Preparatory Course For Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate Of Education (Ordinary Level)

Course Code: PCO



This is a programme which would adequately prepare the students for the GCE ‘O’ Level examinations. It also aims to develop the students’ creativity, leadership and thinking skills through the use of holistic tasks and alternative formative assessments.

Classes in this course have an average size of 25 or less, and are often lively affairs where discussions, debates and peer learning take place. Students are engaged through an interactive curriculum that sees varied teaching methodologies and technology seamlessly integrated into their lessons. Our programme is also enhanced by the availability of science laboratories within the school campus. The average teacher-student ratio is 1:25.


Admission Criteria


Age Requirement: Applicant must be at least 14 years old on 1 January 2018.
Language Proficiency: Applicant must have a minimum Grade B for English at Sec 4 N(T)-Level.
Applicant must have at least attained GCE N(T)-Level certification, with Grade D for Mathematics and a Grade C for English.

*Applicants from Express or Normal (Academic) stream in government school who do not meet the minimum qualifications may take the City College Entry Test (Mathematics and English).

Click here to download City College 2017 Sample Entry Test.


Subjects Offered

Students must take at least 4:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry)
  • Chinese as 2nd Language
  • Geography

For more information on our teachers, please click here.

Start, End and Duration of Course

Start/End: Not offered in current year.
Course Type: Full Time


Course Fee

Not offered in current year.


Payment Methods

  • Cash / NETS / GIRO / Credit Card
  • SGD Cheque (make payable to “City College”)

Official receipts will be issued once payment has been made.

Students are highly encouraged to opt for GIRO payment for school fees as this will minimize administration procedures.



Term 1: Major Test 1
Term 2: Major Test 2
Term 3: Major Test 3
Term 4: Promotional Examinations


Term 1: Major Test 1
Term 2: Major Test 2
Term 3: N/A
Term 4: Preliminary Examinations


Completion Requirement

Students must maintain a minimum overall attendance of 75% and academic average of 45% to be promoted from Year 1 to Year 2. Students must maintain a minimum overall attendance to complete the course.


Upon completion

Students will receive a Certificate of Completion and Testimonial if they meet the completion requirement.


Registration Dates

Not offered in current year.