19 Sep '11, 1am

1,500 alumni and former teachers gather as Victoria School celebrates 135th anniversary

1,500 alumni and former teachers gather as Victoria School celebrates 135th anniversary

(Clockwise, from left) Victoria School alumni S. Jeyathurai, 75, A. Vijiaratnam, 90, Kevasan Soon, 72, Chan Chow Tin, 73, and Karin Virabhak, 73, at last night's anniversary bash. The dinner was held at the school's former campus of over 50 years in Tyrwhitt Road, which holds the longest history for the all-boys secondary school. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN By Huang Lijie Victoria School, the alma mater of three former presidents, held its biggest birthday bash on Sunday as 1,500 alumni and former teachers gathered to celebrate the school's 135th anniversary. The anniversary marks a turning point for the school as it will begin offering a six-year integrated programme (IP) that allows students to skip the O-level exam, from next year. A dinner was held at the former campus of over 50 years in Tyrwhitt Road, which holds the longest history for the all-boys secondary school. Th...

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