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.  Our mission is to help your child discover their individual voice, become a leader and foster a love of learning and innovation. With XWA, your child will be well-prepared for whatever the future may hold. Reach out to our Admissions Team today to learn how XWA fosters the development of the next generation of innovators using design thinking and an AI-focused curriculum.

Key Information

Student Population
Nursery: 16 children : 2 teachers, Pre-K to KG2: 18 children : 2 teachers, Grades 1–5: 24 children : 2 teachers, Grades 6 – 12: 24 children : 1 teacher
Student Teacher Ratio
8:30am – 3:30pm
School Hours
Year of Founding
Religious Affiliation


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

Language Of Instruction

English-Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Programme


XCL World Academy offers a personalised and well-rounded continuum of International Baccalaureate (IB) education that stretches beyond traditional academic subjects to embrace the arts, music, drama, design, innovative technologies and sports. In addition, the school offers:

● Nursery Programme for the youngest learners, which incorporates the best elements of the IB practices.
● AI-focused curriculum for students in Grade 6 powered by SureStart. The programme is taught by a Harvard teaching fellow and XWA teachers.

School hours:
Nursery 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 (Pre-K to Grade 2)
Second Language offerings: Mandarin, French or Spanish (Grades 1-12), MYP/DP Japanese Language & Literature
Mother tongue programme (optional): Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Mandarin)

International Demographics
XCL World Academy truly embodies its international character, boasting a vibrant community of students from approximately 50 different nationalities.

International Demographics

XCL World Academy truly embodies its international character, boasting a vibrant community of students from approximately 50 different nationalities.


AI-focused Curriculum
Parent Engagement
Future-oriented Education
Personal Development
Home Languages (Japanese, Korean, Chinese)
Design Thinking
Academic Development
Character Development
Visual Arts
Performing Arts


Sports Field
Sports Courts
Music Room
Art Studio
Science Lab
Personal Computers/iPads
Parent Cafe
Air-conditioned Classrooms
Design Centre
Olympic-sized Swimming Pool
Early Years Heated Swimming Pool
Indoor Climbing Wall
Health Office
Innovation Hub (newly opened in March 2024)
Media Lab
Esports Arena
Black Box Theatre
Running Track
Tennis Court
Batting Cages
DP Lounge for Secondary-Year Students
University & Career Guidance Centre

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 XWA, 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: XWA 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
$975 (non-refundable)
Application deadline
Average tuition fee
Early Years: $25,780 – $37,590
Primary Years: $40,480 – $43,130
Secondary Years: $45,540 – $49,390
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 via the school's online application portal.
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) 6230 4230 or [email protected].

Find & Contact Us

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