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Ramadan Charity Drive

Prior to the Holy Month of Ramadan, students from Dubai Gem Private School (DGPS) organised a Ramadan Charity Drive wherein they collected foodstuff that included rice, sugar, oil, milk and tea bags. They managed to collect 40 cartons weighing more than 1000 kg of items which were then handed over to The Emirates Red Crescent, […]

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Ramadan Iftar at Dubai Gem

Dubai Gem Hosts Iftar Gathering         It is customary during the Holy Month of Ramadan, for people to assemble together as family or as a gathering of friends and loved ones to break the fast together at Iftar. This year it was a great honour for us at Dubai Gem Private School, to […]

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DGPS win Inter-School Quiz Competition 2017

Congratulations to  Pashan Sidhwa and Partha Shetty of Year 10 for winning the Al Diyafah High School Inter-School Quiz Competition on March 2, 2017,  with a sterling performance, beating five other strong teams along the way.           Click here for full article

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Winning Green Awards – a norm at DGPS

This is the third consecutive year wherein DGPS has been declared as winners in most of their recycling campaigns. This year DGPS has bagged four awards for their recycling efforts in collecting cans, plastic, toners and mobiles. On 17th May, the top achievers of our various recycling campaigns collected the awards on behalf of the […]

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Earth Day

April 25, 2017 – A beautiful morning that saw the entire Primary School in its quadrangle with colourful yet meaningful posters giving out the message as what is to be done to make this earth a better place, to conserve its resources, to bring in green attitudes into our daily lives.  It was a day […]

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DGPS students go on an enriching educational Tour of UK!

The group of 24, including 18 DGPS students and six faculty members went on an enriching seven-day educational trip to the United Kingdom during the Spring Break of 2017. Organised by the English and Mathematics Departments, the trip was aimed at providing students with a gamut of opportunities to link the skills in Mathematics and […]

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DGPS teams do well at Quiz Bee

On the 17th of April 2017, four DGPS students from Year 10: Deepika Batra of 10-A, Sneha Kanth of 10-B, Shaydon D’Souza of 10-D and Partha Shetty of 10-E, set off to take on a tough challenge – to participate in the Inaugural Quiz Bee at the University of Dubai campus in Academic City. They […]

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DGPS participate in Inter School Environmental Public Speaking contest

The students of Dubai Gem Private School participated in the 17th Annual UAE Inter School Environmental Public Speaking Competition, held on April 25th, at Gloria Hotel, Dubai Internet City. Organised by the Emirates Environment Group (EEG), the competition featured teams from 47 schools across the UAE, participating in the highly-competitive event. DGPS was represented by […]

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Graduation- AS/ A levels

Thursday, April 27 – Another Red Letter Day for DGPS – The Annual Graduation Ceremony. Much anticipated, much awaited, much envisioned by students, parents and teachers. For students, a sense of achievement; for parents a sense of pride; for teachers a sense of accomplishment. Flowing gowns, balanced mortar boards, quivering tassels adorning the 2017 would-be […]

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Physics Trip to Nobel Museum

The Physics students of Year 10 had a great opportunity to view the discoveries and scientific achievements of the Nobel laureates in Physics, when they visited the Nobel Museum in Dubai Creek Park on February 28. Launched by the Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation in association with the Nobel Museum in Sweden, the 2017 […]

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Students enjoy a behind-the-scenes trip to the Hilton

On Wednesday, 13th April 2017, twenty three Grade 10 Travel and Tourism students of Dubai Gem Private School, headed by Mrs. Caroline Rebello and Mrs. Usha Fredrick, had the opportunity to visit the Hilton, Dubai Creek, for a hospitality-related educational trip. The reception team at the Hilton was headed by Mr. Suranga Jayasinghe – Cluster […]

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Dubai Gem celebrates Mother’s Day

Mothers of students at Dubai Gem Private School were appreciated and honoured on March 20th, 2017, with great enthusiasm and zeal. The school principal, Mrs. Humera Ibrahim, in her welcome speech, focused on the indispensible role of the mother,  in the holistic development of her children, with the goal that they will go on to […]

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YEAR 5 FIELD TRIP TO ETIHAD MUSEUM

On 5th of March 2017, year 5 students from DGPS visited the Etihad Museum which recently opened its doors to the public. The museum is located on the same historical site of the Union House, where the constitution of the UAE was signed on 2nd December 1971, thereby establishing its independence.Its location is marked by […]

