44 Yayasan students awarded for PSR achievements

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

FORTY-FOUR former students of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) Primary School were awarded yesterday for achieving 5A’s during the PSR examinations 2015.

The ceremony was held at the YSHHB Primary School Hall in Jalan Kebangsaan.

In his speech, the Acting Principal of YSHHB Primary School Alimas Hj Md Ali, said that a total of 116 students from the school sat for the 2015 PSR exams.

According to Alimas, the results for 2015 were very good as the school saw 44 students or 38 per cent achieving 5A’s while 18 students achieved 4A’s.

He also added that the school also succeeded in meeting the target set by the Ministry of Education (MoE) which was to exceed 74 per cent A to C grades.

“Although, the school ranks seventh place amongst private schools, (we) are still at a level of excellence considering the number of candidates which is more than 100 students,” he said.

He noted that there was a slight decrease in the number of A grades in Mathematics and Science, which fell by 23.9 per cent and 12.1 per cent respectively compared to the previous year.

For Bahasa Melayu there was an increase of 5.1 per cent in A grades, and for MIB and English, there was an increase of 1.9 per cent and 5.6 per cent respectively.

“The quality of results is still at a level that we can be proud of,” the acting principal said.

Alimas also congratulated the students’ parents and caretakers as the success of the students were also a result of their prayers and efforts as well as their cooperation in supporting the schools’ programmes.

He lauded the schools’ teaching staff for bringing together their energy and effort in achieving the vision and mission of the school.

“This holistic cooperation is a (major factor) in excellence for the school in teaching and producing intelligent and skilled students,” he said.

Also present at the event to hand out the awards was Ahmad Jefri Abdul Rahman, Director of legal and corporate affairs at the Brunei Investment Agency (BIA), Ministry of Finance.

The Brunei Times