EtonHouse International School and EtonHouse Pre-School are both situated on one school site, 51 Broadrick Road on the East Coast of Singapore. EtonHouse International School and EtonHouse Pre-School are together authorised as an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme World School. This World School status was granted in June, 2007.
There are approximately 520 children enrolled on the Broadrick site, with these children representing some 48 plus nationalities. The Broadrick Road address is in a quiet, leafy residential area adjacent to the Geylang walkway connector and canal. The nearest Dakota MRT station on the Circle Line is a 10 minute walk from the school site.
EtonHouse Pre-School accommodates children ranging from 4 years – 6 years of age in year levels of Nursery 2 to Year 1 (Kindergarten 2). All early years learning is inquiry-based and a collaborative enterprise between teachers and children, built upon the interests of the children themselves. Teachers and children co-construct the curriculum using the International Baccalaureate philosophy and the play-based inquiry approach inspired by the Reggio Emilia project of Northern Italy. EtonHouse Pre-School seeks to provide stimulating, expansive learning opportunities to develop the maximum abilities of the whole child.
EtonHouse International School offers classes from Year 2 to Year 6 for children aged 6 to 11 years of age. The curriculum philosophy is inquiry-focused and trans-disciplinary, based upon the pedagogy of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Students are encouraged to become active, compassionate, life-long learners who seek to create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect. The programmes are academically rigorous in their learning expectations and challenge students to be become responsible members of their school, local and global communities.
EtonHouse International School offers a richly diverse curricular and co-curricular programme that includes: a Year 5 and 6 laptop programme, computer laboratory access for all, a well-stocked library, specialist art and music rooms, a large multi-purpose hall for dining and performance, a multi-purpose covered games court for outdoor play especially on rainy days and daily language classes in Mandarin, Hindi, Japanese and English as an Additional Language. Also offered are Chinese Cultural classes, parents Mandarin classes, Pre-Sap immersion Mandarin, academic and recreational Extra Curricular Activities and sports programmes on the extensive playing fields.
The international school also offers a primary bilingual programme, the first in Singapore where language learning happens in natural and contextual envrionment with an English and Mandarin teacher in the classroom at all times.