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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby lee_yl » Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:00 pm

zbear wrote:
lee_yl wrote:I wonder how correlated are the UNSW results to PSLE results?
If a child scores Dist & HD, is he likely to get A*, likewise, does scoring Credit or Merit translate to a A or lower grade in PSLE?



Based on my kids' past experience, I don't see any co relation between UNSW and PSLE results. My DS can score HD for UNSW Maths but just an A for PSLE Maths. We take it as good practice n exposure to external set questions.


Thanks for sharing, Zbear.
DD1 didn't do well in one of the ICAS paper this year and I was a bit worried as her PSLE is next year.

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby mommyNg » Thu Sep 29, 2016 11:58 pm

Don't worry lee_yl, my dd got credit for those papers but yet could still scored A* for her Psle.

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby winnieng78 » Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:32 am

blithegal wrote:Hi wennieng78,

Thanks for the info.
Congrats on your girl's excellent result!

The teacher finally responded. He has a distinction for english and the school will present the certificate to him on children's day celebration. :rahrah:


wah that is nice gesture of the school! congrats! my girl is only in P2 so she still has a long way to go.... moreover, I understand that this has no direct correlation to the normal test/exam heeheheh

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby MyPillow » Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:39 am

My dc got distinction but i was told there is High Disct, is it true ?
I did not even know abt this , blur me .. till i saw the cert ... :pokeeye:
dc told me its a test of skill, not relating to any national exam lei

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby sleepy » Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:46 am

MyPillow wrote: i was told there is High Disct, is it true ?


Yes, there is a high distinction

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby sumoye » Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:57 am

High Distinction(top 1%), Distinction(next 10%), Credit(next 25%), Merit (next 10%), Participation (all remaining participants)
Last edited by sumoye on Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:36 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby MyPillow » Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:05 pm

sumoye wrote:High Distinction(top 1%), Distinction(next 10%), Credit(next 25%), Participation (all remaining participants)


% based on all Singapore participants right?

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby sumoye » Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:08 pm

Yes correct, MyPillow

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby lee_yl » Fri Sep 30, 2016 4:03 pm

mommyNg wrote:Don't worry lee_yl, my dd got credit for those papers but yet could still scored A* for her Psle.


Thank you for sharing, MommyNg, it's very encouraging to hear that.

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Re: UNSW Competition / Paper

Postby mommyNg » Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:09 am

lee_yl wrote:
mommyNg wrote:Don't worry lee_yl, my dd got credit for those papers but yet could still scored A* for her Psle.


Thank you for sharing, MommyNg, it's very encouraging to hear that.


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