AWS Junior
Primary School Programme

1) English Classes

 

What is covered

Paper 1 (Writing), Paper 2 (MCQ and open-ended sections) and Paper 4 (Oral Communication)

 

Frequency

- Paper 1

Full-length compositions, based on examinable themes, are done once a month.

Situational Writing (for P5/6) is done once a term.

- Paper 2

Challenging components like Comprehension Open-Ended and Comprehension Cloze are done once every fortnight.

Paper 2 lessons are thematic, leveraging on what is current as well as age-appropriate to add interest to the lessons.

- Paper 4

Oral Communication skills are covered once a term, with individual practice and assessment included.

2) Writing Classes

This course focuses extensively on Paper 1 and the skills needed to excel in writing assessments.

Lessons run on a 4-week lesson cycle which includes:

 

Week 1: A skill focussed lesson with practices to assess students' understanding

 

Week 2: A guided full-length composition writing marked with rubrics with a focus on the skill that was taught

 

Week 3: An independent self-planned full-length composition marked with rubrics

 

Week 4: Situational writing skills and a full-length situational writing piece + error analysis of the composition done in Week 2

 

Composition lessons cover examinable themes as well as specific narrative writing techniques, with model compositions and plot plans.

 

Frequency:
- 2 full-length compositions and 1 situational writing piece done every 4 cycles. 
* Cycle structure might be altered to fit the term calendar if needed.