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LOWER SECONDARY

The Singapore Cambridge Lower Secondary 1 and 2 curriculums are broad-based programmes that set the foundation for students in languages, mathematics, science and humanities. This programme prepares students for higher learning at Upper Secondary levels.

The content of all subjects included in Lower Secondary 1 & 2 courses is taught based on the Singapore-Cambridge ‘O’ level Express stream syllabus outlined by the Ministry of Education of Singapore.

Duration

2 years

Subjects

  • ESL OR Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • IT Skills
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Chinese

Entry Requirements

  • Completed Primary or Elementary Education or its equivalent
  • Pass SFMS Admission Test & Interview

Character Development

  • Pastoral Care
  • Chapel
  • Physical & Health Education

Class Size

  • Average: 25 students
  • Maximum: 30 students

Subject Synopsis

Please click here for the Subject Synopsis.

Assessment

Students are assessed on the following components at their following weightage

Term 1:
Continual Assessment (CA1)

Class Tests + Assignments + Projects + Presentations 100%

Term 2:
Mid-Year Examinatiion

Mid-Year Exams 70%
Class Tests + Assignments + Projects + Presentations in Term 2 30%

Term 3:
Continual Assessment 2 (CA2)

Class Tests + Assignments + Projects + Presentations 100%

Term 4:
Year-End Examination

Year-End Exam 50%
Continual Assessment 2 (CA2) 10%
Mid-Year Assessment 30%
Continual Assessment 1 (CA1) 10%

Promotion Critera

Students must attain the following minimum scores to be promoted to the respective classes.

Sec 1 to Sec 2

ESL or Language Arts + 3 other Exam Subjects 50%

Sec 2 to Sec 3 Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level

ESL 60%
Language Arts 50%
Mathematics 50%
Science or Social Studies 50%

To take Additional Mathematics, students need to achieve a minimum of 65% in Sec 2 Mathematics.

Sec 2 to AUSMAT Year 9

ESL or Language Arts 50%
Mathematics 50%
Science or Social Studies 50%

Sec 1 to AUSMAT Year 9 (Fast Track)

for all Exam subjects 70%

Sec 2 to Sec 3 Pearson Edexcel International GCSE

ESL or Language Arts 50%
Mathematics 50%
Science or Social Studies 50%

To take Pure Mathematics, students need to achieve a minimum of 55% in Sec 2 Mathematics.

Sec 2 to AUSMAT Year 10 (Accelerated Programme)

ESL 60%
Language Arts 50%
Mathematics 50%
Science or Social Studies 50%

2017 Annual School Fees for New Local & International Students

Course Title
Total School Fee (SGD)
Singapore Cambridge Lower Secondary – Sec 1
18,414.70
Singapore Cambridge Lower Secondary – Sec 2
18,414.70

 

Fees stated above are for School Term commencing in Term 1 on 4th January 2017.

For school term commencing in Term 2 onwards (fees will be released nearer to the application opening dates), please refer to School Fees.

Notes:

  1. All fees quoted are in Singapore dollars (SGD or S$) & inclusive of 7% GST, subject to annual review and change.
  2. Course Fee includes textbooks. No refund will be given to students who may not require all the prescribed textbooks for the enrolled course.
  3. A Sibling discount of 10% of Course Fees component is applicable to all main-stay programs. Terms and Conditions apply.
  4. School Fees do not include school uniforms. Cost of these items come under Miscellaneous fees. For other Miscellaneous Fees and Refund Policy, please refer to School Website/Student Handbook.

# Fees are based on actual cost or an average estimate based on previous year actual cost and subject to exchange rate fluctuation.
As such, there may be some over or under payments.

 

^ Admission Test (SGD 321) is compulsory unless waived by School Management based on acceptable qualification.
GST will be waived for test conducted at approved overseas centres.