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Classrooms and Facilities

Classrooms

Aperia Campus

Aperia Classroom
With effect from 1 December 2014, Stalford Academy has commenced operations at our new Aperia Campus. There are 18 classrooms in the Aperia Campus, and each of them can comfortably accommodate from 8 to 27 people. Our Aperia Campus is located at 12 Kallang Avenue #03-11/12/13/14, Aperia, Singapore 339511. They are all well-furnished and air-conditioned to provide a conducive and comfortable learning environment for you. To enhance your learning experience, we have installed overhead projectors, LCD projectors, laptops, and audio-visual systems in our classrooms.

Please click here for directions to Stalford Academy Aperia Campus.
Stalford Academy Facilities

Classroom

Floor Area (m2)

Capacity (no. of pax)

1

14.00

9

2

24.76 16

3

12.50 8

4

12.50

8

5

12.00 8
6 28.00

18

7

34.00 22
8 36.00

24

9

41.00 27
10 33.40

22

11

33.40 22
12 33.40

22

13

29.38 19
14 34.04

22

15

23.24 15
16 13.84

9

17

13.30 8
18 27.69

18

Note: Classrooms 10, 11, and 12 can be combined for usage. It can be used as classroom, function room, lecture room or exam hall.

Bedok Point Campus

Stalford Academy also has a standby campus at Bedok Point comprising 7 classrooms. Our Bedok Point campus is located at 799 New Upper Changi Road, Bedok Point, #03-12, Singapore 467351. It is presently not in operation. Details about our Bedok Point campus will be published on our website when the campus is in operation.

Bedok Point
#03-12

Classroom

Floor Area (m2)

Capacity (no. of pax)

1

19.0

12

2

23.0

15

3

19.6

13

4

11.5

7

5

21.3

14

6

23.5

15

7

28.3

19

Tiong Bahru Campus

With effect from 1 August 2016, Stalford Academy’s Tiong Bahru Campus will commence operations as a standby campus comprising 12 classrooms. Our Tiong Bahru Campus is located at 302 Tiong Bahru Road #02-102/103/104, Tiong Bahru Plaza, Singapore 168732.

Classroom

Floor Area (m2)

Capacity (no. of pax)

1

11.52

7

2

12.60 8

3

9.95 6

4

10.50

7

5

27.57 18
6 30.22

20

7

23.35 15
8 23.44

15

9

24.35 16
10 16.80

11

11

21.31 14
12 11.49

7

Note: Classrooms 6/7 and 8/9 can be combined respectively for usage. The larger combined room can be used as classroom, function room, lecture room or exam hall.

Facilities

In addition to the equipment installed in our classrooms, Stalford Academy also has the following facilities to support your learning experience:

  • Library
  • Pantry
  • Study rooms (after school hours & weekends)
  • Wireless Internet connection
  • External Science Laboratory
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Service Guarantee

Service Guarantee

We are committed to providing our students with quality education courses, adequate facilities and necessary support services. We aim to create a conducive environment and provide a holistic learning experience for our students’ development and growth. Stalford actively seeks to improve our services to promptly exceed the needs and expectations of our customers.

Quality Assurance

Stalford actively seeks to maintain and improve our quality of educational services. We have various policies in place to ensure that our teaching and administrative staff is constantly delivering quality service.

Teaching staff recruitment

All teaching staff is engaged through a stringent selection process. This ensures that all our teachers possess the requisite experience, qualifications and competency to conduct the courses. All teachers are registered with the Committee for Private Education. The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Teaching staff training and evaluation

Regular teacher evaluation sessions are conducted to assess the standards of our teachers to ensure that they are updated with the current course syllabus and requirements.

Course reviews

Our course curriculums are constantly reviewed, revised, and improved upon to keep updated with the latest MOE syllabus and requirements of the ever-changing education landscape.

Service staff skills training and upgrading

Trainings are conducted regularly to improve the service standards of our administrative and customer service staff, in terms of service attitude and efficiency. Service performance is also constantly reviewed to ensure that all our staff is professional and on-task.

Facility and equipment maintenance

At Stalford, we hold that a conducive learning environment is essential for a satisfying and comfortable learning experience. Inspections and surveillance on all classroom facilities and equipment are conducted on a regular basis to ensure that the learning environment is maintained at the best condition.

Credibility

We strive to adhere to applicable statutory and regulatory requirements to the best of our abilities. Consistent information is shown in our brochures, websites, and other publicity materials. We have in place an appropriate refund policy of the course and other related fees in the event of cancellation, non-completion, termination of course, or breach of the Standard Student Contract.

