GEMS School of Digital Futures
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GEMS School of Digital Futures in Dubai
|School name||GEMS School of Digital Futures|
|Type of institute||private school|
|Curriculum or Student Nationality||UK|
|Qualifications or Courses||NC|
|Head of school||Mr Matthew Tompkins (Founding Principal)|
|Executive body or owner||GEMS Education|
|Date founded||September 2019|
|Number of students (approx)|
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|School area, location map||The Sustainable City, Al Waha|
|Postal address||Dubai, UAE|
|School fees structure|
|Teacher salary range||see general comments|
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GEMS School of Digital Futures admissions, reviews, notes
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Admissions and enquiries tel number: +971-4-5069399. Or GEMS Education office +971-4-3958494.
See also GEMS Vertus School, another new school also in Al Waha or Dubailand area?
Location: The Sustainable City, between Al Waha - Layan and Arabian Ranches 2 areas. Location also given as Dubailand.
2018-2019: Mr Matthew Tompkins (Founding Principal) (not Tomkins). Went to GEMS FirstPoint School as principal.
27 October 2019 (site visit)
GEMS School of Digital Futures didn't open. Unclear what happened, website is offline. SDF not in KHDA directory.
Building exists but no activity or personnel on site. Sign outside says "GEMS Metropole School" but not clear if sign means another branch of GEMS Metropole School, or the GMS in Sports City is relocating. School on hold, renamed, or cancelled?
14 June 2018
Advertisement for Vice Principal position, posted on GEMS careers website in April 2018, said start date September 2018 or January 2019. The "About the School" section said opening date would be September 2019, curriculum NC for England, location Dubai Sustainable City.
Also ... "Digital media production, cryptology and sustainability are core themes at GDF ..." So ... Cryptology?
28 April 2018, information provided by GEMS Education:
Open first for FS1 to Year 8, expanding to Year 13 in later years. Fee range and opening date not given.
Contact tel +971-4-5069399, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Principal: Matthew Tompkins
Facilities: Art rooms, auditorium, drama and dance studio, music rooms, robotics labs, science labs, sports fields, swimming pools (25m and a learners pool), tennis courts.
Last update 30 November 2019
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