Shikhar Singh, Year 12 student
Shikhar Singh has been studying at GIS since Year 2. His passion in Design & Technology (DT) has earned him the Edexcel Award for the highest mark in the world for GCSE: Design & Technology Resistant Materials in 2016. This made him one of the recipients of Pearson Outstanding High Achievers Award.
Tell us about your learning in GIS.
I have learned a vast range of practical skills such as computer software, engineering, different tools and materials for aesthetic outcomes. Through real life projects, I also come to understand about customer expectations. In the future, I plan to do economics and coupled with DT skills, I want to build a sustainable environment.
How does GIS bring out the best in you?
GIS allows me to be independent and do what I love. The teachers are very supportive and guide me all along.
Describe GIS in three words.
Motivating, inspiring, Positive.
Complete the sentence: I wish…that everyone is kind and useful.
What is your favourite project/activity in GIS?
Planning for debate and interacting with teachers. I used to participate in Garden Debate and then became a judge. Currently, together with other three friends of mine, we’re working on forming the Debate of International Schools KL (DISKL).
What is the best part of studying in GIS?
I feel comfortable and being able to communicate to anyone. Teachers are experienced in their subjects and their passion in teaching has made learning all the more enriching.
What is your advice to fellow students?
If you like a subject, put in your best effort and you will achieve great results.