British curriculum
Ages 3 to 14

GEMS Founders School Dubai

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 14
Yearly fees (G7): Dirham 29,000
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 30 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: Dirham 29,000

Important notes about this school

The school will expand to Grade 12 in the consecutive years.

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Number of students

Capacity 3500

Number of nationalities represented in the school


Max. number of students per class


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Uniform required


Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and/or assessment test.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Assessment tests for English and Mathematics are required for Grade 2 upwards.

School bus service available


School start time


School finish time

KG1 - KG2: 12:00
KG3 - G8: 14:00

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Charity events, subject-based weeks, visiting speakers, plays, pageants, debating competitions, spelling bees, poetry and story recitation competitions, assemblies, field trips, overseas trips, sports days, athletics, basketball, football, volleyball, throw ball, cricket.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

- sports fields
- covered outdoor recreation areas
- air-conditioned play area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

GEMS Founders School Dubai, is a part of the GEMS Education family of international schools. GEMS Founders School Dubai is located in Al Barsha and will offer the National Curriculum for England for children from Foundation Stage 1 to Year 8 in its first year and expand to Year 13 in the consecutive years.

Teaching approach of the school

GEMS Founders School teaches the traditional UK curriculum but in an international context where the UAE Ministry of Education syllabus is incorporated into the curriculum structure.

In addition to the development of specific skills and competencies, the curriculum emphasizes enquiry, creativity, analytical evaluation and other skills needed to meet the challenges of the future.

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