Singapore
International, British curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Dover Court International School

301 Dover Road, Singapore, 139644
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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
First year fees: SGD $31,900

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Number of students

900

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 60 nationalities

Most common nationality

British

Max. number of students per class

22

Average number of students per class

19

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

The school is able to offer additional English learning support to students for whom English is not their first language. Students who study as part of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program are taught in small groups, using a modified version of the curriculum. As their skills progress, your child will gradually be integrated into mainstream lessons.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Mandarin, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

The excellent modern 
facilities on the campus offer first class environments to stimulate your child's learning. All classrooms have interactive whiteboards and the school boasts the only School Radio Station. We also have a TV Studio, Radio Station, Robotics Lab and have brought 21st century learning to school through IPADS and touch screen computers.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes. Homework is set so that your child will learn the importance of self-discipline and time management. Homework also helps to consolidate the knowledge and skills learned in class and allows teaching staff to assess how well students are progressing.

Approximate hours of homework given

The amount and nature of homework depends on the age of the child. Homework will vary depending on the child's year group. Homework might be project based or it might be one off pieces of work such as essays.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The school's offer for assisted learning is designed to benefit every child in school regardless of whether they require assisted learning or not. Students who require special needs learning are integrated as much as possible into the mainstream school. Department of Supportive Education offers a comprehensive programme for children with special needs. It provides an environment in which pupils of all abilities are able to flourish to a degree that might not be possible elsewhere.

Learning support offered

Dover Court is fully equipped and staffed to look after children with conditions ranging from Down's syndrome, autism and dyslexia to basic under-achieving. Staff include psychologists, speech therapists, physical therapists and teachers with qualifications in special needs and assisted learning.

School start time

8:00

School finish time

15:00

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Dover Court International School offers a wide range of extra curricular activities for students throughout the school year. Some of them are: swimming, tennis, cricket, golf, basketball, choir, dance, drama, painting, French, chess, computer animation, art club, design technology and many more.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

As well as encouraging students to participate in after school activities, the curriculum includes compulsory physical education for all children. Some of the sports that are included are: football, badminton, basketball, running, tennis, gymnastics, dance etc.

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming pool complex, six-lane running track, full-size soccer pitch, basketball courts, extensive playing fields, indoor multi-purpose hall.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Dover Court students compete with other Singapore schools in a variety of competitions. In recent years the teams have competed successfully in inter-school tournaments.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Dover Court International School in Singapore is the only school that delivers the highest quality learning combined with unique global opportunities for its staff and students

Teaching approach of the school

Dover's unique approach to teaching embraces a range of learning styles and blends personal and collaborative learning to offer an individual experience that ensures success for every child:
- Highest Quality Learning
- An International Education: Dover is a truly international school, with an international mindset applied to everything the school does.
- Success for Every Child: in Dover, your child will be treated as an individual. This approach ensures success for every child.
- Small Class Sizes: Dover's small class sizes enable the school to ensure that your child receives excellent personalised attention.
- Homework: the education doesn't stop in the classroom, but continues at home in various forms.
Sport and Physical Education: with excellent outdoor facilities for sport, including the swimming pool, Dover will ensure that your child stays active.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in SGD

Yearly fees: SGD $29,100
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: SGD $2,800
Total first year fees: SGD $31,900
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Address: 301 Dover Road, Singapore, 139644

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