History of GEMS
The parents of our current chairman, Sunny Varkey, the late K.S. Varkey and Mrs Mariamma Varkey, arrived in Dubai from India in 1959. They quickly set about teaching the local Emirati and expatriate community.
They opened their first school, Our Own English High School, in 1968 with just 27 students, three teachers and no air conditioning.
Sunny Varkey, took over the business from his parents in 1980, and over the next three decades he turned GEMS Education into a multi-national company.
In the UK, the first GEMS school was [add] which opened in [add date] and now operates 10 other schools across the country offering GEMS' unique brand of high quality education that is enriching the lives of thousands of young people.