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GIIS Abu Dhabi has seen exponential growth from its inception. The infrastructure set up by the school is unmatched in entire UAE with the most affordable fee structure.
The 9 GEMS Holistic Education Model (our trademark model) ensures that all aspects of students growth and development are given due weightage in the school programme. Academic as well as co-curricular excellence is encouraged so every child feels respected for his/her strengths.
The school offers technology rich learning environment that is in tune with 21st century learners.
Students come from over 10 Nationalities
Yes - Indian
Encouraging students to believe that a Healthy Body is essential for a Healthy Mind. This is achieved by students participating in various sports activities with state-of-the-art facilities across indoor and outdoor sports. Professional coaches from reputed sports academies train our students in Football, Basketball, Karate, Cricket, Tennis, Swimming to name a few.
In addition to ensuring healthy food in the canteen and a variety of sports options for students, the school offers Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation to all students. These relaxation sessions ensure that students are trained to manage their emotions, stress level responses and channelize their positive energy for constructive purposes.
A modern cafeteria caters over 500 students with healthy snacks and refreshments.
A student can have a healthy meal from just 10 dirhams onwards.
For KG 1 and 2: 8 am to 12.10 pm
For Grades 1 to 9: 8 am to 2.45 pm
From the school store in the campus.
Frequent Parent Teacher interactive sessions are conducted in school wherein we connect parents with teachers to share each other’s observations about the growth of the child. We also conduct parent surveys to get the feedback. Teachers also send reports to parents individually once in a term to inform them of their child’s progress.
Reports and parent/teacher meetings are organized quarterly.
Yes Arabic is taught as First language (as per the requirement of the ministry) from grade I.
English, Hindi and French
Not applicable as no Arab nationality student studies with us.
ACER International Benchmarking Test from Grade 3 and above
Independent learning is encouraged in our students at an early stage. We do give homework as required by the subject.
Gifted and talented students are identified at the beginning and an Individual Education Plan is developed for helping them realize their potential. The individual Education Plan shall have elaborate details on extension activities for such students.
Students identified as borderline cases of dyslexia and dyspraxia are provided support by the school SEN teacher. School develops Individual Education Plan for Special Education Needs (SEN) students in consultation with the subject teachers and parents. The SEN teacher and the subject teachers help the students progress through years in scholastic and co scholastic areas as per the plan.
School has SEN teacher and a social counsellor. No Psychologist.
A few parents are members of the school management committee as per CBSE rules and a few are members of Governing Board.
Yes, parents are invited to volunteer for school events from time to time. There is a structured parent engagement programme launched every year where parents can be part of a variety of activities organized by school. Some parents are also invited to speak to students as a part of Leadership Lecture Series.
Yes, we have a few parents who are members of school managing committee and selected parents are invited to serve as members of school management committee.
Yes, every year Parent Orientation Sessions are organized for parents to familiarize them with school programme, policies procedures and offerings at the beginning of the year. The presentation slides are shared digitally with parents for their ready reference.
Global Indian International School Abu Dhabi is a Best of school, a ranking determined by parent surveys on the site. It can be found in the following Best of rankings:
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