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SchoolS: ABU DhABI                                             Autumn Term 2017
      EmIRATES PRIvATE   curriculum: UAE/UK/US  Facilities: Four large playgrounds, two cafeterias, library, music
      School            Age: Kindergarten to Grade 12  and arts, sports indoors and outdoors, auditorium, medical
      Al Muroor Road    Term dates: On request  services, prayer room, ICT and science laboratories.
      Abu Dhabi         Fees: AED7,590 to AED14,375
      02 444 8863       Waiting list? No   Extracurricular activities: Football, basketball, volleyball
                        Transport? Yes     and handball. Inter-school tournaments.
                        ADEc Rated: Band C Rated

      GEmS AmERIcAn     curriculum: US     Facilities: Outdoor artificial grass field, 24 classrooms with
      AcADEmy           Age: Kindergarten to Grade 12  adjacent computer mini-labs, interactive promethean smart
      Madinat Khalifa A  Term dates: Sep-Jun  board in each classroom, library, art suite, computer lab and
      Abu Dhabi         Fees: AED50,300 to   Arabic studies room, cafeteria, gymnasium with built-in seating
      02 557 4880       AED70,100          for 100, covered outdoor play areas.  Waiting list? On request  Transport? Yes  Extracurricular activities: Art, computer club, basketball,
                        ADEc Rated: Band A Rated  drawing, dance, tennis, gardening, golf, homework club,
                        (Very Good)        floor hockey, knitting and weaving, chess, F1 club, swimming,
                                           intermediate Spanish, Arabic calligraphy, advanced Arabic,
                                           origami, swimming, yoga, book club.
      GEmS cAmBRIDGE    curriculum: UK     Facilities: Learner pool, 25m swimming pool, cricket nets, indoor
      InTERnATIonAl     Age: FS1 to Year 13  sports areas, multipurpose hall, separate Foundation Stage
      School            Term dates: Sep-Jun  play area, ICT suites and wireless connectivity throughout the
      Baniyas           Fees: AED20,500 to   campus, state-of-the-art science laboratories, two libraries,
      Abu Dhabi         AED34,900          art studios, music choral and ensemble rooms, design and
      02 510 4343       Waiting list? On request  technology and media suites.  Transport? Yes
      gemscambridgeinternational   ADEc Rated: Good  Extracurricular activities: Regular sports activities include                  swimming, cricket, football, rugby and athletics to name but a
                                           few. Photography, chess, drama, arts, environmental clubs and
                                           debates are regular features of the after-school programme.
      GEmS UnITED InDIAn   curriculum: CBSE  Facilities: Library, computer lab, science facilities, medical
      School            Age: Kindergarten to Grade 11  centre, canteen, school stores.
      42nd Street, Baniyas West     Term dates: Apr-Mar
      Abu Dhabi         Fees: AED9,000 to AED18,000  Extracurricular activities: Music, elocution, recitation, debates,
      02 205 9777       Waiting list? On request  essay writing, dramatics, sports, creative writing, music, club  Transport? Yes  activities, art and craft, painting.
      gemunitedindianschool-  ADEc Rated: Band B Rated

      GEmS WInchESTER   curriculum: UK     Facilities: Multipurpose auditorium, sports fields, music rooms,
      School – ABU DhABI    Age: FS1 to Year 9  art and craft rooms, general science laboratories, computer
      Madinat Zayed     Term dates: Sep-Jun  laboratories, library, air-conditioned play area for kindergarten,
      Abu Dhabi         Fees: AED16,800 to AED23,100  outdoor covered play areas, activity rooms.
      02 403 5499       Waiting list? On request  Transport? Yes  Extracurricular activities: Music (instrumental), art and craft,
      gemswinchesterschool-  ADEc Rated Band B Rated   music (vocal), creative writing, dance (individual and team),      (Satisfactory)     sports, drama reading club, debating, elocution and public
                                           speaking, educational trips, environmental projects, chess,
                                           sports, indoor games.
      GEmS WoRlD        curriculum: IB     Facilities: Outdoor artificial grass field, two playgrounds, shaded
      AcADEmy           Age: Kindergarten to Grade 5  games field, Arabic language and Islamic education (for Muslim
      Abu Dhabi         Term dates: Sep-Jun  students) learning spaces, music room, IT lab, library, art,
      02 641 6333       Fees: AED39,900 to   gymnasium, movement, climbing wall, health clinic, cafeteria.  AED58,400
      gemsworldacademy-   Waiting list? On request  Extracurricular activities: Sports including competitions with      Transport? Yes     other schools, board games, arts and crafts, cooking, music
                        ADEc Rated: Band A Rated  including final performance off campus, tennis, capoeira, karate,
                        (Very Good)        rugby, football.

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