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Teachers’ Highlights


Mr Loh Tee Yang 

English (Primary 2-5)

With over 20 years of  teaching experience at various top government schools including Rosyth Primary School, Mr Loh makes English relevant and exciting to his students, passing his passion for the language on to them. Once a specialist writer with CDIS, Ministry of Education, Mr Loh has an illustrious background as an avid writer with over 70 publications to his credit.


Mr Gabriel Morais

Physics (‘O’ Levels)

With over a decade of experience teaching ‘O’ Level Physics in government schools, Mr Gabriel Lionel is also an author of best selling assessment books. Over his seven years of writing, his books have undergone multiple reprints due to incredible demand.

Ms Patricia Koh

General Paper (‘A’ Levels)

A teacher with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Bachelor of Arts with Honours (majoring in English Language and History), and a keen interest in linguistics and language studies, Miss Koh is committed to fire up the same passion in her students. After 8 years of experience teaching in local Junior Colleges, she has devised her authentic set of teaching pedagogy to effectively pass on new knowledge and skills to her students.

Mr O.K. Teh

Mathematics (‘O’ Levels & ‘A’ Levels)

Graduated from Deakin University with Masters in Education, Mr Teh has more than 32 years of teaching experience. He had also been a principal of Shelton College International School. Often striking a good rapport with his students with his jovial attitude, Mr Teh makes learning not just beneficial, but fun as well. Students who have graduated from his class never fails to report good news to him upon gaining admission into their schools of choice. His ability to build a bond with students greatly encourages and motivates them to strive to their utmost potential with faith.

Mr Chen Chia Chung

Chemistry (‘A’ Levels)

Mr Chen is a dedicated teacher who has a First Class Honours degree in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley as well as a Master of Science degree in the same field from UC Santa Barbara. He provides comprehensive explanations on ‘A’ Level Chemistry concepts which have paved the way for his students to score grade As.

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Preparatory Course for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Preparatory Course for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
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3 months

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is often the administered test for non-native English speakers to measure their proficiency and grasp of the language as it is used in academic settings such as universities and colleges. This preparatory course for the TOEFL seeks to prepare students who wish to obtain recognition of their language proficiency, often a requirement of the admission criteria into top colleges and universities worldwide, by enhancing their skills at handling each individual section of the TOEFL paper, more specifically, reading, listening, speaking and writing.

General Information

Course Intake:  Monthly
Course Duration:  12 Weeks (Full-Time)
Course Delivery Method:  Classroom Teaching
Lesson Hours:  Mondays to Fridays, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
Total Contact Hours: 360 contact hours (3 hours per lesson)
Lesson Venue: 12 Kallang Avenue #03-11/12/13/14, Aperia, Singapore 339511

Course Details

Preparatory Course for TOEFL

3-Month (12-Week) Programme

The complete course consists of 4 modules which cover the basic aspects of the language, targeting at each individual section of the TOEFL paper; namely reading, listening, speaking and writing.

Students will attend a series of lectures where the teacher (who is a native English speaker) will go through the 4 modules.

We have a custom-designed curriculum based on analysis of papers from the past years to familiarise the students with different types of passages which have a high chance of appearing in the exam.

Commencement Date

Completion Date

Pls refer to Course Info Brochure

Pls refer to Course Info Brochure

 

Admission Pre-requisites
Applicants must:
  • be at least 15 years of age
  • sit for a placement test to determine suitability
Mode of Assessment

All internal examinations will be in the form of written papers. A total of 2 Continual Assessments will be conducted. Student will need to register and sit for the external TOEFL examination [http://www.ets.org/toefl/].

Requirements for Completion of Course
  1. Local Students (Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents) and Dependent’s Pass holders must achieve at least 75% attendance and not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reasons.
  2. International Students (Student’s Pass holders) must achieve at least 90% attendance and not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reasons.

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FAQ

1. Is Stalford Academy accredited and registered at the appropriate government regulation authorities?

Yes, Stalford Academy is officially registered with the Centre for Private Education (CPE), Singapore which authorizes the operations of private education institutions locally. The Academy has also attained the mandatory CPE-Enhance Registration Framework (CPE-ERF) that requires all legally established private institutions to meet the minimum requirements and legislative obligations spelt out by CPE. The Academy is also in the process of renewing its EduTrust license that recognizes outstanding providers of private education committed to upkeeping superior standards.

Find out more about the accreditations attained by Stalford Academy

2. Why should I choose Stalford Academy?

The Academy can be distinguished from other private education institutions for its:

  • Trusted Management Team,
  • Committed Academic Team,
  • Track Record,
  • Holistic Pedagogy, and
  • Accreditations

Beyond these 5 reasons, the academic success achieved by many of our students is a testament of Stalford Academy’s commitment to deliver quality education while grooming our students holistically – an educational experience that you wouldn’t want to miss out on.

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3. Does the Academy provide any facilities and resources for its students? Are these resources free of charge?

The Academy believes in creating a conducive environment for students so as to complement their learning experience. As such, common facilities and resources within the Academy’s premises such as the library, multimedia resources, and wireless internet access are all provided to students at no cost to enhance their learning.

4. Will there be a refund of deposit and payment should I withdraw from the course prior to completion?

Please refer to our refund, transfer and withdrawal policies for more specific details.

5. Will there be any make up lesson in any case of absence?

There will not be any replacement lesson(s) arranged for the students in any case of absence. The onus is on students to be responsible for their own learning and to catch up with the curriculum. However, we do encourage our students to make personal appointments with their teachers to review the lesson. Also, students should note that they would need to submit their medical certificate in cases of absence owing to medical reasons. As there is a minimum attendance requirement before a student is allowed to graduate from the course, failure to comply with the submission of medical certificate as evidence to validate their absence may result in undesirable consequences.

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Contact Information

STALFORD ACADEMY
Tel: +65-6222-3233
Fax: +65-6292-2887
Skype: stalfordacademy.sales
Email: 
Address: 12 Kallang Avenue #03-12, Aperia, Singapore 339511  (with effect from 1 December 2014)

For Local Students, you can walk-in or drop us an email.

 International Student Application Form

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Preparatory Course for International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Preparatory Course for International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
 Course Information Brochure

3 Months

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a system which tests the ability of candidates to communicate in the English language across the four key components of language use – listening, reading, writing and speaking. Certification in the IELTS may be especially useful for those who may intend to study or work in a place where English is the major lingua franca used. The Academy aims to deliver the IELTS preparatory course in a manner which zeroes in on basic conversational skills and expressions, basic listening comprehension, reading and writing of simple vocabulary and phrases for interaction purposes, all of which fully prepares the candidate to fulfil the four key requirements of the IELTS, and acquire the expected proficiency level in the language. Students looking for international recognition and certification of their proficiency of the English language are strongly recommended to join us for this course.

General Information

Course Intake: Monthly
Course Duration: 12 Weeks (Full-Time)
Course Delivery Method: Classroom Teaching
Lesson Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm
Total Contact Hours: 360 contact hours (3 hours per lesson)
Lesson Venue: 12 Kallang Avenue #03-11/12/13/14, Aperia, Singapore 339511

Course Details

Preparatory Course for IELTS

3-Month (12-Week) Programme

This course covers the four aspects of Communications Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking which are also the sections tested in the IELTS. Students will be guided in achieving proficiency in the language and preparation for the test. Lessons will include:

  • Basic conversational skills and expressions
  • Basic listening comprehension
  • Reading and writing of simple vocabulary and phrases for interaction purposes

By the end of the course, students will be able to sit for the IELTS examination.

Commencement Date

Completion Date

Pls refer to Course Info Brochure

Pls refer to Course Info Brochure

Admission Pre-requisites

Applicants must:

  • Be at least 15 years of age
  • Sit for a placement test to determine suitability
Mode of Assessment

All internal examinations will be in the form of written papers. A total of 2 Continual Assessments will be conducted. Student will need to register and sit for the external IELTS examination

Requirements for Completion of Course
  1. Local Students (Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents) and Dependent’s Pass holders must achieve at least 75% attendance and not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reasons.
  2. International Students (Student’s Pass holders) must achieve at least 90% attendance and not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reasons.

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Certificate in General English

Certificate in General English
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Elementary
  • Elementary 1 (3 MONTHS), or
  • Elementary 2 (3 MONTHS), or
  • Elementary Level (6 MONTHS)
Intermediate
  • Intermediate 1 (3 MONTHS), or
  • Intermediate 2 (3 MONTHS), or
  • Intermediate Level (6 MONTHS)
Advanced
  • Advanced 1 (3 MONTHS), or
  • Advanced 2 (3 MONTHS), or
  • Advanced Level (6 MONTHS)

The General English course is designed to accommodate students who wish to learn, or better their mastery of the English language, highly salient in a predominantly English speaking country like Singapore. The course caters to the learning needs of different students possessing varying standards of the English language as it comprises of 3 tiers ranging from elementary to advanced, with each tier being further divided into 2 levels. Students enjoy the flexibility of choice to select and join the course at their desired and appropriate entry level.

