GIIS PRIMARY PROGRAM
A HOLISTIC EDUCATION FOR JOYFUL JUNIORS
UNIQUE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
The Primary Programme at GIIS is a three-pronged approach designed to ensure all-round development of a child. A child between 5 to 12 years of age, is in the accelerated mode of growth, both physically and mentally. While their brain is developed and can take a lot of information, we at GIIS ensure that learning is not a burden but a joyful experience. Lessons and timetables are planned to make all days filled with academics and sports activities.
HOLISTIC 9GEMS PEDAGOGY
Over and above academic excellence, our award-winning 9GEMS framework also promotes values like leadership, discipline, creativity, sportsmanship, leadership and respect – many based on universally admired teachings. This enriched learning experience helps our students grow into refined, morally upright citizens of the world; and better prepares them for the myriad challenges in their adult lives.
ADD-ONS, Value Added Academics
Every student gets STEM kits (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) from school. The kit has experiments, that students need to use during the academic year. These are mapped to the concepts taught during the year. STEM equips students to understand key concepts in the subject for real-life use, by creating working models of these concepts.
An online tool for students to understand Mathematics and familiarise themselves with the joys of learning. It helps them hone their mathematical skills from an early age. The tool ensures that every student not just understands the topic in-depth but gets to practice it at length. It helps students overcome their fear of Maths and focus on self-learning.
Popularly known as DA, Detailed Assessments are online practice tests. Students get to appear for these tests in school as a part of extra practice. These online exercises help teachers understand every child’s strengths and weakness in that particular lesson or concept, and device methods to help students do better.
ACTIVITIES, PE & SPORTS
A primary student at GIIS gets the best of both worlds. He/She gets to experience the rigour of academics as well as get support to explore their sporting talents through extra-curricular activities like Physical Education and Gold Squad.
The programme ensures 40% of the school time is apportioned to physical activities and sports. In a week, students have Yoga, Physical Education, ECA and Gold Squad along with other cocurricular activities.
Sports is taken very seriously from a very young age. Students are encouraged to take up one Sport of their liking in their ECA. Talented and interested students are encouraged to join Gold Squad Programme which provides students with special coaches to train them to participate in competitions at inter-school and national levels. Basketball, Tennis, Soccer, Badminton and Cricket, are the 5 Sports under the Gold Squad Programme.
ECAs for the future
We recognise that there are many skills which will be useful to our students to prepare them for the future. This is why our Extra-Curricular Activities include Robotics, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Coding boot camps.
The sprawling new SMART campus gives facilities like ultra-modern classrooms, more than 40 new skill-based labs and studios, teaching everything from Robotics to Culinary skills, indoor sports fields with data analytics technology, and safety features like facial recognition for students.
Large selection of languages
We offer additional language lessons in Tamil, Hindi, Sanskrit, French, Mandarin and Spanish – one of the largest language choices offered by any International school in Singapore.
1. GIIS exclusive boot camps
The Primary Programme also offers additions like Robotics, STITCH, Coding, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Boot Camps at a very nominal charge. These Value Add-ons help students be future ready and provides exposure in current and relevant areas.
2. Moderate Fees
Quality education is the birthright of every child. This is why we have steadfastly kept our fees moderate despite offering best teachers, facilities and methodologies.
Our scholarships support top performers in a variety of subjects, and motivate them to consistently deliver their best. Talk to our expert counsellors about GIIS scholarship program.
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