Primary 6 class rose to their teacher's challenge

Mr Raymond Tan (standing, second from left) and six other former pupils of Delta West School with their teacher Tan Siam Tiam (seated) at her Stirling Road home during Chinese New Year in 2016.
Mr Raymond Tan (standing, second from left) and six other former pupils of Delta West School with their teacher Tan Siam Tiam (seated) at her Stirling Road home during Chinese New Year in 2016.PHOTO: COURTESY OF RAYMOND TAN

Mr Raymond Tan remembers a question that his form teacher Tan Siam Tiam in Delta West School put to his Primary 6 class, even though it was a good 40 years ago.

She asked: "Who here is opting to go to Raffles Institution (RI) and Raffles Girls' School?"

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 03, 2018, with the headline 'Primary 6 class rose to their teacher's challenge'. Print Edition | Subscribe