TOP PERFORMERS IN 2008 O-LEVEL EXAMS (SPECIAL/EXPRESS STREAM)
Bukit Panjang Government High
Cedar Girls' Secondary
CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'
Methodist Girls' (Secondary)
Nan Hua High
Singapore Chinese Girls'
St Joseph's Institution
Tanjong Katong Girls'
* Based on average score of Special/Express students for either English or Higher Mother Tongue (L1) and best five subjects (B5)
* The average L1B5 score of students in the above schools was lower than 11 points.
TOP PERFORMERS IN 2008 O-LEVEL EXAMS (NORMAL STREAM)
St Margaret's Secondary
Yishun Town Secondary
* Based on average score of Normal stream students for English (L1) and best four subjects (B4)
* The average L1B4 score of students in the above schools was lower than 19 points.
** Some schools, such as those offering the Integrated Programme (IP) where students skip the O levels, and schools with too few O-level students, were not assessed on their performance in last year's O-level exams.
SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD
The top prize which recognises academic achievements and those in the arts, sports and school management. Schools must win Sustained Achievement Awards in three areas - two for primary schools - and two Best Practice Awards, one of which has to be for students' all-round development. Winners: Rulang Primary School and St Joseph's Institution.
SCHOOL DISTINCTION AWARD
Schools need to win Sustained Achievement Awards in two categories, and a Best Practice Award. Winners: Rosyth School, Tao Nan School, Riverside Secondary School, St Hilda's Secondary School, Victoria School, Yishun Town Secondary School and Nanyang Junior College.
For the full list of awards, winners and school achievement tables, go to www.moe.gov.sg
2008 O-level Exams Scorecard - FYR
Unlike entry to Primary Schools, admission into Secondary Schools is based on meritocracy. PSLE results are used as key admission criteria. Discuss everything related to PSLE and selection of Secondary Schools here.