Classes for 2015

Herein lies the class contents and SEAB MOE Syllabus of our 2015 tutorial classes for English, Maths and Science tuition at both eduKate Tampines and Punggol Branch. MOE PSLE syllabus will be adhered to strictly with additions as listed below applied for your child’s character development and skill improvements. PSLE Syllabus by SEAB MOE can be found at bottom of this page.

Primary English

eduKate’s syllabus covers MOE guideline PSLE Syllabus English 2015 as our core lesson content.

  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Synthesis
  • Composition (Situational and Continuous)
  • Comprehension
  • Cloze Passage
  • Listening Comprehension
  • Oral and speech

In addition, we incorporate the following into our English programme:

  • Creative writing
  • Historical Knowledge
  • General Knowledge
  • Moral Ethics and Good Manners
  • Introduction to Newspapers and Current Affairs
  • Reading & Appreciation of Classical Children Story Books
  • English and its use in Technology and Social Media

Primary Mathematics

eduKate’s syllabus for Mathematics follows MOE guideline in accordance to cohort requirements from Primary 1-6.

In addition, we shall incorporate the following into our Mathematics programme:

  • Conceptual Understanding and Skill Proficiency
  • Heuristics and application to Problem Sums
  • Every day use of Mathematics
  • PSLE Preparatory Mathematics Classes in October 2014
  • PSLE Intensive Mathematics Classes in June-October 2015
eduKate Singapore Tampines Tuition Centre Student doing Secondary Math
eduKate Singapore Tampines Tuition Centre Student doing Secondary Math

Below are a list of schools that we currently cater to in accordance to our current location

Tampines Tuition Branch:

  • Angsana Primary School
  • Chongzheng Primary School
  • East Spring Primary School
  • East View Primary School
  • Gongshang Primary School
  • Junyuan Primary School
  • Poi Ching School
  • St. Hilda’s Primary School
  • Tampines North Primary School
  • Tampines Primary School
  • Yumin Primary School
  • Dunman Secondary School
  • East Spring Secondary School
  • East View Secondary School
  • Junyuan Secondary School
  • Ngee Ann Secondary School
  • Pasir Ris Secondary School
  • Springfield Secondary School
  • St. Hilda’s Secondary School
  • Tampines Secondary School
  • Tampines Junior College
  • United World College of South East Asia (Tampines Campus)
  • Canossa Convent Primary School
  • East Coast Primary School
  • Eunos Primary School
  • Geylang Methodist School (Primary)
  • Haig Girls’ School
  • Macpherson Primary School
  • Maha Bodhi School
  • Maris Stella High School
  • Ngee Ann Primary School
  • St. Gabriel’s Primary School
  • Tao Nan School
  • Yangzheng Primary School
  • Bartley Secondary School
  • CHIJ Katong Convent
  • Geylang Methodist School (Secondary)
  • MacPherson Secondary School
  • Manjusri Secondary School
  • Ping Yi Secondary School
  • St. Gabriel’s Secondary School
  • Zhonghua Secondary School
  • Nanyang Junior College

Punggol Tuition Branch:

  • Casuarina Primary School
  • Compassvale Primary School
  • Coral Primary School
  • Edgefield Primary School
  • Elias Park Primary School
  • Greendale Primary School
  • Horizon Primary School
  • Loyang Primary School
  • Mee Toh School
  • Meridian Primary School
  • North Vista Primary School
  • Palm View Primary School
  • Park View Primary School
  • Pasir Ris Primary School
  • Punggol Primary School
  • Punggol Green Primary School
  • Punggol View Primary School
  • Seng Kang Primary School
  • White Sands Primary School
  • Yio Chu Kang Primary School
  • Compassvale Secondary School
  • Coral Secondary School
  • Edgefield Secondary School
  • Greendale Secondary School
  • Greenview Secondary School
  • Hai Sing Catholic School
  • Loyang Secondary School
  • North Vista Secondary School
  • Pasir Ris Crest Secondary School
  • Punggol Secondary School
  • Seng Kang Secondary School
  • Siglap Secondary School
  • Meridian Junior College
  • North Spring Primary School
  • Rivervale Primary School
  • CHIJ St. Joseph’s Convent
  • Anchor Green Primary School
  • Fernvale Primary School
  • Nan Chiau Primary School
  • Sengkang Green Primary School
  • Springdale Primary School
  • Nan Chiau High School
  • Pei Hwa Secondary School
Secondary Mathematics GCE O levels at eduKate SG Tuition Centre
Secondary Mathematics GCE O levels at eduKate SG Tuition Centre

