We follow the Central Board of Secondary Education Programme - a respected and rigorous curriculum which is designed to challenge and stimulate student growth to help them reach the highest standards of their achievement.
By introducing technology in education, we are giving our students a larger canvas to paint their educational story and develop a depth of knowledge across the spectrum, even while ensuring that universal values and ethics are instilled in the right amount through tenets of morality and tolerance, so that they make meaningful contributions to the society.
As a competitive secondary school in Abu Dhabi for the CBSE curriculum, we are always looking for new ways to achieve new breakthroughs in education and deliver outstanding results in academics and other fields.
Our Bridge Programme is an important feature which allows the students of our private secondary school to start at any time during the school term and receive the assistance they need to catch up with their peers. Rest assured that your child will be learning with his/her classmates as quickly as possible. Our secondary school fees have been made accessible with scholarship awards.
Our academic add-ons are programmes that give additional boosts to a student's learning curve through targeted studies, helping them focus on additional areas and concepts at no extra cost, making us the best secondary school in Abu Dhabi for educational excellence.
We provide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) related material that helps students understand key concepts in the subject by creating working models of these concepts; use online tools like HeyMath! to hone their mathematical skills and conduct detailed assessments through which the teachers understand every child’s strengths and weakness in particular subjects.
For our secondary school students, the rigour of academics is well-balanced by proper exposure to sports through Co-curricular activities, physical education and a Cricket Academy, one of the best in Abu Dhabi.
As an International Indian school in Abu Dhabi offering the Indian-based CBSE curriculum, our assessment in the secondary school is based on the assessment policy of CBSE.
Students take the All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE) conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education at the end of Grade X.
We provide our students various platforms to improve and polish the knowledge gained in classrooms.
We make sure that parents are involved in the education and growth of their children at every step, offering all the essentials of the best private secondary schools in Abu Dhabi.
All information about the student is shared with the parent through our customised portal - myGIIS - which acts as a communication platform between the two sides. Apart from this stay updated with:
• Classroom Dojo
• School Website and Facebook
Over and above academic excellence, our award-winning 9GEMS framework promotes values like discipline, creativity, sportsmanship, leadership and respect – many based on universally admired teachings, making us one of the top international schools in Abu Dhabi for private secondary education and personal development.
This enriched learning experience helps develop our students into refined, morally upstanding citizens of the world; and better prepares them for the myriad challenges of their adult lives.
School events are a good platform to showcase students' talents and abilities. Which is why we encourage everyone to participate in all events conducted in the school like Annual Day, Sports Day, Overnight Camps, Curiosity Month etc.
We believe that no child should be left behind, and should be given equal and all opportunities to prove and improve themselves. Many programmes are introduced under House activities each week, which are a way for the students of GIIS School in Abu Dhabi, to express themselves through performances, activities or projects.
Every class from Grade 1 onwards would form an action research which will have every student of the class as its member. Each quality circle will identify a problem or area for improvement and work on it with a systematic plan.
In this age of digital transformation, our aim is to create opportunities for students to enhance their science, math’s and creative skills, to prepare them well for new-age challenges.
We offer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programme at our School in Abu Dhabi enhance students scientific and innovation skills. These programmes are integrated with regular concepts which are taught in the Indian and International curriculum.
High performing students of Global Indian International School in Abu Dhabi, who are especially gifted in scholastic and co-scholastic terms, are treated as Gifted and Talented. Under this programme, GIIS Abu Dhabi students are provided with Advanced Learning Plans to help stimulate their genius.
All students from Grades 1 to 11 practice Heartfulness Meditation and Relaxation session for 10 minutes on a daily basis to help them relax and improve their attention and concentration abilities.
- Periodic Test 1 – 20 marks per subject covering about 25% of syllabus.
- Half Yearly Examination – 80 marks per subject covering about 50 % of syllabus.
- Periodic Test 2 – 20 marks per subject covering about 25% of remaining syllabus.
- Final Examination – 80 marks per subject covering 100% of Term 2 and 10 to 30% of term 1 syllabus.
- Pre mid-term – 20 marks per subject covering about 25% of syllabus
- Mid-term test – 80 marks per subject covering about 50 % about of syllabus
- Post mid-term – 20 marks per subject covering about 25% of remaining syllabus
- Final examination – 80 marks per subject covering 100% of syllabus