International School Singapore

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"Teachers are extremely supportive and take special care to support the newly-joined children"
Family Timchenko
"My kids instantly felt at home at GESS. They have a very international background and they found a lot of friends who are just like them"
Sandra Jensen Landi, Ambassador of Denmark

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Discover our School Community

Founded

1971

Curriculum

English IB or German Curriculum

School Hours
Lunch

Freshly Cooked Food

Served in the Canteen

Values

Respect

Diversity

Openness

Our Educators

100%

Qualified

Homeroom teachers

47%

Long-time Teachers

at GESS for 4+ years

Beyond the Classroom

Experiential Learning, Excursions, School Trips, Enrichment Week, Internships, Expert Talks, Career Experience and more

Student Well-Being

Study Groups, Homework Help, English Support, Counselling, First Aid, Private Tuition and more

Student Community

1,800

Students

48%

Girls

52%

Boys

An International Student Community

68

Nationalities

After-School Activities

100

Private Music Lessons, Co-Curricular Activities, STEM, Mother Tongue Languages, Theatre, Art, Sports and more

Discover our Campus

Our Campus
Learning Pods
Sports Village
Technology Labs
Arts Campus
Outdoor Spaces
Preschool Campus
Library

Over 170 learning facilities

Our state-of-the-art international school campus was imagined by our students and teachers. Home to 1800 students from 2-18 years old, our dedicated learning, technology, sports and outdoor areas give our students endless opportunities to grow and develop their talents.

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23 collaborative learning and maker spaces

Collaborative learner spaces empower our students to go beyond memorising information and develop 21st century skills including critical thinking, research, analysis, team work and cross-cultural understanding.

13 dedicated sports facilities

Sports at GESS is integrated into the curriculum and after-school. Our students benefit from professional coaching and sports facilities including an Olympic-size swimming pool, football pitch, athletics area and 4 indoor sports halls.

Sport Programmes

14 technology and science labs

STEM is a large part of GESS student life inspiring future engineers, designers and scientists. GESS is the only school in Asia offering the prestigious Junior Engineering Programme.

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18 specialised arts facilities

With 15 integrated arts, music and drama programmes and over 40 arts and music activities offered after school, our students develop their creativity and confidence in the arts and beyond.

A green campus next to nature

Our students have 5300 square metres of green outdoor learning and play areas to explore and enjoy as well as Dairy Farm Nature Park situated next to our campus.

A nurturing space for our youngest community members

A dedicated preschool campus for our students aged 2-5 years old with specially designed classrooms and outdoor play areas allowing our students to learn through meaningful play and inquiry.

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Three dedicated student libraries

Over 27000 books in 14 languages as well as digital resources are available for our students to support their learning and hunger for knowledge.

Learning Resources