Dubai
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 14

GEMS Founders School Dubai

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 14
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
First year fees: Dirham 31,000

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Number of students

Capacity 3500

Number of nationalities represented in the school

100

Max. number of students per class

30

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

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic, French

Uniform required

Yes

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

Yes

School start time

7:40

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

Yes

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

Yes

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.

Summary of prices and fees

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
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: registrar_gfs@gemsedu.com
Address: Al Barsha South Dubai , United Arab Emirates

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