GEMS Cambridge International School - Kampala


Location: Uganda
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 3 - 18 years

About GEMS Cambridge International School - Kampala

 GEMS Cambridge International School is a private school in Kampala, Uganda. Kampala is Uganda’s capital and largest city, historically built upon seven hills. The school campus is located in the comfortable surrounds of Butabika, next to the Royal Palms Estate.The school runs operate a fleet of secure school buses in Kampala and Entebbe. This is a British curriculum school, teaching the National Curriculum to early years pupils, through Key Stage 1, 2, 3 & 4, up to iGCSE level, AS Level, A Level and BTEC level.

In 2015 the first the first fully kitted LEGO Education Innovation School was opened here, and the school is equipped with interactive whiteboards,laptops and ICT learning bays. Sporting facilities include a 25 metre swimming pool with shading for visitors during swimming festivals, a large floodlit football pitch both for school and community use, and a small golf ‘pitch and putt’ area. The Boarding Facility provides a provision for up to 150 students. 

GEMS education facilities operate over 250 schools in 13 countries, teaching six international curricula. Core values of these institutions are leading through innovation, pursuing excellence, growing by learning, and global citizenship. Over the last four years, GEMS students have been accepted into 980 universities in 48 countries.


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Values and vision

Here its believed that academic excellence to an international standard is merely the beginning of the educational process. Every student is exposed to a wide variety of stimuli, to both discover and further nurture their talent and skills.

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Address: Plot 102/104 Butabika Rd, Luzira, Kampala, Uganda
Telephone: +256 755 177 982