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FAQs

This page documents frequently asked questions from prospective parents and students about our school and admission.

General Questions about Admission and School

1.    How do I apply to Crescent Girls’ School?

2.    How much is the school fees at Crescent Girls’ School?
School fees range from $31 to $1126 a month.

The monthly rates for the following groups are as follows:

Singaporean: $31
Singapore Permanent Resident: $286
International Students (Asean): $686
International Students: $1,126

3.    What is the start-time and end-time on regular school days?

All students must report to school before 7.30am and take their attendance at the iOK machines. 

School ends by 2.00pm on most days for Secondary One and Two students. For the Upper Secondary levels, the end-time on different days varies, depending on the students’ subject combinations. 

On days when students have to attend CCAs (i.e. Mon & Thu for most CCAs; Mon, Thu & Fri for select CCAs), the end-time is 6pm. 

4. What are the streams offered?
At every level from Secondary One to Four, the Express stream is offered.

5. What was the school’s PSLE cut-off point in 2016 and 2017? 
241 in both years.


6. Does the school offer Direct School Admission in 2018? What are the school’s criteria for
DSA enrollment? 
We welcome Primary Six pupils with talents in the areas of music studies, performing arts and sports to apply to our school under the Direct School Admission (DSA) Exercise. 

Applicants must have excellent past performance in the respective areas, good performance in their primary school examinations (Primary Five End-of-Year and Primary Six Mid-Year), good performance in the relevant selection test (for shortlisted candidates), and exhibit good character and values aligned with our school values.


7. How does one travel to Crescent Girls’ School via public transport? 
The school is located near Redhill MRT and is also easily accessible via public buses.

Nearest MRT Station: Redhill MRT (EW18)
Walk for 6 mins from Exit B 

Bus Services (at Bus-stops B10321 & B10329):  32, 111, 122 and 132


8. Does my daughter need to buy a laptop/mobile devices as part of the school programme when she joins Crescent Girls’ School? 
Students are encouraged to purchase a Personal Learning Device (PLD) upon joining the school at Secondary One. A tablet PC could also be made available to them, on loan from the school. In Secondary One and Two, students go through the Lower Secondary Computer Education Programme (LSCEP) to acquire and hone ICT skills. 


Student Development Programmes

9. What are the CCAs available to the students? 

Students in Crescent are able to choose from a variety of about 20 CCAs, including Sports & Games, Uniformed Groups, Performing Arts and Clubs & Societies.


10. What are the Student Leadership opportunities available in Crescent Girls’ School?
All students go through a leadership programme designed based on The Leadership Challenge model by Kouzes and Posner. There are also 4 main leadership groups which students could join to take on leadership roles, namely, the Student Council, Peer Leaders, House Leaders and CrezAmbassadors. In addition, students are given opportunities to take on leadership roles in their CCAs or class committees.

11. What are the signature programmes that Crescent Girls’ School offers?  
At Crescent, we offer a curriculum which is interdisciplinary, integrated and project-based, designed to provide opportunities for our students to develop and master the 21st century competencies.

We offer our students a range of signature programmes: m-learning@Crescent, 21st Century Competencies, Music Elective Programme, Communicative Arts, Integrated Curriculum, Talent Development Programme, Singapore Mock Cabinet and Overseas Service Learning Programme


Academic

12. What subject combinations are offered at the Lower and Upper Secondary?
Secondary One

Art
Communicative Arts
Design & Technology *
Food & Consumer Education *
Geography
History
Mathematics
Mother Tongue / Higher Mother Tongue
Music / Higher Music
Science

Secondary Two

Art
Design & Technology *
English Language
Food and Consumer Education *
Geography
History
Literature in English
Mathematics
Mother Tongue / Higher Mother Tongue
Music / Higher Music
Science
 

*Students who are enrolled in the Music Elective Programme in lower secondary will take Higher Music in lieu of Design & Technology and Food & Consumer Education.

Secondary Three & Four 

 

Triple Science (9 Subjects)
English
Mother Tongue / Higher Mother Tongue
Elementary Mathematics
Additional Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Biology
Humanities (SS & Elective) #
Core Humanities #
 

Triple Science (8 Subjects)
English
Mother Tongue / Higher Mother Tongue
Elementary Mathematics
Additional Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Biology
Humanities (SS & Elective) #

Double Science (8 Subjects)
English
Mother Tongue / Higher Mother Tongue
Elementary Mathematics
Additional Mathematics
Chemistry
Biology or Physics
Humanities (SS & Elective) #
Core Humanities #
 

Additional Subjects 

 

 

 

u Music

u Art

u 3rd language (if already taking at lower sec)


* Students who offer 10 subjects at ‘O’ Level need to obtain approval from MOE:

  • Excellent results in Sec 3
  • Outstanding CCA records
  • Recommended by the school

# Humanities offered:
SS & Geography
SS & Literature in English
SS & History

# Core Humanities offered: Geography / Literature in English / History / Higher Music (for MEP students)