Whilst the school's academic traditions and approach to learning are grounded in a broad, balanced and rigorous English National Curriculum, it has been developed to reflect our international setting and to celebrate diversity. Tanglin is a place where children can thrive, inspired by passionate teachers and supported by excellent pastoral care.


Infant School

Key StageYearAgeMaximum Class Size
Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)Nursery3-4 years20
Reception4-5 years24
Key Stage 1 (KS1)Year 15-6 years24
Year 26-7 years24

Junior School

Key StageYearAgeMaximum Class Size
Key Stage 2 (KS2)Year 37-8 years24
Year 48-9 years24
Year 59-10 years24
Year 610-11 years24

Senior School

Key Stage Year Age Maximum Class Size
Key Stage 3 (KS3) Years 7-9 11-14 years 24

Key Stage 4 (KS4) - (I)GCSE

Years 10-11 14-16 years

24 in core subjects

20 in option subjects

Sixth Form

Key StageYearAgeMaximum Class Size
Key Stage 5 (KS5) - A Levels & IB Diploma
Years 12-1316-18 years15

"This bespoke approach to curriculum development ensures that all pupils, regardless of ability, are provided with work that engages, challenges, excites and motivates. It is no wonder pupils say, 'we absolutely love it here'."
British Schools Overseas Inspection