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Established in 1879, Raffles Girls’ School is today a beacon of education excellence, attracting the best and the brightest in Singapore and around the world. At RGS, there are limitless platforms on which each girl can build to realise her ambitions. Together with a strong record of achievements in both the academic and co-curricular domains, RGS girls are empowered to discover their own unique ways of making a difference in their communities, and in so doing, come to embody the schools’ motto Filiae Melioris Aevi – Daughters of a Better Age


To aspire, strive and dare to be active creators of a better age for all.


Nurturing the high ability girl to be a leader who will realise her talents in service of nation and community.


  • To develop fine character and
  • well-being in the RGS girl, so that
  • -as a Person, she aspires towards higher good for self and others in thought and deeds
  • -as a Leader, she demonstrates personal mastery and a sense of mission to create a better age for all.
  • To nurture the intellect and fire the
  • imagination of the RGS girl, so that
  • -as a Thinker, she manifests a reflective deposition and is adept with the intelligent behaviours when faced with complex, unpredictable or ambiguous situations where there is no apparent solution.
  • -as a Pioneer, she seeks and seizes opportunities with inventiveness and creativity for the common good.


  • People-Centred

    We put people first. Respect, care and trust underpin all our interactions.

  • Principled

    We are fair-minded, take responsibility for our ideas and actions, and demonstrate integrity and moral courage in our behaviour.

  • Passionate

    We believe that conviction, commitment and drive enable us to achieve excellence in all our endeavours.

  • Professional

    We take pride in our work, accept responsibility for our own learning and exercise discernment and open-mindedness in our interaction with others.