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Sultan Ibrahim Girls' School

The SIGS History

Sultan Ibrahim Girls' School (SIGS) began as an afternoon session school accupying the building of the Ngee Heng Primary Boy's School. A year later it shifted to its present premises. SIGS was named after HRH Sultan Ibrahim and was opened officially by HRH in October 1939. It began with 4 classes and about 100 pupils. The Headmistress was Miss C.E. Renton who administered with a staff of 11 local people.


The coming of the Second World War in December 1941 interrupted the running of the school. Then the school only had the main block with six classes upstairs and a block immediately behind it. The Japanese had used the block as a motor workshop.

Below is a brief history: