24 Nov '11, 7am

You know, the top PSLE student isn't really Indian/Malay/Chinese. She's Singaporean.

You know, the top PSLE student isn't really Indian/Malay/Chinese. She's Singaporean.

SINGAPORE: Some 97 per cent of students who sat for their Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) this year have done well to move on to secondary schools. Topping the cohort is Yasmin Ziqin Mohamed Yousoof from Rulang Primary School, with a score of 283. She is also the top Indian pupil. The top Chinese student is Hannah Tan Jia Hwee from Raffles Girls' Primary School. The top Malay pupil is Natalia Nadila Muhamad from St Hilda's Primary School. And, the top Eurasian pupil is Bjorn Kaijun Betzler from Anglo-Chinese School. A total of 45,261 Primary 6 pupils sat for the PSLE this year. Among these pupils, 44,106 pupils (or 97.4%) are assessed as suitable to proceed to secondary school, said the Ministry of Education (MOE). In terms of course eligibility, 62.9 per cent have made it to the Express course, 23.1 per cent will head for the Normal (Academic) stream while 11.4 ...

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