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SchoolS: dubai                                                 Autumn Term 2017
      gEmS WoRld        curriculum: IB     Facilities: The Discovery World, planetarium, sports, auditorium,
      acadEmy           age: KG1 to Grade 12  symphony centre, peace garden, sports courts and sports field
      Al Barsha         Term dates: Sep-Jun  400m running track, gymnasium, playgrounds, music recording
      Dubai             Fees: AED64,414 to AED111,813  studio, green screen room, art, science and design technology
      04 373 6373       Waiting list? On request  labs, library, guidance counsellor, cafeteria, parent caf, Air-  Transport? Yes  conditioned Classrooms,Uniform Shop,Diploma Lounge  Khda rating: Good
                                           Extracurricular activities: Rock climbing, tennis, gymnastics,
                                           model club, newspaper, rugby, dance, martial arts, music
                                           technology, ballet, choir, ELL (English language learning),
                                           environment club.
      gEmS WElliNgToN   curriculum: UK/IB  Facilities: Indoor multi-sports hall, outdoor shaded multi-sports
      acadEmy – dubai   age: FS1 to Y13    hall, outdoor synthetic multi-sports pitch, six-lane 25-metre
      SilicoN oaSiS     Term dates: Sep-Jun  swimming pool, 10-metre learner pool, dance/exercise studio,
      Dubai Silicon Oasis   Fees: AED36,540 to AED82,511  fitness suite.
      Dubai             Waiting list? On request
      04 515 9000       Transport? Yes     Extracurricular activities: Visual and performing arts, music,  Khda rating: Very good  drama, art.

      gEmS WElliNgToN   curriculum: UK     Facilities: Three-level gymnasium with rooftop tennis courts,
                        age: FS1 to Year 10
      acadEmy – al Khail   Term dates: Sep-Apr  two 25-metre swimming pools and toddler pool, full football
      Exit 18, Al Marabea Street,   Fees: AED52,000 to   and rugby pitches, recording and video studio, auditorium and
      East Al Khail Road,   AED85,000      theatre, full cafeteria.
      Dubai             Waiting list? On request
      04 512 9100       Transport? Yes     Extracurricular activities: Impartial and independent careers            guidance, entrepreneurship, cross-curricular studies, and
      gemswellingtonacademy-  Khda rating: Good  personal, social and health education. It also includes arts,                          music, cookery, multi-sports, yoga, chess club, crafts and design,
                                           cross country, book club, development swim, beginners’ guitar
                                           club, ICT/digital learning, LEGO construction.
      gEmS WElliNgToN    curriculum: UK/IB  Facilities: Knowledge centre library, three ICT laboratories,
      iNTERNaTioNal     age: FS1 to Grade 12  dance studio, drama studio, three art studios, health and fitness
      School            Term dates: Sep-Jun  studio, large multipurpose sports hall, 300-metre athletics track,
      Sheikh Zayed Road  Fees:  AED43,050 to   three squash courts, tennis, basketball, netball and volleyball
      Dubai             AED93,658          courts, 25m indoor swimming pool, climbing wall and a play area
      04 348 4999       Waiting list? On request  for foundation stage children.  Transport? Yes  Khda rating: Outstanding  Extracurricular activities: Art and craft, astronomy, athletics,
                                           basketball, computers, choir, cricket, dance, drama, drawing,
                                           French, football, needlework, netball, rugby and tap dance.
      gEmS WElliNgToN   curriculum: UK     Facilities: Library, music department, ICT department,
      pRimaRy School    age: FS1 to Year 6  gymnasium, art room, swimming pool, shaded playing areas,
      Situated behind the Shangri   Term dates: Sep-Jun  astroturf playing areas, parents’ areas and meeting rooms.
      La Hotel in Al Satwa  Fees: AED42,508 to
      Dubai             AED53,582          Extracurricular activities: Physical education and sports, cricket,
      04 343 3266       Waiting list? On request  swimming, football, basketball, dancing, tennis, music, arts,   Transport? Yes  after-school programme, choir, literacy storytime, board games,       Khda rating: Very good  Arabic writing, ICT aerobics, arts and craft, drama, project work,
                                           Tajweed, and many more.

      gEmS WiNchESTER   curriculum: UK     Facilities: School mosque, library, computer science centre,
      School            age: FS2 to Y11    science labs, art studio, music studio, playing field, kindergarten
      Oud Metha         Term dates: Sep-Apr  play area.
      Dubai             Fees: AED11,261 to AED19,473
      04 337 4112       Waiting list? On request  Extracurricular activities: Music and musical instruments,  Transport? Yes  creative writing, art and craft, dance (individual and team),  Khda rating: Acceptable  sports, drama reading club, debating, elocution and public       speaking, educational trips, environmental projects, chess,
                                           sports, indoor games.

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