SOTA: School of the Arts Singapore

FOUNDATION YEARS (Years 1 & 2)


  • English Language and Critical Thinking
  • Literature in English
  • Mother Tongue Languages
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Coordinated Science
  • Mathematics

  • Arts - Dance, Literary Arts, Music, Theatre, or Visual Arts
  • Integrated Arts
  • Media Education
  • Experiential Education
  • Character and Citizenship Education



INTERMEDIATE YEARS


Year 3
Year 4
  • English Language and Critical Thinking
  • Literature in English
  • Mother Tongue Languages
    (Standard or Higher Level+)
  • Geography or History
  • Biology, Chemistry or Physics*
  • Fundamental Mathematics or Mathematics
  • Arts - Dance, Literary Arts, Music, Theatre, or Visual Arts
  • Service, Action in Community
  • Experiential Education
  • Character and Citizenship Education
  • Arts Plus#(optional)
+ Only for Chinese Language
* Students may opt to do 1 or 2 subjects. Once decided, students are to commit to taking these subjects throughout Years 3 and 4.
# Only with specific subject combinations

  • English Language and Critical Thinking
  • Literature in English
  • Mother Tongue Languages (Foundation*, Standard or Higher Level+)
  • Geography or History
  • Biology, Chemistry or Physics
  • Fundamental Mathematics, Mathematics or Accelerated Mathematics
  • Arts - Dance, Literary Arts#, Music, Theatre, or Visual Arts
  • Independent Research Essay
  • Local/Overseas Service Learning
  • Experiential Education
  • Citizenship and Character Education
  • Arts Plus (optional)
* Foundation Language (Chinese or Malay) is offered as an enrichment subject and only applicable to students who are exempted from Mother Tongue or offered Mother Tongue in lieu.
+ Only for Chinese Language
# Offered in 2019



IB Years (Years 5 & 6)


IB Diploma Programme (IBDP)
IB Career-Related Programme (IBCP)

The IBDP requires a student to offer the Diploma Core Subjects, three subjects at a Higher Level that includes the Arts, and three subjects at a Standard Level.

Core
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Extended Essay
  • Creativity, Activity, Service

Studies in Language and Literature

  • Literature in English, Language and Literature, Literature and Performance#

Language Acquisition
  • Language B: Chinese, Anticipated Chinese+, Malay#, Hindi# or Tamil#
  • Language ab initio: Chinese#, Malay#, Spanish@ or French@
Individuals and Societies
  • Social and Cultural Anthropology, Geography, History or Economics
Sciences
  • Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Mathematics
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Studies#
The Arts
  • Dance, Film, Music, Theatre or Visual Arts
+ one year course
# offered at Standard Level only
@ online course only

The IBCP requires a student to offer the IBCP Core subjects, the Career-Related Study and two* Diploma Subjects of which one must be the Arts at a Higher Level, and the other in Language Acquisition**.

Core
• Personal and Professional Skills
• Service Learning
• Language Development
• Reflective Project

Career-related Studies
• Dance, Music, Theatre or Visual Arts
Language Acquisition
  • Language B: Chinese, Anticipated Chinese+, Malay#, Hindi# or Tamil#
  • Language ab initio: Chinese#, Malay#, Spanish@ or French@
Individuals and Societies
Social and Cultural Anthropology, Geography, History or Economics

The Arts
• Dance, Music, Theatre or Visual Arts
* Students may take an optional 3rd DP subject from Individuals and Societies
** Students exempted from Mother Tongue Languages will choose the 2nd compulsory DP subject from Language Acquisition or Individuals and Societies
+ one year course
# offered at Standard Level only
@ online course only