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Stamford American international school (SAIS)

Post by SS60 » Tue, 29 Nov 2011 1:43 pm

Hi, There. Is there anyone's kid joining Stamfort American International School (SAIS) at middle grade (6 and above), can please share me your experience, any concern? Appreciate any advice. HL

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 29 Nov 2011 2:09 pm

Pretty common query. Please use the search function and then come back for something more specific/not discussed yet.

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Post by Sisi2000 » Thu, 05 Jul 2012 5:25 pm

It depends on what you expect out of a school. My child graduated G5 in Sais. Academically, it is definitely NOT challenging at all. It is a 'fun' place to be.

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Post by SGMommy » Fri, 20 Jul 2012 1:06 pm

Sisi2000 wrote:It depends on what you expect out of a school. My child graduated G5 in Sais. Academically, it is definitely NOT challenging at all. It is a 'fun' place to be.
Are you kidding me? If it was a "fun" place then why did you keep your child there?

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Post by scarbowl » Fri, 20 Jul 2012 7:04 pm

SGMommy wrote:
Sisi2000 wrote:It depends on what you expect out of a school. My child graduated G5 in Sais. Academically, it is definitely NOT challenging at all. It is a 'fun' place to be.
Are you kidding me? If it was a "fun" place then why did you keep your child there?
Perhaps that was important to him/her. What's your problem with the answer? Not every parent is seeking an academically challenging experience.

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Post by malcontent » Fri, 27 Jul 2012 1:13 am

SGMommy wrote:
Sisi2000 wrote:It depends on what you expect out of a school. My child graduated G5 in Sais. Academically, it is definitely NOT challenging at all. It is a 'fun' place to be.
Are you kidding me? If it was a "fun" place then why did you keep your child there?
I had way too much fun as a kid, so much so that during my last 2 years of high school I set a major "challenge" for myself to see how little I could do and still graduate. By the last year I had it down to 2 classes (1/2 day was spent playing on the computer & one regular class) and no homework at all. By graduation I had met my goal and graduated in the bottom 10% of my HS class. This had no effect on the final outcome though... I went on to community college, then transfered to a good University and ended up doing very well, by the final semester I'd made the dean's list. Honestly, school is overrated. Only 20% of a person's success comes from the academic side, and 80% is social. I can only hope my kids will enjoy as much as I did.

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Re: Stamford American international school (SAIS)

Post by CWYSLL » Sun, 02 Oct 2016 10:07 am

The school management is bad. High school is suck . This school is more on business base.

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Re: Stamford American international school (SAIS)

Post by PNGMK » Sun, 02 Oct 2016 10:11 am

CWYSLL wrote:The school management is bad. High school is suck . This school is more on business base.
IT's a classic 'for profit' school. As the owners desire for profit ramps up the invesment and opex drops.
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
You need Tax advice? Ask a CPA
You ran away without doing NS? Shame on you!

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