So much to do, and so much to see this holiday break from the international schools in Singapore!
Hallelujah, it’s finally December! Santa’s coming, but there are still plenty of activities and events to check out with the munchkins. Take a break from the Christmas wrapping and bring the kids along to one of these events at these Singapore international schools – it’ll be a blast!
CIS Chinese Wonderland
Get the kids interested in the Chinese culture, traditions and language! Pop down to CIS’ Chinese Wonderland on 3 December for a day of themed activities, including Chinese tea tasting, a calligraphy workshop, Beijing opera mask painting, a dumpling demonstration and more. Be sure to also catch CIS’ senior kindergarten Chinese-English bilingual programme students as they put on a musical performance, too! Want to find out more about the Chinese language and culture programme at CIS? Speak to K-12 principal Huali Xiong for more information about picking the right Chinese programme for your little one.
When: 3 December, 9am–11am
Where: Canadian International School, 7 Jurong West Street 41, Singapore 649414, p. 6467 1732
OWIS Open House
Are you looking for a school for your little ones? You’ll be glad to know that One World International School (OWIS) has a new campus at Mountbatten! Head to its open house on Saturdays at 10am to take a stroll around, and find out more about its widely acclaimed programme from teachers and scheduled speakers like its Head of School Michelle Dickinson and Early Childhood Senior Coordinator Luna Deller.
When: Saturdays, 10am
Where: OWIS, Mountbatten Campus, Block G, 231 Mountbatten Rd, Singapore 397999
Christmas-themed open house and media literacy night at ICS
Pop by International Community School (ICS) Singapore for its Christmas-themed open house and media literacy night! Bond with the fam with its activities and events like reader’s theatre, STEAM games, Christmas storytime and more. And, be sure to check out the school’s campus and shop for great presents at the school’s Christmas fair! Psst, you’ll want to reserve your seat for this: email firstname.lastname@example.org to do so.
When: 5 December, 5.30pm–7.30pm
Where: International Community School (Singapore), Library Media Centre, 27A Jubilee Road, Singapore 128575
2019 Inspired: Singapore International Schools Art Exhibition
Affordable Art Fair might be over, but you can still witness some great art in the making from young artists across 16 international schools in Singapore at this exhibition! Engage and celebrate in the achievements of these students as they present their best work, reflecting their skill and dedication required to succeed in their respective art courses. Plus, what a better way to showcase these budding artists’ work than at the Australian High Commission – maybe it’ll inspire your kids, too.
When: 7 November–January 10, 2020; 10am–4pm, daily
Where: Australian High Commission, 25 Napier Rd, Singapore 258507
ISS Christmas Fair and Market 2019
ISS International School’s annual Christmas fair and market is back for another year! There’ll be more than 30 vendors who will be selling handmade crafts, home decor, eco-friendly lifestyle products, sweet treats and other goodies, too. Not only that, but there’ll be games, handicraft activity booths, bouncy castles and more for the tykes to enjoy while you shop the day away!
When: 7 December, 11am–3pm
Where: ISS International School, 25 Paterson Rd, Singapore 238510
SAIS’ Winter Wonderland
Have a holly jolly time at Stamford American International School’s (SAIS) Winter Wonderland! The school’s parent-teacher association (PTA) have planned another winter wonderland festival that’ll be a treat for all – young or old. Don’t miss out on the games, activities, performances, arts and crafts, cookie decorating, boutique market and much, much more. Plus, you’ll want to get in line to snap a family picture with Santa, too! Be sure to also catch the Christmas tree light-up as well at this annual event.
When: 7 December, 4pm–8pm
Where: Stamford American International School, 1 Woodleigh Ln, Singapore 357684
EtonHouse Holiday Camps
Thinking of signing the kids up for a holiday camp this year? EtonHouse’s enrichment arm, E-Reach has not one, but two holiday camps this year! The kiddos can either go on a jungle adventure and unearth dinosaur mysteries before venturing outdoors to Gallop Kranji Farm Resort, or explore the underwater world where they’ll get to learn about sea creatures and go on a field trip to the S.E.A. Aquarium… they’ll have a blast! If only we could sign up for it, too!
When: 16–20 December, 9am–12noon
Where: EtonHouse Orchard, 10 Tanglin Rd, #01-01, Singapore 247908 (Jungle Adventure), EtonHouse Thomson, 8 Thomson Ln, Singapore 297743 (Underwater World)
Hey parents, if you’re looking to boost your kids’ language skills, make sure you pop round to Repton Schoolhouse this holiday break! This new school has a bilingual programme where your kids can develop their language skills in English and Chinese. And, there are fun activities to help the kiddos build confidence and develop communication skills, too.
When: Now till 13 December 2019
Where: Repton Schoolhouse Bukit Timah, 70 Bukit Tinggi Road, Singapore 289798