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GEP screening test? Go or no Go

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35%
Can Try
11
55%
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10%
 
Total votes : 20

Re: All About GEP

Postby Nebbermind » Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:53 pm

cluelessmama wrote:Frankly, I don't understand why there are all these GEP, DSA or IP "bashing" - I don't intend to offend anybody.
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I guess it's unavoidable coz there are only 400~500 privileged ones vs alot more intelligent ones so some unhappiness can be expected. :wink:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby PiggyLalala » Wed Aug 01, 2012 5:54 pm

sleepy wrote:
PiggyLalala wrote:Any idea what is the percentage of the GE pupils who fail to get into the IP schools each year?


If I remember correctly, the statistics that principal shown us, 30% didn't receive any DSA offer. Statistics only referring to dd's school.


Thank you for yr sharing. :)

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Re: All About GEP

Postby PiggyLalala » Thu Aug 02, 2012 7:12 pm

8228 wrote:There is a SS prelim on Aug 14. What is it for? :?


Think it is the last GEP exam the pupils need to take. It is important that they pass the overall SS exam. Having said that, I have never heard of any P6 students failing the SS paper.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby 8228 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:33 am

PiggyLalala wrote:
8228 wrote:There is a SS prelim on Aug 14. What is it for? :?


Think it is the last GEP exam the pupils need to take. It is important that they pass the overall SS exam. Having said that, I have never heard of any P6 students failing the SS paper.


Hmm, why is it called prelim?

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Nebbermind » Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:45 am

Perhaps they didn't want parents to take it too lightly :evil:

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Guest » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:04 am

Nebbermind wrote:Perhaps they didn't want parents to take it too lightly :evil:


Why parents? Shouldn't it be the children? :evil: :rotflmao:
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Re: All About GEP

Postby nansk » Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:56 am

sleepy wrote:
PiggyLalala wrote:Any idea what is the percentage of the GE pupils who fail to get into the IP schools each year?

If I remember correctly, the statistics that principal shown us, 30% didn't receive any DSA offer. Statistics only referring to dd's school.

Just curious, if they don't get a DSA offer, does it mean they didn't get into the IP school via their PSLE score as well?

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Re: All About GEP

Postby verykiasu2010 » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:08 pm

nansk wrote:
sleepy wrote:
PiggyLalala wrote:Any idea what is the percentage of the GE pupils who fail to get into the IP schools each year?

If I remember correctly, the statistics that principal shown us, 30% didn't receive any DSA offer. Statistics only referring to dd's school.

Just curious, if they don't get a DSA offer, does it mean they didn't get into the IP school via their PSLE score as well?

the can still get into IP school with the PSLE high enough score, via S1 posting
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Re: All About GEP

Postby keroppi » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:46 pm

sleepy wrote:
PiggyLalala wrote:Any idea what is the percentage of the GE pupils who fail to get into the IP schools each year?

If I remember correctly, the statistics that principal shown us, 30% didn't receive any DSA offer. Statistics only referring to dd's school.

30% is a lot. When MOE GE department came to give a talk to the parents last year, they showed us the past 3-5 years' DSA stats. It's in the mid to high 80s. So in essence, 8-9 out of every 10 GE kids will get a CO before PSLE.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Nebbermind » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:35 pm

There was a yr when the ACSP students got played out by the ACSI coz a significant no. did not get CO vs almost 100% the prev yr...or so I was told.

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