Stamford American International School (SAIS) is well-known for its vibrancy and diversity. With over 70 nationalities represented on campus, students leave this school enriched and culturally aware, and Stamford American upholds its status as a truly international school.
Through a comprehensive dual curriculum and a choice of multiple graduate pathways, Stamford American is a launch-pad for aspiring young minds. Here, your child will experience one of the best tailored academic experiences from age 18-months to 18-years.
Here are some top highlights of how Stamford American International School in Singapore develops your child not just from an academic perspective, but holistically as well.
An opportunity for all
No matter where their passions lie, there’s something for every child at Stamford American. It’s a school that inspires every student to create their unique future, seeking the most rewarding graduation path; the one that suits them personally and aligns with their university plans.
Catering to various learning requirements, Stamford American’s dedicated team go above and beyond to ensure no student is left behind. As a caring, supportive and inclusive academic environment, Stamford American is intent on helping each student succeed in their ambition with a personalized approach.
Diverse community – welcoming over 70 nationalities
Maintaining Stamford American’s reputation as a multicultural, global community, the school’s international culture is supported by the World Language Program, offering three of the most spoken languages on the globe: Mandarin, Spanish and English.
Striving to develop outstanding communication in these languages, Stamford American offers daily Mandarin or Spanish from 18-months, Mandarin or English Bilingual from age three, or the English as an Additional Language (EAL) Program from age five to 15-years.
In addition, the school offers the unique Mother Tongue Program, a parent-led initiative delivered after school. This program aims to keep the roots of more than 12 mother tongues firmly in Singapore.
An extensive range of cultural events are celebrated at the school, including the PTA organized International Fiesta, Chinese New Year, Deepavali and Christmas, broadening student understanding and perspectives.
Dual curriculum – International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) courses
As the only school in Singapore to offer the best of both worlds through the IB and AP programs, Stamford American students enjoy a wealth of rewarding graduate and career prospects. Exclusively at Stamford American, each student graduates with a US High School Diploma alongside the chance to pursue the IB or AP Diploma.
In addition to over 40 IB courses, AP courses are one-year while university-level courses are designed for students who are both willing and academically-prepared to accept the challenge of demanding, rigorous academics. They allow students to experience the trials of college-level studies while still living and learning in a supportive high school environment.
These programs are facilitated by the US-based College Board, and Stamford offers over 15 subject choices to students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 towards university credit.
Stamford American is dedicated to developing and inspiring your child, not just from an academic perspective, but also socially, intellectually and physically.
Here are some well-rounded programs that drive holistic development:
Blending high-quality teaching with world-class facilities, the Athletics Program commits to sport for all, providing equal sporting opportunities tailored to each student. This initiative strives to help young and aspiring athletes reach their full potential through healthy sportsmanship and competition.
With over 350 after-school activities (CCA) and 96 competitive sports teams, the Athletics Program supports the core values of growth, community, integrity and care, simultaneously fostering the development of character, lifetime wellness skills, teamwork, a sense of fairness and respect.
Exploring the academic curriculum within fascinating and often challenging environments beyond the classroom, the Academic Field Studies Program embodies a wholesome, progressive experience.
Commencing from Grade 3 and concluding at graduation, this program promotes efficacy, self-belief, leadership and sound communication – qualities that are key to lifetime success.
This school seamlessly combines passion with world-class facilities to nurture the best out of any aspiring actor or director. Participation in drama classes and theater performances equip students with 21st century learning skills that are necessary for all students to be successful in the future; creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration.
Stamford American holds six full-scale productions each year, all of which are enjoyed by the entire Stamford community. Equipped with professional sound and lighting equipment, Stamford American’s 500-seat theater is cutting-edge, complete with a 60qm LED screen that brings their performances to life.
Centrally located – easily accessible by train and bus
Stamford American has two centrally located campuses and one of the few schools that’s easily accessible by both train and bus.
The Early Learning Village, which caters for students age two-months to six-years, is located at Chuan Lane and is just 2.6km away from the Woodleigh Main Campus, dedicated to students age seven to 18-years. Both campuses feature expansive teaching and learning facilities with sensorial opportunities at every turn alongside caring, passionate educators.
Stamford American International School welcomes new families all year round. Its next intake takes place in January 2019. Have a chat with the friendly Admissions Team and book your personal tour today!
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