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School Examination Policy P3-P6 Semestral Assessments (SA1 & SA2 ) 2017


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

For English Language/Foundation English Language and Mother Tongue/Foundation 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.

Subject Marks will be pro-rated only if the pupils have sat for the major components of the paper. There will be no pro-rating of marks if pupils have sat only for the minor components of the paper. The following table indicates the operating procedure for pupils who are absent for any component/paper during the examination period:

Subject/Component missed with valid reason Action to be taken Additional Information
English (EL) / Foundation English (FEL)
Oral Make-up day Marks for EL/FEL 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/FEL for SA1/SA2
Paper 2 No make-up day *No marks entered for EL/FEL for SA1/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 EL/FEL for SA1/SA2
Paper 2 No make-up day *No marks entered for EL/FEL for SA1/SA2

Subject/Component missed with valid reason Action to be taken Additional Information
Foundation Mother Tongue (FMT) - FCL/FML/FTL
Oral Make-up day Marks for FMT will be pro-rated for pupils who miss the make-up day
Listening Comprehension No make-up day Marks for FMT will be pro-rated
Paper 2 No make-up day *No marks entered for FMT for SA1/SA2
Mathematics / Foundation Mathematics (FMA)
Paper 1 : Booklet A & B Paper 2 No make-up day *No marks entered for Mathematics/FMA for SA1/SA2.
Science / Foundation Science (FSC)
Booklet A & B No make-up day *No marks entered for Science/FSC for SA1/SA2
Higher Mother Tongue (HMT) - HCL / HML / HTL
HMT Composition No make-up day *No marks entered for HMT for SA1/SA2
HMT Paper 2 No make-up day *No marks entered for HMT for SA1/SA2

Please note that absence from any Oral and/or Written Examination must be supported by a medical certifcate . Pupils will need to submit the medical certificate to the form teacher on the day he/she reports back to school. Letters of excuse from parents are not acceptable. Absentees for the Written Examinations will be given the subject papers for independent practice and no marks will be recorded on their result slip.

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