How many Science periods in a week for P5?

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How many Science periods in a week for P5?

Postby mwchua » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:08 pm

Just wondering if it's a guideline from MOE that there are only 5 periods of Science lesson per week for upper primary?

Just been told by the school that there will be weekly Science "supplementary" lessons. It's just a 1-hour lesson but we have a big issue with transport logistics. When usually she can reach home 1.30pm, to attend a 1.30-2.30pm lesson, she will reach home around 5.30pm only as there's only 1 afternoon school bus leaving 4.30pm, another 1 hour to be spent on bus journey.

Realised that there are a lot of other other non-core subjects which take up a lot of lesson time......

Is this the norm in all primary schools? Thanks.

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How many Science periods in a week for P5?

Postby mwchua » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:08 pm

Just wondering if it's a guideline from MOE that there are only 5 periods of Science lesson per week for upper primary?

Just been told by the school that there will be weekly Science "supplementary" lessons. It's just a 1-hour lesson but we have a big issue with transport logistics. When usually she can reach home 1.30pm, to attend a 1.30-2.30pm lesson, she will reach home around 5.30pm only as there's only 1 afternoon school bus leaving 4.30pm, another 1 hour to be spent on bus journey.

Realised that there are a lot of other other non-core subjects which take up a lot of lesson time......

Is this the norm in all primary schools? Thanks.

mwchua
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Re: How many Science periods in a week for P5?

Postby AppleMuncher » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:22 pm

Yes it is true for most schools.

However, there are some schools which has very supportive principals who let P6 teachers skip non-core (except PE) and do them only after PSLE to keep them more fruitfully occupied.

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Re: How many Science periods in a week for P5?

Postby graciousbear » Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:11 pm

yes for most schools theres a guildline on the max number of science lessons per week. i believe this is to prevent some schools from replacing non-core periods with more core subject periods :/

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Re: How many Science periods in a week for P5?

Postby HAPPYH » Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:04 am

same with my school

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