The name of our school is derived from the ‘Ghaf Tree’ (Prosopis cineraria) which has been declared the national tree of the UAE. This tree is a drought-tolerant, evergreen tree, native to the desert and known for its resilience. It was nominated by as nature’s symbol of tolerance for the UAE’s Year of Tolerance in 2019. The qualities of resilience and tolerance are two of the moral values that we encourage our students to develop throughout their learning journey at Ghaf Private School.
A unique selling point at GPS is that ’21st Century Life Skills’ are at the heart of the curriculum What this means is that we take a personalised and holistic approach to develop every child. The table below will provide you with initial guidance and we will be to expand upon these during your tour and as part of Parents Information at induction.
The Director-General of the KHDA, Dr. Abdulla Al Karam sends a personal message to the Ghaf Private School community.
The year 2020 was tough, but all Teachers, Students, Parents, Staff made it possible for GPS to grow strong.
This statement is already evolving….It is our mission to provide:
We want to our students to develop: