Singapore Indian Schools: ICSE, CBSE Options

Are you looking for information on Indian curriculum schools in Singapore? We round up the international primary and secondary schools that offer the CBSE or ICSE syllabus.
Singapore Indian Schools: ICSE, CBSE Options
By Carli Allan
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DPS International School



Curriculum: ICICSE/UK
Age: Nursery to Grade 12
Number of Students: 1,700
Teacher Student Ratio: 1:19
External Tests/Examinations: ICSE/ISC/IGCSE/A Level
Fees: $10,592 to $13,480
Facilities: Fully equipped IT Lab, science lab, AV room, fine arts centre with musical instruments and art equipment, and a large sports field with cricket, basketball, badminton, tennis, soccer, table-tennis, three Astro-turf cricket pitches and a main central pitch for cricket practice and matches.
Academic Calendar: April to March (Indian); January to December (UK)
Location: Hougang

Built on the reputation of the Delhi Public School – one of the largest chains of private schools in India – DPS has an old but large and well-equipped campus in Hougang with plenty of outdoor space. All students follow the Indian curriculum until Grade 7, when the decision to opt for the ICSE or IGCSE is based on a joint decision by the school and the parents.

DPS is the only international school in Singapore to offer the ICSE curriculum rather than CBSE; this is based on the school’s belief that students with an “exposure to a comprehensive ICSE programme will certainly have an edge over other students”.

As well as offering students the choice of Indian and UK curricula, DPS has a decent choice of after-school activities.

Read our review of DPS here.

Next: NPS International School

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