International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Chatsworth International School

37 Emerald Hill Road Singapore 229313
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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): SGD $29,969
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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 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: SGD $29,969
This school has more than one campus in Singapore:
Chatsworth Orchard Campus: Ages 3 to 18
Chatsworth East Campus: Ages 3 to 11
Chatsworth Kindergarden: Ages 3 to 6

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Ratio of local students to international students

1% local : 99% international

Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

The aim of the ESL Department at Chatsworth is to focus on improving the English skill sets of those students who study within it, whilst always maintaining and celebrating their own cultural diversity. This philosophy is consistent and school wide and helps to maintain a rigorous and relevant pathway that transitions seamlessly between the PYP, MYP and DP programs of study.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Mandarin, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

The Chatsworth Group of schools utilizes an award-winning ePortfolio that has been presented at International conferences, and modeled for other International schools in Singapore and around South East Asia. Similarly, the Kindergarten school recently received an Innovation grant through the MOE for their ePortfolio integration at the Early Years level in a local curriculum.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

On average, no more than thirty minutes to one hour of homework per subject per week should be given. This does not include revision for quizzes and tests. Some homework may consist of more incremental study but should not exceed time allocations.

Uniform required


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Chatsworth provides Learning Support for students at the Primary and Secondary levels.

Learning support offered

Needs are met wherever possible within the classroom for students with assessed learning needs. The Learning Support Coordinator, liaises with teachers, parents, students, and with specialists within the community as appropriate. If needs emerge which are beyond the resources that the school can provide, a more appropriate educational setting will be recommended.

School start time

8:50 or 9:00 depending on the grade level.

School finish time

15:30 or 15:40 depending on the grade level.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Arts, drama, music, photography, book and writing club, guitar, ballet

School provided lunches

Yes. Chatsworth has a full service canteen that offers a variety of breakfast and
lunch options for all dietary needs and preferences.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool, sports field, gymnasium, play areas, sports courts.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Competitive sports are offered under the guidance of ACSIS (Athletic Conference Singapore International Schools), of which Chatsworth is an active member. Through ACSIS, students from Grades 3 through 13 have the opportunity to compete in athletics, basketball, badminton, soccer, cross country running, swimming, football and netball across the three sporting seasons each academic year.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Orchard provides each student with a challenging academic experience, with foundations in traditional education while at the same time ensuring that students are prepared with 21st Century skills for a balanced and successful future as global citizens. At the same time, Chatsworth has developed a strong Student Services department to ensure that the students receive the care and support they need to truly be successful and well-rounded individuals.

Teaching approach of the school

Chatsworth mission is to Inspire, Educate and Enlighten:


Motivate students to meet challenges with confidence and enthusiasm.
Encourage students to become passionate, life-long learners within a diverse and supportive community.

Provide students with a balanced academic, sporting and aesthetic education.
Nurture supportive and constructive student-centred learning in an increasingly inter-connected world.

Foster the development of responsible and caring world citizens.
Empower students to succeed in an ever-changing world.
Engage parents and the wider community in a meaningful and cooperative partnership.