Best CBSE School in Abu Dhabi

A top notch Indian CBSE School in Abu Dhabi with quality education and world class facilities.

CBSE - The Preferred Curriculum

At GIIS, we are committed to ensure students master the core subjects and enjoy a broad and rich curriculum. With the well structured CBSE curriculum from Grade 1 to Grade 12, GIIS offers not just academic excellence, but flexibility in education, enabling our students to choose a pathway that best suits their abilities, needs and independent interests. GIIS follows an award-winning 9GEMS FRAMEWORK TM which aims at balancing academics with extracurricular activities. This framework provides multiple opportunities to students to grow their confidence and hone leadership skills.

Why Choose CBSE?

With high-class education standards, GIIS has become a popular destination for students wishing to take up the renowned CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) curriculum. The CBSE curriculum lays emphasis on the assimilation of knowledge, especially in the fields of Mathematics and Sciences, and has a more practical approach which helps students build good skills such  as analytic, communication and cognitive skills, problem-solving ability and personality development. CBSE leverages Students future in terms of selection of colleges/Higher Education and Career choices subsequently.

Our Teachers

Our highly qualified faculty bring over a decade of their teaching experience to GIIS. Striving to provide an exquisite learning experience to students, our teachers are passionate about supporting students in discovering who they are and what inspires them. Our dedicated teachers aim to ensure that students excel in their academic and personal pursuits, giving them a head-start in their future career.

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The CBSE Curriculum

The pedagogy at GIIS places emphasis on students’ learning with a focus to promote excellence through providing a challenging and value-added curriculum which fosters intellectual development of students.

The organized teaching techniques at GIIS:
Increases and improves the knowledge and skills of students

Enhances the ability of the students to think practically and boost their reasoning skills

With digital classrooms and skill-based learning in our smart campus, we offer an incredible learning experience to our students.Our CBSE academic subjects include Geography, History, Mathematics, Applied Sciences, Technology and multiple languages. Extracurricular activities comprise Creative Writing, Sports, Humanities, Visual and performing Arts and Physical Education. 

To bring a range of diverse abilities and interests in students, we offer the award-winning 9Gems holistic framework integrated into our curriculum which helps foster self-motivated and independent learners who are capable of succeeding beyond the school environment.

With on-going changes in the education world, GIIS prioritizes learning through different value added programmes which enhances the mental ability & learning capabilities of students. Our academic environment is tailored to support our students with in-depth value added programmes and interactive courses such as the S.T.E.M, Hey Math! 

All this collectively makes the GIIS as one of the most sought after Indian  CBSE schools in Abu Dhabi UAE.

We understand the compulsions of new-gen education where students may find themselves in new environments. We offer a fabulous Bridge Programme dedicated to students who join in the middle of the year. We help them adapt to the new environment with a key focus on the academics, ensuring their studies are in sync with others in the class.

With the advent of online technology, a continuous and future-proof education has become more essential. To prepare students for the present upheavals and capitalise on the opportunities of the unknown future, GIIS is driving the change. With our well-designed classrooms and highly qualified teachers, we lay the foundation for our students to develop and nurture them as next generation thinkers, innovators and problem solvers through our 21st century learning pedagogy.

We believe that when parents and teachers work together in improving student’s learning, the gains in the student’s academic achievements are incredibly significant. Our multiple parental engagement programme seeks parents involvement and proactively helps students in learning problem solving skills, intuitive thinking, independent learning skills and goal setting. We focus on parent-teacher engagement so that parents are involved in the growth and development of their children.

At GIIS, we are passionate about creating a culture of positive wellbeing and a happy atmosphere for our students which is at the heart of our curriculum. We are considered as one of the best CBSE Schools in Abu Dhabi, UAE when it comes to ensuring our students' happiness. Students at GIIS always have fun while studying, and we measure this through the Happiness Index which is a unique methodology which won us multiple awards internationally.

GIIS has a unique methodology to check the academic and non-academic progress of our students. We have devised methods and installed platforms which give us raw data on students’ performances inside and outside the classroom.

Data Analytics in academics at GIIS is called the 7S method, in which teachers and coordinators gather statistics on a student’s marks in seven different areas of development. This includes school, segment, section, subject, subject-teacher, student and summary. 

Data is then studied by the teacher to determine progress of the student in all areas of development, and an assessment is done which helps students understand their strengths and weaknesses.

University Placements

Our graduates take with them abundant skills, knowledge and personal attributes that have been fostered over their years at GIIS with the guidance of our highly qualified teachers. Along with having a sound academic training and the ability to think for themselves, our students are grounded, confident and have a maturity that allows them to flourish in whatever field they choose. With extraordinary results, students who leave GIIS, go on to pursue higher education with many of them progressing to top colleges and universities across the world. 

