Garden International School Results just keep getting better!

A coverage of the excellent results achieved by the Class of 2014 from Education Destination Malaysia: Students and parents at Garden International School (GIS) have reason to celebrate as one in three students achieved all A* or A grades in their recent IGCSE and A Level results. 2014 IGCSE results showed that 76% of grades awarded were an A* or A which is an increase from the already impressive 69% in 2013, expanding on this, 97% of grades were A* to C. AS and A Level results also...


Congratulations to the Year 11s of 2013/14

Garden International School celebrated the graduation of the Year 11s 2013/14 on 27th June 2014. It was an inspiring evening, and highly anticipated by the graduands and their families! The evening unveiled with a beautiful symphony performance by the school musicians, followed by a welcoming speech by Mr. Graham Wilson, Head of Secondary.  Dr. Nicola Mason, the incoming Head of Secondary in September 2014 and Mr. Wilson then presented the Graduation & Rewards Certificates. The guest...


Congratulations to Class of 2014

GIS celebrated the graduation of Class of 2014 on 20th June 2014. It was an exciting evening, and highly anticipated by the graduands and their families! The evening started with a speech by Mr. Graham Wilson, Head of Secondary, followed by the presentation of the subject awards by the President of Taylor’s Schools, Mr. B.K. Gan. Here is the list of awards and its recipients: 1. Applied ICT - Sze Wen LEE 2. Art & Design - Guang Li LOY 3. Biology - Ming Hong GAN 4. Business Studies -...


Feature Alumni of the Month – Taranjeet Singh

We recently got in touch with Taranjeet Singh to ask if he can share his experiences with the alumni community. Taranjeet joined Garden School in Junior 3 after spending his early childhood in the UK as a result of his father reading Law at the Inns of Court. Taranjeet was the Head Boy and he witnessed many changes to the school by the time he graduated in 1984. He’s had to move to 3 campuses as Garden School expanded. He started at Jalan Stonor, then Jalan Kia Peng, and finally...


GIS Alumni Running for a Cause

Recently, the Alumni Relations Office has had the opportunity to get in touch with one of our most charitable alumni members, Mr. Ralph Dixon, who is putting in great efforts to raise funds for the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) by running the Marathon Des Sables – a run that is dubbed to be ‘the toughest footrace on earth’, in April 2014. Seeing that it is a seven-day 250km ultra-marathon in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates, the Sahara desert, one would naturally...


2nd Annual Alumni Gathering in London – 24 January 2014

On 24th January 2014, we were able to hold the second Annual Alumni Gathering in London. This year the event attracted many more ex students. Encouragingly we saw many more alumni from the earlier years. This included a number of students from the Classes of 1985 and 1986 as well as 1989. Several of them had travelled considerable distances to meet with their friends, many of whom had not been in contact for up to 20 years.   We also had the honour to be joined by David Nicklin who...


Dr. Lum returns and shares his experience

One of our valued alumni members - Dr. Ying Wei LUM (Class of 1997) returns to share valuable tips and advice about studying medicine as a career. Dr. Lum was aspire to become a doctor since young, mainly because he was inspired by his father (who is also a surgeon) to pursue a career in medicine. Naturally, after graduating from GIS, he took up A-levels with Taylor's and moved on to International Medical University. After that he continued in Jefferson Medical College in the United States....


Alumni Reflections on Year 11 Careers Day

Dear Alumni, To keep the ball rolling from last week’s Year 11 Careers Day, here are some biographies of the speakers, together with their reflections of that day.   Edwin Koh (2005) Edwin has a great love for business and innovation. He stems from a finance background and has been working in the hospitality industry for the past few years. Edwin has worked with Melbourne based product designers to invent a one of a kind beer dispensing technology called the...


Year 11 Careers Day & Alumni Visit

On 10th October, 7 alumni speakers returned to GIS to share their experiences, tips & advice to the Y11 students! The sessions were very well received and we've received very positive feedback from the students: - "It was beneficial because I learned many key points from them" - "I learned about different jobs and got great ideas from these sessions. It has broadened my knowledge on different areas" - "It gives us insights into the working world" - "The sessions were very...


GISKL Cashless System – Student SMARTBands Ready to Go!

We launched our cashless system this week, with all primary students being issued with green wrist bands.

GIS Ready to Go Cashless!

No more worrying about your wallet, what to do with your change, or how to carry your food and cash at the same time.

Just Touch & Go!