Enter EtonHouse Broadrick and what will immediately strike you is the buzz of the place. Happy, engaged children, risk takers who are confident in expressing their opinions and feelings. You’ll see educators who genuinely care about every small win in their classrooms, teachers who know the names of every child in the school, even when they don’t teach them.
EtonHouse International School on Broadrick Road is one of the most established IB schools in Singapore. Here, the IB Primary Years programme responds to the interests, abilities and learning styles of each student. The school is also known for its outstanding bilingual programme having successfully delivered it in the primary years for more than a decade.
With over 50 different nationalities among our family of teachers, students and parents, we truly are a small global community. Part of having such rich diversity means we go to town on our cultural festivals and celebrations, working them into the lesson plans and hosting engaging activities that involve the whole school. Even our parents jump in on the action, volunteering to share their unique customs. And everyone gets into the spirit by decorating the school and attending events in traditional costumes.
As one of the first international schools in Singapore to offer a primary bilingual immersion programme in English and Mandarin, and one of the few schools offering extensive second language programmes in Mandarin, Japanese, Hindi, English as an Additional Language (EAL), as well as Spanish at Secondary level, we are extremely proud of our pioneering language programmes.
We put in vast teaching resources to run time-intensive daily language and cultural programmes designed to complement and support the units of inquiry each student is studying in their English-led lessons. Our unique strength is the ability to customise our second language programmes to meet the individual needs of students in their second language learning.
At EtonHouse Broadrick, we believe in not only recruiting exceptionally experienced and qualified teachers, but more importantly teachers who have a strong passion and belief in teaching and a deep respect for children. Our teachers get excited by each little win in their classrooms and are highly invested as a school community.
We pride ourselves on being an inclusive family-oriented school with a strong bond to our Parent School Association. And this is reflected in the close relationships we have with the parents of our students. But our family ties go deeper than this, extending even to our student alumni who, until today, come back from time to time for a nostalgic look at the school or to get advice on their further education. And for our present students, the sense of family extends beyond the school grounds as they enthusiastically greet their teachers whenever they encounter them out in public after school hours.
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Edward Wyn Jones is from Wales, UK and has been an educator for 26 years. He was previously a Headteacher in Wales, UK for 13 years. Edward has a strong passion for developing future leaders and values the EtonHouse bilingual approach. He shares our vision that there are many ways of looking at the world in one school. He’s looking forward to developing the creative arts at EtonHouse Broadrick. To bring even more music, colour and joy here, and to work with the whole community to move the school forward for the next 25 years of its development.
Martin Hughes has been a member of the EtonHouse family since 2007. He brings many years of experience as Principal both from his native UK since 1990 and internationally in China where he was the Founding Principal at EtonHouse International School Wuxi.
Group Director Of Mandarin Dept
Ms Zhao Beiyan has been teaching in EtonHouse for the past 13 years. Her outstanding performances and excellent leadership qualities earned her the role of Director in the Mandarin department at Broadrick and at Corporate level, overseeing all the Mandarin department operations amongst EtonHouse campuses.
Head of Secondary & Secondary Science Teacher
Mr Kelvin Chin is a secondary school Science (Physics) teacher from Canada. He joined EtonHouse from teaching at high-achieving international schools specializing in IGCSE, A-Level and IB Diploma Programme.
ICT Specialist Teacher & ICT Coordinator
Ms Vibha joined EtonHouse International at Broadrick Road in August 2007 as a Hindi teacher, eventually becoming the ICT Specialist Teacher as well as the ICT Coordinator in August 2012.
“EtonHouse has been a terrific place for our family. The boys are thriving with the IB curriculum and terrific teachers. EtonHouse Broadrick is truly a global community and does a great job of celebrating the variety of cultures and their important holidays, including Diwali, Halloween, UN Day, Christmas and, of course, Chinese New Year.”- Ms Gonzalez, Parent of three: Nico Year 1, Gabo Year 4 and Diego Year 6