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XCL World Academy

A Future-Oriented International School in Singapore

XCL World Academy (XWA) offers holistic education for students aged 2 to 18, beginning with our Nursery programme and continuing through the full International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum of studies.

Our primary goal is to create academic and personal pathways that help students gain a deeper understanding of themselves and equip them for an ever-changing globalised world. Through our world-class curriculum and with the guidance of highly experienced teachers, your child will embark on an exciting journey to become a skilled and empathetic young individual. Our curriculum goes beyond traditional academic fields, encompassing a diverse array of arts, music, drama, design, cutting-edge technologies, and sports.


Transforming Lives Through Future-Oriented Education

“Education at XWA goes beyond traditional academic knowledge and aims to equip children with the skills, attitudes, and values needed to navigate an ever-changing world successfully. It prepares them not only for specific careers but for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.” – Tammy Murphy, Head of School & XCL CEO Singapore Schools

Why XCL World Academy

Future-Oriented Approach

We shape our students to become tomorrow’s leaders, changemakers and innovators.

Personalised Learning

We design personalised learning plans to help each student realise their unique potential.

World-Class Curriculum

We offer a continuum of IB programmes to develop students into happy, life-long learners.


We have a close-knit community representing approximately 50 different nationalities.

Setting a culture of great expectations

We offer a rigorous and balanced education for students aged 2 to 18, beginning with our Nursery programme and continuing through the full International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum of studies. We encourage students to play an active role in their learning, whether it’s inside or outside the classroom.

With the guidance of our highly experienced teachers, your child embarks on a self-directed journey to become a skilled and empathetic young individual.

Outstanding IBDP Results

Our IB Diploma scores and results place XWA students comfortably above the international benchmark. The XWA Class of 2024 not only secured almost USD 6 million in scholarships but also achieved remarkable academic milestones, including 21% of students scoring 40 points or more, 33% attaining the Bilingual Diploma, and our highest score of 45/45.

Exceptional Educators

Representing over 20 different nationalities, our educators bring the best teaching experience and expertise from around the world. Each teacher makes it their mission to bring out the best in students and empower them to reach their goals.

Holistic Development

We equip your child with essential academic and social-emotional skills which prepare them for the demands and challenges of the future. Our curriculum stretches beyond traditional academic subjects to foster our students’ physical and character development.

Inside XWA

Societies & Clubs

We help your child develop their character, acquire new skills, and discover new passions through our school clubs and activities.

Parent Engagement

We aim to create a family-oriented community and get you involved with your child’s development.

Student Well-Being

We care for your child’s overall wellbeing. Learn more about our dedicated learning support, counselling, and pastoral leadership teams.


Explore the many benefits of our sports programmes in your child’s development. We aim to help them enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle.


Discover different creative outlets for your child with our arts programmes, which includes media arts, music, and theatre arts.

Learning By Design

The revolutionary approach to “Learning by Design” at XWA is an innovative pedagogy empowering students to prepare for the future.

Extra-curricular Activities

Our diverse and exciting Extra-curricular activities help students develop their interests and talents for a holistic education.

Holiday Camps

Discover our engaging holiday camps in Singapore for kids from sports to arts, coding, robotics, and game design.

Bilingual Programme

Our bilingual programme provides global advantage. Students learn to communicate, read, listen, and write in English and Mandarin.

English as an Additional Language Programme

Our English as an Additional Language (EAL) programme aims to ensure students are proficient in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Finding the Perfect Fit: Navigating International School Landscape in Singapore

As an international school, we understand the complexities families face when navigating Singapore’s education landscape, especially those residing overseas. To simplify this process, we have crafted several comprehensive guides covering essential topics, from everything you need to know before relocating to Singapore to selecting the ideal school for your child in Singapore.

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Impressive Facilities Designed to Fuel Holistic Development

XWA occupies a beautiful 12-acre campus in the heart of Yishun, northern part of Singapore. For those unfamiliar with the area, our campus is a quick 20-minute commute from Singapore’s City Centre and can be conveniently accessed by car or public transport. Our campus boasts an array of exceptional facilities designed to provide an enriching learning experience for our students. Among these features are an impressive 750-seat auditorium, dedicated visual art and music rooms, a contemporary design centre, an eSports facility, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and a separate heated swimming pool specifically catered to our youngest learners. Furthermore, our campus includes an all-weather FIFA-approved sports field, two basketball courts, and two libraries with over 35,000 books.

We are committed to expanding our campus to enhance our student’s educational journey and are thrilled to announce that we have launched our Innovation Hub! This state-of-the-art multi-level building is designed to elevate the learning environment by incorporating the latest technology, an eSports arena, a black box theatre and specialised labs for our students.

Our Stories

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XCL World Academy is honoured to have hosted the fifth session of the US Embassy Alumni Mentorship Programme (USEAMP) 2024, fostering invaluable mentorship between Singaporean professionals from Fulbright Program, International Visitor Leadership Program, and Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative backgrounds and ITE students. Yesterday's session...

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We are proud to announce the exceptional achievements of our Class of 2024 in their IB results! 🏆 Highest Achieved Score: 45 🎓 Scored 40 or Higher: 21% 🎓 Average Score: 34.4 🎓 Bilingual Diplomas: 33% 🎓 University Offers: 250+ Mrs. Tammy Murphy, Head of...

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XCL World Academy3 weeks ago

Reflecting on her transformative first year as Head of School, Mrs Tammy Murphy looks back on the remarkable journey it has been. From heartwarming moments with students to the unveiling of the Innovation Hub, each experience has underscored the school's commitment to excellence. Looking ahead,...

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Book a customised private tour of our world-class campus located only 20 minutes from downtown Singapore. You’ll meet our passionate teachers and admissions team, who will take you on a full tour of our facilities and classrooms. You can also book a virtual school tour to learn more about our philosophy, curriculum and personalised learning approach.

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