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)

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).

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

* 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 Fee S$535.00
Course Transfer Fee S$535.00
Student Pass Processing Service Fee S$214.00
Student Pass Application Fee S$30.00
Course Application Fee S$535.00
Medical Insurance Fee (Short Term Course) S$30.00/Month
School Uniform S$37.00-S$39.00
Physical Education Attire S$30.00
School Magazine S$30.00
Graduation Ceremony S$100.00
Lunch (monthly, up to $10 per day) Up to $230 per month (based on 23 days)
School Bus (monthly, depending on location) Up to $500 per month
Replacement Fees for Lost or Damaged Items Price will depend on value of lost item
Administrative Fee (Upon Request of Service) $53.50 per service
Administrative Fee for Credit Card & Union Pay Payment 3.2% of payment amount
Bank Charges $5-$50 varies by bank
Late Payment Fee
[Apply if payment is not made within 7 days after the scheduled due date(s) in Schedule B of the Student Contract. Payable at time of payment of Course Fees. The parties agree and acknowledge that this sum represents a genuine pre- estimate of the costs that the School is likely to incur in the event of late payment.]
1% of outstanding fees

Please note: All Fees and Charges are subject to Annual Review and 7% GST except Late Payment Fee*.
Miscellaneous Fees refer to any non-compulsory fees which the students pay only when applicable. Such fees are normally collected by the PEI when the need arises.


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