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In a world where business, education, sports and the arts transcend borders, a child with global citizenship is better equipped to achieve success in every aspect of their life.

At GEMS World Academy (Singapore), your child will enjoy unparalleled opportunities to grasp their dreams, whatever their nationality and wherever in the world they choose to live and work … or go on to further education. Every aspect of our school is designed with this as a key objective, making it TRULY International.

A truly global education

An IB (International Baccalaureate) World School, GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is dedicated to providing the world’s most comprehensive global educational passport. 

The IB encourages not only academic, but personal achievement by challenging students to excel in all aspects of their lives. This begins at age 3 and continues through to the internationally acclaimed IB Diploma.

The world’s finest International teaching staff

Representing over 20 different nationalities, our teachers bring the best teaching experience and expertise from around the world, naturally enriching your child’s everyday exposure to different cultures.

Danny Tauroa
Head of Sport and Physical Education Teacher
Danny heads the GEMS Rugby 7s Academy and Performance Athlete Programme that provide opportunities for our aspiring athletes to reach peak performance in sports. He has been involved in sports his whole life, represented New Zealand in volleyball and his province in rugby. Danny coached the Singapore National rugby teams (2007-2014) and also featured as a television studio commentator for Fox Sport Asia during the most recent two Rugby World Cup tournaments.
17
Years
Experience
2016
Joined
GEMS
Claire Rimmer
Art Subject Leader and Visual Arts Teacher
Claire is passionate about being an educator and considers herself very much a lifelong learner; a trait she encourages all her students to embrace. She has been an international teacher for more than 20 years, after initially enjoying 3 years teaching in Leeds in the UK. Before moving to Singapore with her family she taught Grades 6-12 in 2 international schools in the Middle East. Claire is an active participant in school productions, charity work and sporting events.
23
Years
Experience
2014
Joined
GEMS
Patrick Holt
Head of Educational Technology and Individuals & Societies Teacher
Patrick believes that teachers are leaders, and the best leaders are role models, and they lead through influence and example rather than their authority. After twenty-five years of working with children and youth, fifteen overseas, these values have remained at the core of his practice as have led to a variety of positions as a leader and teacher of children and youth from Canada, to the isle of Taiwan, Doha,Qatar and finally to his current home in Singapore
25
Years
Experience
2017
Joined
GEMS
Rae Ming Lei
Modern Languages Subject Leader and a Mandarin Language Teacher
Rae loves teaching and being around students. “Students made me who I am and they have changed the way I look at the world. Rae brings with her 19 years of teaching experience from 3 countries. Prior to moving to Singapore 6 years ago, Rae lived in the UAE, Germany and China, where she worked as Lead teacher in PYP Chinese, MYP Chinese Department Coordinator, Trained IGCSE teacher, AP Chinese coordinator and Head of Foreign Language.
19
Years
Experience
2014
Joined
GEMS
Angela Gravina
Language and Literature and Drama teacher
Angela has been teaching internationally for more than 20 years. Over her teaching career she has taught Language and Literature, EAL, Drama, History and Psychology. She is interested in costume design and choral music.
33
Years
Experience
2018
Joined
GEMS

A truly International balance

Our student population comprises more than 60 nationalities with no one dominant culture or background.

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UK and Europe
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USA & Canada
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Australia & New Zealand
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East Asia
0%
South Asia
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Rest of the World

This balance creates a unique opportunity for a truly international learning perspective that will expand your child’s knowledge and broaden their experience with other cultures and beliefs.

 

We encourage an environment of mutual respect that is engaging for both parents and children, as we believe that the more you engage, the more rewarding your experience will be. Our welcoming Parent-Relations team is always here willing to offer advice, connect you with our diverse and inclusive Parent-Teacher Community and encourage you to join various interest groups and events.

Unlimited global opportunities

As an IB World School with a highly diverse student population, our future graduates have their sights set on a wide range of different university and college options, including some of the world’s most prestigious tertiary learning institutions. Our IB Diploma scores and results place students comfortably above the world average and, most importantly, enable them to choose the universities and colleges that will open up a world of opportunity.

A world of languages

 

 

 

 

 

We want everyone to feel confident in their choice of a GEMS Education school. Our enviable Language Programme - including the Early Years Mandarin Programme, Modern Languages, English as an Additional Language and Mother Tongue classes - is designed to ensure proficiency in a foreign language and the invaluable opportunity to maintain your child's fluency in their mother tongue and, therefore, close connections with their culture.

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Global vision

Our parent group, GEMS Education, operates a global network of award-winning international schools, educating over 250,000 students from 151 countries.

Our community of partner organisations who support our passion for promoting access to high quality education around the world include UNESCO and the World Economic Forum.

GEMS Education’s vision is reflected in one of our four core values:

 

 

Leading through innovation

Find the courage to challenge convention

 

We dare to dream of the possibilities

 

No idea is too small or too large if it makes things better for our learners and our people

 

 

Pursuing excellence

Work to continually exceed expectations

 

Just as we set educational standards for our schools, we ensure that everything we do is delivered to a high standard

 

We go the extra mile for our students and our colleagues

 

 

Growing by learning

Strive to develop your potential

 

Along with our students, we never stop learning

 

Each and every one of us has the capacity for leadership

 

 

 

 

Global citizenship

Making an active contribution to your local and global community

 

We respect and celebrate our diversity and recognize that there are many things that unite us all

We make a difference in our local communities so that we can build a sustainable planet to share

We build bridges of knowledge, push boundaries and unite young people.

We aim to produce not just great students, but great people who live with honesty, confidence and integrity

 

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CPE registration number: 200803726H, 19 March 2017 to 18 March 2021
EduTrust certificate number: EDU-2-2082, 27 July 2016 to 26 July 2020
CEEB Code: 687248