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Greenfield Community School in Dubai

School name Greenfield Community School
Type of institute private profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality International
Qualifications or Courses IB DP, MYP, PYP
Head of school Angela Hollington (Principal)
Executive body or owner Beacon Education >> Madaares >> Taaleem
Date founded September 2007
Number of students (approx) 1000
Number of staff (approx) 90
School area, location map Green Community, Dubai Investment Park - location map
Postal address PO Box 282627, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-8856600
Fax +971-4-8856611
Email admissions@gcschool.ae
Website www.gcschool.ae (new window)
School fees structure 36,915-67,980 dhs per year (2013-2014)
Teacher salary range 8,300 - 17,800 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 72 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3 stars from 43 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 21 votes.    
KHDA school inspection report ratings
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
good good good acceptable

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Greenfield Community School Dubai (GCS) tuition fee structure, general information, reviews
Grade/Year KG1 KG2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2013-2014 36,915 36,915 44,300 44,300 44,300 44,300 44,300 44,300 55,620 55,620 55,620 55,620 67,980 67,980
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013                            
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2011-2012 35,840 35,840 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 54,000 54,000 54,000 54,000 66,000 54,000
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011 35,840 35,840 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 54,000 54,000 54,000 54,000    
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2009-2010 35,840 35,840 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 43,010 54,000 54,000 54,000 54,000                      
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2008-2009 32,000 32,000 38,400 38,400 38,400 38,400 38,400 38,400 54,000 54,000 54,000      
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2007-2008 32,000 32,000 38,400 38,400 38,400 38,400 38,400 38,400            
  • 2013-2014 admission application fee AED 500. Additional registration fee (amount not provided). Tuition fees in italics are discounted amounts for Grades 9,10. Fees include textbooks up to Grade 10, not for Grades 11 and 12. Additional costs and charges for uniforms, extra-curricular activities, bus transport (amounts not provided).
  • 2012-2013 fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • 2011-2012 - admission application fee AED 500. Fees payable in 3 unequal instalments, one for each term, with first term payment about 40% higher than the second and third instalments. Deposit of AED 2000 mentioned in previous years, unknown if still applicable. Discounted fees in italics for Grades 9, 10, 12, but not Grade 11?
  • 2010-2011 - discounted fees in italics for Grades 9-10.
  • 2008-2009 fee figures in italics are unconfirmed.
  • 2007-2008 tuition fees in italics not confirmed.
10 November 2013 - new principal job vacancy
  • Taaleem is advertising for a new principal at GCS, starting August 2014. Application closing date 22 November 2013, email CV and application letter to principalsearch@taaleem.ae. See Taleem website for more details of requirements. Salary and benefits package not supplied.
05 April 2011 review
  • GCS will start offering the International Baccalaureate Career-related Certificate (IBCC) as part of a pilot program involving 14 schools internationally (press release 05 April 2011).
04 August 2010 - new principal at Greenfield Community School (press release)
  • Ms Angela Hollington replaces Ms Dr Lesley P Stagg as GCS Principal starting August 2010.
  • Previous headship jobs held by Ms Hollington include Dubai Gem Private School (Jan 2009-Aug 2010), International School of Zug and Luzern,
    Switzerland (Head of School, Jul 2006-Dec 2008), International School of Moshi Tanzania (Aug 2004-Jul 2006), International School of Geneva Switzerland Pregny-Rigot campus (Sep 1999-Aug 2004).
  • Dr Stagg moves to a job as Chief Accreditation Officer for the Middle East and Asia region of the Council of International Schools (CIS).
  • GCS fees updated for 2010-2011 (no increase from previous year according to GCS information).
  • New campus for secondary school opening September 2010?
05 May 2010
  • Greenfields Community School accepts special needs students? A 04 May 2010 report in the Khaleej Times about the lack of schools catering to spcial needs students said The Greenfield Community School has at least two children with special needs in each classroom.
  • GCS plans to offer the IB Diploma Program to Grade 11 students in the 2011-2012 academic year, and to Grade 12 students in 2012-2013.
  • Number of students currently 525 according to GCS website FAQ and KHDA May 2010 report, capacity is 1500 students.
16 December 2009 - Phase 2 groundbreaking and time capsule
  • Groundbreaking ceremony for Phase 2 expansion of Greenfield Community School held on 14 December 2009.
  • New buildings completion date expected to be September 2010.
  • Facilities include science laboratories, auditorium, more classrooms, and studios for arts, drama, music.
  • Grade 6-10 students will use new facilities from September 2010, Grade 11-12 students from September 2011.
  • Time capsule buried (opening date 2019) with school uniform, music CD, some letters to the Class of 2019, yearbooks and photos.
25 January 2009
  • Contact and fee details updated (email received from GCS). Previous numbers were tel +971-4-8854901 and +971-4-8854902
  • GCS opening Grade 9 for September 2009
08 August 2007
  • Greenfields Community School (GCS) under construction and expecting to open 26 September 2007. Will be one of the Beacon schools.
  • GCS will offer classes from KG to Grade 6 initially, progressing gradually to Grade 12.
  • Greenfield IB PYP program candidacy confirmed in August 2007.
  • GCS tel also +971-4-8854902, +971-4-8854903, or mobile +971-50-8424232.
  • GCS expects to have about 1400 students eventually, with 50 different nationalities represented.
  • School fees AED 32,000-38,400 as of September 2007, applies up to Grade 6. Non-refundable application fee of 500 dhs. Deposit of 2000 dhs.

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Last update 20 November 2013
General comments - might not apply to Greenfield Community School
  • Many popular schools are full for 2017-2018. New schools in Dubai might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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