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GEMS Al Barsha National School Parent Opinion

Located in Al Barsha South, in close proximity to GEMS Founders school and GEMS World Academy, the GEMS Al Barsha National School is the first school aimed at attracting Emirati and expat Arab families offering a mixture of the English National Curriculum and the UAE Ministry of Education Arabic and Islamic Studies programmes in a bi-lingual English/Arabic environment.
Parents' Rating
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3.7 out of 5 based on 19 reviews
At a glance
School type
International
School phase
All through
Inspection rating
Acceptable
Availability 2022/23
No data
Availability 2023/24
No data
Annual fee average
AED 55,000
Annual fees
AED 42,000–62,000
Price band help
Premium
Status
Open
Opening year
2016
School year
Aug to Jul
Teacher turnover help
31%
Principal
Karim Murcia
Owner
GEMS Education
Community
Main teacher nationality
United Kingdom
Main student nationality
United Arab Emirates
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Q10. How confident are you in your school's ability to meet your child's specific learning needs?

Q11. How competitive is the sport offering of your school, compared to other schools?

Q12. How inclusive is sport in your child's school?

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Q18. How concerned are you about bullying at this school?

Q19. How much has this school improved your child's confidence?

Q20. Would you recommend your school to another parent?

Q21. How high are the expectations for students at this school?

Q22. Overall, do you feel the quality of education offered at your child's school is:

Q23. Does your child receive a scholarship and/or a bursary?

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