2011 Cohort sets new benchmark!
On 2 March 2012, ACJC saw the release of the GCE A-Level results for the 2011 batch of graduates. This is the 5th cohort taking the revised curriculum where all candidates offer at least 7 subjects comprising 3 H2 and 1 H1 content-based subjects of which at least one must be a contrasting subject, H1 General Paper (GP), or H2 Knowledge and Inquiry (KI), Project Work (PW) and H1 Mother Tongue Language.
A -Level Subjects
ACJC is proud to announce that the class of 2011 has achieved excellent results, outperforming the previous 4 cohorts under the revised curriculum and have thus set another new benchmark for the years to come, living out our motto of “The Best Is Yet To Be”.
Based on the MOE indicator of “percentage of candidates obtaining at least 3 H2 passes, with a pass in GP or KI”, 96.1% of our 894 students achieved this, surpassing the national standard of 90.8%.
There is also an improvement in the quality of performance with 27.4% of students obtaining 3 distinctions or more for their H2 subjects, a steady improvement from 23.2% for 2010 and 22.3% for 2009. A total of 245 students attained at least 3 H2 Distinctions as compared to 192 students for 2010. Our University Admission Score has also improved from 79.4 for 2010 to 80.4 for 2011. With an University Admission Score of 79.4, 92.88% of 2010 cohort gained admission to our local Universities (NUS, NTU & SMU) last year.
General Paper/ Knowledge & Inquiry
The College has done consistently well for GP and this year is no exception. The cohort did extremely well in comparison with the national average for the quality of grades. We obtained 98.7% Passes for GP, exceeding the national average of 95%. The 27.2% of Distinctions for GP is also above the national average of 20.5%. All our students passed Knowledge & Inquiry with 42.9% of them obtaining Distinctions. Our second batch of students taking the English Language & Linguistics subject obtained 100% Passes with 52.2% of them scoring Distinctions which is above the national average of 35.2%
The good results were mirrored in the other subjects as well. Of the subjects offered at the H2 level, 12 subjects obtained 100% passes. All of the 16 H2 subjects had percentage passes at or above the national average while 11 H2 subjects had percentage distinctions above the national average.
Out of the 10 subjects offered at H1 level including Project Work, all subjects had percentage passes at or above national average while 7 H1 subjects had percentage distinctions at or above the national average.
The students who offered H3 subjects had also performed well. H3 subjects are only offered to the brightest students in Singapore. Of the 17 subjects offered at H3 level, 11 subjects had percentage distinctions at or above the national average.
The 2011 cohort had the highest percentage of students achieving at least 3 H2 distinctions compared to past years. 1 student obtained 8 distinctions, 26 students with 7 distinctions, 77 students with 6 distinctions, 79 students with 5 distinctions, 49 with 4 distinctions and 13 students with 3 distinctions. In total there are 245 students with at least 3 H2 distinctions.
The top ACJC student and the top science student is Chen Jing Yi from 2SA2. Jing Yi achieved 8 distinctions in H3 Contemporary Physics, H2 Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, H1 General Paper, Project Work and Higher Chinese taken at O-Level In addition to her stellar academic performance, Jing Yi made positive contributions both within and beyond the college. She was selected for the ACJC initiated Science Research Programme and was also the Secretary of the ACJC Robotics Club. She participated in the Science and Mathematics Council’s Vietnam Education Programme 2010. She was a member of the ACJC Guitar Ensemble which clinched a silver award in the Singapore Youth Festival Central Judging. Jing Yi worked for the betterment of the Oldham Hall boarding community as a member of the ACS Oldham Hall 6th Students’ Council. She was actively involved in community projects like the Singapore Heritage Fest 2010, Discovering Your Roots 2011 and the Senior-Tutoring Programme with Hainan Guoxin High School.
The top student in the Arts Faculty is Sarah Pang Pei Wen from 2AH. Sarah achieved distinctions in H3 English Literature, H2 English Literature, Economics, English Language & Linguistics, H1 General Paper, Chinese Language and Project Work. Sarah was awarded the MOE Humanities Scholarship 2010-2011. She was very involved in college life, playing an active role as a member of the Debating and Oratorical Society as well as the Editorial Board. She served in various community projects like the TCM Convention 2010 and an overseas class CIP in Taiwan. Sarah has also volunteered at Ju Eng Old Folk’s Home in 2011 during holidays and weekends.
Hans Adrian of 2SA5 is awarded the Institute of Physics Singapore (IPS) A-level Medal for being one of the top Physics students with the best scores at the A-level exams. Hans Adrian is our second recipient after our first award last year. He achieved 6 distinctions in H3 Semiconductor Physics & Device, H2 Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Economics, H1 Project Work and a B for General Paper.
List of students with at least 3 H2 distinctions
To God Be the Glory! The Best Is Yet To Be!