></ul><ul><li>R6 Any other O Level subject </li></ul><ul><li>** A1-A2 in CCA – 2 bonus points (if meet L1R5) </li></ul><ul><li>B3- C6 in CCA – 1 bonus point </li></ul>
  20. 20. Example 1 : GCE O LEVEL RESULTS ENGLISH LANGUAGE B3 MOTHER TONGUE A2 PHYSICS B4 CHEMISTRY B4 E MATHEMATICS A1 A MATHEMATICS A2 COMBINED HUMANITIES B3 BIOLOGY A2 B3 A1 B3 A2 A2 Aggregate of L1R5 = 13 Student qualifies for JC Admission . A2
  21. 21. Example 2 : GCE O LEVEL RESULTS ENGLISH LANGUAGE B3 MOTHER TONGUE C5 SCIENCE D7 MATHEMATICS A2 POA E8 COMBINED HUMANITIES B3 D & T C6 B3 A2 B3 Aggregate of L1R5 = 26 Student does not quality for JC Admission . C5 C6 D7
  22. 22. L1R5 Aggregate Scores (With Bonus Points) of Students Admitted To Junior Colleges In The 2011 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) 20 20 Yishun JC 2020 18 4 5 Victoria JC 54 17 6 7 Temasek JC 76 16 13 13 Tampines JC 1313 15 9 9 St. Andrew's JC 99 14 14 15 Serangoon JC 1514 13 3 3 Raffles Institution 33 12 16 16 Pioneer JC 1616 11 5 5 National JC 55 10 9 10 Nanyang JC 109 9 9 10 Meridian JC 109 8 15 14 Jurong JC 1415 7 20 20 Innova JC 6 3 3 Hwa Chong Institution 5 10 11 Catholic JC 4 5 - Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) 3 7 7 Anglo-Chinese JC 2 8 10 Anderson JC 1 Science Arts JC S/No
  23. 23. Polytechnics
  24. 24. Requirements for Admission to Polytechnics (L1R2B2) <ul><li>L1 English Language/ Higher MT </li></ul><ul><li>1st Group of Relevant Subjects (R1) Maths or A Maths </li></ul><ul><li>2nd Group of Relevant Subjects (R2) Architectural Technology </li></ul><ul><li>(at least C6 for relevant subjects) Science subjects, Art, D & T </li></ul><ul><li>Business-Related Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities subjects, POA </li></ul><ul><li>Science-Based Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Science subjects, F & N </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Science subjects, D & T </li></ul><ul><li>Best 2 Subjects (B2) Best 2 other subjects </li></ul><ul><li>** CCA can be considered as R3 or R4 subjects </li></ul>
  25. 25. 11 S76 SP Banking and Financial Services Courses by Group Poly Course Code 2011 JAE COP A. BUILT ENVIRONMENT Architecture SP S66 14 Civil Engineering with Business SP S68 17 Engineering Science NP N93 9 Hotel and Leisure Facilities Management NP N40 13 Integrated Events & Project Management SP S50 13 Integrated Facility Design & Management TP T28 16 Landscape Architecture SP S94 17 Real Estate Business NP N48 15 B. BUSINESS, FINANCE & LAW Accountancy NP N51 11 Accountancy SP S75 11 JAE 2011 Cut-Off Points (COP) -- SAMPLE Courses available in 2011 and the JAE 2011 Cut-Off Points (COP)        COP indicates the ELR2B2 aggregate score (after deducting CCA bonus points) of the last student posted to the course under the 2011 JAE.
  26. 26. Lead Up to GCE ‘O’ Levels Date Event/Programme 26 May Sec 4 & 5 Parent-Teacher-Meeting And Talk 30 May GCE ‘O’ Level Mother Tongue Examination 1 Jul – 14 Jul GCE ‘O’ Level Mother Tongue Oral Examination 5 Jul – 15 Jul GCE ‘N’ Level English Oral Examination 19 Jul GCE ‘O’ MT LC Examination 25 Jul – 4 Aug GCE ‘N’ Level Mother Tongue Oral Examination 15 Aug – 26 Aug GCE ‘O’ Level English Oral Examination 11 Aug – 19 Aug GCE N Level Prelim Examinations 5 Sep – 11 Oct Start of GCE ‘N’ Level LC and written Examination 12 Sep – 20 Sep GCE O Level Prelim Examinations 24 Oct – 17 Nov GCE ‘O’ Level Examination (Single Intake – written)
  27. 27. School Programmes
  28. 28. SCHOOL PROGRAMMES <ul><li>Target-Setting for all pupils </li></ul><ul><li>Study Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Week Activities (Term II Wk 10) </li></ul><ul><li>Structured Remedials for all upper sec classes </li></ul><ul><li>Night Study Programme (Sec 4 and 5) </li></ul><ul><li>Mock Exams (Sec 4 and 5) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Journeys (Science, Humanities) </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichment Activities (All levels, various subjects) </li></ul><ul><li>Career Awareness (Learning Week) </li></ul><ul><li>Motivational and Study Skills workshop </li></ul>
  29. 29. 4E & 5N PROGRAMME <ul><li>Target-Setting </li></ul><ul><li>June Extended Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Banding based on ability (Humanities and MT) </li></ul><ul><li>Mother Tongue Intensive Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Motivational and Study Skills (Once termly) </li></ul><ul><li>Mass Lectures (Block Study) </li></ul><ul><li>Study Programme (Mon, Tues & Thurs) </li></ul><ul><li>Block Study Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Night Study Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Mock Exams </li></ul>
