AEIS Preparatory Course in Singapore

Introduction

Currently, there are more than 180 primary schools and more than 150 secondary schools in Singapore. New international students who wish to join the mainstream primary and secondary schools have to sit for the Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) or Supplementary Admission Exercise for International Students (S-AEIS) held every September/October and February/March respectively.

Our course content is based on the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) Primary and Secondary Syllabus for English and Mathematics and the course materials are selected from the MOE-approved textbook list. Hanbridge Institute ensures that our teachers are trained quality educators familiar with the Singapore Education System to help bring our students to their fullest potential.

Class Duration:

The AEIS Preparatory Course runs on both a FULL TIME and PART TIME basis. Each course lasts for a period of 6 months per level.

Class hours:

Mondays to Fridays (Exclusive Public Holidays), Morning session: 9.00 am to 12.00 pm; Afternoon session: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Teacher-Student ratio:

Maximum 1:41

Admission Requirements:

  • Students aged between 7 and 12 years old are eligible for Admission to Primary School.
  • Students aged between 12 and 16 years old are eligible for Admission to Secondary School.

Attendance Requirements:

75% for Local Students; 90% for International Students

Graduation Requirements:

Not applicable as students taking external examination

Course Structure and Synopsis

Primary level

Our AEIS Preparatory Course for Primary Level is targeted at pupils aged 7-12 years old who intend to take the AEIS for admission to Singapore schools at the Primary 2-5 levels.

7-8+ years old (Primary 2 to 3)

  • English: The English module will focus on improving the pupil’s proficiency in the language in the areas of comprehension and language use. Content level: Primary 1 and 2
  • Mathematics: The Mathematics module will include simple arithmetic, mathematical concepts and problem-solving skills. Content level: Primary 1 and 2

9-12+ years old (Primary 4 to 5)

  • English: The English module will focus on improving the pupil’s proficiency in the language in the areas of comprehension and language use. Pupils will also be introduced to composition writing. Content level: Primary 3 and 4
  • Mathematics: The Mathematics module will include basic arithmetic, mathematical concepts and problem-solving skills. Pupils will also be introduced to open-ended questions. Content level: Primary 3 and 4

Complete syllabus can be found at:
https://www.moe.gov.sg/education/primary/primary-school-education-booklet

 

Secondary level

Our AEIS Preparatory Course for Secondary Level is targeted at pupils aged 12-16 years old who intend to take the AEIS for admission to Singapore schools at the Secondary 1-3 levels.

12-14+ years old (Sec 1)

  • English: The English module will focus on improving the pupil’s proficiency in the language in the areas of comprehension and language use. Pupils will also be required to complete composition writing of 200-300 words. Content level: Primary 6
  • Mathematics: The Mathematics module will impart key concepts and content knowledge like algebra, geometry and statistics as well as soft skills like critical thinking, problem solving and hard skills like methods of solution. Content level: Primary 6

13-15+ years old (Sec 2)

  • English: The English module will focus on improving the pupil’s proficiency in the language in the areas of comprehension and language use. Pupils will also be required to complete composition writing of 250-350 words. Content level: Secondary 1
  • Mathematics: The Mathematics module will impart key concepts and content knowledge like algebra, geometry and statistics as well as soft skills like critical thinking, problem solving and hard skills like methods of solution. Content level: Secondary 1

14-16+ years old (Sec 3)

  • English: The English module will focus on improving the pupil’s proficiency in the language in the areas of comprehension and language use. Pupils will also be required to complete composition writing of 300-400 words. Content level: Secondary 2
  • Mathematics: The Mathematics module will impart key concepts and content knowledge like algebra, geometry and statistics as well as soft skills like critical thinking, problem solving and hard skills like methods of solution. Content level: Secondary 2

Complete syllabus can be found at:
https://www.moe.gov.sg/education/syllabuses

Course Fees

AEIS Preparatory Course Application Fees of SGD$535.00 with GST is payable.