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Mathematics

Vision

Mathematics be made enjoyable and applicable in life

 

Mission

Every child to be an active independent learner of Mathematics and problem solving

 

Programmes

 

 

PSLE Format

P6 Standard

  Paper 1 (Without Calculators) Paper 2 (With Calculators)
Booklet A Booklet B Short-Ans Qns Long/Structured Qns
MCQ Short-Ans Qns
Mark 1m 2m 1m 2m 2m 3m 4m 5m
No. of Qns 10 5  10 5 5 13
Score 10 10 10 10 10 50
Time 50 min 1h 40 min

 

 

P6 Foundation

  Paper 1 (Without Calculators) Paper 2 (With Calculators)
Booklet A Booklet B Short-Ans Qns Long/Structured Qns
MCQ Short-Ans Qns
Mark 1m  2m 2m 2m 3m 4m 5m
No. of Qns 10  10 10 10 8
Score 10 20 20 20 30
Time 1 h 1 h 15 min



 

Problem Solving

Knowing how to solve problems is an important skill and an essential part of our lives. We need to spend considerable effort and time on describing how problem solving should be taught and learned.

 

General Approach

 

 

Understand the Problem

        • Read the problem carefully to understand what is required
        • Break the problem up into smaller parts and understand each part
        • Visualise the information
        • Organise the information
        • Connect the information
        • Draw/Write the information into simpler form

 

Plan What to do / Devise a Plan

            • Choose an appropriate heuristic / method to solve the problem

 

Do / Carry out the Plan

            • Use computational skills ( +, -, × and ÷ ), geometrical skills and logical reasoning to carry out plan

 

Check the Solution

            • Check the reasonableness of the solution and answer
            • Improve / Change method used
            • Seek alternative solutions
            • Extend method to other problems