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by EEL
Thu, 17 May 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Chatsworth East (Cheap School Fee, Why?)
Replies: 18
Views: 18444

My son attends Chatsworth East and we have been very happy so far. The small class sizes, the real community feel and an enthusiastic head master all work for us. There is some multiculturalism amongst the teachers and the students which are pleased about. We tried to get him into a local school and...
by EEL
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Which local schools do expat kids attend?
Replies: 38
Views: 81355

we have just arrived and were hoping to get our son into a local school. I tried all the ones MOE said had vacancies plus some others and I could find no spaces left for either P2 or P3. I must admit I didn't try a few which were right on the outskirts of the island as the commute time for my husban...
by EEL
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Which local schools do expat kids attend?
Replies: 38
Views: 81355

boffenl wrote:There are a number of expat kids at Henry Park Primary and Pei Tong Primary.


I rang Henry Park Primary and they said they will only admit PRs and singaporean citizens. - shame as it looks like quite a good school
by EEL
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Education & Enrichment Courses for Children
Topic: Would you recommend your child's local school?
Replies: 1
Views: 4649

Would you recommend your child's local school?

Hi we have just arrived in Singapore and are looking to put our 9 year old son into a local school. I have been looking on this forum and have come up with a small list of local schools that people have experience of / or can recommend. The are Pei Tong Gan Eng Seng Queenstown Haig (though I believe...
by EEL
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Moving to Singapore in 2 months - need advice with schools
Replies: 16
Views: 15074

Aargon, I´d like to get more details on that local school. Can you PM me on that? Hi Anzac and Aargon Would you mind letting me have details of the local school to please (by PM)? We are due in Singapore in a couple of weeks and the prospect of finding a local school with a vacancy is making me fee...
by EEL
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:02 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Local school/private tutor in the Bukit Batok area
Replies: 5
Views: 5054

Hi Montroasa & Shona, I have just arrive to Singapore and I'm also interested in the Local School Option. I've seen your posts and I was wondering about how did it go for you and if you could give me some advice about enroling my kids (2 and 9) Regards Hi Anzac74 We will be arriving in Singapor...
by EEL
Sun, 21 Nov 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Noisy and Quiet Condos and Cluster Houses
Replies: 3
Views: 2945

Good point.

thanks
by EEL
Sat, 20 Nov 2010 10:50 pm
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Noisy and Quiet Condos and Cluster Houses
Replies: 3
Views: 2945

Noisy and Quiet Condos and Cluster Houses

We are hopefully moving to Singapore in the next couple of months. Having read lots of posts from people, I see that some condos and some cluster houses have the problem of not being very soundproof and therefore you have the problems of noisy neighbours and being kept awake at night. We are hoping ...
by EEL
Wed, 04 Jul 2007 1:43 pm
Forum: Careers & Jobs in Singapore
Topic: Is it worth it financially and emotionally
Replies: 12
Views: 4178

Is it worth it financially and emotionally

We are toying with the idea of moving to Singapore to live and work for a couple of years. Before we start looking into visas, applying for jobs, looking at schools etc etc, I would be interested in finding out the experiences and thoughts of expats. We have been to Singapore several times and reall...

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