Dubai
International, British curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

GEMS Wellington International School

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CurriculumInternational, British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
BilingualNo
International Baccalaureate Yes
First year fees: Dirham 75,764

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Number of students

2469

Number of nationalities represented in the school

80

Most common nationality

British

Ratio of local students to international students

2% local : 98% international

Max. number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

No

Use of technology in the classroom

Classrooms are fitted with the latest interactive whiteboards and make use of full Internet connectivity.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance test / interview

External examinations or assessments available

GCSE, IB Diploma, IGCSE

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

GEMS Wellington International School is a truly international institution which has limited spaces for children with additional learning needs. However it does not have the provision for children with severe or complex educational needs.

School start time

KG1 - KG2: 8:30 am
KG3 - G12: 7:45 am

School finish time

KG1 - KG2: 12:30 pm
KG3 - G5: 2:50 pm
G6 - G12: 3:00 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers wide range of activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

Rugby, football, cricket, volleyball, netball, swimming, tennis, climbing, dancing, athletics

Sports facilities at the school

Sporting facilities include a Floodlit astro turf, health and fitness studio, a large multi-purpose sports hall and a Primary Sports Hall, cricket nets, tennis, basketball, netball and volleyball courts, a 25m indoor swimming pool, outdoor pool, climbing wall and a play area for Foundation Stage and year one children. The dance studio, with two fully mirrored walls, also doubles as a gymnasium for floor work.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

GWIS teaches children from foundation stage all the way through to year 13. There are two programmes of study our students can follow, either the National Curriculum of England, which offers a broad and balanced education recognised around the world, or the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme.

This international school is situated in the Al Sufouh area of Dubai, in the UAE, and benefits from state-of-the-art facilities and resources spread over a friendly, welcoming and beautifully verdant campus.

Teaching approach of the school

GEMS focuses on holistic education extends beyond the classroom to embrace a wide range of extra curricular activities including sports, nature trips, arts and crafts and exploratory excursions that provide a well-rounded experience and development of student potential. GEMS Wellington International School follows this philosophy and hopes to develop the unique needs of the child.

Summary of prices and fees

School fees, for a twelve year old child , in AED

Yearly fees: Dirham 74,764
When you first enroll your children in the school, some extra fees are applied:
One time fees: Dirham 1,000
Total first year fees: Dirham 75,764
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Where exactly is this school?

Get in touch with this school

Contact email: registrar_wis@gemsedu.com
Address: Al Sufouh Area Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai United Arab Emirates