Admission
Process

Becoming part of GEMS (Singapore)

GEMS (Singapore) enrols students regardless of gender, nationality, religion, or race, who demonstrate the ability and willingness to successfully participate in the defined parameters and expectations of an enriched IB curriculum. By enrolling in GEMS (Singapore), your child is part of an inclusive yet diverse, locally focussed yet globally connected community.

Application Process

Nursery to Grade 8Grades 9 to 11
GEMS (Singapore) welcomes applications throughout the academic year. Your child may start school at any point in the academic year. However, we encourage you to apply as early as possible due to the limited availability of places.Entry is open until the first Monday after the October school holiday each school year. All applications submitted after the cut-off date will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the Secondary Years Principal.

5 Easy Steps

Complete the online application

Complete the online application and upload the required documents. Click here to start your application.

Initiate review process

Pay the registration fee of SGD 800 (non-refundable) to initiate the application review process.

School assessment

The school will arrange an English language proficiency assessment or a family meeting (if applicable).

Complete the application process

Pay the admission fee of SGD 5,200 (non-refundable) to complete the application process.

Submit documentation

Submit the final documentation prior to the school start.

Contact us

Our Admissions team will be glad to guide you through the application process and provide you with as much information as possible to enable you to make the best decision for you and your family. If your child requires a Student Pass or an exemption letter from the MOE, please contact our Admissions team ahead of the admission date and we will guide you through the application process.

Tel: (65) 6808 7300

Email: admissions@gwa.edu.sg

  • All supporting documents for the online application must be in English. If any supporting document is not written in English, a certified English translation is required.
  • Please read through our admissions criteria and our age placement chart, as this will help to make the application process easier.
  • Use this checklist to ensure that you have included all necessary documentation to support your application.
  • All information provided to GEMS (Singapore) must be true, complete, and not misleading. Should it become evident after admission that pertinent information or records were withheld or altered, immediate withdrawal of admission will occur. As a private school enterprise, the division level Principal and the Head of School are final authorities regarding acceptance or denial of any student/applicant at any time.

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 payment can be processed via:

  • Wire/bank transfer
  • Cheque payment
  • Cash payment at the school
  • Payment by credit card at the school
  • Payment by credit card on the online gateway

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.

You will be required to submit a signed Student Contract, copy of student’s, parent’s and guardian’s (if applicable) valid Singapore identification cards, waiver and general consent forms prior to the course commencement date.

For SG 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 the Telegraphic Transfer shall be borne by the remitter.

Note: The 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.

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