The United World College of South East Asia
) is an independent, international school
. The school's main campus is in Dover Road. A second campus was opened in 2008 in Ang Mo Kio
(this is a temporary campus which is now replaced by a permanent second campus in Tampines
). UWCSEA is the largest of the 13 United World College
(UWC) schools, a movement founded by the German educationalist Kurt Hahn
with the mission of bringing together students from all over the world and developing them as global citizens.
Since its founding, UWCSEA has offered full secondary school education
. In the late-1990s the school expanded and now also offers full primary education
. Today the Dover Campus takes students from the age of four. The number of students on the Dover Campus (Kindergarten 1 - Grade 12) is over 2,900. Once the UWCSEA East Campus is at full capacity in 2015, the additional 2,500 available places will swell the number of students to 5,400.
UWCSEA is somewhat different from many of its sister colleges in the UWC movement, most of which are wholly boarding institutions which offer only a two-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
for mainly scholarship
students of around 16–19 years of age. UWCSEA has always been a full secondary school taking in students from age 11, and has offered primary education since the late-1990s. While the majority of students are children of expatriates
, there are also around 200 boarders
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