PADAWAN: Minister of Welfare, Women and Community Wellbeing, Datuk Fatimah Abdullah congratulated five students of Puncak Borneo Henry Gurney School for achieving good results in last year’s Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination which they sat for.
She made the remark during a meeting with 89 students of the school at the school’s hall here, yesterday.
“Last year, the school registered five students for the SPM examination. One of them managed to score three A- while the other four B+, which is a very good achievement for the school.
“The school also achieved 100 per cent pass in six subjects namely Bahasa Melayu, Sejarah, Tasawwur Islam, Pendidikan Islam, Science, and Pendidikan Moral.
“In part, the school also achieved 80 per cent pass for Perdagangan, 60 per cent pass for English and 40 per cent pass in Mathematics,” she said.
Fatimah added that the students should be given a second chance to change their life through education.
“There are four factors that can contribute towards the success, namely teachers, facilities, parents and yourself.
“Utilise the chances given, forget the past and begin a new life with a better future,” she reminded the students.
For this year there are 11 students preparing for the SPM, examination, nine taking pre-SPM examination and 26 taking 3M (Membaca, Menulis and Mengira) lesson.
Also present are Director of Women and Family Department, Noriah Haji Ahmad, Director of Prisons Sarawak, Deputy Commissioner Ajidin Haji Salleh, and Director of Puncak Borneo Prison, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Wallace Nawon.