British curriculum
Ages 3 to 14

GEMS Founders School Dubai

Age RangeAges 3 to 14
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class -
Max. students per class 30
First year fees: Dirham 31,000

Fees / Price

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 29,000
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 2,000
Total first year fees: Dirham 31,000
See full breakdown of fees

School Information

Number of students

Capacity 3500

Max. number of students per class


Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

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


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.


Get in touch with the school

Contact email:
Address: Al Barsha South Dubai , United Arab Emirates