Singapore
International, British curriculum
Ages 2 to 16

Dulwich College Singapore

71 Bukit Batok West Avenue 8, Singapore, 658966
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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 16
First year fees: SGD $48,500

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Number of students

1300

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 40

Most common nationality

British, around 50%

Ratio of local students to international students

N/A

Max. number of students per class

Toddler 16, Nursery 16, Reception 20, Year 1 and above 22

Average number of students per class

22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Assistant Teachers

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

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

Very limited EAL support, if in Nursery and below and not fluent in English this is fine.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Dual language English and Mandarin from Toddler to Year 2, Mandarin as a MFL in Junior school, in Senior School we offer Mandarin, French and Spanish.

Use of technology in the classroom

We are an apple school, so all mac based. Interactive smartboards in the classrooms, students use Ipads and mac books in the classroom when appropriate to the task.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, from junior school upwards.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

In some year groups there are, however as a growing school availability is good.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

From year 3 entry upwards we do CAT test and essay, for Infants we assess one to one in a play based setting. Assessments can be arranged overseas.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline, ongoing.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE in years 9 to 11, intent to offer IB diploma in years 12 and 13, subject to IB approval.

Results in these examinations

IB 37.2 (from our sister school) we do not yet have results.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, but we do celebrate all faiths and religious holidays.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

N/A

School bus service available

Yes, door to door.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, but limited support available to a small number of students.

Learning support offered

N/A

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

WICS (Wisdom, Intelligence, Creativity, Synthesised) all students.

Student access to education psychologist

Not in school, but we do have a college counsellor.

School start time

8:30 am

School finish time

3:25 infants, 3:35 junior/senior

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Multiple, over 100 in sport, arts, languages, extensive offering

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Swimming, rugby, football, netball, hockey, gymnastics, athletics, basketball

Sports facilities at the school

3 swimming pool, triple gymnasium, RFU and FIFA approved rugby and football field, dance studio, tennis courts, double gym, fitness centre

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, within school (houses), inter school in Singapore and Internationally.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are an academically selective International school with British independent school ethos and values.

Teaching approach of the school

Our approach to learning nurtures confidence and intellectual curiosity in our students, preparing them for success in further education and life beyond. We offer a holistic education founded on scholarship and complemented by rewarding co-curricular programmes.

Important notes about this school

The school will open higher grades in the following years. Grade 9 will open in September 2016.

Summary of prices and fees

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

Yearly fees: SGD $40,500
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: SGD $8,000
Total first year fees: SGD $48,500
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

School's webpage: singapore.dulwich.org
School's Fees webpage: singapore.dulwich.org/admissions
Address: 71 Bukit Batok West Avenue 8, Singapore, 658966