I have found it a pleasure to come to work at Wesgreen each day. The supportive school family makes it a place that focuses on growing and learning together in a fun, dynamic environment. Students and staff are at the heart of the learning process which allows staff to make a difference in the lives of the students. There is a warm and friendly, welcoming atmosphere, which fosters a culture of confidence and respect amongst the faculty. This creates a positive learning journey for staff as well as students, allowing us to reflect on our achievements and accomplishments with pride in the school. Staff feel empowered to not only promote academic excellence but to actively model a holistic approach to teaching, creating opportunities that make fantastic memories which students and staff don’t forget."
Being a GEMS Wesgreen teacher, allows me the freedom to unlock the creativity in students each day. Students can chart their own path by assessing their own learning and challenging themselves by choosing activities that caters for their ability. GEMS Wesgreen, takes pride in involving critical thinking as part of their lessons across all age groups, thus, preparing students to make good well-informed decisions across all aspects of life.
The school also values its staff members by showing gratitude. Having been chosen to be 1 of the 44 runners up for the Mariamma Varkey Award for ‘Inspirational and Outstanding Teaching at GEMS’, is an experience and an appreciation I will never forget!"
Working at Wesgreen really is different. The positive and jovial mood which is felt throughout the school cannot be forgotten. Everyday there is something to smile and joke about. This atmosphere has allowed me to grow and develop, year after year so that I can give the best to my children."
It has been a privilege to be part of the GEMS Wesgreen community for these last 2 years. If you are an aspiring teacher who is looking for a friendly and supportive environment in which to work, this is the place to be. I have not just matured more as a teacher while being here, but have also come to value the relationships I have built with others, in an environment where collaborative teaching and learning is encouraged.
Thank you Wesgreen for the tools you have equipped me with in making me the teacher I am today, and for allowing me to share in your many successes."
A wonderful blend of innovation and cultivation, Wesgreen offers its students and teachers the freedom to strive forwards and always feel like their voices and opinions are heard and respected. A warm, friendly atmosphere which offers a true sense of family and familiarity. A truly cohesive school unit which takes on each day together, finding new and exciting methods of delivering lessons in the modern world. Students and teachers alike, we leave each day better than when we arrived."
At Wesgreen, my colleagues quickly became my friends. They constantly inspire and support me to push myself to new levels as an educator. In my short time as part of the Wesgreen family, I’ve seen the school progress massively in all areas and it’s genuinely exciting to be a part of what comes next."
What Our Students Say
Wesgreen has helped me a lot throughout my academic years. Wesgreen offers exciting extracurricular activities such as WISMUN, the Business Fair, and the Science Fair. I served as the Assistant Director of IT for WISMUN, where I was able to experience a day in the life of an IT specialist. Additionally, Wesgreen promotes great campaigns such as the Wellbeing Committee and the Anti-Bullying Squad. I am proud to be a part of these campaigns, supporting fellow students and creating a happy and safe environment for learning. I am grateful for the opportunity to study at Wesgreen.
Some of my best years and moments were experienced growing up at Wesgreen. From playing football on the field to laughing together when feeling overwhelmed by schoolwork, most of the time, the best memories are made during the simplest of moments, like sitting around in the common room and talking with each other. A sense of brotherhood was built upon the years of being together at Wesgreen, and that is what school life is all about. Having a good brotherhood amongst your peers is the most important aspect of high school life.
I am beyond grateful for the amazing education and unforgettable memories that I have made at Wesgreen. I have made lifelong friends and built strong bonds with teachers, some of whom have been with me for several years. The many competitions and extracurricular activities that Wesgreen offers, such as the annual STEAM fair and WISMUN, have taught me the importance of hard work and determination. Wesgreen has helped me grow into the strong, independent, and compassionate leader that I am proud to be. I will forever be grateful for being a part of this remarkable institution.
Wesgreen has truly polished my characteristics as a person, a student, and a leader. My time at Wesgreen has brought me much joy. Here, I have made lifelong friendships and created memories that will last a lifetime. The immense amount of patience and support from my teachers is what makes me feel confident, whether it be in my academics or outside of school, that future success is within my reach. The academic year 2022-2023 was truly filled with great experiences that I will cherish forever.
