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Reminder: International Summer Party 2018 - Coupon and Wristband Sale
Posted 18/05/2018 08:52AM

Again, we would like to give you the opportunity to buy coupons and wristbands ahead of the International Summer Party @ GESS 2018. This has been made possible by the school shops. From Monday, 14 May, onwards you can purchase coupons and wristbands from both school shops on the Main Campus and Junior School Campus. The coupons are to be used, instead of money, at the food and drink stands, nation’s stands, popcorn and cotton candy stalls, etc.

The coupons are available in the following denominations:

  • 0.50 SGD x 10 coupons for 5 SGD (per sheet)
  • 1 SGD x 10 coupons for 10 SGD (per sheet)
  • 2 SGD x 10 coupons for 20 SGD (per sheet)

Wristbands will allow children to access all activities such as handicraft making, sports offers, bouncing castles, etc. For children 4 years old and above, a wristband costs 10 SGD.

We are already looking forward to a great summer party with lots of fun for all ages!
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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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