Grow, Build, Achieve - Uniting the best of British education with the best of Kuwaiti culture

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+965 9225 6777

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Saba St, Block 10

Salmiya, Kuwait

09:30 - 16:00

Sunday - Thursday

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+965 9225 6777

For all enquiries

Saba St, Block 10

Salmiya, Kuwait

09:30 - 16:00

Sunday - Thursday

Welcome to Gulf British Academy
Gulf British Academy values trust

Trust

We build trust through our teacher-pupil relationships to create a safe and caring learning environment.

Gulf British Academy values respect

Respect

We cherish one another and promote positive and respectful behaviour so that everyone feels valued.

Gulf British Academy values empathy

Empathy

We encourage seeing with others’ eyes, hearing with others’ ears, and feeling with others’ hearts.

Gulf British Academy values passion - one of GBA's core values

Passion

We deliver varied and inspiring lessons so our pupils become passionate about their subjects.

Growing, building and achieving excellence together

Based in Salmiya, Gulf British Academy opened in 2005 and quickly established itself as one of Kuwait’s top independent, co-educational schools. Our motto is Grow, Build, Achieve and our vision is to unite the best of British education with the best of Kuwaiti culture.

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Head's Welcome

Welcome to Gulf British Academy (GBA). Set in lovely new premises, GBA is an accredited co-educational international school for Foundation to Year 7 pupils (with plans for further expansion each year). I hope your association with us will be a long and enjoyable one and that our website gives you an insight to life at GBA.

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Parent Information

If you have been searching for an international primary school for your child, with an expanding secondary section, we hope you will consider Gulf British Academy. In September 2020 we welcomed our first Year 7 to the new school. In September 2021, this will be expanded to include Year 8, with an additional year level added every year. In the fullness of time, GBA will offer IGCSE and A-Level examinations. This will enable pupils to apply for the best universities in the world.

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Our Curriculum

At Gulf British Academy, we strive to deliver creative and interactive academic programmes. These are based on the new National Curriculum in England and are child-initiated, inquiry based and holistic in approach so that children become confident and independent learners.

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"Tomorrow's world is in today's classroom"

This is our philosophy when it comes to your child's experience at Gulf British Academy - to provide a quality education that empowers them now and for future generations.

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Muhammad AlAli, Director General

News and Events

Nov
04
GBA Remote Learning Underway

Remote learning underway for new academic year

Gulf British Academy has started the new academic year with our teachers across all the key stages commencing their curriculum via remote learning. From home and in school, teachers are using a…

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Feb
22
Kuwait National Day at GBA

Kuwait National Day celebrated at GBA

Marking Kuwait’s declaration of independence in 1961 and to celebrate the day when Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ascended to the throne in 1950, Gulf British Academy held its Kuwait National Day event…

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Feb
13
The First Kids in Space - Year 3 Production

Year 3 Productions - The First Kids in Space

Yesterday and today our parents were treated to Year 3’s productions – The First Kids in Space by Debbie Campbell. The year is 2020 and a class of young space cadets are…

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