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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.

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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 25th September

Sporting fixtures, EAL Workshop and Coffee and preparation for UN Day and Trunk or Treat

  • Secondary Assembly: UN Global Summit and Switzerland Expedition
  • DCIS Lions Under 9s Boys Football
  • Visit to Microsoft and Forging Future Collaboration
  • Boys U16 Football ACSIS vs AIS
  • Lower Primary Assembly with 1RE and 1SH

Dear DCIS Parents and Families,

This week includes an EAL Parent Workshop and Coffee Morning and quite a few sporting fixtures. Good luck to all involved! We are also starting to prepare for big community events coming up later in Term 1 including UN Day in October and the DCA Trunk or Treat Halloween family event with communications being sent to parents through the next few weeks to help prepare.

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):

New school year welcome from Nord Anglia Education CEO, Andrew Fitzmaurice

Lower Primary Assembly with 1SH and 1RE

U10 Netball Team Compete in First Tournament of the Year

Year 9 and 10 Visit to Microsoft and Forging Future Collaboration

First Victory for DCIS Lions U16 Boys

UN NAE Global Summit and Switzerland Expedition Assembly

DCIS U9 Boys Football Teams' Bright Start Cut Short By Bad Weather

Calendar Events

Here is a list of the main events happening this week (do check our website calendar for updated events over the year):


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Parent Workshop: EAL Programme followed by EAL Parent Coffee Morning

Sport Fixtures, Events and ECAs

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

Tuesday 26th September U12 Boys  4.30PM U12 Boys Rugby D3
Tuesday 26th September U9 Boys  4.30PM U9 Boys Football ACSIS D3
Tuesday 26th September U9 Girls  4.30PM U9 Girls Football ACSIS D3
Wednesday 27th September U16 Girls  4.30PM U16 Girls ACSIS Football vs SAS D3
Wednesday 27th September U12/U14 MIXED  4.00PM Middle School Cross Country Inv.
Wednesday 27th September U10 Girls 4.30PM U10 Girls Netball vs DCSG
Thursday 28th September U12 Girls 4.30PM U12 Girls ACSIS Netball vs CIS (TK)
Monday 2nd October U16 Girls 4.30PM U16 Girls ACSIS Football vs GWA D3
Tuesday 3rd October U12 Girls 4.30PM

U12 Girls ACSIS Netball vs SJII

Tuesday 3rd October U9 Boys 4.30PM U9 Boys Football ACSIS D3
Tuesday 3rd October U9 Girls   4.30PM U9 Girls Football ACSIS D3
Wednesday 4th October U16 Girls  4.10PM U16 Girls ACSIS Football vs GIIS EC D3

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

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

As previously communicated the main cafeteria will go cash free from Thursday 28th September. The DCIS Café will continue to accept cash. Although, the cash facility in the DCIS Café is really designed to accommodate parents for occasional use, so we recommend that all students are signed up for a Campus Online account. This limits cash on site and allows parents to track purchases that students make during the day through their Campus Online accounts. 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

There are DCA Class Parents now for nearly all classes in the school. Thank you to all the parents (new and returning) who have stepped up to the plate to help with this. 

The next DCA event is the Trunk or Treat. Information on signing up for a car has been sent to parents today. Ticket sales will follow next week. We are looking for volunteers to help with the organisation and running of this and other events. 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. 

Download the DCA Trunk or Treat Car Registration Form here.

NAE Global Campus


  • 30 October - updated deadline for the Photographers of the Year 2017/18 competition


  • After a discussion with several schools regarding the Photographers of the Year 2017/18 competition, we have decided to extend the deadline from Monday, 2nd October to Monday, 30th October 2017.
  • Mrs Kertrestel will be collecting and judging the entries. Please do not print them out or email them to her. Instead you can join the Edmodo group using the code : mrpurw   to upload any entries
  • Please note that his competition is open to secondary students and Year 6, who have access to Edmodo.


  • The focus of the 2017/18 Global Challenge is:
  • Goal 11, Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Goal 12, Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Thank you to everyone who is tweeting about their work with the Global Challenge. Join the conversation using the tag #NAEUNICEF


  • The Global Library list can be downloaded from the Global Campus activity resource area on NAU.  
  • Students who want to take part in the Global Library must join via the online space on Global Campus Online.  When they join, they receive a certificate that celebrates their participation in the Global Library. They are also able to earn badges, please see the online space for more details.
  • All texts are available in the infant and junior libraries.


  • The first Lego challenge will be released in October. Stay tuned!


  • Some students have already received their primary passports for 2017/18
  • All students in Year 4, 5 and 6 will be given a passport this week, if they have not received one already.
  • Login details will also be given to upper primary and secondary students this week.

Have a great week all. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any queries you may have!

Many thanks,
The Global Campus Team

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:


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Parent Workshop: EAL Programme followed by EAL Parent Coffee Morning



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Parent Workshop: Secondary School Assessments and Reports




Lower Primary Assembly 1JF/1LC




Upper Primary Assembly 3KN/3JH




Dyslexia Awareness Day




British High Commission Travel Awareness Presentation




James Grime, Eminent Mathematician and Code Breaker Visit




Secondary School Assembly




Parent Workshop: Primary School Phonics and Spelling




DCA Parent Association Meeting




Lower Primary School Assembly 2SC/1&2SF (EAL)




September/October Newsletter Published Online




Upper Primary School Assembly 5EC/5LH/5&6LJ (EAL)

12/10/2017 - 13/10/2017



Juilliard Curriculum Specialist, Brian Drye, Visit




No Friday ECA due to Half Term Break




Term 1 Half Term