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School Information


Address: 57 West Coast Road, 127366

Official website: Link

Wikipedia page: Link

Abbreviation: WSS

National Influence: Japan

Subschools: High School

Academic Year: 3 Semesters

Founded in April 1991, WSS seeks to cater to the educational needs of Japanese expatriates on the west coast of Singapore. It provides a strong Japanese brand of education, designed to suit the requirements of Japanese schools and universities and tempered with a global outlook. It is ideal for students intending to puruse their education in Japan or in other Japanese educational institutions.

Campus

  • 57 West Coast Road

Location

Located on the West Cost, WSS is close to several bus routes. But the nearest MRT station (Kent Ridge) is a considerable walk.

Academic Structure

WSS' designs its curriculum to suit the level of academic input required in public universities like the Waseda University. The Shingakuko model of academics places strong emphasis on preparing students for university entrance examinations with routine testing , ability test, external proficiency test, etc. The curriculum is a multi-tracked- I. Grade 10: General Course II. Grade 11: Liberal Arts Course/Science and Mathematics Course III. Grade 12: Liberal Arts Course/Science and Mathematics Course

Admissions

WSS receives applications from Japanese expatriates all over the world. (Details)

Facilities

As most of its students hail from Japanese families seeking a Japanese style of education outside Japan, WSS offers boarding facilities to over 50% of its students. Facilities include single occupancy rooms with full internet access and each room furnished with a desk, chair, bookcase and closet. There are other facilities such as showers, restrooms, a refrigerator, a microwave oven and hot/cold water dispenser on each floor, a common lounge, etc.

Transport

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Fees

Enrollment fee, Tuition fee and facilities fee are paid separately. (Details)

Other

In many ways WSS is a Kawaijuku style "college preparation school." Since its affliation with Waseda University in 2002, its vision of placing its students in Japanese univeristies has strengthened.

Find out more

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