Welcome to XCL World Academy, the School of the Future.

XCL World Academy (XWA) offers a rigorous and balanced education for students aged 2 to 18, beginning with our Nursery programme and continuing through the full International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum of studies. We believe in future-proofing your child by providing relevant skills and exposures, equipping them with the skills required for the jobs of tomorrow. Through our world-class curriculum and with the guidance of highly experienced teachers, your children will embark on a self-directed journey to become skilled and empathetic young individuals.

As parents and educators, we have a responsibility to prepare our children for an uncertain tomorrow. More than just teaching facts and figures, we mentor our students to find their own voice, to lead, learn and innovate — preparing them for the ever-changing future ahead.

Key Information

Student Population
Student Teacher Ratio
Differs for each level
School Hours
Year of Founding
Religious Affiliation


Nursery (2 years old) to Grade 12 (18 years old)

Language Of Instruction

English-Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program


XCL World Academy offers a personalised and well-rounded international education comprising four International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes that stretch beyond traditional academic subjects to embrace the arts, music, drama, design, innovative technologies and sport. In addition, the school offers:

● Nursery Programme for the youngest learners, which incorporates the best elements of the Reggio Emilia philosophy and IB practices.

School hours:
Nursery KG1 (Half-day): 8:30 am – 1:30pm
Nursery (Full-day) to Grade 12: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Early Years (Nursery - KG2)
Language of instruction: English, English-Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Programme
Second Language offering: Mandarin

Primary/Secondary Years
Language of instruction: English, English-Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Programme (Grade 1)
Second Language offerings: Mandarin, French or Spanish (Grades 1-12), DP Japanese A
Mother tongue programme (optional): Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish, French

International Demographics

XCL World Academy is truly an international school with over 60 nationalities and no more than 15% per nationality.


Character Development
Academic Development
Performing Arts
Visual Arts
Community/Personal Development


Sports Field
Esports facilities
Sports Courts
Music Room
Art Studio
Science Lab
Innovation Suite
Personal computers/iPads for students
University & Career Guidance Counsellor
School Counsellor
Parent Cafe
Air-conditioned Classrooms
Design centre
Olympic-sized swimming pool
Early Years heated swimming pool
Indoor climbing wall
Health office

Application & Deadline

XCL World Academy enrols students regardless of gender, nationality, religion, or race, who demonstrate the ability and willingness to successfully participate in the defined parameters and expectations of an enriched IB curriculum. By enrolling in XCL World Academy, your child is part of an inclusive yet diverse, locally focussed yet globally connected community. Our Admissions team will be glad to guide you through the application process and provide you with as much information as possible to enable you to make the best decision for you and your family. Nursery - Grade 8: XCL World Academy welcomes applications throughout the academic year. Your child may start school at any point in the academic year. However, we encourage you to apply as early as possible due to the limited availability of places. Grade 9 - 11: Entry is open until the first Monday after the October school holiday each school year. All applications submitted after the cut-off date will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the Secondary Years Principal.
Application fee
$800 (non-refundable)
Application deadline
Average tuition fee
Early Years: $21,500 - $31,200
Primary Years: $33,600 - $35,800
Secondary Years: $37,800 - $41,000
Priority to siblings for admissions
Priority to alumni for admissions
Are you academically selective?
Waiting list for any/all grades
Catchment area policy
Admissions process

1. Complete the online application and upload all required documents.
2. Pay the Application fee (non-refundable) to initiate the application review process.
3. Submitted applications will be reviewed by the Enrolments Team and Education Leadership Team. Some applicants may be invited to sit for an English Language proficiency assessment or attend a Family Meeting with our Education Leadership Team. Our Admissions Team will take care of all arrangements.
4. Successful applicants will receive an official Offer Letter from the Registrar and Enrolment Department. You will be required to pay the Enrolment Fee (non-refundable) to confirm your child’s placement. After that, you will receive a Student Contract for your review and acceptance, as well as an invoice for the first-semester tuition fees.
5. Once all documentation is submitted and fees paid, your family is all set to start your learning journey with us. You will receive a Welcome Information deck and be all set to Shape Next Now!

For more information, please contact the Admissions Team at (+65) 6808 7300 or

Find & Contact Us

XCL World Academy
2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039
T : (+65) 6230 4230