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GEMS Head of School Update: The Importance of Reading

GEMS Head of School Update: The Importance of Reading

By Richard Henry, Head of School September 15, 2018

"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader". - Margaret Fuller  Yesterday, a group of Grade 3 to 5’s were invited to give up some of their lunchtime to have a story read to them by a "surprise special guest" . The children...

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GEMS Early/Primary Years Principal Updates

GEMS Early/Primary Years Principal Updates

By Neil White, Early/Primary Years Principal September 14, 2018

EARLY & PRIMARY YEARS PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Parent-Teacher Conference is an important opportunity for teachers and parents to discuss your child’s progress in school, and are a key part of enhancing successful two-way...

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GEMS Secondary Years Principal Updates

GEMS Secondary Years Principal Updates

By Jan Stipek, Secondary Years Principal September 13, 2018

I have recently read an interesting article on writing across disciplines. In this context, I am referring to writing as a cognitive skill, not the mechanical skill of handwriting. The article argued that in some schools, writing is 'locked out'...

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GEMS Primary Years Programme: The Value of an Integrated Curriculum

GEMS Primary Years Programme: The Value of an Integrated Curriculum

By Mike Gilmour, Deputy Principal Early & Primary Years September 12, 2018

At GEMS World Academy (Singapore) , we pride ourselves on having  committed educators who are passionate about their students, and who deliver a highly effective IB Primary Years Program (PYP) . There are many expressions of the...

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GEMS Sports Programme Updates: Sport Teams & ECAs

GEMS Sports Programme Updates: Sport Teams & ECAs

By Danny Tauroa, Head of Sport and Physical Education September 11, 2018

It has been a busy and eventful start to the year in all things  Sport and  ECAs here at GEMS World Academy (Singapore) !   With the implementation of new systems this year with regards to the communication and...

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GEMS Arts Programme Update: Opportunities are endless...

GEMS Arts Programme Update: Opportunities are endless...

By Claire Rimmer, Arts Subject Leader September 10, 2018

As highlighted last year, we are dedicated at GEMS (Singapore) to provide students with a host of different opportunities in the Arts . These will range from subject-specific focuses as part of the curriculum, broader connections linked to...

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