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School Bus


Safety and Reliability in Transportation

GESS has a local school transport provider, who provides coverage to the main island of Singapore. All seats in every bus are fully equipped with safety belts and have bus attendants on board. The children will be picked up at your home and brought back safely every day to your doorstep or to your nearest possible pick up point at your house. In addition, the school bus service also offers home drop off after the Co-curricular activities (CCA). Registration for bus service can be done directly upon school registration, but is possible at any other time as well.


Fares and Transportation Zones

The fares are calculated based on One Map and categorized into zones from the premises of German European School Singapore, Main Campus on 72 Bukit Tinggi Road or Junior School Campus on 300 Jln Jurong Kechil, Singapore. Before deciding on your housing location, please contact the Bus Manager to enquire about possible bus service to your new home (as service is dependent on demand). The Transport Service Request form can be found here. We do not have regular office hours during the school holidays. Please leave a message either with the Front Desk at Main Campus or correspondence with post/mail/fax/e-mail.

Students can be picked up and dropped off at home within the school bus zones. Information about the zones for Main Campus and Junior School Campus and the pricing structure can be found here.


East Coast Bus Service

There is a fixed route for East Cost (zone 5). Students can be picked up and dropped off anywhere along that route. Please find details on the time and the map of zone 5, the East Coast Park, below.

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Map of East Coast Park Bus Route to international school singapore


Shuttle bus to the best international school

GESS Shuttle Bus

GESS provides a Shuttle Bus Service for the Main Campus in case students or parents prefer to commute via public transport and need a lift up the hill to reach the Main Campus. Detailed information on the GESS Shuttle Bus can be found here.

map of pick-up/drop off point for shuttle bus to best international school singapore


pay with your ez-link card

Pick-up / Drop off point at
Hua Guan Avenue

Monday to Friday:
Morning: 7:00am - 8:15am
(every 15 mins)
Afternoon: 3:15pm - 6:15pm
(every 15 mins)

School Holidays:
30-min interval
from 7:45 - 8:45
in the morning and
4:05, 4:30 and 5:00
in the afternoon

GESS Campus Locations:

Main Campus

Junior School Campus

Bus Transport Office:

Located at the side of the Forum in the Main Campus

Telephone number: 6466 – 7371
Fax number: 6777 – 9961

Opening hours:
Mo to Fri: 7.00am to 4.30pm
(only Main Campus)

Mailing Address:

KAL Transport Pte Ltd
Ghim Moh Estate Post Office
PO Box Bo 14
Singapore 912731

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CPE registration number: S72SS0010G
Registration period: 22 June, 2011 – 21 June, 2017

©2016 GESS

IB Curriculum

The English speaking European Section of GESS is a fully fledged International Baccalaureate World School, and one of the few in the world who are authorised to deliver the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (IBDP).

Since opening in 2005, the European Section has grown rapidly to become a school with a reputation for quality education with a strong community feel. We now have over 600 students. The vast majority of our students are European passport holders, for whom GESS represents a vital connection with home. Students are thus provided with a safe, friendly and familiar environment in which they are challenged to thrive as they grow into independent and responsible global citizens.

Our academic and pastoral programmes are designed to support this demographic and ultimately to prepare our students for returning to Europe or for entry into European universities. To this end we endeavor to support mother tongue language acquisition so that our students do not lose this vital connection with their home culture. Fortunately, given the high entry requirements into European schools and colleges, this also means that our students are especially well prepared for study all over the world, particularly North America, the UK and Australia.

The Pre-School department provides education from 18 month to 6 years in either English or German. Children are placed in groups according to their age.


German Curriculum

Since the school was founded in 1971, the school has evolved into a school with two sections. As an accredited “Excellent German School Abroad”, the German Section of the German European School Singapore (GESS) offers all major German school leaving certificates. The European Section is an authorized IB World School offering education in English across all three IB programmes.

The German Section supports the students to develop their German roots. We give them wings for the linguistic demands of a globalized world through our differentiated English programme from grade 1 onwards. In secondary school some subjects are taught in English. Our students are benefitting from numerous bonding activities and have additional space to enjoy the internationality of the school.

Our Pre-School department provides education from 18 month to 6 years in either English or German. Children are placed in groups according to their age. 

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