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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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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.


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

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


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

UWCSEA runs an annual application cycle

Applications for 2024/2025

Applications for the 2024/2025 school year will open on 1 September . 2023 Learn more.



If you are as inspired by our mission to make education a force to unite people...Learn more.

Working at UWCSEA

We welcome applications from prospective colleagues who will contribute to our diverse 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.


Kishore Mahbubani Speaker Series

Join our KMSS sessions as we engage as a community with leading thinkers and conversation shapers from Singapore. 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.

Dover Middle School Programme

School week

Students spend much of their day in the Middle School building, moving to specialist facilities and classrooms that are also used by the High School for subjects such as Visual Arts, Drama, Design and Technology, Music and PE. 

Classes remain together with their advisory group for the majority of lessons, except Languages other than English in Grades 6–8. In Grades 7 and 8 students are placed in mixed ability Mathematics classes and in Grade 8 English they are placed in mixed classes to widen their friendship groups.

School starts at 8am and finishes at 3pm, although many students will be involved in the Activities programme after school, and some may even be involved in sports training before school

Middle School programme TIMETABLE OUTLINE Number of periods per week
Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8
Grade 6: English and Humanities (Geography and History)* 10 - -
Grades 7 and 8: English or English as an Additional Language (EAL) - 6 6

Grades 7 and 8: Humanities (Geography and History)

- 5 5
Language other  than English or Extra EAL or Study Skills First Languages Chinese; Dutch; French; German 5 5 5
Beginner Languages Chinese; French; Spanish
Foreign Languages Chinese; French; Spanish
Second Language Chinese
Mathematics 5 5 5
Science 5 5 5
Physical Education (PE) 4 4 4
Design and Technology, includes modules on:
• Product Design • Food Technology • Textile Technology • Electronics, Communications and Technology • Graphic Products • Engineering
4 3 3

Visual Arts

2 2 2
Drama 2 2 2
Music 2 2 2
Life Skills 1 1 1
Total 40 40 40
* In Grade 6, our we integrate English with the study of Humanities, where the English skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening are woven into the study of Geography and History, in addition to the study of literature texts in their own right.