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Principals Academy or PAI was established on 14 November 2003 as a joint-venture between Academy of Principals (Singapore) and Economic Development Board in response to Singapore Government’s vision of developing the nation into a thriving international education hub.

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Currently, PAI conducts PACT on behalf of participating Schools for Singaporeans and PRs seeking admission to local government schools at Primary, Secondary and Junior College levels. PAI also administers the SPERS-JC/MI for returning Singaporeans on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Singapore. PAI is also the testing agency for GAT provides students with the ease and convenience of applying into Integrated Programme or Independent schools by taking a one-time test instead of taking multiple tests at different schools.

In collaboration with UNSW Global, PAI conduct the International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) for primary school to junior college students in Singapore. The ICAS is a testing program designed by Educational Assessment Australia, a wholly owned enterprise of the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

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We would like to congratulate the following students for achieving the highest score in the respective ICAS tests. Students with the top score in each subject in each year level are awarded the University of New South Wales medal and a medal winner’s certificate

For Academic Year 2018

Primary Six English
Rayna Phua

Primary Six English Writing
Eashaa Pillai

Primary Four Science
Hong Huan Rong

Primary Three Mathematics
Ze Ming Wang
Cheng Nuo Lucas

Past Years Recipients

2017 Primary Three Mathematics
Keller Teh

2015 Primary Three Mathematics
Daelan Koh Qi Ze