Finding the perfect school for your child can be a daunting task especially if you just relocated to Singapore. With so many top -rated and popular international schools out there, it is likely going to be a challenge to narrow down a good one that will suit the needs of your kid. To pick a good one, you are going to need help and research.
In this article, we are going to be looking at some proven and effective strategies for finding a good international school in Singapore.
The Three Paths
As a parent, you have the freedom to use any strategy to find a school for your child, but if you want to make your workload easier, then you should try any of the approaches listed below:
• Visit the school in person
See, you don’t have to visit all the international schools in Singapore just because you are looking for a good school for your kid. Instead, visit the top schools or the most popular ones. During your visit, take a close look at their classroom, tools and the learning materials they use, their curriculum and the qualifications of their teachers. Why doing this may be tasking, especially if you have a job, it will go a long way in helping you find a good school that will suit the needs and preferences of your child. Feel free to ask questions regarding their curriculum, mission, and teaching styles.
• Do research
If you have a job or you are super busy, then you should try out this approach. Thanks to the internet, you can learn as much as you can about any international school without stressing yourself out. These schools have websites where they showcase their curriculum, tuition, and a few other things you may be interested in. One of the best ways to know if a school is reputable is by checking what parents whose children are in the school have to say about it. Another option is to join a forum or a group where parent discusses the academic growth of their kids.
• Word of mouth
This means asking relatives, friends, workmates or other parents to recommend a school for you. While this may not be the most effective way to narrow down a good school, it will stir you in the right direction and make your search easier.
Finding a good international school in Singapore is no easy business, as there are so many of them. Applying some of the strategies discussed in this article will go along way in making your search easier. If you want to speed things up and find a good one quicker, then you should combine all the 3 approach discussed above.
One thing you should keep in mind is that you don’t have to sign up for the most expensive school to give your child a solid academic foundation. Any international school that shares your goals, have sophisticated teaching tools, an excellent learning environment, and qualified teachers will do.