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PI DAY

If one day of the year screams “Party!” in math class, that day is March 14. Each year on 3/14, teachers across the globe take a break from the normal routine to plan a special celebration in honour of Pi, or the number 3.14. March 14 also happens to be the birth date of Albert […]

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Mother’s day concert

“To the world you are a Mother, but to your child, you are the World”. There is no greater gift than “MOTHER”. We at DGPS took this opportunity to make our Mothers feel special and with the help of our teachers organized various activities for our Mothers. These activities were spread over a period of […]

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Year 7 & 8 attend the Nikon photography workshop

50 students from Years 7 and 8, attended a workshop on photography on Saturday, 18th of March 2017, in the school campus. The workshop was sponsored by Nikon and was conducted by Mr. Zulfikhar Ahmed and Ms. Sonu Sultania under the supervision of Ms. Anushree Phadke, Activities Coordinator. The workshop began at 10 a.m. in […]

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Litfest 2016-17

The fourth edition of the Annual Literature Fest organised by the English Department was held from 19th to 22nd February, 2017.  This annual event is aimed at nurturing in students a passion for literature, speaking, reading and writing.  An equally important goal is to provide a platform to showcase and celebrate the talent, skills and […]

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Year 7 Boys’ visit the Sharjah Islamic Civilization Museum

Forty two boys from Year 7D and E, went on an educational trip to Sharjah Islamic Museum on Monday, 27th February 2017, during school hours. The group were under the supervision of  Ms. Nitu Nagar, Ms. Caroline Kokatnur, Mr. Rabie Gaber and Ms. Anjum Khalid. The students piled into the two buses with enthusiasm and […]

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DGPS students participate in Green Run

On the 27th of February, 52 runners from the secondary school, staff of the PE Department and the Environment Co-ordinators gathered at the Iranian Club, to participate in a great cause.                   The Green Run is an initiative aimed to raise money for the WWF (World Wildlife […]

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Creative talent comes to the fore at DGPS Art Exhibition!

                  ‘Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.’ These words by Edgar Degas, was brought alive in telling fashion at DGPS, through the recently-organized Art Exhibition at the school. The Art Exhibition was organised on February 26th, 2017, to help showcase the […]

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Students enthralled by performances at ‘Poetic Heart’

On Sunday, 5th February 2017, the students of Dubai Gem had the opportunity to attend the Sixth Edition of the Poetic Heart, held at the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, Dubai. The event presented a kaleidoscope of artistes, musicians and budding young school poets who came together on stage, to enthrall the audience […]

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Year 9 students visit Jumeirah Mosque

Year 9 students visit Jumeirah Mosque ‘Open doors. Open minds’, is the philosophy which opened the doors of the Jumeirah Mosque to people of all religions almost a decade ago. It is the only mosque in Dubai which is open to the public. On a cool windy morning of 6th February 2017, the students of […]

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Scouts’ Trip to Dubai Museum

        It was a much-awaited trip as  the Year 7 scouts set off to visit the Dubai Museum on Saturday 11th February, 2017. The group was supervised by Ms. Laxmi and Mr. Salman. It was a troop of twenty four excited scouts who gathered outside Dubai Museum to begin a journey of exploration, […]

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The Carnival at DGPS- Creativity meets Fun!

It was that time of year again, when DGPS was abuzz with to-and-fro activity – students wielding paintbrushes, scissors, staple guns, crepe paper, glue, masking tape etc. – yes, it was Carnival preparation time once more! The excitement around the school was palpable   and imagination and creativity were set in motion! Then we heard the […]

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Scouts’ day out at Al-Ain Zoo and Jebel Hafeet

It was an exciting day to look forward to, as the DGPS Year 7 Scouts set off on a trip to Al Ain Zoo and Jebel Hafeet on November 12, 2016. The group was supervised by Ms. Laxmi, Mr. Salman and Mr. Hali. Thirty six scouts piled excitedly into two buses at 8.30 am and […]

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DGPS boys make their mark on the track

The DGPS boys’ athletic team, comprising students from Years 12 to 13 had a profitable outing at the Inter-school Athletic Meet at Abu Dhabi Indian School on November 10, 2016. Though it was a hot and sunny day, it did not dampen the enthusiasm of the athletes from the 28 participating schools, who competed enthusiastically […]

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DGPS girls do well at Inter-school athletics

It was an enthusiastic team of girl athletes from DGPS, who set out on November 9, 2016 to participate in the Inter-school Athletic Meet at the Abu Dhabi Indian School. The event started off colourfully, with a march past of all the 24 competing teams, this was followed by all assembled singing the national anthem. […]

