Should get the 2010 school prelim papers?

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Should get the 2010 school prelim papers?

Postby octopusmum » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:23 am

Hi all
just received a sms from my past year's papers supplier telling me that the 2010 school prelim papers are available for order... with about 3 weeks left to psle, should i get a set? not sure if ds has the time to do the papers plus i don't want to stress him further!
advice pls?
thks

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Re: Should get the 2010 school prelim papers?

Postby jtoh » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:43 am

octopusmum wrote:Hi all
just received a sms from my past year's papers supplier telling me that the 2010 school prelim papers are available for order... with about 3 weeks left to psle, should i get a set? not sure if ds has the time to do the papers plus i don't want to stress him further!
advice pls?
thks


Your son's school should be letting him practise these prelim papers in school. So there's no need to duplicate.

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Postby starlight1968sg » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:44 am

Do you have time to do some more prelim papers? :cry:

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Postby verykiasu2010 » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:51 am

starlight1968sg wrote:Do you have time to do some more prelim papers? :cry:


why no time ? now is the time !
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Re: Should get the 2010 school prelim papers?

Postby mummyjoyce » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:58 am

jtoh wrote:
octopusmum wrote:Hi all
just received a sms from my past year's papers supplier telling me that the 2010 school prelim papers are available for order... with about 3 weeks left to psle, should i get a set? not sure if ds has the time to do the papers plus i don't want to stress him further!
advice pls?
thks


Your son's school should be letting him practise these prelim papers in school. So there's no need to duplicate.


My DD's school "exchanged" papers from other schools. So they are already practising other schools Prelim papers.

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Postby mummyjoyce » Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:01 pm

verykiasu2010 wrote:
starlight1968sg wrote:Do you have time to do some more prelim papers? :cry:


why no time ? now is the time !

YES, now it is the time to do..do.. and do the papers. You should also ensure that they follow the timing of the papers to ensure that they have the time to complete especially maths paper.
I was told that many students do not have the time to finish maths paper.

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2010 prelim papers

Postby Catalyst » Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:39 pm

Hi All,

Please can give me the contact no. of the supplier for the 2010 Prelims paper. wuld like my DD to try it out this holidays.
tks

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Postby octopusmum » Wed Sep 08, 2010 11:25 am

gosh, obviously there are 2 schools of thought here...
i asked ds' form teacher who advised that he shouldn't be doing new stuff at this stage, rather he should be consolidating what he has learnt.
actually, i have decided to get just the english and chinese papers cause we still have several 2009 prelim papers for maths and science. thinking of getting him to do those.

btw, the nos are 98518226, 98518229, look for jeremy.

regards

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Postby Catalyst » Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:09 pm

octopusmum wrote:gosh, obviously there are 2 schools of thought here...
i asked ds' form teacher who advised that he shouldn't be doing new stuff at this stage, rather he should be consolidating what he has learnt.
actually, i have decided to get just the english and chinese papers cause we still have several 2009 prelim papers for maths and science. thinking of getting him to do those.

btw, the nos are 98518226, 98518229, look for jeremy.

regards


Thanks a lot.

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Postby Vanilla Cake » Wed Sep 08, 2010 9:08 pm

octopusmum wrote:gosh, obviously there are 2 schools of thought here...
i asked ds' form teacher who advised that he shouldn't be doing new stuff at this stage, rather he should be consolidating what he has learnt.
actually, i have decided to get just the english and chinese papers cause we still have several 2009 prelim papers for maths and science. thinking of getting him to do those.

Hi octopusmum,
IMHO, PSLE Maths is not going to be easy. If you have not bought the Maths paper, here are some p6 speed questions from 2010 P6 Prelim top papers for your reference and your son's practice:

RGPS P6 Prelim 2010 P2
Q17: Jason left Town A at 1 p.m. travelling at 64 km/h towards Town B. Half an hour later, Ben left Town A, travelling at 80 km/h towards Town B. (a) How far ahead was Jason when Ben left Town A? (b) At what time would Ben be 8 km ahead of Jason? [4 marks][Answer given: 32 km, 4.00 pm]

SHHK P6 Prelim 2010 P2
Q15: A car and a van started travelling from Town X to Town Y at the same time. The distance between the two towns was 225 km. Both vehicles did not change their speed. The car arrived at Town Y ¾ h earlier than the van. When the car reached Town Y, the van was still 45 km away from Town Y. What was the speed at which the car was travelling [4 marks][Answer given: 75 km/h]

CHIJ St Nic P6 Prelim 2010 P2
Q15: Kitty Town and Melody Town are 234 km apart. Danny left Kitty Town for Melody Town at 8.42 a.m. travelling at an average speed of 85 km/h. At the same time, Jasmine left Melody Town for Kitty Town. They met each other at 10.30 a.m. (a) What was Jasmine’s average speed when she met Danny? (b) If Jasmine were to increase her speed by 26 km/h before meeting Danny, how much less time would she take before meeting him? [4 marks][Answer given: 45 km/h, 18 min]

River Valley Primary School P6 Prelim 2010 P2
Q16: A rabbit and a tortoise competed in a 5.2 km race. The rabbit ran at a speed of 20 km/h while the tortoise’s speed was 3 km/h. The tortoise ran continuously to complete the race. However the rabbit ran for 1 min and rested for 20 min. It ran the next 2 min and rested or 20 min. It then ran for the next 3 min and rested for 20 min and so forth. At this rate, how many minutes more would it take the rabbit than the tortoise to complete the race? [5 marks][Answer given: 11.6 min]

Nanyang P6 Prelim 2010 P2
Q10. Kingsley planned to cycle from Town P to Town Q. If he were to cycle at 10 km/h, he would reach Town Q at 7.45 p.m. If he were to cycle at 12 km/h, he would reach Town Q at 7.15 p.m. What was the distance between Town P and Town Q? [3 marks][Answer given: 30 km]

Rosyth P6 Prelim 2010 P2
Q17: A tour bus which left Kuala Lumpur at 10.30 a.m. was scheduled to reach Singapore by 5 p.m. After travelling for 2 hours at its usual speed, the bus stopped for 30 minutes due to some problems. In order to reach Singapore punctually, the bus increased its speed by 8.5 km/h. Given that the bus took 4 hours to complete the rest of the journey, find the distance between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.[5 marks][Answer given: 442 km]

Pei Chun P6 Prelim 2010 Paper 2
Q16: The distance between Town U and Town V is 374.25 km. A car left Town U at 2115 for Town V, travelling at 85 km/h. A van left Town V at 2245 for Town U on the same road, travelling at a certain speed. The two vehicles met at 276.25 km from Town U. What was the speed of the van in km/h? [4 marks][Answer given: 56 km/h]

Henry Park P6 Prelim 2010 Paper 2
Q13: A car left City A for City B at 8 am travelling at an average speed of 60 km/h. One hour later, a bus started its journey from City B for City A. At 11.30 am, the two vehicles were 35 km apart after passing each other earlier. If the car reached City B at 1 pm, at what time would the bus arrive at City A?[4 marks][Answer given: 3 pm]

Wish your son all the best in his PSLE 2010 exams.
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