Here are the topics and skills that are covered in the Singapore Primary 6 PSLE Math Syllabus 2019.
For the PSLE Math Syllabus, you’ll see a good part of the Primary 5 Math Syllabus being tested as well. This is similar to the topics that are tested in the PSLE Math paper.
Overview of the 2019 Primary 6 PSLE Math Syllabus
The 2019 Primary 6 PSLE Math Syllabus can be divided into 3 main branches – Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry and finally, Statistics.
Numbers and Algebra
The Primary 6 (P6) topics that are covered under Number and Algebra are Algebra, Whole Number, Fraction, Decimal, Percentage, Ratio and Speed, Rate and Time.
Although the topics on Whole Number and Decimal do not appear as a topic in the P6 textbook, these topics (denoted by *) are still crucial as they takes up a huge portion in the PSLE Exam. Refer below for the breakdown of the skills in each Topic.
Measurement and Geometry
The Primary 6 (P6) topics that are covered under Measurement and Geometry are Area and Perimeter, Volume, Angles, Shapes and Properties, 2D/3D Representation and Nets. Refer to the following for the breakdown of the skills in each Topic.
The Primary 6 (P6) topics that are covered under Statistics include Average and Data Analysis.
Although the topic on Average (denoted by *) does not appear as a topic in the P6 textbook, it will still be tested in the PSLE.
Refer below for the breakdown of the skills in each Topic.
Why is knowing the PSLE Math Syllabus 2019 important?
School teachers are very familiar with the latest updates and changes in the current year’s Math Syllabus. However, what is obvious to them might not be as obvious to tutors, parents and students.
If you are a parent/tutor of a Primary 6 child this year, understanding the PSLE Mathematics Syllabus is important to help you gain a sense of what your child/tutee is learning in school and what will be tested for the PSLEs.
Use this to help you plan your child’s/tutee’s revision.
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