GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail improves rating to
‘Very Good’ in KHDA DSIB 2019-20 school inspections
School recorded significant improvements in 31 areas and is among only a handful of schools that have increased their DSIB rating this year
Dubai, UAE: GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail has been awarded a ‘Very Good’ rating in the latest KHDA DSIB inspections, further strengthening its credentials as a premium school offering the National Curriculum for England and world-class facilities, part of the outstanding GEMS Wellington family of schools.
GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail was praised in the DSIB inspection report for its special emphasis on offering ‘outstanding care and support for students, and reinforcing positive behaviour characteristics, which is central to the school’s policy’.
Pivotal to the school’s successes and students’ outstanding achievement is the inspirational and dynamic management team, which was applauded in the report for upholding ‘outstanding partnerships with parents’.
Neil Matthews, Executive Principal and CEO, GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail, said: “We are delighted to be certified by the KHDA in its latest DSIB report as a ‘Very Good’ school. The inspections praised our school for its inclusivity, and the concerted efforts of all our students, teachers, faculty members and parents have been instrumental in this achievement. We are committed to maintaining our high-quality professional development opportunities, with premium teaching and development for all students. This determination has led to our continuously improving performance over time.”
The report cited measurable improvements in English, science and maths attainment, and improving systems of self-evaluation and their positive impact on the quality of teaching and student outcomes. It also pointed to the outstanding attitude of GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail students towards work and their ability to manage their own behaviour.
The DSIB inspection results reflect the commitment of GEMS Education to deliver the UAE National Agenda 2021 to further elevate the quality of education in Dubai.
About GEMS Education
GEMS Education is one of the world’s oldest and largest K-12 private education providers. It is a highly regarded choice for quality private education in the Middle East and North Africa region. As a company founded in the UAE in 1959, it holds an unparalleled track record of providing diverse curricula and educational choices to all socio-economic means. GEMS Education now owns and operates 66 schools and educates over 130,000 students in the MENA region; and through its growing network of schools as well as charitable contributions is fulfilling the founder’s vision of putting a quality education within the reach of every child.
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