• Language(s) of Instruction


  • Age Range

    3 - 13 yrs

  • Fee Range

    AED 27,300 – 35,700 (Inclusive of 25% founding family discount for 2024-25 academic year)

  • Location

    Dubai South

  • Curriculum

    British Curriculum

  • Grade

    FS1 - Year 8

GEMS Founders School - Dubai South 

  • The fourth and latest addition to the successful Founders brand
  • Offering a values-based, high-quality British education
  • Located in the heart of the thriving Dubai South residential district, close to Expo Road
  • Opening August 2024 for students from FS1 to Year 8

Exceptional Facilities

The school will be built across an impressive 250,000 square-foot campus with outstanding facilities designed for students aged 3 to 18. Facilities include spacious classrooms, state-of-the-art labs for Science, Technology, Engineering Arts, Mathematics (STEAM), fully equipped food tech and ICT labs, art and music rooms, dedicated classrooms for language and Islamic studies, and an indoor play area for Foundation Stage. Sporting provisions include a 25-metre competition-standard swimming pool, a football pitch, multi-purpose sports halls for basketball, netball, badminton, and gymnastics, and a wealth of green spaces for outdoor activities. 

Logistics and Operations Provision

Students will be immersed in a dynamic educational environment with a particular focus on logistics, operations, and enterprise. This specialised programme will ensure pupils are future-ready and industry-ready, equipped with the skills needed to excel in a rapidly evolving world. Our comprehensive curriculum includes detailed study and practical training, real-life scenarios, problem-solving techniques, and hands-on projects. They will also have opportunities to engage with industry professionals through internships, workshops, and networking events. Students will have developed critical thinking and analytical skills to design and implement efficient systems that enhance productivity and drive business success.

Innovation and Sustainability Hub

The school will also serve as an innovation and sustainability hub, committed to cutting-edge research and sustainable practices, ensuring that students are at the forefront of industry advancements and prepared to tackle the challenges of the future. The curriculum will incorporate principles of environmental stewardship and social responsibility, emphasising the importance of sustainability in modern business operations. By fostering a culture of innovation, students will develop new solutions to pressing environmental challenges and implement sustainable practices in real-world settings. The innovation and sustainability hub will not only prepare students for successful careers but also empower them to make a positive impact on the world. In the coming years, GEMS Founders School – Dubai South will grow to serve students all the way up to Year 13, with construction completed in phases, starting with the Early Years and primary schools, leading to an eventual total capacity of over 2,500 students. 


Our school will be situated in Dubai South, the largest single-urban master development focusing on aviation, logistics and real estate, alongside Expo Road and in proximity to Expo City Dubai and the different residential communities across Dubai South.


*Subject to KHDA approval


GEMS Founders School - Dubai South
  • Dubai South

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