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" .
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...
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'...
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...
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...
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...