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Descriptors for achievement band

For Primary 1 to Primary 4 Pupils

 

Achievement Band & Mark Range

Brief Description

1 (85 - 100)

Is very good at the subject

2 (70 - 84)

Is good in the subject

3 (50 - 69)

Has adequate grasp of the subject

4 (0 - 49)

Has not met minimum requirements for the subject

 

 

For Primary 5 and 6 Pupils

 

All Primary 6 pupils will sit for the PSLE at the end of their primary education. The mark range and descriptor for each grade in English Language, Mother Tongue, Mathematics and Science are given below. To guide schools in reporting the performance of Primary 6 pupils in their semestral examinations.

 

Grade

Mark Range

Descriptor

A*

91-100

Has very good understanding of the subject

A

75-90

Has good understanding of the subject

B

60-74

Has good understanding of the subject

C

50-59

Has adequate understanding of the subject

D

35-49

Has fair understanding of the subject

E

20-34

Has elementary understanding of the subject

U

0-19

Has not met the requirements for the minimum grade

 

For Higher Mother Tongue and Social Studies

 

> 80

Distinction

65-79

Merit

50-64

Pass

< 50

Ungraded

 

For P5 and 6 Foundation Subjects

 

Achievement Band

Mark Range

Brief Description

G1

85-100

Is very good in the subject at the foundation level

G2

70-84

Is good in the subject at the foundation level

G3

50-69

Has an adequate grasp of the subject at the foundation level

G4

30-49

Has an elementary grasp of the subject at the foundation level

U

Below 30

Has not met the requirements for the minimum grade

 

 

Updated 11/02/16