Mode & Duration
12 Months of full-time study

Mondays – Fridays:
08.30 – 15.30 hrs

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Primary Years Programme (PYP) (YEAR 1-5)

Course Objectives

To nurture and develop young students as caring, active participants in a lifelong journey of learning. Through its inquiry-led, transdisciplinary framework, the programme challenges students to think for themselves and take responsibility for their learning as they explore local and global issues and opportunities in real-life contexts.

Ascensia International School is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary YearsProgramme and Diploma Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.
IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**l.

Course Code PYP-Y(1-5)-12
Course Content (Subjects) Subjects: 
Social Studies
Personal, Social and Physical Education (PSPE) 

*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit
**Mission Statement from the IB
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
*** There are no lessons on all school and public holidays scheduled by the government of Singapore.
****Class will commence only if the minimum number of students required is met.

Duration and Contact Hours

The course will be offered over a period of one year (52 weeks), inclusive of school holidays and public holidays.

Face-to-face teaching will be conducted on 5 days a week for 38 weeks, with contact hours 6 hours a day.

Teaching methods are varied including:

  • Interactive Tutorial (including use of IT)
  • Group work
  • Group discussion
Minimum Age:
  • Year 1: 6 – 8 years old
  • Year 2: 7 – 9 years old
  • Year 3: 8 – 10 years old
  • Year 4: 9 – 11 years old
  • Year 5: 10 – 12 years old
Academic Level :
  • Year 1: Completed Kindergarten or equivalent level
  • Year 2: Completed IB PYP Year 1 or equivalent level
  • Year 3: Completed IB PYP Year 2 or equivalent level
  • Year 4: Completed IB PYP Year 3 or equivalent level
  • Year 5: Completed IB PYP Year 4 or equivalent level
  • Student must attain a minimum of 90% attendance to complete the course.
  • A certificate will be awarded upon course completion
Fee Breakdown Course Code: IB-PYP-Y(1-5)-12
Course Fee S$ 20,000.00
Student Development Fee S$ 5,000.00
7% GST S$ 1,750.00
Sub-total after 7% GST S$ 26,750.00
ICA Fee* S$ 120.00
Total Fees Payable S$ 26,870.00
Application Fee (non-refundable) S$ 535.00
Registration Fee (non-refundable) S$ 2,140.00

* Fees may be subject to change as determined by the relevant government agencies as at the time of processing / test registration.


Textbooks/ Learning Material Fees S$214 – S$535
ESL (English as Second Language) per semester S$3,210
ILC (Intensive Language Course) per semester S$4,280
CCA Optional
Technology Fee S$535
Course Deferment Fees S$107
Admin Fees for Test S$53.50
School Uniform (1 set) S$39.00
PE Attire (1 set) S$30.00
Graduation Lunch S$30
School Magazine S$10
Meet and Greet Services S$350-400
Change of Level Fee S$107
Admin Fee for Replacement of Student Pass (not included the replacement fee payable to ICA) S$53.50
Late Payment Fees S$53.50
School Jacket S$107
Packed Lunch (5 months) S$500


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Ascensia International School’s success is the result of a commitment to providing a good quality education for every child that passes through its doors. To this end, it invests in a state of the art technology that allows for interactive curriculum to be developed to make learning more interesting.