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FAQs

1. What curriculum is used in the school?

For Primary levels, we use the Singapore curriculum leading to iPSLE (International Primary School Leaving Examination) in Primary 6 and for Secondary levels, the Cambridge curriculum leading to the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) in Secondary 4.

2. Which ages does UniWorld cater for?

Kindergarten 1 and 2 (Ages 5 to 6)
Primary 1 to 6 (Ages 7 to 12)
Secondary 1 to 4 (Ages 13 to 16)

3. How many terms are there in a school year?

There are four terms in a school year.

4. Can students enrol anytime of the year?

Yes. Students can enrol throughout the year.

5. What are the school hours?

School hours are as follows.
Kindergarten : Monday to Friday – 8.00am to 3.30pm
Primary / Secondary : Monday to Thursday – 8.00am to 4.30pm
Friday – 8.00am to 3.30pm

6. What are your admission procedures?

  • Placement Test for English and Maths
  • Consultation on year placement leading to issuance of Letter of Offer
  • Registration – complete Enrolment Form and Enrolment Terms and Conditions
  • Submission of documents – Identity Cards / Passports of students and parents / guardians, previous academic records (if any)
  • Payment of School Fees and collection of textbooks, uniforms and class timetable
  • Entry into school

7. What is the school fee payment structure like?

  • Registration Fee, Refundable Security Deposit (Terms & Conditions apply), School Fees, Student Insurance
  • School Fees are charged on a yearly or termly basis

8. What is not covered in the School Fees?

School Fees do not cover textbooks, Student Handbook, uniforms, stationeries, school meals, transport, co-curricular activities (CCA), field trips, external examination fees and student pass application fees (for foreign students)

9. If a child faces difficulties in the English Language, do you have any English language support programme?

Yes, we offer English as a Second Language (ESL) programme which is designed to develop English fluency and competency in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing and comprehension.

10. How often will I be updated on my child’s progress?

Parents will be updated on their child’s progress twice a year at the Parent Teacher Conference held at the end of each semester.

11. What is the school’s approach towards discipline?

We believe in setting clear boundaries for students at our school. All students are required to adhere to a clear code of conduct listed in the Student Handbook which reflects our Asian values of being respectful to one another. Discipline matters will be handled sensitively but firmly. Our school policy dictates that corporal punishment will not be practiced.

12. Does the school provide transportation services?

Transportation services are available by an external bus operator.

13. What facilities does the school have?

Our school’s facilities include a swimming pool, science lab, computer lab, art and craft room, music room, library and canteen. All classrooms are air-conditioned and equipped with a projector.

14. What are the co-curricular activities offered?

Some of the Co-curricular activities offered are swimming, netball / basketball, English Enrichment, Arts and Craft, Lego & 3D Puzzle, Photography, Zumba & Dance and Educational Board Games. Fees will be charged for such activities.

15. What are the subjects offered at each key stage?

Primary:
Languages – English, Chinese, Malay
Maths and Science – Mathematics, Science, Information & Communication Technology
Humanities – Study of Society and Environment, Art & Craft, Music, Health & Physical Education, Moral Education

Secondary 1-2:
Languages – English, Chinese, Malay
Maths and Science – Mathematics, Science, Information & Communication Technology
Humanities – Study of Society and Environment, Art & Craft, Music, Health & Physical Education, Moral Education, Malaysian History

Secondary 3-4:
Languages – English, Chinese, Malay
Maths and Science – Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Information & Communication Technology
Humanities – Accounting, Business Studies, Health & Physical Education, Moral Education, Malaysian History