Frequently Asked Questions
How long has Razum been running?
Razum International School was opened to the first students in August of 2019. We are currently in our 3rd academic year.
What nationalities are the staff and students?
We are a multicultural school, with staff and students from all nationalities and cultural backgrounds. We have over 20 nationalities among our students. We do not have any dominant nationality. Every culture is celebrated at Razum.
What age can students start at Razum?
We take students from 5 years old. Our academic year runs from mid August to mid June.
Year 1 (Pre - Primary)
(will turn 6 years of age between August 1 and June 30 of that academic year)
Year 2 (Primary 1)
(will turn 7 years of age between August 1 and June 30 of that academic year)
Year 3 (Primary 2)
(will turn 8 years of age between August 1 and June 30 of that academic year)
Year 4 (Primary 3)
(will turn 9 years of age between August 1 and June 30 of that academic year)
Year 5 (Primary 4)
(will turn 10 years of age between August 1 and June 30 of that academic year)
Year 6 (Primary 5)
(will turn 11 years of age between August 1 and June 30 of that academic year)
Year 7 (Primary 6)
(will turn 12 years of age between August 1 and June 30 of that academic year)
What is the fee structure?
Flexi fees $14,900 a year
Make your own timetable! You can choose ECAs on certain days, or none at all (every term ECAs are paid separately).
Fixed fees $18,500 a year
Stay until 3pm every day! ECAs five days a week are included in the fee. You can choose which ECAs to attend.
Read more about Fees here.
What curriculum does the school follow?
Razum is proud to offer Curriculum based on world renowned Singapore Mathematics, English and International Primary Curriculum (IPC).
Our curriculum is designed to be enquiry based, engaging and relevant to international students.
Read more about our curriculum here.
What are your class sizes?
Pre Primary (Year 1) - 12 students
Primary 1 (Year 2) to Primary 6 (Year 7) – 18 students
Our class sizes are limited to 12/18 students to benefit from individual attention and to allow the teacher to adjust curriculum according to student's unique needs and learning style.
What are the school times and term dates?
8:30 – 8:45 Arrival to school
8:30 – 8:50 Morning Fitness
8:50 – 9:10 Welcome
9:15 – 10:15 Literacy / Math / IPC
10:15 – 10:45 Morning Snack and Outdoor Play
10:45 – 1 Literacy / Math / IPC
13:00 – 1:30 Lunch
*students can be picked up at 13:00-13:30pm if they are not doing ECAs
13:30 – 14:00 Play time
14:00 – 15:00 ECA
*we reserve the right to change times slightly.
When does your school year start?
Our academic year is mid August to mid June.
School calendar can be downloaded here
What support does Razum offer for student whose English is a Second Language (ESL) or Students with Specific Needs (SSN)?
Razum provides Student Support for ESL students and students with specific needs.
The support is based on assessments and discussed with parents when necessary.
Does my child need to wear a school uniform?
Students are required to wear a white Razum polo shirt, at $25 per shirt, which can be combined with comfortable shorts, skirt, leggings, or trousers. We encourage all students to wear closed shoes (no flip flops).
Does Razum provide Student visa for my child?
No, Razum is not able to facilitate student visa/pass at this time.
Does the school accept local students?
Yes, Razum can take students who have an exemption from MOE. To get exemption, parents must apply to MOE.
Does the school provide transportation and what are the cost?
Yes, this service is provided by an external transportation company with Razum acting in a liaison role for necessary arrangements with the school bus provider on behalf of the parents. For more information about the bus and fee structure, please click here.
Does the school provide snacks and lunch?
Due to the tight restrictions, we are not able to offer snacks and lunches at the moment. This will be an option in the future. Students are bringing their own snacks and lunch.
Do you have an outdoor space?
Yes. All our students spend minimum 30 minutes a day outdoor. Physical activity and outdoor play improve student concentration and have endless benefits for children's health.