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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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March Holiday Programmes

The most sophisticated March holiday English programmes. Designed with a difference. Our workshops combine essential writing practice, literary techniques, and personal feedback that channels expertise into your child's own learning process. All these elements come together to add that undefinable and intangible quality to your child’s personal portfolio - a

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2017 Annual Report

CONTEXT This year, Academia took in a large number of new students in the first quarter of the year, representing almost 30% of our total student population at its peak. Many of these students came to us because they were performing weakly and/or dissatisfied with their results after being at

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General Paper by Dr Neil Coomber x Academia

Real notes and essay plans, created by experts. Real writing, done in class, with detailed feedback and analysis. Real insights on what the Cambridge examiners are looking for. This is how we think it should be done. Introducing General Paper by Dr Neil Coomber x Academia. The most rigorous and

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Introduction to Secondary One Programme

Secondary English is a completely different beast from Primary school. The rules of the game change dramatically: the emphasis is now on deep language skills, a wide and insightful knowledge base, literary sensitivity, and most importantly - a sense of style when writing. The last element accounts for the bewildering

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Introduction to Primary One Programme

Our Introduction to Primary One programme has been running for a couple of years now and this year, we’ve kicked it up a notch, unifying a richly designed English and Mathematics curriculum into a 360° learning experience. Yes, our programme is now a perfectly pitched blend of both core subjects.

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End of Term 2 and Looking Ahead

We began the year by developing a plethora of resources, in addition to our worksheets, to ensure our students get the best possible start to their academic year. These resources incorporate learning techniques that we have designed from both pedagogical and student perspectives, giving your child as many options as

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June Jungle Gym

Children are naturally creative. It isn’t a lack of ideas that prevents students from writing well and becoming top-notch students. Rather, it is a lack of commitment to reifying their ideas through rigorous practice. In a world full of shiny technological distractions, we are constantly refining our formula for getting your

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Academic Admissions Prep (DSA)

DSA can be a stressful experience. Nothing in your child’s career at school will have prepared them to showcase their talent and aptitude this way. The DSA interview process demands that candidates answer confidently, yet humbly; the personal statement requires applicants to describe their achievements, demonstrate character and show self-awareness

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Building a Literary Portfolio: The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay 2017

The 3-day holiday workshop is aimed at helping young budding writers craft a substantial and remarkable piece of writing to be submitted for the renowned Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition. On the first day, students will be asked to brainstorm on the theme – ‘A Commonwealth of Peace’ – and the

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March Holiday Programmes

Build a personal portfolio with us this March. Our workshops will help you to practice essential writing skills that combine academic rigour with literary techniques, finished off with a thoroughly modern aesthetic sensibility for the Millennial generation and beyond. Our teachers, who are also heavily invested in the local literary

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2016 PSLE Results

We couldn’t be more delighted with your results this year, PSLE Class of 2016! 38% of you achieved A* 94% of you achieved A or A* 100% of our GEP students achieved A* More than 80% improved at least one letter grade (A to A*, B to A etc.) in

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