Home Front: Are elite schools doing enough to break down barriers?

RGS' move out of the Orchard area to Braddell has put the spotlight on whether elite schools are doing enough to help their students improve social mixing.

Last week, Raffles Girls' School (RGS) moved into its new home in Braddell, a $90 million campus with state-of-the-art facilities.

The 140-year-old institution is one of Singapore's most prestigious schools and admits the country's top performing girls at the Primary School Leaving Examination.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 31, 2019, with the headline 'Are elite schools doing enough to break down barriers?'. Print Edition | Subscribe