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Principal Tea Session with Sec 2 Parents cum
streaming Talk 27 September 2014
Greendale Secondary
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Programme Outline
• 9 -10am
: Streaming Talk
• 10 -11.15am
: Tea break cum
dialogue with
Principal
• 11.15am – 12.45noon: A parenting talk
Helping your child make choices)
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Preparing for
Post-Secondary
Education
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Routes after Secondary Education
Routes after Secondary Education
Admission Criteria
for
Post – Secondary
Education
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Joint Admission Exercise
Post-sec Institution
Posting based on
Junior College
L1 R5
Centralised Institute
L1 R4
Polytechnic
EL R2 B2
ITE
EL R1 B3 / EL R2 B2
L1–First Language;
R–Relevant subjects;
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B–Best subjects
▪ inspiring LIVES
Importance of Combined Humanities
MUST Count to
go to JC / MI
One of the relevant subjects for
Hospitality / Business Related
Courses
Combined Humanities /
Geography has to be included
“Communications & Mass
Management (SP)”
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Importance of Science
Engineering Related Courses
University
PostSecondary
JC
Polytechnic
Physics OR
Chemistry
Options
Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered
A
Physics AND Chemistry
B
Physics OR Chemistry
C
Combined Science
(Physics / Chemistry)
Combined
Science
(Physics /
Chemistry)
‘O’ Level
Core
Subject
1.
2.
English Language
Math / Additional Math
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Importance of Pure Sciences
Medicine
Dentistry
Core subject required is
Chemistry (Pure Science)
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Admission Criteria
Direct Entry Scheme
1st or 2nd year Diploma
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Admission Criteria
New Through-Train Pathways for
Normal (Academic) Students
EL MA B3 ≤ 11
Based on GCE ‘N’ level
Results, Eligible to
apply for
the Polytechnic
Foundation Programme
Polytechnic
Foundation
Programme
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Bonus Points
• Feeder schools as 1st choice : 2 bonus pts
• ‘A’ grade for CCA : 2 bonus pts
• ‘B’ or ‘C’ grade for CCA : 1 bonus pt
• A1 to C6 for both EL & HMT : 2 bonus pt
• Maximum of 4 bonus pts
• BONUS POINTS NOT TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT WHEN
CONSIDERING ELIGIBILITY UNDER JAE
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CCA Bonus Points
Points computed from LEAPS (Leadership, Enrichment, Achievement,
Participation, Service
4-year
5-year
Points
Grade
Points
Grade
25 & above
A1
26 & above
A1
20 - 24
A2
21 – 25
A2
16 - 19
B3
17 – 20
B3
13 - 15
B4
14 – 16
B4
10 - 12
C5
11 – 13
C5
8-9
C6
9 – 10
C6
4-7
D7
5–8
D7
1-3
E8
1-4
E8
0
U
0
A1 & A2 = 2 bonus points
B3 – C6 = 1 bonus point
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▪ inspiring LIVES
Application of Bonus Points
(An Example)
Can I use my CCA as a subject for admission to Junior Colleges (JCs),
Millennia Institute (MI), Polytechnics (Poly) and Institute of Technical
Education (ITE) courses?
• For determining eligibility of admission, the CCA grade can be
used for MI courses, but not for JC, Poly or ITE courses.
• If a candidate is determined to be eligible for a JC, Poly and/or ITE
course, his/her CCA bonus points can be used in the computation
of his/her net aggregate for posting to JC, Poly or ITE courses.
