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GIIS is an educational initiative of the Singapore-based Global Schools Foundation.We have come a long way from our first ever campus in Singapore in 2002, to 21 campuses in 7 countries today, imparting education to a diverse community of students of over 52 nationalities.
GIIS Dubai is our 23rd campus. Award-winning proprietary 9 GEMS educational framework and Global Montessori Plus programme enhance Multiple Intelligences to give your children the global edge in learning.
Our new Dubai campus started in September 2017. We would be offering a dual curriculum - CBSE and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).
We are a future-ready school, inculcating in our students the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship from early years onwards. Dedicated Robotics and coding classes; Maker spaces; AI and other technology-oriented subjects are a step towards imparting future-relevant education.
Al-Tasamuh, our pioneering initiative, aims at disseminating the values of peace, harmony and brotherhood.
As of now we have children from India, Iraq, Spain and Singapore at our Dubai Campus
Yes Indians in majority.
2:12 for early years and 1:12 for Primary and middle school
Yes we do have provision for waiting list.
We use the trans disciplinary approach as well as research based learning, but not compromising on the expected CBSE indicators. Our in-house tailored 9 GEMS program convers all aspects of learning and makes the child an all rounder.
We have two periods of PE per week during school hours which has range of sports as well as swimming.
The two breaks that the kids have during the day are monitored and kids are advised to bring home made and healthy food. No Junk food or soft drinks are permitted in the campus.
Our School teachers and the nurse interacts with the children regularly to ensure and guide them on the values of Healthy eating.
We plan to have a canteen once the school starts till grade 6 in April 2018.
8am to 2.45pm
We have two Open houses per term. Apart from this parents are given the option to meet the teachers with prior appointments to dicuss on their wards progress.
Twice a term.
English is our medium of instruction and Arabic is a compulsory language that all children learn right from Grade 1 onwards.
Hindi, French, Arabic
Islamic education will be taught in English for the non Arab Muslims and in Arabic for the Arab Muslim children.
We have a dedicated SEN evaluator and the kids are assessed and parents are advised as the per the school policies
We have a SEN department which is fully functional.
We will be having a Counsellor on board once the school s fully functional
Once the primary classes begin in April the parent support group will be formed.
We do encourage parental involvement in whatever aspect possible.
We do have parents orientation programme before the start of the academic year and this event gives whole insight of the happenings for the full academic year.
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