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GEMS Westminster School Sharjah

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GEMS Westminster School Sharjah

School name GEMS Westminster School Sharjah
Type of institute private K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality Arabic, Islamic, UK
Qualifications or Courses IGCSE, AS, A-Level
Head of school Valerie Thompson (Principal)
Executive body or owner GEMS Education
Date founded September 2012
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Al Moweilah, Muweilah, Muwaileh - location map
Postal address PO Box 150321, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone +971-6-5426323
Fax +971-2-5426324
Email registrar_wss@gemsedu.com
Website www.gemswestminsterschool-sharjah.com
School fees structure 12,000-18,000 dhs per year (2013-2014)
Teacher salary range 2,700 - 4,700 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3 stars from 30 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 8 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
2 stars from 9 votes.    

GEMS Westminster School Sharjah admissions, reviews, notes

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GEMS Westminster School Sharjah tuition fee structure and information
Grade/Year FS1 FS2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2013-2014 12,000 12,000 14,000 14,000 14,000 14,000 14,000 14,000 16,000 16,000 18,000        
Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-2013 12,000 12,000 14,000 14,000 14,000 14,000 14,000 14,000                                                                             
  • 2014-2015 tuition fees unchanged from 2013-2014? Or not yet updated on website.
  • 2013-2014 admission registration fee AED 500.
  • British curriculum to be followed (when school opens for higher grades) - International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level and A Level Examinations of the Universities of Cambridge and London (UK).
  • Mobile number is +971-55-3910737.
  • FB page at facebook.com/gemswestminsterschool.sharjah.
  • Location is near the Our Own English High School Sharjah - Boys in Muweileh district.
02 October 2012
  • School opening date is Tuesday 02 October 2012 for all students.
13 September 2012
  • The Westminster School Sharjah has not yet opened. A statement on TWS Sharjah website says "We are extremely disappointed that we were unable to open our school as scheduled and apologise for any inconvenience caused. We are still waiting for the necessary approvals from the authorities which could take a couple more weeks but we hope to have the matter resolved before then. Please contact the school for more information."
  • Head of school is Valerie Thompson (Principal), was previously head of Al Khaleej National School.
10 April 2012 review
  • GEMS Westminster School in Sharjah is a new international school planned by the GEMS Education group, modeled on the GEMS Westminster School in Dubai.
  • GWS-Sharjah will initially open as a primary school with expansion to secondary school in later years.
  • Opening date is expected to be August or September 2012 according to teaching vacancy and job advertisements for positions at the new school (not confirmed).


Last update 08 November 2014
General comments - might not apply to GEMS Westminster School Sharjah
  • Many popular schools are full for 2018-2019. New schools in Sharjah might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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