Primary School

SCIA (Primary) inculcates a curiosity towards learning and maximises the students’ potential. Through a broad range of academic and co-curricular experiences, students develop into confident and compassionate individuals; ready to contribute to society and the world.

SCIA adopts Singapore’s primary school syllabus and curriculum for core subjects, namely English, Mathematics and Science. At the end of Grade 6, students will take the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint which gives valuable feedback on students’ strengths and weaknesses before they progress to the next stage of education.

Subject Offerings:

* Subjects offered in Primary and High School


The syllabus is designed for students to use the language correctly and to comprehend textual information, understand spoken English, pronounce and articulate words clearly, and read fluently with appropriate expression and rhythm. The curriculum aims to enable students to communicate confidently and effectively and to develop critical skills in order to respond to a range of information, media and texts with enjoyment and understanding.


The syllabus is designed for students to gain knowledge, comprehend, apply and analyse the mathematical facts, concepts, rules and formulae. Students are expected to perform computations, solve routine or familiar mathematical problems, and analyse data such that they are able to solve unfamiliar problems.


The syllabus is designed for students to gain scientific knowledge and be able to interpret information and investigate the world around them using these process skills: Inferring; Predicting; Analysing; Evaluating; Generating Possibilities; Formulating Hypothesis; Communicating.

Chinese Language

The syllabus is designed to lay a strong foundation in building students’ language skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, integrated language use, as well as interactive skills for authentic application of the language. It also encourages the understanding of Chinese culture.

Khmer Language

The syllabus encourages students to enjoy and appreciate the Khmer language and culture.


The syllabus aims to develop students’ visual literacy in order to enhance their ability to observe and perceive the world with increased awareness and aesthetic sensitivity. Through different art disciplines, students develop their sensory awareness, creativity and ability to communicate ideas.


The syllabus provides opportunities to students to listen to and perform music, encouraging aesthetic and emotional development, self-discipline and creativity. As a result, students enhance their appreciation and enjoyment of music.

Social Studies

The syllabus prepares students to be citizens of tomorrow by helping them to better understand the interconnectedness of the world, and appreciate the complexities of the human experience.


This is a unique programme that brings the world of business into the classroom and gives students insights into what it means to think and act like entrepreneurs. Students not only learn business concepts and skills, but are equipped with a range of vital life skills for use in planning and organisation, communication and financial management by the end of the 12-year programme.

Information & Communications Technology (ICT)

The syllabus focuses on teaching ICT skills to students; to reflect, discuss and consider the implications of using ICT hardware and software. This will enhance their 21st Century skills as they confidently communicate, collaborate and handle information, and support their problem-solving, recording and expressive work. Students will also be engaged in cyber wellness and cyber ethics, to be responsible internet users.

Character, Leadership & Global Education

Through explicit teaching and experiential learning, this programme develops the performance and moral character in students to Think Good, Do Good and Be Good. Students will also enhance their global awareness and develop leadership skills, so that they are equipped to make a positive impact to the world around them, by the end of the 12-year programme.

Physical Education

The syllabus is designed to encourage enjoyment in physical activity by providing students with the opportunity to take part in a range of physical activities and develop an understanding of effective and safe physical performance that contribute to better health and well-being.