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Year 11 students get important lessons in food and nutrition

Five students of  Year 11 from DGPS, attended the Food and Nutrition Exhibition at Dubai World Trade Centre, accompanied by Mrs. Nandini Sreekumar, on November 7th 2016.  The trip was designed to educate us about healthy eating habits and the importance of a balanced diet, for our overall physical and mental well being. Many of […]

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DGPS students participate in Model United Nations Conference

On the 3rd, 4th and 5th of November 2016, 20 DGPS students from Years 9-13, got a glimpse of what it would feel like, to be at the United Nations, through their participation in the Model United Nations (MUN) Conference held at the American University in Dubai, accompanied by DGPS MUN coordinator, Mrs Lekha Rout. […]

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DGPS celebrates Flag Day

On the morning of November 3, the students and staff of Dubai Gem gathered in the school quadrangle to honour the spirit of the UAE, on the occasion of Flag Day. On Flag Day, all residents of the country, Emirati and expatriate, commemorate the sacrifices of the nation’s founders and pay tribute to their far-sightedness […]

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Can Collection Drive

While the rest of the school enjoyed their mid-term break, 11 dedicated young environmentalists  reached school by 8:00 am on a Saturday, 29th of October, 2016 to give a kick start to DGPS Can Collection Campaign for the academic year 2016-17. The Campaign that went on in the school from Sept 27th to October 26th […]

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Travel and Tourism students get a feel of Hilton excellence

Innovative learning found expression on the 27th of October at Dubai Gem, when six representatives from The Hilton arrived at our school to conduct a workshop for us, the Travel and Tourism students of Year 11. The team headed by Mr Suranga Jayasinghe – Cluster Training Manager, also included the following professionals from their respective […]

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DGPS teams bag top honours at Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt

Students from Dubai Gem Private School, displayed their potential for business and entrepreneurship by bagging two first places at the recent Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt 2016, held at the Skyline University College, Sharjah. DGPS was the only school with three teams making the final stages of the competition, which attracted 1,200 students from 40 […]

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Largest collection of Stationery for Charity

We would like to thank all parents and students who participated in the Stationery drive organised by our school. We are pleased to announced that our school collected 255.15 kgs of stationery towards the drive. The school received a certificate of participation from the Event organisers.  Please click on the following links to read more […]

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Students and Staff come together for Pink Week activities

Dubai Gem marked Pink Week from October 16 to 20, with a series of events designed to raise awareness about breast cancer and raise funds for charity. The events included fun interactive games for students, ‘The Pink Photo Booth’ where students and teachers could have their own mini-photo shoot professionally done. Both of these events […]

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Comedy show lights up pink week

It was a double treat for us, the students of Dubai Gem Private School, when we welcomed UAE’s Queen of Comedy, Ms. Mina Liccione, and successful children’s author, Rachel Hamilton, for the Stand-Up Comedy Show, at the school auditorium on Thursday 20th October, as part of the school’s Pink Week activities. The students from Years […]

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Scouts and Guides have first training session

The first training session of the DGPS Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was held in the school quadrangle on Saturday, 8th October 2016.   38 eager scouts and guides gathered under the supervision of Mrs. Laxmi Mohan Raj and Mr. Mohammad Hali, Scout Leader from the Dubai Scouts Mission. After an introduction about the importance of […]

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Motivational Talk on Breast Cancer Awareness

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Week in Dubai Gem Private School, students from Years 10-13 were given the opportunity to attend a motivational talk by a breast cancer survivor, Ms. Brigitte Chemla. She is part of the Breast Friends Organisation, which was established in 2005 with the mission to save lives by increasing awareness […]

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Science and Environmental Studies students return from eventful US trip

A group of 47 Science and Environmental Studies students from Dubai Gem Private School, accompanied by five faculty members, went for a 10-day educational trip to the United States in September. The trip was designed to provide a first-hand overseas learning experience to develop the students’ leadership skills, social competence, inter-cultural, social and factual understanding. […]

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Student Leaders appointed at Investiture Ceremony-Secondary school

Dubai Gem swore in the Student Leaders for the Academic Year 2016-17, at an Investiture Ceremony held in the school’s Main Hall on 25th September 2016. The solemn annual ceremony, which is part of Dubai Gem’s tradition, appoints select students to positions of responsibility, in order to foster in them the qualities of leadership and […]

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Primary School Investiture Ceremony- 2016

PRIMARY SCHOOL INVESTITURE CEREMONY-2016 “Leaders are not born but are made by their experiences in life”. To inculcate the leadership qualities in students, a school Prefect body was formed at Dubai Gem Private School and the Investiture ceremony was held on September 26th 2016 in the school hall. The air was filled with excitement as […]

