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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 - » Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:42 am

Hi again :D I'm a GEPer from RGPS P6 '10.

For RGPS, class sorting is random and the teachers spread the people with similar characters out into different classes.. or so I think. So each class has both troublemakers and academically better ones. However, class R from P Q and R always has the HCL pupils.

TREX8 wrote:I think different schools have different ways of assigning classes. DD's school was not based on Cl or HCl. Rather random, maybe more to spread out the 'trouble-makers'.

Zann wrote:I was told from P4 to P5 yes due to selection of HMT. For those who are still doing HMT, not sure whether there will be movement too?

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Postby Herbie » Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:13 am

Is P5 more taxing then P4..?? Yes, It is because they need to do IVP/IRS/FPS etc??

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Postby jtoh » Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:21 am

Herbie wrote:Is P5 more taxing then P4..?? Yes, It is because they need to do IVP/IRS/FPS etc??


Yes it is. P4 is like a prep year for P5. You learn the skills required for application in P5. RS, various projects, Olympiads... all these add to the workload. Of the three GEP years, I would say that P5 is the toughest. P6 is a breeze.

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Postby Herbie » Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:35 am

Hi jtoh, I was wondering whether to let her take music theory this year.. not sure whether she can cope with it..

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Postby jtoh » Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:06 am

Hi herbie,

I think you know your dd best. As a guide, many of my dd's classmates continued taking their music and dance exams all through their GEP years. The workload is manageable. :)

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Postby Zann » Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:21 am

hi Jtoh, What did they do for SS at P5 ? And what are the investigative maths topics ? TIA

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Postby thmejlfm » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:16 pm

Hi!

May I know what is 'RPS'? My DD just asked me. It was in her timetable.

I think I had read about it in somewhere. But, forgot what is it.

Please Advise.

Thank you

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Postby notsokiasu mum » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:20 pm

thmejlfm wrote:Hi!

May I know what is 'RPS'? My DD just asked me. It was in her timetable.

I think I had read about it in somewhere. But, forgot what is it.

Please Advise.

Thank you


Is it FPS - Future Problem Solving? It's taught under social studies.

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Postby ksme » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:28 pm

thmejlfm wrote:Hi!

May I know what is 'RPS'? My DD just asked me. It was in her timetable.

I think I had read about it in somewhere. But, forgot what is it.

Please Advise.

Thank you


I think it is research Project skills. They go through classes in P4 in preparation for P5 IRS (Individual research studies) project

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Postby thmejlfm » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:49 pm

The timetable put RPS, every Thursday, 1.30pm to 2.30pm.

Anyway, my DD said she will check with her teacher.

Just now, she forgot to ask.

Thank you

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