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Higher Secondary International School
in Dubai

Global Indian International School is the best secondary school in Dubai, aiming at the holistic development of students with the Middle Years Programme.

Secondary school in Dubai, UAE

Secondary education in UAE is compulsory for 6 to 18 year old students. Government run schools offer free of cost schooling, but for expatriates, fees have to be paid for private and public schools. Secondary school or high school is for the 9th to 12th graders and students can choose advanced, general or professional streams. GIIS, the leading secondary school Dubai - UAE, offers the exemplary Indian National curriculum that focuses on the cognitive, spiritual, emotional, intellectual and personality growth of students and paves way for a brighter future and ease of transition to higher secondary schooling

Discover the best opportunities for secondary school admission in Dubai, tailored to parents seeking quality education and a nurturing environment. Unlock your child's potential with top-tier education options designed to shape young minds for success.

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Curricula We Offer

Our Dubai secondary school nurtures students in an exceptional 21st century learning environment that accelerates their digital skills and knowledge with a well-designed CBSE curriculum.

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Grade 6-10
Available in:
Dubai Campus

The extensive CBSE curriculum prepares a solid foundation for 11 to 14 year old students to choose the right path of their future education.

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Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a dynamic curriculum that delivers skill-based education providing a powerful platform for future education of students. Students at GIIS can explore excellent opportunities in secondary school Dubai through modern educational tools and can build their academic prowess under the expert guidance of our teachers.
An interactive and holistic learning process is imparted to students with theme based activities and events apart from academics. The well-structured competitive CBSE curriculum gives students immense opportunities to explore new subjects that makes them more confident and independent to face the challenges of the future. Students can excel across all academic rigours with the involvement of qualified faculty and can balance their skills, knowledge and personality equally.

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Why Prefer CBSE at GIIS Dubai?

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9 GEMS Framework
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University Placement
SMART Learning
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Why GIIS Secondary School Dubai is Parents' Top-Pick?

A Holistic Educational Framework called 9GEMS

9 GEMS is an award-winning programme offered by our Indian international secondary school that is integrated with innovative teaching methodologies to develop the skills, values and boost the learning experience of students with modern age teaching techniques. This popular pedagogy concentrates in the development and excellence of the nine areas of Academics, Sports, Innovation, Leadership, Arts, Entrepreneurship, Community Connect and Universal values. 

Students receiving this holistic education develop extraordinary skills like creativity, problem-solving and critical thinking capabilities and improve physical and emotional fitness.

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Bridge Programme

As a globally recognized international school, we care for the international students of our school. As the secondary school admissions are open throughout the year we ensure that students joining in the middle of the year are well-trained to have a smooth and phenomenal learning experience.

Our unique and well-designed Bridge Programme gives a boost to the new joinees to catch up with their peers in academics and other learning processes. Trained by our proficient teachers to adjust to the new environment with complete support by project notes, extra hours of coaching and offline support as and when required. Students are positively encouraged to make new friends and be aligned with the new ambience.

21st Century Learning

We understand the current requirements of the NextGen students and facilitate them with the best of amenities like ultra-modern SMART campus and digital tools. Students are enabled with smart boards, wifi connection, latest devices for school use, age-appropriate learning platforms, and dedicated spaces for collaborative work.

Students, at our secondary school, are well-prepared for a future ready world as they are nurtured with creative and collaborative skills. Our facilitators are also well-equipped to handle the modern infrastructure and persistently upgrade to the modern-age teaching programmes.

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Add-ons - Value Added

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 or charges to your private primary school fees.

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21st Century Learning Campus

When your child takes primary school admission with us at any time in the school year, their school transition is made easy with our Bridge Programme. The Bridge Programme allows our students to start at any time during the school term and receive the assistance they need to catch up with their peers.

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Secondary School Fees in Dubai

Empower your child's educational journey with transparent and competitive secondary school fees. As parents in Dubai, make informed decisions to provide the best quality education for your child's bright future.

Fee Structure Academic Year 2023-2024
Grade Term Fee KHDA Fee Yearly
I Term II Term III Term
PRE-KG 5,152.80 6,870.40 5,152.80 21,176 17,176
KG 1 5,505.90 7,341.20 5,505.90 22,353 18,353
KG 2 5,858.70 7,811.60 5,858.70 23,529 19,529
Fee Structure Academic Year 2022-2023
Grade Term Fee KHDA Fee Yearly
I Term II Term III Term
Grade 1 6,211.80 8,282.40 6,211.80 24,706 20,706
Grade 2 6,564.60 8,752.80 6,564.60 25,882 21,882
Grade 3 6,917.70 9,223.60 6,917.70 27,059 23,059
Grade 4 7,270.50 9,694.00 7,270.50 28,235 24,235
Grade 5 7,623.60 10,164.80 7,623.60 29,412 25,412
Grade 6 7,976.40 10,635.20 7,976.40 30,588 26,588
Grade 7 8,329.50 11,106.00 8,329.50 31,765 27,765
Grade 8 8,682.30 11,576.40 8,682.30 32,941 28,941
Grade 9 9,388.20 12,517.60 9,388.20 35,294 31,294
Grade 10 9,388.20 12,517.60 9,388.20 35,294 31,294
Grade 11 10,447.20 13,929.60 10,447.20 38,824 34,824
Grade 12 10,447.20 13,929.60 10,447.20 38,824 34,824
Fee Structure Academic Year 2022-2023
Transportation Fees
Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7
Annual Fees 4,500 5,000 5,550 6,000 6,500 7,000 8,000
Term-1 (Apr - Jun) 1,350 1,500 1,650 1,800 1,950 2,100 2,400
Term-2 (Sep - Dec) 1,800 2,000 2,200 2,400 2,600 2,800 3,200
Term-3 (Jan - Mar) 1,350 1,500 1,650 1,800 1,950 2,100 2,400


