Mode & Duration
4 Weeks of full-time study for PS4/ SS4/ AEP4

Mondays – Fridays:
08.30 – 15.30 hrs

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Short Term in Preparatory Course For Primary 3/4/5 & Secondary 1/2/3
Certificate in Academic English Programme

Preparatory Course For Admission To Government Schools (Primary 3/4/5) – Short Term
(Course Code: PS4)

Preparatory Course For Admission To Government Schools (Secondary 1/2/3) – Short Term
(Course Code: SS4)

Preparatory Course (Academic English Program) for Foreign Students – Short Term
(Course Code: AEP4)

Foreign students who wish to build up their standard in English and/ or Mathematics and at the same time consider a longer term of study in Singapore are welcome to take the short term courses (PS4, SS4, or AEP4).

Course Objectives

The Preparatory Course is designed to prepare international students to sit for the Admission Exercise for International Students (AEIS) Test for admission into Singapore Government Primary and Secondary Schools.

Course Code Contents/ Components
PS4 English, Mathematics
SS4 English, Mathematics
AEP4 Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

* There are no lessons on Public Holidays scheduled by the government of Singapore

Learning is mainly in a classroom setting.

Teaching methods are varied including:
Interactive Tutorials (including use of IT)
Group work
Group discussion

Course Code Minimum Age
PS4 8 years old
SS4 12 years old
AEP4 16 years old

Academic Level/ Language Proficiency:
Course Code PS4/ SS4: Completed level preceding the level if study in the course

  • English Placement Tests (first day)
  • Written tests and examinations
  • Assignments and project work

Students may need to sign up for one or more of the following external tests/exams: AEIS (Admissions Exercise for International Students), S-AEIS (Supplementary Admissions Exercise for International Students), Entrance tests / exams conducted by individual schools.

  • Student must attain a minimum of 90% attendance to complete the course.
  • A certificate will be awarded upon course completion
Fee Breakdown Course Code: PS4 / SS4 / AEP4
Course Fee S$1,500.00
Student Development Fee S$ 350.00
Total Fees Payable (incl. of 7% GST) S$1,979.50
Application Fee (non-refundable) S$214.00


Course Deferment Fees S$107
Admin Fees for Test S$53.50
School Uniform (1 set) S$39.00
PE Attire (1 set) S$30.00
Graduation Lunch S$30
School Magazine S$10
Meet and Greet Services S$350-400
Change of Level Fee S$107
Admin Fee for Replacement of Student Pass (not included the replacement fee payable to ICA) S$53.50
Late Payment Fees S$53.50
School Jacket S$107
Packed Lunch (1 month) S$110


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