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Best 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.

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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Secondary schooling in 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


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 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?

Academic Performance
9 GEMS Framework
Our Faculty
Life At GIIS
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 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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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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First hand information regarding school policies, culture, holiday lists, exam schedules that helps students for the applicable academic year.

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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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