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Announcements

2019 September Holiday Programmes

① Beautiful Literary Compositions for Lower Primary Students Monday 9 September - Wednesday 11 September 10 am - 12 pm Good writing has never been more relevant than it is today. Far from being an exercise in merely memorising phrases and storylines, the beauty of composition writing is in how

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Academia Lecture Series

Academia Lecture Series: The Art of PSLE English & Composition Writing

Examinations are a quintessential aspect of childhood culture; a language examination is, in many ways, an English and writing competition with strictly defined parameters. At Academia, we see the beauty in the language and, indeed, even the examination itself. The PSLE English paper is not just manageable but also a

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Announcements

2019 June Holiday Programmes

① A Celebration of Composition Compositions, like vegetables and cheese, can sometimes be an acquired taste for these young ones. Luckily, Ms Emmanuel, the Head of our Foundation Programme, is here to help make it fun, engaging and a meaningful experience. We invite you to join Ms Emmanuel for a

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Announcements

Dr Coomber’s Remarkable Reflections

I had a great first year at Academia. To my GP students this year, I hope you found the A level paper manageable. It wasn't an easy paper and the questions were tricky, but I hope you were able to answer the national borders and foreign aid questions based on

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The Story of Academia

This is the story of Academia; the story of our profound guiding philosophy. A story of how a carefully controlled learning environment, with the right guide to show you the way, can take you on a journey to a future that feels transcendental. Academic success is an important part of

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Announcements

2018 Academia Year In Review

2018 was an inspiring year for all of us at Academia. It meant more than the remarkable examination results achieved by many. Some of you texted us immediately when you got your stellar results (literally, stellar 🤩), letting us know you were on your way to the school of your choice.

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Announcements

Short Holiday Programmes for Uncommon Budding Minds

Preparatory Programmes Our preparatory programmes are short weekly courses to help ease the transition into new educational systems and curricula. So you can focus on enjoying the experience of a new environment and have time to smell the roses. Holiday Workshops Our holiday workshops are 3-day workshops designed to give

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A 360° Learning Experience

The Art of Studying (And How the Smartest Students Do It)

Consider the fact that the end-of-year examinations are approaching and that if you haven’t started revising for examinations, it’s about time you got started. As chronic procrastinators often tell themselves: better late than never. Furthermore, do consider the fact that, with ever-increasing demands on our time, and with our second

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Knowledge & Power

How Does An Asian International Student Get Into Harvard, Yale or Princeton (HYP)?

Mention the Ivy League in any part of the world and almost anybody will know what you are talking about: those hallowed institutions in the Northeast of the US that ostensibly produce the next generation of global talent. (Oxbridge and the rest of the Russell Group in the UK, of

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Announcements

June Holiday Programmes

This June, we invite your child to participate in a transformative experience. It is with immense pleasure that we at Academia announce our classic holiday programmes for aspirational students with their sights set on becoming global citizens. Your personal identity is bound up in the character-defining schools you attend and

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Personal Branding & Well-Being

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Myself

In summer, the weather in Princeton is far more oppressive than ostensibly tropical Singapore. The neo-Gothic architecture does not necessarily lend itself to air-conditioning, so the dorms turn into ornate stone ovens. This also explains why the verdant lawns are a sea of polychromatic Ralph Lauren sundresses, polo shirts and

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