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James Cook University (JCU) Singapore is a branch of James Cook University in Australia. The Singapore branch has been set up here since 2003 at 149 Sims Drive, short driving distance from Penrose condo.
The university is ranked the top 2% university globally and recognized for its wide choices of part time and full time degree courses and has been around for more than 17 years in Singapore.
JCU has been achieved the highest level of accreditation from the Singapore Government, the EduTrust Star.
Residents and tenants residing at Penrose will find great convenience and very short traveling time daily to school and enjoy more quality rest.
Nexus International School (Singapore) (NISS) is located at Aljunied Walk where its new campus now stands. It moved over to Aljunied in January 2020 from its previous location in Ulu Pandan Road off Pandan Valley. The school caters from Nursery up to Year 13 (ages 3 to 18).
NISS enrolled its first learners in July 2011 and has over 900 students from around 50 countries.
NISS is a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), an approved Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Centre, EduTrust certified, an Apple Distinguished School, fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and is also an authorised International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, authorised to offer the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Diploma Programme (DP).
Its facilities include an Olympic-sized swimming pool, two gymnasiums, a two-tiered theatre, double-storey library, and a FIFA and World Rugby specified AstroTurf pitch. Co-curricular activities such as Swimming, Hip Hop, Taekwondo, Drama, Learn the Piano, Race Car Engineering and Make & Build your own Skate Park are offered. NISS also participates in sports competitions organised by the Athletic Conference of Singapore International Schools and has been the official host for the FINA Swimming World Cup Swim Meets since 2017.
Residents and tenants will definitely enjoy this convenience as NISS is located just opposite Penrose.
Geylang Methodist School (Primary and Secondary) has a rich history of 95 years. The school established during 1924 in Geylang by the Methodist Church. It is a popular co-ed school in the vicinity and is located only 600 metres away from Penrose condo at Sims Drive. The school is known for its Gu Zheng Ensemble, Hand bell Ensemble and Jazz Ballet in the school Co-Curriculum Activities.
Residents in Penrose with school-going children can consider this good school that is within a short walking distance from home.