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    PSLE

    Direct School Admission: What parents need to know about the scheme

    Will the Covid-19 situation change the selection process?

    Over 80% of PSLE cohort got school within first three choices

    This year's batch of pupils is the first to take the national exam under the new scoring system.

    New PSLE scoring system sees more pupils qualifying to take secondary school subjects at higher level

    About 65% who qualified for the Normal (Academic) and Normal (Technical) courses can take at least 1 subject at a more demanding level.

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    Pre-school

    Picking a pre-school: What are the different options for Singapore families

    Anchor operator or partner operator? Montessori or play-based learning? Childcare or kindergarten? 

    What defines a good or bad touch? Parents welcome move to teach pre-schoolers body safety

    Difficulty in bringing up the topic in an age-appropriate manner sometimes holds them back from talking about it with their children.

    Surprising ways art can help your kids develop

    Here is how mums and dads can help their kids cultivate a lifelong interest in art.

    Primary school

    How to motivate kids who are academically unmotivated

    Parents and teachers can play a part, but they have to be equipped with the right tools and words to do so.

    How to boost your kid’s interest and confidence in writing

    The art of good writing may soon be lost as children continue to prefer devices to books. Here is how to turn the tide.

    Secondary School

    From archery to Chinese opera, co-curricular activities are big part of secondary school life

    With secondary schools offering a wide range of co-curricular activities, CCA life is different from that in primary school.

    How to prepare your child for the transition to Secondary 1

    The transition should go beyond learning how to deal with the more challenging academic demands. 

    JC/Poly/ITE

    Choose A levels or International Baccalaureate diploma programme?

    Both are internationally recognised for university admission, but are different in how the curriculum is structured and assessed.

    How do I decide if I should go to a JC or a polytechnic?

    Principals of junior colleges and polytechnics share tips for O level students participating in the Joint Admissions Exercise.