Friday 6 October 2023

[S4] 2023 GCE O-Level Written Exam matters

Dear Sec 4 Students

The GCE O-Level Year-End Written Exam will take place from 16 October to 10 November 2023.

The SEATING PLAN and SEAT NUMBER can be found in the links below:
1. Main cohort - Click the link in Column H of the tab "SCHEDULE" to access the seating plan and seat number for the respective papers.

The O-Level briefing slides to candidates are also attached for your reference.  

Please read and note the following points before your examination.

THINGS TO NOTE:
1. REPORTING TIME
- Candidates are to report 45 min BEFORE the start of the exam paper at the exam assembly venue.


2. ASSEMBLY VENUE/ SEAT NUMBER AND SEATING PLAN 
- Refer to your seat number and seating plan BEFORE the exam day. 
- For Papers conducted at Block D: Assemble at ISH (sit according to the row number card placed on the floor). 
- For Papers conducted at Block B or C: Assemble at the stated exam venue. Bags should be placed OUTSIDE the Exam Room.


3. THINGS TO BRING 
- ENTRY PROOF and NRIC. 
- All required exam stationery and equipment, approved calculators (with SST calculator sticker), approved dictionaries (with SST sticker) or e-dictionaries (with SST sticker). 
- Calculators and e-dictionaries model MUST be visible on your calculator or dictionaries. 
- Only see-through stationery cases are allowed. No opaque stationery cases. 
- OPTIONAL ITEMS: Water bottle, SST jacket (ONLY) (Some venues may have air-conditioning).


4. ATTIRE AND PERSONAL GROOMING 
- Check your grooming (attire, hair, nails, etc). 
- SST uniform and S&W attire are allowed. 
- SST jacket (optional); no other jackets/ sweaters are allowed.


5. TO ENSURE EXAM RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE NOT COMPROMISED 
- SWITCH OFF all electronic devices, e.g. handphones, and put them in your bag before reporting at the Exam/ Assembly venue. 
- Check that there are no slips of paper or notes in your pockets or jacket pockets. EMPTY your pockets before reporting to the Exam/ Assembly venue. 
- Ensure that your calculator covers are kept in your bag before reporting to the exam venue. 
- Jackets will be subjected to random checks. Ensure that all pockets are empty before entering exam venues.


6. SELF-CARE 
- Visit the toilet BEFORE reporting at the Exam/ Assembly venue 
- Fill your water bottles, if needed, BEFORE reporting to the Exam/ Assembly venue


7. OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE 
- Write your FULL name and O-Level Index Number (Not your class register number) on EVERY piece of writing paper you use during the exam. 
- Write your FULL name and O-Level Index Number (Not your class register number) DURING the given exam duration, NOT after the end of the paper. 
- Use a ball-point pen for all your examination


Thank you, and all the best for your O-Level Exam! 😀😘

Mr Andy Chia, Presiding Examiner