Delivery Structure

 

Photo of the Moment

VLCS_Grad_2017_076.jpg

Upcoming Events

  • 14 February 2018 12:00 pmCNY Celebration
  • 15 February 2018CNY Eve
  • 16 February 2018Chinese New Year
  • 19 February 2018CNY School Holiday
  • 9 March 2018Last day of Term 2
  • 10 March 2018March School Holidays
  • 12 March 2018Christian Educators Convention
AEC v1.0.4

The school is divided into four successive “Classes”: Elementary, Middle School, Junior High and High School. Students are assigned to their respective classes based on their age and the age-grade equivalent curriculum levels they are working on in their core subjects:

Class

Age-Range (years)

PACE Numbers

Curriculum Levels

Singapore Equivalent

Elementary

  7 – 10

1001 – 1048

1 – 4

P1 – P4

Middle School

11 – 13

1049 – 1084

5 – 7

P5 – Sec 1

Junior High

14 – 17

1085 – 1099

8 – 9

Sec 2 – Sec 3

High School

16 – 19

1100 – 1144

9 – 12

Sec 4 – JC 2

 
Each class has its own Learning Centre headed by one or more Supervisors (corresponding to teachers) assisted by one or more Monitors (corresponding to teacher aides). The ACE® guideline is one Supervisor plus one Monitor per up to thirty students; VLCS typically maintains a higher staff-to-student ratio than this, especially at lower grade levels.

Students are taught to self-study in the Learning Centre, with the Supervisor inspiring achievement and providing academic guidance while the Monitor looks after non-academic requests and administrative support. In essence, the curriculum PACEs are the teachers, and the students are trained by VLCS staff to be active learners. There is minimal whole-class teaching (apart from supplementary curriculum), allowing maximal one-on-one support (on a time-shared basis) as and when required by individual students.

Students are also expected to complete extra PACE work at home on a regular basis (amount set according to their own goals).

Next: Entry Requirements

Latest News

Letter to Parents (January)

Letter to Parents (January)

Dear VLCS Parents, Greetings to you and your family. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all...

 
Letter to Parents (November)

Letter to Parents (November)

Dear VLCS Parents, Greetings to you in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. His grace, peace and joy be with you and family. We thank God for helping the...

 
Letter to Parents (October)

Letter to Parents (October)

Dear VLCS Parents, Shalom to you and your family in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. It is an honour again to have MP Denise Phua and her key leaders...