In 1992, the school moved to a new campus at Dover Road. Between 1942 and 1945, the Japanese occupied Singapore during World War II. As you’d expect from any international school, there’s a broad and progressive six-year academic programme focusing on English, science, mathematics, arts and humanities. "All students who have been caned will be required to attend counselling sessions arranged by the school". ACS Cobham International School is a mixed, mainstream, all-through school with sixth form, for students aged 2-18. Accordingly, in 2004 ACS(I) began its Integrated Programme, adopting the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) to that end. The Guitar Orchestra, established in 2003, has won three consecutive Gold medals in the SYF competitions, with a Gold award for its Secondary Orchestra and a Gold with Honours award for its College Orchestra in the 2007 SYF competition. As these students are expected to attend university, the Ministry decided that it would benefit them to bypass GCE 'O' Level and sit directly for a pre-university examination. The Boys' Brigade and Boys' Brigade Primers also encompasses the Boys' Brigade Bagpipe Band,[33] one of only 15 in Singapore. Admission to our school is merit-based and no Singaporean admitted to ACS (Independent) will be turned away because he / she cannot afford school fees. It was ranked as one of the top three bands in all three years. Learn how and when to remove this template message, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, https://www.ib-schools.com/page.asp?t=Global-Top-50, People's Representative Council of Indonesia, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, https://web.archive.org/web/20070930224744/http://www.moe.gov.sg/press/2004/pr2004sea_sda.htm, "ACS (Independent) IB students among world's best", "Principal of ACS Independent steps down", "Fanny Tan named acting principal of ACS Independent", "Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) Appoints Winston Hodge as Principal", "13 ACS Independent students achieve perfect score in IB exams", "ACS(I) tops in IB exams again with 29 perfect scorers", "Want to complain about your child's teacher? ACS(I) is known for its sporting tradition and has numerous sports facilities, including an artificial turf, a gymnasium, swimming pools and basketball, squash and tennis courts. In the Singapore International Band Festival 2008, the band competed against professional bands in the open division and won the only Gold award, it also achieved second place in the Finals. Founded in 1886 by the Rev William Fitzjames Oldham, it was recognised as an IB World School in 2005, and has since consistently ranked among the top 3 schools worldwide that offer the IB Diploma Programme.[1]. ACS Houses were named initially after churchmen Bishop James Thoburn, Bishop William F Oldham, and Rev Goh Hood Keng; and philanthropists Tan Kah Kee and Cheong Koon Seng. In addition, an annual interdisciplinary colloquium is conducted where experts in different fields and teachers of various disciplines come together to discuss the similarities and differences of their subjects with each other and with the student participants. This keeps up a fine tradition of our school competing […] It also hosts a yearly concert event, F.R.E.T.S (Finally a Really Exciting Thing to See). Though this dream failed to materialize, the ACSOBA was formed. ACS(I) was also one of the first schools to offer the Gifted Education Programme, and is the only school that offers it alongside the Integrated Programme. Head of school: Mr. Arene Koh. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies. ACS National Meeting, San Diego. Influence of methanol on transport of OH- in anion-exchange membrane. The award only applies to the following hostels: ACS (Independent) Boarding School (Mixed) ACS Oldham Hall (Mixed) Anglican House (Mixed) Dunman High School Hostel (Mixed) Hwa Chong Institution Boarding School (Mixed) In 1988 the Ministry of Education started its Independent School programme. We are […] ACJChas obtained the Sustained Achievement Awards for sports, physical fitness and aesth… Read more about cookies. In 2001 then-Principal Ong told The Straits Times that "we have corporal punishment for some serious offences. In the SIBF competition for 2010, the band achieved Silver in the Open Category, while in 2012, the Symphonic Band was awarded a Gold in Division II and the Wind Ensemble was awarded Silver in Division I. It has been The Straits Times' Top School in Sports (Boys) in an almost unbroken streak since this title was first