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Application of Bonus Points
(An Example)
Student CCA Bonus Aggrega
Net
Eligibl
Grad Point te Score Aggregat e for
e
(for JC)
e Score
JC
A
A2
B
A2
2
19
19 – 2 =
17
2
21
21 – 2 =
19
L1R5 must be ≤ 20
(without CCA)
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Yes
No
Mother Tongue Language
Policy
• ‘O’ or ‘N’ Level MT Syllabus B
 At Sec 4N : the MTL B grade cannot be counted
for promotion to Sec 5NA
 At Sec 5NA/ 4E : the MTL B grade cannot be used
for computation for JC and university admission
• MTL B Eligibility Criteria
 Failed Sec 3 or obtained E8 and below at Sec 4
mid-year ‘O’ level, or failed ‘N’ level
• Points worth consideration
 Opportunity costs
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Subject Combination for
Sec 3 (2015)
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Subject Combinations (Exp)
COMMON
SUBJECTS
EL
MTL
MATH
COMB HUMS^
OTHER SUBJECTS
CHM(SPA)
BIO*(SPA)
AMATH
CHM(SPA)
PHY(SPA)
AMATH
* min. of 15 students required to start a class
^ either SS/GE or SS/HI
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Subject Combinations (Exp)
COMMON
SUBJECTS
OTHER SUBJECTS
SCI(PHY,CHM)
EL
SCI(CHM,BIO*)
MTL
MATH
SCI(PHY,CHM)
COMB HUMS^
SCI(CHM,BIO*)
AMATH
POA
AMATH
POA
AMATH
DT
AMATH
DT
* min. of 15 students required to start a class
^ either SS/GE or SS/HI
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Subject Combinations (Exp)
COMMON
SUBJECTS
EL
MTL
MATH
COMB HUMS^
OTHER SUBJECTS
SCI(PHY,CHM)
POA
GEOG^^
SCI(PHY,CHM)
POA
ART
SCI(PHY,CHM)
POA
DT
SCI(PHY,CHM)
GEOG^^
-
^ either SS/GE or SS/HI
^^ can only offer SS/HI if GEOG is offered
Subject Combinations (Exp)
COMMON
SUBJECTS
EL
MTL
MATH
COMB HUMS^
OTHER SUBJECTS
SCI(PHY,CHM)
AMATH
-
SCI(PHY,CHM)
ART
-
SCI(PHY,CHM)
DT
-
SCI(PHY,CHM)
POA
-
^ either SS/GE or SS/HI
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Subject Combinations (NA)
COMMON SUBJECTS
OTHER SUBJECTS
EL
MTL*
COMB HUMS^
MATH*
SCI(PHY,CHM)*
POA
ART
DT
^ either SS/GE or SS/HI
* Students who achieve at least 70% in Sec 2(Overall) may be
offered to take up the respective subject at ‘O’-Level’ standard,
subject to the approval of the respective subject HOD.
Subject Combinations (NT)
COMMON SUBJECTS
OTHER SUBJECTS
EL
MTL
MATH
CPA
EBS
SCI*
* Students must achieve at least 65% in Sec 2 SCI(Overall)
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Subject Requirements &
Careers
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2 Pure Sciences
– min A2 (70%) in Sec 2 SCI(Overall)
BIO(SPA) or SCI(BIO)
– min B4 (60%) in Sec 2 EL(Overall)
Suitability
Good at logical reasoning
Enjoy conceptual & theoretical
learning. Strong in Math if they want to
study PHY(SPA).
Entry
Not prerequisite for any Science
Requiremen related courses in Polytechnic.
ts for Post
Preferred if intending to take ‘A’ Level
Sec
Science.
Education
Only Chemistry is required for Medicine
& Dentistry in University.
Criteria
Suitability
Min B3 (65%) in Sec 2 MATH(Overall)
and at least 70% in the Algebra
components in EOY Exam.
Comfortable with abstract thinking.
Enjoy solving long, complex Math
problems.
Strong in E Math (especially Algebra).
Entry
Requiremen
ts for Post
Sec
Education
Not prerequisite for any Polytechnic
course.
Preferred if intending to take ‘A’
Level Mathematics.
Criteria
Importance of Science
Engineering Related Courses
University
PostSecondar
y
JC
Physics OR
Chemistry
Options
Subjects Offered
Subjects Offered
A
Physics AND Chemistry
B
Physics OR Chemistry
C
Combined Science
(Physics / Chemistry)
Combined
Science
(Physics /
Chemistry)
‘O’ Level
Core
Subject
Polytechnic
1.
2.
English Language
Math / Additional Math
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Doctor
Dentist
Scientist
Pharmacist
Nurse
Researcher
Healthcare provider
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•
•
Engineer
Economist
Statistician
Computer Scientist
Systems Analyst
Criteria
None.
Good at making an argument using
evidence and analysing conflicting
points of view.
Enjoy reading.
Strong in English language.
Entry
Not prerequisite for any Polytechnic
Requiremen or ‘A’ Level courses.
Suitability
ts for Post
Sec
Education
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Criteria
None.
Good at analysing and interpreting
data, and seeing the
interconnectedness of people and
the environment.
Enjoy field work.
Entry
Not prerequisite for any Polytechnic
Requiremen or ‘A’ Level courses.
Suitability
ts for Post
Sec
Education
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At least a B4 in Sec 2 GEOG (Overall)
and B4 in EL
Suitability
Good at analysing and interpreting
data, and seeing the
interconnectedness of people and
the environment.
Enjoy field work.
