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Assessment Matters

Important Instructions
  • Do not come to school to sit for the examination if you are feeling unwell. Please see a doctor and obtain a medical certificate (MS) so that you will be officially excused from the examination. A letter from your parent will not be accepted.
  • Submit your MC to your teacher upon returning to school.
  • No marks will be awarded for absence without MC.
  • There will be no make-up assessment.

Preparation Before The Examination
  • Look through the examination schedule
  • Start your revision early
  • Plan a revision timetable
  • Revise the topics to be tested
  • Clarify with your teachers if you have any doubts

On The Day of The Examination
  • Be punctual
  • Bring your own stationery as you will not be allowed to borrow from your friends during the examination

During The Examination
  • Read the instructions carefully and write your answers clearly
  • Answer all questions
  • Check your workings and answer once you have completed the paper

Primary 3 & Primary 4
BandMark RangeBrief Description
185 and aboveIs very good in the subject
 270 - 84  Is good in the subject
 3 50 - 69 Has adequate grasp of the subject
 4 Below 50 Has not met the minimum requirements for the subject


Primary 5 (Standard Subjects)
Achievement LevelMark Range
190 and above
 285 - 89 
 380 - 84 
 475 - 79
 5 65 - 74
 6 45 - 64
 7 20 - 44
 8 Below 20


Primary 5 (Foundation Subjects)
Achievement LevelMark
A75 and above
 B 30 - 74
 C Below 30


Primary 6 (Standard Subjects)
GradeMark RangeBrief Description
A*91 and aboveHas very good understanding of the subject
 75 - 90Has good understanding of the subject 
B60 - 74 Has good understanding of the subject
50 - 59 Has adequate understanding of the subject 
D35 - 49  Has a fair understanding of the subject
20 - 34  Has elementary understanding of the subject
UBelow 20  Has not met the requirements of the minimum grade

Primary 6 (Foundation Subjects)
GradeMark RangeBrief Description
G185 - 100Is very good in the subject at the foundation level
G2 70 - 84 Is good in the subject at the foundation level
G3 50 - 69 Has an adequate grasp of the subject at the foundation level
G430 - 49 Has an elementary grasp of the subject at the foundation level 
U Below 30Has not met the requirements at the foundation level for the minimum grade