ACS (Independent) is distinctive for its quest for excellence and focus on all-round, values-centric development, anchored in a school environment of family and community.
Our school’s core purpose is to nurture our students to be catalysts for change with Godly values and robust character, equipped and willing to serve and lead in the family, nation and the global community.”
The school has an enrolment of 2,800 students comprising Years 1 to 6 (Grades 7 – 12). Years 1 – 4 admits only boys while Years 5 & 6 are co-ed. Admission is by merit.
The IBDP cohort comprises the IP students in their 5th and 6th years as well as top performing GCE ‘O’ Level students. ACS (Independent) IBDP students offer the full IB diploma comprising three Higher Level (HL) subjects, three Standard Level (SL) subjects as well as three core requirements of the IBDP:
- Extended Essay (EE), a 4,000 word essay which acquaints students with the independent research and writing skills expected at university.
- Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course which explores the nature of knowledge across disciplines, encouraging an appreciation of other cultural perspectives.
- Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) which encourages students to be involved in artistic pursuits, sports and community service work, fostering students’ awareness and appreciation of life outside the academic arena.