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Teaching and Learning

At WSO, we deliver outstanding research proven approaches to Teaching and Learning.

Our experienced teachers skillfully integrate adaptive teaching strategies, ensuring your child has tailored provision, support, stretch and challenge within their lessons.

GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis focuses on a holistic education that combines a wide range of academic, pastoral and extra curricula activities to provide innovative learning experiences fit for developing world ready learners.

Our Curriculum

We offer one of the widest variety of internationally recognised and accredited qualification programmes in the region, and develop individual talents through specialist academies in sports, performing arts, outdoor learning, modern foreign languages, and within the STEAM and Digital arenas.

Our programme outline is as follows:

  • The UK Early Years Foundation Stage (Including Nursery ages 2-5)
  • The National Curriculum for England (ages 5-13)
  • Internationally accredited UK based Qualification Pathways for GCSE & iGCSE (ages 14-16)
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma & Careers Related Programmes, A-Levels and BTEC pathways (ages 16-18)

High Performance Learning World Class School status

We are an accredited HPL World Class School, using the High Performance Learning philosophy and framework to provide enhanced teaching and learning. HPL World Class status indicates that we are one of the leading schools in the world.

The ethos of HPL mirrors WSO’s own belief in the benefits of developing each child’s individual values and skills. This means that we believe that all the students can be high performers, and we teach with these expectations in mind.

Using the research-based High Performance Learning approach developed by Professor Deborah Eyre, helps us to systematically build the cognitive competencies that lead a young person to thrive in school and later life. Through a combination of our curriculum and the HPL approach, we are able to raise the performance of every student. We embed the HPL philosophy throughout our school to create globally-minded enterprising learners, advanced performers, and accomplished leaders.

You can find out more about High Performance Learning at:

Helen Hurford, Academy Vice Principal of Teaching and Learning, says, “At WSO, our goal is always to provide our students with an exceptional level of education. Hence, we are delighted to have achieved World Class School status. This achievement is the result of significant, ongoing dedication throughout the school to provide students with an unparalleled quality of education. This award shows our commitment to ensuring that every single child at our school is given the very best possible chance to succeed, "



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