Nexus International School (Singapore) Awarded Gold For Sustainable School of the Year

Nexus is delighted to share that we were Gold Award winners for the HoneyKidsAsia 2023 Sustainable International School of the Year Award. This prestigious recognition highlights the school’s unwavering commitment to eco-friendliness and its groundbreaking efforts to create a sustainable future both within the curriculum and the school infrastructure.  The Care MVMT: Motivating Learner Agency At the heart of Nexus’s sustainability endeavours is the Care:MVMT, specifically, Care:World. It is an initiative that strives to inspire positive action directed towards protecting the planet, especially through collaborative efforts. The Care:MVMT aims to empower learners to realise their potential in enacting change and

Nexus International School IBDP Cohort of 2023: Embarking on a Global Academic Odyssey!

By: Will Towler, Careers & University Counsellor Canada, UK, Sweden, Australia. These are just a few of the amazing destinations our fantastic IBDP cohort of 2023 are currently enjoying as part of their NEXt steps and life after Nexus. With 92% of our learners securing a place at their first choice university, we are incredibly proud to shed some light on the exceptional journey our 2023 leavers are on.  Our first stop on this voyage of discovery: Europe. Home to various fine universities, many of our learners are furthering their educational journey in countries up and down the continent. One of

Nexus Stock Exchange Competition: Cultivating Real-World Investment Skills

This school year, an exciting new initiative has created a buzz around Nexus International School, capturing the attention of both learners and staff — the Nexus Stock Exchange Competition.    Under the guidance of Mr. Raza, Business & Economics Learning Area Leader, the competitive league has cultivated an interest that stretches far beyond the classroom, providing valuable lessons that transcend traditional syllabus content. Launching the First Nexus Stock Exchange Competition Launched at the start of the school year in August, the competition handed participants a virtual $100,000 to invest in a simulated New York Stock Exchange. In all, 206 people

Nexus International School (Singapore) Engages In A New Collaboration With FOBISIA

We are excited to announce a significant milestone in Nexus’ ongoing commitment to providing a world-class education. Nexus has recently been accepted at the pre-Membership Visit Stage for FOBISIA, the Federation of British International Schools in Asia. This marks the beginning of an exciting collaboration that will introduce many new opportunities that will enhance and enrich the overall educational experience for our school community. Unlocking Boundless Opportunities At Nexus, we believe in the power of expanding networks and nurturing partnerships to enrich the educational journey and experiences of the school community. This collaboration with FOBISIA opens up a world of

Finding A Truly International Experience At Nexus

As the world gets increasingly interconnected, more families move internationally for work opportunities and Singapore is a popular business hub that has many opportunities. However, though the opportunity is enticing, you may find that there is still some anxiety around leaving their home country, moving away from family and friends and much more.  All this affirms how important it is to choose a new place that works for you. In fact, the school that your children will attend is actually a key factor that will impact your relocation experience.   At Nexus, we believe that the experience goes beyond the

Nexus Wins Silver For HoneyKids Asia “Student Wellbeing Award” In The Education Awards of 2023

Nexus is proud to share that we were award winners for the HoneyKidsAsia 2023 “Student Wellbeing Award”. We are excited to be recognised as a top school that cares for all aspects of learner wellbeing and has made a positive impact on its learner body.    As a school, learner wellbeing has always been a key focus as we know that positive environments are imperative for learner success. Dr Heather Millington, Head of Secondary, cites Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, stating that an individual needs to have their basic needs met before they can reach self-actualisation. As such, Nexus has always

The Importance of Diversity In Education: What It Teaches

As technology advances and travel is more frequent, the world grows increasingly international. Nowadays, it is common for families to relocate globally to work opportunities across the world. This opportunity extends to children who find themselves in a new country and often, international schools. Through these collective experiences, they build intercultural understanding that has become an important and relevant soft skill that benefits a student’s overall growth and development in the future world.       Why Is Diversity In Education Important?   There are three key influencers to what a child may know: society, school and the home. As such,

What Is Play-Based Learning?

“Play-based learning” is a phrase you will commonly hear associated with early childhood education. It is an approach that provides opportunities for children to actively and imaginatively engage with others and their environments. Play-based learning prepares children for their future and extends beyond intellectual skills. By understanding what play-based learning is and how it works, you can decide if a preschool programme in Singapore that offers this learning approach will fit your child. Characteristics of play-based learning Play-based learning is child-directed, enjoyable and process-oriented. Through free play, children can explore freely, allowing them to make mistakes without the fear of