GEMS Royal Dubai School holds the Gold Standard Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM), which celebrates and recognises the high quality science provision and evaluation at the school.

The school has also been chosen as 1 of only 4 schools in the UAE to participate in HPL Membership Network.  High Performance Learning (HPL) is an award given to schools that are assessed as World Class and is a research-based, pedagogy-led philosophy that responds to our growing understanding of human capability.  It normalises high performance for all students and uses a unique teaching and learning framework to systematically develop the cognitive skills, values, attitudes and attributes needed for lifetime success.

GEMS Royal Dubai School is  a British School Overseas (BSO) as certified via a BSO inspection of the school, certified by the British Government.

The school is an Ambassador for Learning Ladders teaching and assessment tool.

GEMS Royal Dubai School also has strong partnerships with Renaissance Learning through the very successful use of the Accelerated Reader program.

The school is a certified member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS)