GCE A Level Syllabus

Gain insights to the JC syllabus

JC Tuition Singapore features the latest A Level syllabus to provide ease of access to information regarding what students are studying and the examination format. Students are advised to read the syllabus content to obtain a clearer understanding of what they are learning to be mentally prepared on the challenges ahead. By having a preview to the areas of study, students can organize their study plan easily. At the same time, they can identify with the teaching curriculum planned and executed by either the educators at schools or tutors at our JC tuition centres. Therefore, this learning portal extracts its information from the SEAB website and includes personal inputs from tutors, which value-add to the stated points by helping students and parents understand how the exam questions are set.

GCE A Level Syllabus 2017

Gain insights to the JC syllabus

JC Tuition Singapore features the latest A Level syllabus to provide ease of access to information regarding what students are studying and the examination format. Students are advised to read the syllabus content to obtain a clearer understanding of what they are learning to be mentally prepared on the challenges ahead. By having a preview to the areas of study, students can organize their study plan easily. At the same time, they can identify with the teaching curriculum planned and executed by either the educators at schools or tutors at our JC tuition centres. Therefore, this learning portal extracts its information from the SEAB website and includes personal inputs from tutors, which value-add the stated points by helping students and parents to understand how the exam questions are set.

Recent JC Syllabus Revisions

What does the most recent JC syllabus entail?

The syllabus for A Level subjects comprises of the syllabus content (what students will learn), the examination format (how many papers students must attempt, types of questions, weightage of marks and time limit), and the learning objectives (what educators desire students to achieve by the end of the study). It is important to note that the syllabus has been regularly reviewed and updated by the educators to ensure that students are acquiring useful knowledge and skills that will aid them in the future endeavours at work.

General Paper

As most JC students are required to study A Level General Paper, it is primarily an important point to examine the GP syllabus, which focuses on the nurturing of knowledgeable learners. In the globalized world that we live in, rapid developments in many aspects, such as economic, political, and social, have made it challenging for individuals to comprehend the implications of these changes. As such, A Level GP teaches students to decompose the major developments in the past and present into recognisable categories. By doing so, students can trace the source of these changes and analyze the reasons to explain the events critically.

Economics

The study of A Level Economics helps students to comprehend the shifting demographics and technological changes in the globalized world. The syllabus seeks to guide students to understand the basic economic concepts and principles. Also, students will learn how to use economic tools for data analysis, such as diagrams, charts, and tables. By using the given economic sources, students are expected to form logical and sound economic judgments.

Math

The A Level math syllabus prepares students for tertiary education as a strong foundation in mathematics is expected, particularly in the engineering faculty. During the course of study, students are assessed in their ability to comprehend and apply math-related concepts to solve various problems. At the more advanced level, students are expected to integrate knowledge from multiple chapters and answer these higher order thinking skills questions. At the end of the study, students will strengthen their reasoning abilities and mathematical analysis.

Physics

A Level Physics syllabus provides opportunities for students to grow and become scientifically literate learners that can comprehend Physics concepts, apply scientific inquiry skills, and relate science to society. Students will learn how to use models and other forms of representations to illustrate or analyze systems clearly. This is achieved either in written sketch forms or actual experiments conducted. On top of knowing the procedures to conduct the experiments, students are also expected to provide an elaborate review of the outcomes observed from the experiments.

Chemistry

The A Level Chemistry syllabus is based on a continuation from the O Level Chemistry concepts taught at the secondary level. The study of Chemistry is not limited to knowledge acquisition. Instead, learning Chemistry requires students to understand and apply the knowledge in practice. Therefore, the learning objectives include the need for students to form hypotheses and conduct experimental work to provide whether their intuitions are sound and correct. Students will learn how to be accurate and precise in their investigation and form reasonable conclusions when the experimental outcomes are examined.

History

A Level History syllabus cultivates the sense of curiosity within students as they explore the past in varied perspectives. They will develop and hone their critical thinking skills, such as assessing contrasting views to form logical arguments of the past historical developments and comprehend the present. Students will learn how to apply historical enquiry skills to examine different sources and substantiate their views in organized ways. Generally, the A Level History subject teaches students to read, evaluate, and write cogent arguments.

China Studies in English

The China Studies in English syllabus examines the development of China from 1978 to the present day. In contrast to other humanities subject, this study is unique as it focuses on the study of one country with more in-depth review in different aspects in the contemporary period. By adopting an issue-based discussion study approach, students will analyse the developments in China at the individual and institutional levels. Similar to other humanities subjects, students will learn how to apply critical thinking skills by examining myriad information sources and making sound and logical conclusions.

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