Primary Years Programme (PYP) (YEAR 1-5)
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 Content (Subjects)||Subjects:
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 www.ibo.org
**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
|Academic Level :||
- Student must attain a minimum of 90% attendance to complete the course.
- A certificate will be awarded upon course completion
|PURPOSE OF FEE||AMOUNT (with GST, if any)|
|Course Deferment Fee||S$535.00|
|Course Transfer Fee||S$535.00|
|Student Pass Processing Service Fee||S$214.00|
|Student Pass Application Fee||S$30.00|
|Course Application Fee||S$535.00|
|Medical Insurance Fee (Short Term Course)||S$30.00/Month|
|Physical Education Attire||S$30.00|
|Lunch (monthly, up to $10 per day)||Up to $230 per month (based on 23 days)|
|School Bus (monthly, depending on location)||Up to $500 per month|
|Replacement Fees for Lost or Damaged Items||Price will depend on value of lost item|
|Administrative Fee (Upon Request of Service)||$53.50 per service|
|Administrative Fee for Credit Card & Union Pay Payment||3.2% of payment amount|
|Bank Charges||$5-$50 varies by bank|
|Late Payment Fee
[Apply if payment is not made within 7 days after the scheduled due date(s) in Schedule B of the Student Contract. Payable at time of payment of Course Fees. The parties agree and acknowledge that this sum represents a genuine pre- estimate of the costs that the School is likely to incur in the event of late payment.]
|1% of outstanding fees|
Please note: All Fees and Charges are subject to Annual Review and 7% GST except Late Payment Fee*.
Miscellaneous Fees refer to any non-compulsory fees which the students pay only when applicable. Such fees are normally collected by the PEI when the need arises.
A 1 ON 1
Meet with our professional education consultants to evaluate your educational needs.
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.