Monday, 31 December 2012

Sec 1 Orientation 2013: Presentation Slides

Presentation slides for the Sec 1 Orientation held on 31st Dec 2012 at the Concert Hall: 

  1. Welcome address and Sec 1 Processes by Mr Peter Tan (Principal) and Mr Kenneth Khoo (Sec 1 Level Dean) - Link
  2. Presentation on Sec 1 Camp by Mr Kenneth Khoo (Sec 1 Level Dean) - Link
  3. Presentation on 1:1 Learning by Mrs Natalie Lim (ICT Mentor) - Link
  4. Presentation on 1:1 Learning General Music by Mdm Diana Kuek (ICT Mentor) - Link
  5. Top 10 questions on Macbooks for 1:1 Learning by Mr Lau Chee Keen (HOD LT) - Link
  6. Arts & Sport Profiling, CCA& LEAPS Briefing by Mr Syed Faizal - Link

Sunday, 30 December 2012

Macbook Purchase for Sec 1 Students in 2013

The portal for purchasing Macbooks for Sec 1 Students in 2013 will be open from 9am, 31 Dec 2012 to 31 Jan 2013.

More information on the 1:1 programme can be found in the 1:1 Learning website.

More information on macbook usage in 1:1 Learning can found  on the Sec 1 Registration website's macbook purchase section.

Saturday, 29 December 2012

2013 Class Posting (including Sec 1 Class Posting)

2013 class posting will be available from 2 pm, 29 DEC 2012.  

Please click on this link.

If you face any technical difficulties, kindly email the school and we will get back to you.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Registration for Secondary 1 Students in 2013

Please visit the Sec 1 Registration website for details on the registration.

2012 N-Level Results Presentation Slides

Presentation slides for the 2012 N-Level results released on 17 Dec 2012 can be found here.

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Release of GCE N-Level Results 2012

The GCE N-Level Results 2012 will be released on Monday 17 December 2012 at 2:00pm in the Science Learning Centre on Level 2 of the Secondary Block. Students are to come back in proper school attire (uniform and shoes) and with a proper hair-cut. All outstanding payments to the school should be settled before the release of the results. 

Thank you,
ACS(Barker Road)

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Welcome Note to Sec 1 Students & Parents

Welcome to Sec 1 Students and Parents in 2013

Congratulations on your posting to ACS (Barker Road) to commence your secondary school education.  It will be a new phase of your development and we are happy to welcome you to be part of the family.

Although you would have received the posting notification that you are to report to the school on Thursday, 20 December 2012 for your registration, we are pleased to inform you that you do not need to be physically present on our campus on that day.  You can simply log in to the school's website ( to do so.
        1.    Go to News and click on Sec 1 Registration 2013.
        2.   You will be asked to enter your NRIC No and PSLE score, for verification.
        3.    Complete all fields.

However, should you wish to come to the school to complete this registration, computer terminals will be provided in the General Office for your use between 9:00am – 4:00pm. All registration should be completed between Thursday 20 December to Thursday 27 December 2012.

Sec 1 Orientation - 31 Dec 2012, 8:30am – 12:00 noon
To ensure that most of you will be able to maximize the school holidays period for travels, we will hold this briefing for students and parents on Monday, 31 Dec 2012. 

The briefing will be held at the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Concert Hall and we will commence proceedings at 8.30 am.  Following the briefing, there will be a Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) Open House for students and parents to find out about the various CCAs from staff and students who will be present.  In secondary school, all students are required to have at least one CCA as it provides an excellent opportunity for holistic development.  We expect that the proceedings will end by noon that day.

Purchase of Books and Uniform
The booklist with details on the opening hours of the school bookshop is available on the school website.  Also, you may purchase his uniform and schoolbooks from the respective vendors, Bibi & Baba (for uniform) and Pacific Book Store (for books). 

Once again, we want to welcome you as part of the ACS (Barker Road) family.  The next few years will be a time of growing and development.  It will be interesting and exciting as we see you become an ACS Gentleman, for we know that The Best Is Yet To Be!

To view/download a copy of the welcome note, please click on Link.

Thursday, 29 November 2012

2013 Class Posting

2013 class posting will be available from 12 noon, 30 NOV 2012.  

Please click on this link.

If you face any technical difficulties, kindly email the school and we will get back to you.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

2013 booklist for Secondary 1

The 2013 booklist for Secondary 1 has been uploaded to the school website. 

Please download it from the "School Information > BookList for 2013" section of the school website.

Friday, 23 November 2012

FAQ: Admission to ACS(BR) on Release of PSLE Results (Nov/Dec 2012)

Please click on Link to view/download FAQ: Admission to ACS(BR) on Release of PSLE Results (Nov/Dec 2012).

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Appeal for Admission to Secondary 1 (Year 2013)

The Appeal Form for Admission to Secondary 1 Express/Normal(Academic) in Year 2013, excluding Direct School Admission can be downloaded here. Link

The Appeal form should be duly completed and submitted to the school’s General Office by 12 noon, 24th December 2012. Please attach a copy of the following supporting documents:

a)    PSLE Results
b)    Other Achievements

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Friday, 9 November 2012

2013 Booklist for Sec 2, 3, 4 & 5

The 2013 booklist for Secondary 2, 3, 4 and 5 has been uploaded to the school website. 

