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About Us

Our School

GEMS Education has a long tradition of placing a quality education in the reach of every child. Now in its sixth year of operation, GEMS Cambridge International School, Kampala, delivers British based learning with an international perspective.

At GEMS CIK, we are always learning through a holistic curriculum, where individual talents are celebrated and nurtured.  Working together as one team in a caring, yet stimulating environment, we ensure that as an organisation, excellence is our expectation. Our network of strong pastoral support fulfills the ambitions of students so that graduates go on to make a positive difference to the world in which they live.

Vision Statement

At GEMS Cambridge International School, Kampala, we are architects of all students ambition, delivering destinations of choice, so that graduates make a positive contribution to the world in which they live.

Our Core Values


We respect the needs of our customers and stakeholders. We will ensure they feel listened to and cared for


We dream big, setting ambitious goals, delivering the highest quality and aiming to be the best at what we do

One Team

We are team players. We work with the bigger picture in mind. We put the teams needs ahead of our own

Always Learning

Our open-minded curiosity fuels our passion for learning. We ask questions and listen, so that we continuously learn and improve

Our Curriculum

We teach the National Curriculum for England, from Pre-Foundation Stage (age 2.5 years) to Year 13. But academic excellence at an international standard is just the start.

We are passionate about offering each student every possible chance to succeed and discover their talent. To do this, we provide a diverse range of learning, enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities, appropriate to each student’s unique stage of development.

Scholarship Programme


GEMS Cambridge International School, Kampala (CIK) is committed to recognising and supporting student excellence.

At GEMS CIK, we know that our students have talent in Academics, Sports, Music, and Drama and we seek to develop and enable them to achieve maximum possibilities in the pursuit of high standards of excellence across all measures, within the concept of Global Citizenship.

Scholarships are offered to:

  • Reward and encourage excellence.
  • Recognise outstanding achievement or promise in the disciplines identified.
  • Provide regular opportunities for prominence and leadership within a given specialism.

*Eligible for Secondary Students.
*Age group 12 – 16 years (Grade 8 -12).
* Range; 50% – 100% on tuition fees.


We are working to make sure every single pupil we teach benefits from an internationally respected education, which gets them ready for their future in Uganda or abroad.

We would love to invite to you learn a little more about what makes us one of the best international schools in Kampala. Step inside to explore our facilities, discover amazing activities, and find out just how much your child could achieve.