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CityShanghai
CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元185,000
to: 元280,000
Address: 301 Zhujian Road, Minhang District, Shanghai China 201106
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

1400

Number of nationalities represented in the school

More than 40

Ratio of local students to international students

We only accept international students

Max. number of students per class

Preschool:12-18; Primary School:22-24; Senior School:16-22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, English for all Core Subjects

Language support for students not fluent in English

We provide Intensive Support Programme.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

STEAM and Information Communication Technology Programme

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, we provide multiple distance learning platforms in times of emergency school closure.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Lower Primary: 30 mins daily; Upper Primary: 45 mins daily; Senior: depends on their assignment

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All applicants to Grade 1 and above are required to complete an Admissions Test.
Preschool applicants will be required to go through an Admissions Interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Whole Year Open Registration

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, IBDP

Results in these examinations

2021 IBDP average score: 39.2

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

EAL - The English Language Acquisition Programme (for Primary school students only) provides additional support to students who require extra assistance to learn the English Language.
OLP - The Optimal Learning Programme is designed to meet both beginner learners who require extra support, and advanced learners who require greater extension and stimulation.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

SSIS provide various internal and external platforms for students to enhance their gifted talents. Our Mathematics department engage students who have higher ability in extra-curricular Mathematics training and competitions. This is to stretch and extend our Mathematics achievers who benefit greatly from these additional challenges.
Our OLP (The Optimal Learning Programme) supports advanced learners who require greater extension and stimulation.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:30am

School finish time

3:30pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

SSIS offers Co-Curricular Activities Programme for all of our school students and more than 45 After School Activities, including golf, STEAM, swimming, Model United Nation, orchestra, robotics, SISAC, CISSA and ACAMIS volleyball, basketball, football and track and field.
SSIS also partner with many great vendors to offer Weekend Programmes which allow our students to participate in areas of interest or to try new challenges.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Vegetarian

Sports activities included

Golf, Swimming, Touch rugby, Football, Cross-country running, Table tennis, Floor hockey, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Badminton, Track and Field, and Basketball

Sports facilities at the school

Golf Range, Golf Putting Green, Golf Learning Centre, Indoor Basketball and Volleyball Courts, Outdoor Track and Field, Indoor Swimming Pool, Gymnastics Room, Indoor Gymnasium, Fitness Room, Football Pitch

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

CISSA, ACAMIS and SISAC

Other facilities at the school

Performing Arts Centre, Integrated Learning Centre, Libraries, Science Labs, Dance and Drama Room, Music Room, Outdoor Playground, Indoor Play Studio

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Shanghai Singapore International School has been delivering excellence in education for the past 23 years. It was established in 1996 to provide quality international
education to children of expatriate families in Shanghai. A balanced and unique curriculum is offered to students from 2-18 years of age. The school is accredited and affiliated with the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) and the Council of International Schools (CIS). It offers a mixture of International and Singaporean-based curricula, Chinese culture classes, STELLAR, IGCSE, DP and CP programmes, providing a rigorous and challenging education for all students. SSIS students achieve excellent academic results, which are consistently well above the world average.

Teaching approach of the school

Our philosophy, vision, and mission is to educate students in an environment that will not only equip them with a high level of content skills and information, but also help them to learn the behaviours associated with global citizenry and the concept of being humanitarians and caring individuals.

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