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Only in Primary 4 and told to prepare for PSLE

Despite recent curriculum changes, the stressful PSLE remains and likely the age-old obsession over grades too

My nine-year-old daughter Ollie entered Primary 4 this year.

Now begins a step-up in difficulty, as the prepping for the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), a major exam to be taken when she is in Primary 6, officially starts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 03, 2019, with the headline 'Only in Primary 4 and told to prepare for PSLE'. Print Edition | Subscribe