Current PSLE Syllabus outlined by SEAB MOE website Jan 2015 onwards

PSLE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Implemented from the Year of Examination 2015

PURPOSE OF EXAMINATION

The purpose of the examination is to assess the candidates’ attainment in English Language based on the Learning Outcomes stated in the English Language Syllabus 2010: Primary & Secondary (Express / Normal [Academic]). The Learning Outcomes form the basis for the assessment objectives listed on page 3.

ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES

In this English Language examination, candidates will be assessed on their ability to:

In Paper 1 (Writing)

  1. AO1  write to suit purpose, audience and context in a way that is clear and effective
  2. AO2  use appropriate register and tone in a variety of texts
  3. AO3  generate and select relevant ideas, organising and expressing them in a coherentand cohesive manner
  4. AO4  use correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  5. AO5  use a variety of vocabulary appropriately, with clarity and precision

In Paper 2 (Language Use and Comprehension)

  1. AO1  demonstrate comprehension of a range of texts at the literal and inferential levels
  2. AO2  show understanding of implied meaning, and make judgement and evaluation, byreading and/or viewing closely and critically
  3. AO3  show understanding of how contextual use of lexical and grammatical itemsshapes meaning
  4. AO4  demonstrate the correct use of grammar, spelling and punctuation, and theappropriate use of vocabulary in given contexts

In Paper 3 (Listening Comprehension)

  1. AO1  demonstrate understanding of the content of a variety of spoken texts at the literal and inferential levels
  2. AO2  identify key messages, main ideas and details in a variety of spoken texts
  3. AO3  infer and draw conclusions by listening critically

In Paper 4 (Oral Communication)

  1. AO1  read with good pronunciation, clear articulation and appropriate intonation in order to convey the information, ideas and feelings in a passage
  2. AO2  produce a well-paced, fluent reading of a passage
  3. AO3  express their personal opinions, ideas and experiences clearly and effectively inconversing with the examiner
  4. AO4  speak fluently and with grammatical accuracy, using a range of appropriatevocabulary and structures

EXAMINATION FORMAT

Candidates will be assessed in the following areas:

PAPER

COMPONENT

ITEM TYPE

NO. OF ITEMS

MARKS

WEIGHTING

DURATION

1 (Writing)

Situational Writing Continuous Writing

OE OE

1 1

15 40

27.5%

1 h 10 min

2

(Language Use and Comprehension)

Booklet A:

Grammar

Vocabulary

Vocabulary Cloze

Visual Text Comprehension

Booklet B:

Grammar Cloze

Editing for Spelling and Grammar

Comprehension Cloze

Synthesis / Transformation

Comprehension OE

MCQ MCQ MCQ MCQ

OE OE

OE OE OE

10 5 5 8

10 12

15 5 10

10 5 5 8

10 12

15 10 20

47.5%

1 h 50 min

3

(Listening Comprehension)

Listening Comprehension

MCQ

20

20

10%

About 35 min

4

(Oral Communication)

Reading Aloud

Stimulus-based Conversation

OE OE

1 passage

1 visual stimulus

10 20

15%

About 10 min (5 min preparation time; about 5 min examination time)

Total

200

100%

Legend:

MCQ Multiple-choice questions OE Open-ended questions

Paper 1 (Writing)

Part 1 (Situational Writing): Candidates will be required to write a short functional piece (e.g. letter, email, report) to suit the purpose, audience and context of a given situation.

Part 2 (Continuous Writing): Candidates will be required to write a composition of at least 150 words in continuous prose on a given topic. Three pictures will be provided on the topic offering different angles of interpretation. Candidates may also come up with their own interpretation of the topic.

Paper 2 (Language Use and Comprehension)

Candidates will be assessed on their ability to use language correctly and to comprehend visual and textual information.

