INTRODUCTION TO Astor International School
Astor International School is a private, international school in Singapore that offers full-time courses for primary-age students (ages 5 to 12) based on the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the world-renowned Singapore Maths and English curricula.
LOCATION / CAMPUS
The school is located in the centre of Singapore, at Tanglin Road and it is easily accessible by both car (minutes drive from Orchard Road) and public transportation.
CURRICULUM / AGES (GRADES)
At Astor, the curriculum features the enquiry-based International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the Singapore Maths and English.
Course Level Age of students at the beginning of the Academic year:
Pre-Primary (Year 1): 5 years old
Primary 1 (Year 2): 6 years old
Primary 2 (Year 3): 7 years old
Primary 3 (Year 4): 8 years old
Primary 4 (Year 5): 9 years old
Primary 5 (Year 6): 10 years old
Primary 6 (Year 7): 11 years old
Language of Instruction: English.
Extra Languages: French, Mandarine, Russian (school offers any foreign language that has a demand of at least 4 students).
Language Support: All students have access to English as a Second Language (ESL) Support.
The school’s main curriculum runs until 1pm, followed by optional extracurricular activities (ECAs) to 3pm. ECAs include Art, Music, Dance, Nutrition Kitchen, lego Land, Coding, Sports (Football, Basketball, Tennis and Swimming), Drama, Board Games and Foreign Languages.
Number of students: Maximum intake of approx. 150 students.
Number of nationalities: Over 20 nationalities.
Predominant nationality: No predominant nationality.
Class size Average: 20 students per class
Class size Maximum: Class sizes are limited to 20 participants.
Enrolment period: The school accepts applicants throughout the year.
Waiting list: INA
Admission criteria: Submitted applications will be reviewed by the Enrolments Team. Some applicants may be invited to sit for an English Language proficiency assessment, and all students are invited for an interview before the enrolment.
School Fees Structure: Academic Year 2023-2024
Option Annual Payments
Flexi Fees (ECAs on certain days) SG$ 14,900
Fixed Fees (ECAs five days a week) SG$ 19,700
The annual tuition fee is paid in nine installments.
Yes. Astor International School has developed a Student Support System to provide the time, support and resources needed. To identify the scope of support needed for each student, it is required full cooperation between parents, school and outside specialists. Support fees vary from SG$500 to SG$4,500 per month, depending on the scope of support needed.
Student Support: Available with additional fee: ESL support and Student Support.
Religion: Non-religion based school, all religion backgrounds are welcome.
School Bus: Yes
Boarding Services: No
THE SCHOOL STORY
Introduction to Astor International School
Astor International School is a boutique international primary school in Singapore that educates children 5 to 12 years old (Years 1-7). Astor school fees start from 14,900 a year. Astor has a unique concept of offering parents the flexibility to decide how much time their child spends in school. Astor concentrates its core curriculum into four hours and allows you to customise the rest of the day to suit your family and your child. Students can leave school at 1 pm each day, stay for lunch, and/or attend one of our many ECAs in areas like art, music, drama, sports, foreign languages, and many more. The fees for our ECAs are flexible too. You can pay for them per term for a single class or purchase a full-week ECA package with all classes included.
Location / Campus
Founded in 2019, Astor aims to provide quality, affordable education in a nurturing environment that develops life-long learners with a passion for knowledge. Astor is a small community-based school located in Tanglin.
The campus occupies one floor and has two outdoor play spaces. All classrooms are bright and spacious. Class sizes of a maximum of 20 students per class benefit children by giving them individualized approaches and attention.
Astor International School is committed to maintaining a connected, nurturing community that provides students with every opportunity to belong, grow and be respected. We are committed to prioritising student welfare in their crucial formative years. Communication between school and home is focused on developing positive relationships to celebrate every student as a valued and loved member of our learning community.
Astor International School is proud to offer Curriculum based on International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and world-renowned Singapore Maths and British English. Our enquiry-based teaching methods benefit children by promoting curiosity and engagement and deepening comprehension.
Read more about the Curriculum here.
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