At the GEMS Cambridge International School, Abu Dhabi we offer an enhanced British National Curriculum. Recognised as academically rigorous by universities worldwide, the National Curriculum for England  allows us to offer a broad and balanced set of subjects, allowing students to explore their passions and interests whilst, at the same time, ensuring pathways are followed that give students the skills and qualifications needed for a 21st century world. The curriculum is mapped from Foundation Stage 1 through to Year 13, and using GCSE, International GCSE and A Level and International A Level qualifications. Our academic offering ensures that all essential content and skills are explicitly taught and assessed, and benchmarked against nationally defined criteria.  In recognising our international context, we provide a value-added education for our students by offering innovative learning opportunities, with High Performance Learning pedagogy and practice embedded within. This ensures our students experience deep learning opportunities and develop the attributes and competencies required to thrive in the 21st century.