WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS FAQ LINKS TO BE AWARE OF?

For General information or FAQs, click:

https://www.schoolofthefuture.sg/general-faqs

For information on our Transport & FAQs:

https://www.schoolofthefuture.sg/faqs-for-transport

For information on Technology related FAQs, click

https://www.schoolofthefuture.sg/faqs-for-technology   

For Campus User Guide FAQs, click:

https://www.schoolofthefuture.sg/smart-campus-user-guide

For all the students and parents of GIIS SMART Campus, please select ‘PG-SmartCampus’ on the https://mygiis.org and use your existing login and password of the previous campus.

For existing Parents to register for a campus tour in July or Aug (every Sat), click

http://singapore.giis.events/campus-tours-for-current-parents


WHEN is THE SMART CAMPUS COMMENCing schooling?

The new GIIS SMART Campus commences classes from July 2, 2018. Students from Queenstown campus would be joined by their fellow students from Balestier campus and senior students from the East Coast campus.

The campus was originally scheduled to be ready by Sept 2018, but is now ready to take in the students and teachers earlier from July 2018 itself.

WHEN CAN WE VISIT THE GIIS SMART CAMPUS?

We encourage all our parents to visit the campus either before the school semester begins on 2nd July or thereafter. For the benefit of all parents, we will be continuing our campus tours during the month of July and August on weekends ie. on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. and Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.

The campus has been welcoming parents through registrations for campus tours. These are being organised grade wise and emails with information about the tours are being sent out.

For those who miss out on taking the tours in June are encouraged to RSVP on the following link as the campus tours would be strictly on registration basis.

http://singapore.giis.events/campus-tours-for-current-parents


What are the contact details of the new campus?

The campus contact details remain same and are as follows:

https://sg.globalindianschool.org/home/connect/campus-contact-details.

Here are some useful numbers common for all campuses within Singapore.

1. GIIS Singapore (Main) - (65) 6914 7000

2. Admissions - (65) 6914 7100

3. Helpdesk - (65) 6914 7070

4. Finance - (65) 6914 7150

5. Transport - (65) 6914 7088

6. Tech Support (MYGIIS & Apps) - (65) 6914 7075

7. GICC Main - (65) 6914 7050


IS THE NEW CAMPUS READY TO GO LIVE?

Yes, all regulatory approvals have been obtained and all school functions will be operational by 2nd July. However, implementation of all technology-related facilities is underway and will completed before Sept 2018.

Students will notice minor works in progress and finishing touches being conducted in select places around the campus. The school would like to assure parents that these procedures are totally safe and will not obstruct the daily routine of students or teachers.   

Outdoor playgrounds, which were scheduled to be completed by 30th Sept, 2018, will now be completed well before that date. However, until such completion is obtained, playgrounds will not be accessible to the students.


WHO WILL BE IN THE LEADERSHIP ROLES FOR THE SMART CAMPUS?

The Campus is led by a vibrant leadership team comprising Ms Melissa Maria and Ms Rekha Varghese, supported by an outstanding team of Supervisors, Heads of Departments and Coordinators.

  Melissa Maria Principal, Grade 7-12   Ms Melissa Maria will be the Principal/Head of School for the 'S' block and will be responsible for IB, IGCSE, CBSE academic operations of Grades 7-12.

Melissa Maria
Principal, Grade 7-12

Ms Melissa Maria will be the Principal/Head of School for the 'S' block and will be responsible for IB, IGCSE, CBSE academic operations of Grades 7-12.

  Rekha Varghese Vice Principal, KG and Grade 1-6       Ms Rekha Varghese will be the Vice Principal and Acting Head of School for the 'P' block and will be responsible for academic operations of Grades KG-6.  

Rekha Varghese
Vice Principal, KG and Grade 1-6    

Ms Rekha Varghese will be the Vice Principal and Acting Head of School for the 'P' block and will be responsible for academic operations of Grades KG-6.
 


WHAT CURRICULA AND GRADES ARE BEING OFFERED AT THE SMART CAMPUS?

The school will offer IB, IGCSE, CBSE and Global Montessori Plus, under one roof at the SMART Campus. It is open for enrolment for Grades KG to Grade 12.

ARE THERE ANY PLANS TO INTRODUCE INTERNATIONAL CURRICULA FOR PRIMARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS?

The school intends to offer International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) from 2020 academic session. The school has already commenced the necessary registration process with the IB board.  


Is there any ID card required to enter through the pedestrian gates?

Students will be required to tap their Smart ID Cards to enter through the gates. Access through ID cards will be initiated by 1st August, once all students get their new Smart ID cards in July. Effective 1st August, all the students will have to tap their ID cards to rotate the turnstiles when entering through pedestrian gates.

Is there any helpdesk for Defective ID cards?

Students, who face problems with their ID cards, should approach the Students Services Centre (SSC) located at Level 2 of the “S”  Block (Next to the Gandhi Centre).


WHICH GATE DO VISITORS ENTER FROM?

Visitors travelling by private cars/taxis can enter through Gate 1 and alight at the drop-off area indicated by the signage. Visitors are required to register at the Guard House and then proceed to the Visitor Centre at Level 2.

CAN VISITORS ENTER THE SCHOOL P & S BLOCKS directly?

Visitor or Parents are NOT allowed to enter the P & S blocks at any time. The entire area is monitored by security. Visitors are required to proceed to the Visitor's Centre at Level 2 of 'S' block upon arrival.

IS THERE PARKING FOR VISITORS?

Visitors can avail the paid parking facility in the premises, subject to availability of parking spaces.