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English

Goals

  • Listen, read and view critically with high levels of accuracy. To develop a holistic understanding and appreciation of various literary and informational sources from both print and non-printed sources
  • Speak, write and represent in standard English acceptable internationally to prepare students in a globalized economy. To develop strong grammar and fluent linguistic abilities which is appropriate for different situations, audiences and culture
  • Understand and use standard English, grammar and vocabulary accurately and develop an awareness of how speakers and writers string words together and use language to communicate ideas

Approach

  • Motivate learning and assisting students to be aware of what is required to be learned. Guiding students to establish connections with what they already know
  • Consolidate and reinforce existing concepts
  • Diagnosis of students’ requirements, abilities and interests and close monitoring of their learning and provision of useful feedback for areas of improvement and self-assessment
  • Teaching in real-world contexts and use of relevant real life examples
  • Facilitation of discovery by supporting students to learn a skill, strategy, process or rule without direct instructions from the teacher
  • Clear directions and explanations will be given in a systematic way to help clarify skills, strategy and processes in English

Combined Science (Physics and Chemistry)

Goal

  • Ensure that students establish a complete understanding on the basics of O level Combined Science – Physics and Chemistry .
  • Ensure that students are able to grasp the concept behind each definition in both Chemistry and Physics via understanding rather than memorizing
  • Emphasis on accuracy and reasoning in Physics and Chemistry calculations and application questions respectively

Approach

  • Adopt a ‘question after explanation’ method to ensure that students fully understand each part of the lesson
  • Focus on application of various concepts to promote critical thinking and analytical skills using Prelim and TYS questions

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Chemistry

Goal

  • Ensure that students have a complete and thorough understanding of O level Chemistry, especially for Chemical Calculations
  • Coverage of all topics with particular emphasis on Chemical Energy, Electrolysis and Organic Chemistry

Approach

  • Mind Map notes or Key notes with important learning points especially for organic chemistry
  • Adopt a ‘questions after explanation’ method to ensure that students fully understand each part of the lesson
  • Focus on application of various concepts to promote higher order thinking and analytical skills using Prelim and TYS questions

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Physics

Goal

  • Ensure that students have a complete and thorough understanding of O level Physics, especially in the area of definitions and formulae
  • Coverage of all topics with particular emphasis on Electricity, waves and Electromagnetism

Approach

  • Understand O level Physics principles through problem solving and learning by application of these principles to daily life examples
  • Make key notes with important learning points
  • Focus on application of various concepts to promote higher order thinking and analytical skills using Prelim and TYS questions

Biology

Goal

  • Ensure that students achieve a strong grasp of all the ‘O’ level concepts in every single topic
  • Students will develop effective answering techniques with emphasis on key words and linking concepts

Approach

  •  Using animations and diagrams to help students visualize complex molecular details of body systems
  •  Understanding and remembering concepts of biology by relating it to familiar experiences in our everyday lives
  •  Practise TYS questions and top school prelim papers to prepare students for tackling higher order application questions
Additional Mathematics
Goal
  • To equip students with problem solving skills in order to tackle challenging questions
  • To empower students with keen observation skills and a meticulous attitude towards Math to prevent unnecessary mathematical errors

Approach

  • The use of past O Level questions to construct a foundation towards every chapter in Math
  • Transition to top schools’ Math questions once students gain more confidence

Elementary Mathematics

Goal

  • Ensure that students are well versed with their Secondary 3 Math topics before moving on to Secondary 4
  • Build up their confidences as O Level approaches

Approach

  • Use of Ten-Year-Series questions for practice and understanding
  • Exposure to top schools’ Math questions to build up their confidence and application skills

Geography (Pure)

Goal

  • To demonstrate factual knowledge of geographical facts, concepts, trends and interaction
  • To demonstrate knowledge of geographical fieldwork techniques  and geographical data skills
  • Application and organization of concepts, terms and facts learnt
  • Make reasoned conclusions and provide solutions to problems affecting society
  • Develop strong interpretation and evaluation skills of geographical data

Approach

  • Thorough coverage of Coasts, Living with Tectonic Hazards, Variable Weather and Changing Climate, Global Tourism, Food Resources, Health and Diseases, Geographical Skills and Investigations
  • Inquiry based approach to learning of physical and human aspects of the subjects and the linkages between them
  • Practice past year examination papers and thorough review of answering techniques and content
  • Use of relevant current news to reinforce key concepts in topics covered

Geography (Combined)

Goal

  • To demonstrate factual knowledge of geographical facts, concepts, trends and interaction
  • To demonstrate knowledge of geographical fieldwork techniques  and geographical data skills
  • Application and organization of concepts, terms and facts learnt
  • Make reasoned conclusions and provide solutions to problems affecting society
  • Develop strong interpretation and evaluation skills of geographical data

Approach

  • Thorough coverage of Living with Tectonic Hazards, Variable Weather and Changing Climate, Global Tourism, Food Resources, Geographical Skills and Investigations
  • Inquiry based approach to learning of physical and human aspects of the subjects and the linkages between them
  • Practice past year examination papers and thorough review of answering techniques and content
  • Use of relevant current news to reinforce key concepts in topics covered

Social Studies

Goal

  • Understand issues which affect socio-economic development, governance and future of Singapore
  • Learn from case studies from other countries and apply concepts of how to build a politically stable, cohesive society and vibrant economy
  • To examine different issues in society, locally and globally- Develop critical inquiry skills, investigation and reflection
  • Demonstration of relevant factual knowledge, construction of sound explanations, interpretation and evaluation of sources

Approach

  • Learn about Source Based Question and Structured Essay answering techniques
  • Lessons reinforce conceptual framework of Facing Challenges and Change, Managing International Relations, Conflict and Harmony in Multi-Ethnic Societies, Singapore as a Nation in the World, Understanding Governance and Sustaining Economic Development
  • Practice Past Year Questions
  • Use of relevant current news to reinforce key concepts in topics covered