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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 to 12
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Razum International School changed its name to Astor International School in 2022.


Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 12 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: SGD $14,900
to: SGD $14,900
Address: 1 Kay Siang Rd, Singapore 248922
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

We have 55 students at the moment, maximum number of students at Tanglin campus is 150

Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

We are a truly multinational school, there is no nationality that prevails in the school.

Ratio of local students to international students

All our students are international students.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, all teachers are native English speakers

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we offer English as a second language (ESL) support at an additional fee.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian etc. We introduce any foreign language in Astor school that has at least 5 students interested in it.

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

We use tablets to enhance the learning experience and develop new skills for students. For example, to shoot videos, create 3D images or for coding class. Tablets are used to enhance learning, but not to replace the tasks that can be done with hands on materials.

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)

We have established Home-Based Learning (HBL) system that combines pre-recorded lessons and Zoom sessions. Student's work is checked daily and feedback is given by the teacher. Our HBL system allows our students to be independent learners and requires minimum support from parents.
We worked closely with parents to established HBL System that is beneficial for children and comfortable for parents.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Every two weeks, teachers give students homework grids that contain creative tasks for Maths, English and International Primary Curriculum (IPC). Completion of the homework is not compulsory but is to enhance student learning.

Approximate hours of homework given

1 hour a week

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we provide student support with an additional fee.

Learning support offered

Our Inclusion Coordinator conducts individual assessments for special needs students and develops individual plans. Goals of individual support are communicated to parents and school staff that is in contact with the child. Different levels of support are available.

Student access to education psychologist

Our Inclusion Coordinator has a degree in psychology and works with students who need psychology support on case by case basis.

Entry evaluation for students

We conduct an interview with a student to assess social and emotional development and school readiness.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Our interview is aimed to establish the social and emotional development of the child, rather than academic progress.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

15 July

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time

8:30 am

School finish time

The main curriculum finishes at 1.00pm. Students have a choice to stay for Lunch and Extra-Curricular Activities(ECA) from 1.00pm to 3pm. We are the only school in Singapore that allows families to create their own timetable. ECAs are optional, you can sign up your child to attend ECA 5 days a week, or just a couple of days a week, or none at all. It is entirely up to the individual family to decide. We have two fee packages to give parents the choice.

Supervised care before/after school

ECAs are available in the afternoon from 1pm to 3pm.

School bus service available

Yes, we partner with a school bus provider.

School provided lunches

Lunches available to order from our catering partner

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


Uniform required

Yes, we have a simple polo shirt with Astor logo.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Languages, Art, Drama, Robotics, Coding, Chess, Board games, Dance, Yoga, Soccer, Martial arts, Swimming etc.

Sports activities included

Daily morning fitness is a part of the curriculum.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Playground, library, activity room.

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor training area

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Astor is a boutique school offering unique 4 hours program, academically rigorous curriculum, variety of ECAs, small class size (max. 18 students), flexible and individualized education. Curriculum: IPC, Singapore Math and English.

Teaching approach of the school

At Astor the philosophy of teaching and learning is based on the pedagogy of enquiry and the philosophy found in the International Primary Curriculum. Through enquiry-based teaching methods and approaches, students at Astor have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge while becoming lifelong learners with an open-mindedness towards the perspectives of others. We want our students to be internationally minded citizens who leave us with the knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable them to participate actively in an exciting global society and ready for the rigors of higher learning and training.

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