INTRODUCTION TO Chatsworth International School
Chatsworth International School is a private non-selective international school founded in 1995 that provides the IB Curriculum (PYP, MYP and DP) to children from 3 to 18 years in Singapore.
LOCATION / CAMPUS
The school campus is located in Bukit Timah, a residential estate located in the westernmost part of the Central Region of Singapore and surrounded by one of the last surviving tropical rainforests in Singapore.
CURRICULUM / AGES (GRADES)
Chatsworth International School has been an IB World School since 2004 and is authorised to offer all three programmes of the International Baccalaureate, which include:
Primary Years Programme, for students from Kindergarten to Year 6 (3 to 11 years old).
Middle Years Programme, for students 11 to 16 years old from Year 7 to Year 11 (Grades 6 to 10).
Diploma Programme, for students 16 to 18 years old in Years 12 and 13 (Grades 11-12).
Language of Instruction: English.
Extra Languages: The school offers French and/or Mandarin for all students in the primary school. From middle school onwards, the school provides several Languages Pathways, including French, Mandarin, Japanese, and other mother tongue languages supported by external mother tongue tutors.
Language Support: YES. The school provides a supportive EAL (English as an Additional Language) programme for students who need help with their acquisition of English from Years 1 to 11.
Chatsworth International School offers a variety of Co-curricular activities ( CCAs) and Extracurricular activities (ECAs) in three seasons throughout each academic year. Students in Years 7 to 11 must participate in at least one CCA or sports team per semester.
Some examples of CCAs are arts, music, physical and fitness, interest clubs, and school newsletter. Examples of ECAs are Whizz Kidz photography, clay modelling, debate, swimming, art kids, fun science, Little League soccer, and drumming.
Number of students: INA
Number of nationalities: 5o different nationalities
Predominant nationality: British, American, Japanese, Indian, Australian and French.
Class size Average: Class sizes are generally small, with the following maximum teacher-student ratio:
- 2:22 (K1 & K2)
- 2:24 (Y1-Y2)
- 1:24 (Y3-13)
Class size Maximum: INA
Enrolment period: Applications and enrolments in the school are accepted at any time of the year and admissions are subject to approval and space availability within their particular year level.
Waiting list: INA
Admission criteria: INA
School Fees Structure: Academic Year 2022-2023
Year Level Annual Payments
Kindergarten 1 & 2 $ 25,064
Years 1 – 6 $ 29,053
Years 7 – 9 $ 29,559
Years 10 – 11 $ 30,885
Years 11 -12 $34,432
Fees are payable in advance of each semester. There are two semesters in each academic school year. All fees are quoted in Singapore dollars and include Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 7%. GST is subject to change to 8% effective from 1 January 2023.
Student Support: INA
School Bus: YES. The school provides transportation for both door-to-door through an independent bus operator and a shuttle service to/from the school and nearby MRT.
Boarding Services: NO.