9 Our Strategic Thrusts Engaged learners Differentiated learning to cater for different abilitiesAssessment for Learning (Checking of understanding)Close monitoring for early interventionConfident students of good character and citizenshipEmphasis on Character & Values Education (e.g. through VOTM, Sec 2 camp)Development of Student LeadershipMass participation of school events to promote Physical well-being and Aesthetic educationEnabled and empowered staffPartnership for excellenceParent Support Group (PSG)Parents’ participation in school’s events (e.g. Cross-Country, Sports Day), Meet-The-Parents Session, Breakfast with PrincipalManagement by KnowledgeProviding an enriching learning experience and sustaining value added academic performanceNurturing confident students of good character and developing all round talent to achieve niches of excellenceBuilding a vibrant learning community among staffEstablishing close partnership with the community and be a school of choice
10 ROLE OF THE STUDENTS Adopt the school motto and vision to be your own: Efforts Today, Rewards Tomorrow- Discipline to Learn; Motivation to Succeed;Honesty to Strive; Diligence for ResultsA Thinker- Dare to Question; Thirst for Knowledge;Seek WisdomAn Achiever- Dare to Dream; Drive for Excellence;Passion to InnovateA Global Citizen- Humility to Serve; Confidence to Concede;Graciousness to Accommodate
11 ROLE OF THE PARENTS Know your child’s school activities - Instructional/enrichment programmes, CCAs, school eventsParticipation in your child’s school life- Establish bonds with our school through form teachers, Meet-the-Parents sessions, Parent Support GroupBe involved with your child’s learning- Communicate, encourage, motivate, monitor; know his friends/outside school activitiesBe aware of signs of misconduct- Take proactive action; work with form teachers, school management
12 we can make every individual in Yuan Ching Togetherwe can make every individual in Yuan ChingA ThinkerAn AchieverA Global Citizen
13 Sec 2 Streaming Objectives: To match a pupil’s ability to the appropriate subject combinationTo match a pupil’s aspirations with the appropriate course
15 Criteria For Promotion/Transfer Sec 2 Express ResultsOutcomePass in EL and in the average of all subjectsPromoted to Sec 3 ExpressPass in EL but fail in the average of all subjectsORPass in the average of all subjects but fail in EL (less than 50%)Laterally transferred to Sec 3 N(A)
16 Criteria For Transfer/Promotion/Advancement Sec 2 Normal (Academic) ResultsOutcome70% or higher in the average for all subjectsLaterally transferred to Sec 3 ExpressGrade 5 or better in EL and 2 other subjectsORGrade 5 or better in 4 subjectsPromoted to Sec 3 N(A)Has not met minimum attainment level and at or above maximum ageAdvanced to Sec 3 N(A)Has not met minimum attainment level and below maximum ageRetained inSec 2 N(A)
17 Criteria For Transfer/Promotion/Advancement Sec 2 Normal (Technical) ResultsOutcome70% or higher in the average for all subjects and deemed able to cope with the N(A) courseLaterally transferred to Sec 2 N(A)Grade D or better in 2 subjects, one of which is EL or MathematicsPromoted to Sec 3 N(T)Has not met minimum attainment level and at or above maximum ageAdvanced to Sec 3 N(T)Has not met minimum attainment level and below maximum ageRetained inSec 2 N(T)
18 Subject Combinations Offered (Express course) Sec 3 Express (Total of 7 or 8 subjects)Common Subjects:English LanguageMother Tongue / Higher Mother TongueMathematicsScienceCombined Humanities(Social Studies with an elective)
20 Subject Combinations Humanities Elective Subjects Aesthetics Electives Social Studies with Geography ElectiveSocial Studies with History ElectivePrinciples of AccountsAesthetics ElectivesDesign & TechnologyFood & NutritionArt
21 Subject Combinations Offered (Normal Academic course) Sec 3 Normal Academic (Total of 6 subjects)Common Subjects:English LanguageMother TongueMathematicsScience (Physics/Chemistry)Combined Humanities(Social Studies with an elective)
22 Subject Combinations Mathematics Elective Subject N Level Additional MathematicsHumanities Elective SubjectsSocial Studies with Geography ElectiveSocial Studies with History ElectivePrinciples of AccountsAesthetics Elective SubjectsDesign & TechnologyFood & NutritionArt
24 Details of subject combinations & pre-requisites Details of the subject combinations, the pre-requisites and the subject synopsis for the various subjects can be found in the handout given out today.
25 STREAMING PROCESS Students will be ranked at the end of Sec 2 Allocation of subject combination will be based onMerit (overall performance and performance in individual subjects)EligibilityPreferenceThe number of students opting for the particular subject combinationAvailability of resources
26 Option FormThe option forms will be issued in October after the Final Term Examination.Three options will be given. Use them wisely.If the student is not successful in any of the options, Promotion Committee will decide.The deadline for submission of the Option Form is after the Final Term Examination at a specified date indicated in the option form.
27 How Parents can help. . .Discuss with your children – their aspirations and advise them accordinglyEncourage them to focus on the Sec 2 studies and aim for their preferred subject combination for Sec 3Discuss with Form Teachers on child’s progress regularly