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The early years are crucial for children’s holistic development. A quality pre-school education provides children with opportunities to build self-confidence, learn social skills and develop learning dispositions. These build a strong foundation for children’s future learning.
Learning Areas and Goals of Pre-school Education by Ministry of Education (MOE)
According to MOE's guidelines, pre-school education should focus on helping children build up confidence and social skills and be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and dispositions for life-long learning (Learning Goals under MOE).
Key Stage Outcomes of Pre-school Education
At the pre-school level, the holistic development of children is most important. The key stage outcomes of pre-school education emphasise the need for children to build up confidence and social skills and be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and dispositions for life-long learning. At the end of their pre-school education, children should:
know what is right and what is wrong
be willing to share and take turns with others
be able to relate to others
be curious and able to explore
be able to listen and speak with understanding
be comfortable and happy with themselves
have developed physical co-ordination, healthy habits, participate in and enjoy a variety of arts experiences
love their families, friends, teachers and school
PRIMARY SCHOOL EDUCATION
Primary School Curriculum by Ministry of Education (MOE)
The inner circle centering on life skills ensures that students acquire sound values and skills to take them through life as responsible adults and active citizens. It comprises the non-academic curriculum.
The middle circle on knowledge skills seeks to develop students’ thinking, process and communication skills. This will enable students to analyse and use information and be able to express their thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively. It comprises skills-based subjects.
The outermost circle covers the content-based subject disciplines i.e. Languages, Humanities & the Arts, and Mathematics & Sciences. It ensures that students have a good grounding in content across different areas of study.
Primary and Secondary - English Language Syllabus by MOE (Click here to download).
Primary - Chinese Language Syllabus by MOE (Click here to download).
Primary - Mathematics Syllabus by MOE (Click here to download).
Primary - Science Syllabus by MOE (Click here to download).
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INFORMATION ABOUT PRIMARY SCHOOL LEAVING EXAM (PSLE)
MOE has made some changes to Primary School Leaving Exam Scoring System in the past year. Click here to find out what are the changes and how it will impact your child.