German European School Singapore (GESS) creates a warm and cosy environment with adherence to European values of respect, openness and inclusiveness. These values are kept in the forefront of every activity of the school. The school has a multicultural student community with students belonging to 60 different nationalities from all over the world. The school provides the best opportunity for students to grow up as global-minded citizens and be respectful and empathetic of others. The school defines itself as academically non-selective where students are enrolled depending on their merit. The faculty spends time in knowing each student and guide them to develop as per their strengths. Each child is given freedom to learn as per their own pace.
GESS takes various initiatives to hone the skills of students. One of the foremost among them is the Junior Engineer Academy where students of Grade 8 and 9 spend time researching and connecting with the best technology companies and universities across the world. This is a one of its kind facility, the only one outside Europe. The school has recently shifted to a brand new fully equipped campus in Dairy Farm lane where students from preschool through secondary study together under the same roof. This building has excellent facilities such as a 400-seater auditorium, design technology studios, indoor sports hall, visual arts studios, black box theatre, learning pods, drama facilities, outdoor plaza and play area.