A Welcome from the Head of School

I would like to extend a heartfelt and sincere welcome to Saigon Star International School; a boutique international school with a real sense of family at its heart. Having been here for five fantastic years, I feel incredibly proud of the journey we have been on together; with every single member of our community contributing to our growth, development and improvement, establishing us as a diverse, inclusive and welcoming school that is fully focussed on learning and enrichment.

James Quantrill

Head of School

An International Curriculum

Saigon Star aims to develop responsible global citizens through its provision of an international curriculum

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  • Class Size 15 - 20
  • Age 5 - 6
  • Curriculum IEYC

International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC)

For students aged 2-5, we follow the International Early Years Curriculum, enhanced by daily Montessori classes...

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  • Class Size 15 - 20
  • Age 5-11
  • Curriculum IPC

International Primary Curriculum (IPC)

For students aged 5-11, Saigon Star delivers the International Primary Curriculum. The school adopted this curriculum in 2013 ...

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  • Class Size 15 - 20
  • Age 11-14
  • Curriculum IMYC

International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC)

For students aged 11-14, students develop their knowledge, skills and understanding in Art, Geography, History, Science ...

Our Teachers

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Brendan Hearne

Director of Learning and Development
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James Quantrill

Head of School
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Asmaa Hussein

Head of Middle Years
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Grace Collantes

Head of Early Years
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Neil Maclean

Middle Years Class Teacher (English specialism)
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Alexandra Martinez

Middle Years Class Teacher(Marths specialism)
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Rachael Collins

EAL Teacher
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Carlos Marques

Physical Education Specialist Teacher
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Neil Jones

Year 1 Class Teacher
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Fionnuala Brophy

Year 1 Class Teacher
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Emer Taheny

Year 2 Class Teacher
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Nicola Isabel Gilmour

Year 3 Class Teacher

What Parents Say?

Saigon Star always offers a safe and supportive environment for children.

Jacey Jo, Korean (Tiffany, Y3N)

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Enrolling our son to Saigon Star International School is one of the best decisions that we have ever taken.

Fransisca Swain, Indonesian (Adi, Y3C)

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We are so glad to be a part of the Saigon Star family since 2015.

Kazuma Hirakawa, Japanese (Ryo, Reception and Ray, Y2E)

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Saigon Star is a truly wonderful school. My daughter has been there for the past 7 years and is now in Year 7.

Chris Poole-Johnson, from Australia

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“My daughters spent three years at Saigon Star and had such a wonderful experience.”

Taunya Lofgran, from the USA

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“I chose Saigon Star for my son, Angus, as they offered unique opportunities that separated them from other International Schools. ”

Gary Malcolm, from Australia

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“Jasmine has been at Saigon Star for since we moved to HCMC in 2011 and we intend to continue her schooling here.”

Le & Peter Holdsworth, from Vietnam & UK

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“Saigon Star is unique: a small but true international school in many senses”

Harry Nguyen Bui, from Vietnam

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I remember the first days of our daughter’s school start at Saigon Star.

Dennis Haney, from Denmark

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From Our Bulletin and Event

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What is rigorous learning?

It’s fair to say that ‘rigour’ has been a buzzword in education for the past two decades, yet there is little common agreement about what it actually means among educators.

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Target Your Maths

In Mathematics this year, there have been several changes. We have introduced a series of vastly differentiated textbooks to support teaching. These "Target Your Maths" books provide ample practice for concepts

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New Home Learning Menus

‘Rigour’ is undoubtedly a buzzword within education and has been for the past few years. But, how does it impact our teaching and learning at Saigon Star, and what measures do we take to try and embed it?

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