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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.

Pearson EdexcelPearson Edexcel

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 AQAOxford AQA International Examinations

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.

University of Cambridge International ExaminationsUniversity of Cambridge International Examinations

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.


British School Overseas

BSO accreditation means that GNS is officially recognised by the Department for Education (DfE) in the UK. The framework to meet these standards ensures that we are now recognised amongst the top schools in the world.

GEMS National School_BSO Report_June 2022

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