Cambridge Assessment International Education -June 2018

JUNE 2018
Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards , United Arab Emirates
The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards is instituted by CAIE. These awards recognize the outstanding academic achievements of learners around the world who have demonstrated exceptional performance in Cambridge examinations.
Dubai Gem Private School is delighted to congratulate our students on their academic achievements in the June 2018 Cambridge examination series. The awards reflect the talent and hard work of learners, and acknowledge the dedication and commitment of both teachers and parents. Award certificates and winner packs will be distributed during an awards ceremony that will take place in December, 2018.
The Management and Staff congratulate all students on their outstanding achievements.

Neel Laxmisan (Year 9E)

DUBAI GEM wishes Neel Laxmisan (Year 9E) the very best as he is selected to play for the Al Ahli UIS team under 15.
Shabab Al Ahli Club is a United Arab Emirates professional association football based in Dubai, that currently play in the UAE Arabian Gulf League. Shabab Al Ahli is one of the most successful clubs in the UAE. Shabab Al Ahli Club was established in 1958 in Dubai.

Senior School Prefect Investiture Ceremony 2018-19

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

The Senior School Prefect Investiture Ceremony, an event held annually to appoint the year’s student leaders, was conducted on Sunday the 23rd of September, 2018. The ceremony commenced with the investiture of the members of the Student Council from Years 7 to 11. The induction of the Student Council was followed by that of the Eco-Warriors, and the Student Reporters from Years 7 to 11.

The much-awaited investiture of the Prefects of Years 12 and 13 followed. Members of the Prefect Body, including House Captains, Sports Captains, Student Ambassadors, and Deputy Head Boy and Girl among others were announced and conferred with badges, with students’ and teachers’ applause echoing through the hall. The audience cheered as the Head Girl and Head Boy were named for the academic year of 2018-19. In accordance with the tradition, the newly-appointed Prefect Body then took the pledge.

The ceremony concluded with an inspiring address by the Principal, Ms. Humera Ibrahim, sharing her vision for the year. She acquainted the leaders of the student body with their new roles and responsibilities, and wished them a rewarding year ahead.


Report by:
Shubha Kamath, Student Reporter (Year 11-B)

Congratulations Tanika Sequeira

DUBAI GEM is proud of ‘Tanika Neetu Sequeira’ (Year 8A) for her outstanding performance at the Dubai Junior International Series 2018
Winner of the Women’s Doubles Under 15 and Runners-up of the Mixed Doubles Under 19

Primary Investiture Ceremony 2018-2019

The Investiture Ceremony was an event where DGPS honoured students who were chosen to be leaders of the Primary. This grand event took place in the main auditorium on the 24th of Sept. 2018. It started with a speech by our respected Primary Supervisor, Ms. Bina Ajgoankar.


Our Principal handed the badges to the new leaders of the Primary and they were brought to the stage.
Among the new leaders were the Primary Correspondents, Eco Warriors, Prefects, House Captains and their Deputies. The Sports Captain and Deputy sports Captain were also chosen on this glorious day.

Our newly elected Head Boy is Daniel Lobo, along with his Deputy, Jishnu Bharadwaj. Daniel excels at both sports and academics, making him suitable for the position. He is also a great friend and knows how to deal with little children calmly and encouragingly.

Chriselle Varghese, our Head Girl, is an excellent orator and is very calm and composed in difficult situations. She is an accomplished all-rounder. Tamanna Jagasia received the badge of the Deputy Head Girl.

Congratulations to our newly elected leaders and hopefully they will lead us well this academic year.
By Primary Correspondents: Usman and Arnav.

Dubai Gem goes green


AWARDED A CERTIFICATE OF A GREEN SCHOOL BY H.H. Sheikha Alyazia Bint Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan