List of School Facilities

GEMS Our Own Indian School is thoughtfully designed to provide students with a vibrant learning atmosphere.


The school has a well-stocked library covering a variety of subjects. Students are encouraged to make full use of the facilities in order to inculcate a love for books and a habit of reading from an early age.

Science Laboratories

To meet the requirements of our students, especially those in the Secondary and Senior Secondary levels, our Science department is equipped with excellent facilities in our Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Home Science laboratories.

ICT Laboratories

The school has well-equipped Information and Communication Technology labs where students learn to use computers and become well versed in ICT. The laboratories are used to support the teaching of ICT as early as from Grade 1.

Playing Field

Encouraging physical activity, the school has a large playing field to accommodate various games and sporting activities. The basketball courts provide our students with excellent opportunities to develop their sporting talents.

Outdoor KG and Primary Play Area

Two separate shaded play areas equipped with a variety of age appropriate and child friendly outdoor equipment has been specially designed for use by the younger children.


The school canteen offers a wide range of healthy snacks and beverages at affordable prices. Strict hygienic standards are maintained at all times and children are encouraged to develop healthy eating habits.

Books Store

The school houses a well stocked store, which offers text books, note books and a range of miscellaneous items at special prices. In order to maintain uniformity, parents are encouraged to make use of this facility.

Medical Centre

The school has a well-equipped health unit, manned by a full time doctor and a qualified nurse. We strive to provide our students a safe and secure environment, free from any health hazards. In the case of accidents or emergencies, the medical centre is well equipped to provide sufficient first aid.

School Transport

The school has a fleet of air-conditioned buses that cover all areas of Dubai and Sharjah. We emphasise comfort and care through our bus conductors. 

Personal Counseling

The Counseling Centre in the school provides a forum where the students are assisted to cope with the pressures and issues of growing up and a variety of other social, psychological, educational and developmental issues.

We aim to identify all children who need special attention to support their physical, sensory, social, emotional, communicative or cognitive developments.

External referrals for assessments would be suggested whenever required, which would facilitate intervention programmes.

Career Counseling

The in-house career services include administering interest and aptitude tests; help students to discover and choose the career of their interest by interactive activities designed and developed by the GEMS Counselors