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RGS 140 Homecoming - Thank You For Coming!

*Updated 17 August 2019 Dear Rafflesians and friends Thank you all for coming today and making our 140 Homecoming a memorable experience. After 60 years in this campus, save a few years at Jalan Kuala, this is our final Homecoming here. I am truly touched by all of you who...

Student Leaders' Investiture 2019

The annual Student Leaders’ investiture was held on 1 August 2019 this year. Guest-of-Honour, Ms Aziah Hussin, former Head Prefect and EXCO member of Buckle, parents of the student leaders and student leaders from other schools were among those in the audience who bore witness to the over 150 student...

Research Visit from Churchill Fellowship Winner (2019) Paul Middleton

  RGS welcomed Mr Paul Middleton, a Churchill Fellow researching on approaches to supporting the wellbeing of new teachers across UK, Switzerland, Norway and Singapore. The discussion touched on the initiatives by our PeRL Centre in professional development, research and sharing of knowledge, and the challenges faced. Mr Middleton also...

Singapore Bicentennial Commemoration in RGS

RGS commemorates the bicentennial of the founding of Singapore in 1819. For us, the bicentennial takes on an added significance as the school is named after the person widely credited for the founding of the British port and settlement – Sir Stamford Raffles. From humble beginnings in 1844 as a...

Year 4 Career Day

Year 4 Career Day was held on Friday, 19 July 2019, where panel discussions were organised for our Year 4 students with over 30 representatives from Higher Education Institutions such as the National University of Singapore, LASALLE and the Singapore University of Technology and Design, and Arts and Professional Services...

Racial Harmony Day 2019

In commemoration of Racial Harmony Day (RHD) this year, staff and students attended a talk on ‘Regardless of Race, Language or Religion by LTC (NS) Gabriel Chan, who was a regular in the Singapore Armed Forces for 30 years. The talk, held on Thursday, 18 July 2019, highlighted the vision...

RGS Sports Fest 2019

RGS Sports Fest 2019 was held on 31 May at Serangoon Stadium, and this year, Buckle House emerged as overall champions yet again, and it was Tarbet House that won the coveted Inter-House Cheer cum Dance Display Competition. Watch the video below for a glimpse of all the excitement and...

RGS PeRL Open Classroom and Good Practice Day 2019

The RGS Centre for Pedagogical Research & Learning held its Open Classroom event on 5 July 2019. For the second-year running, external teacher-participants were also invited to co-teach a lesson with our RGS teachers. The Open Classroom lessons highlighted a range of instructional strategies that span across subject disciplines such...

Year 1 Orientation Week 2019

Year 1 Orientation Week 2019 was held from 2-4 January and 7 January with a slew of activities aimed at inducting the youngest members of the RGS family into the school. Spearheaded by our Year 4 student leaders, some fun activities include learning the school cheers, performing as part of...

RGS Open House 2019 - Highlights

A big thank you to the Rafflesian community - students, parents, alumnae and staff - as well as visitors to the event for yet another successful Open House! Stay tuned for more information on our second Open House on 16 November 2019 at our New Campus in Braddell. In the...

Teacher-Parent Conference

Parents attended the Teacher-Parent Conference (TPC) to learn more about the academic, behavioural, and social well-being of their daughter. The conversations during the conference facilitate a better understanding of the home and school environment, thus strengthening the home-school partnership. Parents interested to know more about the students’ subject combination joined...

BCA Green Mark Award for Buildings (Platinum)

RGS received the *Green Mark Award at the BCA Awards Ceremony held at the Resorts World Convention Centre last evening (29 May 2019). RGS Principal Mrs Poh Mun See (holding the award) with the team of consultants for the new RGS Campus. This award reinforces RGS’ efforts on environmental sustainability....

Participation in TTSH's Art of Healing Programme

As part of their annual Values-in-Action activity, the RGS String Ensemble (RGSE) will be participating in Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s (TTSH) Art of Healing Programme as a means of bringing the joy of music to patients and visitors at the hospital. They will be performing classical pieces as well as...

Kindness Week @ RGS

In support of SBS Transit’s Kindness Month campaign, the RGS Peer Support Board (PSB), along with several student volunteers presented appreciation notes from the Rafflesian community to the station staff at the Stevens and Botanic Gardens stations along the Downtown Line. They also took the opportunity to share messages of...

Parents for RGS Association - 17th Annual General Meeting

(A message from RGS Principal, Mrs Poh Mun See) A registered association since 2003, the Parents for RGS (PRGS) Association provides a strategic link between parents and the school. The strong relationship between PRGS and RGS can be seen in a host of activities and programmes in which PRGS has...

RGS Open House 2019

RGS Open House is happening on Saturday, 25 May 2019, from 8am to 3pm. Come interact with our students and teachers, and get a glimpse of what the RGS experience is all about! Follow us on our social media platforms to get updates on the event: Instagram Facebook Find out...

Learning Visit from Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education

A warm welcome to the students and staff from the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE) and accompanying staff from Raffles Institution (RI). As part of the visit, the students learnt about the application of math to solve real world problems and experienced a demo session on mathematical modelling...

Rafflesians Unite Week 2019

Our last Rafflesians Unite Week (RU Week) here at our Anderson campus draws to a close with Green Black White Day. Held from 25-29 March this year, RU Week is a week dedicated to a wide variety of programmes and activities organised by our student leaders with the aim of...

RGS Welcomes Professor Fernando Reimers

RGS is honoured to have Professor Fernando Reimers, Faculty Director, International Education Policy, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Mr Jarrod Tam, Research Associate (Global Education Innovation Initiative) from National Institute of Education (NIE) join us for a learning visit on 26 March 2019. Many experiences and ideas on how...

Regional Immersion & Community Exploration Programme (RICE) 2019

As part of Learning Journey Week 2019, our Year 2 students embarked on one of our signature programmes, the Regional Immersion & Community Exploration (RICE) Programme, from 12-15 March, where they visited different places in Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Singapore (National Museum of Singapore, Asian Civilisation Museum and Peranakan Museum)....

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