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Silicon Oasis GEMS School

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Silicon Oasis GEMS School in Dubai

School name Silicon Oasis GEMS School
Type of institute profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK
Qualifications or Courses IB DP
Head of school
Executive body or owner GEMS Education / Varkey Group
Date founded September 2008
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Dubai Silicon Oasis
Postal address Dubai, UAE
Telephone renamed GWA
School fees structure
Teacher salary range see general comments
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 3 votes.
Parent satisfaction rating
1 star from 1 vote.
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 1 vote.

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GEMS Wellington International School Dubai Silicon Oasis (WIS-DSO, GWIS-DSO) tuition fee structure and general information
09 May 2009
27 October 2008
  • Email from GEMS Education says the GEMS Silicon Oasis school is an England National Curriculum school only, implying no IB after all (although it didn't state that exactly).
14 August 2007
  • New school announced for Dubai Silicon Oasis, expected opening in September 2008. Full name is (or may be) GEMS DSO Smart School.
  • Partnership between Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) and GEMS.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) subject to approval, and not before 2010.
  • DSOSS will have an emphasis on science and technology with the UK National Curriculum.
  • Information from 14 August 2007 press release, no website or further information found yet.
  • School assumed to be K-12 but will probably not open with higher grades in 2008.
  • Capacity up to 2,200 students.
  • For more information, try contacting Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority Corporate Communications, tel +971-4-5015102.


Last update 09 May 2009
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