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School Information

Address: 60 Dunearn Road, 309434

Official website: Link

Abbreviation: HWA

National Influence: China

Subschools: Kindergarten, Primary School, Middle School, High School

Academic Year: 2 Semesters: Aug-Jun

Established in 2007 as Chinese International School, the newly renamed HWA attempts to integrate Eastern and Western values through a holistic fashion in a multicultural environment. It has a robust Chinese language programme.


  • International Baccalaureate (Details)


  • 60 Dunearn Road 60


Centrally located, HWA is accessible via public transport. MRT stations closest to Hillside Drive are Serangoon (NE12/CC13) and Kovan (NE13).

Academic Structure

Nursery & Kindergarten 1&2 (3 to 6 years): IB Primary Years Programme Grade 1-6 (6 to 12 years): IB Primary Years Programme Grades 7-10 (12 to 16 years): IB Middle Years Programme Grades 11&12 (16 to 19 years): Diploma Programme


For students aged 3 to 18 years old, HWA accepts all year-round applications from all over the world . Submission of relevant documents along with a one time application fee and the Admissions Application Form kickstarts the Admission process. (Details)


Sports facilities within the campus include basketball, volleyball, netball, bouldering and futsal courts for older students while younger students may enjoy other facilities such as the climbing structures or the creative water play area. Mini buses also provide shuttle services to the nearby Serangoon Stadium 10 minutes away from the campus.


Streamways and Sky Transport Services are HWA's official school bus service providers that ply all over Singapore. (Details)


Fees may vary based on grade level. Second and subsequent sibling(s) may avail of 5% and 10% discounts off the tuition fees, respectively. (Details)


HWA provides boarding facilities at 55 Hillside Drive and Oldham Hall. Both of these are within hundred metres of the main campus, under 24-hour adult supervision and fully equipped with laundry, air-conditioning and Wi-Fi.

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For an in-depth guide to Singapore schools, we recommend the Singapore Schools Guide by Expat Arrivals