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Guide to Al Barari: Nurseries and Schools

Find the best schools and nurseries near the Al Barari area

Words by Shanon D'Souza in The Guides · Jun 14th, 2017


1. Repton School

Repton School is an international school located in Dubai that is quintessentially British due to its boarding style. Although the school is modern in its style, it maintains it traditional roots and core values due to its partnership with Repton in  Derbyshire, England. Due to its sister school located in England, pupils at Repton Dubai can access the best of the British educational system. Located the closest to Al Barari, it has been rated outstanding by the KHDA. 

Fees for this school are divided into two categories: day pupils and boarding pupils. For day pupils fees can vary between AED 52,000 to AED 103, 000. For boarding pupils, it can vary from AED 136, 000 to AED 169, 000. Although it is a boarding school, parents can also choose to use the day applications option; where they choose to only have their kids attend during the day. In such cases, parents move to Al Barari to ensure a smooth commute.

Location: Repton School Nad Al Sheba 3, Dubai, UAE

Contact: +971 4 426 9393

2. Gems Modern Academy

Gems Modern Academy offers a world class education. It uses the Council for Indian School Certificate Exams (CISCE) curriculum for pre- kindergarten to Grade 12 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program option (DP) for Grade 11 and Grade 12. Gems Modern Academy teachers prepare their students for the ICSE exam in Secondary School and ISC examinations in Higher Secondary School. Fees for this school vary from AED 28, 000 to AED 67,000 depending on the grade and curriculum the student is enrolled in for that academic year. 

Location: Nad Al Sheba, Dubai.

Contact:   +971 4 326 3339.

3. Gems Our Own Indian School

Gems Our Own Indian School follows a curriculum developed by National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi, India. Our Own Indian High School is one of the leading Indian curriculum led schools in Dubai and has earned a reputation for high academic performance for both science and commerce streams. Tuition fees vary between AED 5,900 to AED 12,100 annually, depending on the grade the student is studying in for that academic year. 

Location: Al Quoz Dubai , United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4 3391188


1. Vernus Early Learning Center

Vernus Nursery  accepts children from 6 weeks to 6 years. Vernus includes nursery, pre-school and kindergarten programmes, as well as after school academy. Their curriculum is based on International Preschool curriculum programme (IPC). Parents can schedule a tour of the different Vernus branches and experience the learning environment with their own eyes. Fees can be found through an enquiry here

Location: Vernus Early Learning Centre Cluster U, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai

Contact: +971 4 421 22 56

2. Horizon Kids Nursery

Horizon Kids nursery offers British Early years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.  Their curriculum is delivered by early years teachers, assistants, housekeepers and nurses. A unique feature would be that they keep class ratios low and therefore are able to interact with students on an interpersonal level. Fees are between AED 5, 000 to AED 14, 000 depending on number of days and hours attended. 

Location: Street 29 B, Al Safa 2 Dubai, U.A.E

Contact: +971 4 380 9077