Preparatory Course for Edexcel International Primary Curriculum Achievement Test Year 6
The Preparatory Course is designed to prepare international students to sit for the Pearson Edexcel International Primary Curriculum Achievement Test Year 6. It provides an international benchmark of achievement, with externally marked Achievement Tests and certification at the end of Year 6.
The Achievement Test is conducted by the Edexcel and involves a centralized test on English, Mathematics and Science. The test is held in June of each year. International students will obtain the International Award and proceed to Coleman College International Lower Secondary Curriculum.
Under the discipline of English, students will explore into current affairs, modern day problems, focusing on debate, historical, social, political, philosophical and economic factors of certain societies, art and music.
While learning the fundamentals of Mathematics, students will be given the opportunity of excelling in problem-solving and logic development. The inquiry of Science will also allow students to explore both the physical aspect and the knowledge of healthy living.
Since it is important for them to learn how to think, and not just what to think, students also learn analytical and critical thinking through the incisive pedagogy.
As it caters to the learning needs of all International Students, students will go through the curriculum under the rigor of the teaching format of Singapore Education System, which is viewed as the premium pedagogy worldwide.
Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) Test
Applicants can also opt to sit for the Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) Test to gain admission into Government Primary or Secondary Schools. The AEIS Test is conducted by the Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore.
The AEIS Test involves a centralized test on English and Mathematics and is held in September/ October of each year. International students who are successful in the AEIS Test will be assigned by Ministry of Education to join a Singapore Government School in January of the following year.
Applicants who have taken part in AEIS Test previously and were unsuccessful may apply to take AEIS Test again at the same or higher level, subject to MOE Terms and Conditions.
For updated and accurate information on MOE, please visit their website at www.moe.gov.sg
The Preparatory Course is designed to prepare international students to sit for the Pearson Edexcel International Primary Curriculum Achievement Test Year 6.
The course consists of 3 (three) subjects taught accordingly:
The Year 6 English class is aimed at enabling students to acquire foundational skills, particularly in grammar, spelling and basic pronunciation. The focus is on the four main language skills, namely, reading, listening, writing and speaking. The students will attain a good level of competency. Year 6 students should be able to read newspapers and magazines, read historical fiction – compare past and present trends, collect and compose words and phrases typical of journalistic writing, read and interpret a wide range of poems, understand and use vocabulary related to drama conventions, and pass reading comprehension assessments. The students will attain a good level of competency. As such, this class will prepare the students for the Final Year exam. Upon successful completion of the Year 6 English exam, students will be promoted to Lower Secondary English.
The Year 6 Mathematics class is aimed at enabling students to acquire Mathematical concepts and skills for everyday use and continuous learning in Mathematics. It also aims at developing thinking, reasoning, communication and application through a mathematical approach to problem solving. More importantly, it aims to build confidence and foster interest in Mathematics itself. Year 6 students should be competent in numbers and algebra, recall multiplication tables, solve word problems, functions and graphs, read measurements from different scales, solve geometric problems, collect data and draw conclusions, and use a calculator effectively. As such, this class will prepare the students for the Final Year exam. Upon successful completion of the Year 6 Mathematics exam, students will be promoted to Lower Secondary Mathematics.
The Year 6 Science class is aimed at enabling students to acquire Science concepts and skills for everyday use and continuous learning in Science. It also aims at developing an inquisitive mind through critical thinking. It requires students to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of the different learning objectives of the various topics. They include interaction within an environment, adaptation, micro-organisms, reversible and irreversible changes, forces, perspective, electric circuits and scientific enquiry. As such, this class will prepare the students for the Final Year exam. Upon successful completion of Year 6 Science exam, students will be promoted to Lower Secondary Science.
Scope of Study
Pearson Edexcel International Primary Curriculum
Lectures, Discussions, interactive lessons, games, etc.
Commencement Dates / Intakes
To view dates of intakes, please refer to www.colemancollege.edu.sg
Coleman College reserves the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy)
The course duration is 12 months of institutional study – Full-time
Monday to Friday
6 contact hours per day, 5 days per week
30 contact hours per week
To view course fees, please click here.
Mid Year Assessment: November or December
Final Year Assessment: May or June
Pearson Edexcel International Award Achievement Test.
Assessment Grading Criteria
The Pearson Edexcel International Primary Award in will be graded as pass or fail and is awarded at three attainment levels: P1, P2, P3.
Expected Examination Results Release Date
Examination results will be announced by Pearson Edexcel.
Pearson Edexcel International Award.
Completion of course
The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Coleman College. All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.
Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:40
Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity
This award supports progression to study of the International Lower Secondary Curriculum Years 7.
|Age:||At least 11 years old|
|Academic:||At least Primary 5 or equivalent|
|English Proficiency:||At least Primary 5 proficiency in English or equivalent|