If FAIL Chinese in PSLE, what will happen?

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If FAIL Chinese in PSLE, what will happen?

Postby mistychances » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:28 am

Hi, does anyone know what will happen if the child fails his Chinese in PSLE? Does he have to stay back 1 year or automatically goes to Normal stream even if his other 3 subjects got A?

thank you ;)

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Postby snowman.697 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:43 am

depends on how well he does in other subjects.

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Postby Nebbermind » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:16 am

I understand from prev PSLE briefing that if u fail 1 subject, chances is that u will go below 200. But I don't think anyone will be retained for doing badly in psle.

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Re: If FAIL Chinese in PSLE, what will happen?

Postby KoalaMummy » Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:35 am

mistychances wrote:Hi, does anyone know what will happen if the child fails his Chinese in PSLE? Does he have to stay back 1 year or automatically goes to Normal stream even if his other 3 subjects got A?

thank you ;)


same question that i have... and i've checked with MOE. PSLE takes into account all 4 subjects. So even if you failed English or Chinese or any subject, it doesn't matter. what matters is your combined score that determine whether you go express or normal academic.

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Postby rosemummy » Wed Dec 15, 2010 4:10 pm

Really depends on how you do for all your subjects. And even if you fail a subject, it'll still depends on how badly you fail.

Just to share that though he didn't fail, one of my daughter's friend had a C for Chinese some years ago. He had a T-score of around 255 (I can't remember the exact score). He had A* for all the other 3 subjects.

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Postby pixiedust » Wed Dec 15, 2010 8:09 pm

My friend's dd took PSLE 2010. A,A,A,D for Chinese but T-score qualifies for express stream.

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