Syed Shayaan Ahmed Hashmi
I joined Wesgreen in 2008, graduated in 2017 and I’m currently a final year Law student at Trinity College Dublin. My time at Wesgreen helped me really grow as a person. Besides offering a brilliant education, the staff placed a strong emphasis on leadership roles and extra-curricular activities that gave me many opportunities to enhance my interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills. My teachers were nothing but supportive especially in my final years when figuring out my career paths and navigating university applications. Without the help of my teachers I wouldn’t be where I am today. They truly want the best for their students. During my A levels I wanted to study subjects that were not usually offered. However, as soon as I expressed interest, accommodations were quickly made to ensure I studied the subjects I desired.
Head Boy - 2016
I started my educational journey at Wesgreen International School in September 2014 and graduated in June 2019. I spent this past academic year studying for my A-Levels in order to further my studies in Dublin, Ireland, focusing on engineering. I feel the guidance and knowledge that my teachers provided have led to me achieving the results I need to attract offers from leading universities in Ireland. The pinnacle of my secondary schooling would undoubtedly be the various leadership roles I have served in alongside many accomplished students. My time at Wesgreen has shown me how the core values of the school, promotes equal opportunity for students to express the best version of themselves. A strong emphasis is made on both the academic and extra-curricular aspects of student development, with countless opportunities to shine in events such as science fairs, business fairs, debates and MUN conferences. As a member of Wesgreen’s alumni, I hope to contribute towards the progress of current students to the best of my ability; and encourage present students to reach out to ex-students for any guidance or advice they may need.
Head Boy academic year 2018/2019
Wesgreen holds a very close place in my heart. I was challenged to develop and make decisions that I never thought I would be able to do with the support of my teachers. I participated in MUN conferences abroad, bake sales and more. There was always an opportunity to learn something apart from our regular academic work. Wesgreen promoted leadership roles and wanted every student to be involved. I feel like that motivation helped me improve my leadership skills. I am currently working as a student manager in my university’s computer department. I will be graduating in 2020/2021, and I owe it to the staff at Wesgreen International School for helping me realize that anything is possible when you put your mind to it. My favorite memory of Wesgreen was the small meetings that we used to have with Mr. Andy Cheung during form time. I could go on and on about the memories I have made, but I feel like the time I’ve spent in Wesgreen is a memory in itself.
Joined Wesgreen in 2011
In Wesgreen International School, growth is habitual, opportunity is plentiful, and the ambitious becomes the standard. With an incredibly lively, wonderful, and freeing inclusively supportive environment. Pupil’s needs are met with emphasis on academic education, social development, which provides freedom of expression in multiple facets through co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Wesgreen ingrains the fruitful attitude that 'work ensures success' through offering responsibilities and sculpting characteristics. Cementing the fact that working to achieve more is a staple of the student body, coupling with the fruitful relationships that bond to create the diverse community we know and love, Wesgreen is truly one of a kind.
Ahmad Al Khazali
My experience at Wesgreen International School has been positive in all aspects. As students, we are provided with an environment geared towards learning, but also one in which to develop into the best person we can be. This, coupled with the multitude of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, prepares all students with the tools to succeed in the wider world.
Ever since I first came to Wesgreen International School, I have been presented with countless opportunities that forced me to go outside of my comfort zone and develop as a person. They helped me understand more about myself and showed me what I am capable of. Wesgreen has forced me to evolve socially and mentally and has helped me become a better person.
Farhan Ali Mir
Hard work, persistence, perseverance, and a tenacious attitude towards achieving success are a few of the many things the school expects of its student body. With students possessing a consistent DC-like rhythm, except a gradient with infinity as it’s valued; opportunity is profuse, and support is at one's fingertips. This is what lays the solid foundations for the infrastructural build of the community at Wesgreen International School. A breeding ground for well-rounded individuals is fueled by teachers who provide perpetually overflowing assistance whenever it is required. Simply put, "Work Insures Success" is what Wesgreen International School and its community strictly abide by.
Wesgreen International School is where I found my voice and a community on which I could depend for support. My mentors and peers challenged me to aim for the stars and surpass my own goals. We found joy in supporting one another and challenging each other to succeed in all aspects of school life.
I have had the honour to call Wesgreen my home for the last 10 years of my life and I would not have it any other way. Wesgreen is truly an inclusive environment where innovation sparks diversity. I will never forget the people I met, lessons I learned, tears I shed and the memories I made in the halls throughout my journey as a primary, middle and high school student. I cannot imagine my life outside of Wesgreen, but I know that I have been prepared for greatness. I will do my best to do my home proud.
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