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Set against the green backdrop of Dairy Farm Road, a new football academy at the soon-to-open GESS campus will bring the beautiful game to a beautiful setting.
The new GESS campus on Dairy Farm Lane is set to come alive with interactive, adaptive walls showcasing the world's greatest art for students young and old.
Technical education for Middle School: GESS has successfully won over the Telekom Foundation and with the support of the foundation, it will be setting up a Junior Engineer Academy (JEA) in the school from the academic year 2018/2019 onwards.
There's more to play-based learning than letting kiddos go town on some toys. Here's how GESS encourages little minds to explore and engage...
A small teacher-to-student ratio and a bright, airy feel. These are just some of the things you can expect at GESS, which also has a preschool programme.
Are you looking for an international school with a European outlook, an established history of success and a gorgeously green setting? It may sound too good to be true, but the soon-to-open new GESS campus at Dairy Farm easily ticks those boxes and more.
Starting August 2018, your child will be able to learn and grow at our brand new purpose-built campus on Dairy Farm Road!
GESS offers Preschool education, the full IB curriculum and German curriculum for students from 18 months to 18 years.
Here's how you can get the full scoop on GESS's amazing new Dairy Farm Road campus.
At GESS, service is an integral part of our learning program. We try to encourage students to appreciate their cultural roots while remaining respectful towards and interested in different cultures as well as contribute positively to their community.
Read now why technology is so important for students and their learning experiences today.
High school trips have come a long way since most of us were at school, and International Schools seem to offer even more exciting ones!
GESS headmaster Christoph Zänglein shares what makes the school and its community tick...
It's always a worry that your child may lose touch with their mother tongue after years abroad... fret not though, mama – GESS can help with their Language Enrichment Programme from Russian to Japanese, Italian and Dutch!
"On any typical day in our Primary Years Programme (PYP), our teaching staff tries to encourage learning through authentic play – we listen to the children, their many languages and manners of communicating and use their voices in determining the next steps of inquiry."
"The first school we visited was GESS. We all liked the atmosphere, the teachers and the way children behave there. "
GESS believes learning any language should be meaningful to the child.
Marleen (15) goes to an international school in Singapore.
GESS students are taking part in the language festival in Dresden.
In under a year, the students of GESS will settle into their new school campus at Dairy Farm Road, just across from the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.

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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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