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Thank you for your interest in applying for a place at GEMS (Singapore)

We want all parents to feel informed about school fees and be able to plan their school year. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact our team for more information. We are always happy to help at any stage.

The Registration Fee is SGD 800 (non-refundable) and is payable in full upon submission of your application, in order for it to be processed.


 

The Admission Fee will become due to upon completion of the application process. This is a one-time, non-refundable and non-transferable fee of SGD 5,200 and must be paid on or before the due date for the payment as stipulated on the invoice. Above fees are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax of seven percent (7%).

 

Semester Payments
Section Grade Entry Age Annual Tuition Fee (SGD)* Semester I (SGD) Semester II (SGD)
Nursery Nursery Half Day 2 $12,010 $6,005 6,005
Nursery Full Day 2 $21,570 $10,785 $10,785
 
Early Years Pre-K Half Day 3 $13,120 $6,560 $6,560
Pre-K Full Day 3 $23,790 $11,895 $11,895
K1 Half Day 4 $13,130 $6,565 $6,565
K1 Full Day 4 $27,080 $13,540 $13,540
K2 Full Day 5 $33,200 $16,600 $16,600
 
Primary Years G1 6 $33,200 $16,600 $16,600
G2 7 $34,070 $17,035 $17,035
G3 8 $34,070 $17,035 $17,035
G4 9 $34,070 $17,035 $17,035
G5 10 $34.070 $17,035 $17,035
 
Middle Years G6 11 $39,270 $19,635 $19,635
G7 12 $39,270 $19,635 $19,635
G8 13 $39,270 $19,635 $19,635
G9 14 $39,270 $19,635 $19,635
G10 15 $39,270 $19,635 $19,635
 
IB Career-related Programme G11 16 $40,277 $20,138 $20,139
G12 17 $40,277 $20,138 $20,139
 
IB Diploma Programme G11 16 $40,640 $20,320 $20,320
G12 17 $40,640 $20,320 $20,320

Fees are quoted in Singapore Dollars and are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax of seven percent (7%). Please note, that tuition fees exclude transportation, uniforms, EAL fees, optional enrichment activities and miscellaneous fees1 upon joining. Tuition fees will be prorated on a weekly basis for students joining midway.

Tuition Fees (“School Fees”) will become due upon signing of Student Contract and must be paid on or before the due date for the payment as stipulated on the invoice to secure the student’s place at the school.

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1 Miscellaneous fees are featured on page 8 of the GEMS World Academy (Singapore) Student Contract. Click here to reivew the list. 

EAL Support Programme Grade Level Annual Fee (SGD) Semester I (SGD) Semester II (SGD)
Level 1 Grades 1 - 8 8,400 $4,200 $4,200
Level 2 Grades 1 - 8 6,300 $3,150 $3,150

Fees are quoted in Singapore Dollars and are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax of seven percent (7%).

Sibling Discount

As an international school in Singapore, we offer attractive sibling discounts to families with multiple children. Each child registering at GEMS (Singapore) who is a sibling (brother or sister by birth or adoption) of another child ("Previous Sibling") who is enrolled at GEMS (Singapore) will enjoy the following benefits:

  • the 1st sibling (second child in the family) will receive a 10% concession off their annual tuition fee
  • the 2nd sibling (third child in the family) will also receive a 10% concession off their annual tuition fees
  • the 3rd and any additional siblings (fourth child and subsequent children in the family) will receive a 25% concession off their annual tuition fee
  • in addition, any newly enrolled siblings (brother or sister by birth or adoption) of any child already enrolled at GEMS (Singapore) will receive a Registration Fee Credit (SGD $800), and Admission Fee Waiver (SGD $5,200).
  • Above fees are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax of seven percent (7%).

When a family registers siblings at the same time, the 2nd, 3rd, 4th etc siblings will be determined by descending age order at the time of registration at GEMS (Singapore).

When a family registers siblings at different times through an academic year or in consecutive academic years, the 2nd, 3rd, 4th etc siblings will be determined by the date of each sibling’s registration at GEMS (Singapore).

Important note: Should your child be awarded a scholarship or any other concession on fees, sibling discounts will no longer apply.