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Academic success

GIIS students achieve extraordinary results which is a testament to our teachers and students’ hard work and commitment. Our students are motivated to achieve their personal best and are proud of the results they attain. They develop a genuine love for learning, exploration and discovery, and by the end of their CBSE, they are enlightened as globally minded individuals.

We are delighted at the outstanding results of our CBSE students for many years. Our students have been successful in securing admissions onto the courses of their choice, making GIIS as one the best Indian CBSE Schools in Abu Dhabi.

Student scoring 90% and above

Last 2 years

13.60

%
2019

7.50

%
2020

School Average

Last 2 years

76

%
2019

74

%
2020

Subjects Offered

English
Science
2 language (any one subject from :French, Hindi, Arabic)
Social science
Mathematics
Optional 6 subject: Choose One
Information Technology
Artificial Intelligence
English
Science
2 language (any one subject from :French, Hindi, Arabic)
Social Science
Mathematics
Optional 6 subject: Choose One
Information Technology
Artificial Intelligence
Science Stream
Combination 1
English
Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
Biology
Combination 2
English
Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
Computer Science
Combination 3
English
Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
Physical Education
Combination 4
English
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Computer Science
Combination 5
English
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Physical Education
Commerce Stream
Combination 1
English
Accountancy
Business Studies
Economics
Mathematics
Combination 2
English
Accountancy
Business Studies
Economics
Computer Science
Combination 3
English
Accountancy
Business Studies
Economics
Psysical Education
Humanities Stream
Combination 1
English
Economics
Psychology
Political Science
History
Combination 2
English
Economics
Psychology
Political Science
Geography
Combination 3
English
Economics
Psychology
Political Science
Sociology

Scholarships

GIIS Super Star Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
Applicable Grades:
11 - 12
Tenure:
2 Years
Eligibility Criteria:
95.01% or 8A* and Above in Board examinations

9GEMS Holistic Development Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
Applicable Grades:
5 - 11
Tenure:
1 Year
Eligibility Criteria:
Talent Based - 9 GEMS

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Global Skills Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
Applicable Grades:
5 - 11
Tenure:
1 Year
Eligibility Criteria:
Talent Based - Technology

Zayed Gandhi Means Cum Merit Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
Applicable Grades:
2 - 11
Tenure:
2 Years
Eligibility Criteria:
Gross Family Income Below 10000 AED to 15000 AED

Global Citizen Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
Applicable Grades:
11 - 12
Tenure:
2 Years
Eligibility Criteria:
96.5% and Above

Global FUTURE-READY Merit Scholarship

Applicable Curricula’s:
CBSE
Applicable Grades:
7 - 12
Tenure:
2 Years
Eligibility Criteria:
91.0% and Above

Parent Testimonials

Hisato Yuto
Father of Taiju Yuto

The schools emphasis on fair competition and recognising talent has instilled confidence in my son to excel.

Hisato Yuto
Father of Taiju Yuto

Methodologies like collaborative learning with peers from around the world will equip my daughter with the right knowledge and skills to excel in future.

Mr Rajiv Singh Sawhney
Father of Sarah Sawhney
Mr Rajiv Singh Sawhney
Father of Sarah Sawhney

Methodologies like collaborative learning with peers from around the world will equip my daughter with the right knowledge and skills to excel in future.

The schools emphasis on fair competition and recognising talent has instilled confidence in my son to excel.

Hisato Yuto
Father of Taiju Yuto

Extra Curricular & Co-Curricular Activities

GIIS, one of the reputed Indian CBSE Schools in Abu Dhabi, not only offers opportunities for students to achieve good academic results, but actively promotes the benefits of a wider curriculum to students. With a focus on the holistic growth of students, we have a wide range of exciting extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. Participation in these activities provides a transformative experience through which students can prepare themselves to succeed in many varied roles they would undertake in their life beyond school.

Tennis
Basketball
Table Tennis
Yoga
Cricket
Chess
Swimming
Badminton
Art
Music

Smart Learning and Virtual School

As we are driven by accelerating globalisation and a faster rate of technological developments, GIIS, the best among CBSE schools in Abhu Dhabi UAE, is committed to incorporating smart learning and virtual school for our students through a combination of traditional and contemporary teaching methodologies. With spectacular classrooms and dedicated teachers in information technology, smart learning is fully integrated into our curriculum planning providing students with a myriad of new opportunities such as acquiring cognitive skills, improving academic performance and increased motivation and confidence.

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GMP

KG1 - KG2

Student Handbook

Student Handbook

The GIIS student handbook is a collection of student conduct standards, policies, and procedures that enhances the students experience at campus. It also serves as an important resource to students and parents, highlighting a wide variety of topics related to student life at the GIIS like facilities, events and more.

Student Handbook 2020 - 2021
Exam Schedule 2020 - 2021
Holiday Schedule 2020 - 2021

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