By guest contributor Shen Hongyi (18S06K)
Additional reporting by Soh Ying Qi (18A01C)
Photos courtesy of Shen Hongyi
This article is the second part in Raffles Press’ series, Please Mind the Platform Gap: The Road Less Taken, about non-traditional A-level subjects offered in RI. For our previous feature on H2 KI, please click here. For our feature on taking a third language in JC, click here.
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By Zhu Xiuhua (18S06A) and guest writer Beatrice Lee (18S06A)
This article is the first part in Raffles Press’ series, Please Mind the Platform Gap: The Road Less Taken, about non-traditional A-level subjects offered in RI. For our previous features on H2 KI, click here and here.
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by Noor Adilah (17S06B)
You’ve heard the stories. You’ve seen the gorgeous paintings that line the corridors. You’ve probably even gawked at the beautiful Art Studio where mysterious art students spend inordinate amounts of time. What goes on in there? What are those mysterious wooden structures in the corridor? Did the Art students put those mannequin body parts there just to scare me?
Last year’s H2 Art Exhibition, aptly titled Where Art Thou? created a space for anyone to marvel at the beautiful works that the Art students created in their first year. It allowed visitors who entered the mysterious, hallowed Art Studio to meet students taking the subject. The Exhibition aimed to display artworks and creations that students made, as well as the Art theory and history that they studied over the course of the year.
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by Alex Tan (16S03B) and Gladys Lim (16S03K)
Disclaimer: This article covers only French, German and Japanese, as these are the only subjects offered as third languages at H2 level. Furthermore, while this article has been researched to the best of our abilities, it should not be used as a substitute for formal academic counselling.
Continue reading “Please Mind the Platform Gap: Choosing a Third Language in Junior College”
By Trudy Chak (16S03D)
You’ve chosen the Science path after some debating and after deciding on memorising piles of notes and formulas that don’t quite make sense, you’ve come to yet another forkroad: choosing your contrasting (humanities) subject. There’s the ever popular Economics, the usual suspects of Geography, Literature and History as well as oddball subjects like English Language and Linguistics, Art and Music. Matriculation has never been peskier.
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