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GEMS Millennium School Sharjah Q & A

GEMS Millennium School is an established GEMS Education school that opened its doors in 2010. A CBSE curriculum school, it promotes heavily its warm and friendly approach, with a strong focus on technology and current learning methodologies.
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At a glance
School type
International
School phase
All through
Inspection rating
No rating
Curricula taught
Availability 2020/21
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Availability 2021/22
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Annual fee average
AED 18,000
Annual fees
AED 10,800 - 20,700
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Value
Status
Open
Opening year
2010
School year
Apr to Mar
Principal
Teresa Varman
Owner
GEMS Education
Community
Main teacher nationality
Indian
Main student nationality
Indian
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Welcome to the GEMS Millennium School Sharjah official Q and A page. Here we ask the questions, and the school answers directly. It is its chance to have its say on specific areas you have told us you want to know about. If you think there are additional questions we should be asking you may contact us here.

What qualities and characteristics would you say define your school?

GEMS Millennium School, Sharjah founded in 2010, is a day boarding school and the first of its kind in Sharjah. We follow the curriculum of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), India. With around 2,500 students and more than 150 faculty members, GMS, as it is fondly called, has established itself as a leading school known for academic excellence and an exceptional medley of after-school enrichment programmes.
The School has state-of-the-art facilities filled with vibrant learning spaces which ensure that learning is joyful and experiential. Our staff of highly qualified and experienced teachers is committed to knowing, understanding and celebrating every child, and leading them to their personal best. A strong partnership between school and parents creates the foundation for positive relationships, which helps students to be confident and successful individuals, and the school to grow and flourish.
The curriculum centres around the GEMS Core Values: Leading through Innovation, Pursuing Excellence, Growing by Learning and Global Citizenship.

How many nationalities are represented in your school?

There are about 14 nationalities in our school.

Are there high proportions of a particular nationality?

Yes, Indian nationality

Describe your school's approach to education and teaching?

The hallmark of a quality school is its ability to develop happy, creative and mindful students. Hence, all activities are designed, executed and evaluated based on this vital yardstick. We believe that our students can achieve excellence in an atmosphere of encouragement and acceptance. Affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India, GEMS Millennium School is an inclusive school that believes in inspiring a passion for learning, encouraging emotional and intellectual vitality, and empowering students with the confidence and courage to achieve their dreams. To support this, GMS offers a curriculum that is engaging, challenging and robust. The classroom and learning spaces provide multiple resources, including meaningful uses of technology, for enhanced and extended student learning.
GEMS Millennium School, Sharjah is a vibrant and pulsating campus with a charged atmosphere that is conducive to every student realizing his/her true potential. We aim not only to provide students with quality education but also to inculcate a feeling of mutual respect and harmony.

Physical education and sport is an important aspect of a healthy lifestyle. How does your school ensure children engage in physical activity?

Physical Education is an integral part of the curriculum. Students of Grades 2 upwards have a unique opportunity to be coached in Cricket, Basketball, Football, Table Tennis, Swimming, Roller Skating, Chess, Badminton and Athletics during the afternoon activities. The KG and Primary students put up Sports and Drill Displays every year in which each and every child participates. Inter-house competition in all major games, athletics and swimming are conducted annually in the sub-divisions (Grades 5 to 12) and teams represent the school in the Inter-school Sports/Games meets organized by other reputed Schools / Institutions and CBSE.

How do you promote healthy eating?

Strict hygiene standards are maintained at all times and children are encouraged to develop healthy eating habits.

Does the school have cafeteria facilities for the students?

Yes

If yes, does it serve hot food?

Yes

Is there a school uniform?

Yes

Please advise on your discipline policy?

The school believes in maintaining discipline which is not regimental or oppressive. Students are expected to conduct themselves with dignity and poise, be polite and courteous to their elders, kind and co-operative with their fellow students. Parents’ co-operation with the school is crucial in helping their child develop into a worthy citizen of tomorrow.

What is your medium of instruction?

English

Which other languages are taught?

French, Hindi, Malayalam, Arabic

Do you have a dedicated prayer room/s for the Muslim students?

Yes

If external examinations and assessments are part of your curriculum, which ones do you offer?

Yes, we offer CAT4, ASSET and PIRLS

Do you have a learning support team in your school?

Yes

Do you have a parents’ group supporting the school?

Yes

Are there opportunities for parents to support the learning, activities and events within the school or on trips other than through the parent group?

The Parent Forum is an active parent-school partnership whose basic mandate is to work collaboratively for the realization of the school’s vision. parents are involved in a number of ways to establish the partnership between home and school. Parents are encouraged to attend as many school functions and events as possible like Special Assemblies, Competitions and Annual School Events, Open Houses, Parent Teacher Meetings, Parental Engagement Week programmes and so on.

Is there an opportunity for parental representation on your school Board of Governors?

Yes

Do you offer specific activities, events or information sessions for those parents new to the school and/or area?

Yes

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