FAQ

Q. How do I apply for my child to attend SSIS?

A. Please follow the instructions in How to Apply.

Q. What grade level will my child be placed in?

A. A student applying to SSIS shall be placed in a grade level according to:

a. Date of birth
b. Grade level or year equivalent completed
c. Current or most recent academic placement
d. Any special learning needs or support requirements
e. Results of their placement assessment

Q. What are the tuition fees?

A. Please refer to the Fees & Charges document.

Q. Do you offer any discounts?

A. Families with three or more children enrolled in SSIS are entitled to a 5% discount.

Q. Does my child need a laptop?

A. All students from Grade 5 – 12 are required to have an Apple laptop.

Q. Can I visit the school before I make a decision?

A. Yes, in fact we encourage it. Schedule a tour.

Q. Does my child need to take any special tests to apply for SSIS?

A. In most cases, yes.

Q. My child does not speak any English OR can only speak a little English. Can they attend SSIS?

A. In many cases, yes.

Q. Why should I choose SSIS?

A. Here are 10 Great Reasons.

Q. Does SSIS have a uniform?

A. Yes, for Pre-Nursery to Grade 10 students.

Q. Does SSIS provide meals during school time?

A. Yes. We provide an optional mid-morning snack and lunch.

Q. What are the usual school hours?

A. School starts at 8.20 am for Secondary students and 8.30 am for Elementary students. School finishes at 3.30 pm. Monday to Friday.

Q. Does SSIS provide a before and after school bus service?

A. Yes, we offer a before and after school bus service.

Q. Is there a deadline for applications?

A. As an international school we have new students starting most weeks of the school year. We do not have a specific deadline however, we encourage families to send the completed student admissions application and supporting documentation as soon as is possible.

Q. Is there a waiting list at SSIS?

A. The number of classes and students per grade level is limited. As a result, from time to time, some grade levels or a particular class may reach capacity. If this is the case your child will be placed on a waiting list. We encourage families to send the completed student admissions application and supporting documentation as soon as is possible.