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2013 Parents' Day Sec 3

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2013 Parents' Day Sec 3

  1. 1. 2 February 2013Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  2. 2. Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  3. 3. Programme Outline• 10:30 am Address by Principal - Key school programmes - Education Progression Pathways - Question & Answer Session - nTRIX Portal Briefing (by SH/ICT)• 11:30 am Parent-Form Teacher Dialogue Session• 12:30 pm End of ProgrammeBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  4. 4. A dynamic institution that adds value to allBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  5. 5. To nurture all Bukit Viewans to be Creative, Passionate and Resilient learners who possess moral integrity and are responsible to self and society.Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  6. 6. School ValuesBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  7. 7. Compulsory Programmes• Academic Programmes• Character and Citizenship Education Programmes• Enrichment ProgrammesBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  8. 8. Academic ProgrammesBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  9. 9. Sec 3 School Hours Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri7:25am 7:25am – 7:25am 7:25am 7:25am – 2:30pm – – –2:15pm (3NA/NT) 12:30pm 2:30pm 12:30pm 3:15pm 3:15pm (*3E2, *3E3, (*3E2) *3E4 ) 4:00pm 4:00pm (*3E1, *3E3, (3E1) *3E4) * Odd Week only. On Even Weeks, will end at 2:30pmBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  10. 10. Secondary 3 After School Programme Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri 2:30 – 4:45 2:30 – 6:00 2:30 - 4:45 2:30 – 6:00 Remedials CCAs Remedials CCAsNote:Remedial lessons are compulsory for students selected by teachersSome classes may end slightly later on Tuesdays to Thursdays,depending on the number of subjects takenBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  11. 11. Secondary 3T School Hours Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri 7:25am 7:25am 8:30am 7:25am 7:25am – – – – – 2:30pm 2:30pm 12:30pm 2:30pm 12:30pmNote:Some classes may end slightly later on Tuesdays to Thursdays,depending on the number of subjects takenBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  12. 12. Secondary 3T After School Programme Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri 2:30 – 4:00 2:30 – 6:00 2:30 - 4:45 2:30 – 6:00 Enrichment CCAs Remedials CCAs ProgrammeNote:Remedial lessons are compulsory for students selected by teachersSome classes may end slightly later on Tuesdays to Thursdays,depending on the number of subjects takenBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  13. 13. Weekend Homework & Holiday Assignments• Purpose: To consolidate learning, to provide additional practice to reinforce learning – Weekend Homework – Ensures that your child reviews and revises all that have been taught in the class for the week – Holiday Assignment – Given for all the four holidays: Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec• One week June structured programmeBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  14. 14. June Holidays• Balance between Rest and Holiday Assignments/Revision• No part-time occupationBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  15. 15. Common Tests• 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 in the Student HandbookBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  16. 16. Year End Foundation ProgrammeObjectives• To consolidate your child’s / ward’s academic foundation• To prepare him/her for the coming National Examination in 2014Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  17. 17. Year End Foundation ProgrammeDateFrom 28 Oct – 8 Nov 2013• 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)Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  18. 18. Character & Citizenship Education ProgrammesBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  19. 19. School Character and Leadership Development Character Development AwardBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  20. 20. RAISING CHAMPIONS Self-directed Learner Active Contributor
