YBIS tunes up to nature

Students of YBIS are guided in the path to understand and conserve nature. Students are involved in projects and activities in lieu with N Park’s attempt to maintain Singapore as a garden city. The butterfly garden at our school serves as evidence to our students love for nature.

YBIS tunes up to nature

Collaboration with local schools

YBIS is in close association with neighbouring Jurong Secondary School and Yishun Town Secondary School. Celebration of Chinese New year, Friendship day, Racial harmony day together has strengthened our mutual relationship. YBIS takes all effort to build up an understanding with the students of our buddy schools, share knowledge and rejoice in harmony. Mutual visits at frequent intervals have helped students to grow and live in harmony.

Collaboration with local schools

Community Activities

YBIS believes in nurturing responsible global citizens, encourages and facilitates them to be a part of community service activities. This helps students to empathize with other members of the community and respect them.

Community Activities

Active Learning Pedagogies

Enquiry based learning: Initiating inquiry in students by encouraging them to find resources and develop research skills Project Based learning: Enabling students to gain a deep understanding of the concepts and potentially allow them to solve problems. Problem based learning: Providing guidance in place of solutions, facilitate the learning process to find solutions. Thematic learning: Designing themes by integrating concepts of existing curricula and learning through discussions, role plays and group activities.

Active Learning Pedagogies


Montessori

Montessori principle of learning through discovery is facilitated at YBIS with a classroom housed with the entire range of Montessori materials enabling the children to have hands-on experience.

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Kindergarten

YBIS Kindergarten pursues play way approach with an emphasis on classroom interaction and practical activities.
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Educational Activities

Field Trips: form an important learning tool to acquire knowledge beyond the horizons of the classroom. YBIS makes visits to Science Centre, Singapore at regular intervals, to ignite young minds and capture the evolution of scientific developments.
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Student Pass

 

 

The Admission Office will submit documents for Student Pass application to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).

Attendance Requirements for Student pass holders

According to the ICA Regulations, the school is required to inform the authorities if:

  1. the student has failed to attend classes for a continuous period of 7 days or more without any valid reason; or
  2. the student has not attended classes regularly, i.e. where the percentage of attendance is 90% or lower in any month of the course without any valid reason.
  3. the student’s studies in the school has been terminated.

RELEVANT SINGAPORE LAWS

Relevant Singapore laws especially those relating to ICA and Ministry of Manpower. This include, but are not limited to, immigration requirements, laws on driving, drugs and alcohol abuse, employment, smoking, traffic and littering.

 

Relevant Law

Immigration

All international students studying in Singapore must have a valid passport and a Student Pass from the ICA (Immigration and Checkpoint Authority).

Employment

International students are not allowed to work in Singapore without a ‘Work Pass Exemption’ from the MOM (Ministry of Manpower).

Driving

All drivers must be in possession of a valid Singapore driving license and the vehicle must be insured.

Drugs

Possession of Controlled Drugs is presumed to be for trafficking, an offence which can carry the death penalty.

Alcohol Abuse

Any offense committed while being intoxicated (drunk) is punishable under the law.  Drunk driving is a serious offence.

Smoking

Smoking in specific public places and indoor restaurants is prohibited.

Traffic

Jay walking is an offence.

Littering

Littering, spitting and vandalism (with graffiti) in public areas are serious offences.

Other Areas of

Singapore Law

Singapore Law Website: http://www.singaporelaw.sg/

Please Note:

IGNORANCE OF THE LAW IS NO EXCUSE TO BREAK THE LAW, THE RESPONSIBILITY LIES ON EVERYONE TO KNOW THE LAW. IF IN DOUBT, CHECK WITH THE RELEVANT AUTHORITIES OR SEEK LEGAL COUNSEL

 

Link for ICA: https://www.ica.gov.sg/

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