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School Information

Address: 2 Yishun Street 42, 768039

Official website: Link

Wikipedia page: Link

Abbreviation: GEMS

National Influence: International

Subschools: Early Years, Primary Years, Secondary Years

Academic Year: 2 Semesters: Aug-Jun

GEMS World Academy was established in September 2014. It is affliated with GEMS Education (Global Education Management Systems) which is the largest operator of kindergarten-to-grade-12 schools in the world. It is recommended for its ideal student-teacher ratio and mandatory Arts, Language and Sports programmes.


  • International Baccalaureate (Details)


  • 2 Yishun Street 42


Located in the Far North, GEMS is fairly accessible, with the closest MRT Station at Yishun. (Details)

Academic Structure

Early Years (Pre-K to K2) Primary Years (Grades 1 to 5):Baccalaureate Primary Years (PYP) Secondary Years (Grade 6 to 12) : Middle Years Programme (MYP) & Diploma Programme (DP)


Application process can be started by filling out the online Application Form and payment of a non-refundable registration fee of S$1500. Upon acceptance, a one-time, non-refundable fee of S$4000 needs to be paid. (Details)


GEMS provides cutting-edge facilities ranging from sports to creative and artistic pursuits, as well as technology-aided learning. These include an Olympic-sized swimming pool (with a childrens' learning pool), auditorium, sports hall, climbing wall, all-weather playing field (with kindergarten playground), library and parents cafe.


GEMS provides for bus services through an external company as well as a free shuttle bus service during the term , from Yishun MRT. (Details)


Fees vary based on grade level with an additional Learning Innovation & Facilities Fee.Tuition fee excludes transportation, uniforms and optional extra-curricular activities. GEMS also offers attractive sibling discounts. (Details)

Find out more

For an in-depth guide to Singapore schools, we recommend the Singapore Schools Guide by Expat Arrivals