Welcome to GEMS World Academy - Abu Dhabi

A Premium IB & British Curriculum School in the heart of Al Reem Island

Open to children from FS1 to Year 8, we pride ourselves on fostering a warm and welcoming learning environment where all our students feel safe, happy and fulfilled.

Our dual curriculum is built on a strong foundation that combines the rigour of the British syllabus and the inquiry-based approach of the International Baccalaureate.

Our education philosophy champions the diversity of our student body to develop fully involved global citizens who are ready to excel in a rapidly changing world.
Our approach is guided by a respect for each child’s uniqueness, ensuring we provide a hyper-personalised and future-proofed education. 

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    Mission & Aims

    Our mission is to provide joyous and meaningful...

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    Designed to optimize each students’ learning experience.

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    Our School

    Inviting students from KG to Grade 5.

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    Offering a world-class education...

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    Education is about so much more than academic learning.

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    School Tours

    Join us to experience our small school with a big heart!

From the Principal/CEO

Kelvin Hornsby
Welcome to GEMS World Academy – Abu Dhabi (WAA), our premium IB and British curriculum school offering a trailblazing ‘world of pathways’.

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Our school team is prepared, trained and ready to welcome our students into our safe and inclusive school environments

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