At GEMS Al Khaleej International School (GEMS AKIS) we resolutely believe that success stems from exceptional teaching practices, attentive administration, wonderful families and responsible students.
We have been bringing out the best in each student since 1992 by promoting a healthy balance between Islamic values, cultural heritage and 21st century learning skills. In order to achieve this we have established a culture of integrity that supports academic success and creates a community of lifelong learners. This, in tandem with a curriculum infused with social justice themes, allows children to develop the skills of global students who are ready for every challenge and opportunity.
GEMS Education is committed to providing quality instruction by placing an effective teacher in front of every child, an effective Principal at every school, and effective staff in all roles across the entire organization. GEMS AKIS represents a culmination of the innovative ideas and fresh perspectives generated by this philosophy, with its mission being to educate the next generation of international leaders.
Whether you are already a part of our school community or you are exploring GEMS AKIS for the first time, we trust you find our site enlightening, enjoyable and user-friendly. We also hope the site expresses a little of the essence of the magnificent learning environment fostered by our dedicated teachers and gifted students. Together they make GEMS Al Khaleej International School the unique and special place it is.
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The school's enrichment program includes school extra-curricular activities (ECA), that take place during the day or after school on weekly basis. These activities provide opportunities for students to discover their talents and abilities, and to enable students to create and innovate. It is our objective to encourage balanced, holistic development in addition to a sense of healthy competition and team spirit. Students' life skills are also improved through helping them to develop balanced personalities together with physical fitness.
These activities encourage students to explore and develop their personalities, creativity and skills.
Closely linked with the afternoon sessions are games, support classes, sports and other physical education programs.
ECA are offered to our students through a diversified Enrichment Program E365 which incorporates the following:
Languages and Culture (ELL, Arabic B, Arabic Dance, French, Japanese, Turkish, Yola)
Enhance Learning (Math Study Group, Environmental Club, English Study Group, Math Crash Course)
Science and Digital Technology (Film Making, Robotics, CISCO-CCNA, ICDL, Science Club)
Performing and Creative Arts (Art and Crafts, Henna, Drama, Fun Mask Making, Junior Choir, Origami)
Sports and Adventure (Swimming-Girls, Chess, Gymnastics, Basketball, Rugby, Table Tennis, Yoga, Zumba)
Skills (Cooking, Research)
A choice of music, craft, science, chess, photography, karate clubs and hobby groups allows each student to discover and develop his individual creativity and personality.