What is the new PSLE scoring system?
How will the new PSLE scores be calculated/determined?
Does my child’s approach to PSLE need to change with the change in the scoring system?
My child is now in Primary XX. Will she be affected by the changes?
How does the new PSLE scoring system affect my child’s streaming?
On 13 July 2016, MOE announced that the current PSLE T-score system will be replaced with Eight scoring bands known as Achievement levels (ALs). The change takes effect in 2021, which means that those who are taking PSLE in 2021 and onwards will be scored using this system. Since then, we have seen a flurry of questions raised by concerned parents on how this would affect them.
Earlier on, we provided a comprehensive guide of the current T-score based PSLE scoring system. Now, we provide a comprehensive guide on the new PSLE scoring system. We also share what this means for you and address some common questions about the changes!
How are PSLE aggregate scores calculated?
What does my child's PSLE scores mean?
Why did my child get low PSLE scores even though she got straight As?
My child always gets full marks on her tests. That means she would/should have gotten a full PSLE score right?
These are some questions we often receive about PSLE scoring. Here, we shed some light on how your child's PSLE Aggregate Score is calculated and address some common misconceptions! We also point out the most important consideration when thinking about PSLE scoring!