School Description

GEMS Jumeirah Primary School, a highly sought-after outstanding inclusive primary school in the heart of the Jumeirah community, proudly offers a bespoke and ever-evolving curriculum to prepare its international family of learners for success in an ever-evolving future.

Children and learning are at the heart of our well-established school. The standards of behaviour are exceptionally high, as are academic and personal achievements, as all staff and students are encouraged by the ‘inspirational leadership’ (KHDA) to be creative and innovative in their pursuit to go ‘beyond outstanding’. Our children move onto their next phase of education believing they can ‘rewrite the stars’.

Teaching the best of the British Curriculum, whilst incorporating the methodologies of the highest-attaining international curriculums to enhance our learners’ experiences in a school building with exceptional facilities, all aspects of the JPS world-class curriculum focus on depth to challenge and develop resilient and adaptable global learners.

GEMS Jumeirah Primary School’s DNA provides an experience as individual as our families are. Our family of over seventy nationalities is part of a school community with more than twenty years of success in Dubai. Our Senior Leadership Team and high teacher retention rates ensure a seamless journey for our transient learners in the UAE. We meet the individual needs of all children and their families and facilitate the best possible personal experience to ensure our learners excel beyond their potential flight-path.

Our dedicated teaching team, as well as administrative and ancillary staff, and our families together make this a consistently ‘Outstanding’ school.

School Contact Information

Street 19, Al Safa 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29093

Principal's Details
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  • Principal's Name
    Rachel Sian Higgins
School Type
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Extra Curricular Activities

The After School Activity (ASA) Programme is an integral part of GEMS Jumeirah Primary School and provides a rich variety of activities for children to participate in after the academic programme has finished. Through participation in these activities and events, children expand their horizons, learning new skills and developing new competencies.

In addition to the physical development and the exploration of interest, children learn the thrill of challenge and competition, the importance of concentration and dedication, the spirit of teamwork and a sense of accomplishment.

GEMS Jumeirah Primary School is also pleased to host community groups such as Rainbows, Guides and Explorers.

All children have the option of taking paid clubs which are organised through ESM and GEMS Academy Plus.

These activities are emailed to parents each term and include:








Children in Year 1 to Year 6 are invited to take part in the teacher-led activities, which begin after the school day ends.

Currently to ensure we are compliant with COVID-19 procedures:
1. The programme is running in class-based groups in a carousel format.
2. Each year group have their ASA on a set day

Activities vary from term to term and students may choose from an impressive selection of activities such as:

Dance Arabic Calligraphy Yoga 3D Paper Craft Developing Art Skills
Games Club Art - pointilism Creating Online Stories Origami Wellbeing and Mindfulness
Singing Cartoon Drawing Games & Construction Animation Team building games

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