LEARNING REIMAGINED: Future-proofed, hyper-personalised, empowering 

At GEMS World Academy – Abu Dhabi we have reimagined learning to equip students with everything they need to lead successful lives filled with purpose and enterprise.

Currently welcoming children from FS1 to Year 10, we pride ourselves on fostering a warm learning environment where all students feel safe, happy and fulfilled.

Our advanced curricular approach enables our students to graduate as future-focused thinkers and empowered global citizens, ready to make their mark on the world stage.

Our education philosophy champions the diversity of our student body, while our approach is guided by a respect for each child’s uniqueness. We provide opportunity and choice at every stage, offering a truly personalised learning experience.

Come and experience learning reimagined. Book a school tour today.

A World of Learning

High Performance Learning is embedded into the curriculum

This is to ensure that we unlock the potential of each student, helping them to perform better while developing the attitudes and characteristics to flourish in an ever-changing world

A World of Sport

We offer opportunities for our entire community to lead active, healthy lives

This is courtesy of our brand-new facilities including two swimming pools and multiple indoor and outdoor spaces for games, sports and activities.

A World of Innovation

Our state-of-the-art innovation studio...

offers learners from as young as three years the opportunity to discover robotics, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D printing technologies

A World of Pathways

By teaching the International Baccalaureate underpinned by the National Curriculum for England...

We can offer all-important choice, with learners selecting from a host of qualifications to suit their interests and needs.


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

Kelvin Hornsby

Tour our Brand-New Campus on Al Reem Island!


Learning at WAA

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Brand-New, World-Class Facilities



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