The International Baccalaureate Programme 

Why IB?

The International Baccalaureate® offers an education for students aged 3 - 19 and aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.

The IB comprises of four programs that focus on teaching students to think critically and independently, and how to inquire with care and logic. The IB prepares students to succeed in a world where facts and fiction merge in the news, and where asking the right questions is a crucial skill that will allow them to flourish long after they’ve left the programs.

These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners.

We are an IB World School

Fully authorized to offer IB Primary Years Programme, IB Middle Years Programme and IB Diploma Programme

GEMS International School Al Khail is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.

As an IB World School, we are fully authorized  to offer the Primary Years Programme  (PYP), the Middle Years  Programme (MYP) and the IB Diploma Programme (DP). We are part of a global community of schools that share a common philosophy – a commitment to high quality, challenging international education.  

Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four programs: the PYP, the MYP, the DP or the IB Career-related Programme (CP).

Our Head of School/CEO, Simon Herbert, on

Education Philosophy, School Vision & the IB

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Explore Our IB Programmes