Family life in Woodlands: Schools
Family life in Woodlands is more than just schools of which there are many. The area has many primary and secondary schools that are within walking distance of one of the three MRT stations in Woodlands.
Additionally, Woodlands can boast of housing Singapore’s only school dedicated to nurturing the next Joseph Schooling. The Singapore Sports School is located in Woodlands, next to upcoming Woodlands Health Campus. While the school is currently not within walking distance of any MRT station, accessibility to the school will soon improve because the upcoming Woodlands South MRT station on the TEL is just a brisk stroll away.
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Woodlands also has an international school. The presence of the Singapore American School in Woodlands has attracted many American expatriate families to live near the school, thus turning that area into a mini American enclave.
Hospitals and polyclinics in Woodlands
Residents of Woodlands who are unwell can be assured that they will receive excellent medical care. There is a polyclinic as well as two medical centres in Woodlands. Those living in Woodlands can also seek medical attention in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital located in nearby Yishun.
The Woodlands Health Campus is currently under construction. The massive 1,800-bedded healthcare facility is located just beside the upcoming Woodlands South MRT station. The integrated development will have a hospital, a community hospital, specialist outpatient clinics and a long-term facility.
When completed, medical personnel in the facility will provide personalised and quality healthcare for people living in Woodlands, Admiralty, Woodgrove, Marsiling and Sembawang. Woodlands Health Campus is scheduled to open in phases from 2022.
The finance and banking needs of the residents of Woodlands is well served by numerous banks and ATMs found near their home. There are also a number of banks and ATMs located within Woodlands MRT station.
Banks and ATMs in Woodlands
There are also plenty of supermarkets selling a wide variety of groceries to cater to all families residing in Woodlands. Besides the usual FairPrice and Giant, the youngsters living in Woodlands can indulge in the latest Korean food fab by popping over to Shine Korean Supermarket in Causeway Point.