awarded, from 1996 to 2009. The information on this page is pulled automatically from the IB information system (IBIS). For male students, it consists of a white short-sleeved shirt, with either dark blue short trousers (for Year 1 to 3 students) or dark blue long trousers (for Year 4 to 6 male students). Junior Division Years 1 and 2. ACS National Meeting, San Diego. Language of instruction: ENGLISH. The Choir has achieved a Gold award in the 2009 SYF Central Judging, as well as a Gold award in the recent 2011 SYF Central Judging. Year 5 and 6 utilize the IB Diploma Programme. Drawing inspiration from the anthem, Dr Yap Pheng Geck designed the school arms in 1930. A secondary school was opened at Cairnhill Road. I don’t think the last day of school is particularly happy for anybody, especially for ACS boys who had spent six years of their lives relatively sheltered by the walls and ceilings of this school. [20] Male students in Years 1 to 4 wear a dark blue tie with the ACS logo design on it. This site is best viewed using current versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Microsoft Edge at a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher. Established in 1994, the ACS (Independent) Boarding School houses around 500 students, mostly overseas scholars from the People's Republic of China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, and India. [citation needed] ACS(I) offers the first four years of the Integrated Programme together with their affiliate, Methodist Girls' School, which allows students to proceed directly to ACS(I) (Year 5-6) without taking the GCE 'O' Levels to complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. [13] In 2016, 41 scored the perfect score, accounting for the 48 in Singapore and 81 worldwide to do so. Males in Years 5 and 6 wear a striped tie with the school colours to distinguish them from the lower levels. The number of perfect scorers increased to 29 in 2012[11] and 37 in 2013. In the GCE 'Ordinary' level examinations, ACS(I) had been ranked in the top 15 institutions in Singapore for a number of years since 1995. ACS has many partner schools such as Anglo-Chinese School (Junior) and Anglo Chinese Junior College. Poly(amidoamine) (PAMAM) dendrimers are increasingly studied as model nanoparticles for a variety of biomedical applications, notably in systemic administrations. Today, it has grown to a family of six fine schools [including ACS (Independent), ACS (Junior), ACS (Primary), ACS (Barker Road) and Anglo-Chinese Junior College] in Singapore and ACS (Jakarta) in Indonesia, with a total enrolment of more than 10,000. bus services. The colours also symbolize both spiritual and material accomplishment. Re-Uploading the video I created back in 2015 as a tribute to the School I spent 13 years of my life in. During his tenure, both the Cairnhill and Barker Road premises were expanded, the latter with the building of the Lee Hall, a three-storey building housing twelve classrooms and four laboratories. Acs (int) is a pure international, private school and school fees are higher Acs (independent) is a government school, which a cut-off point, later mixing with MGS (Methodist girls schools) I recommend u to go to acsi if u can, it’s cut-off point is way higher by like 50 marks :) 544 views [8], It has been consistently ranked as one of the top secondary schools in Singapore. Other, Presented, 08/2019. School Overview. Leaving ACS (Independent) – 2012. Other independent school Gender of entry: Mixed ID: URN: 125421, DfE number: 936/6529 UKPRN: 10043891 Establishment status: Open . As someone who attended ACS independent I think I’m qualified to respond. To date, ACS (Independent) holds the record for the school with the most World Champion titles, with 17 as of 2016. Its name came from the fact that it conducted lessons in English at night and Chinese in the afternoon. Ong Teck Chin held the post from 1994 to October 2010. One of the things that stands out about ACS (International), though, is its extensive lead… The pre-war principal, T.W. It was officially formed on 10 July 1914, 28 years after ACS was started at Amoy Street. J.S. It moved back into the rebuilt premises in December 2002 and was renamed ACS Oldham Hall to emphasise its roots as a strong and vibrant member of the ACS family. Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) (ACS(I)) (Chinese: 英华自主中学) is a Methodist school in Singapore. View Mark Roberts’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Gender: COEDUCATIONAL. Founded in 1886, ACS (Independent) strives to be a beacon of truth and light, a world class institution through the holistic development of our students. The school motto, 'The Best Is Yet To Be', is taken from the second line of the poem by Robert Browning, Rabbi ben Ezra (1864),[15] and serves to encourage students to achieve greater heights by reminding them that their best achievements are yet to come. ACS (Independent) holds the record of having the largest amount of Uniformed Groups in a single school. In September 1950, the secondary school moved from Cairnhill to Barker Road. [23], It has many various facilities, including a daily laundry service, Wi-Fi in common areas and daily meals. The school was invited by the Ministry of Education to pioneer an Integrated Programme along with several other schools, targeted at high-achieving students. We include mainstream schools and special schools across both state and independent settings. Finally, the overall shield shape represents the knightly virtues of chivalry, honour, loyalty, valour and manliness. Dear Vendors, Please be informed that our Mixed Vegetable Rice Stall is available for rent/take-over. Participation in 2 CCAs is compulsory for all pupils from Year 1 to 4. The shirt is always tucked in. It is adapted from the Canadian unofficial national anthem "The Maple Leaf Forever". The Rev Nagle contacted the Old Boys, some of whom were distinguished citizens holding prominent positions in society then, to garner their support to realise Bishop Oldham’s dream. Strand 1 is focused on mathematics, physical sciences, life sciences, earth sciences, information sciences and technological studies and also contains elements of social sciences. Nagle, the school introduced regular religious services and physical education classes. The Choir, established in the 1980s, has taken part in many international and local choral competitions and workshops. ACS(I) has a number of facilities, including a campus-wide Wi-Fi network, air-conditioned classrooms, computer and science laboratories, multi-purpose halls, auditoriums, and lecture theatres. The Anglo-Chinese Continuation School was started by the new principal, the Rev. Independent schools are allowed to be privately funded and subject to less government regulation in setting out their curriculum. Filter the full list below by various criteria including your local authority, type of schools, the nature of a schools SEN provision or simply by name if you want to view a specific school. School News and Events. 33 , 74 , 166 , 196 IBDP 2019 Results Summary . The Orchestra achieved two Gold with Honours awards at the 2007 SYF competition, for both its Secondary and College String groups. Founded in 1967 to serve the needs of global and local families, ACS International Schools educate over 3,700 students, aged 2 to 18, day and boarding, from more than 100 countries. The Scout and Venture Scout units of the school are also the largest in Singapore. Part of the ACS group, which runs a number of independent international schools in the UK and elsewhere, ACS Egham provides for over 600 students aged 3-18. IGCSE 2019 Results Summary . From 2012 onwards, students from Methodist Girls' School will move to ACS(I) after their first four years, in year 5 to complete their 6-year IP leading to the IBDP with the ACS(I) batch, without taking the GCE "O" levels. ACS Mixed Martial Arts, La Marque, Texas. By the following year, enrolment had increased to 104, and the school moved to Coleman Street. Kids and Adult Classes. Thio Chan Bee, the first Asian principal of ACS, took over in 1952. The houses in chronological order, and their house colours, are: The school has over 50 different CCAs,[20] including more than 10 clubs and societies in diverse fields. If any details are incorrect, a school's coordinator can update them using My School. However, the NPCC (Sea) unit and Military Bagpipe Band have since been shut down. dover mrt, buona vista mrt, one-north mrt . The site was opened by Dr Richard Hu, Minister of Finance of Singapore, on 1 March 1993, the 107th anniversary of the school's founding by Bishop William Fitzjames Oldham.