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About Us

UWCSEA is a united, welcoming community, spread across two campuses that embrace students and their families.
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Guiding Statements

Our Guiding Statements help to ensure that our students are equipped to enact the mission throughout their lives. 
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Learning

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Learning

A UWCSEA education is values-based and holistic, developing young people who will build a more peaceful and sustainable world. Learn more.

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K–12 Concept-Based Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to help students develop knowledge, skills and understanding through five elements of our learning programme. Learn more.

Community

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Students

The passion and energy of our diverse community of students is what makes our campuses come to life. Learn more.

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Scholars

Our scholars come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring unique perspectives and experience to our community. Learn more.

Our Big Ideas

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Our Big Ideas

As a learning community, we engage with the world of ideas to connect concepts and put ideas into action. Learn more.

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Kishore Mahbubani Speaker Series: Reimagining Learning

Join us as we engage pioneers and thinkers in education in the lead up to our 50th anniversary year. 
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Admissions

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Welcome

A welcome from our Director of Admissions and introduction to our process. Learn more.

UWCSEA runs an annual application cycle

Make an application 

Find our more about our annual admissions cycle and join our Admissions updates email list. Learn more.

Support Us

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Support us

The UWCSEA culture of giving and service is central to our identity as a mission-aligned community. Learn more.

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Impact of Giving

The generosity of our community has had a significant impact on individuals and groups in Singapore, the region and globally. Learn more.

Curriculum structure

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The UWCSEA curriculum shares a common structure across all elements, consisting of Standards, Strands, Conceptual Understandings and Benchmarks. This is not only for the Academic element of our programme, but also for Outdoor Education, Personal Social Education and Service. In this regard, we are the first educational institution in the world to have a concept-based Learning Programme in all learning areas. Rationales are written for all five of our programme elements, outlining the purpose for its inclusion in the UWCSEA learning programme. 

Here is a sample of our Visual Arts curriculum with an explanation of our curriculum design:

A sample of UWCSEA Concept-based Curriculum design, using a Visual Arts curriculum example

Curious to learn more?

Gain a greater understanding of how our curriculum works in our Academic programme using a Science example, in our Outdoor Education programme using Foundation Skills as a model, or in our PSE curriculum as Safe Behaviours.

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Academics example:
Physics

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Outdoor Education example: Expedition skills

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PSE example:
Safe Behaviours

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