FAQ

Middleton International School follows a January to December schedule.

Our Tampines campus caters for Nursery 2 to Grade 12. We will launch Grade 10 in January 2022, where our students will take the Cambridge IGCSE exam at the end of the year. The Grades 11 and 12 Cambridge A-Level programme will commence progressively from 2023 onwards.

The year they turnYear Level Entry
4 yearsNursery 2
5 yearsKindergarten 1
6 yearsKindergarten 2
7 yearsGrade 1
8 yearsGrade 2
9 yearsGrade 3
10 yearsGrade 4
11 yearsGrade 5
12 yearsGrade 6
13 yearsGrade 7
14 yearsGrade 8
15 yearsGrade 9
16 yearsGrade 10
17 yearsGrade 11
18 yearsGrade 12

Nursery 2: maximum 22 students

Kindergarten 1 and 2: maximum 25 students

Grade 1 and above: maximum 28 students

We plan to have a maximum of four classes per level. However, when there is overwhelming demand, the Academic Board can, at their discretion, increase this number accordingly.

Nursery 2 to Kindergarten 2: one homeroom teacher and one associate teacher

Grade 1 onwards: one homeroom teacher

Our regular school hours are from 9:00am to 3:30pm for all levels.

We offer the following curriculums as follows:

Early Years - Nursery 2 to Kindergarten 2:

Reggio-inspired Inquire-Think-Learn curriculum of EtonHouse

Primary School Years – Grade 1 to 5:

A blend of the globally recognised Singapore Maths, UK National Curriculum for English, with the inquiry-based International Primary Curriculum (IPC)

Middle School Years – Grade 6 to 10:

The International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) used in Grades 6 to 8 is designed as a gateway to link the Middleton Primary Years to the Cambridge IGCSE programme undertaken in Grades 9 and 10. Our first cohort of IGCSE students will complete the 2-year course in December 2022.

High School Years – Grade 11 to 12:

Cambridge International A-Level (Advance Level) qualifications

If you are keen to sign your child up for Grade 11 to 12, please book a tour here, and our Parent Liaison team will be in touch with you

What are the backgrounds of your educators?

We do have a good mix of educators from diverse and international backgrounds. They are experienced and professionally qualified educators from Singapore, UK, USA, India, Australia, China etc. Most of our educators have an average of at least two to five years of teaching experience.

For the Early and Primary years, there are specialist teachers for Physical Education (PE) and Additional Language lessons. From K2 and above, students will also attend Art lessons conducted by an Arts specialist. In the Middle Years, students will have a homeroom teacher as their pastoral teacher and specialist teachers for all other subjects.

Middleton offers various interesting and engaging ECA options for our students ranging from sporting, artistic, cultural to recreational activities. The options change each semester based on student demand. Every student (K2 and above) can sign up for an internal teacher-led ECA that is included in the school fees. There are also ECAs conducted by external vendors, which are optional and chargeable at an additional cost of $200-$500 per term.

*ECAs are subject to change or may be suspended based on the Covid-19 situation.

All students will be assessed by their English teacher for their English proficiency level during the first few weeks of school. If your child is identified to require additional support in English, he/she will be required to undertake the English Additional Language (EAL) Programme.

The duration and frequency that your child is required to undertake the EAL Programme will depend on your child’s learning ability/pace. EAL comes with an additional cost of $321-$642 per term.

Middleton offers a school meal subscription at an additional cost of $25 per week. The school meal subscription is charged on a per term basis at $250 for a 10-week term. School meals include a daily morning tea break and lunch prepared by our in-house chefs.

Our Tampines campus offers additional languages in Mandarin, Hindi and French at an extra cost of $1,070 per term. Additional language is optional, and it is conducted within school hours.

Students who are not taking an additional language will have a supervised self-study period.

No entrance assessment is required from Nursery 2 to Grade 8 unless the school report provided is an insufficient indicator of your child’s performance. At the time of review, the Academic Board will determine whether any assessments (chargeable at $107) or interviews are required. All students applying for Grade 9 and above will be required to sit for an entrance assessment (chargeable at $107). 

Middleton is registered with EduTrust by Singapore’s Committee of Private Education (CPE) since March 2020. We can receive applications for students requiring a Student Pass or a Letter of Consent (LOC) for those holding a Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP).

All Student Pass holders are required to fulfil a minimum of 90% attendance and cannot be absent continuously for more than seven (7) days without a valid reason. All other students are required to fulfil a minimum of 75% attendance for course completion.

The registration fee is applicable for all new registration, consisting of an administration fee of $535 to be paid when submitting the application and a confirmation fee of $535 to be paid when accepting the offer. The fees are inclusive of GST and are non-refundable.

Zheng Xing Yun Bus Service is our appointed school bus vendor for Tampines campus. They provide school bus services to designated areas in Singapore. Kindly contact our bus vendor at middletonbus@zhengxingyun.net for school bus enquiries.

Middleton International School follows a January to December schedule.

Our Upper Bukit Timah campus caters for Grade 1 to Grade 5. Children graduating from Grade 5 will receive an automatic transfer to our Tampines branch for Grade 6.

The year they turnYear Level Entry
7 yearsGrade 1
8 yearsGrade 2
9 yearsGrade 3
10 yearsGrade 4
11 yearsGrade 5

Grade 1 to Grade 5: maximum 28 students

At our boutique Upper Bukit Timah campus we have one class per grade. The Academic Board can, at their discretion, increase this number to two when necessary.

