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Wellington International School in Dubai

School name Wellington International School
Type of institute private profit-making K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality UK
Qualifications or Courses IB, AS / A-level, I/GCSE
Head of school Keith Miller (Principal and CEO)
Executive body or owner GEMS Education / Varkey Group
Date founded September 2005
Number of students (approx) 2300
Number of staff (approx) 130
School area, location map Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Sufouh - location map
Postal address PO Box 37486, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-3484999
Fax +971-4-3486595
Email registrar@wisdubai.sch.ae
Website www.wellingtoninternationalschool.com
School fees structure 35,244-76,675 dhs per year (2012-2013)
Teacher salary range 7,900 - 20,100 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 194 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 32 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 65 votes.    
KHDA school inspection report ratings
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
good outstanding outstanding outstanding

Wellington International School admissions, reviews, notes

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GEMS Wellington International School tuition fee structure and general information
Grade/Year FS1 FS2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Annual fees (AED) 2013-2014                              
Annual fees (AED) 2012-2013 35,244 44,391 44,391 44,391 44,391 44,391 44,391 44,391 61,207 61,207 61,207 68,874 68,874 76,675 76,675
Annual fees (AED) 2011-2012                              
Annual fees (AED) 2010-2011 33,249 41,878 41,878 41,878 41,878 41,878 41,878 41,878 57,742 57,742 57,742 64,975 64,975 72,335 72,335
Annual fees (AED) 2009-2010 33,249 41,878 41,878 41,878 41,878 41,878 41,878 41,878 57,742 57,742 57,742 64,975 64,975 72,335 72,335
Annual fees (AED) 2008-2009 29,687 37,391 37,391 37,391 37,391 37,391 37,391 37,391 51,555 51,555 51,555 58,013 58,013 64,585 64,585
Annual fees (AED) 2007-2008 29,687 37,391 37,391 37,391 37,391 37,391 37,391 37,391 51,555 51,555 51,555 58,013 58,013 64,585 64,585
Annual fees (AED) 2006-2007 26,200 33,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 33,000 45,500 45,500 45,500 51,200 51,200 57,000 57,000
  • 2013-2014 fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com. Registration fee AED 500 (non-refundable), admission fee AED 7,500 (non-refundable but deducted from first term fee payment). Bus transport (within Dubai) AED 6,100-8,100 return trips, AED 4,100-5,600 for one-way trips (if places available).
  • 2012-2013 - registration fee AED 500 (non-refundable but deducted off fees for first term?). Fees payable in three unequal instalments - most expensive is for term 1. Bus transportation fees AED 6,100-8,100 per annum return or AED 4,100-5,600 one way, depending on area. Bus transport operated by School Transport Services (STS).
  • 2011-2012 fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to education@dubaifaqs.com.
  • Location of WIS is on (or off) Sheikh Zayed Road in the Al Sufouh - Al Barsha area of Dubai.
12 September 2012
  • New head of GEMS Wellington International School is Keith Miller (Principal and CEO). Previous head was Mel Curtis (Principal / CEO).
31 May 2010
  • PBR Group is (or was, date was 27 May 2010 but no longer found on PBR website) advertising a secondary teaching job for an international school in Dubai offering English National Curriculum, IGCSE, A-levels, and IB Diploma Program, which appears to be Wellington International School (WIS), but not confirmed.
  • Salary and benefits package offered is:
    • Teaching salary of £16800 to £24672 per annum (about AED 90,000-130,000, or AED 7,500-10,800 per month). Or "up to £27k" which is about AED 144,000 pa, or AED 12,000 per month.
    • Other benefits stated are flight allowance, free accommodation, medical insurance, but further details not supplied.
03 May 2010
  • GEMS Wellington International School (GWIS) was awarded an Outstanding rating by the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB) for 2009-2010 according to a GEMS press release.
29 August 2009
07 June 2009
  • GEMS Wellington International School (GWIS / WIS) will offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma program from September 2009 for Year 12 and 13 students. GEMS announced today that the IB Organisation (IBO) has granted them approval to offer the course at WIS. The IBO website says approval was granted in April 2009.
  • Fees updated for 2009-2010 academic year, a 12% increase from AED 29,687-64,585 for 2008-2009.
  • Add AED 600 non-refundable registration fee.
09 May 2009
12 March 2009
  • WIS plans to offer International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in the Sixth Form from September 2009, subject to approval by the IB Organisation. IB inspectors attending school on 17 & 18 March 2009. A-Level will continue to be offered?
20 September 2008
  • Fees information updated, increase of 13.3%? Was AED 26,200-57,000 per year for 2006-2007.
  • WIS has no connection to the Wellington College Bahrain or Qatar that might be opening one day.
17 October 2006
  • Wellington International School (WIS) is a GEMS school - intended to be their flagship school according to them?
  • August 2006 - telephone number has recently been changed according to their website, old one was +971-4-3486575 (from searchme.ae)?
  • HRH Prince Michael of Kent is the patron of the school.
  • Head until September 2006 was Mr Chris Wright. Mr Geoff Turner has taken over (was previously principal of Jumeirah College - also a GEMS school).

Schools in the same area as Wellington International School

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Emirates International School Jumeirah   1991   +971-4-3489804   K-12  UK, US IB Diploma, IGCSE 30,140-63,870  EISJ reviews 
Horizon International School Dubai   September 2008   +971-4-3483314   K-10  UK 30,450-70,790  HISD reviews 
Kids First Medical Center      +971-4-3485437     Support Services Special Needs   
Kings School Dubai   September 2004   +971-4-3483939   primary  UK NC FS KS1 KS2 33,441-53,695   

 

Last update 05 August 2013
General comments - might not apply to Wellington International School
  • Many popular schools are full for 2017-2018. New schools in Dubai might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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