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Full Subject-Based Banding

Tampines Secondary School is one of 30+ secondary schools which will implement Full Subject-Based Banding (Full SBB) from 2023.

Purpose of Full SBB

Full SBB is part of MOE’s ongoing efforts to nurture the joy of learning and develop multiple pathways to cater to the different strengths and interests of our students.

By 2024, secondary schools will have implemented the following aspects of Full SBB:

  • Offering of Humanities subjects at a more demanding level from Secondary 2; and
Mixed form classes with the provision of a common curriculum.