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elcome to Edison School. Welcome to a centre for learning where children are encouraged to reach and grow within an emotionally supportive community. Welcome to a school that pushes students academically but never forgets to nurture creativity, curiosity, social development, and physical well-being. We welcome you to join us as we celebrate achievement and imbue a lifelong passion for learning, exploration and self-improvement.

At Edison we place an emphasis on the attitudes of our students. Developing a positive attitude towards learning, teamwork, and setting and achieving personal goals is crucial to fostering happy, well-adjusted children that will grow to become positive contributors to society. While each member of our faculty believes in our core values of academics, community and leadership, we are aware that the foundational development of positive attitude starts in the home. The Edison community works in partnership with the parents and caregivers of our students to provide support and guidance to each family.

Our rigorous academic program is complimented by strong athletics, a broad arts program, and social development through community involvement. Students from across all grades interact often, through whole-school events and inter-classroom volunteerism. A philanthropic mind-set is encouraged from a young age, and our Upper School students are required to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh program. By graduation, most of our students have completed at least one Advanced Placement course, with many high school graduates entering university with nearly a full semester of university credit (some of our past graduates have successfully completed a full year of university credit).

Our curriculum has been refined through years of experience, and we are constantly striving to improve upon our strong foundations. National core requirements are fulfilled and built upon; we currently teach the Singapore Math Programme and our Language Arts program is comprehensive and expansive. Vocabulary, reading comprehension and writing are taught from kindergarten through grade twelve, and language development is further supported through other core courses such as Social Studies. A broad and growing range of elective courses are offered, and students’ individual interests are fostered and developed.

Edison was founded in 1993 by parents who were concerned with the development of their children as whole people. Today, we still work to achieve this goal. Every aspect of a child’s development is considered and respected, and we support our students to grow into confident, motivated leaders who will always respect the value of learning and community.

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