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ABOUT US

Principal’s Message

Welcome to St Francis Methodist School!

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Mr Charles Tong

Principal

Welcome to St Francis Methodist School, where students get to embark on a unique learning journey and unleash their potential to be the best that they can be.

St Francis Methodist School is home to a culturally diverse group of students from over 15 different nationalities. We strive to provide a nurturing international learning environment supported by a team of dedicated teachers to develop students to be aspiring and successful young men and women of sound character.

We forge partnerships among students, staff, parents and guardians, and the wider Methodist community, enabling the school to grow from strength to strength,  and enlivening our values of love, humility, integrity and commitment in providing a quality education for every student.

I look forward to welcoming you personally to our St Francis Methodist School family!

Mr Charles Tong
Principal
St Francis Methodist School

Our Objectives

To our Staff

We care for our staff as they are the heart and soul of our school system. We seek to utilize their experience and dedication to complement the strengths of our students.

To our Students

We value our students and commit ourselves to providing an all-encompassing education of spirit and mind, justified by commendable academic results and good character.

To our Parents

We thank them for the trust placed in us and we seek to forge a partnership with them in moulding the young lives of your children.

To our Methodist Community of Churches and Schools

We appreciate the community’s support and will continue to stimulate a unique school culture that upholds good Christian values and the strong Methodist tradition of excellence in education.

To our Nation

We uphold social responsibility as a loyal corporate citizen by imparting values of nationhood and sacrifice to our students.

Our Vision

To be a school of choice with a vibrant international learning community, rooted in God’s Word and inspiring lives to be the best that they can be.

Our Mission

To provide a nurturing environment offering unique opportunities for students to excel through appropriate educational pathways, and to equip them with the necessary skills and strength of character to succeed in this rapidly changing world.

Education Philosophy

  1. Our students are at SFMS to learn and benefit from the academic rigour, the Pastoral Care Programme, the various physical and sports activities and the enriching Visual and Performing Arts Programme.
  2. We recognise and respect the uniqueness of every student.
  3. We welcome students from different countries to enrich our school community.
  4. Being a Methodist institution, we believe in, and foster, the spiritual growth of our staff and students based on biblical Christian values and beliefs.
  5. We value creativity, imagination, innovation and entrepreneurship in our students.
Crest

Eagle

The pursuit of knowledge in a spirit of free inquiry

Scales

Justice and Equality for all

Flame & Torch

Beacon of Light and Truth

Cross

The sacrificial love of Christ for mankind. We too, can bear each other’s burden and our own with much strength and faith in God.

Organisational Values

  • Love
  • Integrity
  • Humility

Pastoral Care Values

  • Confidence
  • Persistence
  • Organisation
  • Getting Along
  • Resilience

Culture Statement

Possibilities to realities where no one is left behind.

OUR AWARDS

2008 - 2016

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The EduTrust certification is a voluntary certification scheme for private education institutions in Singapore administered by the Council for Private Education, a statutory board under the Ministry of Education.

The Scheme provides a means for better private education institutions to differentiate themselves as having achieved higher standards in key areas of management and provision of educational services.

St Francis Methodist School is one of the leading secondary and post-secondary private institutions in Singapore to be awarded the 4-Year EduTrust certification by the Council for Private Education. This highly coveted 4-Year EduTrust certification helps to distinguish higher quality schools in Singapore’s private education industry for maintaining robust academic systems and processes and upholding quality standards in its delivery of programmes.

Click here for more information on EduTrust.

Click here to view the EduTrust Certificate.

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SFMS received the Pearson Centre of Excellence Award from Pearson during the Pearson Medallion Award Ceremony on 8 September 2016, in recognition of SFMS’ outstanding dedication in helping learners to progress in their lives and achieve Outstanding Pearson Learner Awards through quality teaching and learning experience. 

“It is given to recognise efforts that centres have put in to produce high achievers, exclusive only to a select group of Outstanding Centres”
– Mr Scott Wollard, Director, Pearson Education South Asia

Click here to view the Pearson Centre of Excellence Award Certificate.

SFMS has achieved bizSAFE Level 3 Certification on 17 March 2013. This certification is issued by Workplace Safety and Health Council, Singapore confirming that the School provides students with a safe and secure environment for learning and for staff working in SFMS. It is also one of the means to show SFMS’ Risk Management Implementation has been audited to the statutory requirements under the Workplace Safety and Health Act.

As part of our continuous journey to cultivate Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) on School’s culture, the School setup the Health Safety Security and Environment Council (HSSE) in May 2013. The aim of this council is to keep up with our continuous quest for the improvement of health and safety record in order to provide a safe and conducive working environment for our staff, students, education partners and contractors.

The School went on to win the coveted bizSAFE Enterprise Progressive Award on 28 February 2014.

On 6 July 2015, SFMS attained the bizSAFE Level 4 Certification. This is one step nearer towards achieving the bizSAFE Star Certification. The accreditation is an important testimony of the management’s commitment towards risk assessment and management. The permeation of our health and safety culture will serve to motivate our staff, students and customers alike to keep our workplace as safe and healthy as possible.

SFMS Environmental Policy Statement
Our School is committed to encourage best possible environmental practices in order to control and reduce the School’s direct impact on the environment.

Click here to view our school’s Environmental, Health and Safety Policy.

Click here to view the BizSAFE Certificate.

 

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SFMS is proud to receive a Certificate of Recognition from Actualyse.com, an online Directory (Schools), for being the most well-reviewed school in the Private Schools Directory.

Click here to view the Certificate of Recognition.