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  • A Global Family

    The world is full of opportunities. We give your child a place to grow so they can reach out and grab them.

  • Learning for Everyone

    Whatever your child needs, our curriculum inspires them to reach their full potential.

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  • Building The Whole Child

    Our students have the confidence to achieve, but also the character and values to become valued members of society.

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  • Teachers Who Care

    Our experienced teaching staff care about the education of their students, and are always prepared to go one step further.

    Our Teachers 2017

  • Join Our Community

    Our close-knit community of parents, teachers and students is our pride and joy. We hope you can be a part of it.


  • A World of Excitement

    Our packed calendar of events and activities will make each day special.

    Les Martinets Trip

  • Helping Children Grow

    Your child can go anywhere. We aim to give them the confidence to get there.

    DCIS Proms 2016

DCIS Weeks Beginning 24th April and 1st May

Start of Term 3, 45 Year Celebrations, Coffee Morning for new parents, DCA meeting and ECA allocations are all happening during these two weeks

  • DCIS Celebrating 45 Years
  • Orientation Term 3 2017
  • Back to School Term 2
  • Back to School Term 2
  • Orientation Term 3 2017

Dear DCIS Parents and Guardians,

As we begin Term 3, we want to wish a special welcome to all the new families coming to DCIS. We hope your transition into our school is seamless and that we have answered all your questions. For our returning families we trust you had a restful term break and we look forward to seeing you back on campus.

Please remember that the deadline for submitting notifications for withdrawing students at the end of Term 3 of the 2016/17 academic year is 9.00am on Tuesday, 2nd May 2017. If notification of withdrawal has not been received by this time, then parents/guardians will be liable for tuition fees for Term 1 of the 2017/18 academic year.

Notification of withdrawal must be made using the DCIS Notification of Withdrawal Form (click here to download form). The completed form can be submitted by e-mail to the Admissions Office at admissions@dovercourt.edu.sg or by hand to School Reception. Verbal or provisional withdrawal, or e-mails without the prescribed form, will not be accepted as effective notification.

An additional reminder to all parents regarding our invitation to the presentation on the Parent Satisfaction Survey on Wednesday, 3rd May from 8:45am – 9.30am in Cooper Hall. This survey enables us to create a thorough development plan for our school as we receive your input and commentary to help guide us with our decisions. Please fill out this form if you would like to attend this event.

We also remind all families that there will be no school on Monday 1st May as it is a public holiday. School will resume normally on Tuesday 2nd May.

The first two weeks of Term 3 include the start of our 45 Year Celebrations, Coffee Morning for new parents, our DCA parent association meeting, ECA allocations and the Parent Satisfaction Survey presentation.

Monday, 24th April

Term 3 Starts

Monday, 24th April

DCIS CPE Student Contracts Due for New Students

Tuesday, 25th April, 8.45am – 9.30am in the Cafe

New Parent Coffee Morning

Tuesday, 25th April, 8.00pm in Room 73

DCA Parent Association Meeting

Wednesday, 26th April

Term 3 ECA Allocations sent to Parents

Friday, 28th April

Extra-Curricular Activities Begin

Sunday, 30th April – Sunday, 7th May


Monday, 1st May

Public Holiday (Labour Day)

Tuesday, 2nd May, 9am

Deadline for Notification of Withdrawal - end of Term 3 

Tuesday, 2nd May – Friday, 12th May

DCIS 45 Year Celebrations - between the 2nd and 12th May we will be celebrating Dover Court's 45th birthday with a range of activities including; time capsule burial, self-portraits, birthday crafts, class celebrations and a 70's dress up day on Friday 12th May.  For more information please speak to your child's class teacher.

Tuesday, 2nd May – Friday, 5th May

May Monthly Newsletter Published Online

Tuesday, 2nd May – Friday, 26th May

2017-2018 Parent ID Forms Distributed

Wednesday, 3rd May, 8.45am – 9.30am in Cooper Hall

Parent Satisfaction Survey Principal Presentation

Thursday, 4th May

Anti-Bullying Day (Non-Uniform Day)

Friday, 5th May in Cooper Hall

Lower Primary, 9.00am – 9.30am

Upper Primary, 10.00am – 10.30am

Primary School Vesak Day Assembly

Lower Primary (Class 2RE and 2SF)

Upper Primary (Class 3SW and 3SA)


Updated Term 3 Calendar

As we have already mentioned, the calendar in your Parent Handbook is no longer valid so refer to the updated version of Term 3 Calendar of Events. All modifications will be reflected on our website and other social media locations.

45 Year Celebration

This year DCIS will be celebrating 45 years of education excellence here in Singapore. The festivities begin on 2nd May and will include opening ceremonies, a time capsule, songs and ending up on Friday 12th May with a birthday cake to close out the festivities.  

Extra Curricular Activities (ECAs)

Please note that ECAs will be allocated on Wednesday April 26th. If you have any questions, contact our ECA Administrators at activities@dovercourt.edu.sg

DCA Updates and DCIS Parent Representatives

This week the DCA will be holding the DCA Parent Association meeting on Tuesday 25th April. Click here to see all updates on the DCA web page

Two Ongoing DCIS Initiatives

A reminder about our two ongoing initiatives for DCIS families:

  1. Mobile School App 
    We have officially launched the DCIS mobile school app that will allow you to directly access from your mobile device (handphone, iPad, tablet) numerous informational services, from the lunch menus to ECAs, from contact numbers to social media. The app can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. (Click to read more)
  2. DCIS International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Scholarship
    DCIS has been approved* for the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) and is now authorised as an IB World School. We are pleased to announce that we will be offering partial scholarships for qualified students for this prestigious programme that provides excellent preparation for university education and employment. (Click to read more

NAE News

Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard

The Juilliard School, a world leader in performing arts education, and Nord Anglia Education are pleased to announce that applications are open for Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard – our summer programme from 8 – 21 July 2017 for students aged 10 – 18 years old. In addition there is a significant 15% discount from the standard price for all DCIS students. 

Click here for more information on this exciting programme. 

Global Campus: The weeks ahead (w/c 24th April and 1st May)


  • 28 April – deadline for the Global Challenge
  • 28 April – deadline for the Lego Challenge
  • 2 May – deadline for the Superhero Challenge (please see the Global Library section below for more information)


An update about the winners and runner-ups has been announced. Certificates have been sent and digital badges have been issued.  We will be in touch to discuss the mailing of prizes, if we haven’t done so already. Check out the winning and highly commended entries on the Creative Writing competition pages! The winners can also be found on the GC Online Winners Wall.

  • Shortlisted stories can be viewed in the Global Campus community on NAU
  • Students who took part in the Creative Writing competition can still collect a certificate of participation via the online spaces on Global Campus Online.


  • A special training programme has been created for students going to Les Martinets and is available on GC Online.


  • Students from Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong have challenged the Global Campus to create a superhero to represent their city and help the world reach the UN Global Goals. Students need to draw and describe a superhero of their own, scan it, and upload it to the Padlet on the “My Brother is a Superhero” page on the Global Library section of GC Online. The closing date is 2nd of May and winners will receive a signed copy of one of David Solomon’s books


  • The final Lego challenge for the year - ‘Build a boat’ - is now live! Students are tasked with building a boat that can float on water solely out of Lego. They will need to post a picture of their boats floating on water to the Padlet in order to have a chance of winning a Master Builder award. The deadline for the challenge is Friday, 28th April.

Have a great week all. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any queries you may have, and keep in contact! We love to see and hear what you have been up to with the Global Campus.

The Global Campus Team

Lunch Service

Back by popular demand, our school catering company Chartwells are extending a complimentary food credit, worth $20.00, with every $200.00 that you topped up into your MY SCHOOL ACCOUNT. Don’t miss out this opportunity to take advantage of this generous offer from Chartwells. (Click here for more information). 

Gentle reminder of the move to a biometrics food ordering process for Year 3 and above. The introductory letter and biometrics permission form can be found on our Parent Essentials website in the 'School Lunches' webpage.

Please click here to see the April menus:

And click here to see the May menus:


Sports Fixtures For Next Two Weeks

Mon 24th April  U12 Girls Football Division 2 vs NPS 4.30pm DCIS
Tues 25th April  U14 Girls Basketball vs UWCE 4.00pm OFS
Tues 25th April  U8 Boys Football Division 2  4.30PM DCIS 
Wed 26th April U12 Boys football vs GISS QT 4.30pm DCIS
Thurs 27th April U11 Netball Friendlies Team 1+2  4.30pm TTS
Thurs 27th April U8 Girls Football Division 2  4.30pm ICS
Thurs 27th April U11 Boys Rugby Friendlies  4.30pm TURF CITY
Thurs 27th April U14 Girls Basketball Div 3 vs CIS LKS 4.00pm CIS LKS
Tues 2nd May MIXED Swimming Gala vs Marlborough - Malaysia 4.30pm DCIS
Tues 2nd May U8 Boys Football ACSIS Division 2 4.30pm ICS
Wed 3rd May U14 Boys Basketball 4.30pm ICS
Thurs 4th May U8 GIRLS FOOTBALL ACSIS Division 2 4.30pm SAS
Thurs 4th May U14 BOYS BASKETBALL ACSIS Div 3 V UWCD 4.00pm UWCD
Sat 6th May Yr 3+4 ACSIS JUNIOR SCHOOL ATHLETICS  7.45am-12.00 noon Choa Chu
Sat 6th May Yr 5+6 ACSIS JUNIOR SCHOOL ATHLETICS  12.45-5.00pm Choa Chu
Sat 6th May Mixed UWCD SWIM MEET 7am - 2pm UWCD

As you can see, these will be a very busy two weeks for all DCIS students. We would like to wish all our families, both returning and new, a wonderful start to Term 3. 

Best wishes,

Mr. Christopher Short


May Calendar of Events

Please note that further details on sporting events and any updates are also made on the DCIS Website Calendar with weekly events highlighted on the DCIS Website Homepage and the weekly news on our News and Insights webpage.

Wednesday, 10th May

Public Holiday (Vesak Day)

Friday, 12th May

DCIS ‘70s’ Day (Non-Uniform Day)

Monday, 15th May – Friday, 16th June

iGCSE Exams

Wednesday, 17th May, 8.45am – 9.30am in Cooper Hall

Parent Workshop: Sixth Form and IB Diploma Programme at DCIS

Monday, 22nd May, 3.30pm – 5.30pm

Primary School Parent Teacher Conferences

Tuesday, 23rd May, 5.00pm – 7.00pm

Primary School Parent Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, 24th May, 8.45am – 9.30am in Cooper Hall

Parent Workshop: ESL Programme at DCIS

Friday, 26th May

2017-2018 Parent ID Forms Due

Friday, 26th May in Cooper Hall

Lower Primary, 9.00am – 9.30am

*Primary School Assembly

Lower Primary (Class RHN and RMM)

Friday, 26th May

No ECAs Day

Monday, 29th May – Friday, 2nd June (inclusive)

Term 3 Half Term