Student must be at least 13 years of age as at the date of enrolment
Students will be ready for the following:
- Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) Test
- Supplementary Admission Exercise for International Students (S-AEIS) Test
- Local Government School Entry Test
Students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course.
Offered as 10-week / 20-week programme offering English Language and Mathematics to prepare foreign students for admission to Singapore Government Schools.
At the end of the Preparatory Course, students will be able to communicate effectively in English. They will be able to:
- Listen to, read and view with understanding fiction and non-fiction texts from print.
- Express themselves in well constructed sentences both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate proficiency in writing of compositions.
- Answer comprehension questions from given passages.
- Demonstrate proficiency on comprehension cloze.
At the end of the course, students will be able to perform mathematical computations of the respective grade levels.
Weekly Assembly & Chapel Service : 1 hour / week
English : 23 hours / week
Mathematics : 6 hours / week
Term 1 : Monday 7 January 2013 – Friday 15 March 2013
Term 2 : Monday 18 March 2013 – Friday 24 May 2013
Term 3 : Monday 27 May 2013 – Friday 2 August 2013
Term 4 : Monday 5 August 2013 – Friday 11 October 2013
Term 5 : Monday 14 October 2013 – Friday 20 December 2013
New Year’s Day : Tuesday 1 January 2013
Chinese New Year : Sunday* 10 February 2013 and Monday 11 February 2013
Good Friday : Friday 29 March 2013
Labour Day : Wednesday 1 May 2013
Vesak day : Friday 24 May 2013
Hari Raya Puasa : Thursday 8 August 2013
National Day : Friday 9 August 2013
Hari Raya Haji : Tuesday 15 October 2013
Deepavali : Sunday** 3 November 2013***
Christmas Day : Wednesday 25 December 2013
* As Chinese New Year falls on Sunday 10 February 2013 and Monday 11 February 2013, the next day, Tuesday 12 February 2013, will be a public holiday.
** The following Monday will be a public holiday.
*** The date, 3 November 2013, for Deepavali needs to be checked against the Indian Almanac when it is available. Should there be a change in date, the Ministry of Manpower will issue a media release to announce the change.
Teachers’ Day : Friday 6 September 2013
Class tests will be conducted in weeks 4 and 8 of every term.
14 working days after the second test date of every term.
We are proud to have many qualified and dedicated teachers here at YMCA School. The following list shows the Preparatory Course teachers, their qualifications and respective subjects that they are in charge of:
|Joni Boh||Senior Teacher||MEd
|18 years||Combined Science
|Jarrod Chee Yau Chong||Teacher||DipEd
|6 years||English Language|
|Joseph Tan Tee Meng||Associate Teacher||BA
|4 years||English Language|
|Pearlene Sim Puay Yin||Associate Teacher||PGDE (Credit)
BSc with Merit