Message from the Principal
Welcome to Our Own English High School, Dubai website. Our Own has a history of 43 years of excellence. This school called Our Own founded in 1968, in the Bastakia area of old Dubai with only 27 students and 3 teachers is the flagship of all GEMS schools. It is one of the premier institutions in the country with commendable rankings and 7877 students and 628 staff in its fold. KHDA/DSIB inspections have found our school worthy and have rated the school as ‘’good’’ with several outstanding features. Its recent achievement is being voted as the Best School in Dubai in a survey conducted by AHLAN in 2010.
Recognising children as precious assets, the school is committed to delivering education that is truly multi-faceted; with an approach driven by experience, creativity and a far reaching global outlook.
This vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of the school certainly helps our students develop into confident, articulate, compassionate and competitive personalities. This incredible spirit is carried beyond the portals of the school by our Alumni who are making tremendous contributions in various fields world-wide.