SINARMAS WORLD ACADEMY (SWA) provides an international education experience from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12, with a goal to achieve Academic Excellence. SWA opened in July 2008 and the first cohort of Grade 12 students graduated in June 2012. English is the language of instruction, and all students study Bahasa Indonesia and Mandarin. SWA offers a strong Chinese programme in partnership with the prestigious Peking University Kindergarten and Elementary School, Beijing, China.
SWA also has a sister school, Jakarta World Academy (JWA) located in Jakarta city center offering Nursery to Kindergarten Two (K2). Please visit www.jwa-jkt.com if you would like to know more about JWA.
SWA is offering a challenging and engaging Early Years (EY) curriculum that develops students physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. The Early Years curriculum bases students learning on the standards set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework from the UK.
Starting from Kindergarten 2 to Grade 5, SWA offers the Cambridge Primary Programme integrated with PKU, National curriculum along with any other international curriculum standard. We promote the education of the whole person, emphasizing intellectual, personal, emotional and social growth, involving the traditions of learning in languages, sciences, mathematics, social studies, ICT, and the arts.
In Grades 6 to 10, the syllabus from Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is integrated within the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP) curriculum framework. The school shapes the curriculum according to national requirements and to the school’s Asian cultural identity.
In Grades 11 & 12, students follow the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, where the curriculum and assessment procedures are prescribed in detail in order to meet the requirements for university entrance around the world.
SWA has outstanding international award-winning facilities, which have been designed to suit the school’s commitment to providing an education that prepares students for life in the 21st century. Facilities are spacious and include gymnasiums; sport fields; fitness centre; pools; adventure playground; studios for art, music, dance and drama; science laboratories, theatre, libraries, IT Help Desk, student shop and a number of cafes and snack bars.
SWA offers an extensive co-curricular programme including a wide range of sports, performing arts and academic offerings. Popular programmes include the Global Issues Network (GIN), International Award, Model United Nations (MUN), Habitat for Humanity, and a wide range of inter-school competitions, artistic and cultural activities as well as other student initiated IB CAS projects. All students are involved in leadership and sustainable action with student led projects that support the Millennium Development Goals and CAS Learning outcomes. The annual Indonesian Field Study Trips are a weeklong programme providing an opportunity for students in Grade 6 – 12 to learn and work beyond the school campus and directly engage with Indonesian society and cultural experiences.