Offering a rich selection of extracurricular activities to enhance students’ all-round development.


Whilst the school’s approach to learning is grounded in a broad, balanced and rigorous English National Curriculum, our curriculum offering has been developed to reflect our international setting and to celebrate our student body’s unique diversity.

GEMS is an environment where the whole school community aspires to provide a vibrant learning environment where we trust one another, to take risks, to stetch outside our comfort zone. Each student is given the opportunity to grow and challenge themselves so that they can experience the pleasure of achievement and how success feels.

Through our curriculum design, we ensure that each student has access to a wide range of learning opportunities to foster our core learning values of Responsibility, Respect, Resilience, Morality, Cooperation, Communication, Ambition Adaptability and Enquiry. Sport and the Arts play a crucial role in providing students with skills in leadership, collaboration and self-expression.

Extra Curricular Activities

Students are inspired by passionate and committed teachers and supported by outstanding pastoral care. As an extension to the curriculum children benefit from many opportunities via the Extended Curriculum Activities (ECA) programme in the following areas: Sports, The Arts, Languages, Innovation and Enquiry.

At GEMS CIK we aspire to set the s Regular sports activities include Swimming, Cricket, Football and more. Photography, Chess, Drama, Arts, Environmental Clubs and Debates are regular features of the after-school programme. (Click here to see full list of ECA options)

Student participation in extra-curricular activities takes equal importance alongside academic performance at GEMS CIK. Through participation in these events, students enrich their school days.

In addition to physical development and the exploration of interests, students learn the thrill of challenge and competition, the importance of concentration, the spirit of teamwork and a sense of accomplishment.