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GEP screening test? Go or no Go

Poll ended at Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:26 pm

Must Go
7
35%
Can Try
11
55%
Don't Go
2
10%
 
Total votes : 20

Postby cluelessmom » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:03 pm

Oic... er mayb can share some useful info or tips wif us after the talk ? :evil:

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Postby vlim » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:04 pm

ya for my case also..my dh got to send my dd to ballet lesson and ,as usual, I will go attend talk. :dancing:

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Postby vlim » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:05 pm

cluelessmom wrote:Oic... er mayb can share some useful info or tips wif us after the talk ? :evil:


u not going?

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Postby ksme » Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:31 pm

Zann wrote:
:thankyou: Yes, I do come across my ds reading fairy tale these days. So far no worksheet leh, like you say may be they do in school. Good that we have this forum page to chat about this kind of "common interest", so at least we know what is going on. BTW how your ds find the Math and HCL CT? I look at the test and exam schedule, it seems that there is no oral and listening test for HCL/CL at P4, correct me if I am wrong. How about P5 HCL GE students? Do they also take CL exam amd sit for oral and listening test ?


Do you mean the Math CT and HCL Unit test 2 last week? If so, my DS found them ok. He got back HCL paper already and was able to improve his performance vs Unit test 1, so I am happy.

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Postby cluelessmom » Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:40 pm

vlim wrote:
cluelessmom wrote:Oic... er mayb can share some useful info or tips wif us after the talk ? :evil:


u not going?


No leh.... I got ADD hahaha

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Postby Zann » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:00 am

Do you mean the Math CT and HCL Unit test 2 last week? If so, my DS found them ok. He got back HCL paper already and was able to improve his performance vs Unit test 1, so I am happy.


:D Glad to hear that

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Postby Neko » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:03 pm

ksme wrote:Do you mean the Math CT and HCL Unit test 2 last week? If so, my DS found them ok. He got back HCL paper already and was able to improve his performance vs Unit test 1, so I am happy.


Is it need 70% to pass? (not 50% rite?) Dd managed to get more than 70% for math. Math is not her forte so quite happy with her results. HCL marks pretty gd. Thk having a great hcl teacher who makes lessons fun helps a lot :)

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Postby Zann » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:15 pm

Neko wrote:
Is it need 70% to pass? (not 50% rite?) Dd managed to get more than 70% for math.


Oh is it ? Never heard of it li ..Can experienced ge parents pls confirm this ?

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Postby vlim » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:25 pm

Zann wrote:Oh is it ? Never heard of it li ..Can experienced ge parents pls confirm this ?


I have heard of it but not too sure also. And I think diff subject has diff passing mark.. :roll:

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Postby ksme » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:44 pm

kiasulang wrote:In my opinion, preparing your child to be selected for GEP is not advisable.

In order to maintain his/her GEP status, the child has to achieve an average overall score of 70% for his subjects. Individual subject has to be at least 70% for Math, Science and Social Studies, 65% for English and 50% for Chinese.

However, more than 90% of the GEP students are able to go to their school of choice through DSA.


What I remember from my DS's school briefing is consistent with the above from Kiasulang.

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