Singapore International School, Mumbai is an IB World, co-educational school offering IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) and IBDP (International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) for Indian as well as international students. The school is located in Dahisar on a 10 acre campus equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure. The sprawling 10 acre campus provides a congenial atmosphere for studies and co-curricular activities. It is situated on the National Highway 8, twenty five minutes drive from the airport.
The faculty comprises experienced teachers with excellent track record across the world. SIS encourages students to experiment in a variety of activities that facilitate all-round development and a healthy and open attitude. The focus is on grooming the students as responsible global citizens, while retaining the Indian ethos. SIS has unique day boarding and weekly boarding facilities for students.
Singapore International School offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure, providing every day scholar with a safe, conducive and nurturing environment to thrive within. The on-site professional counselor and special needs educator offer weekly on – going pastoral care by way of advising students on how to better manage time, stress and overcome learning difficulties. Within the classroom, cooperative learning strategies are employed – teaching staff strive to translate education policies into practical and effective programmes to meet the learning needs of all students across abilities.
The school also has computer laboratories, IT resource room, state-of-the-art multi resource library, well-equipped science laboratories and air-conditioned auditorium. Multi-sports complex, club houses, in-house medical facilities and dining hall are also in place.
The school curriculum, which has been modeled on the lines of the systematic, scientific and practical Singapore Education System, with affiliation to IGCSE and IBO, is at par with the best of international schools.
The students are exposed to the following methods and strategies at different stages of their development:
Experiential learning techniques
Abacus method of learning mathematics
Health & fitness programme
Edward deBono's lateral thinking
The school also has a finishing program which includes personal grooming, personality development and leadership skills among other things ; students are trained in English diction with emphasis on building vocabulary and refining accent, social etiquette, table manners, ballroom dancing, art of dressing, sitting, greeting and making conversations along with public speaking, time management and anger management.
The school focuses on holistic development of each student and offers a variety of co-curricular activities including art and craft, sports and games, music and dance among other things.
The students' calendar year is dotted by a variety of practical activities like cultural programs, frequent field trips including adventure camps and outstations tours, national and international festivals and so on. Last but not the least; emphasis is also laid on Indian culture and its rich heritage.
A comprehensive co – curricular activity (CCA) program is conducted during school hours – co curricular staff is all accomplished sportsmen and women in their fields including football, cricket, rugby, hockey, basketball, chess and athletics amongst many others.
The admission application package can be procured via an enquiry form, following which the school’s admission desk arranges an appointment with the student for a one to one counseling session and a school tour. After this, the completed application form needs to be submitted along with all the required documents. For admission to grade 3 and above, an entrance test is conducted, following which the candidate may or may not be called for a personal interaction session. On receiving the letter of invitation to join the school, parents need to pay the required enrollment fee, upon receipt of which, the admission process is deemed to have completed.
The focus is on grooming the students as responsible global citizens, while retaining the Indian ethos. SIS has unique day boarding and weekly boarding facilities for students.
Singapore International School’s boarding facility ensures holistic development of students from grade 3 to grade 12, grooming them for life’s challenges ahead. The school’s unique weekly boarding facility ensures a positive attitude to learning that prepares students for university education abroad or in India.
Students are supervised by a houseparent who is responsible for the welfare of each student under his or her care. The SIS boarding facility enables students to develop and fine tune their sense of self discipline so they become responsible, interested and interesting young people. But beyond the discipline is the belief and the vision that each child is trained to be responsible for his own space, belongings and sensitivities, and to continually sharpen his senses and sympathies for the people around him. SIS inculcates in its boarders independence and self worth so they are equipped with the necessary life skills to take full responsibility for their efforts and achievements.