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METHODIST GIRLS’ SCHOOL BRIEFING FOR SEC 2 IP. CURRICULUM STRUCTURE FOR 2015 Lessons are in 60 min or 90 min blocks 2 half-hourly break times every day.

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1 METHODIST GIRLS’ SCHOOL BRIEFING FOR SEC 2 IP

2 CURRICULUM STRUCTURE FOR 2015 Lessons are in 60 min or 90 min blocks 2 half-hourly break times every day. The timetable will be structured in a 2-week (or a 10- day) cycle. Lower Sec Science classes are conducted in Semestral modules. Semester 1: 2 Jan – 24 Apr & Semester 2: 27 Apr – end of year. MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridays Day 1 (odd) Day 6 (even) Day 2 (o) Day 7 (e) Day 3 (o) Day 8 (e) Day 4 (o) Day 9 (e) Day 5 (o) Day 10 (e)

3 CURRICULUM STRUCTURE IN 2015 Day 1 st period Last periodAfternoon classesScheduled remedial Other activities Mon0730h1400h CCA starts 1500h Tue0730h1430h : S2MEP : Languages 1530 – 1630: Maths CCA starts 1630h Wed0830h1400h CCA starts 1500h Thu0730h1430h : Sciences 1530 – 1630: Humanities CCA starts 1630h Fri0730h1430hCCA starts 1500h

4 2015 CALENDAR Swap in timetable/ curriculum days in 2015 M (-2 Days)T (-3 Days)W (-3 Days)T (-4 Days)F (-3 Days) Term 1 (o)Feb 18 CNY cel (o)Feb 19 CNY (o)Feb 20 CNY Term 2(e) FRI tt Mar 31 (e)Apr 2 X-ctry (e)Apr 3 Gd Fri (e)May 1 Labour Day Term 3 (e)Jul 6 Youth Day (o)FRI tt Jul 14 (o)Jul 17 HR Puasa (e)FRI tt Jul 22 (e)Jul 23 FD FDR (e)Jul FD (o)Aug 10 Day aft ND (e)FRI tt Aug 4 (e)Aug 7 ND cel (e)Sep 3 Tr Dy cel (e)Sep 4 Tr Day Term 4(e)THUR tt 23 Sep (e)Sep 24 HR Haji

5 AFTERNOON CO-CURRICULAR SCHEDULE MEP lessons & 3 rd Language classes take priority over all other afternoon activities except when there are compulsory school events or participation in approved competitions Note on 3 rd Language: 1.Be committed for the whole year. Marks will be captured from semester 1 and included in overall percentage for the year 2.Withdrawal process is via the language centre 3.If transport arrangement to the centre is needed, please contact Mdm Junita.

6 CONVERSATIONAL MALAY PROGRAMME Another language learning opportunity for all levels ~ Conversational language competency and cultural awareness ~ Curriculum focus on listening, speaking and recognising simple words/characters ~ Elementary module on Thursdays 3 – 5 pm (5 weeks: 5 February to 12 March) ~ Registration forms are available at the General Office or from any of the Mother Tongue Language teachers.

7 Each subject will set approx. 1 – 1.5 hr of homework per week Average time spent on homework in a week = hours Students need to exercise good time management, discipline HOMEWORK POLICY

8 Valid Reasons for Absence 1. Unwell and covered with Medical Certificate valid for test day (copies of mc to be given to FT & to respective subject teachers) 2. Test falls on the same day of an approved competition (interschool, international). The teacher i/c of competition will inform the staff BUT students should also take responsibility to alert their respective teachers. ABSENCE FROM TESTS & EXAMS

9 YEAR 2 ASSESSMENTS IP-track Assessment Type End-of- Semester Exam (Mid-Year) Coursework Assignments & class tests for Terms 1 – 3 End-of-Year Examination Weighting for all subjects except Science 20% 10%50% Weighting for Sciences 40%20%40%

10 YEAR 2 PROMOTIONS IP track 6 relevant subjects 1. Language Arts 2. Mother Tongue** 3. History / Geography 4. Mathematics 5. Physical Sciences / Life Sciences 6. Any other subject Promotion to Year 3 Students must meet all the 3 criteria: An aggregate point of 26 points or more based on 6 relevant subjects; At least 1 bonus point for their performance in PTK and IS; and A score requirement of at least 4 points in these 6 subjects. ** This subject will be replaced with any other subject for a student who has been exempted from offering Mother Tongue.

11 Letters s and phone calls Announcements through MGS website Newsletters School sms Progress reports after CAs & Exams Parents Level Briefing Parent-Teacher Meeting with class, subject & CCA teachers (18 April 2014, Saturday) ParentLink COMMUNICATION PLATFORMS WITH PARENTS/GUARDIANS

12 ROCS - PENANG The objectives: (I) To provide authentic contexts and experiences for applied learning (II) To develop the whole child in the four domains - cognitive, affective, physical and spiritual across disciplines (III) To develop the 21st Century Competencies of global awareness and cross-cultural skills and sensitivities (IV) To broaden cultural perspectives for better understanding of life (V) To provide opportunities for service to the community/ society

13 Tentative Schedule Term 2 Week 10 May 25 – 29 ROCS - PENANG

14 Being a Team Player SEC 2 LEVEL THEME

15 CLASS IDENTITY GIRL POWER WOMEN OF INFLUENCE


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