Zone 1
Barsha South, Jumeirah Golf Estate, IMPZ, Motor City, Dubai Hills, Sports City, Tecom, The Greens, Al Khail Gate, Al Qouz, Business Bay, Al Arjan, Jumeirah Village Circle, Al Khail heights, Al Barsha 3, Al Barsha 1
Zone 2
Town Square, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lake Towers, The Springs, Remraam
Zone 3
Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Furjan, DIP 1, The Gardens, Al Karama, Oud Metha, Serena Bella Casa, Discovery Gardens, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Satwa, Al Jaddaf, Jumeirah Village Triangle
Zone 4
Al Garhoud, International City, Mirdiff, Sky Courts, Ras Al Khor
Zone 5
Al Nahda, Dubai. Al Qusais, Muhaisnah
Zone 6
Sharjah, Al Nahda Sharjah
Zone 7
Al Ghadeer

Terms & Conditions

A. General
Guardian One Transport operates the buses in compliance with the guidelines of regulatory authorities.
All drivers of G1 are fully trained, holding RTA issued school bus driving licence and participate in our ongoing drivers’ training courses. They undergo a minimum of 40 hours of Safe Drivers’ Training Course, in a year.
All buses have designated pick up and drop off points.
It is the responsibility of the parent(s) to ensure that their child / children is/are at the pick-up point at the designated time. Buses will not leave from collection points ahead of schedule. However, due to traffic pressures, buses will not be able to wait at pick-up points after the scheduled time. Due to traffic delays buses may arrive at pick-up and drop-off points behind schedule.
Children up to Grade 4 will not be left at the drop off point unless the designated adult is present to collect them. Adults designated to pick up children should carry photo ID in the event that verification of identity is required. In case an adult is not available at the drop off point the children will be brought back to school and handed over to the School Administration. Parents should then pick the children from school.
Written request, signed by the parent/guardian, for reasons of safety and security, is required if a drop-off other than usual is requested.
Parents are required to inform the drivers / Operations Executive if a student is absent on a particular day. If a student does not want to use the return trip on any particular day the parent should give a written communication / send an e-mail to the Operations Executive.
In case of change of residence, provision of transport service will be subject to the availability of seats on established routes. Fees as applicable to the new pick up area as per the fee structure will apply.
Children with contagious disease are not permitted to travel in the bus.
For safety reasons, eating and drinking on the bus other than water will not be permitted.
For safety reasons, all passengers are prohibited to bring sharp or hazardous objects inside the bus. In case of such event that the passenger has brought an object which can considered as a safety concern, the object will be confiscated by the Bus Attendant and same will be handed over to the respected School Authority.
G1 reserve the right to decline provision of service. Allocation of bus facility will be based on the availability of seat in the bus plying in the area.
All G1 vehicles, drivers and passengers are insured. In case of any claim due to accident, the company’s liability is limited to the comprehensive compensation paid by the insurance company, as per the terms of the insurance policy.
Parents or guardians shall compensate the company for any damages caused / sustained by the bus or other travellers as a result of inappropriate action by their child/children.
G1 may use e-mail id / mobile number of the parents for conveying messages / sending newsletter / circulars.
B. Registration for Transport Service
All students who require the services of G1 shall apply in a prescribed form available on the website or at the school.
The application form available on the website www.guardianonetransport.com or at the school counter should be completed and submitted by the parent. All asterisk marked columns must be filled up.
Every transport user should have NFC Technology Identity Card in order to take the Electronic Attendance. Student should always carry their ID card  with them while travelling the G1 buses. This is emphasised for the safety of the students.
C. Payment of Fees
Based on the filled up application form / online registration student will make payment of fees based on the fee structure applicable in the particular school.
Transport fee is applicable and charged for ten months in an academic year, divided in three terms. Full payment for each term should be done irrespective of the number of working days.
In case of new admissions during the term, after 15th of the beginning of the term, fee will be charged on pro rate from the date of start of service.
Following options are given to parents for payment of fees –
(i) Cash / Credit Cards at the G1 counter in the  school 
(ii) Cheque in favour of ‘GUARDIAN ONE  PASSENGERS TRANSPORT BY RENTED BUSES LLC’  at the G1 counter in the school 
(iii) Standing Order for Auto Debit of Transport Fees
If the transport fee is not paid before the fifth of the first month of the term service will not be available from the next day.
D. Direct Payment by Companies
In case of direct payment of transport fee to G1 by the parent’s Companies it should be informed at the time of registration. The Companies should be advised to make the payment latest by 10th of the first month of the term failing which the service will be declined.
E. Dishonour of Cheques
AED 150/- will be charged in case of dishonour of cheques.
Only cash / credit card payments will be accepted in case of dishonour of cheques.
F. Invoices
Invoices can be collected from the school / G1 counters at the time of payment.
The individual Proforma invoice shall be issued to those parents who will be getting re-imbursement from their employer.
G. Transport Discontinuation
Transport Facility once availed will not be withdrawn  during the term. No refund will be made for the  unexpired portion of the term, in case of withdrawal  from transport facility. In case of discontinuation due  to transfer from school at least two-week notice  should be given to the Representative in the specified  form. In case of transfer a copy of the transfer  certificate should be handed over to the  representative of. In this case fee will be charged till  the month (inclusive of the month) the student uses  the service. 
Discontinuation of transport facility for the ensuing term should be intimated in the specified form (available with at the counter in school / at the website) at least two weeks before the end of the previous term.
The fee shall be paid till the month the student leaves the school (inclusive of the month). If the payment is done for the full year or term refund will be done for the succeeding months.
In case of temporary discontinuation due to long leave  for more than a month on medical grounds etc, a letter  should be submitted from the Principal along with the  discontinuation form, for the approval of competent  authority. No temporary discontinuation is permissible  for the months of June, December and March.
H. Transport Fee Refund
Fee refund is applicable only in cases where fees for more than one term have been paid by the parent and facility not availed for the succeeding term(s).
In case of temporary discontinuation on medical grounds the fee paid can be adjusted for the next term / month, if approved by the competent authority.
In case of discontinuation for any reason other than at the end of the academic year, a ‘service charge’ of AED 100/- is applicable. This charge will also be applicable for return of Post-Dated Cheques
Refund shall be made only through account payee cheques (in the name of the parent who had initially paid or any person authorised by the parent) and not in cash.
Any adjustment for fee waiver / change of area shall be done by the third working day of the subsequent month.
J. Area Change
The parents should provide the Area Change form (available at the G1 counter in the school / website) to the Representative of G1 in the school. The parent will be informed of the availability of seat in the bus plying in the new area.
Parents are requested to abide by the Terms and Conditions to ensure safe and comfortable journey for their wards.


