25 Nov '11, 2am

My write-up on Yahoo! -- Neighborhood schools producing top PSLE students

My write-up on Yahoo! -- Neighborhood schools producing top PSLE students

The top PSLE scorer this year comes from Rulang Primary School. (Veer photo) The conventional notion that prestigious primary schools are more likely to produce top students is gradually fading, as schools from the heartland are increasingly gaining the spotlight for honing elite students in the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE). And this year is not an exception. Female student Yasmin Ziqin binte Mohamad Yousoof from Rulang Primary School emerged as this year's PSLE top scorer with an aggregate score of 283 and acing 4A*, trumping her peers from prestigious schools. Her parents cite her independent study attitude and constant revision that played a significant role in her academic achievements. Yasmin's dad works in a banking company, while her mom is a housewife who quit her job as a lawyer to take care of her three children when Yasmin was enrolled into primary ...

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