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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.

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

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  • A World of Excitement

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

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

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School Orientation Information

Links and information in preparation for Term 3 of the 2017-2018 Academic Year at Dover Court International School are available below.

  • Orientation Term 1 2016

Dear DCIS Parents and Guardians,

Welcome to to Term 3! Orientation for new students will be from 9am-11am on Friday, 13th  April 2018.

When new families first arrive, please proceed to Cooper Hall. Orientation takes about an hour, and there will be representatives from a number of our service providers, including the bus service, lunch service and Extra-Curricular Activities. Our uniform suppliers will not be present but the DCA Parent Association will be running a second-hand uniform sale in Cooper Hall.

DCIS is required to have certain forms and student/family information on file. All forms should be completed and submitted by Friday April 13th 2018, with the exception of the KAL Transport Request form which should be submitted by March 29th 2018 for bus services commencing on the first day of Term 3. The DCIS contract and Form 12 will be sent during March via DocuSign, an on-line signature system.

Please read through these documents carefully beforehand and if you have any questions, do contact the Admissions Office on admissions@dovercourt.edu.sg

DCIS items to be completed before Orientation:

To Do Item

Information

Web Link

DCIS Student Contract/Student Advisory Note to Students (Form 12)

Required by the Committee for Private Education (DCIS regulator). For further information visit the CPE’s website at www.cpe.gov.sg

Parent 1 as listed on our Application Form and Database will receive an email link to DocuSign to complete the DCIS Student Contract online.

Communication Sign Up

 

DCIS uses a variety of forums for communication. Please register for our communications/school app through the web link and add our social media sites to your favourites.

Link: Sign Up

Bus Service

 

Complete and submit the Bus Service Request Form to KAL Transport 29th March 2018: KAL transport Pte Ltd, Telephone: +65 8721 1535 Email: dcis@kaltransport.com.sg  

Link: Bus Service

 

 

School Uniform

DCIS uses external suppliers for school uniforms:

Nursery to Year 11 Uniforms:
Lim's Uniforms, 211 Holland Road, Holland Road Shopping Centre, #02-18 Singapore 278967 Telephone: +65 6468 3655 Email: generalenquiry@limsuniforms.com

Sixth Form (Year 12 and Year 13): Kim Yik Tailoring, Blk 1091 Lower Delta Road, #04-08 Tiong Bahru n Industrial Estate, Singapore 169202 Telephone: +65 6255 2603

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Lims's Uniforms, 211 Holland Road, Holland Road Shopping Centre, #02-18 Singapore 278967 Telephone: +65 6468 3655 Email: generalenquiry@limsuniforms.com

Link: School Uniform

Lunch Service Selection

Sodexo will be providing catering services for all ages and Year Groups

Link: School Lunches

Extra-Curricular Activities

Information on ECAs for Term 3 will be available on March 21st. Staff will be on hand at Orientation to assist with your registration and you can e-mail activities@dovercourt.edu.sg. For additional information, see our main ECA page.


 

 

DCIS items to be completed before or on Orientation:

Form/Information

Reason

Website Link or Hard Copy

Family Contact and Information Form 2017-2018

 

Updates student contact information on the DCIS database - returning families must complete this form if they have any changes to address or Singapore status

Link: Family Contact and Information Form
(editable online)

 

Medical Form

 

DCIS must have up to date medical data on file for all students - returning families must complete this form if they have any changes to medical information

Link: Medical Form 
(editable online)

Parent ID Registration Form

Parent ID Registration is required for all parents and individuals collecting students from school

Link: Parent ID Registration Form

Vehicle Registration Form/ Vehicle Decal Sticker

All vehicles require a DCIS Vehicle Registration Form and must display the DCIS Vehicle Decal Sticker

