Welcome to GEMS Westminster School - Sharjah

Based upon the highly successful Westminster School in Dubai

The GEMS Westminster School, Sharjah follows the internationally recognised British Curriculum and prepare its students to take the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level and A Level Examinations of the Universities of Cambridge and London (UK).

From the Head of School

Ms. Valerie Thompson
Since opening our doors in October 2012, we have welcomed thousands of international students, creating a rich and exciting cultural mix of young people. This gives GEMS Westminster School - Sharjah a special international ambiance and a home from home feeling.


  • Key Stage 1

    Our Key Stage 1 (Junior Section) covers KG1 -G1.

  • Key Stage 2

    Our Key Stage 2 (Primary Section) covers Grades 2 - 5.

  • Key Stage 3 & 4

    Our Key Stages 3 and 4 (Secondary Section) covers Grades 6 - 10.

  • Key Stage 5

    Our Key Stage 5 covers Grades 11 - 12.


Read Our Innovation Times Magazine

A termly magazine created by our secondary students.

Latest Magazine - July 10, 2020




Hear What Our Parents Have to Say

  • WSS is the best educational institution and my child loves the school. We as parents are satisfied with the efforts of the school management. Academically a very strong school. Teachers are very supportive and they take it upon themselves and make sure that the student is fully capable and have learned well the topic well.


    Mr. Muhammad Sheikh

    Parent of Muhammad Momin Sheikh, from Grade 4

  • I’m one of the first parents of WSS and I have an amazing experience with the GEMS, school management and teachers. I would highly recommend WSS because I like the tolerance, respect, guidance and patience provided by the heads, teachers and staff. With the current situation of remote learning teachers are putting so much effort in teaching the concepts to the students...


    Mr. Umer Mohammad Munir

    Parent of Hamad Mohammad Umer, from Grade 7

  • Our 7 years journey at WSS has just been a stepping stone time and time again towards growth and achievements. 2020 affecting everyone globally yet WSS stood strong & held the children with such confidence & once again never let the children lower their inner strengths...


    Mr. and Mrs. Nawab Khan

    Parents of Aadil Nawab Khan, from Grade 9

Life at GEMS Westminster School - Sharjah