Admissions Process

All student applications are submitted online through our application portal. We recommend that you prepare the documents required in Step 1 before starting the application. It will take 20-30 minutes to complete the application.

Unless further documents or reports are required, the application process should take 7 days. If you need any help, please contact the GESS Admissions Department.

Step 1 - Collect and Prepare Electronic Documentation

1) Three most recent school reports and/or letter of recommendation from the current teacher
2) Any learning support or special education evaluation reports
3) Copy of parents' and student's passport photo page
4) Medical report (if applicable)
5) A digital passport sized photograph of the student
6) Legal custody papers (if the parents are divorced)

Step 2 - Upload Documentation

1) Create a family account on our online admissions portal
2) Submit an application for each child applying
3) Upload the requested documents

Step 3 - Application Fee Payment

Complete the payment of the non-refundable application fee of 200 SGD per application. This is required to successfully submit the application. Payment can be made by debit or credit card.

Step 4 - Application Review

1) Our team of Admissions Officers will review your application and inform you if any other documentation is required
2) The application will then be sent to the Academic Heads for approval
3) Once the application is reviewed, a letter of offer will be sent confirming the application approval

Step 5 - Acceptance of Application

Both parents or guardian need to acknowledge their acceptance of the placement by returning the signed student contract within three days from the date stated in the Letter of Offer.

Step 6 - Before School Starts

The following documents must be furnished after acceptance, however, prior to the student starting school. Please note that students will not be able to start school until all documents are duly submitted to the Admissions department.

1) Copy of student’s Dependent Pass, Student Pass or the in-principle approval of the Dependent Pass

2) Permanent Residents are required to provide a copy of the Re-entry Permit including PR Number and Re- entry Permit expiry date