Crazy Hair Day
Handa Surprise Day
Pink Day Celebration
Silly Sock day
Our PE department maximises the benefits of the nearby park by organising our annual Sports Days for each year group. This event allows children to participate in team-based competitions, earning points and fostering a sense of teamwork. Parents are warmly invited to attend and spectate, creating a memorable and enjoyable day for everyone involved.
We take pride in hosting a diverse range of learning weeks that enable us to explore various areas of the curriculum through innovative and creative lessons. These themed weeks provide unique opportunities to deepen students' understanding and engagement across different subjects, fostering a dynamic and enriching learning environment.
International week is a great opportunity to celebrate a multitude of different cultures from around the world. Each class chooses a country to study and learns about food, clothing, celebrations, dances and songs from those countries. At the end of the week, we host International Assemblies for each year group where classes perform something related to their country of study for their peers.
Science Week at Gulf English School offers an immersive experience dedicated to science activities, investigations and fostering scientific inquiry.
It provides students with valuable opportunities to develop and practise a wide range of skills and attributes. These include communication, collaboration, teamwork, perseverance, as well as analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills.
Science Week is a platform for students to engage with hands-on learning and develop a deeper appreciation for the wonders of science.
Maths Week is a dedicated week aimed at cultivating students' engagement and enthusiasm for mathematics. Through fun and exciting activities and challenges, we strive to foster an interest and love for the wonderful world of numbers, shapes and problem-solving.
This immersive experience ignites curiosity and promotes a positive attitude towards mathematics, helping children see it not just as a subject, but as a fascinating and enjoyable hobby.
Book Week is an exciting time dedicated to promoting a love of reading across the school. Through a variety of engaging activities, children are encouraged to delve into different characters, explore exciting story settings and participate in Book Week themed competitions.
One of the highlights is the book character parade, where students bring their favourite literary characters to life. Book Week fosters a vibrant reading culture and celebrates the joy and imagination found within the pages of a book.
Anti Bullying Week
At Gulf English School, we place a heavy focus on kindness, inclusion, tolerance and respect for others. We follow the same dates for Anti Bullying week as set forth by the UK and stick to the same themes followed in the UK. Some of the themes have included ‘One Kind Word’, ‘Ditch the Label’ and ‘Reach Out’.
We prioritise fostering kindness, inclusion, tolerance and respect for others. During Anti-Bullying Week, we align with the dates and themes set forth by the UK, emphasising the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for all.
Themes such as 'One Kind Word', 'Ditch the Label' and 'Reach Out' have been explored to raise awareness and encourage positive interactions among our students.
Together, we strive to promote a culture of empathy and stand against bullying in all its forms.
We are known for our performances, concerts and productions, which foster student confidence, language skills and creativity.
These events provide valuable opportunities for talent showcase, communication development and personal growth. We pride ourselves in creating a supportive environment that nurtures students' confidence and linguistic capabilities.
Key Stage 1 Concert
In KS1, students participate in year group concerts that revolve around exciting themes. Each class learns a song and dance routine to perform, as well as group songs to sing together.
Past themes have included Under The Sea, A Night At The Movies, Disney, and Around The World. These concerts provide a platform for our young students to showcase their talents, teamwork and enthusiasm, while bringing these captivating themes to life through music and performance.
Key Stage 2 Production
In KS2, students have the opportunity to participate in our department productions and showcase their acting talents. Previous productions have included a captivating portrayal of the life of Amelia Earhart and a celebration of Music Throughout the Ages.
These performances allow students to showcase their acting skills and engage in immersive storytelling, providing a platform for their creativity and dramatic expression.
National Day celebration
Every year, our Arabic and Islamic departments organise a remarkable National Day concert to commemorate Kuwait's Independence and Liberation.
Representing each year group, a talented selection of students take the stage to deliver captivating performances, including songs, dances and short sketches.
This concert serves as a proud celebration of Kuwait's rich cultural heritage and allows our students to showcase their talents and pay homage to Kuwait’s significant milestones.
International Day Assemblies
Fostering cultural appreciation and respect for other cultures and nationalities is a core focus at our school.
During our International Week, each class selects a country to celebrate and learn about. Students enthusiastically learn songs, dances and sketches that represent their chosen country, showcasing their cultural diversity and talent in front of their year groups.
This week-long celebration promotes a global perspective, encourages intercultural understanding and celebrates the rich tapestry of cultures within our school community.
GES Got Talent
At GES we love to celebrate and showcase the many talents our students have to offer. GES Got Talent is an opportunity for students to come forward themselves and show off their different skills.
We love celebrating and highlighting the diverse talents of our students. GES Has Got Talent provides a platform for students to step forward and showcase their unique skills.
It is an opportunity for them to demonstrate their abilities in various areas and receive recognition for their talents. This event encourages self-expression, confidence and appreciation for the individual strengths and abilities of our students.
We joyously celebrate the graduation of our Year 6 students each year. This ceremony marks an important milestone in their educational journey and is a testament to their hard work, growth and accomplishments.
We honour the achievements of our Year 6 students as they transition to the next phase of their education and embark on new adventures.
These graduation ceremonies are cherished moments for our students, their families, and our school community.