Singapore’s Leading International Montessori School Programme - (GMP)

Global Montessori Plus (GMP), the award-winning Montessori education programme at GIIS, is a well-researched early childhood programme that combines the renowned Montessori method with the new age idea of Multiple Intelligences.

You can opt for a regular or the GMP Extended programme with additional sessions. Under our caring and experienced teachers, our students get an age-appropriate learning experience in a child-friendly and safe environment.

Age criteria for admission

GIIS, one of the renowned Montessori schools of Singapore, caters to students between ages 2.5 to 5 years, who are nurtured in their nursery and kindergarten years through best academic practises and facilities. This is based on 5 basic pillars of GMP education which includes literacy, numeracy, experiential learning, new-age technology and interactive games to develop their cognitive, motor and expressive skills.

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2 years 5 months as of 31st March
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3 years and above as of 31st March
KG 2
4 years and above as of 31st March
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GMP Programme Options For Pre-Schoolers

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‘Regular’ Programme

Our early childhood programme can build a good foundation for global citizenship as our students learn to lead, solve real world problems and empathize with others. Based on the 5 pillars of GMP, the programme strengthens your child’s foundational years. The activities in the morning session focus on key language and numeracy skills, thematic learning, learning through play, universal values of compassion and kindness, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), which is  integral to developing core skills as problem solving and inventive thinking.

Timings : 9.00 am to 12.15 pm

Activities :
● Language and maths lessons (Kindergarten students have additional second language lessons (Hindi, Tamil, Mandarin or French)
● Environmental awareness
● Music & movement
● Motor development
● Practical life & sensorial exercises
*Snack time included

Faculty : Trained and experienced Early Years teachers

Fees : $942.60 (plus 7% GST) per month
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'Extended' Programme

Research has shown that young learners can immensely benefit when they spend more time with their peers, engaging in well-planned activities under the guidance of experienced teachers. In addition to the activities held in the morning session, our extended programme includes a daily story-telling / blocks/ manipulatives time, along with sessions on speech & drama, dance, art etc. planned for the full week on a rotational basis. The afternoon session will build your child’s social, communication and collaboration skills, helping them to seamlessly transition to primary school.

Timings : 9.00 am to 03:25 pm

Activities :
● Language and maths lessons (Kindergarten students have additional second language lessons (Hindi, Tamil, Mandarin or French)
● Environmental awareness
● Music & movement
● Motor development
● Practical life & sensorial exercises
● Story-telling/ blocks/ manipulatives session
● Dance, Art, Speech and Drama, Free play/Physical Education, Creative fun/ Design thinking/ Maker space activities on rotational basis throughout the week

*Snack/lunch & rest time included

Faculty : Trained and experienced Early Years teachers

Fees : $1,178.25 (plus 7% GST) per month
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Pillar of Global Montessori Program

The 5 Pillars of GMP

The Global Montessori Plus Program makes GIIS one of the most sought after Montessori preschools in Singapore, with excellent curriculum, great facilities and quality teachers. GMP bases its pedagogy on five powerful pillars that provide a foundation for education from an early age. The well-designed pedagogy is essential to polish students’ cognitive, motor and expressive skills as well as shape their sense of social responsibility, cultural awareness and environmental consciousness.

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‘Excelerate’ Programme

This program, run by trained teachers, focuses on developing foundational skills of students to develop fluency in listening, speaking, reading and writing, which are important aspects of Montessori education. Students also get excellent guidance in numeracy skills like Math, through dedicated Montessori labs, which adds fun elements to learning.

02

Multi-faceted Learning

This aspect of education promotes thematic learning by cultivating the students’ inherent personality traits, physical skills and cognitive development. Teachers ensure that students’ individual interests are included in the lessons. Activities can include field trips and special events.

Pillar of Global Montessori Program
03

iPlay Programme

We believe that play is an essential part of learning for students. Under the guidance of teachers, students are given the flexibility to interact with their surroundings in a fun and creative way, improving their spatial awareness, critical thinking abilities and socio-emotional skills. This imbibes in them extraordinary skills of independence, cooperation and management, which is the finest aspect of Montessori education.

