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Singapore
French curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumFrench
Languages of instructionEnglish and French
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and French
Native English and French teachers
Extra languages (other than English and French)
Class sizes Average 23 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: SGD $10,580
to: SGD $27,180
Address: 3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 Singapore 569928

The school offers French or International section.
See the detailed tuition fees here: https://www.ifs.edu.sg/admissions/fees/
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Number of students

2900

Number of nationalities represented in the school

67

Most common nationality

French

Ratio of local students to international students

59% French, 41% International

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

23

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and French speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and French

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Mandarin, Spanish

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)

IFS offered non-stop schooling during the Covid-19 lockdown and is fully equipped/trained to provide the best home-based learning experience to students

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

Uniform until Grade 5. From Grade 6 to 12, the uniform is only for sport and special events.

Waiting list

Not at the moment

Entry evaluation for students

From 6 years old, (entry into CP – Grade 1), students coming from another school system or an out-of-agreement private French school must undergo an assessment upon their arrival. This is to ensure that the student will not struggle in their age group.
If the student comes from a French private educational system, the family has to provide an attendance certificate from the school, indicating that the school is "under a contract of association with the state".
We welcome non-French speaking children up to 12 years old. From 6 years old, students who don’t master the French language must undergo an assessment to validate their application. For more information, please contact us at: welcome@ifs.edu.sg

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

For the January intake, registration runs from September to December (subject to availability). For the September intake, registration runs from January to August (subject to availability).

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

All our graduates are admitted to the best universities

External examinations or assessments available

GCSE, O Levels, A Levels, French High School Certificate

Results in these examinations

100% success-rate at the French Baccalaureat

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

School start time

Kindergarten: 8:35 am
Primary: 8:35 am
Secondary: 7:50 am

School finish time

Kindergarten: 3:25 pm (Friday at 12:00 pm)
Primary: 3:25 pm (Friday at 12:00 pm)
Secondary: 4:10 pm or 5:05 pm depending on the grade level

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The International French School (Singapore) encourages the self-fulfillment of its students through a broad range of extra curricular activities such as sports, technology and culture.

School provided lunches

Yes. But parents can opt for a lunch-box.

Sports activities included

Physical education.

Sports facilities at the school

Football field, swimming pool, playground, gymnasium with climbing wall.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The International French School (Singapore) is a dynamic, multilingual school with passionate teachers and a multicultural environment.

Teaching approach of the school

For over 50 years IFS has been preparing young minds for the challenges they face ahead. The success of the child in all his/her academic, social and personal development is at the centre of IFS teaching philosophy.
Through the multilingual French curriculum, IFS seeks to inspire its students to enjoy learning by doing, building self-confident, motivated individuals adaptable in an ever-changing globalized world.

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