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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 lee_yl » Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:37 am

PiggyLalala wrote:
lee_yl wrote:Hi, ifirefly and phttph,

Thanks for your well wishes.

Finally submitted the form after a few sleepless nights of indecision. I caved in and went along with DD's choice.


Congrats, Lee_yl and dd.
Dont worry too much. I am sure yr dd will enjoy and do well in GEP.


Thanks PiggyLalala!

My dd is not those self-driven/motivated type :sweat: hope she can cope and the program can help her blossom

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Re: All About GEP

Postby Nebbermind » Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:27 am

lee_yl wrote: Thanks PiggyLalala!

My dd is not those self-driven/motivated type :sweat: hope she can cope and the program can help her blossom

Donch worry. Seriously, what % of kids are self-driven/motivated, esp at the young age.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby sleepy » Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:25 am

My dd in Secondary still dreamy.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby abhcbl » Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:06 pm

:smile:
Last edited by abhcbl on Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:05 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby bgmum » Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:26 pm

Congrats, lee_ly :)

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Re: All About GEP

Postby lee_yl » Sun Nov 22, 2015 12:31 am

bgmum wrote:Congrats, lee_ly :)

:oops:
Thanks, lots of new things to learn from you and the other parents in this thread.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby wcc » Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:56 am

Can anyone advise for P5 GEP, how much will the workload increase as compared to P4? Other than the IRS Projects, are there a lot more things to expect?

Is the test and exam schedule similar to P4, i.e. CT1, CT2 and Year end paper?

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Re: All About GEP

Postby reddiechan » Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:52 pm

wcc wrote:Can anyone advise for P5 GEP, how much will the workload increase as compared to P4? Other than the IRS Projects, are there a lot more things to expect?

Is the test and exam schedule similar to P4, i.e. CT1, CT2 and Year end paper?


Other than the IRS that's really dependent on how much you'd want to put in, don't see much increase in workload. Well, MY workload decreased quite a bit, because DD took up more independent work on her own. :lol:

Yes, test and exam schedule is the same: CT1, CT2 and SA2.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby wcc » Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:04 pm

reddiechan wrote:
wcc wrote:Can anyone advise for P5 GEP, how much will the workload increase as compared to P4? Other than the IRS Projects, are there a lot more things to expect?

Is the test and exam schedule similar to P4, i.e. CT1, CT2 and Year end paper?


Other than the IRS that's really dependent on how much you'd want to put in, don't see much increase in workload. Well, MY workload decreased quite a bit, because DD took up more independent work on her own. :lol:

Yes, test and exam schedule is the same: CT1, CT2 and SA2.


Thanks! At least we know what to expect.

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Re: All About GEP

Postby iRabbit » Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:39 pm

reddiechan wrote:
wcc wrote:Can anyone advise for P5 GEP, how much will the workload increase as compared to P4? Other than the IRS Projects, are there a lot more things to expect?

Is the test and exam schedule similar to P4, i.e. CT1, CT2 and Year end paper?


Other than the IRS that's really dependent on how much you'd want to put in, don't see much increase in workload. Well, MY workload decreased quite a bit, because DD took up more independent work on her own. :lol:

Yes, test and exam schedule is the same: CT1, CT2 and SA2.


For my son, P5 was definitely much tougher and busier than P4. This could partly be due to the fact that he took up an additional CCA, and had to attend further enrichments in another school for a few months.

Having said that, I still feel that the workload and level of difficulty went up a notch in P5. For instance, my son had to start seeking help from his peers in solving math qns, something he didn't have to do in P4.

Add all these to IRS, I'm just glad we saw the back of P5. Phew! :sweat:

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