Vanda is an International Science Competition held annually around the globe. It focuses on the student’s ability to think critically and creatively to pick out hidden information to aid them in solving the question.
Vanda is for students from primary 3 to secondary 4 (Grade 3 to Grade 11). It follows the Singapore School Science Syllabus with a focus on higher order thinking skills. This allows participants to do better compared to pure-Olympiad papers since they are familiar with most of the topics.
Science Questions in the competition have a strong foundation in scientific knowledge and methodology which include the development of reasoning and analytical skills, decision and problem solving skills, flexible to respond to different context and possessing an open and inquiring mind that is willing to explore new territories and learn new things which are aligned to the desired 21st century competencies.
International local Structure
Question 1 to 5: +2 / 0 / −1 point for correct/no/wrong answer respectively
Question 6 to 10: +3 / 0 / 0 point for correct/no /wrong answer respectively
Application Question Section:
Question 11 to 20: +4 points for correct answer, 0 points for wrong and no answer.
All students will start with 5 bonus points. Perfect score is 70 points.
Primary 3 to JC 2 (Grade 3 to 12)
Singapore Contest Date
School Candidates: April 13, 2021 to May 2, 2021
Private Candidates: April 18, 2021
7 CLEMENTI LOOP, #03-01, AIMS APAC REIT, SINGAPORE 129811
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 6pm.
Contact Number: +65 6873 0803
How to go: Alight at Clementi MRT Station, go to Exit A, and went for the bus stop outside the Clementi Mall
Take either bus 189 or 185, alight at the 3rd stop. turn to the left and straight ahead toward the traffic light. After crossing the road, turn right and walk straight ahead until you find our building 🤗