Primary Mathematics Department


Vision

Creative and passionate problem-solvers who are able to face challenges in an ever-changing world.

Mission

We are committed to make Mathematics interesting, practical and relevant to pupils’ daily lives.

Singapore International School (HK) uses Singapore Primary Mathematics curriculum.  The Pentagon Model of the curriculum framework shows that mathematical problem solving is central to mathematical learning. The development of the problem solving ability is dependent on 4 inter-related components, namely, Concepts, Skills, Processes, Attitudes and Metacognition.

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Syllabus (MOE)

Parents who would like to know more about the updated Primary Mathematics Syllabus 2013 for Primary 1 to 4, please Click Here.

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Assessment 2016/17

  Semester 1 Semester 2
P1 BST* 1 BST 2 BST 3 BST 4
(Includes Performance Task)
BST 5 BST 6
P2 BST 1 BST 2 BST 3 BST 4
(Performance Task)
Year-End Exam
P3 & P4 Class Test 1 Mid-Year Exam Class Test 2
(includes Performance Task)
Year-End Exam
P5 & P6 Class Test 1 Mid-Year Exam Class Test 2 Year-End Exam

Information regarding the topics to be tested for each assessment will be provided promptly, in due course.
*BST: Bite-sized Test

Weighting for Overall Math Results 2016/17

  Semester 1 (40%) Semester 2 (60%)
P1 BST 1 BST 2 BST 3 BST 4 BST 5 BST 6
10% 10% 20% 15% 15% 20%
  Semester 1 (40%) Semester 2 (60%)
P2 BST 1 BST 2 BST 3 BST 4 Year-End Exam
20% 20% 15% 10% 35%
  Semester 1 (40%) Semester 2 (60%)
P3 to P6 Class Test 1 Midyear Exam Class Test 2 Year-End Exam
10% 30% 10% 50%

Format of Assessments 2016/17

Topic Coverage and Exam Format for Year-End Exam 2016/17

Level Topics Format for
Year-End
Exam
Number
of questions
Duration Marks
P2
  • Numbers to 1000
  • Addition and Subtraction Within 1000
  • Using Models: Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Multiplication Tables of 2, 3 , 4, 5 and 10
  • Using Models: Multiplication and Division
  • Two-step Word Problems
  • Length
  • Mass
  • Money
  • Fractions
  • Time
  • Volume
  • Picture Graphs
Multiple Choice Questions 15 1h 30 min 30
Short-Answer Questions 25 50
Long-Answer Questions 5 20
Level Topics Format for
Year-End
Exam
Number
of questions
Duration Marks
P3
  • Numbers to 10 000
  • Addition and subtraction of within 10 000
  • Word Problems Involving the Four Operations
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Money
  • Length, Mass and Volume
  • Solving Word Problems: Length, Mass and Volume
  • Bar graphs
  • Fractions
  • Time
  • Angles
  • Perpendicular and Parallel lines
  • Area & Perimeter
  • Heuristics – Draw A Diagram
Multiple Choice Questions 20 1h 45 min 40
Short-Answer Questions 20 40
Long-Answer Questions 5 20
Level Topics Format for
Year-End
Exam
Number
of questions
Duration Marks
P4
  • Numbers to 100 000
  • Factors and Multiples
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Word Problems
  • Angles (including 8-point compass)
  • Squares and Rectangles
  • Symmetry
  • Fractions
  • Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
  • Decimals
  • The Four Operations of Decimals
  • Decimals: Word Problems
  • Area and Perimeter
  • Tables and Line Graphs
  • Time
  • Heuristics –
  • Observing Patterns 1 & 2
  • Stacking Models
  • Systematic Listing
  • Working Backwards
  • Before-After Concept
Multiple Choice Questions 18 2h 36
Short-Answer Questions 18 36
Long-Answer Questions 7 28
Level Topics Format for
Year-End
Exam
Number
of Questions
Duration Marks
P5
  • Whole Numbers (1)
  • Whole Numbers (2)
  • Fractions (1)
  • Fractions (2)
  • Areas of Triangle
  • Ratio
  • Decimals
  • Measurements
  • Average
  • Angles
  • Properties of Triangles and 4-sided Figures
  • Geometrical Construction
  • Volume
  • Heuristics:
  • Making Supposition 1 and 2
  • Simplify the Problem 2
  • All topics and heuristics from P3 to P4
Multiple Choice Questions Paper 1 Booklet A 15 50 min 20
Short-Answer Questions Paper 1 Booklet B 15 20
Problem Sums
(with the use of calculators)
Paper 2 18 1h 40 min 60

* Please note that there is a recess break between Paper 1 and Paper 2

Level Topics Format for
Year-End
Exam
Number
of Questions
Duration Marks
P6 All topics and heuristics in the Primary Mathematics Syllabus, except Symmetry and Tessellation Multiple Choice Questions Paper 1 Booklet A 15 50 min 20
Short-Answer Questions Paper 1
Booklet B
15 20
Problem Sums
(with the use of calculators)
Paper 2 18 1h 40 min 60

* Please note that there is a recess break between Paper 1 and Paper 2

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Math Links

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Mathematics Teachers

Mathematics Teachers 2016/17 – By Level, By Class

No Teacher P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6
1 Ms Mandy Tsang (P1 Rep) 1P,1T 2E        
2 Ms Sam Mei Yin (P2 Rep) 1S 2A,2L        
3 Ms Cheryl Yap (P3 Rep)     3C,3T      
4 Mr Teo Boon Teck (P4 Rep)   2T   4C,4H    
5 Mr Chia Hong Wee (P5 Rep)         5C,5M  
6 Ms Edwina Lam (P6 Rep)           6D,6Z
7 Ms Chao Wei Ling 1J          
8 Ms Kelly Yu 1C          
9 Mrs Teresa Kenny   2C        
10 Mr Patric April     3F,3S      
11 Ms Eleanor Lam     3L      
12 Ms Yvonne Fung 1M     4Y    
13 Mr Kristan Kneale       4K    
14 Mr Adam Lai       4L    
15 Ms Lee Pick Kian         5P,5L  
16 Ms Wendy Ong         5W  
17 Mr Sun Chin Keong           6Y
18 Ms Lily Chan           6C
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PTM Slides 

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