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Step 6: Subject at a Higher Level (SBB)/ Higher Mother Tongue language (HMTL)/ 3rd Language (Only for students who are eligible)

Subject at a Higher Level (SBB)

For students who are eligible to take up more demanding subjects through Subject Based Banding (SBB), meaning Normal Academic (NA) students may take Express (Exp) subjects and Normal Technical (NT) students may take NA and/or Exp subjects. Parents/guardians will receive a notifications via Parents Gateway or phone call if your child is eligible for SBB.

Students can choose to accept or decline this offer (refer to notifications on Parents Gateway). Upon accepting the offer, students can proceed to purchase books for the subject at a higher level.


SBB Briefing Video





Higher Mother Tongue Language (HMTL)

HMTL offers students the chance to study Chinese, Malay or Tamil at a more advanced level.

To eligible for HMTL, students must get either:

o An overall PSLE Score of 8 or better

o An overall PSLE Score of 9 to 14 and get AL 1/ AL 2 in MTL or Distinction/ Merit in HMTL

Notifications will be send to Parents Gateway if your child is eligible for HMTL. Please refer to the notifications and complete by 28  December 2021.


3rd Language Application Results

For the outcome of the 3rd language application, please refer to the notification in the Parents Gateway.


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