Under Singapore’s compulsory education system, mathematics and sciences have well-defined syllabuses. We include them here for your easy reference. Please note that schools may cover the topics in different sequence and to different extent. This is especially true for Secondary Schools.

Information is up to date as of January 2018.

Lower Secondary Sciences

 Physics Physical properties Forces Light – Reflection, refraction, lenses. Energy & work done Heat energy and its transmission DC electricity Practical uses of electricity Chemistry Chemical composition of matter Particulate nature of matter (model) Chemical changes Separation techniques Atoms & molecules Biology Cells (model) Digestion Diversity Transport in living things * Diffusion, osmosis, active transport, membrane biology, plant transport. Human sexual reproduction Ecosystems 2018 O Level Biology Syllabus 6093 2018 O Level Chemistry Syllabus 6092 2018 O Level Physics Syllabus 6091

Mathematics

 Secondary 1 Factors & multiples * HCF, LCM, prime factorisation, index notations, square/cube root Algebraic expressions & formulae Simple equation with 1 variable Real numbers Algebraic manipulation Angles, triangles & polygons Approximation & estimation Number patterns Simple inequalities <, >, ≤, ≥ Ratio, proportions, rate, speed Linear graphs & coordinates. Y=mx+c Perimeter & area of plane figures Percentage Data analysis * Graphs, tables, charts Surface area and volume of prisms, cylinders & composite figures Secondary 2 Proportion * length and area scales * direct and inverse proportions Graph of quadratic equations Congruence and similarity Expansion & factorisation of algebraic expressions Simple algebraic fractions Data analysis * Mean, median, mode * Dot diagrams * Histograms * Stem & leaf diagrams * Grouped data Solving quadratic equations Linear equations with 2 variables Measurement of pyramids, cones & spheres. * Surface area, volume Pythagoras’ theorem Trigonometric ratios of acute angles * Sine, cosine, tangent Probability Secondary 3 Indices & standard form Congruency & similarity tests Arc lengths, sector areas & radian measurements. Quadratic equations Properties of circles Quartiles & percentiles Linear inequalities Trigonometry application Set languages & notations Functions and graphs Coordinate geometry Secondary 4 Distance-time & speed-time graphs Sets Vectors Standard deviation, mean, medians, quartiles, percentiles Matrices Probability of combined events Statistical data analysis, box and whisker plots Frequency, cumulative frequency curves and tables O Level Additional Mathematics Syllabus