One homeroom teacher, with specialist teachers for Art, PE and Mandarin.

Our regular school hours are from 8:15am to 3:00pm.

We offer the following curriculums as outlined below:

Early Years - Nursery 2 to Kindergarten 2 (Ages 4 to 6): 

Reggio-inspired Inquire-Think-Learn curriculum of EtonHouse

Primary School Years – Grade 1 to 5 (Ages 7 to 11): 

A blend of the globally recognised Singapore Maths, UK National Curriculum for English, with the inquiry-based International Primary Curriculum (IPC)

Middle School Years – Grade 6 to 10 (Available at Tampines campus):

The International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) used in Grades 6 to 8 is designed as a gateway to link the Middleton Primary Years to the Cambridge IGCSE programme undertaken in Grades 9 and 10. Our first cohort of IGCSE students will complete the 2-year course in December 2022.

High School Years – Grade 11 to 12* (Available at Tampines campus):

Cambridge International A-Level (Advance Level) qualifications

*Grade 11 to 12 will be launched progressively from 2023 onwards, subject to CPE approval. If you are keen to sign your child up for Grade 11 to 12, please register your interest here, and our Parent Liaison team will be in touch with you.

We have a good mix of educators from diverse and international backgrounds. They are experienced and professionally qualified educators from Singapore, UK, USA, India, Australia, China etc. Most of our educators have an average of at least two to five years of teaching experience.

There are specialist teachers for Physical Education (PE), Mandarin and Art lessons.

Middleton offers various interesting and engaging ECA options for our students ranging from sporting, artistic, cultural to recreational activities. The options change each semester based on student demand. Every student can sign up for one free internal teacher-led ECA that is included in the school fees. Some ECAs are provided by external vendors, which are optional and chargeable at an additional cost of $200-$500 per term.

*ECAs are subject to change or may be suspended based on the Covid-19 situation.

All students will be assessed by their English teacher for their English proficiency level during the first few weeks of school. If your child is identified to require additional support in English, he/she will be required to undertake the English Additional Language (EAL) Programme.

The duration and frequency that your child is required to undertake the EAL Programme will depend on your child’s learning ability/pace. EAL comes with an additional cost of $321-$642 per term.

Middleton offers a school meal subscription at an additional cost of $25 per week. The school meal subscription is charged on a per term basis at $250 for a 10-week term. School meals include a daily morning tea break and lunch prepared by the EtonHouse chefs.

Mandarin lessons are included as part of the curriculum.

No entrance assessment is required unless the school report provided is an insufficient indicator of your child’s performance. At the time of review, the Academic Board will determine whether any assessments (chargeable at $107) or interviews are required.

Middleton is registered with EduTrust by Singapore’s Committee of Private Education (CPE) since March 2020. We can receive applications for students requiring a Student Pass or a Letter of Consent (LOC) for those holding a Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP).

All Student Pass holders are required to fulfil a minimum of 90% attendance and cannot be absent continuously for more than seven (7) days without a valid reason. All other students are required to fulfil a minimum of 75% attendance for course completion.

The registration fee is applicable for all new registration, consisting of an administration fee of $535 to be paid when submitting the application and a confirmation fee of $535 to be paid when accepting the offer. The fees are inclusive of GST and are non-refundable. 

BusTech Pte Ltd is our appointed school bus vendor for Upper Bukit Timah campus. They provide school bus services to designated areas in Singapore. Kindly contact our bus vendor at enquiry@bustech.sg for school bus enquiries.

Our West Coast campus caters for Nursery 2 to Grade 5. Children graduating from Grade 5 will receive an automatic transfer to our Tampines branch for Grade 6.

The year they turnYear Level Entry
4 years>Nursery 2
5 yearsKindergarten 1
6 yearsKindergarten 2
7 yearsGrade 1
8 yearsGrade 2
9 yearsGrade 3
10 yearsGrade 4
11 yearsGrade 5

Middleton has been EduTrust certified by the Singapore Committee of Private Education (CPE) in March 2020. We can now accept applications that require a student pass.

While we do not have such restrictions for this campus, the school will maintain a balance of diversity in each class to ensure a rich experience for our learners.

Yes, students can learn either Mandarin or French as part of their school curriculum at no extra charge. Students who do not meet the required English proficiency level will be required to undertake the English as an Additional Language (EAL) Programme (chargeable). We may consider offering other language options too if there is a demand.

Yes, existing students can apply for a transfer. A transfer fee applies for transfers between campuses. Please contact your school's Parent Liaison Officer.

Yes, you may request for a transfer. Drop an email to the Parent Liaison Officer you are in contact with and we’ll follow up.

Yes. Drop an email to the Parent Liaison Officer you are in contact with and we’ll follow up. The non-refundable administration fee of $525, which you have paid, could be transferred over to West Coast too.

The school will assess every application to ensure that we can cater to the unique needs of the child. Sometimes, we may request for the child to do an interview with an academic team member or sit for a paid assessment to ascertain their academic levels. https://www.middleton.edu.sg/admissions-eligibility/

Zheng Xing Yun Bus Service is our appointed school bus vendor for the West Coast campus. They provide school bus services to designated areas in Singapore. Kindly contact our bus vendor at miswcbus@gmail.com for school bus enquiries.

10% sibling discount applied to the lower school fees.

Yes, 1 teacher-led ECA per semester is included in the school fees from K2 and above. ECAs provided by external vendors are chargeable.