  21. 21. Student Leadership Development FrameworkOur Desired Outcomes:To nurture students to become effectiveleaders and good role models who serveand lead with compassion and integrity. To equip every To provide at least one student with basic leadership opportunity for leadership skills every Bukit Viewan during their stay in the schoolBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  22. 22. Student Leadership Development Framework 4-Year Progressive Leadership Training (SPICE) Sec 1 Self-leadership Self Awareness Self Management Sec 2 Peer-leadership Self Management Social Awareness Relationship Management Sec 3 Institute & Social Awareness Community Relationship Management Engagement Responsible Decision Making Sec 4/5 Leaving behind a Relationship Management legacy Responsible Decision MakingBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  23. 23. Character & Citizenship EducationInstilled through curriculum• CCE Lessons• Lifeskills Programmes• Sexuality Education (MOE)• Cyber-wellness Programme And Co- curriculum • National Education ( e.g. Learning Journeys, Overseas Trips) • Values-in-Action • CCAsWe want our students to be confident and concerned citizens who candemonstrate the ability to reflect on and respond to community, national and global Bukit View Secondary Schoolissues, and to make informed and responsible decisions as for Learning; Character for Life Passion a citizen
  24. 24. • Student Councillors• Class Committees• CCA Leaders• Peer Support Leaders• NE & Environmental Ambassadors• Leaders for ad-hoc events• Good Performance Leadership Award (School)• National Youth Achievement Award (National) Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  25. 25. Values-in-Action • Every student will have to do 6 hours of community service per year • Involves working with sectors in School Improvement, Environment, and Community (Elderly and Disabled)Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  26. 26. FORTE ProgrammeForging Outstanding and Requisite Talents and Ethics• To provide a holistic education that nurtures the characters and talents of all students so that they can have the necessary values and skills to contribute to a knowledge-driven society• Character Development & Talents Development Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life 26
  27. 27. FORTE Programme Level Character Development Talent Development 1NT Game Developer or Mobiles Apps Game design 2NT 3 Hs (Heart, Head, Hands) Introduction to Aeronautics Camp Aero modelling 2NT Social Etiquette 2NT Overseas Service Learning Trip to Cambodia 2NT 2D Stop-motion Animation (Science) 3NT iEtiquette (Interview 2D Animation using tabulate (Science) Preparation)3NT/4NT Elective Modules (airline services, food and beverages, hospitality, junior chef and digital photography,) 3NT Work Experience (hotel industry, F1)3/4NAT ITE Visits/Aviation Learning Journey
  28. 28. Leow Jun Cong (2011)• Lee Kuan Yew Award for Outstanding Normal Course Students (LKY-ONC Award)• 1 of 7 students in Singapore to attain 6 distinctions at 2011 GCE ‘N’ Level ExaminationBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life 28
  29. 29. Our CCA Policy• Every student must take one CCA- To ensure that our students are developed holistically through character development and infusion of school valuesBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life 29
  30. 30. CCA Grading Scheme• CCA Grading Scheme awards CCA points in these categories: – Leadership – Enrichment – Achievement – Participation – ServiceBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  31. 31. CCA Participation Rate• 50% to 74% attendance – CCA points scored for the year will not be computed.• <50% attendance – entire CCA points will be voided.• <75% attendance – Conduct Grade = FairBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life 31
  32. 32. National Youth Achievement Award 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, Skills and Physical RecreationBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  33. 33. School Graduation Certificate (SGC)• Given to students upon graduation• Includes – National Exam Results – CCA Achievements – VIA & Character Devt involvement – TestimonialBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  34. 34. Compulsory Enrichment ProgrammesBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  35. 35. Compulsory Sec 3 Adventure CampBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  36. 36. Secondary 3 Camp• Venue: Desaru, Malaysia• Date: 13th – 15th March 2013• Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  37. 37. Other Enrichment ProgrammesBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  38. 