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Touching Success as IB Class of ’24 Students at GEMS Wellington Academy Dubai Silicon Oasis Learn to Write Their Own (Extraordinarily Special) Stories

by Jon WestleyJuly 6, 2024

IB results 2024:  GEMS Wellington Academy Dubai Silicon Oasis. “Every child is different so we empower them to write their own future”

Results are in from GEMS Wellington Academy Dubai Silicon Oasis (WSO) – and the message is that treating each child as an individual with their own story, ambitions, potential, dreams, aspirations and hopes is central to an outstanding IB education.

Photograph of Sarah O Regan GEMS Wellington Academy DSO Dubai Silicon Oasis

Pictured: Sarah O’Regan GEMS Wellington Academy DSO Dubai Silicon Oasis

Sarah O’Regan, Principal/CEO, GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis told SchoolsCompared.com:

“We are so proud of our graduating class of 2024.

“Once again, WSO students have outperformed international benchmarks, and this is a result of their hard work and determination over the past two years.

“Post-16 study at WSO is something special and we’re delighted with these IBDP results as they demonstrate, once more, that students really can write their own story here.

“We look forward to celebrating these results as the students now move to universities all over the world for the next chapter.”

Matt James, Vice Principal and Head of Post-16, GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis continued:

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“Our results are an unbelievable success for WSO students – the best results the school has ever had, which is a testament to the hard work put in by the students and staff.

“It was a wonderful way to end the year by celebrating with our students this morning and, even better, to be able to send students off to some of the best universities all over the globe.

“Never before have we seen such a diverse group of university destinations, taking our students, quite literally, to every corner of the world!”

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Results at WSO 2023 – 2024

2024 2023
DP candidates 50 59
Candidates passing DP 45 54
DP pass rate 90% 92%
Mean total points 35 33
Percentage scoring 30+ 76% 69%
Percentage scoring 35+ 50% 34%
Percentage scoring 40+ 12% 10%

Top students at GEMS Wellington Academy Dubai Silicon Oasis

Student Result University destination(s) University course
Alesha A Majeed 40 UCL Sustainable Built Environments
Ariana A Majeed 40 University of Warwick Economics
Neo Narvis 42 Gap year  N/A
Vandana Subramanian 41 Boston University TBC
Kayden Tan Eustaquio 42 Brown University Mechanical Engineering and History (double major)

GEMS Education

GEMS is one of the oldest and largest K-12 private education providers in the world and a trusted and highly regarded choice for quality education in the Middle East and North Africa region. Founded in the UAE in 1959, GEMS Education holds an unparalleled track record of providing an outstanding education across diverse curricula, examination pathways and subject choices to children and young people of all socio-economic means.

GEMS Education IB Results 2024

Pictured: Sunny Varkey, Founder and guiding light of GEMS Education (Left) with Dr. Saima Rana, Group Chief Education Officer of GEMS Education (Right)

Having started with a single school run from a private home in Dubai, GEMS Education remains a family business. Its inspiring Founder, Sunny Varkey, and his son, Dino Varkey, Group Chief Executive Officer, are responsible for providing vision, insight, and strategy across the organisation.

Dino Varkey, CEO of GEMS Education, receiving the Top Schools Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education on behalf of the Varkey Family

Pictured: Dino Varkey, CEO of GEMS Education, receiving The Top Schools Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education in the United Arab Emirates on behalf of the Varkey Family

Both are deeply committed to the life chances of all GEMS students and play a hands-on, highly engaged role in ensuring that no GEMS child is ever left behind.

GEMS educates students from over 176 countries through its owned and managed schools globally. Every year, students graduating from GEMS schools progress to the world’s best universities. Over the past five years, GEMS students have been accepted into over 1,050 universities in 53 countries including all eight Ivy League universities in the US and all 24 Russell Group universities and colleges in the UK.

Further Information

Read our review of GEMS Wellington Academy Dubai Silicon Oasis

Learn about the phenomenal achievement in the Music and the Performing Arts at GEMS WSO

Visit the official web site of GEMS Wellington Academy Dubai Silicon Oasis

Learn about GEMS Education

Learn about the beautiful Varkey Foundation that seeks to put the whole world to right for underprivileged children with endless ambition and love – and unshakeable belief in the power of Education as a force for good.

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About The Author
Jon Westley
Jon Westley is the Editor of SchoolsCompared.com and WhichSchoolAdvisor.com UK. You can email him at jonathanwestley [at] schoolscompared.com

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