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Singapore Sports School’s athlete-friendly programmes and strong academic support has put student-athletes in a good stead to juggle their sport commitments and studies. Student-athletes have consistently done well in national examinations. With the strong foundation laid at the Sports School, many graduates have continued to make their mark in various fields, including sports, academics, and societal leadership.
The Class of 2019 has maintained the high standard of academic excellence at the Sports School. Read more about their academic achievements here.
More than 90% our student-athletes who sit for the GCE O-Level Examinations achieve at least 5 subject passes. Close to 100% of them also qualify for junior colleges, Millennia Institute or the polytechnics. Sports School consistently achieves results that surpass national averages, including the key performance indicators. Also, all student-athletes who have taken GCE-N Levels have progressed to Secondary 5 or ITE.
Post-Secondary IBDP Pathway
Over the last five years, Sports School has maintained a pass rate of 100% for IBDP examinations. All IBDP graduates have achieved results higher than the global average that has enabled them to secure places in renowned local and overseas universities to further their studies.
There are several student-athletes who have represented Singapore in international competitions, and maintained excellent results. Among them from the Class of 2019 are 27th SEA Games Bronze Medallists for Rhythmic Gymnastics and top scorers, Michele Petrova Lau Xin Ling and Phebe Meredith Lau Zhi Ling; three-time SEA Games Bronze medallist in Badminton, Crystal Wong Jia Ying; and national record holder and 2019 SEA Games Bronze Medalist in 10m Air Rifle, Adele Tan Qian Xiu.
Post-Secondary Polytechnic Pathways
Despite their very demanding sports schedule, post-secondary student-athletes have consistently achieved remarkable academic results in their diploma courses. They are awarded academic prizes like Diploma or Module prizes regularly.