38. Ace-Learning-3E $18.00Sec 3ECore CL - Newspaper Subscription-3E $18.00Enrichment CL E-Learning Portal-3E $18.00Programmes Life Skills Training: Perseverance for Excellence -3E $30.00 ML - Newspaper Subscription-3E $15.00 News in Class (online version)-3E $6.52 Reading Enrichment (ST Subscription)-3E $14.50 S3 Modular Leadership Training-3E $60.00 Sec 3 Adventure Camp-3E $300.00 TL - Newspaper Subscription-3E $15.00 Australian Mathematics Competition -3E $11.00 Bukit View Secondary School 38 Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  39. 39. Sec 3NA Ace-Learning $18.00CoreEnrichment CL - Newspaper Subscription $18.00Programmes CL E-Learning Portal $18.00 Life Skills Training: Perseverance for Excellence $30.00 ML - Newspaper Subscription $15.00 News in Class (online version) $6.52 Reading Enrichment (ST Subscription) $14.50 S3 Modular Leadership Training $60.00 Sec 3 Adventure Camp $300.00 TL - Newspaper Subscription $15.00 TL – RK System online Worksheet (e-Learning Portal) $12.00 Carolina Experiment: Investigative Baking Experiment $60.00Bukit View Secondary School 39 Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  40. 40. Advanced Elective Modules• AEM gives students the opportunity to experience and benefit from practice-oriented learning in fields as diverse as digital media and entrepreneurshipBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  41. 41. Advanced Elective Modules• 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.Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  42. 42. Our 2013 AEM Partners Fundamentals of Solar & Ngee Ann Poly Renewable Energy Experiential Outdoor Republic Poly Planning Smart Robotics Using LEGO Ngee Ann Poly NXTBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  43. 43. Sec 3NT Ace-Learning-3T $18.19Core CL - News in Class-3T $6.50Enrichment CL - Newspaper Subscription-3T $17.00Programmes EBS Hippo-Duck Tours-3T $30.00 EBS Hotel Operations Enrichment-3T $160.00 Life Skills Training: Perseverance for Excellence -3T $25.00 ML - Newspaper Subscription-3T $15.00 News in Class (online version)-3T $6.52 Reading Enrichment (ST Subscription)-3T $14.50 Reading Programme for 3T (Pages of Knowledge)-3T $25.00 S3 Modular Leadership Training-3T $60.00 Sec 3 Adventure Camp-3T $95.00 TL - Newspaper Subscription-3T $15.00 TL - RK System on line Worksheet (E-learning portal)-3T $10.00 Bukit View Secondary School 43 Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  44. 44. Elective Modules in2013 for Sec 3NA/NT• Photography• Hospitality• Junior ChefBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  45. 45. Education Progression ChartBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  46. 46. Secondary 3 Express Promoted to Sec 4E No Pass in EL Yes AND 2 other subjects?Transferred to Sec 4N
  47. 47. Promoted to Sec 4N Yes At leastGrade 5 in EL AND 2 other subjects Secondary or pass in 4 subjects? 3 Normal (Academic) No Retained at Sec 3N
  48. 48. Grading Criteria: Express StreamGrades Marks (%) Description A1 75 Demonstrates very good understanding A2 70 - 74 of the subject B3 65 – 69 Demonstrates good understanding of the B4 60 - 64 subject C5 55 – 59 Demonstrates adequate understanding of C6 50 - 54 the subject D7 45 – 49 Demonstrates elementary understanding E8 40 - 44 of the subject Has not met minimum requirements for F9 39 the subject
  49. 49. Grading Criteria: Normal (Acad) StreamGrades Marks (%) Description 1 75 Demonstrates very good understanding 2 70 - 74 of the subject 3 65 – 69 Demonstrates good understanding of the 4 60 - 64 subject Demonstrates adequate understanding of 5 50 - 59 the subject Has not met minimum requirements for U 49 the subject
  50. 50. Promoted to Sec 4T Yes At least Grade 5in EL or Maths AND Secondary one other subject? 3 Normal (Technical) No Retained at Sec 3T
  51. 51. Grading Criteria: Normal (Technical) StreamGrades Marks (%) Description A 75 Demonstrates very good B 70 - 74 understanding of the subject C 60 – 69 Demonstrates good understanding of the subject Demonstrate adequate D 50 - 59 understanding of the subject Has not met minimum U 49 requirements for the subject
  52. 52. EMPLOYMENTPROGRESSION PATHWAYS UNIVERSITIES GCE ‘A’ LEVEL Higher NITEC Polytechnics ITE Millennia Junior Institute Colleges GCE ‘O’ LEVEL
  53. 53. PROGRESSION PATHWAYS
  54. 54. PROGRESSION PATHWAYS
  55. 55. Min cummulative Min cummulative GPA of 2.3 to GPA of 3.5 qualify for 2-yr - Direct 2nd Year Higher Nitec Higher Nitec
