An Intuitive Curriculum at Leading Montessori in Abu Dhabi

The Global Montessori Plus Programme at GIIS helps nurture children in a cheerful, play-based learning environment. 

Our award-winning curriculum has been designed keeping the value of high-quality early childhood education in mind. Being a pioneer kindergarten School in Abu Dhabi, we have combined the best of classic Montessori philosophy with the demands of modern learning to provide holistic learning opportunities to every student.

At GIIS Montessori schools, we provide a safe, comfortable, and happy environment to children to help them grow and learn. As one of the top Indian nursery schools in Abu Dhabi, our curriculum allows young learners to explore and discover with every step they take. With their expertise and dedication to each student’s growth and well-being, our highly skilled kindergarten teachers contribute to the success and development of young kids starting school.

Kindergarten in Abu Dhabi - A Snapshot

Children’s education is given utmost importance in Abu Dhabi, as they are the cornerstones and starting points for society's development.

Kindergarten Schools in Abu Dhabi use a bilingual curriculum, with a focus on the children’s mental, physical and spiritual development. Early childhood education has a long-term impact on each child's life. Young students develop learning skills, values, and habits that will help them face the world in the near future. Thus, nursery schools in Abu Dhabi are considered as stepping stones in the educational journey of children.

Age Criteria for Admission

Students above the age of 4 years and upto 5 years, have the option of starting school at the KG 1 and KG 2 levels, where our expert teachers educate them in an engaging learning environment with extraordinary teaching methodologies.

KG 1
4 years as of 31st March
KG 2
5 years as of 31st March
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What is the Plus?

The Plus component in our curriculum amalgamates the finest of the world-renowned Montessori approach with traditional and current teaching approaches to ensure students' long-term success. GIIS’ well-trained faculty uses best teaching practices and learning tools enriched with cutting-edge technology to ensure children's complete growth and development.

Our acclaimed GMP programme prepares young learners for higher education as well as for future hurdles.

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Why Prefer GMP?

As one of the leading nursery schools in Abu Dhabi, we have infused the fundamentals of formal learning with the most innovative learning technologies by blending the original theory with contemporary research and insights. The award-winning GMP curriculum helps in the development of cognitive, expressive and motor skills in young learners. As an academy for kids, our goal is to provide a solid foundation for our young students as they embark on their academic journey.

Seamless Transition

Our students are taught by well-trained primary educators, who keep a close check on them. Important subjects are introduced gradually to familiarise students with concepts and terminology that will aid them in progressing to the next level of education. This offers an optimistic, practical and energetic learning atmosphere that promotes physical, mental, and emotional growth while also assisting students in making a smooth transition to primary schooling.

Our Teachers

Our highly experienced faculty has been hand-picked for their educational accomplishments, areas of expertise, and love for working with young students. Our teachers have access to cutting-edge technology that allows them to instantly engage with students and provide them with exceptional learning opportunities. At GIIS, as much as we believe in the growth of the students, we also believe that the teachers need to grow too. Thus, we constantly encourage our teachers to continue learning and improving.

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In today's world, success is dependent not only on knowledge, but also on creativity, entrepreneurship, and the willingness to explore. Our 9GEMS framework is a revolutionary programme that employs an age-appropriate and adaptive approach to allow young learners to grow as individuals. The award-winning 9GEMS approach, which combines the best of Eastern and Western pedagogical methods, extends learning beyond academics by emphasising on sports, creativity, skills, ethics, discipline, personality development, and universal values.

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Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA)

Students benefit the most intellectually, psychologically and personally when they participate in extracurricular activities. This not only allows students to explore their hobbies and develop a passion for something other than academics, but it also teaches them ideas like teamwork and good sportsmanship, among other things. At GIIS, Abu Dhabi, an array of ECAs are offered to students to enhance their social skills, critical thinking, and teamwork abilities.


Co-Curricular Activities (CCA)

Our belief that each child possesses an extraordinary inborn ability that must be identified at the appropriate age, makes us one of the leading nursery schools in Abu Dhabi. We provide various co-curricular activities to assist students channel their passions and find their interests and personalities.


Safety And Security

The safety and security of our students as well as faculty members is of utmost importance for us. We have taken adequate measures to ensure that all children and teachers feel safe within the campus. Apart from the guard house that keeps vigil 24x7 at the gates, biometric turnstiles for attendance have also been installed at our futuristic international campus. The whole campus has been equipped with CCTV cameras for the safety of our students.


Creating NextGen Leaders

Young students are passionate and motivated learners with amazing potential. Our students are exposed to a judicious combination of scholastic and co-scholastic life-enriching activities that enable them to appreciate numerous elements of learning to the point that going to school every day feels like embarking on a new adventure. As a leading international kindergarten in Abu Dhabi, we provide excellent opportunities to our students to develop their entrepreneurial skills from a very young age.

Going Green

Our students are shaped to attain academic brilliance while simultaneously learning to care for nature and the environment. Our environmental activities emphasise the value of recycling and upcycling, as well as how to properly use them to reduce waste. We encourage students' active participation in fostering environmental awareness and how to effectively resolve environmental problems through phenomenal activities such as planting trees, sowing seeds, celebrating festivals and birthdays in an eco-friendly manner, and making the best out of waste in classrooms.

Community Partnerships

Global Indian International School has been recognised as the best Indian nursery school in Abu Dhabi, thanks to its outstanding educational programme that encourages students to engage in community service and to be morally and socially responsible. Our school takes pride in the fact that we provide ample opportunities to students to participate in events like fundraisers, book collection drives, and environmental efforts that help them learn how we can improve the world.

Subjects Offered

Our KG1 school in Abu Dhabi offers a wide array of disciplines that are both entertaining and beneficial to the overall development of the students. These courses provide the most up-to-date information and help young learners develop into joyful, happy, and self-assured adults, who are curious about their environment and believe in self-education.

EVA (Environmental Awareness)
Dance and Music
Free play and structured play


Parent Testimonials

GIIS Testimonial - Rajiv Singh 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.
Mr Rajiv Singh Sawhney
Father of Sarah Sawhney
"The schools emphasis on fair competition and recognising talent has instilled confidence in my son to excel."
Hisato Yuto
Father of Taiju Yuto

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