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Little Gems Nursery Abu Dhabi

Nursery name Little Gems Nursery Abu Dhabi
Type of institute private nursery
Curriculum or Student Nationality International
Qualifications or Courses IPC, 4 mths to 4 yrs old
Head of nursery Ms Zeina Mousbah Moughrabi (Nursery Manager)
Executive body or owner Ms Lisa Geddes (Director)
Date founded April 2012
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
Nursery area, location map Khalifa City A - location map
Postal address PO Box 109109, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-5571627
Fax
Email info@kidzlink.ae.org
Website khalifacitya.kidzlink.ae.org
Nursery fees structure AED 22,500-42,000 (needs update)
Teacher salary range
Kid satisfaction rating
4.5 stars from 29 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
4 stars from 21 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
5 stars from 19 votes.    

Little Gems Nursery Abu Dhabi admissions, reviews, notes

Little Gems Nursery Abu Dhabi reviews - add yours here.

Little Gemz or Little Gems nurseries in Abu Dhabi and UAE (not Little GEMS, which is a different nursery group)

| Kidz Link Nursery Abu Dhabi | Little Gemz Nursery Khalifa City (this page) | Smart Starters Nursery Abu Dhabi |

  • Director (Ms Lisa Geddes) and Nursery Manager (Ms Zeina Mousbah Moghrabi) for all three preschools?
Kidz Link International Nursery Khalifa City A branch (was Little Gemz Preschool Abu Dhabi) (LGIP, LGIN, LGIPA) fees, information

Name changes: Little Gems > Little Gemz (in 2012 or 2013) > Kidz Link (in 2014).

  • 2014-2015 nursery and daycare fees AED 22,500-42,000. Admission fee total AED 2,750 (registration, medical, refundable deposit). Timings 0730-1400, extended options from 0700-1500, 1600, 1700. Attendance 3 or 5 days per week.
  • 2013-2014 fees information not supplied.
  • 2012-2013 nursery fees AED 22,500-28,500. Registration or admission fee AED 1,000 (non-refundable), medical fee AED 750 (per year).
  • 2012 summer camp fees - (01-30 Jul 2012, 01 -30 Aug 2012): AED 2,000 per month for 3 days per week, AED 3,500 per month for 5 days per week.
  • Children aged 4 or 6 months (both figures supplied) to 4 years old accepted.
  • Additional mobile phone number is +971-50-1478939 (for enrollment enquiries?).
  • Official FB page at facebook.com/LittleGemzInternationalPreschool (FP 15 Mar 2012).
  • Location: Street 76, Khalifa City A (KCA) (Madinat Khalifa A).
Teaching job applications at Little Gems Nursery
  • Teachers can download an application form from the Little Gems website and send it to info@littlegems.ae.org.
21 January 2015
  • Little Gemz has been renamed as Kids Link, KidzLink or Kidz Link International Preschool Nursery Khalifa City A branch (date of change not given, was after September 2014?).
  • Domain www.littlegemz.ae.org forwards to new website at khalifacitya.kidzlink.ae.org. Email address changed to info@kidzlink.ae.org (same for all KL nurseries), previously info@littlegemz.ae.org.
  • FB page same URL but renamed as Kidz Link Khalifa City A International Preschool.
10 October 2013
2012-2013 fees Per Term (AED)   Annual fees (AED)
Days per week 1 2 3 4 5   1 2 3 4 5
0700-1400                       7,500            9,500                         22,500            28,500
Extended hours                      
1400-1500     1,000   1,000       3,000   3,000
1400-1600     2,000   2,000       6,000   6,000
  • Little Gemz nursery Abu Dhabi name changed from Little Gems (date of change not supplied). Perhaps due to possible confusion or conflict with the GEMS Education kindergarten schools (Little GEMS International Preschools), which are not related to Little Gemz Pre-School Abu Dhabi.
  • Website domain changed from littlegems.ae.org to littlegemz.ae.org, email address from info@littlegems.ae.org to info@littlegemz.ae.org. Other information remains the same (we think).
05 May 2012
  • Teaching language is English. Arabic is introduced in addition to French and Greek. Other languages will be available in the future (as an extra-curricular option?), might include German, Italian, Russian, Spanish.
  • Opening times 0700-1630. Additional hours might be possible (not confirmed)?
17 April 2012 review
  • Little Gems is the first IPC (International Preschool Curriculum) franchise nursery to open in Abu Dhabi, which sounds about right, we don't know of any others, and there's only one in Dubai so far that we've heard of - the Orange Tree Nursery. They have been awarded IPC franchise accreditation? Opening date was 20 March 2012 (press release 28 March 2012).
  • Little Gems website available at www.littlegems.ae.org (not www.littlegems.org.ae).
  • Also called Little Gems Nursery and Preschool (Pre-school) or kindergarten.
  • Facilities and resources include classrooms (with Promethean interactive learning boards, projectors and computers), science and nature lab, snack area, padded bike track, playground with soft landing area, sandpit, garden area, registered nurse on site and weekly doctor visits, air purifiers, field trips, library, CCTV internet enabled.
  • Additional contact mobile phone +971-50-1478939.
16 January 2012 review
  • Little Gems Nursery and preschool is a new childcare facility in Abu Dhabi? Information from job advertisements, nothing further supplied (except a mobile number if you want a job - tel +971-55-5811725).
  • Opening date not supplied (job ad said "opening soon"). Foundation date entered as April 2012 as a wild guess to include nursery in list of new nurseries in Abu Dhabi.
  • Unknown if the name means it is part of the GEMS Education group of schools (we're guessing it isn't - wasn't found on the GEMS Schools website).
  • Also unknown if there is any connection to the Little Gems Pre-School in Manama, Bahrain (or the many other Little Gems in Oman, UK, South Africa, ...).

Nurseries in or near Khalifa City A close to Little Gems Nursery Abu Dhabi

Nursery name Founded   Tel   Curriculum Program, ages Nursery fees Reviews
Al Dana Nursery Khalifa City A      +971-2-5570960  Arabic/US   
First Hope Kindergarten Abu Dhabi   December 2011   +971-2-5577382  International 25,000-28,000   
Kids Academy Khalifa City   January 2012   +971-2-5577636  UK Early Years Foundation Stage EYFS 16,848-46,224   
Kids Corner Nursery Abu Dhabi   October 2012   +971-2-5572566  Arabic, US   
Windsor Nursery Abu Dhabi   September 2012   +971-2-5579295  UK EYFS 20,700-32,400   

 

Last update 22 January 2015
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