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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

Re: All About GEP

Postby vlim » Fri May 27, 2011 12:25 am

ngbrdad wrote:Looking thru the slides of GE department talk to P6 parents earlier this year, saw one slide stated that for promotion to secondary GE the criteria is above 70% overall with a pass in SS in P6 CA1 + SA1.
It's stated that ss with only be graded for P6 and no marks will be reported.
However in my son's reportbook ss is still reported in marks eventually and the ss marks was taken into consideration when they count the overall average.


no lah..only English, CL, Maths and Science took up the overall marks ..thats why the full marks is 400 mah... :roll:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby ngbrdad » Fri May 27, 2011 12:54 am

For my son's school their SA+CA full marks is 500

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Re: All About GEP

Postby vlim » Fri May 27, 2011 12:57 am

ngbrdad wrote:For my son's school their SA+CA full marks is 500


huh...r u sure. :scratchhead: ..mine shows 400. If dsa to RI, not sure about other sec school, they don't look into SS marks for p6 results.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby jtoh » Fri May 27, 2011 7:41 am

DSA Schools don't take into account SS results.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby yukilei » Fri May 27, 2011 7:57 am

ngbrdad wrote:Hi yukilei is your kid in Nan Hua ?
Unfortunately from the info i gathered it may be even tougher to gain entry to HUHS as compared to RI thru DSA for GEP boys.


No, he's in Henry Park. That's what I thought so as well. But the journey is really far. I brought him to RI last Sat for Science competition. That took us 1hr 15mins to reach there!

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Re: All About GEP

Postby jtoh » Fri May 27, 2011 8:02 am

yukilei wrote:
ngbrdad wrote:Hi yukilei is your kid in Nan Hua ?
Unfortunately from the info i gathered it may be even tougher to gain entry to HUHS as compared to RI thru DSA for GEP boys.


No, he's in Henry Park. That's what I thought so as well. But the journey is really far. I brought him to RI last Sat for Science competition. That took us 1hr 15mins to reach there!


That's a really long commute. Imagine doing this everyday twice a day for the next six years.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby blur-daddy » Fri May 27, 2011 9:31 am

ngbrdad wrote:Looking thru the slides of GE department talk to P6 parents earlier this year, saw one slide stated that for promotion to secondary GE the criteria is above 70% overall with a pass in SS in P6 CA1 + SA1.
It's stated that ss with only be graded for P6 and no marks will be reported.
However in my son's reportbook ss is still reported in marks eventually and the ss marks was taken into consideration when they count the overall average.

Hi ngbrdad,

Secondary GE? You referring to SBGE? NUSH is one of them whereby they select kids base on maths result and observation in their half-day camp. So all enroll in NUSH is considered SBGE?

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Re: All About GEP

Postby ngbrdad » Fri May 27, 2011 2:57 pm

To me travelling distance is very important. I would prefer my kid to spend less than 20 min per trip is possible.
For people who stay in the west, if you want to let a GEP boy continue SBGE in secondary school, the options are only NUHS and ACSI.
HCI in Bukit Timah is still not as far as RI.
But for ACSI I have some reservation about the influence of the rich kids......

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Re: All About GEP

Postby vlim » Fri May 27, 2011 3:00 pm

ngbrdad wrote:.
But for ACSI I have some reservation about the influence of the rich kids......


heheeee..that's what stop my dh and I sending my ds there for primary gep :wink:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Otah » Fri May 27, 2011 3:05 pm

What are the proportion(estimated) like of NHPS GEP boys who joined RI, HCI, NUSH, ACSI or ? in Jan this year? What about Henry Park?

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