A detailed look at IB in Singapore

Parents what their delicate children to gradually grow and become something in life. One of the most effective ways to make a child reach his full potential is by enrolling him in a good school. If you live in Singapore, you are definitely going to have to choose a school that will be able to handle the needs of your child.

The fact that there are so many schools in Singapore makes it even more difficult for parents to make a decision. A lot of International Baccalaureate schools are rated well by some educational bodies in Singapore.

You likely may be wondering what an International Baccalaureate school is and what makes it so outstanding.

If you are looking for a good IB or international school in Singapore, ISS International School is a good option you should consider. They cater to children from kindergarten through high school age and have holistic programmes with a broad range of learning activities. If you are looking for a global education for your child, do consider ISS International School.

 

The following article by Tracy Tristram discusses in details-what IB is all about.

What is IB? Experts explain the international Baccalaureate in Singapore

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is an international educational foundation created in 1968 in Switzerland (cheese, chocs, watches and a cool schooling system – the Swiss definitely know what they’re doing) for students aged three to 19 years, and has been in Singapore’s classrooms since 1977. The programme – comprising the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), IB Diploma Programme (DP) and the IB Career-related Programme (CP)– is currently available (with one or more parts of the programme) in 34 schools across Singapore. Read more here.

You definitely now know a thing or two about the IB schools in Singapore. But do you know that students in IB schools score high well in IB exams?

The following article by Cheryl Tee discusses why the students in IB schools do very well in their exams.

Singapore schools score better results in IB exams

SINGAPORE – Several schools, including Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) and Hwa Chong International School (HCIS), outdid themselves at the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma exams held last November.

ACS (I) achieved an average of 41.6 points, with 27 perfect scorers receiving the maximum 45 points.

Some 84.7 percent of its 444 students scored between 40 and 45 points, in the school’s best performance since it started the IB programme in 2006.

HCIS reached “a new high” of 37.2 points on average, an increase from last year’s 36.8 points. Read more here.

You obviously now know that the Students in IB schools are doing very well. That said, you are likely going to wonder the IB score that your child needs to have in order for him to be accepted into the top universities in the world.

The following article by Crismsoneducation shed light on the IB score needed in order to be admitted into the top universities in the world.

The IB score needed for the top universities in the world

Is it your dream to go overseas for university?

If so, now’s the time to act, because there are certain things you can do in high school to make that dream a reality!

One of them is choosing the right curriculum.

Depending on where you’re from, you may or may not have heard of the International Baccalaureate, which is a globally recognized high school syllabus. Read more here.

Final note

IB schools have been able to make a name for their self in Singapore and other parts of the world obviously because the student that came out them has done exceptionally well. It is important for parents to encourage their children who are in IB school to work very hard to so that they can get the score need for them to gain entry into the top universities in the world.

 

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