Frequently Asked Question
What is the age criterion for joining Kindergarten?
* • Toddler: Sixteen (16) months or above
* • Pre-Nursery: Two (2) years or above
* • Nursery: Three (3) years or above as on 30 September of the year of admission
* • Kindergarten 1: Four (4) years or above as on 30 September of the year of admission
* • Kindergarten 2: Five (5) years or above as on 30 September of the year of admission
Does Global Sevilla offer trial classes for new students?
Trial classes are available for students joining the Playgroup and Kindergarten
Will any admission test be administered?
An admission test for English and Mathematics will be administered to new students joining Global Sevilla Schools from Grade 1 onwards. Science tests may be given to candidates who plan to join the Grade 10 onwards.
Which class will my child be admitted to, if he/she is moving from another school in the middle of the academic year?
The school will place the child according to his/her previous/current level in his/her last school, subject to the results of the admission test.
What is the best way for parent/Guardian to pay tuition fees?
The most preferred form of tuition fee payment is through a bank transfer. The school also accepts cash payments. Please be advised that parents will be responsible for cash brought to the school, and any loss or misplacement of cash due to negligence before the actual cash payment shall not be the school’s responsibility.
The school uses the International Early Years Curriculum(IEYC) curriculum Playgroup and Kindergarten provided by Fieldwork Education, United Kingdom.
In the Grade 1-6 Primary School, in addition to the Cambridge Primary Checkpoint, the school also offers the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) from Fieldwork Education, United Kingdom.
In the Secondary School, the school follows the Cambridge IGCSE for Grades 9-10 and Cambridge International AS and A Level for Grade 11-12. All of Cambridge curriculums are provided by the Cambridge Assessment International Education, United Kingdom.
What is the main language of instruction in Global Sevilla?
All main subjects are taught in English. Bahasa Indonesia and Mandarin are offered as additional language subjects.
Will any remedial/enrichment classes be conducted?
Yes, both remedial/enrichment classes are conducted, depending on the needs of the students.
Are students given any homework?
Homework supports learning. It reinforces lessons/concepts taught in class. An appropriate amount of homework will be given.
Are students required to carry books to school?
All students are required to carry books and necessary stationeries, according to the daily timetable. The school provides a locker each for every student to keep his/her books and other belongings while in school.
What about grading and evaluation of students?
We believe that for the effective evaluation of our students, both ‘processes’ and ‘results’ are important. At Global Sevilla Schools, students are assessed based on their daily work, such as in-class participation and homework, as well as formative and summative paper-pencil evaluations administered throughout the school year. Group work, projects, in-class presentations also constitute a part in the overall assessment of each student.
Are students required to sit for the Indonesian National Examinations (UN)?
Indonesian citizens at Grades 6, 9 and 12 are required to sit for the Indonesian National Examinations. The Cambridge examination is also administered to all students in Grade 6, 8,10 and 12. Non-Indonesian citizen students are exempted from the Indonesian National Examinations and would only be required to sit for the Cambridge examinations.
Will Global Sevilla prepare my child for the Indonesian National Examinations (UN)?
Students will be prepared for the UN, either by our teachers or by private agencies after school hours. This is to ensure minimal interruption to the teaching of the international curriculum. Test-taking skills will be practised before the examinations to familiarise our students with the UN examination paper format and questions. The final preparation, in the second semester, may also be conducted after regular school hours.
When does the academic year commence?
The academic year for all classes begins in July each year.
How many terms are there in one academic year?
There are two (2) semesters in each academic year, each comprising 2 terms. The 2 semesters are from July - December and January – June. Each term is usually about 10/11 weeks.
What are the regular school hours for students?
Regular school hours for students are as follows:
* • Toddler: 08:00am – 09:30am (puri indah campus) , 10:00 – 11:30 am (pulomas campus)
* • Pre-Nursery: 7:30am – 09:30am, 10:00am – 12:00 pm
* • Nursery: 7:30am – 11:00am
* • Kindergarten 1: 7:30am – 12:00pm
* • Kindergarten 2: 7:30am – 12:30pm
* • Primary School (Grades 1 to 6): 7:30am to 1:50pm
* • Secondary School (Grades 7 to 12): 7:30am to 3:15pm
Global Sevilla organises a wide range of extra-curricular activities like Art and craft, Mini cooking, Ballet, Taekwondo, Music ensemble, Choir, Soccer, Basketball, Photography etc. We also have students participating in the Science club, Entrepreneurship club, Drama Club etc. The extracurricular activities are subject to change every year depending on the number of participants.
Are there any additional charges for students to undertake extra or co-curricular activities?
There is no additional charge for participating in extra or co-curricular activities conducted by our school teachers. Charges are only applicable for activities that are facilitated by external providers.
Does the school encourage inter-house and inter-school competitions?
Global Sevilla conducts a host of sports and extra-curricular activities. Inter-house and inter-school level competitions are regularly held throughout the academic year to foster the spirit of a healthy competition and sportsmanship amongst students.
Are excursions/educational trips conducted by the school?
Yes, we strongly believe that excursions and educational trips play an important part of active learning outside the classrooms. Excursions/educational trips are organised on a regular basis by the school.
Yes, our school has a school counsellor who is professionally trained. All sessions with our school counsellor are kept strictly confidential.
In case of a medical emergency, how will the school take care of my child?
In keeping with international standards, an in-house medical nurse is present at all times during school hours to attend to minor injuries and medical emergencies, if any. For major emergencies, the student will be taken to the nearest hospital and parents will be immediately informed. It is important to note here that our school will never ask parents to transfer money for any medical emergencies.
Does the school have a canteen on campus?
The school has a canteen that provides healthy meals, drinks & snacks that parents and students can buy.
What are the sports facilities provided by the school?
Global Sevilla has a strong infrastructure in place to facilitate and support sports activities. Each campus has a swimming pool, an outdoor basketball court, a grass soccer field and a gymnasium for badminton, basketball and futsal.
Does the school provide school bus?
The school does not provide direct pick-up and drop-off, but the school works with third parties for pick-ups.
Parents are always welcome to support the school and her programmes. Support from parents is always appreciated. The school provides opportunities for parents to help with special events at school and to become involved in as many ways as possible. The school also requests that parents help to monitor home study assignments and review their child’s weekly work along with them.
How often are Parent-Teacher Meetings (PTMs) conducted?
PTMs are conducted at least once in every three (3) months.
Is there any other way to interact with teachers, other than a PTM?
Global Sevilla considers parents as partners in the education process and parents are free to meet teachers, with prior appointment, as and when necessary.
Does Global Sevilla organise social events for families?
Global Sevilla organises a number of social events each year to help families get to know one another better. At the beginning of each new academic year, parents are invited to a Parents’ meeting. Each class will choose a Class Mom or Class Dad to coordinate communication among parents and between the parents & the school.
The school's faculty is a multicultural mix of Indonesian and non-Indonesian teachers. Our professional and qualified teaching staff comes from Indonesia, Taiwan, India, Singapore and the Philippines. However, we recruit teachers based on their competencies as educators.
What are the teachers’ qualifications?
The teaching faculty at Global Sevilla campuses is highly qualified and professional. We recruit teachers based on their competencies as educators. Our teachers go through a thorough screening process (interviews, psychological tests) and we provide regular professional development for all teachers every year.
Can school uniforms be purchased from the school?
Yes, school uniforms can be purchased from the school administrative office.
Where can I purchase the school books?
School books can be purchased from the school admission office.