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Post by LBS03 » Fri, 15 Sep 2006 10:57 pm

Hi Sue1303 ....

Firstly, what's a 'rekki'?? short-trip?

Well good luck with your move then - btw, really appreciated your comment ...'pretty much happy anywhere' .... seems to be quite an unusual trait these days ... :)

Cheers

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Post by Bush Girl » Wed, 20 Sep 2006 3:32 pm

My kids are at Tanglin infant school and I am really impressed with the education they have had so far. We came from an inner London state school and I had to find a pre-school for my daughter for 7 months as Tanglin didn't have a place. I loved the pre-school and nearly left my son there instead of moving him to the huge environment of Tanglin. I did move him, in the end, and am very pleased I did. The school is huge but the kids really don't seem to notice. There are more kids in my daughter's year than in her entire school in London.

Tanglin likes to maintain 70% of the places for British nationals. However, in many cases, only one parent is British so there is actually a good range of nationalities. In my daughter's class there is one French child, two Aussies, one American/Irish, one Malaysian, one Ugandan, two Indians, and at least one with one Singaporean parent.

I'm glad I went with Tanglin especially as my children will be returning to the English schooling system in 2 or 3 years time, so they will be able to slip back in easily.

I haven't looked at UWC myself, but many of my friends have kids there and all seemed pleased with their choice also.

Good luck with your decision.

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Post by LBS03 » Thu, 21 Sep 2006 9:15 pm

Hi 'Bush Girl' -

Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts - they were really helpful.

Have thought through this a lot and will be sending in the wait-listing application to tanglin shortly ... and will start keeping my fingers crossed from then on :)

Thanks.

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Post by kiwileon » Tue, 17 Oct 2006 10:14 pm

Hello People,

My family and I are in the process of moving here (already here but haven't found apartment or school yet) and I ran into an English Lit Professor at the university here who said that the top school academically is UWC.

We will be checking it and some others out over the next couple of weeks so will keep you posted.

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Re: Tanglin Trust School - what's good / not so good ? ?

Post by Goldilicious » Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:21 am

What is a good neighbourhood to live in if my kids are at TTS , currently in waitlist tho .
But won’t keep moving homes , one thing less to worry about
Will relocate this summer .

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Re: Tanglin Trust School - what's good / not so good ? ?

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 24 Jan 2020 3:04 pm

Where are you currently staying? What area are you working in?

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Re: Tanglin Trust School - what's good / not so good ? ?

Post by Goldilicious » Mon, 03 Feb 2020 4:13 pm

Hello all
We are in a similar situation
Waitlist on Tanglin list for the 2021-2022 school year
Looking at recommendations for the waiting period
Pls suggest , we are arriving in Singapore summer 2020

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