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Yes it does, contact [email protected] for more information on specific age groups
GEMS Cambridge International School has a proven track record of success in both academic and extra- curricular activities. Teaching the National Curriculum for England,GCSEs and A-levels students perform to the highest level academically, artistically and on the sports field.
We are welcoming students in FS 2 – Year 13 and offer students a rich academic programme in a supportive learning environment. GEMS Cambridge International School consistently produces results that are significantly above the UK national averages year on year
Over the past 3 years alone, GEMS Cambridge students have been accepted to 97 universities in 26 countries.
GCIS – Abu Dhabi will prepare students for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) course and the A Level Examinations of the University of Cambridge (UK). Additionally the school will offer Edexcel BTEC Level 2 and 3 qualifications in a range of vocational subjects once the student body has progressed to this stage of their learning
Facilities – Learners and 25m swimming pool, cricket nets, indoor sports areas, multipurpose hall, separate Foundation Stage play area, ICT suites and wireless connectivity throughout the campus, state-of-the-art science laboratories, 2 libraries, art studios, music choral and ensemble rooms, design and technology and media suites.
More than 80.
GCSE and EDEXCEL
Students at the GEMS Cambridge International School achieved beyond expected potential with 26% of all entries being graded at A* or A, and 50% of all entries being graded at A*, A or B. In biology and chemistry students averaged a grade A, whilst in physics and English Literature students averaged a grade B. 8 students achieved A*/A grades in all curriculum subjects.
yes , homework is sent weekly every Thursday
They have a scheduled sports activities during their PE class weekly , they also do sports during their ECA an hour after school every Tuesday and Wednesday . Our school sports teams competes with other schools in Abu Dhabi and other emirates .
Through weekly chatter, website, teachers communication with parents and the canteen food we make sure is healthy .
Teachers discuss this with children , we encourage parents to provide Healthy food in their children's Lunch boxes
and unhealthy food is not allowed .
Yes we have 2 cafeterias
It serves healthy hot food, at less than 15 AED on average.
The school starts at 7:45 and they finish 2:15. All the after school activities are done after 2:15 till 3:15 on Tuesday and Wednesday .
Early dismissal at 12:45 pm on Thursday
Yes there is, available at threads shop in Capital Mall
Termly reports , Parents teacher meetings and different communication channels between teachers and parents
We have publish the report cards by the end of each term and we have parents evening with teachers twice in the year
Also parents can arrange a meeting with the teacher anytime during the year
French starting Year 7
Yes we do
Yes we do
On a case by case basis, we encourage them to present their artwork throughout the school , we help them to participate in competition thought the 7 Emirates , and they can also apply for a scholarship
Yes we do
We try our best to provide support needed for each student depending on their assessment report , after admission we also work with them with the help of a shadow teacher if needed to make sure that they are inducted properly into their classes
Yes it does
Yes it does
Yes we have , LAB parents who meets twice in each term to discuss issues and suggestions
Yes we do, kindly contact the Parent Relation Executive , Noha Hussein , [email protected]
Yes there is
Yes we do, our newsletters provide information on these – for example, see the latest…
Also our school parents handbook is uploaded to our website and updated each year
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