GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is an international school of more than 60 nationalities, delivering an International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum of education from Nursery to Grade 12.
It is the first and only school in Singapore to offer the full set of IB options, from Primary Years and Middle Years to the IB Diploma and IB Career related programmes. In addition, Grade 9 and 10 students are able to complete the internationally recognised IGCSE course and examination here.
GEMS believes in practising holistic learning that develops students’ academic outcomes, nurtures core human values and builds real-life skills every day. A GEMS education provides students with an opportunity to explore their true capabilities. Its comprehensive suite of cutting-edge facilities covers sports, creative and artistic pursuits, as well as technology-aided learning.
Creative entrepreneurial and innovation skills form the foundation of the curriculum. And, through integrated contextual learning, students solve real-world problems and explore subjects in an integrated fashion, developing a robust understanding of each subject and relationships between them – constructing meaning based on their own experiences.
Its international educators are passionate and courageous practitioners with an energising attitude. They all have a desire to help children get ahead in life by providing quality education and real-world skills training. GEMS’s four academic and career-related IB programmes are taught by highly experienced teachers, providing its students with the opportunity to enjoy offers from the world’s most prestigious universities.
GEMS World Academy (Singapore)
2 Yishun St 42, 768039
Tel: 6808 7300
Year Established 2013
Ages Taught: 2 to 18 years
School Hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Full-day); 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Half-day); 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Nursery)
Term Times: 14 Aug. – 13 Dec. 2019 (Semester 1); 7 Jan. – 19 Jun. 2020 (Semester 2)
Holidays: 5–20 Oct. 2019; 14 Dec. 2019 – 5 Jan. 2020; 28–31 Jan. 2020; 28 Mar. – 12 Apr. 2020; 20 Jun. – 11 Aug. 2020
Admissions: Call +65 6808 7300 or visit www.gwa.edu.sg to schedule a personalised tour.
By Mizah Salik,The Finder Kids Vol. 26
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