It is a rare scholastic feat, one which is yet to be surpassed. In 1988, all 43 students of Class 4A at Anglo-Chinese School (ACS) scored an A1 for English literature in the O levels.
A remarkable achievement, made even more so because the boys were not from the arts stream but were "triple science" students taking physics, chemistry and biology. In those days, science students had to include a humanities subject in their overall aggregate for admission into junior college.
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