Age Requirements for Admissions

2024 Admissions  Age in Years Latest academic grade attained

Applicant's Year of Birth 

Grade 7  13 years Grade 6/Year 7/ Pri 6 2011
Grade 8 14 years Grade 7/ Year 8/ Sec 1  2010
Grade 9  15 years Grade 8/ Year 9/ Sec 2 2009
Grade 10 Foundation Course 16 years Grade 9/ Year 10/ Sec 3 2008
Grade 11 17 years Grade 10/ Year 11/ Sec 4 2007

Parent Testimonials

Parent Testimonial - Rajiv Sawhney
GIIS stands out from other schools in various ways, including offering a variety of extracurricular activities in addition to traditional studies. This makes it a more engaging and interesting place to learn and equips students with the skills they need to thrive in today's advanced world.
Shirin Haidri
Mother of Mariya Haidri - Grade 4
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GIIS fosters a strong partnership between teachers and parents to support the growth and development of students. The school offers a nurturing and safe environment where children are encouraged to learn and grow at their own pace and ability. The atmosphere at GIIS is filled with excitement, wonder, optimism, education and continuous evolution.
Sreejith Vijayan
Father of Malavika Sreejith - Grade 9
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As first-time parents in the CBSE curriculum, we feel reassured by the fact that the teachers are easily accessible and have multiple ways for us to communicate with them related to any doubts or issues.
Sudarshan Agarwal
Supriya Agarwal - Grade 11
Teachers at GIIS are very supportive and are always willing to address any concerns raised by parents. Their dedication and commitment to our children's education is truly appreciated. The support we receive from the school community makes us feel confident in our decision to enroll our child in GIIS.
Shital Paradkar
Siddhi Paradkar - Grade 4
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Extra-curricular and Co-curricular Activities

Our goal is to develop our students as physically and mentally strong citizens of the future. As every student possesses an innate quality, we aim at igniting that talent and making them stronger and fitter personalities.

Our wide range of extraordinary ECA and CCA activities helps students excel beyond academics. We encourage mandatory participation in any one of the activities to identify and polish their skills.Our array of activities to be chosen from can be indoor or outdoor sports and includes skills-based labs and studios for learning new skills and building physical, emotional, and social skills.

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