Please Mind The Platform Gap: H2 Art – Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

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 … Continue reading

Please Mind the Platform Gap: Choosing a Third Language in Junior College

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 Contrasting Arts Subject

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 … Continue reading

Please Mind the Platform Gap: JAEs in RA Programmes

by Justin Lim (16A01B) and Isabel Elizabeth Siow (16S03I) This article does not necessarily reflect the views of RI’s academic management and should not be used as a substitute for formal academic counselling. At the pinnacle of Raffles Institution’s pursuit of academic eminence, two notable academic programmes exist, dedicated to students with exceptional interest within … Continue reading

Sylla-BYE! Syllabus Changes for A Levels 2017 (Arts)

By Justin Lim (16A01B), Md Khairillah (16A01B) and Melissa Choi (16S06B) In-depth analysis on how to choose one’s subject combination for the Arts can be found here. (Do note that some of the advice dispensed in the article may not be relevant in light of the syllabus changes.) Part 2 of our Syllabus feature covers … Continue reading

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