Link: Vehicle Sticker Registration Form

Individual Private Music Lesson Form

Indicate interest in individual music lessons at DCIS

Link: Individual Private Music Lesson Form

New Student Mandarin Form

Provides Mandarin teachers information to assist with placement for new students

Link: New Student Mandarin Language Form

Letter of Guarantee

Required for all students with fees paid by a company

Link: Letter of Guarantee

DCIS information published annually:

Information

Reason

Website Link or Hard Copy

Parent Handbook 2017-2018

Processes and policies updated for the 2017-2018 academic year

Link: Parent Handbook 2017-2018

 

Schedule of Fees and Payment 2017-2018

DCIS 2017-2018 fees and  withdrawal information

Link: Schedule of Fees and Payment 2017-2018

Calendars 2017-2018

Term Dates are available and listed on the Schedule of Fees and Payment 2017-2018

 

Link:Term Dates

Link: Website Calendar

 

Primary Student ID Stickers

For all Primary School students to wear in the first 5 days of school

 

 

Orientation Day – Friday, 13th  April 2018

 

Orientation Day will run from 9am -11am on Friday, 13th April 2018:

Cooper Hall Orientation Day Set Up:

In Cooper Hall, information and representatives will be available for the following:

Registration and Primary School Student ID Stickers New parents will register, return completed forms and pick up Primary School Student ID Stickers for start of school
Communications Sign Up Sign up to the school newsletter and the School App
Parent ID/Vehicle ID Passes Parents can register for Parent ID Passes and Vehicle ID Decal Stickers
Entertainment Corner Arts, crafts and entertainment area
Student Photos Student photos will be taken for the school database
Finance Office DCIS staff will assist with questions and information regarding fees
Bus Transport Service KAL Transport will assist with questions and information regarding buses
Cafeteria Service Information/sign up for lunch service
Extra Curricular Activities (ECAs) and Sports Information/sign up for ECAs and sports
Juilliard-NAE Performing Arts Programme and Instrumental Lessons Learn more about these programmes
NAE Global Campus Learn more about this programme
Medical Centre Meet our nurses and share the DCIS Medical Form
DCA Parent Association/Used Uniform Sale Learn more about the DCA events and Class Parents
Guides to Classrooms DCIS staff will help you find your class/form teachers

 

After you have registered, you will be able to meet your new class/form teacher. Teachers will be in their classrooms from 9am to 11am for parents to drop in and meet them. This is an opportunity to find out about your new class and learn about the day-to-day items in the classroom e.g. timetables, supplies, lunches, etc. There will be an opportunity to learn about the curriculum and what your child will be studying in more detail at the Parent Curriculum Evening early in the new term.

First Day of School - Monday, 16th April 2018

Full bus service will be in operation and the school hours will be:

8.30am – 3.00pm              School Day

8.30am – 11.30am            Optional hours for Nursery children*

*Please note that an 11.30am bus service is not available to half-day Nursery students.

All students should follow uniform guidelines. If your child is arriving by bus, members of staff will meet the buses to guide the children safely into the school. Student ID stickers are provided for the first few days of school for Primary students.  If you or your helper are bringing your child, please take them straight to their classrooom.

What to Bring the First Day of School

  1. Regular uniform
  2. School hat (all children must wear school hats when playing outside)
  3. School bag
  4. School supplies - as detailed in the Parent Handbook
  5. Water Bottle (all students are expected to have a water bottle that they can re-fill from the several drinking water outlets around the campus)
  6. Snack and packed lunch (no nuts, please)
  7. A positive attitude and a BIG smile!

We do look forward to seeing you all at Orientation and helping you to settle in to the new school year. Do contact our Admissions Office at admissions@dovercourt.edu.sg if you have any questions before you arrive..  As you review events at the school in Term 3, please do plan to attend the parent coffee morning on Tuesday April 17th in the DCIS Cafe.

We wish you all a wonderful family break, and we hope that those of you who in the midst of moving to Singapore are able to settle quickly and well in to your new routine here on the Little Red Dot.

Best regards,

Mr. Christopher Short
Principal

 

Orientation Information and Forms