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Examination Information

2020 - 2021

GEMS Founders School offers The National Curriculum for England and is therefore an independent examination centre for the British examination boards that provide IGCSE, GCSE and GCE AS & A-level courses outside the United Kingdom. The school is registered as an examination centre with Cambridge Assessment International Education AQA, OXFORD AQA, and Pearson/Edexcel.

General Examination Information

GEMS Founders School are proud to offer a range of International AS / A Level subjects and IGCSE subjects accredited by Oxford International AQA Examinations and Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE).

 

For any further information or queries please contact our Examinations Officer, Ivana Dipanov Antonovic

Email: [email protected]

  • IGCSE

    GEMS Founders School are proud to offer a range of IGCSE subjects accredited by Oxford International AQA Examinations, Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), and Pearson/Edexcel. All qualifications GFS offers are recognised by schools, colleges and universities internationally, thus enabling all of the students to gain access to the best academic institutions in the world. Oxford AQA brings over 100 years of assessment experience, academic research and international best practice whilst CAIE is part of Cambridge Assessment, Europe‚Äôs largest assessment agency and a department of the University of Cambridge. Pearson/Edexcel it the UK's largest awarding body regulated by Ofqual (England), SQA Accreditation (Scotland), CCEA Accreditation (Northern Ireland) and Qualifications Wales (Wales). 

    • English, Mathematics, Islamic Studies, Physical Education, Moral Education and UAE Social Studies compulsory subject
    • Students choose from 5 additional option blocks offering a broad and balanced range of subject
    • Students receive 1 to 1 mentoring and guidance, as well as significant support from the GEMS College Counseling Network
    • Cambridge Assessment International Education (http://www.cambridgeinternational.org/), Oxford International AQA Examinations (https://www.oxfordaqaexams.org.uk/), and Pearson/Edcxel (https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/home.html)  as the three examination boards 
    • Work experience opportunities
    • A culture of learning built upon Mindfulness, Language and Character
    • Experienced staff

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  • AS/A Level

    GEMS Founders School are proud to offer a range of AS / A Level subjects accredited by Oxford International AQA Examinations and Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE). All qualifications GFS offers are recognised by schools, colleges and universities internationally, thus enabling all of the students to gain access to the best academic institutions in the world. Oxford AQA brings over 100 years of assessment experience, academic research and international best practice whilst CAIE is part of Cambridge Assessment, Europe’s largest assessment agency and a department of the University of Cambridge. Pearson/Edexcel  it the UK's largest awarding body regulated by Ofqual (England), SQA Accreditation (Scotland), CCEA Accreditation (Northern Ireland) and Qualifications Wales (Wales). 

    • Students choose from 6 option blocks offering a broad and balanced range of subjects
    • Students choose a minimum of 3 subjects and maximum of 5
    • The Independent Project Qualification (IPQ) provides students with the opportunities to develop skills most desired by top universities and employers.
    • An Enrichment Programme to develop the skills to become well rounded, confident and global learners
    • Students receive 1 to 1 mentoring and guidance, as well as significant support from the GEMS College Counseling Network
    • Cambridge Assessment International Education, Oxford International AQA Examinations and Pearson/Edexcel as the three boards
    • Work experience opportunities
    • A culture of learning built upon Mindfulness, Language and Character
    • Small class sizes
    • Experienced staff

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