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|Number of nationalities represented in the school||
|Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)||
Teachers at the European section come from Great Britain, New Zealand and other countries.
|Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction||
Yes, English as an additional language may be provided as needed. This will be based on the agreement between the school and the parents during the application process.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
In both sections the school offers a language A (mother tongue) and a language B (First foreign language). These are German and English.As a part of extra curricular activities, some children may also choose French and Mandarin. From grade 3 on Filipino and Philippine culture is mandatory for all.
|Entry evaluation for students||
Application test and interview.
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
The school reserves the right to require an application tests before accepting a student.
At Kindergarten and Primary level 1 and 2 an assessment is based on standardised observa-tion comprising academic skills, social and personal competences.
Students with the following certification may be exempted from the application test:
Students from any class of the German system with all passing grades. (German Section)
|External examinations or assessments available||
The German European School Manila offers the following certifications in the German section of the school:
Hauptschulabschluss at the end of grade 9
IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) at the end of grade 10
GIB (International Baccalaureate with main focus on German language)
|School bus service available||
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
Special needs and learning support.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Football, rugby, basketball, taekwondo, swimming, hip hop, ballet, yoga, theater, painting, chess, mandarin, acrylique painting
|School provided lunches||
|Sports activities included||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Football field, swimming pool, playground,
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The German European School Manila is an officially recognized German school abroad with both a German and an International branch. The school offers a K-12 programme which includes a German and International section for the following: Kindergarten and Pre-Primary, Primary School, (grades 1-5), Secondary school (grades 6- 10) and a two-year international High School program (IB Diploma Programme).
|Teaching approach of the school||
The German European School Manila (GESM) is the first choice for German speaking families and for families with a pronounced interest in a holistic education as characterized by German and European culture.
GESM provides excellent education in German and English, following highest internationally accepted standards. GESM offers its students diverse opportunities to develop their unique personalities based on their individual abilities.