Gems Wellington Academy, Dubai

Gems Wellington Academy, Dubai

About Gems Wellington Academy, Dubai

Gems Wellington Academy, Al Khail, Dubai, was founded in 2013 and established in Dubai Hills Estate. The school follows the British Curriculum, which focuses on the educational practices that help develop the student at each stage. Gems accepts students from Nursery, Foundation stage to Class Year 12. It is a part of the GEMS Education Group to provide quality education.

The students are taught to excel in their studies and encouraged to participate in other co-curricular activities to represent the school. Alumni from the school have marked their places in global competitions and universities showcasing global leadership.

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In Brief

School Details

Grading System at Gems Wellington Academy

Specifications of Gems Wellington Academy have been mentioned below for your reference:

SECTION

YEAR

Foundation stage

FS1 & FS2

Primary School 

Year 1 – Year 6

Secondary School 

Year 7 – Year 11

Sixth Form (Post 16)

Year 12 & Year 13

  • The learning program at GWA is divided into five parts - Stage 1 and 2, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. 
  • Education starts from FS1 and FS2. 
  • Key Stage 1 consists of classes of years 1 and 2.
  • Key Stage 2 is a diligently crafted four-year programme from years 3-6.
  • Key Stage 3 is the secondary stage. 
  • Key Stage 4 consists of years 10 and 11.
  • The school has recently opened a sixth form for years 12 and 13.

Syllabus of Gems Wellington Academy

The GEMs Wellington Academy follows the British Curriculum, and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum is taught in the Foundation Stage.

KEY STAGE 1: YEARS 1 AND 2

This is an early age where the children develop in terms of creativity, intelligence and confidence. The British Curriculum allows high-end educators to help unlock these abilities in students infusing ICT.

KEY STAGE 2: YEARS 3-6

The four-year programme of Key Stage 2 helps build confidence, communication and public speaking skills. Focus is put towards developing deep-thinkers, risk-takers and great communicators. 

The following table showcases the areas focused throughout Key Stages 1 and 2:

Focus Points of Key Stages 1 & 2

Personal, Social and Health Education

History

Design and Technology

Geography

English

Mathematics

Science

Arabic Language

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Modern Foreign Languages- French

Physical Education (PE)

Art and Design

Music

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KEY STAGE 3: YEARS 7-9

This stage focuses on creating a balanced, engaging and holistic syllabus that helps the students grow. Encouraging the students to think, innovate and find solutions to problems to develop a flexible character to face any challenge.

The subjects of focus include: 

Focus Points of Key Stage 3

Physics

Arabic

History

Drama

Music

Physical Education

Art

Spanish

Design Technology

French

Islamic Studies

Social Studies

Geography

English

Computing

Mathematics

Biology

Chemistry

KEY STAGE 4: YEARS 10-11

The students get to choose among four supplementary source subjects at the IGCSE and GCSE levels. Career advice, cross-curricular learning and entrepreneurship classes are provided during the secondary stage. Many artistic, creative, cultural and sports events and competitions occur during the learning stage.

Media Studies

Photography

Economics

Drama

French

Music

Art

History

Film Studies

Physical Education

Spanish

Design Technology - Textiles

Geography

Psychology

Design Technology - Product Design

Business Studies

The core and mandatory subjects and points to focus on are mentioned below in a tabular form -

Focus Points of Key Stage 4

Biology

English

Chemistry

Physical Education

Physics

Social Studies

Islamic Studies (for Muslim students)

Mathematics 

Admission and Fees

How to Apply for Gems Wellington Academy and the Step-by-Step Process

Follow the steps mentioned below to take admission at Gems Wellington Academy – 

Step 1: Online Application 

The parents must fill out the online application on the official website with a registration fee of AED 500.  

Step 2: Documents Required 

  • Birth certificate
  • A passport copy of the student
  • A visa copy of the student
  • Emirates ID card of the student (both sides)
  • Two recent passport-size photographs of student
  • Vaccination report copy
  • Recent school report/nursery (previous 2 years copy)
  • Medical declaration and mandatory information forms (see medical)
  • Sponsor’s passport copy
  • Sponsor’s visa copy
  • Sponsor’s Emirates ID copy
  • Transfer letter (Candidates with a successful offer must submit a transfer certificate from the previous school). The transfer letter typed and signed by the principal must be on the official school letterhead bearing the official stamp.

All TCs must be signed and attested by the following (excluding the ones from Australia, New Zealand, USA, UAE, Canada and Europe)--

  • The Ministry of Education
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • The UAE Embassy
  • Attestation from the Ministry of Education is required only for GCC countries

The age requirements of the school are mentioned below in a tabular form- 

  1. FS1/Pre KG
  2. Year 2/Grade 1

YEAR

AGE BY 31ST AUGUST

FS 1

3 Years

FS 2

4 Years

Year 1

5 Years

Year 2

6 Years

Year 3

7 Years

Year 4

8 Years

Year 5

9 Years

Year 6

10 Years

Year 7

11 Years

Year 8

12 Years

Year 9

13 Years

Year 10

14 Years

Year 11

15 Years

Year 12

16 Years

Year 13

17 Years

Fee Structure of Gems Wellington Academy

The fee structure of Gems Wellington has been tabulated below for your consideration:

