Introduction


The Singapore Primary Science Olympiad (SPSO) is an annual national competition which has been organized by the NUS High School of Mathematics and Science since 2009. This competition, which is open to Primary 5 pupils in Singapore, comprises the Theory round and the Practical round. Selected participants from the Theory round will be invited to the Practical round held on a later date.

SPSO aims to

  • Identify Singapore's Science representatives for the International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO)
  • Generate greater interest in Biology, Chemistry and Physics among Primary school students
  • Cultivate enthusiasm and instil a passion for science subjects
  • Provide an avenue to showcase students' abilities in the subjects
  • Nurture talents in the Sciences



In light of the current COVID-19 situation and extended circuit breaker measures, we regret to inform you that SPSO 2020 will be postponed to 2021. More details of the competition will be made known to schools in due time.   Do stay safe and healthy!