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Watch Mrs. Murphy's SPOTS Video Message with updates on the KHDA regulations by clicking here or on the video to the right.
As mentioned in Mrs. Murphy's video message, KHDA has announced that next week there will be a 100% return to in-person learning.
Only children that meet the published criteria for exemptions from face-to-face learning will be provided with Distance Learning.
Being a COVID-19 positive case in isolation
Being a close contact of a positive case and in quarantine
Being a student with a medical exemption listed in recommendation fourteen of the DHA Guidelines 5.2 “Exemption from In-Person Learning”.
Restrictions on canteens, extracurricular activities, events, trips and PE will be lifted next week (beginning January 31st).
New Academic Calendar
In light of the new school-week shift, we have adjusted our 2021/2022 Academic Calendar. The full calendar can be viewed here, but a couple important changes to note are listed below:
February 17th - Professional Learning Day (No students)
February 18th - School Holiday (No students or staff)
We are happy to announce that re-enrollment for the 2022-2023 academic year is now open. Please check your inbox for a letter from Mrs. Murphy on how you can re-enroll today.
If you did not receive the letter, or have any questions about the re-enrollment process, please reach out to our Director of Admissions, Mrs. Gabrielle Keane at firstname.lastname@example.org, for assistance.
We are pleased to inform you that Admissions for academic year 2022-2023 is now open. Our current families have priority for sibling placement at this time.
Should you have any questions please contact Gabrielle Keane, email@example.com.
If you are leaving Dubai and withdrawing your child from DAA, please review the withdrawal process by clicking HERE.
Please contact our admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately if your circumstances and intentions have changed for next year.
ADMINISTRATIONADMISSIONS - Registrar_daa@gemsedu.com 04 704 9707
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONSGabrielle Keane email@example.com / 04 704 9706
FINANCEfinance_daa@gemsedu.com 04 704 9740 / 04 704 9744
HEALTHhealthoffice_daa@Gemsedu.com / 04 704 9761
PARENT RELATIONSVictoria Kiely firstname.lastname@example.org
GOVERNMENT RELATIONSSoheir Mohamed S.MOHAMED_DAA@gemsedu.com
SLICES CATERINGMs. Shevine email@example.com / 054 792 7509https://pay.slices.ae/support/ticket/submit
STS BUS SERVICEKelvin Sicat firstname.lastname@example.org / 04 704 9755