It may be all virtual thanks to the circuit breaker, but there's still lots happening on the international schools circuit this month!
In the words of N*Sync, it’s gonna be May. That means we’re one month away from being able to step out of our houses and let the kids play outside (hopefully, fingers crossed!). In the meantime, stay home and bake your own bread, throw the best quarantine birthday party ever, shop online for new threads or find out what the international schools are up to this month. That’s right – schools might be closed but there are virtual afternoon tea sessions, online open houses and heaps more. Interested? Continue reading…
1. EtonHouse: Waived registration fees and more
Looking to send your kids to EtonHouse International School and Pre-School? This May, EtonHouse will be waiving its registration fees, meaning you’ll be able to save up to $2000 when you enrol your little one. And though its schools are currently closed, you can still join EtonHouse at its online consultations and virtual tours to learn more about its curriculum and programs available.
Psst, EtonHouse Orchard and EtonHouse Broadrick are offering a full waiver of enrolment fees! Contact the schools directly to find out more. And, check out these other EtonHouse schools for a registration fee waiver: EtonHouse Robertson Walk, EtonHouse Claymore, EtonHouse Vanda at Bukit Timah.
2. Brighton College (Singapore): Online personal tours
Learn more about one of the newest international schools in town – Brighton College (Singapore) – by meeting with its headmaster, Paul Wilson, and its admission team. You’ll get an overview of the school and a virtual walk-through of some of its facilities. If you want to book an appointment for a personal tour, contact Brighton College via email, or call them at +65 6505 9790.
Psst, headmaster Paul Wilson, Brighton College’s academic leadership team and admission team will also be holding a virtual afternoon tea on 8 May at 3pm where you’ll get the opportunity to ask questions, too. Register here!
3. OWIS: Virtual open house
While nothing can replace exploring a school’s campus in person and watching students in action, you can now find out more about OWIS by meeting its admissions counsellor online through a virtual open house. You’ll get to go on a virtual tour of the campus and learn about the school’s values and approaches to learning. Don’t forget to attend the live Q&A session after the tour, too.
OWIS has two virtual open houses each week: Tuesdays at 2pm for early childhood and primary students, and Thursdays at 10am for secondary students. Register here!
4. CIS: Virtual coffee chats
Parents: great news for you if you’ve ever thought of sending your kiddos to Canadian International School (CIS). Join its principals’ virtual coffee chats! You’ll get to learn more about academic and non-academic life at CIS from its principals, and have the opportunity to ask its kindergarten, primary and secondary school leadership and admissions team all your burning questions. Register here.
5. The Grange Institution: Virtual open house
If you’ve ever wanted to find out more about The Grange Institution and what sets it apart, join its e-Open House on Saturday, 23 May at 10am! Learn more about its future-focused curriculum and unique Cre8tors-in-Action educational philosophy and what to look out for when choosing a school for your child here in Singapore from The Grange Institution’s Director of Schools, Ronald Stones OBE and Principal, Eugene Low. Register here.
Want to know what other parents think of these schools?
Are you currently deciding on which school to send your kiddos to? We know, it’s a tough decision to make when there are so many factors at play. If only we could read a review instead… well, you’ve landed in the right place! Here at HoneyKids, you can read up on every school and get a first-hand account of what parents think. We’re sure it’ll help you decide on the right school for your little ones. Check out all our parent testimonials here!
If you prefer to watch a video…
Want to learn more about a school in a fun, interesting way? We’ve got just the solution for you: videos! Check out all these cool schools by watching one of our videos!
Lastly, if you want to weigh up your options…
Narrowed down your choices to a couple of international schools and want to compare them based on curriculum, after-school activities and other factors? We’ve got a tool for that – compare your favourite ones here (and get a free downloadable copy to bring with you when you’re going to an open house, too!).