• GEMS United School: New Name, New Leadership, New Vision
GEMS United School: New Name, New Leadership, New Vision

GEMS United School, known formerly as Bradenton Preparatory Academy (BPA), is revealing a new year with new leadership as well as a new direction.

Senior Management consists of four Americans as well as one Canadian, each with postgraduate degrees, with a mixed 100 years of education experience in top-tier American, Canadian, as well as worldwide day and boarding institutions. Driven by their enthusiasm for doing what's finest for students, this "All-American" team is taking GEMS United School (US) to the following level.

GEMS United School is an exceptional American curriculum neighborhood school based in Dubai Sports City, where curious learners are inspired to reach beyond themselves. GEMS United College, an institution of around 550 trainees in qualities PreK-12, offers 12 Advanced Positioning courses, several humanities and science electives, 28 winning athletic teams, choirs, bands, trainee councils as well as papers, partnership with The Danish Language College for heritage language courses (with more languages prepared), as well as a full string orchestra.

GEMS United School supplies among the most genuine American education and learning experiences readily available in the UAE. The very first school in the UAE to use Advanced Positioning (AP) Computer Science Concepts, GEMS United Institution continues to expand its AP program. GEMS United Institution is house to the 2017 GEMS Education And Learning Mariamma Varkey Impressive Teacher of the Year. The College won the AUD School Sports Difficulty 2017-18 as well as celebrated a championship elementary golf team. Panther professional athletes are across the country and also worldwide placed in their residence countries.

Katharine “Kate” Vavpetic, Head of GEMS United School, said: “With the full support of GEMS Education, I’m excited to embark on this journey! At GEMS US, we are curious learners inspired to reach beyond ourselves. We have focused on personalized learning for years and our new “American PLUS” program is testament to our expertise. Students select their learning paths based on their own data and the learning opportunities presented. Our school is joyful, filled with learners of all ages collaborating to fulfill challenges, especially on Maker Mondays. It’s the iterative process, as we reach beyond what we thought we could do, which leads to that inspired ‘EUREKA!’ moment, when something new is discovered or created. The wonder, energy, and connectedness of all our learners is what makes our school special.”

The GEMS United College sporting activities facilities consist of two full-court interior gyms, a 25-meter swimming pool plus a learner pool, outdoor and protected tennis, tennis and also basketball courts, an elementary Astroturf pitch plus a huge exterior as well as protected Astroturf multi-purpose location space with a play ground area, two extra multi-purpose Astroturf locations, and a track and field.




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