Guide To New Schools Opening In Singapore

Kindergartens, Primary, And Secondary School Openings

Hot off the press! Singapore has a slew of new schools opening, expanding, and relocating over the next few months. From Kindergartens to Primary and Secondary Schools and beyond – this handy guide will keep you updated on the latest additions with the education scene in Singapore.

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More School News in Singapore In 2020

School Open Days (Mostly Virtual 2020)

  • THE PERSE SCHOOL - PRIMARY: Cambridge International Primary Curriculum And Perse Prep Curriculum

    With a new campus in Bukit Timah, The Perse School is a welcome addition to the school scene in Singapore offering their Cambridge International Primary Curriculum combined with the Perse Prep Curriculum for Primary school students (ages 6-11). This curriculum also incorporates Singapore Maths and Mandarin as a second language as well as their 1 to 1 iPad program. This school is getting a lot of attention for its affordable tuition fees, excellent location, and world-class education. They are accepting applications now!

    Date Of School Opening: Open Now, Applications for September 2020 ongoing

    Annual Tuition Fees: SG$$25,000

    Curriculum:  Cambridge International Primary Curriculum combined with the Perse Prep curriculum

    Applications: Currently accepting applications for August 2020 intake with 50% fee waiver.

    Perse School, 191 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 588180, +65 6971 8210, welcome@perse.com.sg, www.perse.com.sg

  • NORTH LONDON COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (SINGAPORE) - THROUGH SCHOOL: IB Continuum School delivering UK and UB qualifications

    This prestigious British school will arrive in Singapore in August 2020 as a through school aiming to offer one of the most academically rigorous educations in Singapore. With long-term success in UK, Jeju and Dubai, the new campus will offer an IB continuum school delivering UK (IGCSE) and IB (IBDP) qualifications. The Singapore campus will be located along Depot Road (Bukit Mirah) and offer Pre Kindergarten to Grade 10 at opening with plans to roll out Years 11-13 by 2021. Campus highlights include a Kindergarten block with a dedicated library, art room, music room and multipurpose hall including separate drop-off for pupils. Older students will find world-class science and technology facilities, a 6-lane 50m swimming pool, a dedicated Sixth Form centre with excellent facilities, and a large roof gardens.  Click here for more campus highlights. Click here to visit them at their virtual coffee mornings.

    Date Of School Opening: August 2020

    Annual Tuition Fees: Up to SG$45,885

     Curriculum: IB Continuum School delivering UK and UB qualifications

    Applications:  Currently accepting for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 10 for entry in the 2020/21 academic year. 

    Open Days (Virtual): Click here

    North London Collegiate School (Singapore), 130 Depot Road, Singapore 109708, +6569551430, enquiries@nlcssingapore.sg, www.nlcssingapore.sg

  • BRIGHTON COLLEGE SINGAPORE - NURSERY AND PRIMARY: UK Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS) and the UK National Curriculum

    Owed by Cognita (the group also owning AIS, and Stamford American School), Brighton College offers UK’s Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS) and the UK National Curriculum for kids ages 18 months - 11 years old in Singapore. Having opened in Bangkok and UAE with great success, Brighton College will be opening a nursery and Primary School next to the massive AIS campus.  What does this mean?  They will have access to the incredible shared AIS facilities, the early learning village, and so much more.  Brighton College is putting a big focus on their Mandarin program.  They offer a dual-language Mandarin program from pre-nursery through to Year 1 and From Year 1 upwards, daily Mandarin classes.

    Date Of School Opening: August 2020 (pre-nursery (18 months) through to Year 4 in August 2020)

    Annual Tuition Fees: Fees starting at SG$$34,050

    Curriculum:  UK Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS) and the UK National Curriculum

    Applications: Book a virtual tour

    Brighton College Singapore, 1 Chuan Lane, Singapore 554299, +65 65059790, enquiries@brightoncollege.sg,


    One World International School (a through school) has been in Singapore operating their IB-focused Jurong campus for years.  Their new school in Mountbatten is focused on pre-schoolers ages 3-6 - hoorah for the East Coast!  Officially opened in January 2020, the pre-school is now offering virtual tours and ongoing applications.  The campus offers indoor and outdoor facilities with full-day programs available for the young learners.

    Date Of School Opening: Open now

    Curriculum:  UK National Curriculum (play-based)

    Applications: Book a virtual tour

    One World International School (Mountbatten) Preschool, Block G, 231 Mountbatten Rd, Singapore 397999, +65 6914 6700, https://www.owis.org/east-coast-campus


    Nexus International School is not a new school in Singapore but they are now at a brand new stunning campus in Geylang.  This school is known for its small class ratios, personalized learning, and diversity.  The new vertical campus allows them to increase their student body!  Nexus follows the International Baccalaureate’s PYP for Primary Years. English National Curriculum that works towards IGCSEs for years 7-9; and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) for Senior students.  French and Mandarin daily classes are available making it a great option for language learning as well. Other key features of the new campus are the cool maker space, impressive swimming pool (and program!), drama black boxes, jam and music rooms, vertical gardens and play spaces, and lots of unique art options including pottery.  It is a campus worth a visit - go, go, go.

    Date Of School Opening: Open now

    Annual Tuition Fees: SG$$21,666 in nursery up to SG$38,584 in Year 12 + capital levy.  Sibling discounts available.

    Curriculum:  Nexus follows the International Baccalaureate’s PYP for Primary Years. English National Curriculum that works towards IGCSEs for years 7-9; and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) for Senior students.

    Applications: Click here for ongoing applications

    Nexus International School, 1 Aljunied Walk, Singapore 387293, +6565366566, https://www.nexus.edu.sg/


    EtonHouse continues to expand in Singapore!  One of only 2 schools in Sentosa, EtonHouse Sentosa is adding Years 4-6 to their campus in August 2020.  The top-notch facilities include a large indoor play area and dedicated ateliers for light exploration, visual arts, and storytelling.  Innovation, creativity, and personalized learning - it's all here.

    Date Of School Expansion: Now through Grade 6

    Curriculum:  Reggio Emilia influenced bilingual program for children aged 18 months to six years, and then the IB PYP (Primary Years Programme) curriculum

    Applications: Click here for an online consultation 

    EtonHouse International School Sentosa, 33 Allanbrooke Road, Sentosa,  S099981 (5 mins from Sentosa Cove and Harbourfront), sentosa@etonhouse.edu.sg,

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