The first private school in Hanoi to be recognised as a High Quality School by the Ministry of Education and Training (on outstanding standard of teaching, support services, programmes and facilities)
The Nguyen Sieu School (NSS) is one of the most prestigious in Hanoi in terms of satisfied students and achieving results across a range of international programs. Students range from Young Learners of English in early childhood curriculums up to Senior High school curriculums for UK qualifications. After the success of Cambridge learning delivery at NSS, NCUK IFY is another new UK stream the school heavily promotes to Hanoi students and parents to lead them to universities in a more direct way.
The NSS campus is located on a 10,000 square metre compound centred around a huge open school yard and assembly area, surrounded by numerous trees to create a green and beautiful learning environment. There are 103 classrooms on this well-equipped and modern campus. NSS students also enjoy the culture of language as the environment and practical learning at NSS. They go through all the stages as “in real life”: tasks – idea creation – strategy and business plan development – to project presentation. The school also encourages experience exchanges between NSS students or with students from other international schools.
NSS students are currently participating in International Academic Competitions and pupil exchange programs between schools around the world in the areas of science and technology, information technology, business, arts, and sports. In this multi-cultural learning environment, students have consistently achieved above standard of the national average scores under UK and Vietnamese Education. On the social side, NSS launched the Extracurricular Activity Programme, where students can start running clubs and events to be supported by the school.
There are currently 20+ clubs have been set up under this programme.
Address: 35 Mạc Thái Tổ, Yên Hoà, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội, Vietnam
IFY at NSS Highlights
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Beautifully designed and well equipped campus facilities including STEM labs, ICT Labs, outdoor garden and multiple libraries
20+ social clubs for extracurricular activity programmes
NSS is committed in promoting a bilingual and multicultural environment to nurture students into well-rounded global citizens
Nine-month fast track program open to Year 12 graduates, Year 11 High GPA achievers and other international program students such as A-level and IB
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NCUK International Foundation Year Subject Modules
at Nguyễn Siêu School
English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Exams and coursework
30% coursework and 70% examination
Final examinations are set by NCUK. Coursework is set locally by Origo according to guidelines in the relevant module syllabus and is subject to approval by NCUK.
"The NCUK qualification is like a bridge that covers the gap between my education in my home country and my degree programme in the UK"
Thi Minh Trang Tran
From Vietnam, studied the NCUK International Foundation Year
Progressed to The University of Manchester