Sports are an integral part of the school’s approach to overall student development. Gulf Indian High School has excellent infrastructure for football, basketball, volleyball, cricket and badminton. The students participate in track and field events, as well as intellectually stimulating games like chess, carroms.

Special coaching is offered to students after school hours by a team of committed Physical Education teachers. The students have won several prizes at various Emirate, Inter-Emirate and national level tournaments.


It is in the interest of the institution to ensure moral, emotional, intellectual and physical development of the students through adequate extracurricular activities. So, the school has five clubs namely Sports, Quiz, Nature and Disaster Management, Literary and Cultural, and Science and Mathematics clubs. GIHS is committed to promoting the creative abilities of students and actively engages them in various arts and cultural activities.

The school places emphasis on developing the oratory skills of students and encourages them to take part in debates and extempore competitions. Regular training programs and competitions are held in dance, elocution, essay writing, singing, skit, quiz and craftwork.

The school participates in various interschool competitions and cultural festivals in the UAE and has amassed trophies and mementos for their talent.

As part of GIHS’s commitment to make students responsible global citizens, they are encouraged to take part in community activities with a focus on:

Sustainable development
Recycling campaigns (Can, battery and newspaper collection)
Energy conservation
Healthy Eating Habits Campaign
Al Noor Training Centre
Go Green
Dubai Cares
Million Book Challenge
Charity work
Fire Drill
Pink Day in association with Breast cancer awareness
Sports and Fitness Programs

Learning is not just informing about emerging developments and issues but it is necessary for participation, partaking and sharing. The students go on educational tours to various parts of the country to gain awareness on the culture and society of the UAE.