Gems Royal Dubai School is a Primary School following the National Curriculum for England for children from FS to Year 6 (ages 3 to 11) located in Mirdif Area, Dubai. The teachers at Gems Royal are highly qualified, British trained and experienced who focus on the whole child and create a motivational child-centered environment. The school has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB) and certified as a British School Overseas (BSO).

The school focuses on each student needs, to be equipped with the learning skills and life-long learning dispositions, needed to be able to accept and embrace the challenges of an ever-changing world by providing students with traditional academic and technological skills and developing critical thinking skills that foster creativity, problem-solving and ownership over their learning. The curriculum encourages creative and critical thinking alongside stimulating and meaningful experiences. It also celebrates the diversity within the school and equips children with the skills and qualities required to become active global citizens.

Being one of the leading British primary schools in Dubai, GEMS Royal has a friendly atmosphere that ensures excellence in both academic and personal development. The school has state-of-the-art modern facilities and offers a wide range of extracurricular activities to its children. Students have access to well-resourced libraries separate for Foundation Stage and Primary Stage, a Multi-Purpose Hall, Creative Arts taught in separate suites for Music, Drama & Art, a Mac Suite and ICT Suite, Foundation Stage Creative Learning Zone and a Science Laboratory. Outdoor facilities at GEMS Royal include basketball, netball and tennis courts, a sports field for soccer and other ball sports, and two swimming pools; one learner pool (0.5m depth) and a 25m six-lane pool (1.5m depth). Classrooms are equipped with interactive boards and all students have access to PCs, laptops, iPads, and iTouches.

Extracurricular activities at GEMS Royal include sporting, academic, and artistic options that enhance the all-round development of children, fosters teamwork and co-operation. Activities include Ballet, Karate, Storytelling, Science Superstars, Glamour Club, Magical Maths, Coding, Chess, Cookery Club, and Choir. Other outdoor activities include Swimming, Dance Fusion, Netball, Football, Athletics, Ultimate Frisbee, Gymnastics, Tennis, Rugby, Basketball, and Cross Country Running.

The school implements and delivers the National Curriculum for England effectively and emphasizes core subjects along with creativity and innovation. GEMS Royal also fosters an interest in children to learn additional languages. The diverse nature of the school helps students understand and appreciate different countries, cultures, people, and communities.

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Grade Fees
FS1 37,554
FS2 47,351
Year1 47,351
Year2 47,351
Year3 47,351
Year4 47,351
Year5 47,351
Year6 47,351

An inquiry can be made to the school via the GEMS website or through the GEMS Royal School website.
To complete the registration of your child please contact the Admissions Secretary to arrange the submission of the supporting documents and Registration Fee, quoting your Enquiry Number. Supporting documents include a copy of the applicant's UAE ID card or Passport if the UAE ID is not issued, Copy of the parent/sponsor UAE ID card, applicant's birth certificate, current immunisation record, 4 recent passport photographs, Nursery reports (for admission to Foundation Stage), Last two years school reports (for admission to Year 1 to Year 6), Original Transfer Certificate and a non-refundable Registration fee of AED 500.

The admission policy at GEMS Royal does not discriminate against any child or family. An interview is conducted for every child and their parents prior to entry and each child must take an age-related placement test to ensure that he or she is prepared for the high quality education at GEMS school.  

The offer of a place is not solely on the entrance test alone and parents should provide the most recent copy of their child's school report when submitting an application form. Places can sometimes be offered against the two latest reports from the child's existing school only if they have English National Curriculum assessments included. If it is difficult to make an accurate assessment from these, students are asked to complete a placement test at the School.


Days Hours

Sunday 7:35am - 2:30pm

Monday 7:35am - 2:30pm

Tuesday 7:35am - 2:30pm

Wednesday 7:35am - 2:30pm

Thursday 7:35am - 1:15pm

Friday Closed

Saturday Closed

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Athletics
  • Ballet
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Choir
  • Coding
  • Cooking Club
  • Cross Country
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Glamour Club
  • Gymnastics
  • Karate
  • Magical Maths
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Science Superstars
  • Story Telling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee

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Vicky Martin

Vicky Martin

Principal and CEO GEMS Royal Dubai School