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Address: PO Box 121310, Dubai, UAE



Telephone: +971 4 288 6499

Gender: Co-educational

Teaching language: English

Curriculum: National Curriculum for England


Having opened in 2005 as a primary and secondary school, GEMS Royal Dubai School reverted to be only a primary school in 2010. With less than 800 students on role, the school forms a close-knit community with students, teachers and parents of over 60 nationalities. The school is a GEMS Centre of Excellence for ICT to Enhance Learning, and teaching spaces at GEMS Royal Dubai School are outfitted with digital whiteboards and full Internet connectivity. The ever-growing list of extra-curricular activities ranges from ballet, karate, football, swimming, tennis and art on the premises to horse riding at a nearby stables.

Further reading

Education and Schools in Dubai gives an overview of the education system

International Schools in Dubai gives a list of some of the emirate's best schools