Release of GCE O-Level Results
On Friday 12 January 2018, graduating students from Northland Secondary School received their GCE O-level Results. All of them were given a warm welcome by Principal, Mdm Jennifer Tan Siew Woon. After a briefing, the graduating students received their result slips from their respective Form Teachers. 98.6% of the students qualify for post-secondary education.
Some of the top students shared their secrets to their success as well as well-wishes to the juniors -
Liu Chen from 4R1 scored 7 distinctions. She has set her sights to go to a junior college to further her education. When asked what advice she would like to give to her juniors, she said, “Always listen to your teachers carefully during lessons and revise frequently. I want to thank Miss Joanne Yap. Miss Haw Yubin and Mdm Kumari for teaching me. They continued to encourage me to keep going when I faced difficulties. Treasure your time in Northland! You will make wonderful friends and meet caring teachers.”
Wee Wye Keong from 4R1 and Nguyen Minh Hoang from 4R2 scored 5 distinctions each. Both Wye Keong and Hoang have decided to go to junior college to further their education. Wye Keong would also like to thank his Mathematics teacher, Miss Joanne Yap for her strong support. He has this advice to give to his juniors, “Do a lot of past year papers as they give you more exposure to the questions asked. “Hoang advised, “Pace yourself and always pay attention in class.”
Qiang Zhiqin from 5R1 would like to thank his teachers for always supporting him. He feels that Northland has provided a balanced and well-rounded education for Northstars. He will probably be going to a junior college to pursue his A levels. His advice to students taking national examinations would be to do more practice papers and never be complacent. Nathan Ng Jia Jun from 5R1 wants to thank his teachers for always being there when he needs them. He is also grateful that they pushed him beyond his limits.
It was a sweet victory for Shanna Goh Jie Er of 5R1. Shanna was from the Normal Technical stream and progressed to the Normal Academic stream because of her good academic performance. She did well in 2016 N level examinations and has done well again in the 2017 O level examinations. A polytechnic education will be the next plan for Shanna and she leaves us with this statement, “I would like to thank my teachers for encouraging me to never give up and always being there for me whenever I needed help. My advice for the juniors would be to know when to have fun and when to be serious. Never lose track of your goal and to always start preparing early.”