Moving On To An English School.

The Special Malay Class Studying in a Malay school in the 1950s will only take a person up to Standard Six. At a time when schooling was not really compulsory reaching Standard Six in a Malay school was an achievement. Some would drop out along the way to do other more urgent things like helping … Continue reading Moving On To An English School.

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Going To School

In the 1950s children went to school at an early age of five years. Some even entered school earlier, usually the children of school-teachers.  I suppose it was a good way to get children out of the house and do something productive during the day! Some time in 1952 when I was approaching five years old I … Continue reading Going To School