[2]. [6] Then, in December 2018, Arene Koh was appointed as principal. Like most schools, there is a variety of different social groups at ACS. [17], The house system is a way of grouping students into mutually competitive groups. ACS (Independent) has been affiliated with the international Odyssey of the Mind competitions since 1998, when its team represented Singapore at the World Finals in Disneyworld, Florida. [44] The Wind Ensemble received a Gold in its first year of participation in SYF in 2007, as well as a Bronze in 2009 and a Silver in 2011. Also in 1950, Post School Certificate Classes, later known as Pre-University Classes because they were supposed to prepare students for tertiary education, were set up, and the first batch of girl students was enrolled in ACS. Ties must be worn at all times during school hours. Strand 2 is focused on the languages, language arts and literature, history and social studies and also contains elements of the performing arts in general. Ask a question about any aspect of our organization, from becoming an IB World School to accessing professional development. Between 1914 and 1920, led by the Rev. 139650 Poly-rotaxanes as novel solid polymer electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries: insight from molecular dynamics simulations. We do not record any personal information entered above. This was accepted by the ACS Board of Governors. The Symphonic Band has also received Distinction Awards at the 2013 and 2015 Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation for Concert Bands.[47][48]. It also collaborated with the Singapore Armed Forces Central Band in March 2007, and was the featured orchestra in the 2007 HSBC Young Talents' Concert. They also have to complete a total of 120 hours of Creativity, Action, Service, and Leadership (CASL) and submit an Individualised Study Option (ISO) which prepares them for the IBDP's Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) and Extended Essay (EE). Technically, this creature is a heraldic wyvern, however, in a heritage talk to the year ones Vice Principal Patrick Soo has claimed that this is a misconception, referring it to just the 'ACS Creature'. Hinch, who had been interned by the Japanese, returned to the school. The school also offers the usual suite of uniformed groups and a full range of performing arts and sports groups. [9] In 2010, 27 students worldwide were reported to have achieved the perfect score, of whom 13 came from the ACS(I) November 2009 examination cohort;[10] in 2011, it produced 28 students who earned the perfect score. The school's Young Diplomats' Society has received awards in multiple Model United Nations Conferences both locally and overseas and also organises the annual International Model United Nations Conference. The school is close to Newton MRT station. At the same time, Anglo-Chinese Primary School abandoned Coleman Street (the old building now housing the National Archives of Singapore) to share premises with the new secondary school at Barker Road, now named ACS (Barker Road). [18] In 2005, three other benefactors of the school were honoured by having houses named after them: these were Dr Lee Seng Gee, Dr Shaw Vee Meng and Tan Sri Dr Tan Chin Tuan.[19]. The remaining components include PE/CCA, NE/PCCG programmes and enrichment options designed to develop leadership ability and creativity. The school's stated aim is to have every student be 'A Scholar, an Officer and a Gentleman'. Placed in chief azure above the three letters of the school name is a golden creature with a lion's head, an eagle's wings and a dragon's body with claws, representing that the school was founded when Singapore was a British colony, by an American Methodist mission and during the Qing Dynasty in China. 121 Dover Road Other, Presented, 08/2019. ACS National Meeting, San Diego. Among subjects specially covered for the Integrated Programme in preparation for the year 5-6 IBDP, are Introduction to Human Societies (IHS), Language Arts (LA), and Philosophy of Disciplines (POD). However, with respect to blood-contacting applications, amine-terminated dendrimers have recently been shown to activate platelets and cause a fatal, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)-like condition in mice and rats. Specialised Art and Music electives, National Education, and affective/religious education are also included. Our schools – 3 in Greater London and 1 in Doha, Qatar – are … P.L. Diploma students study six subjects from at least five out of six subject groups, concurrently over two years, as well as the core elements of the programme (Theory of Knowledge, the Extended Essay and Creativity, Action, Service). Anglo-Chinese family of schools have received annual school awards given out by the Ministry of Education of Singapore, ACS (Independent) has achieved the Singapore Quality Award, all four Best Practice Awards, School Distinction and School Excellence Awards. 1.8K likes. / The best is yet to be...' Nicholson, D. H. S., and Lee, A. H. E., eds (1917). 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