GEMS Al Barsha National School for boys

Al Barsha South, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


GEMS Al Barsha National School for boys is located in the Al Barsha area of Dubai and offers the UK Curriculum combined with the UAE Ministry of Education’s Arabic and Islamic program for students from Year 1 to Year 10 currently.

GEMS Al Barsha National School is one of the leading national schools in the UAE and aims at building resilient, confident, ethical global leaders of tomorrow. The school offers a world-class English National Curriculum. It is an internationally recognized education program from the Foundation Stage to A-Levels which allows students to access the best universities both in the UAE and abroad. The focus is on the development of literacy and numeracy in both English and Arabic through equal bilingual linguistic training. Through various engaging and innovative activities, the education program will help develop critical thinking, leadership, problem-solving, and creativity skills in children. The school has the highest academic excellence standards and introduces skills to lead students to a happy and successful life.

GEMS Al Barsha National School Boys, has state-of-the-art modern facilities throughout its campus which include spacious classrooms integrated with interactive whiteboards and LED displays, large outdoor and indoor play areas and learning areas, multipurpose sports facilities both indoor and outdoor, playing fields, six-lane 25m swimming pool and a learners pool, well-resourced bilingual libraries with Digital Media facilities and extensive learning resources, fully-equipped science labs and ICT labs, creative spaces for visual arts, facilities for music and drama productions, performing arts such as music, dance and drama, Performance theatre for school assemblies, meetings, and exhibitions and dedicated prayer halls.

The school offers high standard education by following the National Curriculum for England integrated with the UAE Ministry of Education Islamic, Arabic, and Social Studies curriculum. Students from FS 1 to Year 13 will follow the National Curriculum for England enabling students to take their IGCSE/GCSE in Year 11 and A-levels in Year 13. This formal program is enhanced by extensive opportunities for extracurricular activities. The international curriculum respects the Arab culture and local traditions. To build confident and adaptive students to an ever-changing world, the enhanced national curriculum for England will integrate the skills and competences of the 21st century.

Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and clubs at the GEMS Al Barsha National School include School Magazine, Book club, Debating,  Poetry, Science Club, Robotics, Chess Club, Music, Choir, Band, dance, drama, English enrichments program along with Math and Arabic, art and craft clubs, cross-stitching, glass painting, Quran club, cooking club, cartoon club, Arabic writing and reading club, additional languages club such as French ,German and sports activities such as swimming, football, netball, multi-sports, tennis, badminton, and more.

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Grade Fees
FS1 37,800
FS2 46,800
Year1 46,800
Year2 46,800
Year3 46,800
Year4 46,800
Year5 46,800
Year6 46,800
Year7 51,300
Year8 51,300
Year9 51,300
Year10 55,800
Year11 55,800

Submit an online inquiry through the school website.  A confirmation email will be sent containing your Enquiry Number. Pay the registration fee (Dhs 1,000) and bring the necessary supporting documents to the school to complete the registration process. The school will contact you to schedule an interview and/or assessment test. Bring your child at the scheduled time for their interview and/or assessment test. Upon completion of the interview and/or assessment test, the school will contact you if your child has been offered a place. Make your admission fee payment to finalize your child’s admission and secure their place. 



Days Hours

Sunday 7:40am - 2:40pm

Monday 7:40am - 2:40pm

Tuesday 7:40am - 2:40pm

Wednesday 7:40am - 2:40pm

Thursday 7:40am - 12:40pm

Friday Closed

Saturday Closed

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Arabic
  • Arabic calligraphy
  • Arabic Stories
  • Art
  • Art Club
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Band Club
  • Basketball
  • Book Club
  • Chess
  • Choir
  • Cooking Club
  • Cross-stitch
  • Dance
  • Debate
  • Drama
  • Football
  • French
  • German
  • Math Club
  • Modern Languages Club
  • Music
  • Netball
  • Performing Arts Club
  • Qu’ran Studies
  • Robotics
  • School Magazine Club
  • Science Club
  • Sketch Club
  • Soccer
  • Sports
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Theatre
  • Volleyball

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Mr. Jonathan Dey

Mr. Jonathan Dey