Global GEP (High Ability) P1-3 GEP
What is the Gifted Education Program?
The Gifted Education Program is an advanced curriculum available in only a select few top primary schools. It targets intellectually gifted young minds through a series of special screening tests, in which only the top-most percentile of students will be selected to enroll in the this education program. Once selected, you will still be given the option to accept or decline the offer.
Every year, all Primary 3 students who are enrolled in a government school or government-aided school will get the opportunity to take part in two tests to assess their suitability for this program. Students who score well in the screening test in August will be invited to advance to the selection test in October. After that, they may be offered a placement in the program from Primary 4 to 6. This might require transferring schools if this program is not available in the student’s original school.
The GEP is meant to stretch gifted students to their full potential, so you can expect the curriculum to be intensive. Even if your child has been doing well in school thus far, things might not be as smooth-sailing once they begin their GEP journey. Each subject’s syllabus will be packed with more advanced and in-depth content, requiring teachers to ramp up their pace. Your child will also be studying alongside similarly gifted students. It is important to keep in mind that this may be especially taxing on your child once PSLE rolls around, as most of the topics taught in GEP are not examinable in PSLE. As such, GEP students will have to keep up with both the regular syllabus and their advanced syllabus, giving them less time to study for PSLE.
P1-3 GEP Preparation: English, Math, and General Ability
Our courses for Gifted Education Program (GEP) preparation is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the syllabus and question types that are required of them during the first and second rounds of the GEP test, as well as skills and knowledge comparable to those taught in higher levels of the primary school syllabus.
The GEP screening occurs every year, where Primary Three students take a series of tests to gauge their ability and stream them into the Gifted Education Program – touted by some as every parent’s goal. At nine years of age, most students may be acutely unprepared for the demanding tests, which can be very mentally strenuous. Furthermore, these two tests can determine where students will spend their upper primary years and possibly which secondary school they will go to. We believe that no child should be short-changed on what can be a potentially life-changing verdict, especially at so early on in their lives.
As such, we do not require any placement tests for students to enroll in our GEP tuition classes. Each student will be coached and guided to prepare them for both rounds of the GEP tests. Our GEP preparation program includes GEP English, comprising reading comprehension, pattern recognition and vocabulary, and GEP Maths, covering symbolic representation, linguistic variants, problem-solving skills, mental sums, and more. Additionally, in line with our GEP preparation, students will be familiarized with the GEP English and GEP Maths examination format, making the actual screening tests a breeze for them. The enrichment does not just stop at the GEP tests – our classes will also equip students with the skills and knowledge required for higher-level upper primary syllabus, giving them a competitive edge over their peers.
Gain a head start and be ahead of the times by enrolling in our Gifted Education Program classes as early as Primary One, where we can better pave the way for our students to prepare them for the “big year”. After the GEP tests, regardless of whether students choose to remain in the mainstream or go for the GEP curriculum, they will definitely see their newfound English, Maths and General Ability skills put to good use.
Prepares students for …
Round 1 – Screening Test in August
Round 2 – Selection Test in October
Do note that there is no placement test required prior to enrolment for GEP classes.
Our GEP English and General Ability course ensure that students have:
- Solid fundamentals
- Awareness of GEP test formats
- Extensive vocabulary
- Ability to recognise patterns
- Ability to understand and interpret long passages
Our GEP Math and General Ability course covers:
- Symbolic representation
- Linguistic variations
- Mental Sums and Number Bonds
- Tips, tricks and short-cut method for non-routine problems sums
- Fast and higher-order thinking
Examination format for GEP Maths:
- Section A: 25 Qn
- Section B: 25 Qn
- Total time given for the entire paper is 1 hour and 30 minutes
For more information about MOE Gifted Education Program (GEP) and the selection test, please visit:
Empowering Gifted Minds: The Journey Begins
At Global Education Hub, we believe in nurturing the potential of every child, especially those identified as intellectually gifted. Our GEP (Gifted Education Program) is designed to cater to the unique needs of high-ability students in Primary 1 to 3, providing them with the foundation they need to excel.
This program is not just about academic excellence; it’s about fostering a love for learning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills that will serve them well beyond their primary school years.
A Supportive Learning Environment
Understanding the pressure that come with high expectations, Global Education Hub provides a supportive and nurturing environment where gifted learners can thrive. Our small class sizes ensure personalized attention, allowing instructors to cater to the individual needs of each student. This personalized approach helps build confidence and resilience, enabling students to navigate the challenges of the Gifted Education Program with ease.
Why choose Global Education Hub for your child’s GEP preparation
Unparalleled expertise in gifted education
At Global Education Hub, our team consists of educators who are experts in gifted education, bringing years of experience and a deep understanding of the unique needs of gifted students. Our GEP Tuition teachers are not just teachers; They are encouraging and motivating mentors, ensuring that each child realizes his or her full potential.
Customized educational experience
We recognize that gifted children need a challenging and engaging learning environment. Our GEP Preparation curriculum is designed to be flexible, allowing us to be flexible based on our students’ learning styles and needs. This one-size-fits-all approach ensures that every child can succeed no matter where they start.
Overall development focus
Our program goes beyond academic excellence and aims to develop highly capable individuals. We include elements that develop emotional intelligence, resilience, and life skills. By focusing on holistic development, we prepare our students for success in all areas of life, not just academics.
Proven record of success
Global Education Hub is proud of our history of outstanding achievement. Our students consistently do well in GEPs, and many gain entry into top schools and excel in various competitions. Our certifications speak volumes about the positive impact we have on our students’ educational journeys.
The latest teaching resources
We use the latest instructional technology and resources to improve learning outcomes. From communication software to online services, our students have access to tools that make learning engaging, efficient, and enjoyable.
Community of like-minded students
Enrolling in Global Education Hub means joining a network of like-minded peers with the same abilities and aspirations. This community provides a network of support where students can build friendships, collaborate, and challenge each other in a positive and motivating environment.
Commitment to excellence
Our commitment to excellence is evident in every aspect of our operation. From the quality of our courses to the dedication of our staff, we strive to provide the best possible educational experience for our students. Choosing Global Education Hub for GEP English, Maths and General Ability means choosing a partner who is committed to your child’s success.