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Sign up for the Term 3 Social Studies Tuition programme to prepare for the upcoming examinations. Secondary 3, 4 and 5 students can attend our enriching lessons and develop proficient thinking and writing skills to answer a wide range of source-based case study and structured questions.

We help you to arrange your learning resources, broaden your thinking capacity and improve your writing techniques. In summary, you will develop the competence to read and write well to ace the GCE O Level examinations for Social Studies.

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What is Social Studies all about?

Learn more about the syllabus requirement and areas of study

For some secondary students, the Social Studies subject may appear challenging, given the frequent references to latest developments in the Singapore modern society. For example, students are expected to know about the policies and campaigns introduced in the healthcare sector as well as the implications of globalization in shaping the notion of a ‘Singaporean identity’.

As such, we will be providing a short summary of the areas of study and syllabus requirement for this subject.

Areas of Assessment

The GCE O Level Social Studies examination is conducted in a single sitting. Students are required to complete the paper within the time frame of 1 hour 45 minutes.

There are two sections for the examination:

  • Section A: Source-based case study questions [35 marks]
  • Section B: Structured response questions [15 marks]

Students are required to answer the compulsory SBQ in Section A and the compulsory structured question in Section B.

Syllabus Content

The GCE O Level Social Studies covers three issues:

  • Exploring Citizenship and Governance
  • Living in a Diverse Society
  • Being Part of a Globalised World

For Section A, the SBQ can cover any of the above-mentioned issues. As for Section B, the structured response question can also be set based on any of the three issues, but it will not from the same issue as the SBQ in the same examination.

Study Board #1: Exploring Citizenship and Governance

In Issue 1, you will be exploring the notion of being an ‘informed, concerned and participative citizen’. We will be examining the role of individuals as citizens that live in a complex society that strives to promote civic consciousness.

There will be five areas of study:

  • Attributes shaping citizenship
  • Competing needs and interests
  • Functions of government
  • Role of government in working for the good of society
  • Role of citizens in working for the good of society

Study Board #2: Living in a Diverse Society

In Issue 2, you will be learning more about the importance of diversity and harmony in this multicultural Singapore society. You will learn more about the need to ‘accept, respect and celebrate diversity’.

There will be four areas of study:

  • Different factors that shape identity and contribute to a diverse society
  • Reasons for movement of people to Singapore
  • Experiences and effects of living in a diverse society
  • Responses in a diverse society

Study Board #3: Being Part of a Globalised World

In Issue 3, you will learn more about the features of globalisation and its impact on the Singapore society. In particular, it is important to consider the ‘trade-offs and tensions’ that arise from globalisation. Therefore, this study will be essential in educating students to become ‘informed, concerned and participative citizens in a globalised world’.

There will be four areas of study:

  • Driving forces of globalisation
  • Economic impact on countries, companies and individuals
  • Cultural impact on countries and individuals
  • Security impact on countries and individuals

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