Singapore
International curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

Hillside World Academy

Verified
CurriculumInternational
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
Avg. students per class 20
Max. students per class 24
First year fees: SGD $34,578

Fees / Price

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

Yearly fees: SGD $32,224
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: SGD $2,354
Total first year fees: SGD $34,578
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School Information

Number of students

About 300 students are enrolled in the school.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

More than 25 different nationalities are represented at Hillside World Academy (HWA).

Most common nationality

Chinese followed by British.

Ratio of local students to international students

Low, since in Singapore, we can only accept local students until age 6 and beyond age 16.

Max. number of students per class

Maximum number of students 24.

Average number of students per class

About 20.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Mandarin, French, Korean, Armenian and English teachers are native speakers. However, Hillside World Academy is an international school with both staff and students from a variety of different countries, many of which are not English speaking.

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

The school offers learning support in English and Mandarin.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, Korean, French, and Armenian.

Use of technology in the classroom

Projectors, wifi, power point presentations and laptops are used in the classroom.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

That depends on the type of homework of project, as well as the ability of the students.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

In some classes.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

English and Mathematics and an interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

The school accepts enrollment throughout the academic year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations/assessments available

International Baccalaureate and SATs.

Results in these examinations

In recent years, the Diploma Programme average has been about 34 out of 45, which is higher than the regional and global averages.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

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

N/A

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We have English, Mandarin and Mathematics support.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We don't have a programme specifically for gifted students. All students are supported in the classroom and within school community.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8.00 a.m.

School finish time

14.45 p.m.

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Football, basketball, acrobatics, yoga, mixed martial arts, piano, ballet, swimming etc.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

There are many options in the cafeteria.

Sports activities included

Physical Education.

Sports facilities at the school

Physical Education hall, basketball court, netball, volley ball, badminton, futsal/soccer.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

The school participates in the Athletic Conference of Singapore International Schools.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Hillside World Academy is a small international school that offers individual attention to your child. It is also a truly bilingual school and has one of the best Mandarin programmes in international schools in Singapore.

Teaching approach of the school

Hillside World Academy is an IB certified school, and teaches according to the International Baccalaureate philosophy from K - G12, namely the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP).

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: hannau@hwa.edu.sg
School's webpage: www.hwa.edu.sg
Address: 11 Hillside Drive Singapore 548926