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Weighting For Semester Assessment

LevelsSemester 1Semester 2Total
P1Holistic AssessmentHolistic Assessment100%
P2Holistic AssessmentHolistic Assessment and SA2100%
P330% (SA1)70% (SA2)100%
P430% (SA1)70% (SA2)100%
P530% (SA1)70% (SA2)100%
P630% (SA1)70% (Prelims)100%

Achievement Bands

Primary 3 and Primary 4
Achievement Band & Mark RangesBrief Description
1.    (85 – 100)Is very good in the subject
2.    (70 – 84)Is good in the subject
3.    (50 – 69)Has adequate grasp of the subject
4.    (0 – 49)Has not met minimum requirements for the subject








Grading System for Standard Subjects at Primary 5 and 6
GradeMark RangeBrief Description
A*91-100Has very good understanding of the subject
A75-90Has a good understanding of the subject
B60-74
C50-59Has adequate understanding of the subject
D35-49Has a fair understanding of the subject
E20-34Has elementary understanding of the subject
U (Ungraded)0-19Has not met the requirement of the minimum grade

For Higher Mother Tongue the grades and suggested mark range are as follows:  Distinction (>80), Merit (65 – 79), Pass (50 – 64) and Ungraded (< 50)

Grading System for Foundation Subjects at Primary 5 and 6
GradeMark RangeBrief Description
185 -100Is very good in the subject at the foundation level
270 – 84Is good in the subject at the foundation level
350 - 69Has adequate grasp of the subject at the foundation level
430 – 49Has elementary grasp of the subject at the foundation level
U (Ungraded)0 – 30Has not met the requirements at the foundation level for  the minimum grade