safeguard the safety and well-being of students and school staff, MOE and the
Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) will be putting in place
enhanced Safe Management Measures (SMMs) for the 2021 Singapore Cambridge GCE
N(A)/N(T)/O/A-level oral examinations.
candidates and oral examiners will be required to wear surgical masks during
the examination. While processes will be in place to ensure that examiners and
candidates can hear each other clearly, the wearing of masks will be taken into
consideration when assessing the candidates. SMMs such as temperature screening
for entry into schools, frequent cleaning of high touch surfaces and using well-ventilated venues will continue to be in place.
oral examinations are conducted over several days, candidates who miss the oral
examinations with valid reasons can take the examinations on another date or
sit for the make-up oral examination.
see the attached press release for more information on the enhanced SMMs for
oral examinations. MOE and SEAB will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation
and provide updates if there are further changes to the arrangements for this
year’s national examinations.
Press Release - Updates on the 2021 National Examinations and Resumption of Co-Curricular Activities_website.pdf