v. 51 FEBRUARY 28, 2019

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superintendent's perspective

Mrs. Tammy Murphy's Superintendent's Video message for the week!

dAAPA - IFF update !




Please find the list of country representatives by clicking HERE. Get in touch with your country rep and see how you can get involved!

Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something!

UAE Mother's Day - Talk with Tammy

athletics and activities

Term 3 After-School Activities Information

Term 3 Internal ASAs (K2-5)

ES Internal ASA online registrations will take place starting Sunday March 17. More information on this will be included in the next issue of SPOTS. This round of Internal ASAs will be slightly different, in observance of Ramadan timings. These ASAs will run 5 sessions only (for 3 weeks starting immediately after Spring Break, and will be longer than our normal Internal ASAs as they will last 90 minutes. They will not run during Ramadan, but will resume for two weeks only after Eid Al Fitr.

Term 3 External ASAs (K-8)

ES and MS External ASA Registration Fairs take place on campus in the first floor Atrium, on Sunday March 17 from 2:30 - 3:30 pm and Monday March 18 from 7:15 - 8:15 am. Term 3 External ASAs will start immediately after Spring Break, but will continue throughout Ramadan. These ASAs will last for 8 sessions. Please attend the Registration Fairs where you can ask the Providers directly any specific questions.

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reminders from admissions

The GEMS Scholarship program is now open for grades 6-12. The last day for scholarship applications is May 31, 2019. Terms and Conditions apply. Please see our website for further details.

Our re-enrollments for next year will be open soon! If you are leaving Dubai and not returning to DAA next year, please inform our Admissions team and complete the TC request through the GEMS Parent Portal.

For our families who are looking for ways to save on their child's tuition fees, we invite you to take advantage of the GEMS Ambassador Programme. If you introduce a new family or friend to the GEMS community, you can earn back a minimum of 4% and up to 100% of your child’s annual tuition fee in the form of GEMS Points which will be redeemable against school fees. Terms and Conditions apply. To find out how the process works, please click HERE.


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ADMINISTRATIONADMISSIONS - 04 704 9708/ 04 704 9707Director of Admissions, Gabrielle Keane / 04 704 9706 04 704 9740 / 04 704 9744 / 04 704 9761
PARENT RELATIONSHilda Tabrizi / 04 704 9730
GOVERNMENT RELATIONSSoheir Mohamed / 04 704 9736
SLICES / 054 792 7515 / 054 792 7503
STS BUS SERVICEKelvin Rosario / 04 704 9755

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Early Years Reception: 04 704 9705
Elementary Reception: 04 704 9724
Middle School Reception: 04 704 9722
Middle School Attendance: 04 704 9728
High School Reception: 04 704 9723
High School Attendance: 04 704 9747
Athletics, Activities & Aquatics: 04 704 9842