Wee Yen Jean wins over nearly 50,000 school girls in Singapore

November 21st, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot  

Primary Six Pupils amount 49,856 sat for the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) Thursday Nov. 20, a 12 year-old Chinese girl Wee Yen Jean from Nanayang primary School is atop with a T-score of 287, she become Singapore’s top primary six student.

While Mridula Sairam, the top Indian student who came from Haig Girls’ School had an aggregate score of 281 and Farah Aqilah Bte Safi’I, the top Malay student, got an aggregate score of 278. The South View Primary pupil obtained 4 A* and a distinction in Higher Malay.

Of all primary six students sat for the PSLE this year, 97.1 % of them qualifying for secondary school education, down from last year’s 97.7 per cent. Among them almost 64 % are eligible for the Express course, while some 22 % qualify for Normal (Academic) and 12 % for Normal (Technical).

Moreover Nanyang Primary School this year has successfully produced four of the 15 top students including Wee Yen Jean.

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