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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some questions that are commonly asked by parents of potential students. If you have further queries that are not answered by this list, please feel free to ask us through this form. Alternatively, you may email us or call us at 67691031.

 

Q1 Will BPGHS be having an Open House?
 We will be having a formal Open House on 17 November 2018 from 9 am to 1pm. Prospective students who would like to know more about the school are most welcome to join us and get a feel of the BPian spirit.

If you are unable to make it for the Open House, you are also welcome to visit the school compound between 26 and 30 November 2018 during the school holidays. Please sign in at the guardhouse.


  
Q2What is the cut-off point to enter BPGHS?

The cut-off point for the school varies from year to year based on our applicants.

For reference, the school's cut-off point for 2018 was 244 for Express stream, 193 for Normal (Academic) stream and 146 for Normal (Technical) stream.

 

 

Q3 How many Secondary 1 classes will BPGHS offer for 2019?

Tentatively, we will likely be offering 4 Express classes, 2 N(A) classes and 1 N(T) class.

 

 

Q4 What CCAs does BPGHS offer?
BPGHS offers a wide spectrum of CCAs. We have 5 Uniformed Groups (Girl Guides, NCC, NPCC, Scouts, St John Ambulance Brigade), 6 Sports (Basketball, Dragonboat, Fencing, Hockey, Netball, Volleyball), 7 Performing Arts group (Choir, Chinese Drama, Chinese Orchestra, Dance, English Drama, Malay Cultural Society, Military Band) and 4 Clubs & Society (BP CommLink, Infocomm Club, Science Team & Service Learning Club).

 

 

Q5 What subject combinations do BPGHS offer in Upper Secondary?

Majority of our Express Stream students will read 8 subjects (2 languages, 2 Math, 2 Science, 1-2 Humanities) while some may be offered a 3rd Science subject.

 

Our Normal(Academic) students will usually read 6 subjects - English Language, Mother Tongue, Elementary Math, Combined Science, Combined Humanities and one elective (choosing among Additional Math, D&T, F&N, POA)


Our Normal (Technical) students will also usually read 6 subjects - English Language, Mother Tongue, Math, Computer Applications, Science and one elective (choosing among Elementary Business Studies, Design & Technology, Food Studies, and Art)

 

 

Q6 What special programs does BPGHS offer for students with special interests?

We offer Art Elective Programme (AEP) for students who are artistically inclined. We also offer an Elective Programme for Malay Language in Secondary Schools (EMAS) for our Malay Language students.

 

 

Q7 What Mother Tongue Languages do BPGHS offer?

We offer Higher Chinese, Chinese, Higher Malay and Malay.

We do not offer Tamil and Hindi. Students taking these subjects will have to attend MT lessons at another school.