The first step is the registration for admission by submitting the completed admission form and other documents (click here for admission form). Written tests, to determine the individual skills a student has acquired before joining NPS International School, will be followed by an interaction session among the Head of School/Resident Director, the parents and the child. This will be scheduled after test papers are marked. Admission maybe granted based on the entrance test performance and the interaction. The admission is guaranteed only after fee remittance. There are no tests for Nursery (Pre-Kindergarten), Montessori and Kindergarten, but there is an interaction session. Admission is subject to vacancy.
Grades I to V - Maths and English: English includes comprehension and free writing. Maths includes age appropriate questions for each grade. Grade VI and above - Maths, English and Logical reasoning papers: The questions would be age appropriate for each grade. The duration of the test would vary from 45 minutes to 90 minutes depending on the Grade. Grade IX candidates will be tested on English, Maths and Sciences. Grade XI and IB candidates will be tested on relevant subjects.
An integrated global curriculum is offered from Grades I - VIII and is based on the requirements of both Indian and International education systems. Students from Grade I to Grade VIII acquire skill sets and knowledge that prepare them for entry into either the International IGCSE (International Cambridge Certification) or the CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) of Grade X CBSE. The curriculum encompasses core subjects, i.e. English, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies and Languages in addition to subjects like Computer Science, Art and Design, Music (Western and Indian), Dance, Drama and Physical Education.
The preferred age by 30th June for the following levels are: Montessori M1 or Nursery - 3 years Montessori M2 or Kindergarten I - 4 years Montessori M3 or Kindergarten II - 5 years Grades I - VI (same basis for subsequent grades)
Please see the fee structure table. Fees are payable on 3 four-month term basis. The fees are due on 24th March, 24th July and 23rd November. The transport fee is also payable at the same time as the term fees directly to the transport company. On the Application Fee, a one-time non-refundable Application Fee (two months' tuition fee + GST) is payable at the time of admission of each child.
International and CBSE textbooks for some subjects and special course materials developed in-house for others are followed. A curriculum document for every subject is presented to the students/parents at the beginning of the year. Specially prepared study materials and worksheets are provided to the students for concept attainment, concept reinforcement and enrichment.
Starting from Grade II, students travel within and outside Singapore for up to seven days in a year and are involved in Programmes covering service, adventure, cultural awareness, sporting and team building activities. Students of each grade travel to a different destination with a different palette of activities. These trips are covered by additional payments to be made depending upon the trip.
The option for reciprocal admission is available at NPS, NAFL and TISB schools, subject to vacancy. That is, if the student moves to India after a minimum of five years at NPSI. The student would be expected to perform well in the entrance test conducted in India.
Mid-June to mid-July is the summer break. There is also a 3-week winter vacation in December - January. There is a midterm break in September/October for a week as well as a short break in April before the new academic year starts.
The School has arranged with Bedok Transport Pte Ltd for transport of students to and from school. For new students joining our school, the bus services will be offered within two to three weeks of the start of school. Payment for transport should be made directly to the contractor at rates communicated by the transport contractor.