GIHS has all modern amenities, carefully selected, for the all-round development of children. Its extensive campus in Al Garhoud features a modern building that also incorporates energy saving measures in line with the Green Vision of Dubai. The entire campus is immaculately maintained with gardens and lawns. The school has centralized air conditioning in the corridors.

There is a large playground as well as volleyball and other game courts. The school has state-of-the-art laboratories dedicated to Physics, Science, Math, Home Science and Computers. The school has installed interactive whiteboards in some classrooms. GIHS is the pioneer in implementing a state-of-the-art technology known as e-software (such as Online Assignments, Progress reports, Examination and Attendance management etc) for student, parent and staff management.

The school also has a well-stocked library and every student is encouraged to read and take part in library activities. Books are available for reference as well as borrowing for home reading. The school also introduced e-library for students. To ensure the overall welfare of students, the school also has a Canteen, Activity room, Book Store and Prayer room.

A well-equipped clinic with two doctors and two full-time nurses attend to the healthcare needs of children including monitoring of vaccination. The clinic also takes proactive measures to inform and educate the students of common illnesses.

Library & Laboratory

Our modern computerized laboratory gives access to the state-of-the-art technology. Computer Science has been introduced as a regular part of the syllabus from class IV onwards. The school has well-equipped laboratories to promote independent learning and experimentation through doing and developing their scientific skills in various subjects- Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Home Science, Computer and Physical Education. More than 30,000 books of various subjects are catered to the interest of the students. The book section of the library consists of highly specialized books covering all the areas of progressive learning. It also holds an excellent selection of reference periodicals, children story books, novels to match their standards of reading, magazines on current affairs and the daily newspapers. An innovative computerized system called E-Learning has been put in place to develop the reading skills of each individual student.

Transportation

GIHS has leased a fleet of 19 air-conditioned vehicles that conform to the regulations and specifications of KHDA and RTA. All of buses are well-maintained and managed by experienced drivers and supporting staff. All vehicles are routinely monitored for their safety features and the staff members have a strong reporting structure to ensure ease of transport.

Sports

Sports form an integral part of the school routine and the students are expected to participate in it regularly. Periods are allocated for P.T and games. The School playground is well equipped for various games like football, basketball, badminton, volleyball & cricket. Special coaching in all these games is available after school hours and on Saturdays. The School teams participate in Inter-School and Zonal matches. The volleyball team comprising of both boys & girls have been recognized as “the best team in the U.A.E.

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.

Clubs

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 art and cultural activities.

Clubs (Girls & Boys)

Mathematics & Science
Nature & Disaster Management
Sports
Literacy & Cultural
Quiz

All the activities are scheduled during the School Hours on Thursdays and Saturdays. These clubs are self-financed programs.

Awards are given for the best performing club. It brings about leadership qualities in every participating students.

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 fests in the UAE and has amassed trophies and mementos for their talent.

As part of GIHS’s commitment to make students responsible global citizens, we 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.

Extra – Curricular & Co-Curricular Activities

Extra – Curricular Activities Girls & Boys Co-Curricular Activities

Basketball

Debate

Volleyball

Extempore

Football

Elocution

Athletics

Music

Table-Tennis

Drama

Cricket

Dance

Caroms

Fancy Dress

Badminton

Quiz