Accreditations, Affiliations, and Exam Boards

A list of GNS accreditations, affiliations, and exam boards


Eco-Schools is the largest global sustainable schools programme – it starts in the classroom and expands to the community by engaging the next generation in action-based learning.


GEMS Al Barsha National School is a member of British Schools Middle East. This organisation supports a network of high quality British international schools in the region and is an invaluable partnership between member schools and business partners specialising in educational services, products and tools.


UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic, vocational and work-based learning qualifications, including BTEC, Edexcel and LCCI.  GEMS Al Barsha National School is approved to deliver their courses.

Oxford AQA

GEMS Al Barsha National School is approved to offer courses offered by Oxford AQA, a joint venture between Oxford University Press, a department of the University of Oxford, and AQA, one of the UK's leading academic awarding bodies.


The School offers Cambridge International courses that are constructed and approved by part of the University of Cambridge, the organisation’s programmes and qualifications are among those that set the global standard for international education.