YEAR

ANNUAL FEE IN AED

Nursery

49,440

FS1

45,259

FS2 – Year 6

57,006

Year 7 – Year 9

78,601

Year 10 – Year 11

88,446

Year 12 – Year 13

89,476

Modes of payment: Cheque, Cash and Online Payment

New student application fees: AED 525

Bank Details For Fee Payment: 

Account name: PSI GEMS Wellington Academy

Bank name: Mashreq Bank

Branch Name: Al-Raqqa Street Branch

Account number: 01900000184

IBAN: AE910330000019000001848

Swift Code: BOMLEAD

*Things to keep in mind: 

  • The payment is only refundable if there is no place available at Gems Wellington Academy for the student. (This will only happen if the registration is not forwarded for the academic year).
  • In cases of personal withdrawal,  there will be no refund initiated. 
  • No deduction from total tuition fees if the student except the offered place. 
  • There are fee discounts at Gems  Wellington Academy for the 3rd and 4th siblings of an existing student.

School Facilities

Transportation Facility at Gems Wellington Academy

It is important for any school to provide a secure and trustable mode of conveyance. The yearly fee for two-way bus transportation is as delineated below:

AREA

ANNUAL TRANSPORT FEE IN AED

Al Barsha South, Al Khail, Al Quoz, Dubai Hills

7800

Al Barsha 1, Al Barsha 2, Al Barsha 3, Al Safa, Al

7800

Sufouh, Al Wasl, Arabian Ranches, Arabian

7800

Ranches 2, Business Bay, Damac Hills, Down

                                 7800

Town, Dubai Marina, Hayat Townhouses, IMPZ,

7800

Jumeirah 2, Jumeirah 3, Jumeirah Beach

7800

Residence, Jumeirah Golf Estate, Jumeirah

7800

Islands, Jumeirah Park

8200

Jumeirah Village Circle,

8200

Jumeirah Village Triangle, Layan Community,

8200

Meadows, Media City, Meydan, Motor City,

8200

Mudon, Remraam, Sports City, Springs, Studio

8200

City, Sustainable City, Tecom, The Greens, The

8200

Lakes, Trade Centre, Umm Suqeim 1, Umm

8200

Suqeim 2, Umm Suqeim 3

8200

Al Bada, Festival City, Jafliya, Jumeirah 1,

8200

Jumeirah Lake Towers, Karama, Nad Al Sheba,

8200

Oud Metha, Palm Jumeirah, Ras Al Khor, Satwa,

8200

Zabeel

8600

Al Furjan, Al Garhoud, Al Mamzar, Al Mira, Al

8600

Shaab, Al Warqa’a 1, Al Warqa’a 2, Bur Dubai,

8600

Deira, Discovery Gardens, Dubai Investment

8600

Park 1, Dubai Investment Park 2, Dubai Silicon

8600

Oasis

8900

Ewan Residence, Falcon City, Green

8900

Community, Hamriya, Hor Al Anz, International

8900

City, Jebel Ali, Nad Al Hammar, Rashidiya, Sky

8900

Courts, The Gardens, The Villa, Town Square

8900

Al Mizhar, Al Qusais, Lulu Village, Mirdif,

8900

Muhaisnah

9200

Sports Facilities at Gems Wellington Academy

Gems Wellington Academy offers an interactive and encourages a healthy lifestyle among students. Several sports facilities are provided on the premises, which include a 25 m competition swimming pool, two large indoor sports halls, a separate swimming pool for foundation state students, a three-level gym, a covered play area, a tennis court, full-size football and rugby pitch,  netball Court,  and a practice swimming pool. The school believes in offering world-class sports facilities that will help encourage students to participate in sports. 

Contact Details

Phone no: +971-4-512-9100

E-mail ID: [email protected]

Website: https://www.gemswellingtonacademy-alkhail.com/en/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GEMSWellingtonAcademy.AlKhail.Dubai/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gems_wek/?hl=en

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What are the specific hours or time slots during which the school operates?

The school begins at 7:50 am and ends at 3:10 pm.

2. Does the school organise extracurricular activities after regular school hours?

Yes, the school offers many weekly co-curricular activities, including dance and drama, English intervention, Hamilton aquatic, Mayhem math, handwriting, ITC, phonic robotic activity, jewellery making, robotics, Arabic language, Go Ju Kai and many more.

3. What is the total number of grade levels or academic years in the school?

The school operates from Pre-KG to Year 12 grade level. 

4. What is the current enrollment count of students in the school?

There are approximately 2,150 students on campus.

5. How many different nationalities are currently represented among the student body?

Most of the students at Gems Wellington Academy are Emiratis.

6. What is the format of the academic calendar of Gems Wellington Academy?

The academic year starts in August and ends in July of next year.

7. What is the range of tuition fees Gems Wellington Academy charges?

The school fee range of Gems Wellington Academy is AED 43,941- AED 86,760.

8. Does the school have a cafeteria or canteen facility available within the campus?

Yes, there is a large canteen on the school grounds which offers several lunch and snack options.

9. Does the school host holiday camps during winter, spring, or summer breaks?

The Gems Wellington Academy does not host holiday camps. However, they organise enjoyable and educational field trips for their students annually.

10. What is the current number of teachers employed at the school?

There are 157 teachers and 107 teaching assistants in the school.

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