Bowen Secondary School

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Coordinates: 1°22′14.78″N 103°52′39.37″E / 1.3707722°N 103.8776028°E / 1.3707722; 103.8776028

Bowen Secondary School
Type Government Secondary
Motto “I Believe, Therefore I am”
Established 1982
Session Single session
School code 3043
Principal MR Liu Earnler
Colour(s) Grey , purple , blue

Bowen Secondary School is a government school in Singapore. It offers subjects like LifeLit, which is a combination of English and Literature and offers a wide variety of CCAs and subjects for the students.


Bowen Secondary School started in 1982 in the growing new town of Ang Mo Kio. It has seen been striving to improve the quality of the school and has introduced "I Believe, Therefore I Am " as the goal of the school. Bowen Secondary is best known for its performing arts, including the military band and choir. Its military band achieved a gold in the Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Central Judging for over 20 years.

It won the Singapore Tourism Board's Best Educational Event Organised by a Public Educational Institution in 2008 and has been actively been participating in exchange programmes with countries like India, China, Japan, Taiwan, etc.

On 4 December 1999 Bowen made its historic move to new premises along Lorong Napiri. In year 2000, the school started the new millennium as a single session school with 1374 pupils and a much improved Secondary One intake. In 2016, the minimum aggregate score for PSLE is about 225.[1]


Since its establishment, the school has a total of 8 principals in office.

  • 1982–1985 Mr T P Naidu
  • 1985–1996 Miss Low Fook Yow
  • 1996–2003 Mrs Grace Lim Siew Meng
  • 2004–2007 Mr Paul Chua Meng Huat
  • 2007–2011 Mr Frederick Yeo
  • 2011–2016 Mr Bernard Chew
  • 2017–present Mr Liu Earnler

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Bowen Secondary School Archived December 21, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.

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