Entry
Not prerequisite for any Polytechnic
Requiremen or ‘A’ Level courses.
Criteria
ts for Post
Sec
Education
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At least C5 (55%) in Sec 2
MATH(Overall)
Final allocation based on merit of
overall results
Suitability
Systematic and analytical.
Good language and mathematical
ability.
Entry
Not prerequisite for any Polytechnic
Requiremen or ‘A’ Level courses.
Criteria
ts for Post
Sec
Education
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• Accountant
• Lawyer
• Business
Management
positions
• HR positions
• Urban Town Planner
• Journalist
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Importance of Combined Humanities
MUST Count to go to JC / MI
Poly – MUST Count for
- Humanities Courses, eg.
- TP & NP / Psychology Studies
- NYP / Social Services (Social Work)
- Media & Design Related Courses, eg.
- SP / Media & Communication
- TP / Communications & Media
Management
- Business Related Courses, eg.
- NYP & TP / Accounting & Finance
- NYP / Marketing
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Criteria
A pass in Sec 2 Art(Overall)
Appreciate the visual arts and has a
keen eye for the aesthetics.
Good time management and
organisational skills for coursework.
Entry
Not prerequisite for any Polytechnic
Requiremen & ‘A’ Level courses or entry to
ts for Post
Lasalle College of Arts and NAFA.
Sec
Note: LaSalle/NAFA will require
Education
portfolio presentation.
Suitability
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Criteria
A pass in Sec 2 D&T(Overall)
Enjoy research and analysis of reallife problems.
Hands-on in making prototype.
Good time management and
organisational skills for coursework.
Entry
Not prerequisite for any Polytechnic
Requiremen & ‘A’ Level courses.
Suitability
ts for Post
Sec
Education
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Highlights
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Advantage of
Design &
Technology
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Prepare students for 21st century skills
using Design Thinking processes to
help enhance creative, critical and
inventive thinking.
Use of SolidWorks software to design
and model 3D prototypes
A systematic learning process that all
students can follow
With good time management and
project management skills, many
students will excel
Previous GCE ‘O’ and ‘N’ level results –
close to 100% pass / at least 50%
distinction
Architect
Product Designer
Media Producer
Civil engineering
Electrical engineering
Mechanical
engineering
• Multimedia/Game
Designer
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Enrolment
Enrolment will only take place at these
timings:
Sec 1-3: Term 1 Week 1-2 ,Term 2 Week 10
Suitability
Students who are weak at MTL (D7 and
below). Students will be counselled and
their suitability assessed by teachers.
Venue for
lessons
CL(B) lessons will be conducted in school.
ML(B) lesson will be conducted in
Language Centre (Bishan) – twice a week
Entry
Requiremen
ts for Post
Sec
Education
MTL B grade can be accepted as
meeting the minimum Mother Tongue
requirement for JC, it cannot be used for
the computation of points for JC
admission.
PROCEDURE FOR
SUBJECT COMBINATION OPTION
EXERCISE
21 OCT (TUE), 9am – 27 OCT (Mon), 4pm
Students to submit choice of subject combination via
LMS
05 NOV (Wed), 2pm
Release of outcome of subject combination
•Students can check via LMS or from noticeboard
outside Main Staffroom
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PROCEDURE FOR
SUBJECT COMBINATION OPTION
EXERCISE
05 NOV (Wed), 2pm – 07 NOV (Fri), 4pm
Appeal for change of subject combination
•via hardcopy form obtainable from LMS or General
Office
•Appeal form to be submitted to General Office by
4pm on 08 Nov
17 NOV (Mon), 2pm
Confirmation of Subject Combination and Class for all
Students
•Students to check finalised list from School
Noticeboard outside Main Staffroom
NOTE
ALLOCATION OF SUBJECT
COMBINATION IS BASED ON MERIT
FIRST, FOLLOWED BY CHOICE.
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Note:
You are reminded to choose your subject
combination wisely.
There is no guarantee of a subject combination
of your choice.
If you do not submit your option online by 27 Oct,
you will be assigned to any available subject
combination.
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The Key Personnels
• Mr Leonard Tan
• Mdm Siti Zaleha
• Mr Soh Chung Wei
• Miss Yue Yoke Har
• Mr Chen Poh Keong
• Mr Syed Faisal
• Mr Chang Man Ho
• Mr Jay Lim
Vice Principal
LH (English)
SH/Chinese Language
HOD/Data Management
HOD/Science
HOD/Humanities
HOD/Design &Technology
Senior Teacher/Art
Thank you

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