RAFFLES NEWS

Class of 2016 Keeps Rafflesian Colours Flying



  • 24 Feb 2017
    YEAR 5 TO 6
    General


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    1     A total of 1186 students at Raffles Institution (RI) sat for the 2016 GCE ‘A’ Level Examinations. This number comprises students from the six-year Raffles Programme (RP), as well as students admitted at Year 5 (JC 1) via the Direct School Admission (DSA) and Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE).

    2     The class of 2016 continues to embody the Rafflesian spirit of excellence, achieving a stellar set of results at the 2016 A-Level examinations. We congratulate the Class of 2016 on their outstanding all-round achievements!
     

    Overall Performance of the Class of 2016


    3     98% of students achieved 3 H2 passes, with a pass in General Paper or Knowledge & Inquiry.

    4     53% of students offering four H2 subjects scored distinctions in all four subjects. 61% of students scored three H2 distinctions in their content-based subjects. Rafflesians continue to excel at the General Paper, with 52% of students scoring distinctions in the subject.

    5     325 students (27%) achieved a perfect University Admissions Score (UAS) of 90. The median UAS was 87.8.

    6     In addition, 166 students achieved distinctions in all subjects offered, including H3 subjects. Seven students who offered 13 units of study scored distinctions in all their 9 subjects.

    7     The class of 2016 also achieved exceptional performances across the various subjects:

            • 8 in 10 students scored Distinctions for Literature in English
            • 7 in 10 students scored Distinctions for Biology, Chemistry, Economics,         Mathematics and Physics
            • 6 in 10 students scored Distinctions for History and Geography

    8     The following is the breakdown of the number of distinctions obtained by our students:

            • 9 Distinctions: 7 students
            • At least 8 Distinctions: 71 students
            • At least 7 Distinctions: 265 students
            • At least 6 Distinctions: 490 students

    9     We would like to thank our teachers, staff, parents, alumni and the RI Board of Governors. It is only with their dedication and unwavering support that RI can continue its tradition of excellence and service to the nation.

     

    Check out Raffles Press' interviews with some members of the Batch of 2016!
    Part 1   Part 2


     

    snapshots by Raffles Photographers