BritishIB Elementary through to IB Diploma
IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), Cambridge curriculum in Secondary School with International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and IB Diploma Programme (DP)
RWA is an IB World School and is a regular member of the Council of International School (CIS) and a Cambridge International Examination Board Centre (CIE). The rigour of the Cambridge IGCSE and IB Diploma Programmes challenges students to meet internationally recognised standards in academic achievement while preparing them for the higher education and the knowledge economy. Students graduate from RWA with a broadened world-view and the mental agility to pursue their dreams in an ever-changing global landscape.
The school website says:
At Raffles World Academy (RWA), we take our responsibility for the education, care and welfare of each child very seriously as we help establish the cornerstones that support the growth of lifelong learners, and positive and productive contributors to the communities they live in. With students and staff from all over the world comprising of over 100 different nationalities, we have a truly international mix. All our academic staff is vastly experienced, highly qualified and extensively trained.
At Raffles World Academy (RWA), we provide enhanced learning opportunities in a dynamic learning environment. Support programmes are directed towards those seeking to develop English as an Additional Language (EAL) as well as students with special needs (SEN) and gifted & talented students. To enable all-round development of our students, we even go beyond the realm of education by laying emphasis on sports, languages as well as arts and culture. Additionally, we impart a regional focus to education through strong Arabic A, Arabic B and Islamic Studies programmes. Raffles World Academy was recently awarded the Green Flag status by the Eco-schools programme owing to our affinity with eco-friendly initiatives. Graduates from Raffles World Academy are accepted into universities worldwide.
The school is located in Umm Suquim, Jumeirah Area.
From Jumeirah Beach Road, turn right at Emirates Bank (directly opposite the Burj Al Arab), take first left, and then second right.
From Al Wasl Road, turn in at the road (opposite the ENOC station), turn right before King’s Dubai School and Aswaaq, turn left at the mosque, and you will see the school on your right.
Who runs the school?
The school is managed by the Innoventures Education group.
Is this a non-profit school?
No, it is not. The school is run by the Innoventures Education Group.
What facilities does it offer?
Each Raffles World Academy covers a total area of over 30,000 square metres, with ample capacity for up to 1,850 students. The vast premise houses not just world-class learning facilities but also sporting and recreational facilities. These include:
- Classrooms equipped with latest instructional
audio-visual facilities (LCD projector/visualiser/
- Tutorial rooms
- Art rooms
- Dance studio
- Music rooms
- Science laboratories
- Computer laboratories
- Soccer field
- Swimming pools
- Sports hall
- Basketball courts
- Badminton courts
- Tennis courts
- Prayer rooms with ablution facilities
Students can enjoy open and spacious classrooms and at the same time, use educational tools such as projectors and computer clusters provided to enhance their learning process.
As Raffles World Academy cater to international students, we serve a wide range of balanced meals to suit different tastes, in our full cafeteria-type dining facility
24-hour Security Guard
We have security guards on duty 24 hrs in the school compound. No trespassers are allowed. All visitors who enter the school compound must produce their identification and get a Visitors’ Pass from the Guards Office.
Closed-circuit television (CCTV) is the use of television cameras to transmit a signal to a specific, limited set of monitors. CCTV is used for surveillance to ensure the safety of our students and staff.
What is the school’s philosophy?
At Raffles World Academy (RWA), we are committed to excellence in education by striving to provide each student with opportunities to reach their full potential as lifelong learners in a holistic, challenging and supportive learning environment that will ultimately prepare them to play an active and responsible role as global citizens in a multicultural world.
|Welcome to Raffles World Academy (formerly known as Raffles International School -West Campus). We thank you for considering our school for the education of your child.RWA attracts students from all over the world from many different curricula. Our main admissions intake is at the start of the Academic year in September, however we have an on-going admissions policy and we admit students throughout the year dependent on availability of places.We accept students from any nationality and from any curriculum who are able to demonstrate that they have the ability to successfully access the IB curriculum and who will contribute in a positive way to our school..Our programmes meet the needs of students who fall within the normal range of abilities. We have limited learning support resources within the school.If you are interested in applying to our school please complete an Online Application formRaffles World Academy is a 12 grade system, please read our Year/Grade Group equivalencyinformation before completing the application Form.Our Admissions Office is located on the premises of Raffles World Academy.
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