Dubai
American, UAE curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Al Khaleej National School

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CurriculumAmerican, UAE
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: Dirham 24,695

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Number of students

2184

Number of nationalities represented in the school

59

Most common nationality

Emirati

Ratio of local students to international students

55% local : 45% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

Yes, the school offers special courses.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Recommended time varies according to subjects and grades.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes, there are waiting lists for some grades only.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Almost all students.

External examinations or assessments available

The school offers ICDL, TOEFL, CBP, PSAT, SAT1 and CISCO.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We have a specialized learning support team.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

KG2 and KG23: 1:45 pm
Higher grades: 2:25 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We offer many activities such as: arabic, french, arabic dance, math club, film making, robotics, science club, art and crafts, drama, fun mask making, choir, origami, debating, swimming, chess, gymnastics,, basketball, table tennis, cooking

School provided lunches

The school canteen provides a food service during lunch and break times. It offers a range of healthy snacks and beverages. Hygiene and strict quality control of food are regarded as top priorities.

Sports activities included

Athletics, team games, swimming, gymnastics.

Sports facilities at the school

Football pitch, 2 swimming pools, indoor gymnasium

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, the school competes against other schools.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Al Khaleej National School provides high quality education in a caring and nurturing environment. The school features an American style education with an emphasis on the importance of extra-curricular activities as part of the enrichment program.

Teaching approach of the school

GEMS focus on holistic education extends beyond the classroom to embrace a wide range of extracurricular activities including sports, nature trips, arts and crafts and exploratory excursions that provide a well-rounded experience and development of student potential. Al Khaleej National School follows this philosophy and hopes to develop the unique needs of each child.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in AED

Yearly fees: Dirham 24,195
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 500
Total first year fees: Dirham 24,695
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: principal_akn@gemsedu.com
School's webpage: www.gemsakns.com
Address: Garhoud, Near RTA building Dubai

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