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National Geographic und Summer Reading
Posted 31/05/2018 04:47PM

National Geographic KiDSNational Geographic Virtual LibraryWir haben zwei weitere neue Online-Abonnements. National Geographic Virtual Library und National Geographic Kids online können ab sofort über die jeweiligen Icons auf unserer Bibliotheks-Homepage von beiden Schulgeländen aus abgerufen werden. Dieser Zugang ermöglicht den Kindern neben den bekannten und geliebten Magazinen auch zusätzliches Material wie Bilder, Videos, eBooks und vieles mehr zu entdecken.

Bitte denken Sie dran Ihr Bibliothekskonto (und das Ihres Kindes) bis spätestens 14. Juni zu leeren. Bücher für die Sommerferien können nur nach Bereinigung der Konten ausgeliehen werden. Bitte beachten Sie, dass dieses Jahr eine Ausleihe nur bis zum 14. Juni möglich ist. Vielen Dank für Ihr Verständnis.

  • 14. Juni - Letzte Tag der RÜCKGABE von ausgeliehenen Bibliotheks-Ressourcen (bitte leeren Sie Ihre Accounts bis zu diesem Tag). Letzter Ausleihtag für die Sommerferien.
  • Ab dem 18. Juni werden ALLE BIBLIOTHEKEN für die allgemeine Ausleihe GESCHLOSSEN SEIN, da wir mit dem Packen beginnen.


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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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