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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.

CBSE Curriculum Logo at GIIS Dubai
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?

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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.

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.

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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Parent Testimonials

Parent Testimonial - Rajiv Sawhney
Weekly Report is really a great thing for all parents I guess. It’s so amazing to see the smile and the excitement that it brings on Raabi’s face when she actually tells me the entire thing that happened in the school along with what the other students did. How the teachers helped them doing everything. I am so thankful to Ms. Khushbu for so clearly sending each and every detail that happens in the school. Thanks for the great initiative that actually helps the parent to understand what’s happening in the school.
Anubha Chadha
Mother of Raabi Chadha
My daughter Ridhi is in grade 8A in GIIS. We chose GIIS for their CBSE curriculum and we made the right choice. She is taking online classes due to the pandemic now. All the teachers are very supportive and always ready to help. They conduct many important projects like Science and Maths week and in Mission Mars students were supposed to make a presentation video to build their confidence in public speaking. In ICT classes they learn HTML programming to the latest 3D printing and modeling techniques. The student exchange program has given them the opportunity to communicate with students from other countries.
Ms. Leena Shreekumar
Mother of Riddhi Shreekumar
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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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