Dubai
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 11

GEMS Royal Dubai School

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 11
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
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Number of students

1166

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

British

Ratio of local students to international students

14% local : 86% international

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

The school is very well equipped with interactive whiteboards (1 in every classroom), PCs and laptops. Children also have opportunities to use the school's Apple Mac suite, iPads, Apple MacBooks, iPod Touch and iPhone technology, Lego Mindstorms and Beebot robotics kits, Digi-Blu stop-frame animation cameras, video and digital cameras, mp3 recorders and a range of other cutting edge hardware, software and Internet-based tools.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and placement test.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

GEMS Royal Dubai School has limited spaces for children with additional learning needs but does not have the provision for children with severe or complex educational needs.

School start time

7:45 am

School finish time

KG1: 12:15 pm
KG2 - G5: Sunday to Wednesday 2:30 pm, Thursday - 1:15 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

From horse riding and ballet, to karate and tennis, the Dubai-based private primary school offers a brilliant assortment of extra-curricular sporting activities, ideal for active youngsters.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Basketball courts, games and sport field and pitches, indoor sports hall, playground

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Teaching approach of the school

The GEMS Royal Dubai School offers The National Curriculum for England which places emphasis on the core subjects and careful monitoring of progress to ensure a record of academic success. GEMS Royal Dubai School is the only school in the area offering The National Curriculum for England, with teachers trained in the UK.

A variety of sports, drama and extra curricular activities using the excellent facilities of the school provide a fulfilling school life, encouraging self confidence while emphasising personal discipline and concern for others.

The school is inventive in its approach to teaching and learning and also in its attention to standards of dress, behaviour and manners. But at the same time RDS likes to foster a happy, caring family atmosphere where the triangular partnership of parents, pupils and teachers is encouraged. The result is happy, confident, self motivated children who always go on to do very well in their future plans.

Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: registrar_rds@gemsedu.com
School's webpage: www.royaldubaischool.com
Address: Al Mizhar 1 Street 11A Dubai UAE

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