  56. 56. Subject Requirements for JCs/MIBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  57. 57. Eligibility for Admission to JCsBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  58. 58. Eligibility for Admission to MIBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  59. 59. Calculations of L1R5 (JC Admission) L1 English Language or Higher Mother Tongue R1 From the best of Humanities (Note: Higher Art and Higher Music can be considered) R2 From the best of Mathematics/ Science R3 From the next best of Humanities/ Mathematics/ Science R4 From the next best of Humanities/ Mathematics/ Science and other GCE ‘O’ Level Subjects R5 From the next best of Humanities/ Mathematics/ Science and other GCE ‘O’ Level SubjectsBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  60. 60. Calculations of L1R5• CCA is not included in the computation of L1R5.• No subject can be used twice in the aggregate.• If the student has insufficient subjects (i.e. student does not have an English grade and an HMT), then L1R5 cannot be computed.• Mother Tongue Language ‘B’ Syllabus cannot be used for the computation of aggregate points.• Students that fail L1 (EL or Higher Mother Tongue) still have their L1R5 aggregate computed.Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  61. 61. Calculations of L1R5: ExamplesImpact of Core Subjects: EL, Hum, Maths & Science
  62. 62. Computation of Bonus Points
  63. 63. 2012 Cutoff Points for JCsBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  64. 64. 2012 Cutoff Points for JCsBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  65. 65. Examples: Calculations of L1R5Implications:• More subjects – more choices in calculating L1R5• Need for balance - # subj vs doing well
  66. 66. Calculations of L1R4 (MI Admission) L1 English Language or Higher Mother Tongue R1 From the next best of Humanities/ Mathematics/ Science R2 From the next best of Humanities/ Mathematics/ Science R3 From the next best of Humanities/ Mathematics/ Science and other GCE ‘O’ Level Subjects R4 From the next best of Humanities/ Mathematics/ Science and other GCE ‘O’ Level Subjects For Polytechnic admission, the LIR4 requirements differ from course to course.Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  67. 67. NITEC Courses at ITE More popular courses…Applied Food Science 3 GCE ‘N’ Passes (Grade A-D or Grade 1-5) in Mathematics, ScienceChemical Process Technology and one other subjectNursing 3 GCE ‘N’ Passes (Grade A-D or Grade 1-5) in English Language, Mathematics and ScienceAerospace Machining Technology 3 GCE ‘N’ Passes (Grade A-D orOpticianry Grade 1-5) in Mathematics orInteractive Media Design Science and two other subjectsElectronicsICT
  68. 68. Higher NITEC Courses at ITE More popular courses…
  69. 69. Direct School Admission to Junior Colleges (DSA) – started since 2005• Aims to promote holistic education.• Recognizes a more diverse range of student achievements and talentsBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  70. 70. Direct School Admission to Junior Colleges (DSA)• 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.Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  71. 71. Direct School Admission to Junior Colleges (DSA) – started since 2005• When to apply? – Starting from June• How to apply? – Check details of admission criteria on respective JC websites – Every JC has its own niche programmeFor more information, please refer towww.moe.gov.sg/esp/schadm/dsa_jcBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  72. 72. Joint-Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE) Allows polytechnics to admit students based on a broader measure of merits beyond performance based on GCE ‘O’ Level Examination results.Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  73. 73. Joint-Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE)• 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)Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  74. 74. Bonuses from HMTL• Pupils will take MT at Sec 3 – Pupils will take Higher MT at Sec 4• 2 bonus points in application to JC/MI• Exempt from taking Mother Tongue at JC/MIBukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  75. 75. Reminder: Health Matter• Let the Form Teacher know if your child has any medical condition (with medical proofs) that may affect his/her performance at tests/exams• You may apply for special arrangements (eg. Extra time, help in identifying colours at practical exam)Bukit View Secondary School Passion for Learning; Character for Life
  76. 76. Question & AnswerBukit View Secondary School 76 Passion for Learning; Character for Life

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