  30. 30. SCHOOL PROGRAMMES & EVENTS <ul><li>Other department based projects, events and milestone programmes can be found online : </li></ul><ul><li>a) http:// www.damaisec.moe.edu.sg / </li></ul><ul><li>b) http://damaisec.asknlearn.com/lms/ </li></ul>
  31. 31. School’s Initiatives for 2011
  32. 32. Enhanced Year-Head System Deanship System Level Dean Year Head Asst. Year Head Sec 1 Mrs Rose Chen Mr Sheikh Luqmahn Miss Isabel Wong Sec 2 Miss Lee Ley Har Mr Ng We Keat Mrs Tan Shu Fen Sec 3 Mdm Soraya Suleiman Mr Poon Lee Wang Mrs Lee Pei Kee Sec 4 & 5 Ms Norharyati Hassan & Mrs Judy Ling Mrs Loke Siew Ping Mdm Nur Sahira
  33. 33. School Experience Initiatives <ul><li>Level Camps </li></ul>Sec 1 Orientation Camp Leadership Training Camp Term 1 Week 1 Term 1 Week 10 Sec 2 Cross-Cultural Learning (Overseas Trip) Term 1 Week 10 Sec 3 Adventure/Outdoor Camp Term 1 Week 10 Sec 4 & 5 Motivational & Study Skills Workshops Term 1 Week 10
  34. 34. Motivational & Study Skills Workshops <ul><li>Termly workshops to sustain pupils’ motivation and focus to handle the challenges of national exams with a positive mindset </li></ul><ul><li>Held in Term 1 to teach the skills and strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up in each term before the major exams eg. MYE, Prelim and N level </li></ul><ul><li>Reviewed after MYE for effectiveness of application </li></ul>
  35. 35. Motivational & Study Skills Workshops <ul><li>Before exams – Laying the foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions focus on Motivational strategies such as having a Positive and Focussed Outlook including identifying goals and targets, minimising distractions, balancing expectations, working with others and managing stress etc </li></ul>
  36. 36. Motivational & Study Skills Workshops <ul><li>Preparation phase before exam </li></ul><ul><li>Teaches study skills such as chunking, mnemonics, note-taking etc to enhance retention of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Planning of exam timetable, managing a realistic expectation and handling stress </li></ul>
  37. 37. Motivational & Study Skills Workshops <ul><li>Post exam review </li></ul><ul><li>Review of the effectiveness of study skills and strategies applied for the exams </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforcement of motivational tips to sustain efforts for the next challenge </li></ul>
  38. 38. School Expectations <ul><li>Pupils are advised to : </li></ul><ul><li>Build your ground work. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the upcoming June holidays to consolidate and revise. </li></ul><ul><li>Be present for remedials and </li></ul><ul><li>extra classes organised </li></ul><ul><li>during the holidays. </li></ul>
  39. 39. School Expectations <ul><li>100% Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>June Extended Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Term 2 & 3 Remedials </li></ul><ul><li>Block Time Table Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Post GCE ‘N’ Level Programme </li></ul><ul><li>HARD WORK! “Be Prepared, Not Sorry!” </li></ul>
  40. 40. Responsibility of School <ul><li>To ensure that: </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance and work progress of students are monitored </li></ul><ul><li>Students attend remedial / supplementary lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Parents / Guardians are kept informed of child/ward’s progress </li></ul><ul><li>-- Updates of school events and matters on school website, as well as portal for parents : </li></ul><ul><li>a) http:// www.damaisec.moe.edu.sg / </li></ul><ul><li>b) http://damaisec.asknlearn.com/lms/ </li></ul>
  41. 41. Responsibility of Parents/Guardians <ul><li>To assist school in: </li></ul><ul><li>ensuring that child attends school, the 4E/5N programme (Oct/Nov) </li></ul><ul><li>ensuring that child revises his/her work </li></ul><ul><li>ensuring that child does not stay out late </li></ul><ul><li>contacting teachers when need arises </li></ul><ul><li>Work in support of the school </li></ul>
  42. 42. Parents are invited to : <ul><li>Clarify with any key personnel, form teachers or subject teachers on issues raised. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet up and speak with your child’s form teacher or subject teachers (in the designated classrooms) </li></ul><ul><li>Make appointment to meet up with teachers on another day for further discussion. </li></ul>
  43. 43. Meeting your child’s Form Teacher / Subject Teacher in class - in Sec 4 and 5 classrooms
  44. 44. We depend on each other <ul><li>Joint partnership between parents and school to enable our students to excel </li></ul>
  45. 45. Thank You

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