Preparatory Courses for Admission to Government Schools

Preparatory Course for Admission to Government Schools (Secondary 1, 2 and 3)

Prepare students for:

  • Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) Test
  • Supplementary Admission Exercise for International Students (S-AEIS) Test
  • Local Government School Entry Test

 

Intake

Commencement Date

End Date

Duration

1

4 January 2016

11 March 2016

10 weeks or 20 weeks

(Full-Time)

2

14 March 2016

20 May 2016

3

23 May 2016

29 July 2016

4

1 August 2016

7 October 2016

5

10 October 2016

16 December 2016

 

Course Completion Requirements

Type of award at the end of course

Students must fulfill the following:

Letter of Completion

  • 90% attendance
  • 50% pass in English Language
  • 50% pass in Mathematics

 

Manner in which the Course will be taught

Teacher-student Ratio

Face-to-face in air-conditioned classrooms

1:20

Course Schedule

Subjects

Hours per week

Weekly Assembly and Chapel Service

1

English

22

Mathematics

6

Library

1

Schedule includes break time.

 

2016 Scheduled School Holidays

Youth Day

Sunday 3 July *

Day after National Day

Wednesday 10 August

Teachers’ Day

Friday 2 September

* Monday 4 July will be a school holiday.

 

2016 Public Holidays

New Year’s Day

Friday 1 January

Chinese New Year

Monday 8 February and Tuesday 9 February

Good Friday

Friday 25 March

Labour Day

Sunday 1 May *

Vesak Day

Saturday 21 May **

Hari Raya Puasa

Wednesday 6 July

National Day

Tuesday 9 August

Hari Raya Haji

Monday 12 September

Deepavali

Saturday 29 October ***

Christmas Day

Sunday 25 December ****

* Monday 2 May will be a public holiday.

** Monday 23 May will be a school holiday.

*** Monday 31 October will be a school holiday.

**** Monday 26 December will be a public holiday.

 

Examination / Assessment Period

Manner of Assessment

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Class Tests

Week 4 and week 8 of every intake

Written, oral, and / or practical

14 working days after the second test date of every term

 

Preparatory Courses for Admission to Government Schools (Secondary 1, 2 and 3)

Description

Amount (S$)

Remarks

Application Fee

500.00

Non-refundable and non-transferable
Course Fee

2,800.00

10 weeks
Administration Fee

200.00

-
Fee Protection Scheme Fee

80.00

-
Medical Insurance Fee

80.00

-
Textbooks and Materials Fee

180.00

10 weeks; Non-refundable once collected
Uniform Fee

160.00

Non-refundable once collected

Total (without GST)

4,000.00

-

Add GST 7%

280.00

-

Total (with GST)

4,280.00

-

Miscellaneous Fees *

Purpose of Fee

Amount (S$)

Student’s Pass Card
- Pay directly to Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) when collecting STP
$90.00
Medical Examination
- Pay directly to the examining medical centre when required by ICA to undergo medical examination
$50.00
Learning Journey
- Payable to YMCA Education Centre (YEC) 1 month before each Learning Journey
$20.00 per venue
External Examination Fee
- Payable to Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and / or Ministry of Education (MOE)
http://www.seab.gov.sg
http://www.moe.edu.sg
Subject to SEAB and / or MOE charges and payment date
Bank Charges
- Amount is determined and deducted directly by bank for Telegraphic Transfer (TT) of course fees
Approximately $20.00 to $30.00
Extra Uniform $32.10 per top / bottom

 * Miscellaneous Fees refer to any non-compulsory fees which the students pay only when applicable. Such fees are normally collected by YEC when the need arises.

Preparatory Courses for Admission to Government Schools

Entry Requirements

Preparatory Courses for Admission to Government Schools (Secondary 1)

 1)   At least 12 years of age at the year of enrolment

2)   Have attained the passing mark for English in their highest / latest examination in their home country

3)   Interview with Vice-Principal or Principal before application (For transfer students only)

 

Preparatory Courses for Admission to Government Schools (Secondary 2)

1)   At least 13 years of age at the year of enrolment

2)   Have attained the passing mark for English in their highest / latest examination in their home country

3)   Interview with Vice-Principal or Principal before application (For transfer students only)

Preparatory Courses for Admission to Government Schools (Secondary 3)

1)   At least 14 years of age at the year of enrolment

2)   Have attained the passing mark for English in their highest / latest examination in their home country

3)   Interview with Vice-Principal or Principal before application (For transfer students only) 

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