School Description

At GEMS World Academy – Dubai, we provide an award-winning education. We have huge ambition and aspiration for every student, and our commitment to their success is combined with excellent pastoral support to make sure that students feel safe, secure and successful at all times.

Our students develop a passion for learning and a capacity for independent thinking. We have a strong record of academic success,  is reflected in our outstanding IB results. True to the aims of our founder, Mr Sunny Varkey, we encourage intellectual curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit, and we foster a real sense of communal endeavour.

We are an inclusive, positive, stimulating, demanding and open-minded community. We enable our students to discover genuine interests that extend beyond the classroom, and to express themselves by encouraging a broad understanding of the world, a social conscience and a considered approach to other people. We strive to ensure that GEMS World Academy – Dubai students have an understanding of their place in society, both locally and globally, and that they seek to always make a positive impact upon it.

We experiment, we demand, we persevere. GEMS World Academy – Dubai is a place with high expectations, relentless ambition and real scholarship, where courtesy and manners matter. GEMS World Academy – Dubai is a place where hard work and a genuine commitment to achieve will create those avenues to success.

School Contact Information

GEMS World Academy, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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    Dr Saima Rana
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Extra Curricular Activities

GEMS World Academy – Dubai has a comprehensive and active enrichment programme with the range of activities provided ensuring there is something to inspire and enrich every child, no matter whether they are sporty, musical, dramatic, thoughtful, competitive, curious, caring or creative. Students of all ages are encouraged to sign up to enrichment activities that excite and challenge them. The programme is diverse and offers opportunities across a multitude of disciplines including music, performing arts, sport, science, languages and public speaking.

Our enrichment opportunities can be divided into categories including: Clubs and Committees, Performing and Expressive Arts, Sports, Languages, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Impact, Trips and Events and the Genius Method: Leadership and Volunteering. We provide opportunities over the course of all three terms per academic year, with some clubs offered yearly and others termly. There is no charge for the vast majority of enrichment opportunities however some may involve a fee for additional costs, to cover specialist materials or external tuition (e.g. skiing and golf).

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