GEMS International School Pearl City, Penang equips your child with a well-rounded or holistic education, focusing not only on academic excellence but also the development of key 21st-century skills and competencies such as critical thinking, creativity, resilience and a collaborative spirit.
Any GEMS International School aims to develop all of their students to meet this challenge by giving them the tools and skills to be creative thinkers, independent enquirers, effective participators and reflective learners. The international educational program at GEMS for these kind of effective teaching and training methods has been established at over 85 schools around the world, including the likes of the GEMS World Academy Singapore in neighbouring Singapore.
The school is constantly improving and improving the quality of education we offer through the values, strategies and procedures that have been developed. Talented young people from within and outside Malaysia will challenge the students when it comes to getting places at leading universities, and finding employment. The criteria for success have developed explicitly beyond just academic excellence.
All the programmes, starting with the Little GEMS (Early Years Foundation Stage or Kindergarten) programme through Primary and Secondary school phases, are based on the British International Curriculum that provides a detailed, robust, balanced and innovative blueprint for a child’s academic progression from the ages of three to eighteen.
The school provides students with thorough preparation for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and Cambridge Advanced (A) Level examinations required for entry into leading universities in Malaysia and overseas.
While the school concentrates on their established international standard of education (based on the British International Curriculum), through a few creative core social studies the school also provides study programs run by the Ministry of Education, including Malay and Mandarin language classes and Malaysian Studies.
GEMS International School Pearl City, Penang insists on equipping each and every child with a well-rounded or holistic education, focusing not only on academic excellence, but also the development of key 21st century skills and competencies such as critical thinking, creativity, resilience and a collaborative spirit.
GEMS recognizes that there will be special abilities and opportunities for every child at this school. The school allows them to succeed as individuals and achieve their own potential instead of having students with different abilities fight for the same finish line. It creates an environment in which students celebrate the successes of each other, value differences between peers, interact with each other and explore the sense and joy of learning together.
All of this is happening in a school that creates a caring environment for students who want to explore, grow and above all, be inspired and motivated to learn within vibrant spaces. GEMS Pearl City campus is outfitted with first-rate facilities which include two football fields, a fully fitted multi-purpose hall, a primary sports hall, two swimming pools, specialist classrooms including research labs, a dance studio, a black box theater and various shared learning spaces – both indoors and outdoors.
With a wide range of enrichment activities not limited to sports, performing arts, culture, science and technology, each student is not only supported by a stimulating and supportive learning environment, but is also given the opportunity to choose and pursue numerous after-school activities (extracurricular), ranging from chess to fencing.
No. 2, Persiaran Mutiara 5, Pusat Komersial Bandar Tasek Mutiara 14120 Simpang Ampat Penang, Malaysia