At the elementary levels, Stalford Academy’s General English course will cover the fundamentals of General English language which include basic conversational skills and expressions as well as the reading and writing of simple vocabulary and phrases. Upon completion, students can choose to further hone their grasp of the language at the intermediate tier which aims to take the mastery of the language to a different level by imparting the language to students at a more advanced stage. At this tier, students can expect to build their vocabulary bank gradually, and take small steps to increase their language skills from simple exercises such as basic sentence construction. The advanced tier would see students pick up effective communication skills and interpretation of more sophisticated text to develop their confidence in their competency of the language.

General Information

Course Intake: Monthly
Course Duration: 12 Weeks (Full-Time) or 24 Weeks (Full-Time)
Course Level: Certificate
Course Developed By: Stalford Academy
Course Delivery Method: Classroom Teaching
Lesson Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 9am to 12pm (lesson), 1pm to 4pm (self-study)
Total Contact Hours:360 contact hours for 12-week programme
720 contact hours for 24-week programme
Lesson Venue: 12 Kallang Avenue #03-11/12/13/14, Aperia, Singapore 339511

Course Details

Certificate in General English Elementary 1 and 2

This course is suitable for students with no or little background in English. The course will cover:

  • Basic conversational skills and expressions
  • Basic listening comprehension
  • Reading and writing of simple vocabulary and phrases for interaction purposes

By the end of the course, students would be able to attain an assessed English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 1 – 2.

Certificate in General English Intermediate 1 and 2

This tier is for students who have completed the Elementary level, or have prior knowledge of the English language. The course will cover:

  • Clear communication skills
  • Reading and writing
  • Basic text, information, and comprehension
  • Sentence construction
  • Grammar
  • Building up of vocabulary bank

By the end of the course, students would be able to attain an assessed English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 3 – 4.

Certificate in General English Advanced 1 and 2

This course is for students who have a higher level of English proficiency. The course will cover:

  • Fluent and effective communication of ideas
  • Interpretation of complex text
  • Effective writing skills
  • Honing of grammar skills
  • Building up of vocabulary bank

By the end of the course, students would be able to attain an assessed English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5 – 6.

Tier

Course Title

Course Level

Duration (Months)

Duration (Weeks)

Elementary

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH ELEMENTARY 1 (3 MONTHS)

Certificate

3

12

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH ELEMENTARY 2 (3 MONTHS)

Certificate

3

12

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH ELEMENTARY LEVEL (6 MONTHS)

Certificate

6

24

Intermediate

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH INTERMEDIATE 1 (3 MONTHS)

Certificate

3

12

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH INTERMEDIATE 2 (3 MONTHS)

Certificate

3

12

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH INTERMEDIATE LEVEL (6 MONTHS)

Certificate

6

24

Advanced

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH ADVANCED 1 (3 MONTHS)

Certificate

3

12

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH ADVANCED 2 (3 MONTHS)

Certificate

3

12

CERTIFICATE IN GENERAL ENGLISH ADVANCED LEVEL (6 MONTHS)

Certificate

6

24

Note: All courses are conducted on a Full-Time basis.

3-Month (12-Week) Programme

 

6-Month (24-Week) Programme

Commencement Date

Completion Date

 

Commencement Date

Completion Date

Pls refer to Course Info Brochure

Pls refer to Course Info Brochure

Pls refer to Course Info Brochure

Pls refer to Course Info Brochure

Admission Pre-requisites
Applicants must:
  • Be above 12 years of age as of 1st January of the year of enrolment
  • Sit for a placement test to determine a suitable tier and level for them
Teaching Staff

The teacher to student ratio is less than 1:25, subject to room capacity. All of our teachers are dedicated and experienced, possessing at least GCE A-Level Certificate and are registered with the Committee for Private Education, Singapore. The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Mode of Assessment

All internal examinations will be in the form of written papers. A total of 2 Continual Assessments will be conducted.

Requirements for Completion of Course

Certificate of Completion awarded by Stalford Academy, after successful completion of course.

  1. Local Students (Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents) and Dependent’s Pass holders must achieve at least 75% attendance and not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reasons.
  2. International Students (Student’s Pass holders) must achieve at least 90% attendance and not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reasons.

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