Student Life

Student Development at SIM IA is approached holistically through an integrated programme that extends from the academic classroom into community living spaces for boarders. Grounded in the values of Service, Integrity and Mastery, students at SIM IA are given the opportunity to grow positively in their identity as members of a larger, global community with a uniquely Asian perspective through the focused mentorship of faculty and staff.

SIM IA Student Values

Service

Integrity

Mastery

SIM IA Student Profile

Humble

Compassionate

Global-minded

Responsible

Principled

Resilient

Reflective

Lifelong learners

Core Programmes

Global Citizenship Education

It is important that today’s youth understands his/her role and identity in relation to the rest of the world. SIM IA’s Global Citizenship Education (GCE) curriculum is written with this in mind and is a compulsory programme that forms the foundation of student development at our school. The GCE programme will take students through an understanding of contemporary social and cultural issues, including what it means to be a contributing member of our global society yet rooted in community and family.

Enterprise Education

Students today need to be mentally agile, creative, innovative and responsive to the rapidly changing world we live in. SIM IA is committed to developing an Enterprise Education programme that grows in our students skills such as risk management, negotiation and influencing, and financial literacy, within a community that encourages and supports the spirit of curiosity and desire to solve problems.

Service Learning

The Service Learning programme provides students with the platform to put into practice their theoretical and school based learning. Placing them in authentic environments, students are encouraged to bring their skills out into community to meet a need and serve a purpose.

Co-curricular Programmes

SIM IA’s co-curricular programmes are structured in a manner that will provide students with an avenue to grow in skills beyond the classroom. The programmes are also curated carefully to give students both the breadth and depth of experience in not just in academia but also with our social and physical environment. In the first year, students are exposed to a suite of programmes that will prepare them to grow and develop their interests through student-led and directed programmes that they are encouraged to research, plan and pitch for at the end of their first year.

Student Leadership

Students will also be given the opportunity to take on leadership roles in the school’s student government that is organised at class, cohort and school-wide levels, with senior students in Years 9 and 10 given opportunities to run for executive positions in the Student Council. Students who have been elected into the Student Council will be provided mentorship and guidance by our team of experienced educators trained in the field of service learning.