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Imparting a lifetime of knowledge and skills
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Cultivating individual talents and passion
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Reaching towards independence
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Where every individual is continuously honed to excellence

Junior Programme (7 – 12 years old)

Our Junior Programme lays the critical foundation for students to acquire the requisite skill set for continued success while cultivating a love for lifelong learning.

Honing Academic Excellence

Adopting a customised educational approach to their learning needs, we hone students’ academic skills to excel in language development (vocabulary-building, speech, reading, and writing), and practical mathematical skills (time and money).

Nurturing Confident and Independent Individuals

We provide authentic learning experiences where functional and independent living skills are continuously strengthened in a natural environment.

Optimising Learning Environment

We optimise the learning capacity of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by creating an autism-friendly environment complete with a suite of visual communication aids and structured schedules tailored to their choice and needs.

Cultivating Individual Talents and Potential

Our partnerships with reputed learning institutions generate a rich variety of programmes that embraces each child’s individuality while cultivating their talents and potential to develop well-rounded individuals.

Embracing Innovation to Develop Future-Ready Students

Using a curated suite of technology and digital educational tools, we bring learning to life by adding new dimensions and deeper context to their learning lessons.

Robust Co-curricular Programmes

Each of the four MINDS’ schools boasts well-established co-curricular programmes that cultivate children’s interests and talents to help them grow into confident and independent individuals.

Curriculum Overview

Focusing on laying the critical foundation to acquire the skill set for continued success, our curriculum includes: 

Learning Domain

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • General Science

Living Domain

  • Social Studies
  • Social Development
  • Health Education 
  • Art & Craft  / Music 

Working Domain

  • Travelling / Recreational
  • Physical Education 
  • Domestic Science
  • Information & Communication Technology

Senior Programme (13 – 18 years old)

Our Senior Programme fuels their burgeoning need for independence, experience, and socialisation.

Fostering Independence

At MINDS, learning comes alive where we bring together a combination of classroom and practical training to foster independence. Our students embark on an exhilarating career adventure where they commit to a lifelong pursuit of personal development.

Achieving Vocational Success

Designed to equip individuals with a range of vocational skills critical for successful employment, our vocational curriculum provides a combination of work attachments, learning journeys, and internships. Students discover their passions and talents trying their hands at different sectors and industries.

Providing Tailored On-the-job Training and Mentorship

MINDS boasts a team of experienced job coaches to match students’ aspirations and aptitude to suitable work attachments that provide them with the relevant industry experience. Through close observation and discussions with Allied Health Professionals, teachers, and industry partners, the students are given specialised on-the-job training and mentorship specific to industry needs.

Your child’s career journey begins here:

School-based Attachments

Students are attached within school to acquire vocational skills with professional guidance and supervision as they embark on their journey in being work-ready.

Immersive Learning Journeys

Through learning journeys, MINDS ignites students’ interests and talents in various professions where they learn about the different jobs and careers available.

Attaining Recognised Qualifications and Certifications

Students undergo a series of tests and training to attain recognised certification and qualifications in relevant skills and competencies to enhance their employability.

Industry-based Attachments / Internships

With strong support from industry partners, our work-ready students are given opportunities to learn in a real work environment, providing a smoother transition into the workplace after their graduation.

School-2-Work Programme

A programme which aims to bridge students’ transition from formal education to the workplace, the School-2-Work (S2W) programme is a multi-agency collaboration with Ministry of Education, SG Enable, and the Ministry of Social and Family development to provide supported employment for up to a year.

Curriculum Overview

Focusing on laying the critical foundation to acquire the skill set for continued success, our curriculum includes: 

Learning Domain

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • General Science

Living Domain

  • Social Studies
  • Social Development
  • Health Education 
  • Art & Craft
  • Music  & Movement

Working Domain

  • Travelling / Recreational
  • Physical Education 
  • Domestic Science
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Vocational Education

Special Programme (7 – 18 years old)

Structured around the development of critical independent-living skills, our special programme boasts a low student-teacher ratio and differentiated approach to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children with special needs.

Embracing Every Child’s Individuality

Embodying a balance between academic and personal development, we provide a differentiated teaching approach to suit every child’s learning needs.

Providing an Individualised Multidisciplinary Support

We steer the development of our students from a multidisciplinary lens and provide a constant and individualised support to enable them to reach their fullest potential.

Encouraging Learning through Music and Movement

Our learners find immense joy and interest in learning through our music and movement programme woven into everyday lessons that provides them an outlet for self-expression.

Curriculum Overview

Structured around the development of critical skills, our Special Programme is designed for teachers to provide a differentiated child-centred approach to cater to a diverse range of learners.

Learning Domain

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • General Science

Living Domain

  • Social Studies
  • Social Development
  • Health Education 
  • Art & Craft  
  • Music & Movement 

Working Domain

  • Travelling / Recreational
  • Physical Education 
  • Domestic Science
  • Information & Communication Technology

Curriculum

At MINDS, we believe that learning begins with the individual. Employing a learner-centered approach, MINDS’s unique curriculum is tailored to suit the varying learning needs of children aged 7 – 18 with special needs. Our holistic curriculum is designed to nurture their sense of inquiry, ignite innate talent and creativity and impart a lifetime of essential skills and knowledge.

Embodying the ideals of learning while being driven by the passion to transform the lives of persons with intellectual disabilities, our teachers are certified educators by the Ministry of Education to deliver an engaging learning experience for our students.

Our Schools

MINDS Fernvale Gardens School
Inclusive and Academically Rigorous
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MINDS Lee Kong Chian Gardens School
Robust Music & Movement Programme
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MINDS Towner Gardens Schools
Exceptional Community and Place of Learning
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MINDS Woodlands Gardens School
Innovative Approach to Learning
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