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Achievement Band And Grading System

General Descriptions of Attainment Levels for Primary 1 and Primary 2 Learning Outcomes

BeginningDevelopingCompetent
Shows misconceptions or faces challenges in understanding of the concept.

Able to demonstrate understanding of the concept with much guidance.

Able to apply the concept at least once. 
Shows basic understanding of
the concept.

Able to demonstrate understanding of the concept with some guidance.

Able to apply the concept of frequently.
Shows a complete and accurate  understanding of the concept. 

Able to demonstrate understanding of the concept independently.

Able to apply the concept consistently.

Achievement Bands for Primary 3 and Primary 4

Achievement BandMark Range
185 - 100
270 - 84
 3 50 - 69
4Below 50

Achievement Levels for Primary 5 and Primary 6

Achievement LevelMark Range
1> 90
285 - 89
 3 80 - 84
475 - 79
5 65 - 74 
645 - 64 
 7 20 - 44 
8 < 20

Achievement Levels for Primary 5 and Primary 6 Foundation Level

Achievement LevelMark RangeEquivalent Standard Level AL
A75 - 1006
B30 - 747
 C < 30 8

Achievement Grades for Higher Mother Tongue Languages

GradeMark Range
Distinction80 and above
Merit65 - 79
Pass50 - 64
UngradedBelow 50