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The World Academy

King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia

A very warm welcome to The World Academy, a modern flagship school which is set to become the model for a 21st century education. As one of the best international school’s in Saudi Arabia, The World Academy is committed to putting the building blocks in place to turn all our students into life long learners by delivering the highest standard of academic and extra-curricular education.

Located in King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia, we welcome students from preschool to grade 10, with plans to grow the school with our students to grade 12 in successive years.

Whilst academic excellence is the primary goal of every GEMS school, The World Academy also fosters a sense of community amongst our students, teaching staff and parents, which helps to transform all our young learners into highly valued members of the local and global community.

Our team of outstanding teachers and educators take great pride in teaching a diverse student population of students from around the world. This international outlook is reflected by a curriculum that’s based on the International Baccalaureate’s core standards, combined with best practice research which is underpinned by Saudi Arabia’s cultural values.

Lessons at the World Academy are delivered in English, and the core programme emphasises the importance of reading, language, art, mathematics, science, social studies and the Arabic languages for native and non-native speakers.

As the flagship school of King Abdullah Economic City, The World Academy incorporates the very best facilities for the benefit of all our students. This includes: art and music suites; integrated technology across the curriculum; a multimedia performing arts theatre; multipurpose halls for sports and assemblies; football field and sprint track; swimming pool and games rooms.

With such an excellent range of facilities we like to keep all our students on their toes with an extensive after-school activities program. All students are encouraged to participate and parents are always welcome as spectators!

To learn more about this flagship international school in King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia, please follow the links below.





PO Box 8299, Kindom of Saudi Arabia, 21482

Telephone: +966 0 554712325

Email: registrar_wak@gemsedu.com

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