GEMS Wesgreen Sharjah adds forest school and STEM labs to its campus

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A new dedicated sixth form area is also part of the expansion project 

Dubai, June 20, 2023: Students at GEMS Wesgreen International School – Sharjah (WGP) will soon be benefitting from significantly enriched educational experiences because of a major facility expansion set to be completed in time for the start of the new academic year. 

Enhancements include a new forest school that will promote sustainability and environmental awareness, cultivating in students a deep appreciation for the planet and allowing them to immerse themselves in hands-on experiential learning. 

Students will have every opportunity to explore, connect, and thrive in a natural outdoor setting, all the while developing vital life skills, resilience and a love for the environment. 

A new dedicated sixth form area is also part of the expansion project, designed to provide a stimulating and supportive learning environment that empowers students to excel academically and personally. 

WGP’s comprehensive sixth form programme features a range of courses, including engineering, technology and gaming, enabling students to pursue their passions and expand their knowledge in these exciting fields, while preparing them to excel in a long list of potential related careers. 

As part of its growth plan, WGP is also introducing cutting-edge labs that will unleash the power of STEM education for all members of the school community. These advanced labs will provide an immersive and dynamic learning environment equipped with state-of-the-art technology and resources. Students will actively participate in coding, robotics, and scientific experimentation, fostering critical thinking, problem-solving and collaboration skills. 

James McDonald, Principal/CEO of GEMS Wesgreen International School – Sharjah, says, “Setting a benchmark for educational excellence in the emirate of Sharjah, we are committed to creating a nurturing and holistic learning environment that facilitates the all-round development of students. 

“By consistently pushing the boundaries of distinction, implementing innovative teaching methods, and fostering an enriching learning environment through our latest remarkable expansion, GEMS Wesgreen will continue to drive positive change and prepare students to thrive in an ever-evolving world.”