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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Curriculum

 



Learner Profile

YBIS Learner profile comprises of a diverse culture and nationalities from varied childhood environments. To cater to this multitude of learners, choice of curricula is offered.

Curriculum Offered

Preschool

(2 Years M1 & M2)

YBIS - Preschool Montessori Programme is an integrative, in-house curriculum which coalesces the Montessori Method of teaching and the syllabus and initiatives of the Singapore system of education. YBIS Montessori Curriculum, fosters the formative stages of social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills to become an independent learner. Changing demands are met through the process of discovery, discipline, self- motivation and love of learning.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

(Class 1 – 12)

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) fosters holistic education through its pedagogical approach sustaining an equal emphasis on both scholastic and co-scholastic areas.

The prime focus of the Board is on:

  • Innovations in teaching-learning methodologies by devising students friendly and students cantered paradigms.
  • Reforms in examinations and evaluation practices.
  • Skill learning by adding job-oriented and job-linked inputs.

Cambridge Assessment International Education

(Cambridge Primary – Cambridge Lower Secondary)

The Cambridge international curriculum sets a global standard for education which is flexible, challenging and inspiring, culturally sensitive yet international in approach. Cambridge students develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning.

Cambridge Primary is for Class 1 to Class 5 structured through curriculum frameworks in English, Mathematics, Science and Global Perspectives. Each framework is divided into 6 stages, normally taught over 1 year each but YBIS covers these 6 stages within a span of 5 years.

Cambridge Lower Secondary is for Class 6 to Class 8 which builds on the learning from Cambridge Primary and prepares the learners for the Cambridge Upper Secondary study. There are 3 stages in the curriculum framework and is covered within 3 years. Find out more about the curriculum:

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