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Re: All About GEP

Postby 25hr mama » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:36 pm

SA2 has come to an end! GE exams ends much earlier compared to mainstream. Is there a reason for it. Do we hv the luxury of relaxing from now till term ends? Or r the kids expected to work on something else for these final weeks?

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Re: All About GEP

Postby TwaTau » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:41 pm

25hr mama wrote:SA2 has come to an end! GE exams ends much earlier compared to mainstream. Is there a reason for it. Do we hv the luxury of relaxing from now till term ends? Or r the kids expected to work on something else for these final weeks?

I remember they had not too much a break when my DS was in P4. After exam, worksheets continue to flow.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby vlim » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:42 pm

25hr mama wrote:SA2 has come to an end! GE exams ends much earlier compared to mainstream. Is there a reason for it. Do we hv the luxury of relaxing from now till term ends? Or r the kids expected to work on something else for these final weeks?

I think they have other non exam activity to do ...

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Re: All About GEP

Postby 25hr mama » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:51 pm

Hopefully, the teachers r kind enough to allow the kids to relax at least for this PSLE marking week. Lol...

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Re: All About GEP

Postby thmejlfm » Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:09 pm

Thanks for your reply. Congrats!


25hr mama wrote:
thmejlfm wrote:Hi! :congrats:

For this ICAS thingy, is it only for P6? I mean the medal ceremony.

Just curious!!

Hi thmejlfm, my dd is in P4, so I guess itz for all levels.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Snow Crystal » Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:22 pm

vlim wrote:My ds will be receiving one too for Science..it comes as a little surprise as it is not his strongest subject :dancing:

:congrats: Wow Science! So we will see your DS represent RI next time for the National Science Challenge... :evil: :evil:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Snow Crystal » Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:26 pm

TwaTau wrote: My DS is also privilege to join this ICAS medal club, but his is for Maths. But we won't be attending the ceremony as he will be away on school trip.

:congrats: :boogie: Math genius! Goodness all the crouching dragon hidden tiger KSPs...haha we share your joy!

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Flowermonaster » Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:20 am

Hi, any P6 parents can share the P6 ERP booklist?
Wanted to buy a few books for DS to read first.

TIA.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Zann » Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:14 am

Flowermonaster wrote:Hi, any P6 parents can share the P6 ERP booklist?
Wanted to buy a few books for DS to read first.

TIA.

Pls include me a copy too. Thanks.

Anyone can share any website to purchase e-book for the reading listing.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby optimistforum » Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:07 pm

jtoh wrote:
TwaTau wrote:Between the ICAS medal for Maths/Science and MO/SO Gold/Platinium, which is more prestiges? What are the different between the 2 type of tests? TIA.


The MO tests are a lot more difficult compared to the ICAS ones. So based on that I suppose a Platinum in SMOPS would be more prestigious. But given that you have to be #1 in Singapore to get a medal for ICAS that's pretty prestigious too. Just a different level I suppose.


Hi

Apologies for my ignorance, but what is "ICAS" and "SMOPS"
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