Every care has been taken to provide each student with an opportunity to find something they can excel at. There is a wide range of extra-curricular activities taking place at GIPA through:

I. Celebrations of EVENTS as per the national, Islamic, world/international and UNESCO calendars; like UAE National Day, Prophet’s Birthday, Earth Day, Culture Day and awareness days like Mother Language Day, Autism Awareness Day and Women’s Day.

II. Providing educational and recreation field TRIPS that are linked to the school curriculum and UNESCO GOALS; including but not limited to,  national parks like Al Ain Zoo and Miracle Garden; museums like the Louvre AD and other key national cites like Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Masdar City, Ferrari World and Dubai Aquarium to name a few.

III. In-school and inter-school CONTESTS AND COMPETITIONS of around 50 different ones like the GIPA Annual:

  • Art Competition
  • Inter-school Spelling Bee
  • Marathon
  • Makers’ and Innovation Fair
  • Talent Show
  • Poetry Contest
  • Quran Contest
  • Reading Competition
  • Robotics Competition
  • Seerah Contests
  • Sports Day

In addition to participation in numerous regional and national competitions like:

– Math competitions like Ken Ken, Mind Labs and Mathletics

– Robotics competitions like World Educational Robot (WER) and Junkbot competitions

– Reading Challenge sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and the Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai

IV. GIPA CLUBS that foster creativity, encourage talent and are based on students’ choice. There is around 30 different clubs that include but not limited to:

  • Arts and Crafts Club
  • Basketball Club
  • Book Club
  • Chess Club
  • Computer Science Club
  • Debate Club
  • Digital Design Club
  • Drama Club
  • Eco Club
  • French Club
  • Fun Physic Lab Club
  • Health and Fitness Club
  • Home Economics
  • Math Club
  • Music Club
  • Photography Club
  • Quran Recitation Club
  • Red Crescent Awn Club
  • SAT Club
  • Science & Innovation  Club
  • Soccer Club
  • School Magazine
  • School Year book
  • UNESCO Club
  • Writing Clubs (Academic Writing and Creative Writing Clubs).