GEMS World Academy

GEMS World Academy - Dubai (GWA) is a PreK to Grade 12 international school for young world citizens that benefit from an education beyond any single national curriculum. Established in 2008, GWA currently hosts over 2000 students from over 90 nationalities in a 21st century.

learning environment. Students have access to a broad range of learning experiences facilitated by a multicultural and multilingual international staff of educators including a team of EAL and
SEN support teachers and Teaching Assistants in all classrooms Pre K - Grade 5.

GWA is authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to offer three IB programs - the Primary Years Program, Middle Years Program and Diploma Program - to students aged 3-18. The IB Learner Profile and GEMS Core Values shape our character expectations as we aim to develop international mindedness in all members of our community.


GWA is also a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and was accredited during the 2012-2013 school year as yet another mark of a quality. The large campus offers space for a variety of facilities including a 400m rubberized athletics track, tennis courts, 50m Olympic-sized swimming pool, 600+ seat auditorium, green-screen room, recording studio and our very own 3D planetarium

Fact Sheet

Primary Contact: Samina Mushtaq

Primary Contact Email:

Head: Stuart Walker

School Address Al Barsha South Dubai 
United Arab Emirates

Phone Number: +971 (0) 4 373-6373


Student Age Range: Youngest Student 3

Student Age Range: Oldest Student 17

Class Size Range: Smallest Class 15 Students

Class Size Range: Largest Class 20 Students

Curriculum: International Baccalaurate (IB)

Annual Fee Range

AED 62,176 - AED 107,928