Please download it from the "School Information > BookList for 2013" section of the school website.

Sunday, 28 October 2012

Sec 3 Bridging Time-table

There will be bridging for Secondary 3 students from the 29 October 2012 to 9 November 2012.

Bridging time-table for Secondary 3 can be downloaded here.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Appeal form for change in subject combination

Appeal Form: Change in Subject Combination Link

For students who are appealing, the Appeal Form is to be submitted together with Subject Option Form to the Front Counter at the Administration Office.

A receipt will be issued by the Receptionist upon receiving the appeal form.

Deadline for submission: Monday, 29/10/2012, 12 Noon.

Results of appeal will be reflected in the posting results put up on 30 November 2012. Please do not call the school to check on the status of your appeal.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Expanding Singapore’s University Sector

MOE has uploaded a 3-min animated clip, “Expanding Singapore’s University Sector”, to the MOE Facebook page.

The link to the video is as follows:

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

GCE O level Science (Phy/Chem) 5116 Practical Examination on Thur 18 Oct 2012

Dear Sec 4 Express & Sec 5 students doing Science(Phy/Chem) 5116,

The GCE O Level Science Practical Examination which will be held on Thur 18 Oct 2012.

This practical examination is meant for students doing Science (Phy/Chem) 5116. (This includes those who have recently dropped Pure Physics and Pure Chemistry and are now doing Combined Science).

1. There are 4 shifts and you are required to check your reporting time, venue for reporting, venue for practical exam and seating. (Please to Mrs Annie Samuel's email for further details)

2. Do note that if you are in shift 1 or 2, you will be quarantined until 1.30 pm. As such, please ensure that you have revision materials and some packed refreshments (food and drink) which should be purchased before you report for your practical examination at Sc Room 1. Once your practical exam is over, you will be required to move to the Quarantine room and stay there with Liason officers until 1.30pm. You are required to remove litter and ensure that the Quarantine room is left tidy before dismissal.

3.  Students in Shift 4 are advised to have lunch before they report at 12.30pm at Sc room 1. You will not be allowed to leave the room after reporting and should have revision materials with you while waiting for your exam to begin at 2.00pm. (Only toilet breaks will be allowed upto 1.30pm after which no one is allowed to leave the reporting room as stipulated by SEAB).

4. Please ensure that you are familiar with the rules for the Practical Examination which includes the ban on communicative/ electronic devices and computer aids from the start of the practical until the end of the quarantine period.
Approved calculators are allowed for the examination - it should have the school sticker which is issued by the Maths dept after they check your calculator. Do ensure that your calculator is working.

5. Late comers will be placed in the last shift.

Shift 1
Shift 2
Shift 3
 Shift 4
Reporting time
7.30 am
9.15 am
11.15 am
12.30 pm
Reporting venue
Science Room 1
Science Room 1
Science Room 1
Science Room 1
Exam begins
8.00 am
10.00 am
12 noon
2.00 pm

Exam ends
9.30 am
11.30 am
Time students can leave
3.30pm (3.55 pm for extra timers)

All information regarding your Science Practical Examination will also be put up on the Science dept noticeboard. Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to speak to your Science teachers or myself.

Mrs Annie Samuel
Senior Subject Supervisor GCE O level Sc Practical Exam
Science Dept

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Sigma Science Project at NJC on 13 July

Sec 1 Luke students presented the following projects at NJC on 13 July 2012. 

Presentation Slides on Food Situation

Presentation Slides on Water Situation

ACE for ACS(Barker Road)

Among the 5 winners of the inaugural ACE Awards are two of our ACS (Barker Road) boys - Alekzandr Lam Sheen Loong (4S1) and Crispin Tan Ferng Roung (3S2). They received the ACE Teens (Merit) Awards for showcasing their strengths and achievements, while our school allied educator, Vikneswaran Krishnan Murthi, was awarded the ACE Mentor (Champion) Award.

The ACE (Active Creative Energetic) Award was created as part of the national efforts in creating more awareness on young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). The ACE Mentor award also recognises and affirms coaches and mentors who have made a key difference to ADHD students.

Saturday, 22 September 2012

US Science and Technology Trip 2012

ACS(BR) US Science and Technology Trip 2012 will take place between 21 Oct to 1 Nov.  Please refer to the following Google Site for more information

Monday, 16 July 2012

C21@ACS(BR) 2012 Videos

Please visit the acsbrvideos YouTube Channel for C21 videos.

Saturday, 14 July 2012

P6 Briefing on 13 July 2012

Parents of Primary 6 students who are interested in enrolling in ACS(Barker Rd) were given an introduction of the school on 13 July 2012. Mr Peter Tan and a panel consisting of current and past students also answered questions from the audience.

Mr Peter Tan's Presentation Slides

1:1 Learning Presentation Slides