Col­lege (Sin­ga­pore)

Expat Living (Singapore) - - Schools Mini Guide 2018 -

Both our chil­dren have been at­tend­ing Dul­wich since Septem­ber 2016. Maia has de­vel­oped in con­fi­dence and her grades have im­proved dra­mat­i­cally; she also speaks highly of her teach­ers. We are par­tic­u­larly im­pressed with the drama de­part­ment; the stan­dards of their pro­duc­tions are con­sis­tently high. Emil is a pro­fes­sional ac­tor so he tends to be more critical than me, but even he had noth­ing but ad­mi­ra­tion and praise for the dif­fer­ent pro­duc­tions.

The school is com­mit­ted to de­vel­op­ing stu­dents who are pas­sion­ate and proac­tive about mak­ing a pos­i­tive dif­fer­ence to the world. Maia and Si­las have be­come more aware of global is­sues and hap­pily take part in a range of com­mu­nity ser­vice ac­tiv­i­ties, such as help­ing out at Wish­ing Hearts. Maia is in­volved in or­gan­is­ing a photo ex­hi­bi­tion to help raise money for the sis­ter school that Dul­wich sup­ports in Cam­bo­dia. Si­las has had a ter­rific time in Ju­niors. His teacher taught him how to save and in­vest money; if only I’d learnt this at 10 – I’d be re­tired by now! Si­las flour­ishes in sports, and has been of­fered nu­mer­ous op­por­tu­ni­ties to com­pete in foot­ball, rugby, swim­ming and more. He has also dis­cov­ered a love of art, and he went from be­ing a non-man­darin speaker to Man­darin Am­bas­sador in a year.

Be­ing fa­mil­iar with the rep­u­ta­tion of the col­lege in Lon­don, I knew that this would be an ideal school. When we fin­ished our school tour two years ago, Maia whis­pered to me, “Thank you so much for let­ting me come here, I think it’s go­ing to be amaz­ing.” And it turns out she was right.

71 Bukit Ba­tok West Av­enue 8 6890 1003 | sin­ga­pore.dul­wich.org

Jude and Emil Marwa, Bri­tish and Nor­we­gian-in­dian; Maia (15) and Si­las (10)

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