Welcome to GEMS World Academy - Abu Dhabi, Al Reem Island
A PREMIUM IB & BRITISH CURRICULUM SCHOOL
Open to children from FS1 to Year 9, 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.
A World of Learning
High Performance Learning is embedded into the curriculum
A World of Sport
We offer opportunities for our entire community to lead active, healthy lives
A World of Innovation
Our state-of-the-art innovation studio...
A World of Pathways
By teaching the International Baccalaureate underpinned by the National Curriculum for England...
Tour our Brand-New Campus on Al Reem Island!
Learning at WAA
Early Years Foundation StageThe early years of school gives your child new experiences & sets the foundation for all their future learning.
Primary Years Programme (PYP)The PYP is a holistic approach to framework design & places the child at the centre of the learning process to meet the personal, social, emotional & physical needs of the whole child.
Middle Years CurriculumThe MYC encourages learners aged 11 to 16 to make practical connections between their studies & the real world, preparing them for significant success in further study and in life.
Brand-New, World-Class Facilities
- Music rooms
- Practice studios
- Art rooms
- Activity rooms
- Extensive library
- Arabic and Islamic Education learning spaces
- Canteen and dining area
- Book shop
- Uniform shop
- Prayer rooms
- Parent café
- Indoor play area
- Outdoor play area
- Six-court multipurpose hall with audiovisual equipment and a stage
- Football pitch
- A 25-metre, six-lane swimming pool
- A learner pool
- Performing Arts studio
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
- Science labs suitable for chemistry, physics and biology
- Innovation studio (Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality)
- State of Art Network Technology including a Secure Wireless Network