International  Secondary School Curriculum

Welcome to GIIS - a leading secondary school in Singapore for competitive international curriculums such as the Cambridge CLSP Programme (Grades 6-8), IGCSE Programme (Grades 9-10), and IBDP Programme (Grades 11-12).

Academics - Multiple choice of curriculum

As a leading private secondary school in Singapore, we cater to the educational needs of students from different diaspora. They have the choice between Indian (CBSE) and International (Cambridge) curricula which cater to the learning styles of different groups of students.

For international students, Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme offers the prestigious Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) to Grades 6,7 and 8. It is designed to provide a strong foundation for students wanting to pursue the IGCSE curriculum.

Both insist on academic excellence through rigour as well as holistic development through introduction of skills-based and personality grooming education weaved into the curricula.

If you’re an expat hoping to enrol your child at GIIS, feel free to call us any time to resolve any query you may have for secondary school admission process and fees for foreigners.

Bridge Programme

As a leading international high school, GIIS offers innovative programmes like the Bridge Programme. This programme allows our students to start at any time during the school term and receive the assistance they need to catch up with their peers. Rest assured that your child will be learning with his/her classmates as quickly as possible.

This specialised programme exists to help students of all grade levels make up for lost time, complete important lessons and classwork, and catch up academically with their regular class.

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2019 IBDP Result

1

Number of World Toppers - 45 grade points

5

Number of near perfect scores - 44 grade points

36.95

Average grade points

IGCSE Result Comparison

% of A*/As out of total (IGCSE)

77.3

2017

79

2018

71

2019

2018 CBSE 10 Result

37.7

% of student scoring CGPA 10

83.6

% of students scoring CGPA 9 and above

9.5

Average score (CGPA)

Add-ons - Value Added Programmes

As the best secondary school in Punggol, Singapore; we offer many interactive courses to promote a child’s all-round development. Our academic add-ons are programmes that give additional boosts to a student's learning curve through targeted studies, helping them focus on additional areas and concepts at no extra cost.    

When your child takes direct admission in the secondary school at GIIS, we strive to build your child’s scientific temperament through our STEM Programme. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) related material that helps students understand key concepts in the subject by creating working models of these concepts; use online tools like HeyMath! to hone their mathematical skills and conduct detailed assessments through which the teachers understand every child’s strengths and weakness in particular subjects.

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Activities

Co - Curricular Activities

Chess

Soccer

Badminton

Karate

Basketball

Tennis

Table tennis

Tae-Kwon-Do

Junior Athletics

Extra-Curricular Activities

Keyboard

Folk Painting (Warli and Madhubani Painting)

Design Thinking

Science Clubs

Carnatic Vocal Music

Tabla

Environment Club

Single Stroke Flower Painting

Explorers Club

Aryabhatta Club

Art of Beading

Bharatanatyam

Art & Craft: Doll Making & Bead Art, Origami & Clay Modelling

Aviation

Fine Arts Programme

Guitar

Robotics Club

Ceramics and Clay Modelling

Hindustani Vocal Music

Home Decor (Kolam/Rangoli & Cooking without fire)

Artificial Intelligence

For our students at GIIS Singapore: one of the leading international schools, the rigour of academics is well-balanced by proper exposure to sports through extracurricular activities, physical education and a Cricket Academy.

Sport is encouraged through ECA while co-curricular activities (CCAs) include honing inherent skills in students like performing arts, leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation.

These activities balance the learning environment in the school and allow students to be well-rounded individuals who can excel at anything, and be ready to face the world as global citizens.

There are also course enrichment activities conducted in class after each concept (like quizzes, group projects or short tests).

Assessments and Achievements

Students go through a number of assessments in a year.

For the Indian Curriculum, assessments include:
• 2 formative tests each term
• 1 mid-term test
• 1 final term examination.

For International Curriculum such as the CLSP and PYP Program, assessments include:
• Ongoing formative tests throughout the term
• Bookended with two term-end examinations in the end.

Communication and Interaction

We make sure that parents are involved in the education and growth of their children at every step.

All information about the student is shared with the parent through our customised portal - myGIIS - which acts as a communication platform between the two sides.

Newsletters and emails are sent periodically, while each parental query is responded to within 24 hours – unless it is punctuated by a weekend, public holiday or vacation.

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9 GEMS(TM) Holistic Educational Framework

Over and above academic excellence, our award-winning 9GEMS framework promotes values like discipline, creativity, sportsmanship, leadership and respect – many based on universally admired teachings.

This enriched learning experience helps develop our students into refined, morally upstanding citizens of the world; and better prepares them for the myriad challenges of their adult lives.

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School Events and Activities

An array of events and activities all year round provide our students a platform to showcase their skills, as well as keep them engaged and involved in many social events like sports, arts, community service etc.

Under the idea of our 9GEMS holistic learning framework, we organise age-appropriate events to allow students to explore inherent talents from sports excellence, to performing arts, to entrepreneurship and community service.

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GIIS Student Handbook

The Student Handbook is prepared as a guide for parents and students to be acquainted with the policies and procedures of the school, to be followed during the academic year.

Student Handbook 2020 - 2021
Exam Schedule 2020 - 2021
Holiday Schedule 2020 - 2021
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