Paper 3 (Listening Comprehension)

This paper comprises 20 multiple-choice questions which test candidates’ ability to understand spoken English. The texts may be in the form of news items, announcements, advertisements, instructions, explanations, conversations, speeches and stories. Graphic representations will be used for the first seven items. Each text will be read twice. Time will be given for candidates to read the questions before the first reading of each text.

Paper 4 (Oral Communication)

For Reading Aloud, candidates are assessed on their ability to pronounce and articulate words clearly, as well as their ability to read fluently with appropriate expression and rhythm. For Stimulus-based Conversation, candidates are assessed on their ability to give a personal response to a visual stimulus and engage in a conversation on a relevant topic.

PSLE MATHEMATICS

For Examination from 2009

PURPOSE OF THE EXAMINATION

The purpose of the Mathematics examination is to assess pupils’ attainment in mathematics at the end of primary education with respect to the objectives of the 2007 Mathematics (Primary) syllabus. pdf file-PSLE-maths-primary-2007

ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES

Pupils should be able to:

  •   recall specific mathematical facts, concepts, rules and formulae, and performstraightforward computations. (Knowledge)
  •   interpret data and use mathematical concepts, rules and formulae, and solveroutine or familiar mathematical problems. (Comprehension)
  •   analyse data and/or apply mathematical concepts, rules and formulae in acomplex situation, and solve unfamiliar problems. (Application & Analysis)EXAMINATION FORMATThe examination consists of two written papers comprising three booklets.

Paper

Booklet

Item Type

Number of questions

Number of marks per question

Weighting

Duration

1

A

Multiple-choice

10

1

10%

50 min

5

2

10%

B

Short-answer

10

1

10%

5

2

10%

2

Short-answer

5

2

10%

1 h 40 min

Structured / Long-answer

13

3, 4, 5

50%

Total

48

100%

2 h 30 min

Notes

  1. Both papers will be scheduled on the same day with a break between the two papers.
  2. Paper 1 comprises two booklets. The use of calculators is not allowed.
  3. Paper 2 comprises one booklet. The use of calculators is allowed.

Item Types

Multiple-choice Question

For each question, four options are provided of which only one is the correct answer. A candidate has to choose one of the options as his correct answer.

Short-answer Question

For each question, a candidate has to write his answer in the space provided. Any unit required in an answer is provided and a candidate has to give his answer in that unit.

Structured / Long-answer Question

For each question, a candidate has to show his method of solution (working steps) clearly and write his answer(s) in the space(s) provided.

PSLE SCIENCE

For examination from 2010

PURPOSE OF THE EXAMINATION

The PSLE Science Paper assesses pupils’ attainment in Science with respect to the aims of Primary Science Education as stated in the 2008 Science (Primary) syllabus pdf file- psle-science-primary-2008.

ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES

The assessment objectives are as follows:

  1. Knowledge with UnderstandingPupils should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of scientific facts, concepts and principles.
  2. Application of Knowledge and Process SkillsPupils should be able to:
    1. apply scientific facts, concepts and principles to new situations.
    2. use one or a combination of the following basic process skills:
      •   Observing
      •   Comparing
      •   Classifying
      •   Using apparatus and equipment
      •   Communicating
      •   Inferring
      •   Predicting
      •   Analysing
      •   Generating possibilities
      •   Evaluating
      •   Formulating hypothesis

EXAMINATION FORMAT Format of Paper

The examination consists of one written paper comprising two booklets, Booklet A and Booklet B.

Table 1

Booklet

Item Type

Number of questions

Number of marks per question

Weighting (%)

A

Multiple-choice

30

2

60

B

Open-ended

14

2,3,4

40

  1. I  Booklet A consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. Each multiple-choice question carries 2 marks.
  2. II  Booklet B consists of 14 open-ended questions. Each open-ended question carries 2, 3 or 4 marks.

Duration of Paper

The duration of the paper is 1 hour 45 minutes.

the above is downloaded from seab.com.sg  and is correct as of 3rd April 2015. Any revisions from this date on shall be updated by educatesg.com and updated with notes. This page is intended for use by edukate Singapore Tuition Centre students and parents for their reference and examination planning schedule. Kindly disregard if otherwise. Thank you.

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