Transfers from GEMS Schools

Each child registering at GEMS (Singapore) who is or was previously enrolled at any GEMS-owned school or GEMS-owned kindergarten worldwide will enjoy the following:

  • a Registration Fee Credit (SGD $800)
  • an Admission Fee Waiver (SGD $5,200)
  • subsequent children of the same family are entitled to the Sibling Discount/Waiver herein

The parent(s) will be required to submit proof of current/prior enrollment at any GEMS-owned school or GEMS-owned kindergarten to the Admissions Team upon submission of an online application for admission to GEMS (Singapore).

To avail this discount, the applicant must have been enrolled at any GEMS-owned school or GEMS-owned kindergarten during (no earlier than) the Academic Year (full or part of) prior to the date of registration at GEMS (Singapore).

Important note: The discount is not applicable for applicants transferring to GEMS World Academy (Singapore) from GEMS-managed and GEMS-affiliated schools/kindergartens not owned by GEMS.

For Singapore Dollar Remittances
Bank account name GEMS World Academy (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Account number 441635001
If you do not see a place to enter branch code in your bank's website, put this code in front of our account number. ie: 686441635001
Bank OCBC Bank
Bank code 7339
Branch code 686
Swift code/IBAN OCBCSGSG (required for TT)
Bank charges All bank charges from the Telegraphic Transfer shall be borne by the remitter.
 
For US Dollar Remittances
Bank account name GEMS World Academy (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Account number 441635001
If you do not see a place to enter branch code in your bank's website, put this code in front of our account number. ie: 686441635001
Bank OCBC Bank
Bank code 7339
Branch code 686
Swift code/IBAN CHASUS33
Bank charges All bank charges from Telegraphic Transfer shall be borne by the remitter.

Note: Student's full name must be indicated in the remittance advice otherwise we may be unable to trace the payment. Please remember to add the service fee for the wire transfer, so that we receive the complete amount that is due to the school.

Manage your GEMS World Academy (Singapore) school fees the easier way with credit card Instalment Payment Plans:

OCBC Credit Card Interest-Free Payment Plan

The school's semester tuition fees can be processed only via a credit card issued from a Singapore based OCBC bank with a credit limit sufficient for the semester tuition fees.

Click here to find out more about OCBC Credit Card.

How to apply?

Visit our accounts office to arrange an Instalment Payment Plan. There will be no bank charges for processing this transaction.

OCBC Help & Support Service: 1800 363 3333 or (65) 6363 3333 when overseas.


StanChart Credit Card Interest-Free Payment Plan

The school's semester tuition fees can be processed only via a credit card issued from a Singapore based Standard Chartered Bank.

This will require a StanChart credit card with a credit limit sufficient for the semester tuition fees. A one-time 2.5% processing fee will be charged by the bank at the time of process the IPP. For more information about StanChart credit card click here.

The semester tuition fees can be paid by the StanChart credit card via GEMS (Singapore) online gateway. Click here to pay online. Alternatively, please visit GEMS (Singapore) Accounts office to process the payment.

The holders of the Standard Chartered Unlimited Cashback Credit Card avail a special offer of getting a 1.5% cashback after the repayment of each instalment to the bank. For more information about Standard Chartered Unlimited Cashback Credit Card click here.

How to apply?

  • Log in to the StanChart Online Banking
  • Select a relevant credit card transaction(s) and click "Submit EasyPay Request"

Standard Chartered Bank Personal banking: (65) 6747 7000 (24-hour)

Standard Chartered Priority banking: (65) 6846 8000 (24-hour)


Alternative Credit Card Plans

Credit card plans mentioned below are subject to bank approval which will be upon completion of the transactions with the school. These banks (DBS, UOB & HSBC) apply a processing fee of a minimum 3% of the transaction value for a tenure of 6 months or more.

  1. DBS Bank. Click here to learn about DBS credit cards.
    Customer Service number for DBS Cards: 1800 111 1111 (from Singapore) / (65) 6327 2265 (from Overseas)
  2. UOB Bank. Click here to learn about UOB credit cards.
    Customer Service number for UOB Cards: 1800 222 2121(from Singapore) / (65) 6222 2121 (from Overseas)
  3. HSBC Bank (only Singapore issued cards are eligible). Click here to learn about HSBC credit cards.
    Customer Service number for HSBC Cards: 1800 227 8888 (from Singapore) / (65) 6227 8888 (from Overseas)

Important Note: Please note that GEMS (Singapore) doesn't promote any particular bank or bank's credit cards.

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