ANexus International School Singaporeddress: 201 Ulu Pandan Road, Singapore 596468

Website: www.nexus.edu.sg

Email: enquiry@nexus.edu.sg

Telephone: +65 6536 6566

Gender: Co-educational

Curriculum: British, IB


Background

This school is part of the Taylor Education Group, one of the largest private school groups in Malaysia, which has a reputation as one of the leading educational providers in the country. The school encourages both community involvement and multiculturalism, and offers a truly international educational experience. NISS opened its doors in 2007 with a capacity for 1,200 students. It has modern, state-of-the-art facilities including a cafeteria catering to international tastes, a state-of-the-art auditorium and fully equipped science, computer and multimedia laboratories. The school has an open door policy and encourages parent participation and two-way communication. The excellent co-curricular programmes and field trips throughout the year, as well as the school's international student exchange programme, enhance the atmosphere of mutual cultural respect.


What the school says

“Yesterday we might have talked about creating 'global citizens of tomorrow.' Today we would do well to recognise that our learners are already world citizens.

In a more connected, more social world, where students have more choice and greater access to information, schools have had to become more flexible and adaptive in order to meet the increasingly diverse needs of modern learners.

The shift is toward a more personalised approach to learning.

We strive to create in our school an inviting environment, in which human respect and values are balanced against academic rigour, and where learners are encouraged to realise their potential and to respect their own unique worth as well as that of others.

Nexus International School has a team of highly qualified international educators, delivering well-balanced curricula based on the best standards and practices used around the world.

We are an authorised International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP). We are also a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), and an approved Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Centre.”


Curriculum

NISS is an authorised International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). The framework for the Grade 6, 7, and 8 programme is the Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme (CLSP). The Grade 9 and 10 programme follows the University of Cambridge curriculum leading to the Cambridge IGCSE examinations. Year 12 and 13 learners prepare for the exams at the end of the IB Diploma Programme.


Fees

Fees for the 2017/2018 year range from 21,030 SGD a year for a half-day Nursery programme up to 37,460 SGD a year in Grade 12. The fees are payable before the start of each of the two school semesters in equal instalments. There is also an application fee of 856 SGD, a registration fee of 2,354 SGD and a returning student fee of 3,210 SGD a year.


Location

The school is in central Singapore on Ulu Pandan Road, and is easily accessible from most areas.


From the head teacher

“Our school purpose is to educate the youth of the world to take their productive place as leaders in the global community by offering our pupils a comprehensive education from Nursery to Year 13. We are a caring community where students’ needs are a priority and where traditional Singaporean and modern Western educational values are respected and encouraged to coexist. Nexus offers university preparatory programmes aiming to provide a challenging academic environmemphasisingzing learning, as well as social and personal growth..”  – Dr Stuart Martin, Principal


Further reading

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