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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Chinese
Native English and Chinese teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Chinese)
Class sizes Average 25 students / class
Maximum 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: SGD $15,132
to: SGD $31,932
This school has more than one campus in Singapore:
Smart Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: 27 Punggol Field Walk, Singapore 828649

East Coast Campus: Ages 3 to 15

Address: 82 Cheviot Hill, Singapore 459663

The school has a Chinese-English Bilingual Programme for Grades 1 to 5 students. As per the Programme the students will study the curriculum partly in English and partly in Mandarin.
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Number of students

4000

Number of nationalities represented in the school

42

Most common nationality

Indian

Max. number of students per class

30

Average number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and Chinese speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and Chinese

No

Additional language classes offered by the school

Hindi, Tamil, French, Spanish, Sanskrit, Mandarin.

Use of technology in the classroom

GIIS has 150 digitally connected smart classrooms that are equipped with smart boards, LED displays, collar mics for teachers, high-speed wifi connection. These Virtual Classrooms facilitate students to interact with subject-matter experts from all over the world and collaborate with their peers across the globe. Over 40 Skill-based studios like Culinary Lab, TV Studio, Radio Studio, Makers Lab and many more skill development facilities deliver a 21st-century education to the nextgen learners of the present day.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

GIIS is offering Virtual Classroom sessions through video-conferencing on an unprecedented scale as COVID-19 called for a cessation of all activities that require gathering. Teachers and students have been equipped with the necessary devices to make virtual lessons successful and effective. The virtual lessons are held during the entire school hours and as per the regular time table. Teachers use innovative ideas to educate and engage students during online lessons. The school is fully equipped to offer a blended learning approach in case the COVID-19 situation remains fluid for a longer time. Through effective use of technology, the school is ensuring that the learning remains uninterrupted and children progress with their curriculum at the desired pace.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Homework is an integral part of teaching and serves to further reinforce what has been taught in class. Homework will be minimal and not stressful.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

In order to evaluate new applications on a common ground for students from different educational systems, an aptitude test is conducted as part of the admissions process.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Interaction session, reading and writing assignment, written test.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Admissions are open throughout the year.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma, IGCSE, CBSE

Results in these examinations

IB Diploma Programme - 14 IBDP toppers and 24 Near Perfect Toppers in last 10 years
IGCSE - 100% students secure ICE Distinction and a large majority get A* in all the subjects

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

The school equally respects all religions and beliefs.

School bus service available

Island-wise school transport available

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The school does admit children who have borderline learning needs. An in-house behavioural counsellor is present, for addressing minor learning and behavioural needs.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, the school has a child counsellor who is professionally trained to understand, empathise and discuss any problem or situation with children. All discussions with the counsellors are strictly confidential.

School start time

School starts at 9:00 am.

School finish time

Kindergarten: 12:30
Grades 1 to 12: 15:40

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

GIIS campuses conduct a wide range of co-curricular activities. There is no additional charge for participation in extra or co-curricular activities. It is all inclusive in the fees.

School provided lunches

The school has a canteen, where students can purchase their snacks and meals.

Sports activities included

Basketball, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess, Tae-kwon-do, Karate, Cricket

Sports facilities at the school

1)SPEDAS – Sports in Data Analytics, GIIS SMART Campus is the only school to offer the Data Analytics technology that helps player improve their performance by offering precise feedback on their moves.
2)Synthetic Track and Field
3)Stadium
4)Badminton Court
5)Tennis Court
6)Basketball Court

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

GIIS organises a lots of sports and extra-curricular events. Inter-house and inter-school level competitions are held throughout the academic year, to foster the spirit of healthy competition and sportsmanship amongst students. The Gold Squad Programme offers dedicated support to students who exhibit special talent in sports. Under the Programme, such students are honed further to participate in National and International level sports.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The school is offering affordable, world-class education to over 4000 students since year 2002. The school’s flagship SMART Campus, is the epitome of NextGen learning that is equipped with over 40 skill-based studios like Culinary Studio, Radio Studio, TV Studio, Makers Lab and many more. Students get to choose from the most recognised curricula in the world – IB PYP, Cambridge, IBDP and CBSE.

Today, GIIS' campuses in Singapore are recognised for their hallmark initiatives in educational excellence, environment conservation, peace and value-based education, and community integration. Students receive wide exposure through participation in various school activities and external programmes, providing fruitful opportunities for learning and overall personality development.

Teaching approach of the school

GIIS encourages curiosity in their students through a balanced and holistic approach towards education. GIIS curriculum delivery mechanism prepares students for unseen challenges in a dynamic and multifaceted global environment.

The Nine Gems™ model, GIIS' proprietary and award-winning tool for all-around character development, is an integrated holistic approach to learning. The model balances academics with nine key focus areas, which include personality development; creativity development; sports excellence; leadership and entrepreneurship development; fine and performing arts, and foreign languages; community, action and service; ethics and discipline; and clubs & hobbies.

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