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
- 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
- -as a Pioneer, she seeks and seizes
opportunities with inventiveness and creativity for the
We put people first. Respect, care and trust
underpin all our interactions.
We are fair-minded, take responsibility for our
ideas and actions, and demonstrate integrity and
moral courage in our behaviour.
We believe that conviction, commitment and drive
enable us to achieve excellence in all our
We take pride in our work, accept responsibility
for our own learning and exercise discernment and
open-mindedness in our interaction with others.