Welcome message from the Principal

Mr. Kingston Gilbert


Curriculum: English

Aims: The Westminster School, part of the GEMS network, is one of the largest international schools in the GCC region offering a British curriculum to over 72 different nationalities. It is a place of inspiration, aspiration and innovation based on the GEMS core values of the urgent belief that improving education is the key to shaping a sustainable future for ourselves and those around us.

Our School Vision: ……Striving to integrate Excellence……. Beyond Borders!

Our vision is of creating and engaging learning communities where students, parents, teachers, and administrators are all empowered to transform education to suit the needs of ever changing generations!

We provide not just the vision for this new world of learning but the real-world information and community connections to make it a reality.

EDUCATIONAL VISION IN MOTION: The Westminster School is dedicated to making that difference in Education as the GEMS core values permeates every aspect of School life. We believe in GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP by celebrating diversity and building communities; We believe that GROWING BY LEARNING and continuous learning is the fuel for continual growth; We believe that by PERUSING EXCELLENCE great isn’t just good enough; We believe that LEADING THROUGH INNOVATION is what would lead our youth to a brilliant future!

Our Mission: One Team, One Vision, One Mission: Small Changes Significant Impact!

At The Westminster School, we are committed to Inclusion and we are in line with the Federal Law 29 (2006) and Law no 2 (2014) regarding the education and outcomes of individuals with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. We incorporate the UAE Inclusive Education Policy framework (Dubai Inclusive Education Policy Framework (2017))and provide equal opportunities to all learners, whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, impairment, attainment and background.

The Westminster has a very enriched environment encouraging academic, social-emotional learning, and foster the spirit of enquiry, encouraging equally creative and critical thinking.

A space where imagination in art and innovation is not the exception; a place where learners develop 21st-century skills, especially those of communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity.

The Westminster School has a successful academic track record with a Global Alumni in universities all over the world.You are welcome to visit our school and get better acquainted with our staff, students and the school itself. However, if this is not possible take a tour of our website - 

gemsws-ghusais.com and enjoy!


Kingston Gilbert

Principal, The Westminster School