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Descriptors for Achievement Band


For Primary 1 to Primary 5 Pupils

Achievement BandMark RangeBrief Description
185 - 100Is very good in the subject
270 - 84Is good in the subject
3 50 - 69 Has adequate grasp of the subject
4 49 below Has not met minimum requirements for the subject


For Primary 5 and Primary 6 Foundation Pupils

Achievement GradeMark RangeBrief Description
185 - 100Is very good in the subject at the foundation level
270 - 84Is good in the subject at the foundation level
3 50 - 69Has an adequate grasp of the subject
at foundation level 
4 30 - 49 Has an elementary grasp of the subject
at foundation level
U Below 30Has not met requirements for the minimum grade

For Primary 6 Pupils

    Our Primary 6 pupils will sit for the PSLE at the end of their primary education. The mark range and grade are given below as a guide to schools in reporting the performance of Primary 6 pupils in their semestral examinations.

GradeMark Range
 A*91 - 100
A75 - 90
B60 - 74 
C50 - 59 
D35 - 49 
E20 - 34 
UBelow 20 


For Pupils Taking Higher Mother Tongue Language

GradeMark Range
Distinction> 80
Merit 65 - 79
 Pass 50 - 64
 Ungraded< 50