Category Archives: Schools

Sec 1 Posting Exercise 2014-2015

My daughter will get her posting tomorrow. I hope she gets her first choice school as it is the nearest good school to our home. If she does, all three daughters will be in different schools for the first time … Continue reading

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Choosing a sec school: Is it more important to be in a ‘Top’ school or the Top class?

If you are confident of being in the top class of a top school, go ahead and choose that school. This normally happens to students who have PSLE aggregate scores of more than 270. But if you happen to be … Continue reading

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What is the highest PSLE aggregate score for 2014?

I don’t know. I’m waiting for more gossip to come my way, especially tomorrow when I meet my Sec 1 Algebra headstart students, some of whom are very competitive as two of them are the usual top 3 in their primary … Continue reading

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List of Junior Colleges (JC) (2014) in Singapore by Cut-Off L1R5 aggregate score (including bonus points)

Below is the latest ranking of JCs that I have compiled based on their 2014 cut-off points. As expected, RI and HCI have remained at the top. Compared to 2013, VJC has outranked NJC, NYJC is now in the same position as TJC, … Continue reading

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List of ‘Top’ Secondary Schools (2014) in Singapore by Cut-Off PSLE aggregate score (2013)

It seems that for the previous batch, the COPs have shrunk from the top as well as the bottom; schools at the top have their COPs lowered while schools at the bottom of this list have their COPs increased, such … Continue reading

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Choosing a secondary school …

PREPARE FOR SEC 1. JOIN OUR SEC 1 (2018) MATH ALGEBRA HEAD START PROGRAM!! ————————————————————————————————- The following are some of the factors (not in order of importance) you may want to consider in wisely selecting a secondary school: (1) Location / … Continue reading

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Between JC and Poly …

Should a O-Level grad choose to go to a JC or a Polytechnic? Since many students and parents ask me this question every year, here is my opinion on the matter. The answer is: It depends on several factors: (a) … Continue reading

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Yay, my student passed his A. Math!

I’m so happy that Sheng Ze, one of my tutees in 2013, obtained a C6 in his A. Math in the recent ‘O’ Level exams, after getting F9s almost all the time from Sec 3 to Sec 4. He was … Continue reading

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List of ‘Top’ Secondary Schools (2013) in Singapore by Cut-Off PSLE aggregate score (2012)

Name of School COP 2013 Highest Score NANYANG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL 265 280 RAFFLES INSTITUTION 263 284 RAFFLES GIRLS’ SCHOOL (SECONDARY) 263 280 HWA CHONG INSTITUTION 261 277 NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE 259 272 RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 256 282 DUNMAN … Continue reading

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Success is not defined by which schools we enter …

“Success is not defined by which schools we enter. Success is the ability and the willingness to be the best that we can be with the resources that are available to us.” – Muhammad Raimi Rahmat, recent First Class Honours … Continue reading

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