General

How many classes are there in Year 1?
There are approximately 12 classes (number may change depending on the posted cohort size).
Tue, 21 Dec, 2021 at 3:33 AM
Are GEP students kept in intact classes?
We believe it is important for our students to interact with other students from different backgrounds and with different strengths and talents. Hence, we c...
Mon, 3 May, 2021 at 8:22 PM
What are school hours like?
In general, school hours for Year 1 students are: Monday:         7.45am to 3.40pm Tuesday:         7.45am to 1.40pm Wednesday:    7.45am to 3.00pm Thu...
Thu, 20 May, 2021 at 11:27 PM
Is studying in RI very stressful?
Student well-being is very important to us.   In recent years, we have implemented more measures to reduce the stress of our students and encourage a great...
Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 at 12:23 AM
Are RI students very competitive?
Where there is competition among students in RI, it is a healthy competition that encourages students to improve.  Very frequently, students will share th...
Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 at 12:24 AM
Does my son have to stay in Boarding?
All Year 3 students take part in a 7-week long residential programme to develop their personal and interpersonal skills.  This is a popular programme with ...
Fri, 21 May, 2021 at 1:37 AM
Are there private bus arrangements?
RI does not have any associations with private bus services.   However, RI is conveniently located within walking distance of Marymount MRT Station (Circle...
Thu, 20 May, 2021 at 11:43 PM
Is Raffles Institution a co-ed school?
Raffles Institution is a boy's school from Years 1 to 4.  We do have a sister school, Raffles Girls' School which is a school for girls from Year ...
Mon, 24 May, 2021 at 3:34 AM
Does the canteen have vegetarian food?
RI has two canteens, on in the Y14 campus and another in the Y56 campus.  Pre-covid, students are able to purchase food from either canteen. There is a ...
Mon, 24 May, 2021 at 4:03 AM
Is there a House system in RI?
Yes.  In fact it is quite likely that we are the first school in Singapore to start the House system. The five houses are: Bayley, Buckley, Hullett, Morri...
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 at 9:32 PM