Why The Academy?

GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail is a special place. Recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the British Schools Overseas Inspectorate, we are a fully inclusive, community-oriented school that provides pathways for all learners. Our broad and balanced curriculum offering, state-of-the-art facilities, unrelenting focus on academic achievement, outstanding teachers, and a futures driven innovation curriculum, are just some of the reasons why we provide unmatched opportunities for students.

The Academy Difference

  • A Premium British Curriculum School in the heart of the Dubai Hills Community

  • Unique Post-16 offering and new pathways for our Year 12 students. BTEC courses in Sport, Performing Arts, Information Technology, Biomedical Science and Business, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

  • An aspirational multi-cultural learning community which embraces the use of world-class facilities and specialist teaching

  • A truly inclusive educational ethos which values the strengths, talents and interests of every student

  • Guaranteed small class sizes from Nursery through to Year 13

  • An extensive offer of enrichment activities both within and beyond the curriculum

  • An exciting and engaging extended care programme for our FS1 pupils which builds on the key skills that form the foundations of child development.

  • Small A-Level teaching groups, purpose-built Sixth Form Centre and stimulating Core Enrichment Programme. We have an extensive careers and university programme in school with a unique Careers hub, which allows Year 12 students to explore future pathways throughout their time here at the Academy.

Facilities at WEK 

Reasons to Choose The Academy