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General Ability Test

Postby klim » Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:26 pm

Anyone can recommend any good centre that can help my child to cope with the GAT?

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Re: General Ability Test

Postby san76 » Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:57 pm

klim wrote:Anyone can recommend any good centre that can help my child to cope with the GAT?


Do you mean, the pre-test when the kid attend P1 during orientation?
If so, you can guide him/ her personally. They will be tested simple and gerneral very basic words.

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Postby klim » Thu Jun 25, 2009 9:59 am

No I meant the test DSA? I have gotten some samples from some helpful websites but was thinking to let my child go through with guidance.

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Postby jedamum » Thu Jun 25, 2009 10:12 am

I meant the test DSA

san76,
we learn something new everyday, don't we? :wink:

What is GAT?
The General Ability Test is an academic test administered by the secondary schools during the Direct School Admission exercise in Singapore. Each school sets its own test. The purpose of the GAT is for the independent schools to screen eligible students for Direct School Admission before the PSLE examination. Successful students are offered places in top secondary schools if they passed the GAT and other related assessments and interviews. Top secondary schools like Raffles Institution , Raffles Girls School and Anglo-Chinese School Independent conduct GATs every year during the annual DSA exercise.

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See lizawa's comments on GAT and some other discussions on DSA here.

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Postby klim » Thu Jun 25, 2009 10:17 am

Thanks but these I already knew. What I meant is to send my child to private centre to drill her on this?

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Postby san76 » Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:07 pm

jedamum wrote:
I meant the test DSA

san76,
we learn something new everyday, don't we? :wink:

What is GAT?
The General Ability Test is an academic test administered by the secondary schools during the Direct School Admission exercise in Singapore. Each school sets its own test. The purpose of the GAT is for the independent schools to screen eligible students for Direct School Admission before the PSLE examination. Successful students are offered places in top secondary schools if they passed the GAT and other related assessments and interviews. Top secondary schools like Raffles Institution , Raffles Girls School and Anglo-Chinese School Independent conduct GATs every year during the annual DSA exercise.

[Source]

See lizawa's comments on GAT and some other discussions on DSA here.


Yah, true.
At least I learnt something again, GAT. Wow parents here are very very concern about the education these day. GAT is it somt thing new?

Recently there is a few new school offering new courses with children that are strong in Maths as well as Science followed by their languages. Would you be able to advise more. Is this opening for those taking PSLE or higher Primay classes?

:?

thanks

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Postby turquoise » Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:51 am

klim wrote:Thanks but these I already knew. What I meant is to send my child to private centre to drill her on this?


You shouldn't need to study or prepare for GAT.

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Postby klim » Fri Jul 03, 2009 10:52 pm

Wearying for my child. Just trying to look out for sources to assist her to get over the fear.

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Postby klim » Fri Jul 03, 2009 11:01 pm

Sorry San76, have yet to really understudy those schools and unable to advise further.

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Postby phankao » Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:52 pm

klim wrote:Wearying for my child. Just trying to look out for sources to assist her to get over the fear.


Need to prepare one, ah?

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