04

iCare Programme

As a leading international Montessori school in Singapore, GIIS teaches students not just academic learning, but also exceptional universal values of compassion and kindness. In the Montessori preschool, children are encouraged to care for the environment and community. Positive interactions and active participation with peers in activities helps in building excellent character traits for the future.

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Future Ready Programme

GIIS offers a well structured curriculum that gives students a glimpse of NextGen learning, and familiarizes them with the 21st century learning methodology. The Future Ready Montessori Program, students have hands-on experience with STEAM or Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Students are given remarkable opportunities to develop their critical thinking and creative capabilities through active participation and team collaboration.

Why Choose GMP?

GMP is one of the best Montessori education offered at our Punggol SMART Campus and East Coast campuses, both of which have facilities to cater to early childhood education. At GIIS, individual attention is given to each child to help them become well-rounded global students.

"The Plus Program"?

The Plus in GMP balances the traditional Montessori international teaching techniques with the contemporary ideas that constitute good foundational education to preschoolers.

It also infuses outstanding modern and innovative technologies paving the way for greater opportunities for students for future growth and development.

It is an award-winning programme that ensures your child will not just be prepared for higher education, but will eagerly look forward to it.

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Our Teachers

GIIS follows excellent and intense recruitment procedures while choosing its faculty and provides rigorous training for them to be equipped with the modern and innovative teaching methodologies. Our expert teachers are well qualified and experienced in imparting Montessori education and fostering a fun and loving learning environment for students, making GIIS the best international school in Singapore.

9 Gems

9 GEMS is an extraordinary teaching and learning framework of GIIS that aims at the holistic development of students. We believe that every child possesses immaculate talent that needs to be honed and developed. With the 9GEMS framework, students are exposed to proficient skill based programmes that incredibly mould their positive character traits, personality, and hone their skills of entrepreneurship, leadership. Arts and sports form an integral part of education along side academic excellence while emotional intelligence is also nurtured through community programme and imbibing of universal values of brotherhood and kindness.

Extra Curricular Activity

GIIS, one of the best Montessori schools in Singapore focuses on the all round development of the children. The school gives children exceptional opportunities to kindle their passion, be it in academics or sports. Children can opt from a wide spectrum of superlative extra curricular activities that are mandatory and benefits in the growth of their physical and mental health.

Co Curricular Activity

GIIS has gained the reputation of a well known global Montessori school in Singapore due to its superior quality education and extraordinary facilities. The supreme co curricular activities offered by the school enhances the social and relationship building skills of children. The well structured activities benefit children to showcase their talent and fuel their learning by stimulating their creative capabilities and improving social and organizational skills.

Seamless Transition to Primary School

The prolific and exceptional GMP Montessori curriculum offered by GIIS Montessori preschool paves an excellent path for students to step up to the next level of learning that is the primary school education. Students are fostered in an enthusiastic environment with practical lessons and experiments, physical and mental growth related games that provide an excellent future for children to face the new challenges and become established learners.

Why GIIS is the best Montessori preschool choice for your child

Safety & Security

Students are at the centre of our universe, which makes it very imperative for safety and security to be our top priority. Our Punggol and East Coast campuses are amplified with the best of safety and security measures like 24x7 guard house, CCTV cameras, Facial Recognition machines, digital locks etc.

Parent Engagement

GIIS, one of the leading international Montessori schools, considers parents to be an integral part of their fraternity. To be in constant touch with parents and to boost the progress of their children, well-organized parent engagement programs are conducted like the PTA meetings, one-on-one meetings, orientation sessions and more. A seamless communication for parents is fostered to build excellent and strong relationships.

Technology in GIIS

GIIS strives towards excellence in offering the best of facilities to students. Students are exceptionally trained to be future ready with the latest technology tools and innovative teaching approaches.

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Value Added Programme

Our expert educators regularly monitor the progress of students and take the best measures that can enhance students’ progress. Outstanding value added programs are initiated that can develop the critical thinking, creative capabilities, language and motor skills of the children.

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Methodologies like collaborative learning with peers from around the world will equip my daughter with the right knowledge and skills to excel in future.

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