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Academic Learning


Overview

Course of Study

Based on the results of the Primary School Leaving Examination, students are promoted to Secondary One in one of the three courses, namely the Normal Academic [N(A)], Normal Technical [N(T)] and Express (E).

Students in the Express Course take the GCE ‘O’ Level examination at the end of their 4th year.

Students in the N(A) and N(T) Courses sit for the GCE ‘N’ Level Examination at the end of the 4th year. Those who do well in N(A) course will be eligible for Sec 5N, at the end of which they take the GCE ‘O’ Level Examination.

Students can move from one course to another based on their performance and the assessment of the school.

Subjects Offered

Lower Secondary (Secondary One and Two)

Course
Express and Normal Academic Normal Technical
Languages
English
Mother Tongue Languages
English
Mother Tongue Languages
Mathematics   Elementary Mathematics  Elementary Mathematics
Science   General Science  General Science
Humanities 
 History 
Geography 
English Literature
 Social Studies
 Craft & Technology
 Design & Technology 
Food and Consumer Education
 Design & Technology 
Food and Consumer Education
Aesthetics 
 Art
Music
Art
Music 

Physical Education
Character & Leadership Education
Project Work
Physical Education
Character & Leadership Education
Project Work


Upper Secondary (Secondary Three to Five)

At the end of Secondary Two, all students will take part in the Subject Option Exercise to decide the subject combinations they will offer at the upper secondary levels.

Express Course Normal Academic Course Normal Technical Course
7 or 8 O-Level examinable subjects





6 N-Level Examinable Subjects 

*Eligible students may sit for the O-Level Examination at the end of Sec 4 for up to 3 subjects

5 N-Level Examinable Subjects





Physical Education
Character and Leadership Education

Physical Education
Character and Leadership Education

Physical Education
Character and Leadership Education
Music

Examinable Subjects

O-Level N-Level (Normal Academic) N-Level (Normal Technical)
English
Chinese Language
Malay Language
Tamil Language
Higher Chinese
Higher Malay
Higher Tamil
Elementary Mathematics
Additional Mathematics
Principles of Accounts
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Science (Chemistry/Biology)
Science(Chemistry/Physics)
Geography
English Literature
Combined Humanities (SS/GE)*
Combined Humanities (SS/HE)*
Design and Technology 
Food and Nutrition



*SS - Social Studies
*GE - Geography Elective
*HE - History Elective

English
Chinese Language
Malay Language
Tamil Language
Elementary Mathematics
Additional Mathematics
Principles of Accounts
Science(Chemistry/Physics)
Combined Humanities (SS/GE)*
Combined Humanities (SS/HE)*
Design and Technology 
Food and Nutrition
Art











*SS - Social Studies
*GE - Geography Elective
*HE - History Elective

English
Basic Chinese
Basic Malay
Basic Tamil
Elementary Mathematics
Science
Elements of Business Skills
Computer Applications
Design and Technology