Dubai
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 16

GEMS Metropole School - Motor City

CurriculumBritish
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class -
Max. students per class 30
First year fees: Dirham 47,556

Fees / Price

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 45,056
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 2,500
Total first year fees: Dirham 47,556
See full breakdown of fees

School Information

Number of students

989

Number of nationalities represented in the school

72

Max. number of students per class

FS1 and FS2 - maximum of 25 students per class with a teacher and teaching assistant.
Year 1 and above - maximum of 30 students per class.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

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

The school has a specialist teacher who deals with teaching ELL (English Language Learning).

Additional language classes offered by the school

Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

The school operates a “Bring your own Device” (BYOD) policy from Y1. All Pupils in Year 1 and 2 will bring an iPad to school with them each day. Pupils from Year 3 onwards are expected to bring a laptop.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

Educators recognise that there is a wide range of behaviour and performance within any grade or year. The admission process includes academic and developmental assessments to identify those students most likely to benefit from the school's program. Proper placement will ensure that those students admitted have a higher probability of a successful learning experience & outcomes.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The school will undertake screening and assessments to determine the right placement of an applicant. After a student has been registered and required paperwork submitted, students entering Years 1 - 8 will be asked to complete a placement test. Students entering Foundation Stage 1 & 2 will meet in groups with a member of the Educational team.

External examinations/assessments available

IGCSE

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The school has a Special Needs Coordinator who takes charge of support for students.

School start time

7:55 am

School finish time

2:30 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The range of activities include Sports, Arts and Crafts, Academic activities and Performance.

School provided lunches

The school has an onsite canteen facility that will provide both hot and cold food. It will be available for all pupils attending school for a full day.
The school is delighted to be able to offer a Café facility for all parents to enjoy.

Sports activities included

Physical education.

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor and outdoor play, multi-purpose halls, 25 metre swimming pool, learners pool, full-size artificial football pitch, multi-use games area

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

GEMS Metropole School – Motor City, is a modern, purpose built school designed for education in the 21st century. The school itself is one of the latest additions to the trusted network of GEMS schools and has quickly made a name for itself as one of the best private schools in Dubai.
The school, located close to Sports City and Studio City in Dubai, UAE, offers an exceptional standard of education to students from foundation stage through to year 8 initially. However, there are also plans to take students through to year 13 in successive years.

Teaching approach of the school

Developing the learners of today for tomorrow's global citizens, GMS – Motor City will foster leadership, creativity, innovation and the pursuit of excellence, to create successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: registrar_mts@gemsedu.com
Address: Honsho Road, Uptown Motor City, Dubai United Arab Emirates