ages 11 TO 16

SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM

One of the leading international schools in Singapore, our Key Stage 3 and 4 curricula deliver outstanding academic learning, exciting enrichment activities, and exceptional choice. Nurturing our students’ personal and academic growth, our outstanding educators spark critical thinking, cultivate independent minds, and instil confidence and resilience.
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OUR SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM

Our secondary students follow the English National Curriculum, which culminates in their IGCSE exams at the age of 16. Engaging, stimulating, and packed with exceptional learning experiences, our curriculum provides a balanced private school education that prepares our students for sixth form and beyond.
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KEY STAGE 3

Our Key Stage 3 curriculum supports our students through the transition to IGCSEs. It builds on what they’ve learnt at primary and encourages them to explore key concepts, processes, and skills in greater depth.

 

Teaching combines practical experiences and experimentation with reading, research, discussions, and the innovative use of technology, allowing students to learn at a pace and in a way that works for them.

 

All our subjects are taught by expert teachers, who make full use of our high-tech science labs, music suites, and other specialist classrooms.

KS3 Curriculum Guide
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IGCSE (kEY sTAGE 4)

At Key Stage 4, our students can pursue IGCSE or BTEC programmes. Your child will follow a tailored curriculum based on their academic strengths and interests, as well as their aspirations for the future.

At IGCSE, our students typically study nine or ten subjects, which prepares them for the next stage of their education. Alongside English, maths, and science, your child will select options from humanities, enterprise, expressive arts, languages, and sport subject groups.

IGCSE and BTEC qualifications are assessed through coursework, practical tasks, and formal exams. Some components are marked by our teachers and then externally moderated; others are assessed by exam boards.

We know that choosing which subjects to study can be a tricky process. We’ll support you and your child every step of the way, exploring options, explaining how and what we teach, and identifying career and university ambitions.

KS4 Curriculum Guide
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A TYPICAL DAY AT DOVER COURT

Every aspect of our secondary students’ day is designed to shape their futures, as they follow pathways and enjoy activities that align with their strengths and aspirations.
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Artistic expressions
Creativity flourishes in our purpose-built Expressive Arts Centre. Learning an instrument, designing theatre sets, or animating stop-motion films, our students love to showcase their artistic skills.
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Artistic expressions
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Leading the way
It’s time to take the lead and make a difference. Your child can drive change through our Student Council, Young Leaders in Sports Programme, Model United Nations club, and on life-changing residential trips across the world.
Leading the way
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Inventing the future
Hands-on experiments bring physics, chemistry, and biology to life, converting theory into practice. Our specialist scientists deliver eye-opening lessons packed with extraordinary experiences.
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Driving change
Our students develop their research, communication, and public speaking skills in English lessons, debating the pros and cons of topics ranging from the ethics of genetic engineering to the benefits of multilingualism.
Driving change
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Awesome activities
The exceptional learning experiences don’t stop when lessons end! Co-curricular clubs – ranging from badminton and BioArt to film society and football – give every student the chance to explore their passions.
Awesome activities
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HOW WE TEACH

CREATING PERSONALISED PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS

Our teachers have a knack for motivating students to go further than they ever imagined possible. They’ll get to know your child, identify their talents, nurture strengths, and help them prepare for the challenge of IGCSE exams.
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OUR FACILITIES

A PERFECT PLACE TO LEARN

With its unique heritage buildings, tropical outdoor spaces, and purpose-built facilities, our 12-acre campus is the ideal place for your child to learn, discover, and achieve success.
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AN EDUCATION THAT TAKES YOUR CHILD FURTHER

Inclusivity and academic excellence go hand in hand at Dover Court. Your child’s education will be built around their talents and passions, ensuring they love learning – and earn exceptional results. 

OUR academic excellence
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