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Students attend Anti-Bullying Conference

Students attend Anti-Bullying Conference Six of our students from Year 10 were privileged to attend the Anti-Bullying Conference (ABC), at the Raffles World Academy on April 18, 2016. The programme began at 9 am and concluded at 2.30 pm. The interesting thing about this conference was that it was conducted entirely by a group of […]

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EEG Public Speaking Competition

DGPS makes their mark at Inter School Environmental Public Speaking contest   It was a valuable learning experience for the team from Dubai Gem Private School, when they participated at the 16th UAE Inter School Environmental Public Speaking Competition, held on April 25 and 26, 2016 at Dubai Knowledge Village. Organised by the Emirates Environment […]

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Graduation 2016

Another year, another Graduation. Another batch of bright – eyed students brimming with excitement and nostalgia, standing on the threshold of another journey. These ‘beginners’ are eagerly awaiting a fresh experience, an unique start of another phase of learning. Goals are set, dreams are materializing, minds, hearts and spirits are primed to Explore and Achieve! […]

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Waste to Wealth

Waste TO WEALTH                    It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees. Wangari Maathai 16.2.16 – A day that saw the opportunity of planting 6 trees that were awarded to the DGPS for the collection of its recyclables during the year 2015. This has truly been […]

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Kidzania Brainiac 2016

Kidzania Brainiac 2016   On Saturday March 5, 2016, the semi finalists consisting of twenty students from Dubai Gem Private School went to Kidzania accompanied by Mrs. Sabiha Shaikh, Mrs. Sushmita, Mrs. Meenal and Mrs. Jennifer, for the Brainiac 2016. It was indeed a brilliant experience for the students to learn and answer thought provoking […]

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Dubai Cares Walkathon

Dubai Gem students participate in Dubai Cares Walkathon A group of 33 Dubai Gem students, from Years 2 to 13, took part in a Walkathon organised by the Dubai Cares charitable organization, on Friday, March 4th. They were led by their supervising teachers, Ms Mary Roy and Ms Sabiha Shaikh. It took around one hour […]

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Commemoration Day

As the UAE observes the first commemoration day, the staff and students of Dubai gem stand in tribute to our national heroes. We honour the memory of all those who have given their lives as they performed their duties in the homeland and abroad.  

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Model United Nations

Fourteen students from Dubai Gem Private School participated in the Model United Nations 2015, held from November 13th to 15th, at the Delhi Private School, Dubai. The Model United Nations (MUN) is an educational simulation and/or academic competition in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the methods and functions of the United Nations […]

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Flag Day

‘’Flag Day’’  is celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of the country’s ruler, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, becoming president in 1971. The students of both Primary and Secondary school at Dubai Gem dressed up in the different colors of the UAE National Flag and at noon formed a Human flag. Students were […]

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2nd Interschool Young Vision Business Talent Hunt

Hosted on the 13th and 14th of October 2015 the Young Vision Business Talent Hunt was an interschool competition targeted primarily at young entrepreneurs. Students from various institutions battled it out for the ultimate prize (trophy, medal, certificate, gift voucher worth AED 400 and a scholarship worth AED 60,000) by participating in 3 categories: Advertisement […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Week

Every year Dubai celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness week in the month of October. This year Dubai Gem Private School  celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Week from the 25th to 28th of October. The week was filled with activities and programmes to raise awareness among the students. The first day commenced with a speech by guest speaker […]

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Coastal Cleanup Campaign

On Thursday, 1st October 2015, our school participated in a Coastal Clean-Up program. This was the first time our school took part in a coastal clean-up in collaboration with the Emirates Environmental Group. This campaign will cover all Emirates in a ten day long initiative. The goal of this campaign is to create a culture […]

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Carnival 2016

  Saturday, February 20th, saw the school quadrangle come alive with festive spirit, music, cultural programmes and colourful decorations, for the much-anticipated Annual Carnival, a day we all look forward to every year. The campus was transformed with various stalls featuring games, food and drinks as well as clothes and other assorted trinkets – all […]

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Uniform Recycling

Life’s blessings are aplenty! We just need to pay heed to them. On behalf of Mr. Venkat, the Chief Coordinator of the Uniform Recycle Project and myself  we would like to thank Dr. Tassos, Mrs.Malhotra, the admin staff, volunteers (Baizu & Suzee), students and parents who made the effort to think of the unfortunate children […]

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