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    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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  • A World of Excitement

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

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  • Helping Children Grow

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

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Week Beginning 11th September

Term 1 is well underway and our popular Parent Coffee Mornings continue along with a Parent Workshop on Assessments and Reports in Primary School tomorrow. Don't forget that ECAs (Extra Curricular Activities) also start this Friday afternoon.

  • Year 7 students 'Teamwork' Workshop with Andy Barrow
  • Year 2 Assembly Hari Raya Haji
  • Secondary Curriculum Evening
  • Under 9s Football Lionesses
  • Year 6 Mandarin Trip - 'Little Red Riding Hood' in Mandarin

Dear DCIS Parents and Families,

In the lead up to the Singapore Formula 1 Weekend, we have yet another full packed week for our students and everyone is looking forward to the ECAs starting on Friday.

Communication Reminder

We try to capture key information in this week ahead and don't forget that many articles are published regularly and available to read on our School Blog. Please also note that further details on weekly events and student achievements are also highlighted on website homepage and on Facebook.

School blog highlights from last week include (click to connect to the blogs):

Year 2 Assembly Celebrating Hari Raya Haji

Secondary School Parent Curriculum Evening

Lionesses Roaring Start to the Season

Primary School Workshop: Homework and Guided Reading

Year 6 Mandarin Trip to Little Red Riding Hood

Visiting Speaker: Paralympic Champion Andy Barrow

Calendar Events

This coming week is again filled with Coffee Mornings and a Parent Workshop. Here is a list of the main events happening this week (do check our website calendar for events over the year):

Term 1 Dates Detailed Calendar Events
Term 1: 2017-2018
Monday, 11th September, 8.45am - 9.30am, Main Cafeteria Year 4 Parent Coffee Morning 
Tuesday, 12th September, 8.45am - 9.30am, Cooper Hall Parent Workshop: Primary School Assessments and Reports
Wednesday, 13th September, 8.45am - 9.30am, Main Cafeteria Year 5 Parent Coffee Morning 
Thursday, 14th September, 8.45am - 9.30am, DCIS Café Year 10 & 11 Parent Coffee Morning 
Friday, 15th September, 8.45am - 9.30am, Main Cafeteria Year 6 Parent Coffee Morning
Friday, 15th September ECAs Term 1 Begin


Sport Fixtures, Events and ECAs

Tuesday 12th September U9 Boys 4.30PM U9 Boys Football ACSIS D3
Tuesday 12th September U12 Boys  4.30PM U12 Boys Rugby D3
Tuesday 12th September U9 Girls  4.30PM U9 Girls Football ACSIS D3
Thursday 14th September U16 Boys 4.30PM U16 Boys ACSIS Football vs NPS D3
Monday 18th September U16 Girls 4.30PM U16 Girls ACSIS Football vs Dul D3
Tuesday 19th September U12 Boys 4.30PM U9 Boys Rugby D3
Tuesday 19th September U16 Boys 4.30PM U16 Boys ACSIS Football vs AIS(C) D3
Tuesday 19th September U9 Boys 4.30PM U9 Boys Football ACSIS D3
Tuesday 19th September U9 Girls 4.30PM U9 Girls Football ACSIS D3
Wednesday 20th September U16 Mixed 4.00PM U16 High School Cross Country Inv.

This week DCIS students are competing in the following fixtures. Good luck to all!

Extra-Curricular Activities

Parents should have received ECA confirmations by the end of today. ECAs start on 15th September. Learn more by visiting our ECA page on the DCIS website for more information or email activities@dovercourt.edu.sg.

Primary School Updates

Reading Volunteer Programme

‘Reading Volunteers' will be a regular commitment of approximately 1 hour per week and will be scheduled at the same time each week for those who would like to take part. If you are interested then please could you email the information below to Mrs. Norsheila Abdul: Norsheila.Abdul@dovercourt.edu.sg

  • your name
  • your phone number
  • your own child/children’s class(es) 
  • the year group you are interested in helping with 
  • the day that best suits you

Secondary School Updates

News and events in Secondary School are now highlighted in the weekly Secondary School Spotlight attached below. 

Year 7 - Year 9 Tic Tac Toe Homework

Tic Tac Toe Homework packs for Term 1 for Secondary School students in Year 7 to Year 9 are attached below and will be shared with students and parents this week. The Tic Tac Toe packs are also available from our Secondary School (Years 7 - 11) webpage.

Lunch Service: Sodexo

By now all parents should have received information from Sodexo, our on-campus catering service. You can access the Campus Online page at this link.

For more information, please contact Sodexo at:

Email: DCISCatering.SG.APAC@sodexo.com 

Tel.: +65 9125 5551

DCA Parent Association and Class Parents

DCA Class Parents are needed for classes across the school, so we have created an online survey to recruit volunteers for this critical role in our school. If you are interested in becoming a Class Parent, please take our survey or contact dca@dovercourt.edu.sg.

The DCA Meeting Minutes from last week are now online for parents to review. We are looking for volunteers to help with the organisation and running of DCA events this term including the DCA Family Halloween Event and Christmas Fayre. Please contact us on dca@dovercourt.edu.sg  or when you see us on campus to let us know if you have some spare time to help out and check out the photos and information shared on the DCA Opening Family Picnic blog. 

NAE Programmes and Events

Information about the NAE programmes including the Global Campus programme and the collaborations with Juilliard, MIT and the UN are highlighted across our website and social media. Global Campus will be launched soon and we are in the process of finalising the DCIS students who can join the very exciting NAE Global Campus Expeditions Trip to Tanzania. 

The Great DC Bear Charity Sale

A final reminder that our student inspired DC Bears are available for purchase from School Reception for $25 with all profits being sent to charity. Read more about the sale here.

Best regards,

Mr. Christopher Short


DCIS September Calendar Events:


Start Time

End Time





Class Parent Meeting and Workshop




Parent Workshop: DSE Programme followed by DSE Parent Coffee Morning




Lower Primary School Assembly 1RE/1SH




Upper Primary School Assembly 5VS/5AM




Parent Workshop: EAL Programme followed by EAL Parent Coffee Morning