Admissions Requirements

ACS (International) enrols both local and international students.

 

Level Applying for Admission by
Years 1 to 3 IGCSE Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) Results [for local Year 1 admissions]

  • Require no entrance test
  • Submit results after November release
  • Minimum criteria:
    • Attained aggregate of 200 or more
    • Eligible for the Express stream
  • Attend short oral interview (with a senior staff member)
Direct School Admission (DSA) [for Years 1, 2 and 3 admissions]

  • Require entrance test  (English and Mathematics & Sciences [for Year 3 applicants]), usually administered earlier in the year, before the release of the PSLE results in the student’s PSLE year
  • Attend short oral interview (with a senior staff member)
Year 5 IBDP Direct School Admission (DSA)

  • Based on Preliminary Exam results
  • IGCSE results will determine which Higher Level (HL) subjects the student may take for the IBDP the following year
Years 1, 2, 3, Foundation IB, & Bridging Programmes* Direct School Admission (DSA)

  • Require entrance test (English, Mathematics & Sciences [for Years 3 and 5 applicants])
  • Attend short oral interview (with a senior staff member)
Year 5 IBDP GCE ‘O’ Levels or IGCSE Results

  • Submit results after August/January release
  • Require no entrance test
  • Minimum criteria:
    • Singapore GCE ‘O’ Levels: Attained aggregate of 20 or less
    • IGCSE: Minimum of 2A, 2B, and 3C grades
  • Attend short oral interview (with a senior member of staff)
Direct School Admission (DSA)

  • Require entrance test (English, Mathematics, and Sciences [for Years 3 and 5 applicants]), usually administered in the student’s Secondary 4 year
  • Attend short oral interview (with a senior staff member)

Note: Progression to the next year level is based on consistent attendance at school and meeting progression requirements in the internal school examinations.

 

One-Year Bridging Programmes

Students who take English as a Second Language may apply to join the Bridging programme in Years 1, 2 or 4 in preparation for joining the mainstream classes the following year.

Students who take English as a First Language and are applying for Year 4, are not eligible for the two-year IGCSE programme but may apply to the one-year Foundation IB course. The standard entrance tests for each level plus the oral interview form the basis of selection. Their current school reports are also considered.