subjects, we apply the following formula:
where x is the candidate’s
mark for the subject Q
m is the average
mark (mean) scored by all the candidates
The grades for
each Standard subject are awarded A* (highest grade for standard subjects)
or A, B, C, D, or E (lowest grade for
standard subjects). For Foundation subjects, the grades awarded are Grade
1(highest grade for foundation subjects), 2, 3 or 4 (lowest grade for
Foundation Subjects). Higher Mother Tongue subjects are awarded Distinction (Highest
grade for Higher Mother Tongue Subjects), Merit, Pass (lowest grade for Higher
Mother Tongue Subjects).
The 2018 PSLE Marking Exercise is scheduled from
15 to 18 October 2018. All primary schools will be closed during this period to
facilitate the conduct of the PSLE Marking Exercise.