Raffles Institution

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Raffles Institution
莱佛士书院 (Láifóshì Shūyuàn)
Institusi Raffles
ராப்பிள்ஸ் கல்வி நிலையம
Raffles Institution
School motto: Auspicium Melioris Ævi
Location
Bishan, Singapore
Information
Type Independent
Established June 5, 1823
Session Single-Session
School code 3009
Ministry of Education Institution no. 3009
Principal Chan Poh Meng
Enrollment approx. 2000
Colour(s) Green, White, Black
Website
Raffles Institution

Raffles Institution is a highly regarded secondary school in Singapore, often considered the best school in the country. Only boys can go to this school. It has been performing well in studies and sports. It was founded in 1823 as Singapore Institution by Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of modern Singapore. It is the school with the longest history in Singapore. Its name was changed to "Raffles Institution" in 1868. It has two sections, Raffles Institution and Raffles Institution Junior College. The current principal of Raffles Institution is Mr Frederick Yeo, who replaced Mr Chan Poh Meng when he left the school at the end of 2017.

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Sir Stamford Raffles founded Raffles Institution on 5 June 1823, making it the school with the longest history in Singapore. Raffles Institution was along Bras Basah Road at first, where Raffles City is now. The school moved to Grange Road in 1973, and then moved to its current location at Bishan in 1990. The Grange Road campus is now the MOE Teacher's Network.

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