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Banner for the sports days
Posted 30/09/2016 10:40AM

Students in Grades 2 through 5 have been getting together in their buddy class groups for the first bonding event of the school year: painting their team banners for Sports Days! Each grade has six cross-sectional teams, and each team gave itself a cool and original animal-themed name: take a look here for photos.

We look forward to seeing you at the Sports Days next week: Wednesday, 5 October for Foundation/Eingangssufe to Grade 2 on the Junior School Campus, and Thursday, 6 October for Grades 3, 4 and 5 at Bukit Gombak Stadium, from 8:30 to 11:30 on both days. Grades 3, 4 and 5 will complete a run-a-thon to raise funds for “Kits for Kids” (www.sailvega.com) a CARE@GESS project that supports education for children on remote Indonesian islands. We thank you in advance for your time, enthusiasm and kind generosity.



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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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