Is SJI a IB?

Is SJI a IB?

The two-year programme in SJI leads to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, not the GCE ‘A-Level. More information on the SJI IB is available from the websites: and

Is SJI IP or IB?

SJI offers a dual track education comprising a 6-year Integrated Programme (IP) track and a 4-year O-level Programme (OP) track. The 6-year IP track comprises 4 years of secondary education integrated with 2 years of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) at the JC level.

What is SJI known for?

Founded in 1852 by the De La Salle Brothers, it is the first Catholic school and the third oldest school in Singapore. From 2013, SJI offers a dual-track education comprising the GCE Ordinary Level Programme (OP) and the Integrated Programme (IP) track.

What school is SJI affiliated?

St. Joseph’s Institution (Secondary)

Affiliations Catholic Junior College De La Salle School St. Joseph’s Institution Junior St. Stephen’s School St. Anthony’s Primary School
School type:Independent School School fees:Check monthly school fees
Contact Phone: 6250 0022 Email: [email protected] Website:

Who is the principal of SJI?

Mr Justin Arul Pierre

Bro Liefroy (Antoine Bajon)* 1852 – 1862
Mr Benjamin Lui Seng Cheong Sep 1997 – Dec 2008
Dr Koh Thiam Seng Jan 2009 – Dec 2015
Rev Fr (Dr) Adrian Augustus Danker, SJ Jan 2016 – Dec 2021
Mr Justin Arul Pierre Jan 2022 – present

Is IB harder than as levels?

The IB is considerably harder than A-levels. In the IB, students must study six subjects plus extras whereas with A-levels students study three subjects. With so much workload, it is no surprise that many students taking the IB end up with relatively low grades (24-30 points).

Is IB better than as levels?

In general, the A Level syllabus requires students to have an in-depth understanding of their various subjects. Conversely, the IB places greater importance on understanding a broader range of subjects and leans more towards independent learning.

How many IB schools are there in Singapore?

There are more than 80 English-medium international schools in Singapore, including 40 IB World Schools, with 30 authorised to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma and seven teaching three IB programmes.

What is the oldest school in Singapore?

Gan Eng Seng School is the first school that was founded and is supported by a Chinese benefactor and philanthropist. The school opened its doors to the first students in 1885. Initially, it was known as Anglo-Chinese Free School, and eventually, it was renamed in honor of its founder Gan Eng Seng.

Can Singaporeans go to SJI International?

SJI International High School is one of only three local international schools in Singapore open to both Singaporean and international students, making it uniquely positioned in the education space in Singapore.

How do you get into SJI Junior?

To seek admission to SJI Junior, most pupils would have to register through the MOE P1 Registration exercise. The exercise is usually conducted in July before the year of admission to Primary 1. To apply for a place in SJI Junior outside the MOE P1 Registration exercise, please fill in this form.

When was SJI founded?

1852St. Joseph’s Institution / Founded
St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) is Singapore’s oldest Catholic boys’ school. It was founded on 22 July 1852 by Father Jean-Marie Beurel of the Missions Étrangères de Paris (The Society of Foreign Missions of Paris), who wanted to establish a Christian school for local boys.

Do universities like IB more?

So most colleges and universities do prefer heftier coursework in addition to, or in lieu of, those basic courses, such as IB courses (although students who take the courses but don’t eventually achieve the full IB Diploma will not elicit as much interest) and/or a few Advanced Placement courses (the more competitive …

Is taking IB worth it?

The IB program is worth it for students who wish to earn a globally recognized diploma and get into selective universities. It’s also for those who wish to have access to IB-specific scholarships and save up to 32 college credits. On the other hand, IB classes are hard and costly.

Is IB worth it in Singapore?

IB grades in Singapore In fact, IB scores from students in Singapore (including locals and international students) have consistently outperformed the global average. From last year’s November IB exams, Singapore produced 55 out of the world’s only 99 perfect scorers – that’s more than half of them!

How much does IB cost in Singapore?

International School Tuition Fees in Singapore 2019

School Curriculum Nursery
Australian International School Singapore (AISS) IB PYP, IB DP, IGCSE, HSC, Australian year 6 – year 8 22,488
Canadian International School (Singapore) (CISS) IB PYP, IB MYP, IB DP 23,300 – 24,000
Chatsworth International School IB PYP, IB MYP, IB DP N.A

What is the lowest score for PSLE?

Each subject will be scored using 8 bands known as Achievement Levels (AL), with AL1 being the best score and AL8 being the lowest score. The ALs reflect the student’s level of achievement in the subject. The student’s total PSLE Score will be the sum of the four subject scores.