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New hope for PSLE 'no-hopers'

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When Mrs Chua Yen Ching was recruiting a pioneer team of teachers for NorthLight School – a specialised school that takes in those who fail their Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) – 10 years ago, one of her first thoughts was: “Who would want to teach the weakest students in Singapore?” 1,051 more words

Current Affairs

Why I chose to do the most difficult thing during my daughter's PSLE year.

Singaporeans know about the dreaded PSLE (Primary School Leaving Examinations) which all our 12 year olds sit for.  The common perception is that these exams can make or break a child’s future as it determines the secondary school he or she gets into.   551 more words

Personal Development

Ask Sandra: How can I help my kid with PSLE?

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Q My daughter is sitting her Primary School Leaving Examination at the end of this month. I have taken leave for the next few weeks. 580 more words

Current Affairs

PSLE dates (2016)

My dear P6 students, with PSLE oral examination and respective school’s Prelim examination completed.. Now is the time to put in the best you can and work hard!! 65 more words


Final friendly advice for PSLE exams

I recall all the jitters T and I experienced this time last year as Big D prepared for his PSLE oral exams. We were nervous as many of his classmates were down with a viral fever. 663 more words


Changes to PSLE

The big news about the banding of grades into ALs came out and created a flurry of discussion.

In the midst of it, I noticed how most parents (peers and friends) were gravitating towards the concept of striving for 4 points. 126 more words


A short history of the PSLE: a system with intrinsic shortcomings

By now, everyone would have digested the recent changes to the PSLE. As propounded in excruciating detail by Jeff in his article on Proposed Changes to PSLE… 982 more words