Raffles Institution

Boys' Brigade

    The Boys' Brigade is an international movement with Companies in more than 60 territories. Founded by Sir William Smith in 1883, it is the pioneer of the uniformed youth organisations. In Singapore, the movement is recognised by the Ministry of Education as an approved CCA, and the patron the Boys' Brigade is the President of Republic of Singapore.

    Since its inception on 13 March 1991, the 60th Singapore Company at Raffles Institution has been actively involved in many of the school's activities. At the National Level, we have been achieving the JM Fraser Award for Excellence [Gold] every year consecutively since 1999. Our first batch of President's Man was installed in 2008.

    Achievements and Highlights

    Boys’ Brigade President’s Award 2017

    The President’s Award represents the epitome of a Primer’s training in The Boys’ Brigade in Singapore. The highest award in the BB Programme, it is presented to Primers who have successfully completed the demanding requirements in leadership and service in the community, as well as in the BB as adventure activity leaders or event managers. 3 of our Primers have been awarded The President’s Award this year. They are SCL Ivan Tang, Neilsen Chan and Teo Kai Jin.


    Founder’s Award Recipients 2017

    10 of our Year 4 Boys’ Brigade (BB) boys received the Founder’s Award from BBHQ this year. This award is the highest and most honorable award that a BB boy can attain in the Seniors’ Programme [Y1-4]. They are Axel Teo Jun Da, Gareth Pang, Hoan Zhan Rong Keith, Joseph Poon Yip Hung, Marcus Chia Cheng Xin, Samuel Ong Yi Kai, Shane Vivek Bharathan, Tan Chin Kiat, Theodore Kuah Kiat Chong and Tung Zhi Yong Ian.


    JM Fraser Award for Excellence – GOLD

    The 60th BB Company at Raffles Institution was awarded the JM Fraser Gold award for 2017. The criteria for this award are designed to evaluate the effectiveness of BB companies in running a well-balanced programme.


    BBHQ National Blaze Adventure Challenge 

    Out of the 120 teams who participated in this 40km adventure challenge, our teams came in top 30.


    Southeast Asian Pipe Band Championships

    Juvenile Section: 1st Runners-up


    Pipe Soloists

    Category D 1st Place: Khoo Kian Mun


    Drum Soloists

    1st Place: Keith Hoan

    3rd Place: Alain Chen

    Teacher Mentors

    Mr Timothy Song Zhi Hong

    Miss Lim Soh Khim

    Miss Isabella Ow Peiyu

    Mr Wen Yong Xing