Our CurriculumPSLE Success Programme

Guided by the neuroscience-based Optimal Flow Method™, the curriculum for our PSLE Success Programme is designed to help your child fill in the gaps in his/her schoolwork as efficiently and comprehensively as possible.

All of our lessons in English, Chinese, Maths and Science are informed by the latest changes to the MOE syllabus and PSLE coverage. With the support of our experienced trainers and team of curriculum experts, your child will be armed with the tools to confidently take on anything the PSLE might send his/her way.

The Optimal Flow Method™

In traditional learning environments, pieces of a subject are often taught in isolation. This makes it very hard for students to grasp an overview or make connections between units – they learn content without understanding it.

As a result, students may feel overwhelmed by information when revising, which in turn leads to poor performance on exams.

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The Optimal Flow Method™, on the other hand, helps students connect new information to concepts they have already learnt for a new and more complete understanding. The method factors in how the brain learns best and then plays to its strengths.

With their newfound ability to connect new concepts to existing knowledge, students can now face the PSLE with the utmost confidence.
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Subject Outlines

The Optimal Flow Method™ is interwoven with our lessons in each of the four PSLE subjects. You will find a more detailed breakdown of what is covered for each subject below.

English

Your child will master grammar rules and enhance his/her vocabulary in order to strengthen his/her foundation in English. We’ll also sharpen your child’s core language competencies, including Parts of Speech, Growing Sentences and Building & Expanding Paragraphs.

  • Key Objectives
  • Programme Overview
  • Revision Components
Acquire oral communication skills to convey and construct meaning during interactions with others.
Organise and express ideas coherently in writing for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts.
Develop comprehension skills to understand the different text types.
Apply knowledge of grammatical rules in oral communication and written work.
Reading
Learn how to identify key ideas in sentences and paragraphs, and how to make inferences.
Situational Writing
Understand the different text types such as formal and informal styles.
Continuous Writing
Create and plan a solid storyline and learn how to improve on it by adding details to make stories livelier.
Listening Comprehension
Use effective techniques to improve listening comprehension skills.
Understand the requirements of the PSLE English papers
Oral exam practice
Exam strategies and analysis
Time management
Consolidation of lower primary topics
Revision of comprehension, cloze passages, grammar and other key components

Chinese

Your child will master the Chinese language’s grammar and structure, as well as expand his/her knowledge of Chinese vocabulary and idioms. He/she will also be empowered and exposed to exam strategies and effective ways of preparing for the PSLE Chinese paper.

  • Key Objectives
  • Programme Overview
  • Revision Components
Acquire exam strategies to improve performance.
Reinforce understanding of familiar concepts and develop analytical and problem-solving skills through practice questions.
Expand and deepen understanding of the Chinese language.
Reading and Writing
        • Learn to read comprehension questions effectively
        • Summarise thoughts and translate them into writing
        • Use a variety of idioms and proverbs to write stories and give life to characters
        • Use phrases to enrich meaning in composition writing
        • Develop content through analysing pictures and synthesising findings
Listening
        • Sharpen listening skills through effective techniques
Speaking
        • Gain the ability to articulate oneself and converse in the Chinese language confidently
        • Acquire critical and analytical thinking skills for the oral exam
        • Use a vast range of vocabulary to share thoughts and opinions
Understand the requirements of the PSLE Chinese papers
Time management
Exam strategies, analysis and preparation
Consolidation of lower primary topics

Maths

Your child will master Maths concepts and learn what principles can be applied across different topics. He/she will also be empowered with knowledge of various heuristics that will enable him/her to effectively solve problem sums on the PSLE Maths paper.

  • Key Objectives
  • Programme Overview
  • Revision Components
Achieve a mastery level of Maths knowledge that is essential for the PSLE.
Acquire and apply an in-depth understanding of mathematical concepts and skills.
Develop a higher-order thinking approach to solve heuristics problems.
Develop a positive learning attitude towards Maths.
Understand concepts relating to Shapes, Area and Volume
Master and deepen understanding of topics like Whole Numbers and Fractions
Hone knowledge of and master new topics like Ratio, Percentage and Geometry
Master techniques and thinking skills to solve heuristics or word problems (e.g. Parts, Parts-Whole, Working Backwards)
Understand the requirements of the PSLE Maths papers
Exam strategies, analysis and preparation
Time management
Consolidation of lower primary topics

Science

Your child will master key Science concepts and develop competencies for answering questions on the PSLE Science paper. He/she will learn how to apply his/her content knowledge to questions of varying format and complexity, especially those based on experimental data. The programme will also integrate and revisit topics from lower primary.

  • Key Objectives
  • Programme Overview
  • Revision Components
Introduce and deepen understanding of concepts through lively demonstrations and videos.
Reinforce understanding of familiar concepts and develop analytical and problem-solving skills through practice questions.
Acquire exam strategies to improve performance.
Revisit and master topics in Lower Primary like Animals, Plants, Fungi & Micro-organisms and Magnets
Hone knowledge of and master new topics like Electrical Systems, Water and Plants (Reproduction and Systems)
Understand about the Environment and its Impact
Understand the requirements of the PSLE Science papers
Exam strategies, analysis and preparation
Time management
Consolidation of lower primary topics

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Understanding your child’s learning style will help you determine how he/she learns and receives information/data. Register your child for a complimentary learning evaluation to find out how you can better support his/her studies.

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