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GEMS Al Barsha National School for Boys

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

GEMS Al Barsha National School for Boys (NSB) offers an inspirations British education, grounded in UAE culture and values.

We are fully committed to securing a vibrant learning community and delivering the highest standards of academic excellence in all areas. The school’s rigorous British National Curriculum is complimented by a broad and diverse enrichment programme, aimed at developing the whole child. Through our character and leadership development programmes we strive to ensure that our students become innovative global citizens and successful leaders, with a strong national identity and firm foundations in their culture, language and faith.

What makes NSB special?

  • An Emirati boys’ school where your values are our values
  • Developing bilingual good citizens to become leaders of business and community in the UAE 
  • High quality Arabic and bespoke British Curriculum taught by experienced native speaking English and Arabic language teachers in a premium learning environment

Bespoke National Curriculum for England in a premium learning environment

  • Highly qualified UK trained English and Arabic speaking teachers
  • Enhanced Primary UK National Curriculum set in the context of local culture; underpinned by rigorous global skills and knowledge
  • An environment that blends the uniqueness of the UAE culture with a state-of-the art global learning facility

Your values are our values…

  • Respectful, well-mannered young men who are accepting of difference and show tolerance towards others
  • A positive impact on their community, culture, local environment and future generations
  • Strong Local and cultural identity, where family and community networks strengthen and develop

Bilingual good citizens and leaders…

  • An accelerated bilingual language approach in years 1 & 2 with 80% more Arabic language teaching than KHDA guidelines
  • Personal and learning skills programmes to develop life-long habits that help the boys become good men and good global citizens
  • Leadership, business and academic pathways to ensure the boys develop the talent to succeed in a changing economic market for young Emiratis

For more information about this British curriculum school in Dubai, please follow the links below and a member of the team will be in touch.


Al Barsha South 2

Telephone: +971 (0)4 - 506 9333

Email: [email protected]

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