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Cambridge IGCSE Schools And Bilingual Education in Singapore

Singapore is one of the wealthiest nations in the world and boasts one of the highest standards of living anywhere. It is one of the few Asian countries that are part of the First World. What’s remarkable about this achievement is the fact that Singapore is a very small country with an extremely diverse population and hardly any natural resources. 

The credit for its tremendous growth goes to its visionary leadership and its extremely hard-working people. One of the things that contributed to Singapore’s success is the fact that its leaders made sure that its people received an outstanding education, ensuring that they got the opportunity to learn and grow in life. 

This is quite evident, when you look at the kind of schools and colleges the island nation has. Take its international schools that offer the Cambridge IGCSE programme, for example. These are known to provide the best of international pedagogy, as an exposure to the local tenets of discipline and hard work among their students. Besides, many of these schools offer multiple language programmes to accommodate the multilingual background of the students.  Let us look at some leading IGCSE  as well as bilingual education schools in Singapore.

 

Global Indian International School, Singapore

Global Indian International School, Singapore is one of the island nation’s leading international schools providing its students exposure to world class pedagogical practices and a genuinely international ethos and ambiance. The school has two cutting edge campuses and some of the most qualified and educated teachers who play a key role in ensuring that every child obtains the best possible holistic education.

The school which is part of a globally renowned chain of international schools provides its students with every opportunity to excel at both academics and a host of extracurricular activities. The curricula offered by the school not only include Cambridge CLSP and Cambridge IGCSE, but Global Montessori Plus, CBSE, International Baccalaureate Primary Years and International Baccalaureate Diploma programme.  Moreover the school is a bilingual one offering English and Mandarin as core subjects. 

 

Invictus International School, Singapore

Invictus International School, Singapore is one of the top international schools in the region. It boasts state-of-the-art facilities on its cutting edge campus on which it offers a fully holistic Year 1 to Year 13  education. It offers the Cambridge Primary programme to students in years 1 to 6. This is a bilingual programme designed for both native and non native Chinese students. The Cambridge programme continues at the lower and upper secondary levels providing students access to both IGCSE and Cambridge A levels(Sixth Form) The students are also offered Spanish and Chinese as additional languages at the secondary level. 

Invictus International School, Singapore is popular both amongst the locals and expats on account of its fantastic academic track record and the ability of its students to obtain admission to some of the best colleges and universities anywhere.

 

NPS International School, Singapore

Founded in 2008, NPS International School, Singapore is one of the prominent international Schools of the region providing world class holistic education on its two well appointed campuses.  Its teachers are some of the finest anywhere and play a crucial role in the growth and development of its students. Apart from Early Years education provided in preschool, NPS International provides access to leading curricula like CBSE, Cambridge IGCSE and the IB Diploma Programme.

The school has an outstanding track record in academics and a range of extracurricular activities testifying to the essentially holistic kind of education provided by the school. Its students have gone on to obtain admission to the best colleges and universities anywhere. Besides, it boasts some really outstanding alumni.

 

Conclusion

Cambridge IGCSE programme plays a very crucial role in the growth and development of the children and young people of Singapore by providing them with some of the best international education in the world. Many of these schools are bi or multilingual taking into account the diverse background of its students who hail from different ethnic communities within Singapore and from nations across the world. Receiving one’s school in Singapore is indeed a life-transforming experience.

Going forward one can continue to expect the schools of Singapore to play a very important role in providing its children and young people with some of the best education in the world. Singapore’s schools are as good as the best in the West, with the difference being that the former don’t have discipline problems and certainly never experience any kind of violence which is often reported from countries in the latter.

It is hardly surprising that many expats prefer to send their children to school in Singapore rather than back home from where they came from. That is a huge tribute to the excellence of Singapore’s schools.

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