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School Examination Policy For P1-P2 Tests & Semestral Assessments 2017


There will be no make-up examination for pupils who are absent for any subject paper during the written examination.

For English Language and Mother Tongue Oral Examination, only 1 day will be set aside for the Oral make-up examination. Pupils who are absent for both subjects during the Oral Examination will take both languages on the same make-up day.

The following table is applicable for P1 & P2 Tests:

Subject marks will not be pro-rated if pupils miss any of the bite-sized assessments below:
Level Terms English Mathematics Mother Tongue
Primary 1 1


2
  • Grammar and Vocabulary Test
  • Comprehension Test 
  • Mini Test 2
  • Diagnostic Reading Test
  • Paper 2 Mini Test

3
  • Grammar and Vocabulary Test
  • Comprehension Test
  • Mini Test 3
  • Paper 2 Mini Test

4
  • Individual Writing
  • Grammar and Vocabulary Test
  • Comprehension Test
  • Mini Test 5
  • Oral Passage reading
  • Individual writing
  • Paper 2 Mini Test
Primary 2
1
  • Grammar and Vocabulary Test
  • Comprehension Test 
  • Mini Test 1
  • Diagnostic Reading Test

2
  • Grammar and Vocabulary Test
  • Comprehension Test 
  • Mini Test 2
  • Oral Passage reading
  • Individual writing

3
  • Individual Writing
  • Grammar and Vocabulary Test
  • Comprehension Test 
  • Mini Test 4
  • Paper 2 Mini Test
4 Refer to the P2 SA2 Table below

The following table is applicable for P2 SA2:
Subject/Component missed with valid reason Action to be taken Additional Information
English (EL)
Oral Make-up day Marks for EL will be pro-rated for pupils who miss the make-up day
Listening Comprehension No make-up day Marks for EL/FEL will be pro-rated
Composition No make-up day *No marks entered for EL for SA2
Paper 2 No make-up day *No marks entered for EL for SA2
Mother Tongue (MTL) - CL/ML/TL
Oral Make-up day Marks for MTL will be pro-rated for pupils who miss the make-up day
Listening Comprehension No make-up day Marks for MTL will be pro-rated
Composition No make-up day *No marks entered for MTL for SA2
Paper 2 No make-up day *No marks entered for MTL for SA2
Mathematics
Mathematics Paper No make-up day *No marks entered for Mathematics for SA2

Please note that the pupils will have to sit for at least 50% of the year's assessments to be give an overall score for each subject. Absence from any Oral and/or Written Examination/ Test must be supported by a medical certificate . Letters of excuse from parents are not acceptable. Absentees for the Written Examination will be given the subject papers for independent practice.

*Marks will be reflected as 'VR' - Valid Reason (if supported by a medical certificate)