Dubai
British curriculum
Ages 11 to 18

Jumeirah College

CurriculumBritish
Age RangeAges 11 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class -
Max. students per class -
First year fees: Dirham 72,508

Fees / Price

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

Yearly fees: Dirham 71,508
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 1,000
Total first year fees: Dirham 72,508
See full breakdown of fees

School Information

Number of students

1108

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

British

Ratio of local students to international students

1% local : 99% international

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

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Spanish, Arabic

Use of technology in the classroom

Jumeirah College’s ICT provision is embedded within all teaching and learning, with interactive whiteboards in all classrooms and ICT laboratories. These excellent resources are all aimed at enhancing the quality of teaching and learning within college. There are currently over 400 computers available for students to use all connected to the school’s network running Microsoft Network.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

All students applying to the College for Years 7 to 10 must complete an assessment.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The assessment is an online Cognitive Ability Assessment. It contains Verbal, Non-verbal, Quantitative and Spatial reasoning questions and students will take between 1:30 and 2 hours to complete the assessment.
The Assessment is broken up into a series of small tests. The small tests are timed and all students have the same length of time to answer the questions. Practise questions are provided at the beginning of each small test and these are not timed or marked. All questions are multiple-choice.

External examinations/assessments available

GCSE, Key Stage SATs, AS and A Levels

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Support for Learning Department

Learning support offered

The Support for Learning Department offers a range of support to students with a broad spectrum of learning styles and challenges. The Learning Centre is positioned in the heart of the College to reflect the school's philosophy of integration and individual support. All students with special learning needs have their difficulties addressed by team of committed teachers and Support for Learning assistants.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Jumeirah College provides a rich extra-curricular programme that supports student’s all-round development, providing opportunities for students to develop talents and explore new interests. Activities include both individual pursuits and team building activities for all students. Students may choose from a wide variety of activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Multi-purpose sports hall, swimming pool, tennis/netball courts, grassed playing fields

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Jumeirah College – Dubai is a modern and vibrant year 7 to year 13 school that develops happy, confident and accomplished students. With a commitment to academic and personal excellence, the school has established a reputation as an outstanding independent school that’s renowned for securing impressive outcomes for students across a wide range of abilities and interests.

Teaching approach of the school

Jumeirah College offers The National Curriculum for England taught by fully qualified and experienced staff. The school has earned a deserved reputation for high academic standards. At all levels, students at Jumeirah College have earned high marks in external assessment tests and exams.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: j.davies_jcd@gemsedu.com
School's webpage: www.gemsjc.com
Address: 19th St, Dubai, United Arab Emirates