GEMS Al Barsha National School for girls
GEMS Al Barsha National School for girls 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 FS 1 to Year 11.
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 in Foundation Years. Through various engaging and innovative activities, the education program will help develop critical thinking, leadership, problem-solving, and creativity skills in children.
Girls and boys are taught co-educationally in Foundation Stage and from Year 1 onwards they will be taught separately. 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 Girls, has state-of-the-art 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, two well-resourced libraries with Digital Media facilities and extensive learning resources, fully-equipped science labs and ICT labs, facilities for robotics, visual arts, innovative design technologies, performing arts such as music, dance and drama, Performance theatre for school assemblies, meetings, music and drama productions, 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.
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.
Extra Curricular Activities
- Arabic calligraphy
- Arabic Stories
- Art Club
- Band Club
- Book Club
- Cooking Club
- English Language Enrichment Club
- Math Club
- Modern Languages Club
- Performing Arts Club
- Qu’ran Studies
- School Magazine Club
- Science Club
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