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 of 50 Nationalities, our teachers bring the best teaching experience and expertise from around the world, naturally enriching your 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.
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 19 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.
Patrick Holt
Head of Educational Technology and Design 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
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 18 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.
Angela Gravina
Language and Literature and Drama teacher
Angela has been teaching internationally for more than thirty 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.

A truly International balance

Our student body comprising over 60 nationalities - with no 1 dominant culture, country or background.

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

This balance helps us embraces diversity and mutual respect for cultural difference – as do all of our students.


This also gives our parents from near and far the reassurance of being part of an international community, with all of the exciting benefits this brings, so you can be assured of a warm welcome and the chance to become part of our GEMS Parent Teacher Community, with its busy programme of events.

Unlimited global opportunities

Whether you are a permanent resident in Singapore or have a shorter tenure, the time your child spends with us will help to equip them for – if they choose it – further education in the world’s most sought-after universities and colleges and an international career.

A world of languages






Our enviable languages programmes – including Early Years Language Arts, Modern Languages, English as an Additional Language and Mother Tongue classes – ensure proficiency in a host of foreign languages and the invaluable opportunity to maintain your child’s fluency in and love of their own language.

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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