Swiss School in Singapore (SSiS) describes itself as a small, intimate school. The campus is nestled in a quiet area providing peace for learning. The school puts immense emphasis on creativity and innovation.
The school boasts of highly qualified teachers who support children and also challenges them to bring out the best in them. The school focuses on values such as social responsibility, open communication, respect for others, honesty and reliability and incorporates this in the day to day life of children.
The Swiss School is a family-oriented organisation with a spaciously designed location that encourages it’s young charges to explore their surroundings and provides ample space for playing and sporting activities. Yet the emphasis on a holistic, solid, bi-lingual foundational primary education programme is still the key.
This academic institution with a bi-lingual education programme is very open about their inclusive culture, embracing pupils and parents regardless of their ethnic background, nationality, or religious affiliation. The school presently features varied nationalities attending, and a range of cultural festivities are celebrated at the school- both those of multicultural Singapore and those celebrated around the world.
Swiss School in Singapore (SSiS) follows the Swiss standard of education and is recognised by Bundesamt für Kultur as a Swiss Government approved school. Classes are conducted in English and German, and being Swiss-based (Switzerland speaks generally Swiss German or French) there is also an option for the course to be in French and German. This internationally-recognised syllabus allows students to seek entry into any school in a German speaking country.
This school also prepares its students for a smooth transition into the United World College of Southeast Asia where students can obtain an International Baccalaureate Diploma.
The SSiS incorporates innumerable activities to keep the children motivated. Some of these activities involve parents as well to impart strong family values in children. Students can also pursue a number of extra-curricular activities such as football, taekwondo, zumba, photography, ballet, French language course, tennis, theatre and others for their holistic development.
The broad extra curricular events calendar enhances the experiences of not only the children, but also the parents, staff, and teaching faculty that all get actively involved, owing to the closeness and intimacy of this school system and atmosphere. Thus the students’ schooling lives are enriched by any number of activities and events, forming an essential part of their upbringing and holistic character development.
The Lunch Service provides physical nourishment, while the library offers mental nourishment for those hungry for knowledge. The Swiss School in Singapore considers sports and play time as vital cogs of a child’s growth curve, as academic and scholastic developments.