What secondary school is you/your child aiming for? Why?

Unlike entry to Primary Schools, admission into Secondary Schools is based on meritocracy. PSLE results are used as key admission criteria. Discuss everything related to PSLE and selection of Secondary Schools here.

What secondary school is you/your child aiming for?

NANYANG GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL
9
5%
RAFFLES GIRLS' SCHOOL
10
6%
RAFFLES INSTITUTION
11
6%
HWA CHONG INSTITUTION
6
3%
NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE
11
6%
DUNMAN HIGH SCHOOL
10
6%
RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
7
4%
CHIJ ST. NICHOLAS GIRLS' SCHOOL
11
6%
METHODIST GIRLS' SCHOOL
6
3%
CEDAR GIRLS' SECONDARY SCHOOL
10
6%
SINGAPORE CHINESE GIRLS' SCHOOL
7
4%
TEMASEK JUNIOR COLLEGE
4
2%
ANGLO-CHINESE SCHOOL (INDEPENDENT)
6
3%
CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
6
3%
ANDERSON SECONDARY SCHOOL
4
2%
BUKIT PANJANG GOVT. HIGH SCHOOl
3
2%
VICTORIA SCHOOL
6
3%
NAN HUA HIGH SCHOOL
2
1%
ST. JOSEPH'S INSTITUTION
7
4%
CRESCENT GIRLS' SCHOOL
7
4%
CHIJ SECONDARY (TOA PAYOH)
2
1%
ANGLICAN HIGH SCHOOL
5
3%
ST. MARGARET'S SECONDARY SCHOOL
2
1%
NAN CHIAU HIGH SCHOOL
3
2%
CHUNG CHENG HIGH SCHOOL
4
2%
FAIRFIELD METHODIST SCHOOL
0
No votes
COMMONWEALTH SECONDARY SCHOOL
3
2%
SWISS COTTAGE SECONDARY SCHOOL
3
2%
TANJONG KATONG GIRLS' SCHOOL
4
2%
Others
11
6%
 
Total votes : 180

What secondary school is you/your child aiming for? Why?

Postby kiasuparentsirock » Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:26 pm

What secondary school is you/your child aiming for?
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Re: What secondary school is you/your child aiming for?

Postby Jennifer » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:00 am

am pleasantly surprised to see the poll results.

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Re: What secondary school is you/your child aiming for?

Postby ngl2010 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:48 am

Missing NUSH, SST, SOTA and Sports School.

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Re: What secondary school is you/your child aiming for?

Postby Mary Joy » Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:42 pm

How is Methodist Girl's school.? I am aware this is a good school but this school is offering IB program and not a IP.. But people say IB is much tougher than IP..So anybody can enlighten about this ? Also the fees is very high compared to other schools..

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Re: What secondary school is you/your child aiming for?

Postby jtoh » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:06 pm

Mary Joy wrote:How is Methodist Girl's school.? I am aware this is a good school but this school is offering IB program and not a IP.. But people say IB is much tougher than IP..So anybody can enlighten about this ? Also the fees is very high compared to other schools..


You're confused.

IP - Integrated Programme : This is a thru train programme leading to A levels OR the International Baccalaureate (IB). Examples of thru train schools are RGS, NYGH, SOTA, MGS, SCGS etc

IB - International Baccalaureate: A diploma programme available in ACSI, SJI and SOTA. Note that students in MGS' IP programme will lead them to an IB in ACSI in Years 5/6.

MGS is an Independent School and these schools typically charge in the range of about $250-350 for school fees.

IB is not more difficult than A levels. Different focus and depends on ability and inclination of child.

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Re: What secondary school is you/your child aiming for?

Postby Mary Joy » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:17 pm

jtoh wrote:
Mary Joy wrote:How is Methodist Girl's school.? I am aware this is a good school but this school is offering IB program and not a IP.. But people say IB is much tougher than IP..So anybody can enlighten about this ? Also the fees is very high compared to other schools..


You're confused.

IP - Integrated Programme : This is a thru train programme leading to A levels OR the International Baccalaureate (IB). Examples of thru train schools are RGS, NYGH, SOTA, MGS, SCGS etc

IB - International Baccalaureate: A diploma programme available in ACSI, SJI and SOTA. Note that students in MGS' IP programme will lead them to an IB in ACSI in Years 5/6.

MGS is an Independent School and these schools typically charge in the range of about $250-350 for school fees.

IB is not more difficult than A levels. Different focus and depends on ability and inclination of child.


Hi..Thanks...Ultimately they will be appearing for IB in ACSI and not "A" Level rite.? Could you pls. highlight what are all the pros & cons of "A" level & IB...

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Re: What secondary school is you/your child aiming for?

Postby jtoh » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:30 pm

Yes, ACSI offers IB. For more info on the differences between IB and A levels, check out the ACSI thread:

http://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/forum ... start=1880

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