Best International Schools In Singapore, & Why

Are you looking for a place at an international primary or secondary school in Singapore for 2023 or beyond? WhichSchoolAdvisor rounds up the best schools for expats.
Best International Schools In Singapore, & Why
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GIIS SMART Campus



Type: All-through
Curriculum: Global Montessori Plus (GMP) at nursery levels; CBSE from Grades 1-7; IGCSEs or CBSE from Grades 8-10; and CBSE or the IBDP from Grades 11-12.
Student body: 3,500
Tuition fees (Year 1-13): $9,576-13,779
Key facilities: Virtual classrooms, digital classrooms equipped with iPads and SMART boards, Global Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, smart restrooms
Latest exam results: In 2022, the average IB score was 38.6; IGCSE, 74% scoring A*-A (2020)
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Location: North East, Punggol

The not-for-profit Global Schools Foundation (GSF) opened this large school in August 2018; it is one of the first buildings in the government's Punggol Digital District. With capacity for up to 5,000 students this “school of the future” offers a virtual approach to learning and a strong focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, robotics and artificial intelligence, and design technology. It is certainly one of Singapore’s "most digitally-advanced" schools.

GIIS SMART Campus is the top-performing CBSE school in Singapore, low tuition fees, and dual pathways that follow the CBSE or IGCSEs and the IBDP.  The school also offers a English-Mandarin bilingual programme in Grades 1-5, which offers equal exposure to English and Mandarin as part of the curriculum and is closely aligned to the IB PYP.

There are virtual classrooms where students can ‘attend’ lectures held globally, digital classrooms equipped with iPads and SMART boards, and tools such as Augmented Reality (AR). State of the art technology  runs throughout the school, from cashless payment to a facial recognition ID system; there’s even talk of robots on campus in the future.

It had the opportunity to put its technology-driven campus to the test during the recent campus closures in Singapore, made due to the Covid-19 pandemic. During the closures, SMART continued to deliver all lessons according to the timetable via live teaching sessions.

The digitally-savvy GIIS SMART Campus is a high-achieving school with more affordable fees and a growing bilingual programme.

Click here to read the review of GIIS SMART Campus.

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