Compare Victoria IP vs DHS

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Compare Victoria IP vs DHS

Postby AMAS » Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:43 pm

Hi,
I have a silly question to ask over here.
VS and DHS for IP program
Please help to advise which school is better?
For my DS,he has a stronger in English compare to CL.
He is keen to go to DHS but it is further away compare to VS from the place we stay.I afraid we will struggle a lot when he chose DHS.
I do not know what are different program for this two school.
Please help to advise who ever have DS in this two school
:idea: :idea:
Thanks very much
Amas

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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby AMAS » Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:00 pm

any update pls

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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby mistral77 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:15 am


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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby AMAS » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:51 pm


mistrial77,
Thanks and have read thru. before but still no sure what to advise my DS.
We know both are good and just try to choose one which suitable
for my DS as he is offer with CO from both sch.
Thanks :thankyou:

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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby ks2011 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:07 pm

Choose the school your son is interested in. Both the schools are very good schools.

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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby AMAS » Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:23 pm

ks2011 wrote:Choose the school your son is interested in. Both the schools are very good schools.

Hi ks2011, :thankyou:
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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby LindaYong » Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:03 pm

AMAS wrote:Hi,
I have a silly question to ask over here.
VS and DHS for IP program
Please help to advise which school is better?
For my DS,he has a stronger in English compare to CL.
He is keen to go to DHS but it is further away compare to VS from the place we stay.I afraid we will struggle a lot when he chose DHS.
I do not know what are different program for this two school.
Please help to advise who ever have DS in this two school
:idea: :idea:
Thanks very much
Amas


Perosonally, I perfer VS to DHS when actually VS is further for my case. VS just started his IP for Sec 1, but because it has a VJC support for its JC programe, but DHS does not have an existing JC supporting their JC programe, thus it will to develop its own JC program which is still not proven.

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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby Louis » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:10 pm

LindaYong wrote:Perosonally, I perfer VS to DHS when actually VS is further for my case. VS just started his IP for Sec 1, but because it has a VJC support for its JC programe, but DHS does not have an existing JC supporting their JC programe, thus it will to develop its own JC program which is still not proven.


This is not true. DHS IP students start taking A level since 2008. This year is the 5th batch. The fist full IP is in 2010. The JC Program is well proven. For the 2011 A Level Results:

http://www.dhs.sg/mar-02-a-level-results.html

The class of 2011 has once again done the school proud by achieving strong results at the 2011 GCE A-level Examination.

99% of the cohort achieved at least 2 H2 Passes and GP/KI Pass.
40% of the cohort achieved at least 3 H2 Distinctions.
59% of the cohort achieved at least 4 Distinctions.
93 Dunmanians achieved at least 6 Distinctions.
39 Dunmanians achieved at least 7 Distinctions.
9 Dunmanians achieved at least 8 Distinctions.
74% of Dunmanians who offered H3 subjects attained Distinction or Merit.
34% of Dunmanians who offered H3 subjects attained Distinctions.

DHS has taken only a few years to reach the status of top JC level.

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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby anxious.dad » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:15 pm

Perosonally, I perfer VS to DHS when actually VS is further for my case. VS just started his IP for Sec 1, but because it has a VJC support for its JC programe, but DHS does not have an existing JC supporting their JC programe, thus it will to develop its own JC program which is still not proven.[/quote]

DHS started the IP programme back in 2005, went full fledge in 2006. It is an in-house 6-year programme just like the one offered at the RVHS. In fact, DHS had produced a President's Scholar back in 2009.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_Programme

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Re: Victoria VS DHS

Postby WeiHan » Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:55 pm

DHS students stay in the same school from year 1 to 6.

VS and Cedar students have to transfer to VJC after year 4 to continue their year 5 and 6 education leading to A level.

I think there is a slight difference ( at least there is higher efficiency in term of administration in the first model) in the model here. Arguably, there is an advantage in the first model. Otherwise, RI would not have chosen to merge with RJC a few years ago.

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